India  /  Published 18.08.22

Arms dropped by Pak drone seized

Police here seized an ammunition consignment allegedly meant for terrorists dropped by a drone from Pakistan near the Jammu International Border (IB), officials said on Thursday. "The arms were ...
By PTI in Jammu

India  /  Published 27.06.22

J&K: Terrorist arrested

A terrorist was arrested and arms and ammunition seized from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said on Monday. They said he was tasked by Pakistan-based handlers to atta...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jammu

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Kolkata traffic cops on roads with arms after 10 years

“I came prepared with my holster and collected my gun from the local police station,” said a traffic cop posted in south Kolkata who was on day shift. “Although it was not mandatory,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Mandatory arms for Kolkata traffic cops on night duty

The city police issued an order on Wednesday that said traffic sergeants on night duty will have to mandatorily carry arms. The city traffic police used to carry arms till 2011. After that, the pract...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.04.22

Gun, bullets and bombs found inside parked auto in Haridevpur

A 7mm pistol, two bullets and 16 crude bombs were found inside a polythene bag kept on the back seat of an autorickshaw in a residential neighbourhood in Haridevpur on the southern fringes of the city...
By Our Special Correspondent in Haridevpur


News  /  Published 06.04.22

20-year-old arrested for picture with gun on Instagram

A 20-year-old youth, who had posted a display picture on his Instagram account holding a gun, was arrested on Monday night for alleged illegal possession of arms. Police said that on examining t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

Ammunition seized, 8 arrested

Police in Siliguri and Malda districts have seized several firearms and live cartridges during the ongoing special drive initiated by the police across Bengal. After the Bogtui carnage in Birbhum, ch...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.22

Blast at house kills one

One person was killed when a part of a house collapsed and its roof was blown away after a stockpile of bombs kept there exploded at Sardarpara-Phoolmalancha village in South 24-Parganas early on Tues...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Nine shootouts in eight months trigger illegal weapon worry for Kolkata

Bus injures pedestrian on Bypass A pedestrian was  injured after he got hit by a bus on the EM Bypass on Friday morning, police said. The police identified the man as Ashok Rabi, 45, a resident...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.22

Didi asks cops to seize arms

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday directed police superintendents and commissioners in Bengal to launch a 10-day “special drive” to unearth illegal arms and ammunition. The direc...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta/Bolpur


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