Business  /  Published 14.01.21

Lens on online loans

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday formed a working group to study all aspects of digital lending activities to help it implement an appropriate regulatory framework. The move comes amid ri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Stalker on Calcutta Metro arrested

A 26-year-old woman who said a man had been stalking her and touching her inappropriately on Metro trains over the past two months got her alleged harasser arrested on Monday. The woman raised the al...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.20

7 held for extortion using porn

Revealing details of their modus operandi, the Superintendent of Police Karthik S said the accused had registered themselves as sex service providers on sites such as Oklute and Skokka. Once somebody ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Teen highlights child safety concerns

A 17-year-old girl who lives and has grown up in a red-light area became the chairperson of the state commission for protection of child rights for an hour on Thursday and said every child should be s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

Youth held for online sexual harassment

A young man, pursuing MCA, has been arrested on the charge of sexually harassing a woman by sending her objectionable videos through Facebook messenger and making indecent proposals on the phone, poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar


Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Youths try to pull woman off bike on BT Road

Three youths on a bike tried to pull down a woman from a bike on BT Road early on Monday and thrashed her brothers before a passing police patrol came to their rescue, police said. Cops managed to ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Abused, girls quit social media

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60 per cent experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five ...
By Reuters in London

Calcutta  /  Published 29.09.20

Action on harassment sends a signal: Mimi

Police on Monday submitted the chargesheet against a yellow taxi driver arrested earlier this month based on actor-turned-MP Mimi Chakraborty’s complaint that he had passed lewd remarks at her. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gariahat

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

‘Maoist-turned-tormentor’ lynched in Gumla

“After his release from jail, he left the PLFI and joined hands with a local criminal Basant Gope and used to extort local businessmen and also harass villagers for money. “The police had...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.09.20

UP: 'police harassment'

At least 20 families in a western Uttar Pradesh village have pasted notices on their doors saying their houses are for sale, claiming they want to leave the state because of harassment by Yogi Adityan...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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