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Darjeeling Hills
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

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

Bista meets youth leaders on jobs

Darjeeling's BJP MP Raju Bista held a meeting with north Bengal office bearers of the party’s youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) here on Thursday on issues like jobs and developm...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Hill politics abuzz with meetings

Darjeeling resembles a place going for polls immediately when in reality no elections have been scheduled yet. Hectic political activities are on in full swing as the hills are churning with new poli...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Shah trip to north Bengal planned

Union home minister Amit Shah is likely to visit north Bengal in September with the trip being planned in the backdrop of a rapid realignment of politics in the Darjeeling hills and some BJP leaders&r...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.21

Sept 9 date for launch of Thapa party

Ajoy Edwards, who had not yet “officially” resigned as the GNLF’s Darjeeling branch committee president was removed from the party’s official WhatsApp group on Friday. Earlier...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.21

Roads snap, homes damaged in rain

Continuous rainfall across the sub-Himalayan Bengal on Thursday and Friday triggered landslides that damaged houses and snap in road communication in the Darjeeling hills and water-logging in Siliguri...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

UN’s DHR stamp highlights heritage tag

The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday issued a commemorative postage stamp on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) simultaneously from the UN offices in New York, Geneva and Vienna, underlining the i...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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 22.08.21

Fake liquor unit busted in Darjeeling

A team of Phansidewa police station in Darjeeling district based on a tip-off raided Power House area of Phansidewa on Saturday and busted a spurious liquor-making unit. Five persons allegedly runnin...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.21

Jab list with personal details raises brows

The decision of employees of a Covid-19 vaccination centre at the Gorkha Rangamanch Bhavan here to display exhaustive personal details of those on the priority list for jabs has created a furore in th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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