The Centre has pressed the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) into action to trace and ‘push back’ two accused in the Park Street gang rape case in West Bengal.
Despite being told by the state education department on June 30, 2011, to follow the central government’s reservation policy strictly while recruiting teaching staff in the scheduled caste (SC), scheduled tribe (ST) and other backward classes ( OBC) categories, Calcutta University (CU) is yet to heed to the order.
NIA sleuths quizzing terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and key aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi have picked up leads on Tahesin Akhtar, a fellow Indian Mujahideen activist who was key hand in serial blasts across the country since 2006.
NIA sleuths quizzing terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and key henchman Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi, aka Tabrez, have learned that Waqas, a Pakistani national, had also been a key player in all major serial blasts across the country over the past three years.
Indian Mujahideen was not involved in the July 7 Bodh Gaya blasts, Yasin Bhatkal and Asauddin Akhtar alias Haddi, the two Indian Mujahideen leaders arrested on Thursday morning claimed during interrogation on Thursday-Friday.
The Mamata Banerjee government seems to have given a quiet burial to its much-touted probe into what it calls the Rajarhat land scam during the previous Left regime.
Chatterjee had represented six Trinamool workers accused of ransacking a ploice station in Kalighat
Unbelievable as this may sound, the Mamata Banerjee administration has drawn up a list of 423 government employees, most of them lower and upper division clerks and members of the Trinamool-backed employees union. Although not official, their job: to keep watch over the watchdog of the panchayat elections — the 400strong army of poll observers.
Bengal tops in crimes against women but the state is more successful in keeping its prisoners behind bars.
Climb Mount Everest and all that you’ll get is a homeguard’s job on a paltry monthy salary of Rs 9,700, Soumen Datta reports.
After it earned itself a bad name in the Park Street gangrape and Garden Reach shootout cases, Kolkata Police were compensated on Sunday, when Ujjwal Roy, officer-incharge of the Shyampukur police station, scaled the highest peak, Mount Everest, at about 6.35am. Soumen Datta reports.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the twin blasts in Hyderabad in February, has made a breakthrough by identifying the owner of the two bicycles that were used to hide the explosives.
Beware of vaccine rackets operating in Kolkata city that administer cheap antidotes that you don’t need in place of expensive ones prescribed by your doctor. In the process, they not only rob you of your money, but leave with you with a false sense of security against deadly diseases. It’s a miracle that this racket hasn’t claimed a life yet.
First appearances can indeed be deceptive. Bright yellow, noisy and uncomfortable — from a distance it looks every inch like the trademark Kolkata cab. But look closer and you will discover how 130 orphans in a remote South 24-Parganas village have benefited from this vehicle of change.
Ten fraudsters nabbed by city police detectives have been held as prime accused in the Rs 83 cr scam that hit WBIDFC
All outfits that want to control Garden Reach will have to patronise local toughs — no matter what the price
The Trinamool Congress strongman of Bhangar, Arabul Islam, who was shifted to Critical Care Unit (CCU) of SSKM Hospital on Thursday evening, used a mobile phone inside the unit violating norms and despite requests of the doctors and the hospital staff not use it as it endangered the functioning of medical devices.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee in a notification has fixed assignments for the 13 parliamentary secretaries.
The Park Street gang rape case of February 2012 is getting weaker. Forensic reports accessed by HT have failed to detect sperm in the vaginal swab and smear of the 37-year-old Anglo-Indian victim. Soumen Datta reports.
A scam of huge proportions has sucked in one of the most respectable sections of our society: freedom fighters.