West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

Three held with yaba tablets worth Rs 60 lakh

A wild adult tusker died after it was struck by lightning near the Jaldapara National Park in Alipurduar district on Monday night. Sources said two elephants had moved out of the park area and had en...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

BJP leader held for gun attack on colleague

The police in Malda  arrested a BJP leader on Friday night in connection with the April 18 attack on Gopal Chandra Saha, the BJP candidate of the Maldaha Assembly constituency who survived a bull...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 30.04.21

TV journalist Rohit Sardana passes away

Television journalist Rohit Sardana died in Noida of cardiac arrest on Friday, days after he tested positive for Covid-19, according to his channel Aaj Tak. He was 41. Sardana, who was an executive ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Noida

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.21

6 arrested for attack on BJP nominee

Six persons, including a youth supposedly close to an elected panchayat head of the BJP, were arrested on Thursday in connection with a recent attack on the BJP candidate of the Malda Assembly seat. ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

One held for dupe, cop impersonation

A man was arrested for allegedly duping people by impersonating police officers and pressuring them to part with money and jewellery if they did not want to be arrested in a false murder case against ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


India  /  Published 12.04.21

Lynched Bihar cop’s mother dies

The mother of the Bihar police officer allegedly lynched by a mob at a village in North Dinajpur died of cardiac arrest on Sunday after knowing that her son was no more. Urmila Devi, 70, had not been...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 07.04.21

Assam writer held for FB post on jawans

Sikha Sarma, a Guwahati-based writer and vocal critic of the state government, was arrested on Tuesday over a Facebook post that was accused in an FIR of “causing disrespect to martyrs”. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

States  /  Published 03.04.21

SDF leader arrested over Facebook post

Prakash Gurung, a youth leader of the Sikkim Democratic Front, was arrested from Gangtok on Thursday on charges of promoting enmity between communities after a night of high drama played out at the Sa...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.21

Nigerians held for cyber fraud

Pranita Sinha, 70, a Visva-Bharati alumnus and member of the women’s socio-cultural outfit in Santiniketan, Alapini Mahila Samity, on Tuesday danced to a Rabindranath Tagore’s song celebra...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.21

CID arrests businessman for coal smuggling

The CID on Friday night arrested businessman Randhir Singh from his home in West Burdwan’s Andal for his alleged involvement in a coal smuggling case. Sources said Singh, the first such catch s...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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