Articles about Kolkata Police

01 Aug 2022

Lawyer fighting PIL against Jharkhand CM Soren arrested in Kolkata

A lawyer fighting two PILs against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was arrested in Kolkata on Sunday.

17 Jun 2022

West Bengal
Kolkata: Call center employees gang-rape colleague at office party

Amid reports of a string of sexual assault cases across India, a woman was gang-raped in a Kolkata guesthouse on Saturday last week.

07 Sep 2021

Kolkata: Thirteen-year-old boy, mother found dead at home, six detained

The bodies of a teenage boy and his mother were recovered from inside their flat in the southern part of Kolkata's Parnasree, following which six persons were detained in connection with the case.

15 Jul 2021

Kolkata man stabbed by snatchers, two others robbed

A man, who went out for a morning walk, was stabbed in Kolkata's Maidan area on Wednesday as his belongings, including a high-end mobile phone, were snatched by two bike-borne miscreants, police said.

03 Jul 2021

Two injured in fire at closed cinema hall in Kolkata

At least two people were injured when a massive fire broke out at a closed cinema hall in the city's Lake Town area, a senior official of the fire department of Kolkata said.

01 Jul 2021

Constable dead, several injured in bus accident in Kolkata

A police constable died and 13 others suffered injuries on Thursday when a bus carrying passengers hit the wall adjoining a gate of Fort William, the Army's Eastern Command headquarters, with its driver having lost control on the wheels, an officer said.

02 Mar 2021

West Bengal
Heroin worth over Rs. 25 crore seized in Bengal: Details

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police has seized over five kg of heroin, worth Rs. 25.09 crore in the international market, from West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman District and arrested a person in this connection, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

14 Jan 2021

West Bengal
Major blaze in Kolkata's Bagbazar, 24 fire tenders at spot

At least 24 fire tenders were pressed into service as a major fire broke out at a slum in north Kolkata's Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening.

14 Dec 2020

Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

On Friday, actor Arya Banerjee was found dead inside her south Kolkata apartment under mysterious circumstances.

21 Sep 2020

Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated

Actor and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has accused a video dating app of using her picture without permission.

11 Sep 2020

West Bengal
Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

On a day when India added a record 96,551 new coronavirus cases and the total tally breached the 45 lakh mark, BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh declared that the health crisis is over and that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was imposing lockdowns to block the saffron party's rallies.

16 Aug 2020

West Bengal
West Bengal Governor miffed as CM skips Independence Day event

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed his annoyance over Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's absence at a traditional tea party at the Raj Bhawan to celebrate the 74th Independence Day on Saturday.

18 Jul 2020

West Bengal
Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Swastika gets rape threats; two arrested

One person has been arrested by Kolkata Police for his alleged involvement in posting rape and acid attack threats to actor Swastika Mukherjee on social media.

26 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.

24 Nov 2019

India-Bangladesh Day-Night Test: Five people arrested for placing bets

The ongoing second Test between hosts India and visitors Bangladesh has been hyped too much, owing to it being the first-ever Day-Night Test for the two nations.

02 Sep 2019

Arrest warrant issued against Mohammed Shami: Details here

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami is once again at the center of controversy after an arrest warrant was issued against him.

10 Jun 2019

West Bengal
Trinamool v/s BJP: What is happening in Bengal

During 2019 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal (sort of) redefined violence, with clashes between Trinamool and Bharatiya Janata Party workers being reported in all seven phases.

09 May 2019

ISC topper made DCP for a day, became father's boss

Richa Singh, who ranked fourth across India in the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class XII examinations, was made the Deputy Commissioner of police (DCP) of Kolkata for a day as a reward for her achievement.

09 Mar 2019

27 gunny bags of explosive substances seized by Kolkata police

Kolkata Police have seized a huge quantity of explosive substances from a goods vehicle in Chitpur area of the city today.

10 Feb 2019

West Bengal
CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here

After a gruelling eight hour-long questioning session on Saturday, the CBI, on Sunday, commenced questioning Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar again in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

09 Feb 2019

West Bengal
CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

After an explosive showdown with the Kolkata Police earlier, the CBI is slated to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Saturday.

