A day after the Metro Railway authority received a threat call claiming to blow up a station, Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested the caller from Usthi in South 24-Parganas district.
The Kolkata Police has issued a fresh notification banning cycles on 62 major thoroughfares of the city and other forms of non-motorised transport on 174 roads for providing safe and uninterrupted movement of vehicular traffic.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal could have been in the net of security agencies way back in 2009 but he successfully managed to free himself from Kolkata Police after being arrested in a theft case by concealing his identity, NIA has said.
The West Bengal BJP on Monday expressed concern over security arrangements made by the state and Kolkata Police for Narendra Modi`s rally in the city on February 5, saying it does not have faith in the police.
Four days after helping police nab one of four who molested her, a city woman tonight complained to the police of getting threats from the other absconding three to retract or face "serious consequences."
The Mamata Banerjee government`s recent decision to ban cycling on main roads in state capital Kolkata has left thousands of residents in this eastern metropolis seething with anger, reports said on Tuesday.
Amid speculation that he may be arrested soon, Rajya Sabha member Kunal Ghosh was on Thursday questioned by West Bengal Police for the fifth time over the last 12 days, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
West Bengal government directed the district police to make special security arrangements after receiving complaints of violence from the nine districts which would go to panchayat polls in the first phase on July 2.