WEST BENGAL POLICE

  • Court slams West Bengal police for abuse of power in investigation of Birbhum clashes October 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Siuri court severely reprimanded West Bengal Police and directed top brass of district police to remove the officer in charge of Parui PS Kartick Mohan Ghosh and suspend Investigation Officer in the Parui political clash case Dhrubajyoti Dutta for dereliction of duty. The court referred the case to Calcutta...
  • West Bengal: Suspected militant killed in blast, 2 others injured October 2, 2014

    Burdwan: A suspected militant was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at a house in this headquarter town of Burdwan district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police SMH Mirza said that the explosion occurred at Khagragarh locality of the town in which one person identified as Shakil Ahmed...
  • WB: 55yrold man rapes 6yrold girl in West Midnapore January 25, 2014

    Midnapore (WB): A sixyearold girl was allegedly raped by a 55yearold man at Belda in West Midnapore district on Friday. Police said that the accused, Bistupada Singh, has been arrested while the victim has been taken to the Midnapore Medical College and Hospital. According to the complaint by the girl's family, the...
  • WB chit fund scam: Left parties seek CBI probe May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Left parties on Thursday sought a courtmonitored CBI probe into the West Bengal chit fund scam and accused the Trinamool Congressled government of not intervening to check activities of companies with suspicious financial dealings in the state. Senior leaders of Communist Party of IndiaMarxist, the Communist Party of...
  • Ready to probe chit fund scam: CBI tells Calcutta HC May 7, 2013

    Kolkata: The CBI on Tuesday filed an affidavit in Calcutta High Court stating that it is ready to take up investigation into the Saradha chit fund scam if directed by the court. The investigative agency stated that the court must also direct the West Bengal government and all other State...
  • Chit fund scam: Sudipta Sen interrogated by Assam Police April 29, 2013

    Kolkata: Scamridden Saradha Group boss Sudipta Sen, arrested for being the alleged kingpin of the multibillion rupee chit fund scam, was grilled by Assam Police in the cases of fraud and forgery lodged against him in the state, police sources in Kolkata said on Sunday. A team of police officers...
  • WB chit fund scam: 'Sudipta Sen cooperating with investigators' April 28, 2013

    Kolkata: Sudipta Sen, Saradha group chairman accused of duping lakhs of investors, is cooperating with investigators, his lawyer claimed on Sunday. As per court order he was present when Sen was interrogated, Samir Das, Sen's lawyer said. Sen, along with Ponzi scheme director Debjani Mukherjee and company official Arvind Singh...
  • Chit fund scam: Pressure mounts on TMC govt as one more investor commits suicide April 27, 2013

    Meanwhile, TMC MP Kunal Ghosh, one of the two accused of blackmailing Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen, has offered to resign if he is told to do so. ...
  • WB chit fund scam: One more investor commits suicide April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: One more investor, who had deposited money in chit fund company Saradha Group, on Saturday committed suicide. Tapan Biswas, a resident of Purulia, allegedly hanged himself. Tapan had invested Rs 4 lakh with the chit fund company. He was reportedly depressed after Saradha went bust. This is the fourth suicide,...
  • WB chit fund scam: FIR filed against Sudipta Sen, TMC MP April 26, 2013

    Kolkata: An FIR has been filed against Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and six others for nonpayment of salaries to employees of a television channel run by the chit fund company. The FIR was filed on Thursday night at the Park Street police station...
  • WB chit fund scam: Police seize Saradha group promoter's property April 23, 2013

    Kolkata: The properties of West Bengal chit fund scam accused, Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen have been seized, the state police said on Tuesday. Arnab Ghosh, ADC, Detective Department, told reporters that the West Bengal Police had kept a track on Sen's movements since the case came to light. "We have...
  • Mamata cartoon row: 'Professor was harassed' August 13, 2012

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) on Monday found the state police guilty of harassing Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and his neighbour Subrata Sengupta. Both were arrested by the West Bengal police for allegedly circulating emails of a controversial picture collage of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and...
  • Mob ransacks police station in Kolkata August 3, 2012

    Kolkata: A mob on Friday ransacked a police station and torched a vehicle in Kolkata after being removed from a hospital premises where they were protesting the death of a woman, police said. According to sources, the trouble broke out in the morning when people protesting the death of the woman,...
  • Harassed by Maoists and cops, Bengal village rebels November 25, 2008

    West Midnapore: The police are under siege in Lalgarh, the Maoist stronghold in West Bengals West Midnapore district. But its not just the Maoists who are causing them trouble. Tribals in Lalgarh are up in arms against the administration and have forced the police to keep to their station. The tribals...