Narada sting operation: Mirza appears before ED, ‘says accepted cash as donation to orphanage’
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

IPS Officer S M H Mirza, during the interrogation, revealed that he met Samuel through Tiger Mirza, the “middleman” who had allegedly introduced Samuel to the Trinamool Congress leaders who were caught accepting money in the sting video.

Textile traders protest against ‘complex, confusing’ GST rules
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Amit Agarwal, a protester, said: “We have to learn computer skills and hire a chartered accountant. We are small day-to-day traders, it doesn’t make sense. Government is perhaps not aware of the plight of small traders who deal with fabrics.”

Fake doctors’ racket: Man with ‘fake’ MBBS degree held
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

Accused worked with 2 hospitals, treated patients at 5 clinics

After Sonika Chauhan, two fatal accidents, two different charges: family & lawyer call it unfair
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

The accident involving Rao happened on March 7.

Belle Vue CEO questioned over ‘fake doctor’ arrest
Sun, May 28, 2017

So far, four doctors with fake degrees have been nabbed by CID officials and many more officials are still on the radar.

Kolkata: ‘Fake medical board’ kingpin held at airport
Sat, May 27, 2017

Price of a counterfeit degree would run into lakhs, main accused would charge an ‘extra Rs 10,000 for a gold medal’

Villagers thrash 3 for performing ‘black magic’, want dead girl back
Fri, May 26, 2017

“The victims were pleading for mercy,” said a police officer.

Kolkata arms racket: CID to leave for Bihar
Fri, May 19, 2017

The CID has allegedly found that the Rabindra Nagar factory — from where 38 semi-finished pistols and some arms-making equipment were recovered — was operating for the last three to four months.

Kolkata: Five years after AMRI fire, trial has miles to go
Thu, May 18, 2017

The fire had broken out on December 9, 2011. Police filed a case against 16 members of the hospital staff on several grounds of negligence; among the charges was culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

NEET controversy: Question paper in Bengali ‘tough’, medical aspirants want re-exam
Wed, May 17, 2017

Hundreds of students on Monday staged a protest inside the campus of Swastha Bhavan in Kolkata and submitted a memorandum to the Director of Medical Education

A model’s death and a crash probe
Thu, May 11, 2017

Police take time questioning actor who was at wheel; he denied he had drunk, now cops say he admits it

Refused to pay donation to build my house, was assaulted: Jawan
Wed, May 10, 2017

Praveen Kumar Rajak, a sepoy in Rashtriya Rifles, had come to his native place at Rishra in Hooghly on May 3 to begin construction of his house. At present, Praveen’s family stays at a rented house in Rishra.

Hooghly jetty collapse: ‘We have accepted he is no more… but families haven’t even got the bodies’
Thu, May 04, 2017

Week after Hooghly jetty collapse, six families waiting for bodies feel search hasn’t been intense enough

‘Hidden’ CCTVs installed in Malda district to improve law and order
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

As Malda is also considered a hub of trafficking, the police and administration believe 24x7 surveillance will help in eradicating criminal activities, sources said.

Sukma attack: Three mothers mourn sons, one newly married, one with wedding plans
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

At Atharanala village, also in Cooch Behar, constable Binoy Chandra Burman’s relatives struggled to console his mother Fulo Burman.

Birbhum blast: Six held, main suspect on the run
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

As toll goes to nine, villagers say we are paying price of sand mafia war

Sand mafia destroyed peace, natural beauty
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

As per local sources, the sand from the river in Labhpur is “excellent” in terms of quality and demand. They claim the sand is transported to places like Rajarhat New Town, Murshidabad, Asansol and Durgapur.

A day after Blast in Birbhum: Villagers fear stepping out of their homes
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Some claimed the tragedy was a fallout of tussle between two groups over control of the sand mined from the Mayuakshi river, senior police officers declined to confirm this.

Birbhum: Seven killed in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Following the explosion, Dwarka High School — located near to the blast site — was closed, said police.

Narada case probe: Lodging FIR against 12, CBI closes in on Trinamool Congress
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

The FIR also mentioned “unknown persons” and CBI officials claimed there were “many others who were a part of the conspiracy but were not shown in the footage’’.

Kolkata Police to set up database, remind drivers to renew PUC certificate
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

“It’s in the planning stage. We are working to prepare a database with the help of PUC centers and the public vehicles department" DC (traffic) said

Oppostion must see their flaws, not of EVMs: BJP
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Expressing disappointment on Opposition parties urging that ballot paper polling system be brought back, Hussain said: “They should find out flaws in their policies which made people reject them."

Kolkata: 10 arrested for violence in Hooghly
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

In Telinipara, group ‘stopped’ another headed for Ram Navami procession.

Day after Ram Navami, locals step in to defuse ‘tension’ in Kolkata’s Port area
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

To prevent any untoward incident, the Kolkata Police also posted messages on the social media, asking people to not pay heed to any rumors of a “religious clash”

SJDA scam: Enforcement Directorate searches IAS officer’s home in Kolkata
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

During its search operation at Kumar’s home in Rosedale Garden complex, an ED team seized bank account documents and two diaries.

Abandoned flyover scars Kolkata landscape, no closure for victims
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Sixteen people have so far been arrested in the case, including officials of construction firm IVRCL and Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).

Trader and Tata staff, both victims frequented city
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Meanwhile, a hotel customer said many people had to climb down pipes and other thing to escape the fire.

Two killed in early morning fire at Kolkata hotel
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Owner, manager held for ‘negligence’.

Akansha murder case: Chargesheet against Das soon, says Police
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Akanksha had left home on June 31, 2016, claiming she had secured a job in the US.

Kolkata: Equinox director held for ‘cheating’ investors
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

According to officials, the DEO is free to register a suo-moto case against a company on the basis of complaint from investors.

Kolkata: Complaint against poet Srijato Bandopadhyay for ‘hurting Hindu sentiments’
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Sarkar, a resident of Siliguri, said Srijato’s poem was “derogatory” towards Hindus.

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Narada case: ‘West Bengal police puppets’
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Mamata Banerjee said the West Bengal police department was not allowed to probe the Narada sting operation.

Narada tapes: When filmed, IPS officer S M H Mirza was Burdwan SP
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The court, in its order on Friday, not only described the state police as a “puppet on a string”, but also urged the government to suspend Mirza.

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Narada sting, Mamata Banerjee questions timing
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Stating that the respondents did not deny being featured in the video footage, the court said the conduct of public figures must be beyond reproach.

West Bengal: Couple held in infant abduction case
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

On Tuesday, an infant was recovered from their home at Bagmari near Manicktala following a tip-off.

Calcutta Medical College and Hospital: Newborn stolen from hospital, woman picked up
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

A reward of Rs 1 lakh was also announced by the police for information about the woman.