West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Mob attacks cops, ASI injured

A police team was attacked and their vehicle torched at a village near here on Saturday night when they went there to rescue a youth who had been apprehended and beaten up by local people who suspecte...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.21

Passenger held for stealing luggage

A passenger on board the Howrah-Mumbai Mail was arrested for stealing a piece of luggage belonging to a CRPF jawan from Tatanagar station on Tuesday.  The accused, identified as Irshad Ansari, w...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

World  /  Published 02.06.21

Mugger seizes Bangladesh leader’s smartphone

A senior cabinet minister in Bangladesh has been robbed of his mobile phone by a mugger while he was travelling in his official vehicle here. Bangladesh’s planning minister M.A. Mannan said he ...
By PTI in Dhaka

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Patuli burglar arrested

The second person involved in the burglary in Patuli’s Baghajatin Colony was arrested by officers of Patuli police station on Thursday evening. Dibas Dey, 36, a resident of Vivekananda Naga...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Bike thief arrested by police

A man who was in a rush to meet his four-day-old nephew admitted to Calcutta Medical College and Hospital parked his two-wheeler outside the hospital and asked a stranger to look after it. An hour la...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Bowbazar


Calcutta  /  Published 17.11.20

Snatcher on scooter strikes

A woman walking towards her home in Bijoygarh after seeing off her niece lost her gold chain to a snatcher on a scooter on Sunday evening. Her screams alerted a police patrol, which was nearby, and c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Lockdown solace for ‘book thieves’

She added that during the lockdown, the library is also a “playground of minds”. “In this tea garden area, there are hardly any physical spaces open for children. There are no parks...
By Vivek Chhetri in Nagri Farm

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.20

Two police officers suspended in Giridih over custodial death

Giridih police on Saturday suspended two of its officers, including the officer in charge of Madhuban police station, following the custodial death of a person who was accused by villagers of stealing...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Theft alert at locked schools

Palamau police have alerted managers of schools which have been locked during the Covid pandemic as thieves are on the prowl. “A daylight theft was committed in Westfield Public School at Bhawa...

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

‘Thief’ shot by security guard, dies of injury

A man, who had allegedly entered a closed factory in Taratala early on Monday with the “intention” to steal iron rods, was shot by a security guard, police said. The man suffered a bullet...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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