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Raju Bista
West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Hills feel let down by Centre

A tripartite meeting the Centre has convened on August 7 involving the Bengal government, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration and the “Gorkha Janmukti Morcha” has stirred political contr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Beloved architect no more

Austen Plant, who designed beautiful Swiss cottages in Mirik and the trekkers’ huts in Sandakphu, is no more. He was 82. A familiar face in the hills, Plant was one of the last British passport...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Covid-19 cases go north in north Bengal

 North Bengal saw a spike in novel coronavirus cases on Wednesday with 38 new patients from five districts.In Cooch Behar, all new 16 patients were migrant workers who came back from Maharashtra,...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Bista in north test push

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista of the BJP has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on “the urgent need to start move Covid testing laboratories” in north Bengal.Bista arrived in his constituency on t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Bista calms Gorkha worry

Raju Bista, the Darjeeling BJP MP, indicated on Thursday that the Gorkhas living in Assam who have not made it to the final National Register of Citizens need not worry.Bista, who met Assam chief mini...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

MPs seek aid for tea workers

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista and Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Shanta Chhetri placed demands for financial assistance to the tea industry in north Bengal during a meeting of the Tea Board on Mo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

NRC exclusion fuels concern in Darjeeling

The exclusion of the names of relatives of Baijayanti Devi, who had died during the Assam Agitation of the 1970s, and Sahitya Akademi award winner Durga Khatiwada, has brought the focus back on Gorkha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Nod for Covid-19 lab, machines

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista has announced the Centre’s decision to set up a Covid-19 testing lab “as requested by me” at a nursing home in Siliguri.On Wednesday, Anit Thapa, the chairman of the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

MP seeks Nepali language council

Raju Bista, the BJP MP of Darjeeling, on Thursday demanded the establishment of a Nepali language council to preserve and promote the language.Bista said in a written statement: “Today, I raised the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Bista seeks separate division for hill railway

BJP MP Raju Bista has demanded that a separate division being created for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.While speaking on the motion in support of the railway budget in the Lok Sabha on Thursday ev...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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