The Telegraph
Thursday , October 18 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
North Bengal & Sikkim

Strike halts toy trains

The famed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway had to cancel a number of trips today after the employees were allegedly threatened by railway contractors who were on a strike to protest the non-payment of dues of around Rs 1crore....   | Read..

Strip and confinement for ASI after ‘molest’ bid

A police officer was confined to a house for two hours and reportedly stripped by people when he allegedly tried to mole...   | Read..

Cong MLA’s quit hint

Englishbazar Congress MLA and local municipality chairman Krishnendu Chowdhury today said he was “disgusted” with the di...   | Read..

Scuffle stops border trade

Nathu-la recorded no trade today after an Indo-Tibetan Border Police jawan and a Chinese trader entered into a scuffle o...   | Read..
A toy train locomotive parked at the Darjeeling station because of the strike. Picture by Suman Tamang
Strike halts toy trains