India  /  Published 13.10.20

Jalpaiguri man held over fake admissions

The Criminal Investigating Department of Sikkim police has arrested a man hailing from Mal Bazar in Jalpaiguri district of Bengal for allegedly duping many people of crores of rupees by promising them...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Online Covid gear cheats arrested in Salt Lake

Two men were arrested in the Bidhannagar area on Sunday on charges of cheating people in the name of online delivery of hand sanitisers, face shields, gloves, and masks, police said. They apparently ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bidhannagar

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Extortion bid posing as minister’s relative

A man whose surname is “Biswas” tried to extort a woman on the phone by promising her a government job and introducing himself as minister Aroop Biswas’s relative sometime last week....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.09.20

Family loses Rs 6 lakh to job cheats, three held

A man spent more than Rs 6 lakh to get his son a government clerical job but realised he had been cheated when he landed up at what he thought would be his son’s office — Khadya Bhavan.&nb...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Market

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

TV actor cheated, actress arrested

A TV actor has alleged that he has been cheated of more than Rs 10 lakh after being promised roles in television serials and Bengali movies. Based on a complaint lodged by Suprabhat Sarkar, a TV actr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Charu Market

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

North East  /  Published 16.11.18

Assam Higher Secondary Education Council mulls jammers

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council has decided to install jammers at “sensitive” higher secondary examination centres in the state from next year to prevent students from cheating using ...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.18

Being nationalist is easier than being civilised

The recent air pollution of severe proportions in cities like Calcutta and New Delhi resulted from a failure to comply with a Supreme Court order that banned firecrackers during Diwali. The unabated p...
By Anup Sinha in

India  /  Published 28.09.19

Police file chargesheet against Gambhir, others in cheating case

Delhi police has filed a supplementary chargesheet before a city court against cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir and several others for alleged criminal breach of trust and cheating flat buye...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Shop hand ‘dupes’ bill payer

A 30-year-old employee of a mobile store near City Centre Salt Lake has been arrested for allegedly clearing out an octogenarian’s bank account and using the money to buy gold on e-commerce websites...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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