John Barla
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

BJP ups ante on PF dues in tea gardens

The saffron camp has planned to exert pressure on the state police and on a section of tea planters of north Bengal over the issue of due provident fund of tea workers serving in the brew belt. John ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.22

3 Union ministers skip BJP training

Three Union ministers were conspicuously absent from a training programme which commenced for Bengal BJP leaders at a sparesort near Calcutta on Monday. Two of the ministers — Shantanu Thakur a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.22

TMC fumes at BJP over storm relief

The Trinamul Youth Congress filed missing diaries at Falakata police station in Alipurduar district on Sunday in the name of the local BJP MP and the MLA in protest against their alleged absence from ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.22

BJP MLA seeks bifurcation of Bengal

The Left Front on Wednesday announced SFI leader Partha Mukherjee and activist Saira Shah Halim as CPM candidates for bypolls to the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency and the Ballygunge Assembly segment,...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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 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 29.08.21

Embrace beauty of Dooars on tracks

The DHR authorities announced the launch of a “Steam Jungle Tea Safari” from August 30, that is, Monday “It will run between Siliguri Junction and Rongtong every day. Passengers can ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Barla breaks silence on plots, can’t show papers

Union minister of state for minority affairs John Barla made a feeble attempt to defend charges of land encroachment against him but could not show any document to prove his ownership of the two plots...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.21

Dilip defends MP who sought north state

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday appeared to defend his party’s MP and Union minister of state John Barla for demanding statehood for north Bengal, contending that Mamata Banerjee would ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Barla: People want separate ‘North Bengal’

Union Minister John Barla said on Tuesday that the creation of a separate state of 'North Bengal' is the voice of the people of the region. Addressing a press conference in Siliguri as part o...
By Our bureau and PTI in Siliguri/ Kolkata


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