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The 1989-batch IPS officer is accused of being involved in tampering of evidence and attempting to protect certain politicians from investigation into the Rs 2,500-crore Saradha chit fund scam when he headed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of West Bengal Police.

4.8-magnitude quake strikes West Bengal May 26 2019 | 3 hrs ago

According to Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, the earthquake occurred at 10.39 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometres in Bankura region.

Smriti Irani's supporter shot dead in Amethi May 26 2019 | 8 hrs ago

A former village head, known to be close to the newly elected BJP MP Smriti Irani, was shot dead in Baraulia village in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district on Sunday. Surendra Singh was killed by the bike-borne assailants while he was sleeping outside his house.

Fake news spreads unabated on social media after polls May 26 2019 | 8 hrs ago

Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media platforms after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive win.

Naresh Goyal, wife offloaded from London flight May 25 2019

The duo had boarded the Emirates EK-507 flight and the aircraft was recalled after it had already reached the taxiway and preparing for take-off from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.

Surat toll 23, state orders all coaching centres shut May 25 2019

Official sources revealed there were no proper fire safety norms being followed in the building. Two shops and around a dozen two-wheelers parked below were also gutted in another fire sparked off by the blaze because of the electric wires and pole situated nearby.

Five cow vigilantes assault 3 in MP, arrested May 25 2019

In the video, posted on the social media by the main accused Shubham Baghel on Friday, the cow vigilantes with saffron gamchha (towels) around their necks are beating two persons with sticks.

Powerful IEDs recovered in Chhattisgarh May 25 2019

The IEDs, weighing 10 kg each and packed in cookers, were unearthed from a dirt track near a well between Uparchandeli and Khalichandeli villages under Keshkal police station when a joint team of security forces was carrying out a de-mining operation on Friday to detect explosives planted by ultras.

Zakir Musa Encounter: Curfew continues for 2nd day in parts of Kashmir May 25 2019

Schools and colleges remained shut, while mobile internet continued to be suspended across the valley. Trains on the Baramulla-Banihal line remained off the tracks due to the situation, the officials said.