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    A safety advisory for women at all times

    Today a woman is perceived as independent and strong. Never before was she seen brimming with such confidence to shape her destiny; never before did she declare herself the re...

  • 76

    Destined for glory!

    The origin of early policing traces its roots back to Anglo-Saxon times in England. There, the early Kings demanded complete loyalty and obedience from each of their subjects....

  • 12

    Gearing up for the Big Bash

    If there is a festival that ties everybody in Kolkata it has to be Durga Puja. It's a time when everyone in this city is willing to let his or her hair down and celebrate, som...

  • 29

    Speed demons curbed

    Kolkata can never sit back while the world is zooming through. But problem crops up when the means get diluted blurring the boundaries between right and wrong. Kolkata recentl...

  • 68

    When ragging is no more a bonding affair!

    In the Three idiots we saw Ranchordas Shyamaldas Chanchar creating ingenious methods of ragging and it actually brought the students together. The main objective of ragging is...

  • 40

    A PS that is like a little India

    The New Market Police Station was bifurcated from Taltala police station in the year 2002. To handle the added pressure of the emerging law and order situation of the area the...

Editors desk

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    Editorial

    I have often heard about the myth of Bonobibi and wondered what is it like to worship a deity living amid the natural surroundings. Banabibi is a guardian deity of the forests worshipped by both Hindus and Muslims in the Sunderbans (spread across West Bengal and Bangladesh).

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Leaders Speak

Highlights

Community Connect

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People vote for nourishing Police force

People often talk a lot about police reforms. The men in white have often come under fire from various sections of the society. But mostly all of that has been rather vague or there has been a visisble disconnect between the people and the police. Team Protector tries to bridge the gap.

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Get Social in Durga Puja

Imagine you are in a live event like a wedding, cricket match at a stadium or in a puja pandal and there is no one clicking pictures. Wouldn’t you feel there is something terribly wrong because in this era of networking and sharing lives through social media, we hardly come across situations when people do not want to record the joys of their experience in their cameras...

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Bidhannagar police ready to serve with discipline and a smile

The most important festival of Kolkata is knocking at the doors of the city. In a little more than a month the city will deck itself up in its festive finery for the arrival of the Mother Goddess. It would mean eating out, dressing up and night long festivities for nearly everyone.

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Hope Floats – Kiran a time for change

Times seem to have changed for the Intekhabs, Khalishas, Shamims, Nishats, Kaushiks and Sunnys. None of them are disappointed with their lives any longer instead they see a ray of hope now. But who are they?They are all students of the computer education project, Kiran, of the Kolkata Police Community...

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security & Risk Management

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A safety advisory for women at all times

Today a woman is perceived as independent and strong. Never before was she seen brimming with such confidence to shape her destiny; never before did she declare herself the respected equal of her counterpart. Unfortunately, despite this, she continues to live under the blanket of fear…

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When ragging is no more a bonding affair!

In the Three idiots we saw Ranchordas Shyamaldas Chanchar creating ingenious methods of ragging and it actually brought the students together. The main objective of ragging is to 'break the ice' between the senior students and the new entrants. By means of an interaction, they get close and know each other.

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A PS that is like a little India

The New Market Police Station was bifurcated from Taltala police station in the year 2002. To handle the added pressure of the emerging law and order situation of the area the decision was taken. With a stable manpower the police station started monitoring one of the busiest market centres of Kolkata. Previously known as Hogg Market,

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A Secured Bank Means Secured Future

In 1950s people had no concern for security. It was a common sight of children playing in street, doors kept open – unlocked even in night and there was no anxiety in our mind for any harm to our person or wealth. Things started changing from 1960s and the crime rates soared during 1990s and continued to increase further.

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Photo Feature

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Jai Ho

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Police Panorama

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August March

Recent Posts

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Destined for glory!

The origin of early policing traces its roots back to Anglo-Saxon times in England. There, the early Kings demanded complete loyalty and obedience from each of their subjects. In exchange for this security, the Kings provided protection from attack from outside invaders or from overzealous lords under the King's control.

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Gearing up for the Big Bash

If there is a festival that ties everybody in Kolkata it has to be Durga Puja. It's a time when everyone in this city is willing to let his or her hair down and celebrate, some with friends, some with family and some with colleagues at work. Well, the last category includes policemen. In this pre-Puja frenzy Team Protector catches up with The Kolkata Police and finds out how they make the Pujas easier for us even while being a part of it.

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Charge of the Armed Battalion

From its inception during the colonial era, the Armed Police division of Kolkata Police has proven its capability by handling different censuring situations. Whether it’s a pulsating match between India and Pakistan at Eden Gardens or a political rally the Armed Police battalion has always served the role of a true protector and shielded the true spirit of the city of Kolkata.

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Speed demons curbed

Kolkata can never sit back while the world is zooming through. But problem crops up when the means get diluted blurring the boundaries between right and wrong. Kolkata recently saw the advent of biker gangs speeding down the empty roads in the death of the night.

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