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Darjeeling Hills
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

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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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

Amar Lama set to join Thapa’s new party

Amar Lama, a veteran in hill politics, along with established names in literature, music, sports and administration, will join Anit Thapa’s new party during its launch in Darjeeling on Thursday....
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Tamang hints at new party launch

Binay Tamang on Tuesday dropped enough hints of floating a new political party and even released a blue print of the issues that his outfit would take up with the central and state governments. Taman...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Edwards back in hills, keen on ‘new party’

Ajoy Edwards on Sunday received a warm welcome from supporters on his return to Darjeeling after nearly a month, the former GNLF leader dropping broad hints that he would float a new political party &...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Tea board ‘last dates’ raise brows

A recent directive by the Tea Board of India for the brew belt of north Indian states, including the tea-producing north Bengal, where the board has stated various last dates in December for plucking ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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