News  /  Published 17.07.22

One held on rape charge

A 42-year-old woman has alleged that a man raped her in an unknown location near Ultadanga Dakshindari earlier this week. Based on her complaint, police arrested a man named Dipu Dolui on Friday. Ac...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 15.07.22

World Cup call from South America for Baguiati girl Aditi Jaiswal

She hit a purple patch from February this year, winning a gold and a silver at the University Games in Chandigarh, playing as a part of the Calcutta University team. She has not looked back since. &ld...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Kolkata police quiz event firm staff in charge of KK show at Nazrul Mancha

One investigator said they would verify the claims with the organisers. An official working for the company told The Telegraph: “We have nothing to hide. The contract is in black and white.&rdq...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.06.22

Questions swirl around Nazrul Mancha

Lack of preparedness: The organisers of any event at Nazrul Mancha have to take permission from the police and the KMDA. But neither agency is involved in deciding how many people will enter. Joint c...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Kolkata police reroute plan sends autos off roads in Ultadanga

The police said three-wheelers dominated most of the road space around Bidhannagar railway station, a melting pot for passengers who use the suburban network from Bongaon and Barrackpore to reach Kolk...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 13.05.22

New Town constable held for snatching 15kg silver

A constable posted at Eco Park police station in New Town has been arrested for allegedly taking away nearly 15kg of silver from a jeweller from Jharkhand at the Ultadanga railway station, police said...
By Snehal Sengupta in Ultadanga

News  /  Published 01.05.22

Nationalised bank guard dies after being off his motorcycle on Ultadanga flyover

A private car overturned on Sarat Bose Road around 7.45pm on Saturday when the vehicle apparently lost control and rammed into the median divider. Police said preliminary investigation revealed that ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dakshindari

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Bagmari resident complains to Kolkata mayor about water crisis

Residents of some standalone buildings are allegedly drawing water illegally from the supply network of the civic body, denying many their due share when the city is reeling under an unrelenting summe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Scooterist flung off EM Bypass-VIP Road flyover, dies

A 30-year-old scooterist died after being flung off the flyover connecting EM Bypass and VIP Road early on Thursday. The victim was identified as Amit Balmiki. He fell nearly 30 feet and landed on t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

PWD starts repair on potholed VIP Road

All over the city most roads have an undulating stretch as a result of patchwork repairs that result in an extremely bumpy ride. For many years, all that VIP Road got was patchwork repairs that peele...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata


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