News  /  Published 20.11.21

Kolkata Municipal Corporation cracks down on Russell Street waste extortion racket

Civic body official visits prime road and speaks to stall owners...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.11.21

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

Puffed rice seller on footpath said practice of extorting money to clear waste started about three-four years ago...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Where are you, SC asks Param Bir

Apex court posts matter for further hearing on November 22...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.11.21

History-sheeter from Garia arrested in Howrah district

Nanti faces multiple cases of extortion, murder, attempt to murder and cases of illegal possession of arms against him...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 01.11.21

Waze in crime branch custody

Remand in connection with extortion case in which Param Bir Singh is also a co-accused...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


News  /  Published 17.10.21

Two held for extortion bid on vocalist

The threats started coming on October 9, with the caller using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to reach one of Khan’s daughters several times on her mobile phone...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Param Bir: One more extortion case

Fourth such case against former city police commissioner within a month...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.21

Video calls ‘morphed to extort’ doctor

The 61-year-old had received multiple video calls on WhatsApp on a particular day, following which he was being blackmailed...
By Our Special Correspondent in Phoolbagan

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Teenager ‘IPS’ arrested for extortion

The boy was allegedly sending messages to people on phone saying they had police cases against them and he could 'settle' the cases if they paid him...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.21

Criminal wanted for muder surrenders

Vikash Singh, accused in several extortion cases, has been identified as the main conspirator in Kendua mandal president Satish Singh's killing...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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