The Telegraph
Friday , October 5 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
North Bengal & Sikkim

Porters strike to protest fee

Around 2,000 porters, the most indispensable people in the everyday hill life, launched an indefinite strike today to protest a Darjeeling municipality order that asked them to register with the civic body for Rs 800. ...   | Read..

Plans for tourists in Puja season

The state government and tourism stake holders have come up with a plan for holiday makers who will visit the region during ...   | Read..

Slide shuts JN Marg

The Jawaharlal Nehru Marg linking Gangtok to Nathu-la and other tourist spots in the border areas of the East district was d...   | Read..

Cong gheraoes police station

Congress supporters today laid siege to the Englishbazar police station for more than three hours to protest the slappin...   | Read..

No-trust letter

Left Front councillors of Siliguri Municipal Corporation today submitted to the secretary of the civic board a letter of...   | Read..
Residents of Darjeeling cart away luggage on Thursday because of the strike by porters. Picture by Suman Tamang
Porters strike to protest fee