Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.19

Dhanbad kids’ shelter home now gamblers’ den

A three-storey government shelter home, ready for the last six months, has turned into a garbage dump and gamblers’ den when Dhanbad Child Line members are struggling to accommodate abandoned child...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Police ‘watch’ youth drown in Asansol

An Asansol youth fleeing from a gambling den during a police raid on Wednesday night jumped into a pond and drowned as cops stood on the edge allegedly ignoring his calls to be rescued.The family of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.19

Cops question husband

Police have detained the husband of the woman whose half-burnt body was found on Thursday from Tiriltoli forest in Kalamati, around 20km from the state capital. The area falls under the jurisdiction o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

Six held in Dhubri for gambling

Police have arrested six persons for gambling in College Nagar of Dhubri town while a lockdown is in place to contain the spread of coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday. The area has already been de...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Sports  /  Published 12.06.19

World Cup: What are the bookmakers saying?

Gambling is a beautiful game as well as big business in this part of the world. Bets are placed not just on the outcome, but also on various other weird aspects.A mystery punter has bet a record £57,...
By Indranil Majumdar in Nottingham

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Does AI in casinos violate gamblers' right to privacy?

Fair falls foulSir — Swapan Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha member, has requested the Centre to take over the Pous Mela, citing Visva-Bharati’s inability to organize the event as per the stipulations laid...
By The Telegraph in

Culture  /  Published 25.05.19

A peek into the world of political betting

Right now, it is like Christmas for the satoris…” says my source. He continues, “…IPL [Indian Premier League], general elections, World Cup.” He is a bookie, and a satori is someone who plac...
By Manasi Shah in

North East  /  Published 25.05.19

Drive against illicit liquor in Haribashar

A large number of women hit the streets of Haribashar village in south Assam’s Karimganj district on Saturday, demanding a crackdown on sale of illicit liquor and gambling in the area.At noon, the w...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Bihar  /  Published 05.11.18

Police-public clash in Bihar's Beur, 1 killed

One person was killed and over a dozen others, including some police personnel, were injured during a police-public clash in Beur area early on Monday morning.The clash happened when a police team fro...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna


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