July 16, 2022 3:12 am
From serving puchkas to making momos – neither an easy art to master – Banerjee packed it all in, apart from official meetings, while walking the streets of Darjeeling charming the masses.
July 14, 2022 5:53 pm
Mamata Banerjee was seen sitting in a small kitchen and making the momos from scratch - from flattening the dough to stuffing and shaping the momo - whilst interacting with the women at the shop.
July 03, 2022 3:25 am
At present, Darjeeling has a total of 87 tea estates, including many of the world's largest working plantations. While most of the owners make profits, the tea workers get a basic wage of just Rs 120-250 a day, which is the lowest among all other plantation industries.
June 27, 2022 3:42 am
The voting, held after 10 years, began at 7am with 9.98% voters casting their franchise till 9 am, it is learnt. Till 11 am, a 24.4% turnout was reported, officials said.
May 23, 2022 5:22 pm
Here are a few things to check out in Kalimpong and Darjeeling if you are planning a summer vacation soon
March 31, 2022 10:19 am
Eight people were burnt alive, and one succumbed to injuries later, after the murder of local TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh in Bogtui village near Rampurhat on March 21
March 03, 2022 7:26 pm
In an interview with The Indian Express, Ajoy Edwards throws light on his party's formation and its stunning electoral debut.
March 04, 2022 9:49 am
The Hamro Party, launched 3 months ago by Ajoy Edwards, a former Gorkha National Liberation Front leader, has won the Darjeeling Municipality polls. A look at the formation of Hamro Party and the rise of Edwards.
February 13, 2022 10:47 am
In the north of Bengal, there's a cornucopia of little hidden gems of architecture, culture, nature, wildlife, tribal villages, and much more.
July 30, 2021 7:57 am
The Delhi Commission for Women took notice of the video and asked police to lodge an FIR.
March 19, 2020 4:56 pm
Depending on how much time you are planning to spend here, this quick and easy itinerary can be helpful.
April 09, 2019 11:28 am
The condition of tea gardens and plantations in Darjeeling present a picture of deprivation as three tea gardens have shut down and the workers are yet to receive their dues.
July 25, 2018 6:36 am
A recent rap from UNESCO on the 'diminishing heritage value' of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has added to the long list of the 117-year-old toy train's problems.
July 01, 2015 10:22 pm
Heavy overnight rain triggered a string of landslides in the mountainous Darjeeling district of West Bengal, killing at least 38 people.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
Spread over a steep mountain ridge, nestled amidst acres of lush green tea plantations, Darjeeling is popularly known as the Queen of hills. Hear and experience the different sounds of West Bengal’s premier tourist attraction.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
A recent rap from UNESCO on the ‘diminishing heritage value’ of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has added to a long list of the 117-year-old train’s problems. We explore what it takes to keep this World Heritage Site running.
June 22, 2020 6:59 pm
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June 19, 2017 1:45 pm