Darjeeling Hills
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Help for students who lost breadwinners to Covid-19

Darjeeling based Vik-Run Foundation along with GTA Headmasters’ Association and various educational institutions from the hills have come forward to provide assistance to 14 students from the re...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Revamp on radar for wholesale hub

The state agriculture marketing department has decided to revamp the regulated market at Mallaguri in the northern end of Siliguri. This was decided at a recent meeting held by Biplab Mitra, Bengal m...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Thapa, Gurung visit each other’s strongholds

 “One would hardly find any Opposition leaders visiting the area to organise political events. Those contesting the elections, mostly Assembly elections, would just do a road show in Tukvar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Team from Calcutta visits sick kids

A five-member health team from Calcutta reached north Bengal on Friday to check out the health infrastructure available for children in the state-run establishments of the region and to confirm that t...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Appeal to give local touch in DHR rides

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway-India Support Group, which consists of aficionados of the hill train, has sought involvement of local art, culture and cuisine to make the joy rides more alluring for ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Thapa’s new party plans 45 meetings

New hill party Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha, formed last Thursday by Anit Thapa, will hold 45 public meetings across the hills to kick-start its first phase of activities. The decision was ta...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

Effigy and new equations heat up hill politics

It was a politically charged Sunday in the hills, almost akin to poll season. Anit Thapa was “welcomed” by hundreds of supporters on his “return” to Kurseong from Darjeeling o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Thapa’s new party to host key meeting on portfolios

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM), the newly floated political party from Darjeeling by Anit Thapa will hold its first central committee meeting on Monday to chalk out the party’s ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

Darjeeling gets 12th party

Another party was launched in the Darjeeling hills on Thursday with Anit Thapa as the president and a declaration from a leader that the “politics of one-man-centric party” was coming to a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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