West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Girl killed in sleep, spurned lover held

A 20-year-old college girl was murdered while she was asleep at home late on Saturday night allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. Murshida Khatun, a resident of Salua in Daulatabad, and a first-year student...
By Alamgir Hossain in Daulatabad

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Bhutan women killed, youth held

A Jaigaon youth has allegedly killed two Bhutanese women as he was facing pressure to pay them money so that one of them didn’t file a rape complaint against him.The women were aged 25 and 26 and ha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Two arrested for selling kites

Two men, who were selling and flying kites on the main thoroughfare near Park Circus, were arrested on Tuesday evening. Police have prohibited both selling and flying kites near flyovers following inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Top JMB operative arrested at Suti

The special task force of Calcutta police arrested Abdul Karim alias Boro Karim, a member of Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), from Suti in Murshidabad in the early hours of Friday. Police sources...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Chhattisgarh's first CM Ajit Jogi dies

Ajit Jogi, the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh and a mass leader who dominated the state's politics for long, died at a private hospital in Raipur on Friday, doctors said.Jogi (74) had been battl...
By PTI in Raipur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.20

Crores gone, Jharkhand Cooperative Bank's manager held

The Jharkhand Cooperative Bank’s Seraikela branch manager, Sushil Ku­m­ar Satpathy, 57, accused of embezzling over Rs 37 crore of the bank’s money, was on Sa­tu­­rday sent to Seraikela divisi...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 06.05.20

India-origin man jailed in Singapore over abuse

A 53-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore was on Wednesday sentenced to seven months in prison for verbally abusing police and safe-distancing enforcement officers who were urging compliance with t...
By PTI in Singapore

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Covid-19 pandemic: ‘Exaggeration’ cuffs on 2

Two men have been arrested for allegedly circulating a clip of a Covid-related conversation that police said contained false information and was “motivated and exaggerated”.Naveen Kumar Poddar was...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Youth brings friend body in ambulance from Chennai

It was an arduous task and a life-risking endeavour for Raphael AVL Malchhanhima to cover over 3,000km to bring his bosom friend’s body from Chennai until the thought of “Tlawmngaina,” a set of ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

1368 lockdown violators held in Tripura

During the one-month lockdown period from March 24 to April 24, Tripura police have arrested 1,368 people and more than Rs 20 lakh fine was imposed for violating the lockdown rules .Additional inspect...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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