05 Feb 2019

#MamatavsCBI: Mamata calls off dharna; to take-up issue in Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called off the "Save the Democracy" dharna in Kolkata after three days.

05 Feb 2019

West Bengal
CBI v/s Kolkata Police: How is it Mamata's moral victory?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the Supreme Court's verdict on the tiff between Central Bureau of Investigation and Kolkata police was a 'moral victory'.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal
IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal
Mamata-Modi showdown: Didi pulls all nighter in dharna against Center

Following the face-off between the Kolkata Police and the CBI, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started a dharna on Sunday night, and spent the whole night on a makeshift dias in a mark of protest against what she perceives as a constitutional coup against her government by the Center.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal
CBI v/s Kolkata police: Supreme Court defers hearing to Tuesday

CBI's plea related to the investigation in Saradha chit fund scam will be heard tomorrow, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

27 Dec 2018

West Bengal
Fire breaks out in Kolkata Metro; 11 hospitalized

On Thursday, metro services in Kolkata were disrupted after smoke was detected on a track.

24 Dec 2018

Kolkata Police offers discounts upto 65% for unpaid traffic fines

Kolkatans, if you haven't yet paid your traffic dues, do it now, as the city police is offering a discount up to 65% if you settle your pending dues.

23 Oct 2018

West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee's house to get two security watchtowers; Opposition riled

The Kolkata Police are planning to build two security watchtowers beside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence to bump up security.

03 Oct 2018

Kolkata: Case registered against unknown persons in Nagerbazar explosion

A suo motu case has been registered against unknown persons in connection with yesterday's explosion in Nagerbazar area of Kolkata that left a boy dead and nine others injured, an official of the Barrackpore Police Commissionerate said today.

16 Sep 2018

Kolkata: Bagri market catches massive fire, 30 fire-tenders at spot

A five-storey building at Kolkata's Bagri market caught massive fire late on Saturday night, and 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, reports said.

14 Sep 2018

Kolkata: 7 bridges labeled as 'most vulnerable' by PWD

In the wake of the Majerhat bridge collapse on September 4, the West Bengal Public Works Department (PWD) has identified seven bridges in Kolkata out of the 20, which the PWD has classified as "distressed" structures, as the "most vulnerable" requiring urgent repairs.

02 Sep 2018

Bodies of 14 infants, wrapped in plastic-bags, found in Kolkata

In a shocking incident, bodies of as many as 14 newborns in various stages of decomposition, wrapped in plastic bags, were found at a vacant land in southern Kolkata's Haridebpur area on Sunday.

23 Aug 2018

Kolkata: Brain dead person donates organs, second-donation within 6 days

Within a span of six days, Kolkata today witnessed another organ donation from a 59-year-old brain dead person, a Health Department official said.

18 Aug 2018

West Bengal
Kolkata: Brain-dead girl brings joy to at least five people

A 15-year-old brain dead girl has brought joy to at least five people who have received her two kidneys, liver, corneas, and skin graft in West Bengal's Kolkata.

01 Aug 2018

West Bengal
Kolkata Police grants permission to Amit Shah's rally on August-11

The Kolkata Police today granted permission for BJP president Amit Shah's proposed rally in Kolkata on August 11.

14 May 2018

West Bengal
Voting begins for Panchayat polls in West Bengal

The voting for the much-awaited single-phase Panchayat polls has begun today across West Bengal amid tight security. "The polling started at 7 am in the morning," an official said.

14 May 2018

1 more arrested for smuggling arms from RFI to Maoists

STF of Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested a man from Bihar on the charge of being involved in an arms smuggling racket busted in Kolkata last week.

13 May 2018

West Bengal
West Bengal: Stage set for Panchayat polls tomorrow amid tight-security

After a protracted legal battle, the much-awaited Panchayat polls are all set to be held tomorrow in West Bengal amid tight security.

13 May 2018

Girl's Facebook-post of man masturbating in bus gets him arrested

A girl's post forced Kolkata Police to take action against a repeat offender, who masturbated at her in a crowded bus.