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West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.22

Ajoy cries cash-clout nexus

The party, which won the Darjeeling civic elections, is going hammer and tongs after the alleged politician-contractor nexus and has vowed to uproot it from the hills...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.22

Bread: Taunt & symbol of party

Ajoy Edwards, who runs one of the finest bakeries in town, Glenary’s, has had to live with one constant taunt from his political rivals...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Ropeway in limbo for want of cash

The project, funded by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), started in August 2014 with an 18-month deadline...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Gurung begins strike

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo had last week urged Mamata Banerjee to defer the polls until the the Memorandum of Proposal submitted by the party was implemented...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Flip-flops precede Morcha fast

Hours after Gurung’s announcement, Rai said the hunger strike would start from Wednesday as permission to hold it at Chowrasta had not been obtained from Darjeeling municipality...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Morcha okay with GTA as stopgap

Roshan Giri, general secretary of the Morcha, submitted the proposal addressed to Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee through minister Aroop Biswas in Calcutta...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.22

Power bill non-waiver ‘secret’

In this backdrop, thousands of hill residents face inconvenience because of dues in their electricity bills, especially while seeking new connections...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

Gurung drops hints of aversion to GTA polls

After a meeting with Mamata Banerjee a day earlier, the Morcha had given an impression that it would abide by her decision to hold the GTA elections soon...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.22

Surge of ‘outsiders’ in homestay business bothers stakeholders

Trend of properties being leased out ‘ruining essence of village tourism’ in hills...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.22

GTA: Detach Kalimpong

During Lepcha’s hour-long statement, he gave an impression that the town has to politically stand on its own feet and not depend on Darjeeling leadership...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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