West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.20

Over 200 violators arrested in Siliguri

Over 200 people were arrested and around 50 vehicles and two-wheelers seized in and around Siliguri on Saturday as the Siliguri Metropolitan Police enforced the lockdown.Chief minister Mamata Banerjee...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 18.04.20

'Hungry man in BJP tweet is jatra actor'

On April 17, the official BJP Twitter handle posted a 52-second clip and said: “A heart-wrenching video of a wailing aged man who has not gotten any food for the last 2 days. This is @nusratchirpsâ€...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.08.19

Kashmir: Midnight knocks, and arrests

Asifa Mubeen was woken up by the sound of barking dogs as police officers began pouring into her yard.Her husband, Mubeen Shah, a wealthy Kashmiri merchant, stepped out onto their bedroom balcony in t...
By Jeffrey Gettleman, Kai Schultz, Sameer Yasir and Suhasini Raj/ New York Times News Service in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Asked to show pass, ASI’s hand chopped

A group of Nihangs chopped off an assistant sub-inspector’s hand on Sunday after being stopped from violating the lockdown in Patiala in Punjab, triggering a police operation in which shots were fir...
By PTI in Chandigarh

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Fake scribe arrested

District police on Sunday arrested one Dilwar Hussain Laskar for posing as a correspondent of Time8, a Guwahati-based news portal in Hailakandi town. His car has been seized.He was brought to Hailakan...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Three youths arrested

Police arrested three youths at Garakheeya Doul, under Pulibor police station in Jorhat district on Wednesday for duping people by impersonating as doctors. Some medical instruments and a car have bee...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

Business  /  Published 07.04.20

Shivinder Mohan Singh bail rejected

The high court of Delhi has dismissed the interim bail plea of former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh. Singh had cited concerns about the spread of the coronavirus in his plea. “The petitione...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

Youth booked in Imphal

A case was filed against a man here after a purported audio clip of him urging people not to follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lights-out call went viral on social media, police said on Monday.Y...
By PTI in Imphal

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Burdwan varsity ex-VC passes on

Mohit Bhattacharya, academic and former vice-chancellor of Burdwan University, passed away following a cardiac arrest at his Salt Lake home on Friday. He was 88 and is survived by his wife, daughter a...
By Surajit C. Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

40 lockdown violations in Nagaland

Forty violations of lockdown were reported across Nagaland on Wednesday.In the report on law and order and facilitation of essential goods and services in the state, home commissioner Abhijit Sinha sa...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur


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