West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.19

Woman named ‘suspects’ in diary

Shyamali Ghosh, the 75-year-old woman who was found murdered in her Jodhpur Park apartment on Thursday morning, was fearing for her life and suspected that a few people she knew were plotting her murd...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.19

Body hangs from bridge, cops debate jurisdiction

A man was found hanging from a pipeline beside Ultadanga bridge around 6am on Wednesday but officers of three nearby police stations in Calcutta police and Bidhannagar police jurisdictions spent three...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Calcutta police start refusal probe

Lalbazar has started a probe into the alleged refusal by officers of at least two police stations to respond to a man’s call for help after an alleged incident of road rage early on Friday. Accordin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Violations halve

The number of reported lockdown violations in Calcutta reduced to almost half on Thursday compared to Wednesday as police stepped up vigil on markets and shops that were open for essential supplies.Be...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.19

BJP marches to Lalbazar and avoids conflict with police

The BJP’s march to Lalbazar ended in less than two hours on Wednesday amid conflicting interpretations on whether the saffron camp had enough fire power or Bengal’s main Opposition party decided t...
By Kinsuk Basu and Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.19

100-plus arrests on Holi

More than 100 people were arrested from across the city on Holi on charges of disorderly conduct, police said.The offences include racing, rash and negligent driving, drink driving and riding motorcyc...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

Love pinch of ‘US man’: Rs 23 lakh

A 68-year-old Lake Gardens resident, who once worked as an interpreter with Scotland Yard, was allegedly duped of over Rs 23 lakh by an “American” who she met online and had promised to marry her....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Cops seek plan to curb accidents

Calcutta police on Thursday told officers in charge of traffic guards in and around the city to go through details of road accident cases in their areas and suggest if a plan could be devised to preve...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

Dhandha Manda

Chitpore Road in north Calcutta stretches only about five kilometres from Bagbazar to Lalbazar. But if one were to count the olden reference to it in Bipradas Piplai’s Manasa Bijay from 1495, it is ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Lalbazar orders crackdown

Lalbazar has had to tell its officers to implement the law.A day after a bus that did not have a fitness certificate crashed with schoolchildren having travelled recklessly for sometime on Monday, Lal...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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