West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Fire damages Hotel Shangri-la

“The property was then run by Bobby Wong who ran the famous The Park Restaurant before the place was again rented to B.S. Lama who ran the restaurant in the name of Shangri-la,” said anoth...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Bengal Assembly poll: Fix census, say Nepali speakers

The alleged inaccurate numbers of Nepali speakers on the census is an issue this poll season in Darjeeling hills, with organisations appealing to political parties to speak on the census enumeration p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Hills to host legislators for mountain summit

The Darjeeling hills are ready to host legislators from across Himalayan states and Union territories in India later this year for the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit. The Integrated Mountain...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

BJP yatra turns into Darjeeling protests

The BJP’s Parivatan Yatra in north Bengal, which had been flagged off from Cooch Behar by Union home minister Amit Shah, reached here on Tuesday amid protests not just by its rivals but even by ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.21

Bimal Gurung: Plot to keep me off hills

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders Bimal Gurung has taken up the task to establish a “conspiracy theory” that had led to his absence from the hills for over three years since the 2017 statehoo...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Bimal case withdrawal process going on

Gorkha Battalion became the new political issue of Darjeeling hills with BJP MP Raju Bista stating that the Trinamul government was doing “sheer tokenism” by promising a battalion in the n...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Heckled, Bimal Gurung keeps calm

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung faced pro-Anit Thapa slogans while on a visit to a Kurseong temple early on Thursday, but did not react. Gurung, with a perception of being a “tough&r...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Travel  /  Published 18.02.21

You wait for travel ends!

Getaways (two-three days): The Sunderbans, Purulia, North Bengal and Murshidabad Short breaks (five-10 days): Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Goa, Andamans, Darjeeling and Sikkim Int...
By Mathures Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Bimal Gurung defers public meeting for TET

Raju Pradhan, the founding assistant secretary of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Gurung camp), quit the party on Thursday. “I decided to quit as I did not like the party’s decision to align with...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Raju Bista plays up central aid to state

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and Union minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur have underscored central assistance to Bengal during the Covid-19 lockdown period, indicating that the BJP is trying to p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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