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Extortion
India  /  Published 17.08.22

ED chargesheets actor Jacqueline

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has decided to name Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez as an accused in a multi-crore money laundering case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar and others...
By Our Web Desk

News  /  Published 02.08.22

Ranchi lawyer held from Kolkata mall for ‘extortion’

A lawyer based in Ranchi was arrested from the parking lot of a south Kolkata mall on Sunday night for allegedly extorting money from a businessman, police said. Rajiv Kumar was arrested with ₹50 l...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.22

'Arrest Suvendu'

Bengal on Saturday reported 235 new Covid-19 infections, 217 recoveries and two deaths, with the case positivity rate at 7.04 per cent. Currently, there are 3,496 active cases in the state, with ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Blackmail with morphed photos for loan recovery in Kolkata, suburbs

The woman’s first reaction, the officer said, was to think that the friend was actually circulating her photograph. But later she thought the person who had sent her the message could be the act...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

3 traders attacked for extortion protest

Three businessmen were attacked by goons when they reportedly refused to bow down to extortion demands in two separate incidents in Habra of North 24-Parganas and Santipur of Nadia district on Wednesd...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.22

Extortion: Four criminals held

Dhanbad police on Friday arrested four criminals, including one from Uttar Pradesh, in connection with repeated extortion demands and threat calls to Dhanbad-based renowned surgeon Dr Samir Kumar...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Kasba resident assaulted over ‘permission’ for plot boundary

“I told them I was not doing anything illegal and put my foot down saying the construction would continue.” The group that was joined by a few more men then allegedly assaulted him. Sing...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.22

Costly promise

Decades ago, when we were vastly entertained by “The Way of the World”, William Congreve’s Restoration drama satirizing London society, little did I realize that the ways of the worl...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Youth fires in crowded wholesale market in Sonarpur

A young man allegedly arrived at a crowded wholesale fish market in Sonarpur on Thursday evening in a car with a “Police” sticker on it, threatened some traders for not paying him and fire...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 21.04.22

J&K: BJP leaders arrested

  Two BJP leaders were arrested on Thursday for allegedly extorting money from a woman in order to get her brother out of jail, officials said. They identified the arrested men as BJP's Band...
By Our Bureau in Srinagar


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