West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Data operator held for stealing Kanyashree cash

Police have arrested an outsourced computer operator of a school in South 24-Parganas for allegedly stealing Rs 8 lakh meant for Kanyashree beneficiaries. The accused, Sandip Roy, allegedly replaced ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Joynagar

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

... Husband steals scooter to 'gift wife'

Time and court will tell if the account holds but a lockdown story that will initially bring out the titters and then possibly a tear or two has been added to the police files in the city. A scooteri...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.19

Mr Darjeeling: drug abuse to muscleman

In school, Pasang Sherpa often stole money to buy drugs. Last week, the 35-year-old stole the limelight, muscling his way to the Mr. Darjeeling title.“I feel happy being able to send a message. We s...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Bihar  /  Published 01.11.18

Smugglers lay hands on Buddha’s compassion

A rare, 900-year-old idol of Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva (prospective or future Buddha) of infinite compassion in Buddhism, has been stolen from Birpur in Begusarai, setting off alarm bells and r...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Shopper’s wallet stolen

A woman’s wallet was picked from her bag that she had kept in a trolley along with her purchases while shopping at a department store in Tollygunge on Sunday.A man pretending to be a shopper was cau...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.19

Burglar sieve near Jharkhand CM's residence

A special policing drive will soon be launched in Agrico under Sidhgora thana in the wake of routine thefts and break-ins near the chief minister’s residence.The decision has largely been spurred by...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 08.02.20

Corporate sandwich test

The story of Paras Shah, an Indian-origin bond trader who has been earning £1 million a year but has been suspended by the Citigroup bank for allegedly stealing sandwiches from the office canteen, is...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.20

Driver steals hill tourists’ car

A hill driver who had taken three tourists around town on their Honda City and warmed up to them so much that he was called to their hotel room has been accused of stealing their car and leading them ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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