India  /  Published 04.12.21

Charge-sheet against Param

The crime branch of Mumbai police on Saturday filed a charge sheet against former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case registered in suburban Goregaon. This ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 29.11.21

Warrant against Param cancelled

A commission probing corruption allegations against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh cancelled the bailable warrant issued against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh after...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 21.11.21

Waste extortionists stay away from Russell Street

The CMC had on Thursday evening transferred the overseer of solid waste management department of Ward No. 63. The overseer is responsible for ensuring that waste collectors were doing their job prope...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 21.11.21

4 arrested for extortion and theft

Three men and a woman have been arrested in Netaji Nagar on Saturday for alleged extortion and theft from a resident who had taken a loan from the woman but was unable to return the amount, police sai...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 20.11.21

Kolkata Municipal Corporation cracks down on Russell Street waste extortion racket

A senior official of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) visited Russell Street in Kolkata's central business district on Friday and asked hawkers and shop owners not to pay any money to anyone em...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 19.11.21

Russell Street shops, hawkers face extortion in name of trash collection

A store official said that since the hawkers have to pay the waste collectors, they in turn do not allow the stores to put any waste in the bins. The waste collectors come in the morning, roughly aro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Where are you, SC asks Param Bir

The Supreme Court Thursday asked former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh to disclose his location and said, "no protection, no hearing until we know where you are". The apex court...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.11.21

History-sheeter from Garia arrested in Howrah district

Kolkata police have arrested history-sheeter Bablu Ghosh alias Nanti from Howrah on charges of illegal possession and use of arms, police said. Nanti and one of his associates Sheikh Adil Hossain wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 01.11.21

Waze in crime branch custody

The Mumbai Crime Branch on Monday took the custody of dismissed police officer Sachin Waze in connection with an extortion case registered against him at suburban Goregaon, an official said. After ta...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 17.10.21

Two held for extortion bid on vocalist

A driver and a former office assistant of classical vocalist Ustad Rashid Khan were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 50 lakh and threatening to kill his family if the amount was not paid. The thre...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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