Kolkata police

TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty gets COVID-19 jab at fake vaccination camp in Kolkata, informs police

The Kolkata Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a man allegedly posing as an IAS officer and organising a fake COVID-19 vaccination camp in the city's Kasba area.

Jun 23, 2021, 20:21 PM IST

Jaipal Bhullar encounter: SC directs Punjab and Haryana High Court to hear gangster's father's plea for re-autopsy

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and M R Shah also directed the Punjab government to make appropriate arrangement to preserve the body, which has been taken to Firozpur in Punjab from Kolkata. The Punjab and Haryana High Court had earlier declined the plea of Bhullar's father for conducting an autopsy of the body, saying that the matter is not under its jurisdiction as the encounter took place in Kolkata.

Jun 18, 2021, 18:24 PM IST

Actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty grilled by Kolkata Police over election speech

An FIR was registered against the actor in Maniktala for his speech. He had made a controversial statement “maarbo ekhane lash porbe soshane” & “ek chobole chobi” during an election rally at Brigade Parade Grounds on March 7 in presence of PM Narendra Modi.

Jun 16, 2021, 11:38 AM IST

Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari’s close aide arrested by Kolkata police

West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari’s close aide - Rakhal Bera was arrested for allegedly duping people with fake promise. Bera, considered close associate of Adhikari was arrested by Manicktala police station based on a complaint of one Sujit Dey on Saturday evening.

Jun 05, 2021, 22:32 PM IST

Woman takes father out to dinner, sets him on fire

The woman reportedly said that her father started physically assaulted her and also tortured her emotionally. 

Mar 23, 2021, 00:00 AM IST

West Bengal BJP leader Pamela Goswami's drugs case taken over by Kolkata Police's detectives

Pamela Goswami, the state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), was also reportedly taken by the sleuths of the city police to the parlour she allegedly owns in the New Town area. They conducted the search on the premises in her presence.

Feb 22, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

Ahead of assembly elections, West Bengal government appoints Soumen Mitra as new Kolkata Police chief

The West Bengal government on Saturday (February 6, 2021) appointed Soumen Mitra as the new Commissioner of Kolkata Police, several weeks ahead of the crucial state assembly polls. The Election Commission had named Mitra as the commissioner of the city police during the 2016 assembly poll.

Feb 06, 2021, 18:09 PM IST

Kolkata Police recovers several bombs in city's Entally area, investigation underway

Acting on an intelligence input, the Kolkata Police recovered several bombs from the city's Entally area Police Station limits.

Jan 02, 2021, 18:12 PM IST

Kolkata to enforce 'no helmet, no fuel' rule from December 8 for safety of two-wheeler drivers

The order will be applicable from December 8 to February 2, 2021.

Dec 05, 2020, 15:36 PM IST

Kolkata Police challaned nearly 2500 people in October for not wearing masks, in a record low

Even though Kolkata continues to record more than 3000 COVID-19 positive cases every day, in few places the number of people prosecuted for not wearing a mask in the month of October was at a record low. 

Oct 16, 2020, 06:17 AM IST

Deeply hurt: West Bengal Governor on turban controversy, assures action

Dhankhar, who had been at odds with the Mamata Banerjee-led dispensation since assuming charge in the state, told the delegation he was "deeply hurt" by the episode.

Oct 11, 2020, 20:25 PM IST

Nusrat Jahan seeks Kolkata Police help after dating app uses her pic without consent

Nusrat Jahan also added that she could take legal action against the app.

Sep 21, 2020, 18:09 PM IST

Kolkata horror: Man molests, pushes out female friend from car, runs over another woman who comes for help

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly molested in a car by a friend and then pushed out of the vehicle on Saturday night in Kolkata.

Sep 06, 2020, 20:32 PM IST

Kolkata Assistant Commissioner Uday Shankar Banerjee dies of coronavirus COVID-19

Banerjee was posted in the Central division of Kolkata Police. He is the ninth police officer from the capital city to have lost his life to the lethal virus. 

Aug 21, 2020, 10:23 AM IST

Kolkata Police shares video of MS Dhoni practising shooting during training; watch here

Iconic wicketkeeper-batsman and former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from the international cricket on Saturday (August 15).

Aug 16, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

Senior Kolkata Police official dies of coronavirus, first Inspector-rank officer to succumb to COVID-19 infection

A senior Kolkata Police official died of the deadly coronavirus infection, said reports on Friday (July 24, 2020). He is the first Inspector-rank officer to succumb to the lethal COVID-19 infection.

Jul 24, 2020, 12:19 PM IST

Gunshot heard at Writers Building in Kolkata; on-duty cop found dead

Prima facie, it seems that the constable shot himself by his service rifle. 

Jul 03, 2020, 17:26 PM IST

2.35 lakh Indian Army, police personnel deployed in West Bengal, 80% restoration work completed

In the wake of the devastation left by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal which left around 80 people dead, the state is working hard to restore its essential services at the earliest. The state has deployed as many as 2.35 lakh police personnel and state officials for their services. 

May 25, 2020, 18:43 PM IST

Kolkata Police files case against Babul Supriyo for sharing fake photo of Rajiva Sinha with Mamata's brother

The Kolkata Police has filed a case against Union Minister Babul Supriyo for sharing fake photos of Bengal Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha on microblogging site Twitter. 

May 10, 2020, 15:19 PM IST

Kolkata: 4 held for misusing vehicle with South Korea consulate number plate

On being confronted, the police got to know that the car was earlier being used by a South Korea consulate and hence had a CC number plate. 

May 01, 2020, 12:33 PM IST