Rajeev Kumar (File Photo: IANS)

West Bengal court to hear Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea

Kolkata: A district sessions court on Tuesday admitted the anticipatory bail plea filed by senior IPS officer and former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who has been under the CBI scanner in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. Kumar’s counsels moved the petition at the North 24 Parganas District Sessions Court in Barasat, after the MP, […]

Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (Photo : IANS/File)

Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar again ignores CBI summons

Kolkata/New Delhi: Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday again failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the Saradha Chit fund scam case, official sources said. The agency is discussing it’s next move by holding talks with their lawyers, a source related to the […]

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Bengal: Youth lynched on suspicion of child abduction

Kolkata: A youth was lynched in Asansol of West Bengal’s West Burdwan district on Wednesday by locals, who suspected that he was a child-kidnapper, police said. The locals became suspicious on seeing the youth roam aimlessly in Salanpur and challenged him. Not convinced with his reply, the mob dragged him on the ground and started […]

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/IANS)

Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Assam NRC

Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Friday passed a resolution opposing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and ruling out any such exercise in Bengal. The Resolution tabled under Rule 185 of Rules of Procedures of Conduct of Business of the House got the backing of members ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition Left Front […]

BJP MP from Barrackore Arjun Singh (Photo: IANS)

Bengal BJP MP suffers head injury in clash, blames police

Kolkata: BJP MP from Barrackpore Arjun Singh was admitted to the ICU of a private hospital here after sustaining a head injury during a clash between his party activists and the police at Shyamnaagar in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday. Singh, whose clothes were splattered with blood, was treated at a hospital […]

Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor (File Photo)

Arrest warrant against Shashi Tharoor over ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remark

Kolkata (1 MIN READ): A Kolkata court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor in a case filed over his remark last year that BJP’s victory in the 2019 general elections will turn the country into a “Hindu Pakistan”. The warrant has been issued by the Magistrate […]