April 17, 2018 1:06 am
National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the government was not cooperating as she began her three-day visit in connection with the violence there last year during the 105-day agitation.
January 11, 2018 7:32 pm
Bimal Gurung rejected Mamata Banerjee's accusation that he was a separatist, saying his party's demands were within the purview of the Constitution
July 02, 2017 9:25 pm
While a state minister has issued a statement promising safety of people from the hills in the plains, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) that is spearheading the demand for Gorkhaland has accused the government of inciting “communal hatred” and “division” between the two regions.
July 02, 2017 7:45 pm
Local TMC leaders under the leadership of J B Tamang, meanwhile, joined GJM and extended their support to the Gorkhaland demand
June 30, 2017 3:52 pm
The attack took place on Thursday night when the security personnel had gone to a village near Teesta Valley, 40 km from Darjeeling, to conduct a search operation. A mob attacked the security personnel with stones and traditional Nepali khukri, injuring five of them seriously.
June 27, 2017 8:16 pm
Some GJM activists were seen participating in the demonstration bare-chested and broke tube lights on their backs leading to injuries. Hundreds of GJM supporters burnt copies of the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) accord at Chowkbazar as the security forces kept a strict vigil.
June 26, 2017 9:17 am
June 22, 2017 6:12 am
“Visitors have stopped coming to the zoo. This is the time of peace and tranquility for animals. We have therefore initiated a programme to record their behaviour,’’ PNHZP’s director Pyar Chand said.
June 21, 2017 6:27 pm
Darjeeling is home to 87 tea gardens and the ongoing shutdown has pushed them to the brink
June 19, 2017 3:55 pm
The 92 km long NH 31A connects Sevoke in Darjeeling district to Gangtok and is considered the lifeline of Sikkim.
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