News  /  Published 20.03.22

Father and son shot at in Tiljala

A father and son received bullet injuries after a group allegedly fired upon them when they were returning from a local market in Tiljala around 7.30am on Saturday, police said. Police said three rou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.03.22

Shootout in south Kolkata’s Tiljala area

Two persons were injured in a shootout in the city's Tiljala area on Saturday morning, a senior police officer said. The injured were identified as Raju Roy, a taxi driver, and his father, Dablu ...

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Fake police vehicle seized

Calcutta: A man was arrested for allegedly providing logistic support and funding to the suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operatives arrested in the city last week. Lalu Sen alias Rahul Sen ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Call centre fraud in Amazon's name

A dozen men who were allegedly running a call centre fraudulently posing as representatives of global e-commerce giant Amazon from an office along EM Bypass have been arrested. Police said people wou...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

50 shanties gutted in afternoon Tiljala fire

A fire destroyed more than 50 shanties along GJ Khan Road in Tiljala on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Twenty-two fire engines were able to control the fire by 6pm. The fire broke out close to Forum...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Children turn water monitors

Thirty slum children in Tiljala are using rainwater to do their washing in the monsoon, reusing laundry water in toilets and encouraging others in the neighbourhood to save water. The children, all f...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Building tilts in Tiljala

Thirty-five families were evacuated from two buildings in Shibtala Lane, Tijala, on Wednesday evening after one of them — a five-storey apartment block — tilted towards the other. Civic engineers...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

Doctor cries Facebook friend trap in Calcutta

A doctor’s Facebook friend complained of chest pain and when he visited her home she tried to get intimate with him and two men demanded Rs 10 lakh for not posting their pictures on social media, he...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Online fraud cuffs on Tiljala resident

A man in his 20s has alleged that a man he met through a dating app used his private photographs to blackmail him into sharing his ATM card and its PIN.Mohammad Ghulam, who had introduced himself as S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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