World  /  Published 19.06.22

Gun sellers to US men: Man up

Last November, hours after a jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of two shooting deaths during anti-racism protests in 2020, a Florida gun dealer created an image of him brandishing an assault rifle, with...
By Mike McIntire, Glenn Thrush, Eric Lipton

World  /  Published 03.06.22

Tulsa: Gunman kills four

A man carrying a rifle and a handgun opened fire in a medical office building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Wednesday afternoon, killing four people and injuring several others before apparently taking his o...
By Jesus Jiménez, Alex Traub

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

Malda: 2,200 SIM cards & firearms seized

Police have seized over 2,200 pre-activated SIM cards from the house of a fraudster in the Sagardighi area of the neighbouring Murshidabad district. Shaw Amit Kumar, the additional superintendent of ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Kolkata traffic cops on roads with arms after 10 years

“I came prepared with my holster and collected my gun from the local police station,” said a traffic cop posted in south Kolkata who was on day shift. “Although it was not mandatory,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.22

Malda: TMC leader held

A Trinamul leader based in Harishchandrapur of Malda was arrested on Monday for wielding a pistol in public and threatening people that he would fire indiscriminately at them. Sources said Puran Mush...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


News  /  Published 23.04.22

Elderly factory owner wields gun to threaten hawker in Behala

According to the rulebook, no one has the right to flaunt or brandish his or her licensed gun before others without justifying the extent of threat or insecurity he or she had felt to do so. “E...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Parnasree

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

Firearms seized from Bihar ‘smuggler’

A suspected smuggler, who is resident of Bihar, was arrested with four firearms on Monday from a train while he was en route to Malda. Faizul Mohammad, who hails from Munger district of Bihar, was in...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 08.04.22

Delhi riots: 1 held for arms supply

A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly supplying a weapon to one of the accused in the infamous northeast Delhi riots over two years ago, police said on Friday. The accused has been identified ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.22

Bombs, firearms seized

Police on Friday seized over 200 crude bombs and 19 firearms, apart from several rounds of live ammunition, during a special drive across the state to unearth illegal arms and ammunition. The drive w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.22

Haul of arms and drugs

New Jalpaiguri police arrested two persons after an improvised firearm and one round of live cartridge were seized from their possession here on Sunday night. The arrested duo — Barun Das and P...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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