Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

1 held for posing as govt official

A resident of Bangur Avenue has been arrested for allegedly posing as a government official and travelling in a beacon-fitted SUV. Mohit Sharma was intercepted on Bangur Avenue by a team from Lake To...
By A Staff Reporter in Bangur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Lalbazar detectives take up job con case

Calcutta police detective department has taken up the probe against Rakhal Bera, arrested earlier for his alleged links in a job racket where a complainant said he was falsely “sold” a job...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

Mithun: speech under scanner

The Calcutta Police on Wednesday began virtually questioning actor-turned-BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty in connection with a complaint accusing him of inciting post-poll violence in West Bengal throug...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.21

Bombs near BJP poll office in Hastings

Calcutta police anti-rowdy squad seized 51 crude bombs from a spot a stone’s throw from the BJP election office in Hastings on Saturday night after receiving military intelligence inputs. The b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Our excuses for stepping out

The number of people defying pandemic curbs, taking advantage of the government’s relaxations, increased manyfold on Thursday and Friday, police said. Till Friday evening, Calcutta police had p...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.21

Police step up vigil in the afternoon

Police had a stronger presence on the roads on Wednesday and many more people were asked why they had stepped out. The step-up in vigil came after an assessment by the police that some people in the ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.21

One-way rule tweak across city

The stretch between the Park Street-AJC Bose Road crossing and the Park Circus seven-point crossing has been turned into a two-way corridor for autos and buses from 7am to 1pm, the Calcutta police com...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Cops plan to retain command centre

Calcutta police are planning to retain the set-up of the unified command centre created in anticipation of Cyclone Yaas so that various agencies can regroup in the shortest possible time in case of an...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lalbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.21

Police hospital now a Covid facility

Following the inauguration, the consul general of Germany in Calcutta, Manfred Auster, had issued a statement: “I am pleased to see this additional COVID-facility to be inaugurated today at the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.21

Road furniture to be removed, scan on cars

All guardrails and road furniture such as no-entry boards, speed markers, direction signage and traffic cones will be removed on Tuesday to prevent accidents caused by strong winds that will blow thro...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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