People  /  Published 12.10.19

I am who I am: Lotay Tshering

I am meeting Lotay Tshering, the new prime minister of Bhutan, two days after he hosted the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi. Tshering had received Narendra Modi at the airport on the afternoon of...
By Devadeep Purohit

World  /  Published 04.10.18

Bhutan self-reliance call worries India

A party that is widely expected to win the Bhutan elections later this month is pitching for self-reliance, causing consternation in New Delhi against the aftermath of the Doklam crisis in which the t...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.09.19

Pakistan minister boycotts Jaishankar's speech

Elimination of terrorism in all its forms is a 'precondition' for fruitful cooperation in south Asia, S. Jaishankar said at a Saarc meet, even as Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi bo...
By PTI in New York

World  /  Published 19.10.18

Bhutan polls bring cheer to Delhi

Bhutan’s relationship with India is non-negotiable and the next government in Thimphu will try its best to take India-Bhutan ties to new heights, said Tshering Lotay, who is all set to be the next P...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 28.02.19

Army gaze on eastern border

The head of the army’s eastern command, Lt Gen M.M. Naravane, is scheduled to visit Tezpur in Assam next week amid heightened activities in the wake of mounting tension on the western front, army so...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.18

Bus-and-market signal to Bhutan

The Centre will build a bus terminus and a market complex near the Bhutan border at Chamurchi in Jalpaiguri district, signalling its intent to engage with the new government of the Himalayan nation by...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Migrants return from Bhutan

Ninety-six migrant workers crossed over from Bhutan on Tuesday and headed for their homes in different parts of Bengal in buses arranged for by the state government.Most of them worked at different lo...
By Anirban Choudhury in Jaigaon

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Mystery of Nepal PM’s retweet

The Nepal Prime Minister shared on Twitter and then removed shortly afterwards Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s video message to the nation on Friday condemning the BJP government’s “utter disr...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Note relief for traders in Jaigaon

Over 25 traders dealing in grocery and medicines in Jaigaon were relieved on Monday as they could deposit bundles of Ngultrum — the official currency of Bhutan — in a Bhutanese bank .Ever since th...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

Coronavirus scare in Ramgarh

A man who returned to his native village in Gola block of Ramgarh district from Bhutan was rushed the RIMS in Ranchi on Saturday with “novel coronavirus-like symptoms”.The 35-year-old man of Bablo...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


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