West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Novel from hills goes places

Chuden Kabimo, 32, a writer from Kalimpong does not know the motorable distance between the district headquarters and his village Malbong “because a pucca road has not yet reached my village&rdq...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 13.12.21

Voice of farmers to go fully digital

The main newsletter published from one of the farmers’ protest sites on Delhi’s borders is likely to become an exclusively digital platform after the victorious end to the agitation. Trol...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

Gurung to focus on hill solution not GTA polls

Bimal Gurung, president of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, on Monday said that he would not contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections but would instead work for a “permanent ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Forum for small states to meet in Darjeeling

The National Federation for New States (NFNS) has decided to hold a meeting in Darjeeling later this month, a move which could bring the spotlight back on the Gorkhaland discourse at a time when the s...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 14.09.21

‘Drop Sterlite protest cases’

Madras High Court on Monday directed the authorities concerned to drop all the cases registered against the protesters involved in the anti-Sterlite agitation in 2018, in which 13 people were killed i...
By PTI in Chennai


West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

All court orders carried out: Police

The Visva-Bharati authorities on Friday night said they had resumed the processes of student admissions and exam result publications. The varsity had last week put on hold the processes. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Message on Gorkha unity on Balidan Diwas today

Forty-six apolitical organisations from Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Bangalore and Gurgaon will come together to mark “Balidan Diwas” on Wednesday to tell politicians and all Gorkhas to stay uni...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

Gorkhaland buzz for Team Gurung

The Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to erect statues of “11 martyrs killed during the Gorkhaland agitation in 2017” and has asserted that the party would mov...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.21

MLA to PM: BJP not serious on Gorkhas

Neeraj Zimba, BJP MLA from Darjeeling, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing disgruntlement for not including Darjeeling MP Raju Bista in the new cabinet. Zimba has also stated that ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Gorkha body rakes up statehood demand

The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), an apolitical body which is positioning itself as a “think tank” of the community in India, has decided to set up a Peoples Forum (PF) to “ex...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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