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Security siege on poll day
Sixty-one companies of central paramilitary forces'about 5,000 men ' will be deployed in the Darjeeling district for the May 8 elections. ...  | Read.. 
 
Tough questions from voters
CPM heavyweight from the Ratua constituency, minister Sailen Sarkar, had a few uncomfortable moments yesterday, as he gr ...  | Read.. 
 
Gorkhaland of various hues
Gorkhaland continues to be an important issue with political parties in the hills, but a growing section of the populati ...  | Read.. 
 
Border ban irks parties
The decision of the Border Security Force (BSF) to curb poll campaigning in villages close to the India-Bangladesh borde ...  | Read.. 
 
RSP leader arrested
A secretary of the zonal committee of the RSP was arrested today after the poll observer of Madarihat lodged a complaint ...  | Read.. 
 
Commission cure for poll sickness
Central and state government employees selected for election duty in the region are making a beeline for the medical boa ...  | Read.. 
 
Gorkhas in identity hunt
The search for identity is on. ...  | Read.. 
 
Estate opens after 4-day delay
Srinathpur Tea Estate, situated 19 km from the town, resumed work today, four days after the scheduled date, as fixed at ...  | Read.. 
 
Swiss flavour in Sikkim
The valley flanked by snow-capped Himalayas and white cascades of the blue Yumthang Chu, invariably has visitors gasping ...  | Read.. 
 
An old woman on her way home after collecting fodder for her cattle in Dhulabari, eastern Nepal. Picture by Diptendu Dutta
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