West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

BSF rescues ibises, smugglers escape

The Border Security Force rescued five straw-necked ibises, which are Australian migratory birds, from near India-Bangladesh border in Nadia’s Hridaypur on Friday night. According to BSF source...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Weapons and bullets seized in Malda, two arrested

Two suspected smugglers were arrested with firearms and bullets from Baishnabnagar in Malda on Monday. According to police sources, three disassembled rifled muskets, two improvised pipe guns and som...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.21

STATE DIGEST: JMM backs caste based census

Hazaribagh: A joint team of Chatra district police and excise department arrested three smugglers with 14,300 bottles of country made liquor and 792 bottles of foreign liquor, who admitted that they w...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

Syrup worth over Rs 8 lakh seized

Five suspected smugglers were held with over 4,000 bottles of cough syrup from Madhughat, a locality off NH12, in Malda on Sunday night. Police sources said the cough syrups were smuggled from Uttar ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.21

Endangered species of primates rescued in Hasnabad

A police team rescued a slow loris, an endangered primate species, eight macaws and three turkeys from a village in Hasnabad in North 24-Parganas on Thursday. The seized animal and the birds have been...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.21

‘Smugglers' held with pangolin, scales

Three suspected smugglers were arrested after a pangolin and its scales weighing around a kilo were recovered from their possession at Gajoldoba in Jalpaiguri district on Thursday evening. According ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Dhanbad police bust food grain racket

At a time when many belonging to an economically weaker background are facing a food crisis due to decreased income during the lockdown, repeated incidents of black-marketing and smuggling of foo...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.21

BSF rescues 54 exotic birds

As many as 54 exotic birds were rescued by the BSF from Bijoypur village in Nadia as they were being smuggled into the Indian side of the India-Bangladesh border on Wednesday evening. BSF sources sai...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.21

Two liquor smugglers held

Acting on a tip-off, officials of state excise department seized Indian-made foreign liquor worth over Rs 1.5 lakh from a car at Pardih Chowk on NH-33 under Mango police station area in Jamshedpur, th...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Cops seize over 3,000 turtles in trucks

Police seized 3,396 Indian softshell turtles, apparently meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh, from two mini-trucks at two spots under the Barrackpore police commissionerate on Wednesday. Titagarh poli...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore


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