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Tight security in Kolkata amid terror alert during Durga Puja

Devotees take pictures of a puja pandal ahead of the Durga puja festival, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2021 09:04 AM IST

News updates from HT: What 2 maps tell about India's current Covid-19 situation

Heavy crowd at Gaffar Market, in Delhi on Friday, July 9 (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 08:58 PM IST

Kolkata Police gifts new violin to man who wowed netizens with his performance

The image shows Commissioner of Police, Kolkata Soumen Mitra gifting a new violin to Bhagaban Mali.
Published on Jul 01, 2021 10:33 PM IST

News updates from HT: Kolkata Police question Mithun Chakraborty

BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 01:15 PM IST

Mithun Chakraborty questioned by Kolkata Police over controversial poll speech

Actor Mithun Chakraborty, who joined the BJP in March, campaigned aggressively for the party during West Bengal assembly polls.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 11:49 AM IST

BJP writes to Kolkata police commissioner over cops trying to influence polls

There have bene at least three incidents of unrest in the Kolkata Police this month.
Published on Mar 01, 2021 02:37 PM IST

Kolkata Police to launch ‘no helmet, no fuel’ rule

The new rule will continue till February 5 as part of efforts to check fatalities because of two-wheeler accidents.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 05:58 AM IST

Kolkata to enforce ‘no helmet, no fuel’ rule from December 8

No petrol pumps in the city will sell petrol to any two-wheeler rider who arrives without a helmet or is carrying a pillion rider without a helmet.
Published on Dec 05, 2020 10:26 AM IST

Bengal Guv hits back after TMC MP accuses him of trying to influence police investigation

File photo: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 11:28 PM IST

Bengal: Couple held for murder of 20-year-old woman

HT Image
Published on Nov 22, 2020 03:21 PM IST

Kolkata Police files case against activist for spreading misinformation

Police block the road near French Consulate in the view of Muslim groups' protests against French President Emmanuel Macron and republishing of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad which they deem blasphemous, in Kolkata.
Published on Nov 10, 2020 06:00 AM IST

Let it remain free country: SC after police summon woman over Facebook post

The Supreme Court stayed the Calcutta High Court order of September 29 asking the Delhi woman to appear in Kolkata while asking the petitioner to cooperate with the investigation.
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 09:50 PM IST

Amid festive season, Kolkata Police seize huge amount of cash, illegal firearms

A search has been initiated to nab the accused and investigation is on.
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 09:59 PM IST

In festival season, exercise due caution

A view of a Durga Puja pandal, New Delhi
Published on Oct 20, 2020 06:42 PM IST

NIA questions six arrested al Qaeda men in Kolkata

Significantly, the arrests came five days after an NIA court in Kolkata ordered seven-year jail sentences and fines for two men connected with the 2014 IED blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan district, where the banned terrorist organization Jamat-ul-Mujaheedin of Bangladesh (JMB) was operating a cell.
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 11:46 PM IST

‘Does not forget Muharram’: BJP leader taunts Bengal CM over no to ritual

On Monday, the chief minister’s decision to give monthly stipend and houses to Brahmin priests triggered a debate, with the Congress, Left and BJP calling it a desperate move to secure Hindu votes before the crucial assembly polls next year. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 04:19 PM IST

Covid-19 kills 24 police personnel in Bengal; nearly 8,000 test positive so far

Bengal is fast emerging a hotbed for political gatherings and protests amid the pandemic because the crucial assembly polls are slated be held in May next year.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 09:21 AM IST

Bengal to observe Sept 1 as Police Day to laud force’s contribution: Mamata Banerjee

The Bengal government will observe September 1 as Police Day in recognition of the work done by the state’s police force during the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 05:13 PM IST

Kolkata: Police arrest man for duping dozens with promise of testing their swab samples

Police said that the accused, living a tony high-rise residential complex, used to introduce himself as a staff of a well-known private hospital in east Kolkata to his unsuspecting clients.
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 07:10 PM IST

1400 litres of spurious sanitizer seized in Kolkata

Police said that the duo was being interrogated and further investigation was on.
Published on Jul 30, 2020 09:08 PM IST

‘Isolation lockups for those who contract Covid-19 in custody’: Kolkata police

More than 1,000 cases have been detected in West Bengal Police till date. Three police personnel have died. (Photo @KolkataPolice)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Eden Gardens’ quarantine facility ready for Kolkata Police

E, F, G and H blocks are to be set up as quarantine centres.
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 09:13 PM IST

Covid-19 cases cross 50,000 mark; Bengal enforces state-wide lockdown

The death toll climbed to 1,255 with 34 Covid-patients dying in the last 24 hours.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 09:38 PM IST

Nigerian fraudster arrested in South Delhi for running nation-wide racket through WhatsApp

On Friday, Simon was sent to police custody till July 28 by the chief metropolitan magistrate at Bankshall Court, Kolkata.
Published on Jul 18, 2020 09:53 AM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times: Madhya Pradesh CM distributes portfolios, Scindia loyalists in charge of key ministries and all the latest news

The current strength of the Chouhan cabinet is 34, including the CM, and one ministerial berth is still lying vacant.
Published on Jul 13, 2020 01:00 PM IST

Eden Gardens to be used as quarantine facility for police personnel

Since, the administrative functioning majorly happens at Club House, adjacent blocks (B, C, D, K and L) would not be used for it, allowing the association to use them for conducting its activities for its administrative works.)
Published on Jul 11, 2020 11:36 AM IST

7 Kolkata policemen test positive for Covid-19, hospitalised:Report

Sources at the health department said more than 350 Kolkata policemen here have been diagnosed with the disease over the past four months.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 03:06 PM IST

Kolkata: Covid positive patient’s body kept at home for 2 days as family awaited his test result

The family got in touch with the Kolkata Police, the state health department, and the KMC authorities and tried to preserve the body in a mortuary until the test result was made available to them.
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 07:01 PM IST
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