Jharkhand  /  Published 10.04.21

14 held for murder, extortion

In a major breakthrough, the city police busted a criminal racket and arrested 14 people from different police station areas on Saturday.  While making the arrests, the police seized as many as ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.04.21

SC upholds CBI probe on Anil Deshmukh

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the appeal filed by the Maharashtra government and its former home minister Anil Deshmukh challenging the CBI probe ordered into allegations of extortion agains...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.03.21

Arrest in actor’s PA suicide case

A man has been arrested in Rajasthan for his alleged involvement in blackmailing and threatening Pintu Dey, the personal assistant of Tollywood actor Ankush Hazra, who had committed suicide at his aun...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.21

Shots fired at SUV in Kadma

In the letter that was found near the vehicle, the victim was asked to pay `rangdaari' (extortion money) or be ready to die. The man who was seen in the CCTV camera footage is tall with...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.21

Traders meet police over security

With an aim to check criminal activities, the police administration organised a meeting with traders at district police office on Sunday where they have decided to form a coordination committee at eac...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Goons threaten new food unit in Nadia

Two women entrepreneurs from Calcutta have put on hold the construction of an export-oriented food processing and preservation unit on a 49-bigha plot adjacent to NH12 in Nadia’s Chakdah over al...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.20

2 posing as PLFI held for extortion

Chatra Police on  Wednesday said they had arrested two accused, including one from Gaya, for trying to extort Rs 5 lakhs from a tea seller. The officer-in-charge of the Pratappur Police Station ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Extortion cuffs on Salt Lake spa employee

An employee of a spa-cum-grooming centre has been arrested for allegedly blackmailing the owner and posting her objectionable photographs on social media when she refused to pay him. Bidhannagar poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Rajarhat

Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Former help, son arrested for harassment

Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of cricketer Mohammad Shami, had been receiving calls threatening to post her photographs and mobile number on obscene websites if she did not pay up, she complained to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Body-in-bag case: Couple arrested

A couple have been arrested for the murder of 20-year-old Sabah Khatun, whose body was found inside a plastic bag in Ekbalpore last Thursday. Sheikh Sajid, 30, and Anjum Begum, 26, residents of Ekbal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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