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Calcutta Police
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

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


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