Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

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 10.07.20

Contrasting pictures of enforcement

Police have sought the Cricket Association of Bengal’s permission to set up a makeshift quarantine centre inside Eden Gardens for cops testing positive for Covid-19. The police have sought a wr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Calcutta police step up Covid-19 campaign

“Please do not loiter. Please go back home once you are done shopping. Do not forget to wear masks and do not step out of your home unless absolutely necessary” -- that was the refrain of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Lockdown no bar for ‘big knife’

The app cab owner arrested for allegedly stabbing a woman in his vehicle had placed an order for a knife with a shop in Bishnupur in South 24-Parganas during the lockdown, police said on Sunday. The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Please behave and help lighten police burden

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By Pradip Sanyal in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Cops’ task no laughing matter

“The man was identified and admitted to NRS Medical College and Hospital. He is believed to have inflicted the wounds on himself,” said an officer of the south division. Several voices in...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Cop riddle: how to deal with feverish suspect

Police are trying to figure out  what to do if a person arrested is found running a temperature. In the absence of any clear protocol, police stations across the city have devised ways to keep t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Enforce manja ban now, HC tells police

Calcutta High Court on Monday directed police to strictly enforce a ban with immediate effect on Chinese manja and nylon and synthetic threads used to fly kites. Chief Justice T.B. Radhakrishnan and ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Shop street empty early, robbers target bank

Robbers allegedly broke into the Lindsay Street branch of a nationalised bank when it was closed over the weekend and reached the vault after breaking three locks on the locker door, police said. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Bikers in mask pose as cops, rob elderly

At least four elderly women were robbed of their gold ornaments in the past 48 hours and police believe two men on a motorcycle wearing masks and posing as cops were involved in the robberies. The tw...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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