West Bengal Police
News  /  Published 17.05.22

Shots fired at Barrackpore biryani outlet, 2 injured

Three men came riding a motorcycle and fired at a biryani outlet in Barrackpore, around 30km north of Kolkata in North 24-Parganas district, injuring two persons, on Monday afternoon. The injured wer...
By Our Bureau in Barrackpore

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Bike-borne men shoot at two in Barrackpore biryani outlet

A traffic sergeant of Kolkata police was injured by a kite string on the Parama flyover on Sunday afternoon, police said.  The sergeant was on duty at the time of the accident. According to poli...
By PTI, Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.04.22

Thane cops nab Murshidabad mason for teen’s kidnapping, rape

Thane police have arrested a 27-year-old man from West Bengal for allegedly raping a teenage girl after abducting her two years ago from here in Maharashtra, an official said on Wednesday. The accuse...
By PTI in Thane

News  /  Published 27.04.22

17 police transfers to quell crime, ‘faction feuds’ in Trinamul Congress

The state government on Tuesday transferred several senior police officers across districts in what is being seen as an attempt to curb lawlessness in certain pockets and stop factional feuds within T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.04.22

Green tribunal calls noise reduction drive in West Bengal an eyewash

The eastern zonal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said no effective action has been taken by police to check noise pollution in Kolkata and the rest of Bengal. The bench of Justice B. ...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 18.04.22

Mother, sons die in fire at Maheshtala home

A woman and her two sons died from burns that they suffered after a fire broke out in their house in Maheshtala in South 24-Parganas district, around 20km south of Kolkata, late on Saturday. The fire...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.04.22

Malda man-son held for job fraud in coal minister’s name

A father and son were arrested on Monday from Englishbazar in north Bengal’s Malda district, around 330km north of Kolkata, for allegedly creating a fake email ID in the name of Union ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town

News  /  Published 07.04.22

IISER teacher blamed for young researcher’s ‘suicide’

Sayak Das, superintendent of police of the Ranaghat police district, said: “We have received a complaint from the researcher’s mother. We have also recovered a suicide note and some empty ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

News  /  Published 06.04.22

20-year-old arrested for picture with gun on Instagram

A 20-year-old youth, who had posted a display picture on his Instagram account holding a gun, was arrested on Monday night for alleged illegal possession of arms. Police said that on examining t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.04.22

IISER researcher found dead in laboratory

A final-year researcher of the integrated PhD programme at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, was found dead inside a laboratory on the Mohanpur campus on Monday....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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