West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.21

10 named in Manish murder chargesheet

The state CID submitted its chargesheet to a court in Barrackpore on Friday in connection with the killing of BJP leader Manish Shukla and brought criminal conspiracy and murder charges against 10 per...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

Calcutta  /  Published 04.11.20

Air funds for Bengal cities

The Centre has released Rs 192.5 crore for “air quality improvement” in the Calcutta urban agglomeration, which includes Howrah and Barrackpore, the two cities where like Calcutta the air ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

CID retraces footsteps of Manish killers

The assassins of Manish Shukla had come from outside Bengal and stayed at two houses in Barrackpore for days before pulling the trigger, CID officers said on Friday while adding that those men had bee...
By Kinsuk Basu , Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

MP Arjun’s nephew held over Rs 11cr loan fraud

The detective wing of Barrackpore police commissionerate has arrested BJP MP Arjun Singh’s nephew Sanjith Singh, alias Pappu Singh, for allegedly swindling Rs 11.6 crore that was disbursed as lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

3 arrested over Shukla’s murder

The Criminal Investigation Department on Tuesday arrested three persons in connection with the murder of BJP leader Manish Shukla and said the killing was possibly the fallout of a personal rivalry. ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.20

Cash crunch delays sewerage treatment

Uncertainty looms large over the commissioning of an underground sewerage system in Barrackpore of North 24-Parganas on account of a cash crunch despite the completion of two sewerage treatment plants...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Embezzle charge against MP, nephew

Police have started a case against BJP’s Barrackpore MP Arjun Singh and his nephew Sourav Singh, accusing the duo of embezzling Rs 9.21 crore during the MP’s tenure as chairman of Bhatpara...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Student shot over ‘bike-park brawl’

An undergraduate student was shot dead allegedly by four motorcycle-borne assailants in front of his home at Titagarh in North 24-Parganas on Friday night following a clash over parking of bikes. The...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

4 held over attack on Trinamul councillor

Four youths have been arrested in connection with an alleged murder attempt on Champa Das, a Trinamul Congress Councillor at North Barrackpore municipality. Four bike-borne men had opened fire at Das...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

4 named in attack on Trinamul councillor

Trinamul Congress councillor at North Barrackpore municipality Champa Das has named four persons for allegedly shooting at her from a close range on Saturday night. Four motorbike-borne youths fired ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore


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