Kolkata Police said that a clash between BJP workers and the stone-pelters was averted after a huge police contingent rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control
Police officers suspect gas cylinders burst in the area. A senior Kolkata police officer, however, said the reason behind the fire was not yet known
Members of Sikh community stage protest in Kolkata, accuse cops of pulling man's turban during BJP rally
The police, however, said the Sikh man was carrying a firearm and that his headgear "had fallen off automatically during the scuffle"
Reporter has fundamental right to publish news that may not be palatable to administration: Calcutta HC
The Calcutta High Court made the observation while allowing an anticipatory bail plea moved by an ETV reporter whose story on bribery among police officials earned him an FIR.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 980 arrested in Kolkata over past 24 hours for violating COVID-19 lockdown norms
A total of 980 people have been arrested in Kolkata in a span of 24 hours since Wednesday at 5 pm for defying the lockdown order imposed by the government in its attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak: Five of family, including 9-month-old, 6-yr-old girl, test positive in West Bengal
The five, who belong to one family, are a nine-month-old baby, a six-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy and two women aged 27 and 45, a health official said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Kolkata Police arrests 453 in last 24 hours for defying lockdown order; 10 people tested positive in state so far
The arrests were made by the Kolkata Police during naka-checking and patrolling across the city
Kolkata Police takes Kailash Vijayvargiya, other BJP leaders taken into preventive custody before pro-CAA rally in Talligunge Phari
BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior leaders Mukul Roy and Joy Prakash Majumder were on Friday taken into preventive custody during the start of a pro-CAA rally.
Two arrested for waving black flags at Narendra Modi's convoy in Kolkata, including Congress student wing president
Two persons were on Sunday arrested here for waiving black flags at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy, police sources confirmed
BJP workers clash with Kolkata Police at rally to protest spurt in dengue cases, several agitators detained
Clashes broke out between BJP activists and the police on Wednesday, when the saffron party took out a rally in Kolkata to protest against the spurt in dengue cases.
Kolkata thespian Sudipto Chatterjee arrested after two women file FIRs against him, detailing rape, molestation
Before filing FIRs, the two women first posted their allegations against Sudipto Chatterjee on Facebook. Chatterjee will be produced in court on 19 October
Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta High Court grants anticipatory bail to ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar
Observing that Rajeev Kumar had cooperated with the central probe agency, which is investigating the case, the bench said it was not an appropriate case for custodial interrogation of the petitioner.
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Saradha chitfund case: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar claims CBI ‘hounding’ him, seeks urgent anticipatory bail
Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday claimed that the CBI was "hounding" him, while seeking anticipatory bail before the Calcutta High Court in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund case.
Saradha chit fund scam: Rajeev Kumar's wife files anticipatory bail plea before Calcutta HC on behalf of ex-police commissioner
Rajeev Kumar's wife on Monday filed an anticipatory bail application on his behalf before the Calcutta High Court in the Saradha chit fund scam.
Political drama staged in West Bengal over ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar may prove costly for CM Mamata Banerjee
Even as the CBI has launched a manhunt in the city for the the former Kolkata top cop through a special 12-member team, the 'untraceable', 'on leave' and incommunicado Kumar has been fighting an intense legal battle with the CBI, filing petitions and appeals before district courts for getting legal immunity.
Doctors, nurses at Kolkata's SSKM Hospital assaulted after death of patient; brother of deceased arrested, say police
Doctors and nurses of state-run SSKM Hospital were allegedly assaulted on Monday by a family member of a patient following his death, police said.
Calcutta HC sets aside arrest warrant against BJP leader Mukul Roy over alleged recovery of unaccounted cash
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside an arrest warrant against BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the alleged recovery of unaccounted cash from a person
Autopsy of Class 10 student found dead in Kolkata school confirms suicide; probe suggests she was suffering from acute depression
The autopsy of the Class 10 student, who was found dead in GD Birla school, confirmed that she had committed suicide. The Kolkata Police are trying to find out the identity of the people she had addressed in her suicide note.
Seven arrested after model-actor Ushoshi Sengupta files complaint against bikers harassing, beating Uber driver in Kolkata
In a Faccebook post on the harassment she faced in Kolkata, Ushoshi Sengupta also alleged that officers at a number of police stations refused to lodge her complaint.