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West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.22

Trains scrapped, 20,000 held up

Over 25 trains that pass through Bengal,  including the Rajdhani, were cancelled on Saturday because of the protests on tracks against the Agnipath recruitment scheme and the Bihar bandh, holding...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

Protests stall trains in Bengal

Train services on the Sealdah-Barrackpore route in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district were disrupted for around one hour on Saturday as a group of anti-Agnipath agitators blocked railway tra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.22

Blockade halts trains in Sealdah section

Train services were disrupted for about three hours on Friday morning in the Sealdah-Gede section owing to a blockade put by members of the Matua community at the Taraknagar station in Nadia demanding...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

Train cancellation affects tourism sector

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal on Wednesday pointed out that the cancellation of a number of trains which connect the region to Calcutta and some other parts of India for four da...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.22

Track defects mended in Malda

A cement slipper was found with cracks and a pandrol-clip which keeps the former attached to rails was missing from the down track of Malda-Calcutta route on Tuesday afternoon. An inspection team of ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Winter bar on key north train lifted

Railway authorities have decided to revoke the decision to cancel the Teesta Torsa Express for three months during winter. The decision follows protests, particularly from traders who use this train ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.21

State Digest: Top Naxal leader to be shifted

Dhanbad: On a day, when Maoists blew up a track between Richuguta and Demu stations of Coal India Chord section of Dhanbad Railway division as a protest against the arrest of top leader Prashant Bose,...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.21

Special farm trains to Calcutta launched

The Eastern Railway on Thursday launched an exclusive train service for farmers in its suburban section on an experimental basis for transportation of agricultural and perishable products to markets i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

33 pairs of local trains cancelled after staff test positive

Dozens of local trains in the Sealdah and Howrah divisions have been cancelled because many drivers and guards have tested positive for Covid-19. On Wednesday, 33 pairs of EMU local trains in the Sea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.03.21

Offices on 3 floors of New Koilaghat building resume

Two men were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the cocaine case for allegedly supplying the white powder to Amrita Singh, who had in turn had allegedly supplied it to BJP leader Rakesh Singh. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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