Army deployed in Darjeeling, BJP demands peace Committee

2:21 AM
BJP demands peace committee to contain violence in Darjeeling KOLKATA: The BJP today criticised the West Bengal government for failing to contain violence in the Darjeeling hills and demanded that a peace committee be formed to restore peace. “The TMC administration has completely failed to contain violence in the hills. There was no shut down […]

MTV Roadies accident in Darjeeling Pesok

7:56 PM
MTV Roadies Meet With an Accident An accident took place near Pesok view point in Darjeeling. A mini bus carrying crew of roadies fell down the road. They were shooting in Mirik and Darjeeling hills  recently. According to the report there has been several incidents of accidents in the same spot in the past. The […]

Police complaint against Darjeeling Red Cross for cutting trees

2:20 PM
Darjeeling 16th July: Early morning today, it surfaced on the social media that trees on the Red Cross premises in Darjeeling were being cut and the planks from these trees were being loaded into pick up vans. Later when it was revealed that they did not have any permission the forest  authorities seized Wood and […]

Darjeeling Toy train accident in Kurseong, one tourist dead

8:46 AM
A toy train carrying more than 50 tourists hurtled down sloping rail tracks in Kurseong yesterday as its wheels skidded, causing the death of a Calcutta lady who may have fallen off. The alertness of a Siliguri-based businessman saved lives in the three coaches. Giridharilal Gan, a bookseller from Siliguri, turned the wheel-like emergency brake […]

Sujay Ghatak Darjeeling Congress candidate faces ire of the Hill Congress

12:37 PM
Darjeeling: Sujay Ghatak, the Congress candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat , had to face the ire of party leaders in the hills for not turning up at the party office in Darjeeling on the day he filed his nomination. Sujay Ghatak Darjeeling Lok Sabha 2014 Congress candidate Ghatak apologised for his oversight and […]

Is Darjeeling to Bengal what Varanasi is turning out to be for India?

7:02 PM
Is Darjeeling to Bengal what Varanasi is turning out to be for India? In many senses, yes. It is the microcosm of some of the big fights we will witness when the largest democracy in the world goes to vote, but also representative of the larger issues that the state is facing. Darjeeling in Bengal […]

12-year-old girl allegedly raped in Kagjhora Darjeeling

9:50 AM
Darjeeling : A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her paternal uncle, Amrit Bahadur Pradhan (45), on the night of March 23. The incident took place at the Kagjhora area, about a kilometre from Darjeeling town. 12-year-old girl allegedly raped in Kagjhora Darjeeling Police sources said a complaint was lodged against Pradhan at the Darjeeling […]

Darjeeling Lok Sabha Election Close battle, Ghising may determine the outcome

1:30 AM
Darjeeling Lok Sabha Election – Close battle on the cards in Darjeeling Lok Sabha Election 2014. A football star, an academician and a former parliamentarian are locked in a battle in North Bengal’s Darjeeling hills, where the Gorkhaland movement rages. And the results will determine whether Gorkhaland would be the next Telangana. Darjeeling Lok Sabha […]

Mamata Banerjee against bifurcation of the West Bengal, Darjeeling integral part of it

12:11 AM
Gorubathan: Sending out a strong message against bifurcation of the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said Darjeeling is an integral part of it and blamed Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) of trying to play divisive politics without bothering about the development of the hills. West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee […]

Gorkha leaders hiring politicos from Delhi to divide Bengal – Mamata Banerjee

12:06 AM
Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today called upon the Hill people to defeat the sinister design of some Gorkha leaders to divide the state by hiring political leaders from Delhi. Mamata Banerjee Addressing an election meeting in favour of party’s Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat nominee Bhaichung Bhutia, Ms Banerjee, without naming any […]

Darjeeling Communities divided over Lok Sabha Election

10:08 AM
Darjeeling: Darjeeling hills have, for the first time, witnessed communities division  over supporting candidates or parties for upcoming Lok sabha election. Leaders of different communities in the Darjeeling hills are supporting political parties covertly and overtly for the coming general elections, a trend that hasn’t been witnessed before. Mahendra P Lama (with a khada around the neck) […]

TMC Baichung Bhutia liquid assets worth Rs6.52 crore

12:06 PM
Trinamool Congress candidate for Darjeeling parliamentary seat and former captain of the national football team, Baichung Bhutia, today declared liquid assets worth Rs6.52 crore via an affidavit. TMC Baichung Bhutia liquid assets worth Rs6.52 crore Bhutia declared his personal cash-in-hand was worth Rs2.64 crore, while investments and savings in the form of bonds, shares, FDs, […]

Darjeeling – drama outside the DM’s office

11:27 AM
The Congress candidate for Darjeeling, Sujoy Ghatak, was accorded a rousing reception today by supporters of his rival from Trinamul, though unwittingly, when he arrived at the district magistrate’s office here to file his nomination. Ahluwalia (in pink turban) with supporters of the Morcha, BJP and the Lok Janshakti Party after filing his nomination in […]

Darjeeling Bhaichung Bhutia and SS Ahluwalia filed their nomination at DM office

11:20 AM
Darjeeling: Bhaichung Bhutia and SS  Ahluwalia formally filed their nominations in the Darjeeling  DM office for the up coming Lok Sabha election Bhaichung Bhutia as TMC candidate from Darjeeling constituency filed his nomination at Darjeeling District Magistrate office today.On the other hand Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia backed by GJM also filed his Nomination for the 2014 Parliamentary […]

Darjeeling Congress candidate Sujay Ghatak met supporters in Kurseong

10:26 AM
For the past couple of days, almost all the candidates for Darjeeling Constituency seat have started their respective campaigning in Darjeeling hills. Following the same trend, the Congress candidate from Darjeeling Sujay Ghatak today visited Darjeeling hills and met his supporters at the party office in Kurseong. Darjeeling Congress candidate Sujay Ghatak Party supporters from […]

Darjeeling Sonada – Two women Assault at police outpost

10:26 AM
The Darjeeling police have initiated an inquiry into the alleged assault on two women at the Sonada police outpost by an officer. On March 18, Mary Biswakarma (23) filed a complaint with the Jorebunglow police station stating the officer-in-charge of Sonada police outpost had beaten her up including her sister with a stick. Talking to […]

CPRM to support Mahendra P. Lama for the Darjeeling LS seat

9:32 AM
Darjeeling- The CPRM today said it would support Mahendra P. Lama for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, a day after BJP nominee S.S. Ahluwalia had approached the hill party for alliance. Today, CPRM leaders announced their decision at a press conference along with Lama, while the CPM candidate for the seat, Saman Pathak, was waiting […]

Bimal Gurung has sold statehood cause – M.P Lama

2:35 PM
Lama snubs Gurung: ‘He has sold statehood cause’ Lama has reportedly started an extensive campaign against Gurung in the region and the Morcha has reasons to be apprehensive. Gorkha Janmukti Mocha chief Bimal Gurung came in for scathing criticism from former vice-chancellor of Sikkim University, who is an Independent candidate in Darjeeling, Mahendra P Lama. […]
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