Kolkata police

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

Newly wed IIT-Kharagpur scholar found hanging in hostel room, probe launched

The deceased had got married in February at his hometown in Andhra Pradesh and had returned to the campus before the lockdown began.

Apr 28, 2020, 19:40 PM IST

Good samaritan cop ensures girl appear for board exam who forgot her admit card home

On Monday (February 24), around 11:40am, Sergeant Chaitanya Mallick of Ultadanga Traffic Guard of Kolkata Police received an information that a Madhyamik (class 10 board examination) examinee, Suman Kurrey was not being allowed to enter the examination centre after she forgot to carry her admit card.

Feb 24, 2020, 20:22 PM IST

Kolkata STF seizes drugs worth Rs 3.5 cr concealed in rear and front doors of car

The three people – a Manipur based drug peddler, a Bihar drug peddler and the driver of the vehicle were taken into custody for interrogation.

Feb 12, 2020, 15:45 PM IST

Jailed ISIS operative Musa attacks jail warden inside Presidency jail in Kolkata

Jailed Islamic State (ISIS) operative Abu Musa attacked the jail warden inside Presidency jail in Kolkata on Saturday.

Jan 04, 2020, 23:34 PM IST

Portion of Burdwan railway station collapses, several injured

A portion of the main entrance of the Burdwan railway station collapsed on Saturday (January 4) injuring several people while a few are still trapped underneath.

Jan 04, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

Kolkata Police raises all-women armed elite force, Warrior

Warrior, a unit raised by the Kolkata Police comprising 30 lady constables, were given advanced and specialised training after completing their basic training. These 50 lady constables were part of the total 200 lady constables who came on deputation from West Bengal police to Kolkata Police.

Dec 25, 2019, 00:01 AM IST

ATM fraud: Romanian national held for duping several people in Kolkata

A Romanian national was arrested by Kolkata Police on Monday for duping dozens of people of lakhs from Delhi.

Dec 09, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

ATM Fraud: Over 100 cases registered in Kolkata; money withdrawal from Delhi, NCR

Many people under the jurisdiction of Jadavpur PS lodged their complaint of unauthorized withdrawal of Rs 10,000/- to 30,000/-  after receiving text messages of withdrawal from banks including SBI, HDFC, AXIS, PNB, Indian Bank, etc. 

Dec 02, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

BJP workers lathicharged, 37 arrested for protesting against dengue menace in Kolkata, police use water cannons to disperse protesters

"It was a peaceful protest against the rising cases of dengue. Police used force on us. They used water canons and lathicharged us. Instead of doing these, they should make efforts to eradicate dengue from the city. Dengue will not spare the family members of policemen," BJP leader Raju Banerjee said.

Nov 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Heroin worth Rs 10 lakh recovered in Kolkata from Madhya Pradesh resident

A man, resident of Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh has been arrested by Kolkata police for alleged possession of heroin worth Rs 10 lakh and other incriminating documents.

Nov 10, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Kolkata Police comes up with face recognition system to track chain snatchers, pickpockets

CCTVs has been installed at 50 various crossings on the roadside or crowded areas through which the control room will monitor the entire city. These special cameras which will have face recognition software installed in them. 

Oct 23, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

ABVP protesters scuffle with Kolkata Police during protest over attack on Union Minister Babul Supriyo

Last week, Supriyo was shown black flags and heckled by a section of students at JU where he had gone to address a seminar organised by the ABVP. He was slapped, kicked, shoved and detained for hours by the students. He was later rescued by West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. 

Sep 23, 2019, 15:05 PM IST

Morning Breaking: District judge court rejects Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea

According to the latest update, former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail petition has been rejected by the District Court judge, while the CBI's petition to issue a Non-bailable Warrant (NBW) against Kumar is still pending. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 18, 2019, 07:54 AM IST

Kolkata Police's STF arrests JMB's India head

Sleuths say Ejaz Ahmed had an active role in the 2012 Burdwan blast case and 2013 Bodh Gaya blast.

Aug 26, 2019, 21:35 PM IST

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son arrested for reckless driving, ramming car into Kolkata club wall

Akash Mukherjee will be produced before a local court on Friday.

 

Aug 16, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

The biker had dragged a traffic cop for several metres and despite CCTV footage of the incident, his identity could not be established from it because the footage was too dark.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:13 AM IST