Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council Dghc
West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

SMP polls on June 26

The State Election Commission on Thursday announced that it would hold polls to the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad and six civic wards on June 26, the day fixed by the state government for voting at the G...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar and Avijit Sinha in Calcutta/Silliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Social boycott ‘nipped in bud’

Senior CPM leader K.B. Wattar had his water and cable TV connections snapped in 2008 by his political rivals. In 1997, another rival party announced that any person coming to meet him would have to pa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.22

Retired cop takes umbrage at film

A retired Bengal police officer, Kundan Lal Tamta, has asked the makers of a Nepali-Hindi bilingual film, Broken Wings, to remove the reference of a police officer named Tamta from the movie for being...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.22

GTA: Detach Kalimpong

Kalimpong MLA Ruden Sada Lepcha of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantik Morcha (BGPM) stirred a hornets’ nest in hill politics on Friday by demanding that the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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