Gautam Deb
West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.20

5 resorts to reopen

Five resorts run by the state tourism department will reopen from June 8, minister Gautam Deb has said.The five resorts are in Diamond Harbour, Bishnupur, Maithan, Rangabitan (Birbhum) and Tilottam at...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Kota students back in state

Nearly 300 buses rolled into several parts of Bengal on Friday carrying around 3,000 students and their guardians, who had been stuck in Kota, Rajasthan’s educational hub, ever since the nationwide ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Binita Paul in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Gautam Deb launches Siliguri projects

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb on Wednesday inaugurated a number of infrastructure projects in different locations of Siliguri, a move that is being seen as a strategy of the Trinamul Congress to ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Pre-poll mayor nudge to Trinamul

Trinamul workers in Siliguri have sent a clear and loud message to the leadership here on Thursday when ministers Aroop Biswas and Gautam Deb held a meeting with them to discuss preparations for the c...
By The Telegraph in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Tourist hub to boast ‘Howrah Bridge’

The Bengal public works department has started constructing a bridge over the Teesta canal to connect Bhorer Alo, the mega tourism hub at Gajoldoba near the Teesta Barrage in Jalpaiguri district.The 1...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

TMC seeks to keep tempo against NRC

The Trinamul Congress has decided to continue with its campaign against the NRC and play the development card to stem the erosion of the party’s support base, bolstered by its victory in three Assem...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri/Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

Caught between 2 districts? Here’s help

The state government on Tuesday decided to depute an officer of deputy magistrate rank as the nodal officer to monitor 14 extra wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) under Jalpaiguri district ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Cable cry in toy train death

Family members of Pradip Saxena, the tourist from Rishra in Hooghly who died during a toy train ride last week amid claims he was attempting a selfie, have said that he fell off after getting entangle...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Gautam Deb works on tourism plan

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb will submit a comprehensive report on the development of tourism across the state, including the Darjeeling hills, to chief minister Mamata Banerjee next month.Deb h...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Ministers Chandranath Sinha, Gautam Deb tour villages in connect campaign

Elected representatives of Trinamul, including ministers and MLAs, started visiting Bengal’s villages from Friday as part of Mamata Banerjee’s outreach programme. The Telegraph followed two minist...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in


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