Criminal Investigation
West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.21

HC asks CID to file status report on firing

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Criminal Investigation Department to file by May 5 a status report on the firing by central forces during the April 10 polling in the Sit...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.21

CID takes over Sitalkuchi probe

Bengal CID Friday took over the case of killing of four people in firing by the CISF during polling in Cooch Behar district on April 10, a senior government official said. A Special Investigation Tea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Two held over blast that hit minister

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bengal police arrested two persons for their alleged role in the blast at Nimtita railway station on February 17 night, which had left minister of state ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta, Murshidabad

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

CID starts probe into coal smuggling

A dozen sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Department led by deputy inspector general Ajay Thakur on Friday started a probe into complaints of coal smuggling lodged by Eastern Coalfields Limited wi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Manish ‘shooter’ arrested in TN

A key accused in the murder of BJP leader Manish Shukla has been arrested in Tamil Nadu in a different case, prompting a team of officers of Bengal’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to l...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Education  /  Published 15.12.20

Crime Patrol

When one mentions forensic science, often the first image that pops into the mind is that of Dr Salunkhe, the forensic scientist on the popular and long-running TV series, CID. He mixed colourful chem...
By Devina Sikdar

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.10.20

Sahara City rape case: CID seeks narco tests

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has sought a narco analysis test of the alleged victim’s employer Nanak Chand Seth and his wife Mamta in the Sahara City rape case.  The CID on ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

CID retraces footsteps of Manish killers

The assassins of Manish Shukla had come from outside Bengal and stayed at two houses in Barrackpore for days before pulling the trigger, CID officers said on Friday while adding that those men had bee...
By Kinsuk Basu , Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

BJP leader murder: One more held

The Criminal Investigation Department on Thursday made a major breakthrough in the probe into the murder of BJP leader Manish Shukla as sleuths seized three motorcycles belonging to the alleged assail...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

Mamata: missive to governor

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday sent a missive to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar pointing out his recent queries into criminal investigations against an accused amounted to interference in state...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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