Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Complaint: Phoney cops in ATM heist

A group of men knocked at a Bright Street house early on Wednesday posing as cops and forced the resident at gunpoint to withdraw and give them Rs 10,000, police said. The robbery occurred at an apar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

One more held for supplying arms to chartered accountant

One more person has been arrested for supplying arms to chartered accountant Amit Agarwal who used them to kill his mother-in-law before shooting himself at his in-laws’ house in Kankurgachhi on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Freedom of speech cry by ex-officers

Nearly a hundred former civil servants — all of who have retired from top positions in the bureaucracy — have picked up cudgels for the citizens’ right to freedom of speech and disse...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.07.20

CEO, directors held for Visakhapatnam gas leak

Police on Tuesday night arrested the CEO and two directors besides eight other officials of LG Polymers in connection with the styrene vapour leak at its plant in Visakhapatnam on May 7, which killed ...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

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 28.06.20

Man held for kidnap of nephew

A 10-year-old boy was abducted from outside his Tiljala home on Friday afternoon after which his family got ransom calls for Rs10 lakh. He was rescued from a guesthouse in Behala’s Parnasree, some 1...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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


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