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Jaigaon
West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.22

Cheap oil draws vehicles to Bhutan

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed a notification issued by the Criminal Investigation Department on September 10 asking Jitendra Tiwari, BJP leader and former mayor of the Asansol Municipal Corpor...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.22

Familiarisation trip to Bhutan

Tra­ders and tourism stakeholders at Jaigaon — the town in Ali­purduar district — on Tuesd­ay entered Phuentsholing, wh­ich is located just across the border in Bhutan, aft...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Funds for town near Bhutan border

The state municipal affairs and urban development department has sanctioned a sum of Rs 12 crore for infrastructure development of Jaigaon, the town in Alipurduar district on the India-Bhutan border. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Barla prods Bhutan envoy on opening entry gate

Union minister of state for minority affairs and Alipurduar MP John Barla on Friday met V. Namgyel, the ambassador of Bhutan in India, in Delhi to know about the pandemic situation in that country. B...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

Revamp plans for Jaigaon drawn up

The newly formed board of the Jaigaon Development Authority (JDA) held its first meeting on Thursday and drew up plans for infrastructure development of the town on the India-Bhutan border and nearby ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

4 more SIM boxes seized from Dooars

The Special Task Force (STF) of the state police seized four more SIM boxes from Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts on Friday. In the past 24 hours, this is the second raid in which the STF has made...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

Barla to flag closed Bhutan gate issue

Union minister of state for minority affairs John Barla, also the Alipurduar MP, on Sunday promised to urge Union external affairs minister S. Jaishankar to take up the issue of Bhutan gate in the mid...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Stuck in Bhutan, Alipurduar trio back

Three youths from Madarihat of Alipurduar district, stranded in Bhutan and allegedly forced to work without pay for the past three months at a construction site,  crossed the India-Bhutan border ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Lockdown: Indian workers flee Bhutan

A group of 38 Indian labourers fled Bhutan under the cover of darkness early on Thursday morning as wages truncated because of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdown in the Himalayan kingdom were making ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

Jaigaon traders hit by Bhutan Covid curbs

Over 2,000 traders from across India who ran their businesses at Jaigaon in Alipurduar — the town that shares borders with Bhutan and has Phuentsholing, its commercial capital on the other side ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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