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Drunk woman’s bomb threat forces flight to return to Kolkata, make emergency landing

Kolkata: A bomb threat by a 25-year-old woman passenger forced a Mumbai-bound flight to return to Kolkata and make an emergency landing, said an official on Sunday. The AirAsia flight I5316, with 120 passengers on board, took off at 10.09 p.m. from the NSCBI Airport on Saturday, but had to return after an inebriated Mohini […]

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Two minor girls who earned their living by begging, sexually assaulted in Kolkata

Kolkata: Two minor girls, who earned their living by begging in front of the famous Kali temple at Kalighat, were allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted by three youth on the bank of the Adi Ganga, the police said on Friday. The two girls were abducted on Thursday afternoon by the three youth, who then sexually assaulted […]

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IPS officer Rajeev Kumar files anticipatory bail plea as CBI hunts for him

Kolkata: The CBI continued its raids in the city and a neighbouring district looking for elusive senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here. Kumar’s lawyers filed the petition at the Alipur court. The hearing may take place on Saturday around noon. CBI sources said they […]

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Court orders Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea not maintainable

Kolkata: Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar’s efforts to get judicial relief suffered a setback as the district judge, Barasat, ordered that the anticipatory bail plea filed by the former city police commissioner was “not maintainable” in his court. The judge, after hearing arguments and counter-arguments from the lawyers representing Kumar and CBI, said the case […]