West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Firearms haul in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans coastal police seized a huge cache of firearms from a house in Radhanagar area of the Baruipur police district, South 24-Parganas, in the early hours of Wednesday. Police have also arr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Baruipur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.20

STATE DIGEST: Pistols seized by police from Jamshedpur’s Bagbera

A car fell into a 10ft-deep ditch along Ranchi-Patna highway at Saraiya in Padma block, around 22km from the Hazaribagh district headquarters. Five men who were in the car sustained minor injuries and...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.20

State digest: Firing at Hazaribagh banquet hall

Two persons were arrested on Wednesday from the Saria area in Giridih in connection with a robbery in Nirsa’s Galfarbari on September 14. Vickey Sharma and Sanjay Sharma had allegedly stolen two...
By Our Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Arrests after Arambagh prod

Four large police teams headed by Hooghly (rural) police chief Tathagata Basu raided at least two dozen villages in Khanakul block, Arambagh subdivision, to recover firearms and bombs, and arrested si...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.20

State digest: Arms haul at Garhwa; Remdesivir crisis in Bokaro

Senior Congress leader Sweta Singh also requested state health minister Banna Gupta to provide Remdesivir to BGH as soon as possible.  “I called state minister Banna Gupta and apprised him...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.19

Gun control for polls begins

As many as 30 of over 1,000 licensed firearms have already been surrendered in Jamshedpur in accordance with a district administration order, a routine procedure followed in the run-up to elections as...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Police on bomb hunt in Birbhum

Nearly 400 people with criminal records were arrested and 200 crude bombs seized, along with half a dozen improvised pistols, at different places across Birbhum district on Saturday night.The arrests ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

World  /  Published 21.03.19

New Zealand to ban military-style guns, says Jacinda

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand on Thursday announced a national ban on all military-style semiautomatic weapons, all high-capacity ammunition magazines and all parts that allow weapons t...
By Damien Cave and Charlotte Graham-McLay/NYTNS in Christchurch

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.18

Court lens on arms disposal

Jharkhand High Court on Thursday ordered home secretary S.K.G. Rahate and director-general of police (DGP) D.K. Pandey to furnish a blueprint of the state government’s proposal for disposal of seize...
By Chandrajit Mukherjee in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.03.20

Riots expose Delhi’s arsenal of guns

When Rambhakt Gopal popped up in front of anti-citizenship-act protesters on January 30 and fired at a Jamia Millia Islamia student, he could hardly have realised he was pioneering a dark trend.Two lo...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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