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Cong MLA accuses Hooghly rail police of killing man in lock-up

Hooghly: The Government Railway Police (GRP) at Sheoraphuli in Hooghly have allegedly killed an accused man in the lock-up. The charge has been made by...

Three kids electrocuted as overhead power cable snaps in Hooghly

Hooghly: Three children got electrocuted after an overhead electric cable snapped on them this morning. All the three children are now hospitalised, and the...

State govt dissolves Chandannagore Municipal Corp board

Kolkata: The state government has dissolved the Trinamool-run elected board of Chandannagore Municipal Corporation in Hooghly and has appointed a civil servant as administrator...

Miscreants loot Rs 12-lakh from Hooghly petrol-pump manager

Hooghly: Armed miscreants looted as much as Rs 12-lakh by firing at the manager of a petrol-pump at Balagarh More in Hooghly. The incident took...

Priest arrested for sexual abuse of minor girl in Hooghly temple

Hooghly: Police in Hooghly district have arrested the priest for alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl in the temple premises. The arrested priest has...

Bengal kangaroo court shaves off woman’s head for talking to unknown youth

Hooghly: Notwithstanding Bengal often boasting itself of having a progressive society, kangaroo courts subjecting women to barbaric punishment continues to be a blot on...

Youth shoots dead girlfriend in Kolkata suburb, injures her parents

Hooghly: In a dreaded incident, a youth has shot dead his estranged girlfriend and has injured her parents in a suburb of Kolkata today...

Boy beaten to death in Hooghly for morphing photo of employer’s wife

Hooghly: A teenage boy has been beaten to death in Hooghly district allegedly because he morphed a photograph of the wife of his employer. The...

Mentally retarded girl climbs train roof in Hooghly, gets charred to death

Hooghly: A mentally retarded girl got charred to death after she climbed to the roof of a local train and came in contact with...

Bengal govt fined Rs 19-lakh for teenager’s negligent death 22 years ago

Hooghly: It was in 1996 that a lively teenage boy died after being administered a contaminated anti-rabies vaccine in a state-run hospital in Hooghly...

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