02 Mar 2021
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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.
01 May 2018
Non-veg lovers opt vegetarian-food in Kolkata. The reason is fear
The fear of being served with meat of dogs/cats has reportedly reduced the sale of non-vegetarian food by almost half in Kolkata and surrounding areas.
17 Apr 2018
Kolkata Police summon Mohammed Shami, his brother for questioning
Kolkata Police have summoned Mohammed Shami and his elder brother Hasib Ahmed for questioning in the complaints filed by Shami's wife Hasin Jahan.
05 Apr 2018
Kolkata horror: Man living with mother's 'mummified' body for 3-years
In a horrific case, a Kolkata man in his fifties has been found to be living with his mother's 'mummified' body since three years.
12 Mar 2018
Police seek details about Mohammed Shami's SA tour from BCCI
Two days after filing non-bailable charges against Mohammed Shami, Kolkata Police have contacted BCCI seeking details about his South Africa tour.
10 Mar 2018
Delhi Daredevils await BCCI's instructions in Mohammed Shami's case
Fresh trouble is brewing for Mohammed Shami.
06 Mar 2018
Kolkata: 3-year-old girl brutally raped by bus cleaner
In a horrific incident, a three-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by a bus-cleaner inside a parked luxury bus on Canal (West) Road in north Kolkata.