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Enforcement Directorate alleges 'fabrication' of court order by Kolkata Police; FIR registered
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Enforcement Directorate alleges 'fabrication' of court order by Kolkata Police; FIR registered

In the FIR registered by the Delhi Police, ED officials claimed that the court order was tampered with in a bid to make ED Joint Director Kapil Raj provide a voice sample without his consent

Why Calcutta HC appointment of IPS officer Damayanti Sen to oversee four rape cases politically significant
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Why Calcutta HC appointment of IPS officer Damayanti Sen to oversee four rape cases politically significant

In the last month, the Calcutta High Court transferred at least seven cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation. This clearly shows the lack of trust of the state judiciary in the police

Kolkata traffic cop takes responsibility of teaching underprivileged kid, see picture here
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Kolkata traffic cop takes responsibility of teaching underprivileged kid, see picture here

The cop, identified as Prakash Gosh, has been teaching an eight-year-old boy on the streets of the city ever since his mother complained that he lacks interest in studies

Kolkata traffic cop gives shelter to strays dogs during heavy rain; photo wins hearts on social media
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Kolkata traffic cop gives shelter to strays dogs during heavy rain; photo wins hearts on social media

The image was clicked by photographer Sayan Chakraborty and was shared by Kolkata Police on their official Facebook account.

Fake COVID-19 vaccination camp in Kolkata: Two more people arrested after raids on main accused
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Fake COVID-19 vaccination camp in Kolkata: Two more people arrested after raids on main accused

The Kolkata Police has so far nabbed six persons in the case, including main accused Debanjan Deb, who posed as an IAS officer

Fake COVID-19 vaccination camp: How West Bengal  reacted to private inoculation drives and why TMC and BJP are squabbling
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Fake COVID-19 vaccination camp: How West Bengal reacted to private inoculation drives and why TMC and BJP are squabbling

Debanjan Deb allegedly posed as a Joint Commissioner of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and organised COVID-19 vaccination camps with three others

TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty busts 'fake' vaccination drive in Kolkata; police arrest one in connection
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TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty busts 'fake' vaccination drive in Kolkata; police arrest one in connection

Cops identified the man as Debanjan Deb, and said he had set up the free inoculation camp falsely posing as a senior municipal official

Fire at Kolkata's Eastern Railway office building leaves 7 dead; Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 10L ex-gratia
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Fire at Kolkata's Eastern Railway office building leaves 7 dead; Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 10L ex-gratia

The deceased include four firefighters, one assistant sub-inspector posted at the Hare Street police station and one RPF personnel, the state govt said

Pamela Goswami a drug addict, claims Kolkata police citing arrested BJP leader's father
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Pamela Goswami a drug addict, claims Kolkata police citing arrested BJP leader's father

The police also said that they had been keeping a vigilant eye on both Goswami and her friend Prabeer Kumar Dey following a complaint by her father in April last year

South Kolkata tense after stones pelted at BJP roadshow; TMC denies involvement
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South Kolkata tense after stones pelted at BJP roadshow; TMC denies involvement

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

Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Baghbazar, no casualties; five fire tenders deployed
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Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Baghbazar, no casualties; five fire tenders deployed

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Kolkata Police takes Kailash Vijayvargiya, other BJP leaders taken into preventive custody before pro-CAA rally in Talligunge Phari
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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
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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
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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
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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