Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Fatal fall in bid to flee

A man died after falling from a third-floor apartment in north Calcutta from where he was allegedly trying to flee as police were knocking on the door. The incident happened on Saturday night inside ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chitpur

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Crippled mother, son found dead at home

Elocutionist Pradip Ghosh passed away at his Jodhpur Park home on Friday. He was 78. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee described him as a “bright star in the world of  elocution” in her ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

TV actor in sleaze net

Fifteen persons, including a television serial actor, have been arrested and a minor has been detained from two parlour-cum-spas in the city for their alleged involvement in a sleaze racket. Police s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Harsher section invoked in car case

Police on Friday submitted a chargesheet for the Anandapur incident where a woman was allegedly assaulted and forced out of a Honda City and then another woman who tried to rescue her was hit by the c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Anandapur

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Why police need to review time-tested Puja plan

In previous years the police could predict the pattern of pandal hopping by experience or timings of Metro and local trains. This year it will be different. “There is uncertainty. No one knows ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Dog lover alleges fund-raising fraud

A young woman who runs a shelter for stray dogs in the city has alleged that photographs and details of her centre have been stolen and used by others to raise funds online from abroad. Titas Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Nets to stop bikers from falling off flyover

Steel nets mounted on iron frames are being fixed on the crash barriers of Garden Reach flyover to prevent two-wheeler riders from being flung off the bridge during a crash. In June last year, three ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Designer’s friends, kin seek probe

Some relatives and friends of late fashion designer Sharbari Datta went to Lalbazar on Friday and said police should probe the immediate circumstances before her death. The police told them they shou...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lalbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Police hint: Door not shut on cycle lanes

A committee of government officials and an external expert has been set up to explore possibilities of creating dedicated cycle lanes in the city and among its members is a representative of the city ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

... Husband steals scooter to 'gift wife'

By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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