Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Expelled cop, 3 others in trader cheat net

A trader who started dabbling in dry fruits after his business failed during the lockdown was cheated by an expelled cop, a taxi driver, an auto driver and a man with criminal cases against him, polic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Suicide after severe pain, dad too dies of shock

A 60-year-old man was found hanging at his home early on Sunday, hours after doctors at a government hospital, where he went with severe leg pain, allegedly told him to go to another hospital as no or...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.20

Violations ebb during day 2 of lockdown

Calcutta witnessed a “complete” lockdown on Saturday with even fewer people stepping out of their homes compared to Thursday, the first day of the staggered weekly clampdowns by the Bengal...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Please don't step out to buy groceries

Police campaigned across the city on Wednesday informing citizens of the complete lockdown on Thursday, Saturday and Wednesday and the possible consequences of violating the order. Several police off...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Police drive on blood oxygen level

Police have launched a campaign in housing complexes and standalone highrises as part of their Covid battle, telling residents to monitor their blood oxygen saturation level at least once a day with a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

Market closed for a week

The Maniktala market, which adjoins a containment zone and is one of the busiest shopping hubs in the city, was closed on Sunday for at least a week in an attempt to slow down the spread of Covid-19 i...
By Our Bureau in Maniktala

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.20

WhatsApp: con busted in Delhi

A Nigerian who had allegedly duped people by sending them text messages saying their WhatsApp numbers had won a prize and asking them to share their personal details to claim the money, has been arres...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

Bridge to be closed for load test

Jibanananda Setu that connects the Bypass with Prince Anwar Shah Road and Jadavpur crossing through the Avishikta connector will be closed for three days starting Friday night for a load test. Calcut...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

ATM alarm staves off robbery attempt

A burglar alarm inside an ATM kiosk foiled a robbery attempt by masked men, who were trying to prise open the machine, early on Saturday. The robbery attempt took place inside an unguarded nationalis...
By Our Special Correspondent in Watgunge

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Contrasting pictures of enforcement

The number of containment zones in Calcutta went up by three on Friday, taking the total to 28 in the Calcutta municipal area, according to the government’s list of such zones. The new places a...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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