Sealdah Station
Food  /  Published 28.06.22

An account of the culinary experience that is railway station food

The bottles are sealed with a rubber gasket, which when opened, makes a loud popping sound, giving the drink its name. If you have ever had or seen a banta soda or goli soda in other parts of India, y...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

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

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Howarh bio-toilet order

The eastern zone bench of national green tribunal (NGT) has passed several directives on Howrah and Sealdah stations regarding maintenance of environmental norms and bio toilets on long-distance train...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.21

Trafficked with job promise, rescued

A 23-year-old woman was allegedly forced into prostitution after a woman she knew lured him to the city from an adjacent district with the promise of a job, police said. The young woman managed to ac...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.06.21

Clamour for daily transport grows

Close to 1,000 people, most of them daily commuters in the Sealdah South suburban section, squatted on railway tracks and platforms at Sonarpur for over four hours on Wednesday morning.  They ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Trains stopped, workers hit hard

Madan Sardar, 23, lives in Taldi, the second last station in the Sealdah-Canning suburban section. Till April, he was busy painting houses in Jadavpur and Baghajatin, working for a contractor. He got...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Truck holds up train services

Train services in Sealdah north section were hit for 90 minutes when a truck rammed into the level-crossing gate near Kalyani station in Nadia on Tuesday. An eyewitness said the truck speeding on NH1...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

Plan for Sealdah pathways

The East-West Metro authorities have requested police to close the two pedestrian pathways around Sealdah station for two years to facilitate the boring of a tunnel from Bowbazar to the station.The tu...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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