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ASI suspended for not helping ‘rape victim’

The Assistant Sub-Inspector,who allegedly did not help a woman as she sought his help to file a complaint against rape,was suspended on Thursday for dereliction of duty.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Published: July 27, 2012 4:01 am

Kolkata:The Assistant Sub-Inspector,who allegedly did not help a woman as she sought his help to file a complaint against rape,was suspended on Thursday for dereliction of duty. The woman was allegedly raped in Satragachi on Wednesday and had approached ASI Nirmalendu Ghosh,said Nishad Pervez,DC (Headquarters),Howrah police. The ASI was suspended for not informing Jagacha police station of it. The FIR was registered several hours after the alleged incident.

PIL seeks CBI probe into transfer of Salt Lake land

Kolkata:A PIL was filed in the Calcutta High Court on Thursday demanding CBI inquiry into the alleged illegal transfer of land at Salt Lake during the last decade. The petition also urged the court to cancel the June 22 notification allowing the transfer of land at Salt Lake after paying Rs 5 lakh to the government for each cottah of land transferred. Arunagsu Chakraborty,the petitioner,alleged that the present government allowed the illegal transfer of land by taking money. The stated policy does not to allow transfer of land at Salt Lake but the new government changed it,the petition said. In the late 1960s,the government had started distribution of land to middle and lower income groups at Salt Lake with a condition that the land would not be transferred to any body.

Agreement to restart JSW project on Aug 9

Kolkata:An agreement to restart work on the Rs 35,000 crore steel project by JSW in Salboni will be signed on August 9,said CM Mamata Banerjee.

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