West Bengal police

Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

The key accused, Pramod Singhania, calls himself a follower of Baba Ram Rahim and used to run flesh trade in his guest house in Kolkata's Burrabazar area. 

Jan 06, 2018, 08:05 AM IST
Justice Karnan, the judge who took on Supreme Court, to walk out of jail

Justice Karnan, the judge who took on Supreme Court, to walk out of jail

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan, guilty of contempt of court, is set to be released on Wednesday.

Dec 19, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
Justice CS Karnan retires without SC order on his 6-months jail being executed

Justice CS Karnan retires without SC order on his 6-months jail being executed

A seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar held Karnan guilty of contempt and ordered six months imprisonment for Justice CS Karnan. 

Jun 12, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
SC refuses to hear Justice CS Karnan's plea to stay order

SC refuses to hear Justice CS Karnan's plea to stay order

Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, evading arrest since May 9, on Wednesday failed to get relief from the Supreme Court, which refused to hear his plea seeking a stay on its order awarding him a six-month jail term for contempt of court."

Jun 07, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Setback for Justice CS Karnan, Supreme Court refuses to hear plea for recall of six months jail term

Setback for Justice CS Karnan, Supreme Court refuses to hear plea for recall of six months jail term

In a big setback to Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to accept for hearing a plea of recall of his six-month jail term for contempt of court.

May 19, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

West Bengal: Man with arms, ammunition arrested on Republic Day eve

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday with arms and ammunition in a special raid carried out in view of beefed-up security on Republic Day eve from Sripur village here, police said.

Jan 25, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
West Bengal police arrest accused for sending death threat to Sourav Ganguly

West Bengal police arrest accused for sending death threat to Sourav Ganguly

Samanta has reportedly admitted to having written the letter and was repentant for his act, the report added.

Jan 13, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Kolkata gang-rape case: Three arrested, forensic test results to be available today

Kolkata gang-rape case: Three arrested, forensic test results to be available today

A woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted early on Monday allegedly by four youths in a moving car in Kolkata’s posh township Salt Lake.

Jun 01, 2016, 05:00 AM IST

3 DIB personnel injured as gang hurls bomb inside park

The three injured personnel were taken to hospital with blood oozing out and were now stable, the officer said, adding the bikers escaped in the ensuing confusion.

Nov 26, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

Woman pushed off running train by GRP constable in WB

A woman passenger was pushed off a running train by a GRP constable following an altercation with her husband.

Oct 12, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

CID files chargesheet against five in West Bengal nun rape case

Police Monday submitted the chargesheet for the robbery at a convent school here and rape of a septuagenarian nun in March, which had created an outrage.

Jun 22, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Trinamool Congress students wing leader arrested for threatening to blow up police station

A block president of ruling Trinamool Congress's students wing has been arrested and suspended from the outfit after he allegedly threatened to set ablaze a police vehicle and hurl bombs at a police station.

Jun 17, 2015, 10:31 AM IST

Two persons lynched, supporters of rival parties clash in WB

Two youths were lynched and another was injured by a mob here which suspected them of being cow lifters, police said today.

Apr 09, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Bengal police finds Jharkhand policemen in brothel during raid

West Bengal police have found three policemen of Jharkhand in a red light area of Asansol during a raid and took them into custody.

Mar 22, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Burdwan blast mastermind Sajid arrested

The West Bengal police on Saturday arrested the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) commander Sajid, the mastermind of Burdwan blast.

Nov 08, 2014, 20:28 PM IST

Suspected militant killed in blast, 2 others injured

A suspected militant was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at a house in this headquarter town of Burdwan district Thursday.

Oct 02, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

Congress seeks probe into Jadavpur University police assault

Leaders of the West Bengal unit of the Congress Friday met Governor K.N. Tripathi and demanded a judicial probe into what they called a "barbaric assault" on students of Jadavpur University by police.

Sep 19, 2014, 15:34 PM IST
West Bengal Police wants women to 'dress decently, not go out at night, avoid crowded buses'

West Bengal Police wants women to 'dress decently, not go out at night, avoid crowded buses'

A West Bengal Police advisory to women to dress decently, avoid going out at night and behave well among other things has led to outrage.

Sep 09, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

Distinction between men, women `silly`, says Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan, who was seen dancing with a women police officer in Kolkata, Monday said it was not about the uniform but about a lady in a uniform and such distinction between men and women was "silly".

Aug 12, 2014, 08:03 AM IST

500 detonators, 600 gelatin sticks seized from Purulia

Police Wednesday seized 500 detonators and 600 gelatin sticks from a car in Purulia district and arrested two persons.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:09 PM IST