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

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Param Bir: One more extortion case

Mumbai police have registered one more case of extortion against former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh, an official said on Saturday. This is the fourth such case against Singh and second i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.21

Video calls ‘morphed to extort’ doctor

The driver-cum-caretaker of a former member of Parliament who stays in Salt Lake has been arrested for allegedly siphoning off Rs 7 lakh from his employer’s account. Amarnath Singh, 53, was arre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Phoolbagan

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Teenager ‘IPS’ arrested for extortion

An 18-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday for allegedly impersonating an IPS officer. Ankit Kumar Singh, police said, was allegedly sending text and WhatsApp messages to people saying they had poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.21

Criminal wanted for muder surrenders

Vikash Singh, a notorious criminal of Dhanbad, facing several  murder and extortion cases, surrendered in connection with the murder  of BJP Kendua mandal president Satish Singh on Satu...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 22.07.21

FIR against Mumbai IPS for extortion

Mumbai police have registered an FIR against senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh, five other police personnel and two more persons for allegedly demanding Rs 15 crore from a builder to withdraw cases a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.21

Two held over extortion in Bimal Gurung’s name

Two Kalimpong residents were arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly extorting money in the name of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Guring from the head of a private education institution in Silig...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.21

Trio from shooter's gang nabbed

Three dreaded criminals were arrested by a joint team of Dhanbad and Bokaro police on Sunday. The trio were part of shooter Aman Singh's gang and were involved in various incidents of extorti...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Former Calcutta cop in ‘fake job racket’

A former Calcutta police constable was among four persons arrested on Wednesday for allegedly promising six youths jobs as home guard against a payment of Rs 35 lakh. One of the four accused, Masud R...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.07.21

Maha govt making mockery democracy: Fadnavis

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday slammed the Maha Vikas Aghadi government on the short duration of the monsoon session of the state legislature, beginning Monday, saying the ruling dispen...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


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