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West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Darjeeling MLA Amar Singh Rai is ‘son of soil’ nominee

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-Trinamul Congress combine has picked Darjeeling MLA Amar Singh Rai as its candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat in line with demands from some sections for a “son-of...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Hill BJP MP ‘hurt’ by Dilip comment on CAA

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has said Gorkhas needn’t to be worried about the CAA and they are protected by an “old treaty with Nepal”, inviting a barrage of criticism from Darjeeling partie...
By Vivek Chhetri and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Simulbarie estate suspends work, citing worker disobedience

The management of a tea garden in the foothills announced suspension of work from Monday, alleging some labourers refused to put in the mandatory eight hours and their disobedience led to loss of prod...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.19

BJP promises bid for hill ‘solution’

The BJP’s manifesto for the 2019 general election has promised attempts to find a “permanent political solution to the issue of Darjeeling Hills”, conferment of Scheduled Tribe status on 11 Gork...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.19

GNLF dispels NRC fear, but wants BJP clarity

The Gorkha National Liberation Front on Sunday said it had asked the BJP to issue a clarification that the National Register of Citizens would not affect the Gorkhas in Bengal, although the hill party...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

GNLF: Prod for tea hands to seek work

The GNLF has alleged that management of some tea gardens in the Darjeeling hills is asking labourers to sign on petitions stating they would want to go back to work.The Bengal government has not given...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.20

6km walk with 15kg load

The “mota (fat)” MLA of Darjeeling, Neeraj Zimba, has purportedly carried 15kg of edibles on a dhoko (bamboo basket) and walked 6km through difficult terrain to reach 17 families at a remote villa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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