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Calcutta Police
West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Mamata announces police board overhaul

Calcutta police has launched a mobile app called Niramoy for their personnel. Through the app, the health of those who report sick and are hospitalised or home quarantined will be monitored daily. Thi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

Bitcoin gang at work? Probe on

The city police’s detective department is investigating if an organised gang is at work across Calcutta and neighbouring areas cheating people by promising them hefty returns from bitcoin invest...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Police stations told to ensure walkers’ safety

All police stations across the city have been asked to remain alert against snatchers, especially in the morning and the evening, when hundreds of Calcuttans step out for their daily dose of fresh air...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Fake news can land you in trouble, tweets top cop

The Calcutta police commissioner on Wednesday warned everyone against sharing or forwarding any social media message without properly verifying it. “Spreading #FakeNews can land you in trouble!...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Extortion: cuffs on volunteer

A 22-year-old youth who worked as a civic volunteer in the Calcutta police has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort money posing as a guard of a deputy commissioner in the city police. Police...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jodhpur Park

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Phones are buzzing with cheat calls

More than 1,700 complaints have piled up in Lalbazar in the past two months. They are related to cheating or cheating attempts on the phone where callers posed as bank officials or restaurant managers...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Keep tabs on elderly, complexes told

Residents’ welfare associations of housing complexes should keep a close watch on the aged in their communities and let the police or civic bodies know if they need any help, Calcutta’s no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.20

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 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


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