Ex-student arrested in Jadavpur University molestation case

A former student of Jadavpur University was on Monday arrested for his involvement in the molestation of a girl student of the university on August 28.

Security tightened ahead of Independence day in West Bengal

Security has been tightened in the metropolis and bordering districts of West Bengal on Thursday on the eve of Independence day, police sources said.

Kolkata policewoman`s dance with Shah Rukh Khan draws criticism

Politicians Sunday criticised a woman police officer for dancing in uniform alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at an event here.

Threat caller at Metro Railway arrested

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.

Centuries-old mysterious iron chests finally opened, reveal junk

The high-drama surrounding the centuries-old mysterious iron chests came to an end on Monday after authorities opened them to reveal the contents after a long wait of six years.

Centuries-old mysterious iron chests to be opened in Kolkata today

The mystery surrounding the iron chests lying in Gariahat Police Station will end on Monday after it will be opened as per court order after a long wait of six years.

Kolkata Police issues fresh notification banning cycles

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.

Kolkata Police ban on cycles along major thoroughfares

A fresh notification prohibiting cycles and other forms of non-motorised transport along 174 major thoroughfares of the city has been issued by the Kolkata Police.

After arrest, Yasin got free by misleading Kolkata Police: NIA

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.

We don`t have faith in state police for Modi`s rally: BJP

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.

City woman faces `threat` from absconding molesters

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."

Two persons shot dead in firing at disputed site in WB

Two persons were shot dead and another injured when unidentified assailant opened fire at a disputed property site in Short Street area of the city Monday.

Kolkata residents fume as govt bans cycling on key roads

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.

West Bengal Police question Kunal Ghosh for fifth time

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.

WBHRC holds police officials guilty of youth self-immolation

West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Wednesday held a section of Kolkata Police officials responsible for the self-immolation of a youth, who was fighting for justice for a rape victim.

Police officer assaulted, 2 arrested in Kolkata

Two persons were arrested on Monday for allegedly assaulting a duty police officer when he tried to stop them from fighting, police said.

Kolkata Police asked to deal with complaints of violence

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.

SFI activist`s head hit blunt object, no baton injury marks: Police

The preliminary post-mortem findings of the SFI leader indicates his body and head hit a "blunt, stationary" object before falling on a rough surface.

Kolkata Police let off Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal in 2008

Yasin Bhatkal, one of the co-founders of the banned Indian Mujahideen, was arrested by Kolkata Police in 2008 in a fake currency case, but was let off.

Kolkata police uses Beatles’ Abbey Road cover in road safety campaign

Police in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta are using the image on the cover of the “iconic” Beatles album Abbey Road in a campaign to enforce road safety.