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Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Dad recounts ‘fenk dunga’ threat

The father of two-year-old Shivam Sau who died after being flung from a balcony on Sunday evening alleged on Monday that neighbour Shiv Kumar Gupta had said he would “throw away” Shivam if the chi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Drug caution for Calcutta cops

Police officers on duty as “frontline workers” in the fight against Covid-19 have been asked to take hydroxychloroquine as a preventive only if recommended or prescribed by a registered medical pr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Sub-inspector suspended for citing jurisdiction

A sub-inspector of Beniapukur police station was suspended on Monday for allegedly refusing to register a complaint citing jurisdiction when a woman reported that her three-year-old daughter had been ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.20

Emergency! Child born in cop car

A woman gave birth to a girl inside a police vehicle that was taking her to hospital as her husband was unable to arrange for an ambulance during the lockdown on Wednesday.Sanjiv Chakravorty, the insp...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

Cops to elderly: We are just a call away

Elderly residents who live alone have been urged to call the Senior Citizens’ Helpline number to report any discomfort or problem to police in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.Calcutta has a lar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.19

Family lost and found in 3 hrs

A woman and her two sons who had come to the city from Bangladesh for medical treatment were separated on Saturday when one of them went to look for a hotel room and were reunited within three hours w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Calcutta police scan ATM fraud victims’ accounts

Seventy Calcuttans who have lost their money to ATM fraud over the past week were called to the city police headquarters at Lalbazar and asked to submit their bank statements for April this year.Polic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

App-cab drivers go on rampage on Bypass

An Uber driver held on to the steering as a man kicked on the door and another banged on the car on the airport-bound flank of the Bypass on Thursday afternoon.The driver appeared scared as he slowly ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Stalking and filming cry in heart of city

A 19-year-old woman ran to a traffic police sergeant in front of the Central Metro station on CR Avenue and complained that a man had made video recordings of her and been stalking her on Saturday eve...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.18

Curious case of Calcutta's closed flyovers

Traffic seldom sleeps in Calcutta but several of the newer flyovers leading to the airport are put to bed between 10pm and midnight, catching motorists by surprise and occasionally creating a bottlene...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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