Alert‬ taxi driver foils alleged trafficking bid, 4 Darjeeling girls rescued

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Writes Amitava Banerjee, 7 Jul 2016, DARJEELING: Four local girls were rescued from Darjeeling Hills on Saturday just as they were about to be trafficked, thanks to a vigilant taxi driver who alerted authorities in time. The incident happened at Mirik, a scenic tourist town in Darjeeling surrounded by tea gardens. However, the economically backward […]

Darjeeling police busted International sex racket with the help of school kids

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Writes Amitava Banerjee Darjeeling, Jun 19, 2016: Intervention by schoolchildren helped uncover an international sex racket, leading to the arrest of the operation’s kingpin from Delhi along with a woman trafficker from Nepal. Three traffickers were arrested at the West Bengal-Nepal border, and a police team from Darjeeling was rushed to Delhi to nab others […]

GTA’s borewells to overcome water crisis meets opposition from environmentalists

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Vivek Chhetri and Rajeev Ravidas June 3: The GTA’s move to overcome water crisis in the hills by digging borewells has met with opposition from environmentalists who say machines shouldn’t drill the fragile land without a proper study. The Darjeeling district magistrate deputed a hydrogeologist under the state government to submit a report on three […]

Bharatiya Gorkhali Welfare Association Initiatives

Bharatiya Gorkhali Welfare Association is a non-political, non-profit social organization of the Indian Gorkhas of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Bharatiya Gorkhali Welfare Association has done numerous services for the welfare of the Gorkhas in Karnataka. Some of its major activities are listed below: 1 . It has obtained a 2% reservation for Gorkhas under the OBC […]

Facebook helps find 22-year-old Gorkha woman missing from Dooars

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Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, Feb. 26: From China to Canada, Delhi to Darjeeling, a motley group of people networked across continents to unite a 22-year-old woman with her family almost three weeks after she lost her way from a Dooars tea garden. Chunnu Tamang went missing from Tulsipara tea garden near Birpara on February 7. She […]

Two Minor girls from Tea Garden rescued from traffickers by KUK NGO

Report by PRASHANT ACHARYA Siliguri2 Feb 2016 Two minor girls from closed Panighatta Tea Garden were rescued from allegedly being trafficked to Dubai with the efforts of   NGO KanchanjungaUddhar Kendra (KUK), Siliguri and Railway Protection Force (RPF) Patna. According to the information one local agent Guria Darjee from Jabra More, Naxalbari has been arrested […]

National Honour for ‪GORKHA‬ ICON – Rangu Souriya

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Ms. Rangu Souria is one of the 100 top women achievers of India, and yesterday she received an award at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, New Delhi, in collaboration with Facebook had launched 100 Women Initiative last year to recognize and acknowledge women who are making a difference […]

Three Minor Girls From ‪‎Kurseong‬, Rescued in Kolkata

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Three minor girls were rescued from the port area of the city today after they went missing from their Kurseong home in Darjeeling district, police said today. The three were rescued after a tip off from an NGO and were spotted Mallikghat Flower Market area. The girls have been handed over to representatives of the […]

Sikkim Woman Raped in‪ Delhi-based NGO‬, 2 Arrested

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A 21-year-old woman from Sikkim has alleged that she was raped and assaulted by her former employer and a colleague in a south Delhi-based NGO, following which the two accused have been arrested, police said on Monday. In her complaint, the woman told the police that she used to raise funds for the NGO and […]

Child’s rescue blows lid off trafficking racket in Darjeeling Hills

Writes Amitava Banerjee The rescue of a 15-year-old boy from the Darjeeling Hills, who had escaped from a monastery in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, has brought to light a threat that has been plaguing the Hills. Pic for illustration purpose Many children, especially from the economically backward strata of society, are forcefully sent to religious institutions […]

Police complaint against Darjeeling Red Cross for cutting trees

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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 police suspect human trafficking racket working in Jalandhar

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The Darjeeling police are suspecting a high-level human trafficking racket working in Jalandhar, where the girls, especially from Darjeeling, a hilly town of West Bengal, are being trafficked. A team of the Darjeeling police had allegedly recovered the three girls,  all around 17, missing from Kalimpong village in the Darjeeling hills since October 8, on […]

MARG conducts awareness programme on Human Trafficking in Kalimpong Villages

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26th to 28th July 2014, MARG with the support from Glenn Family Foundation Kalimpong carried four awareness programmes about  Human Trafficking at Chibbo Busti, Pudung Busti, Bom Busti (Deowrali) and Pranami Girls High School Kalimpong. MARG conducts awareness programme on Human Trafficking in Kalimpong Villages In the past MARG had recovered girls from Kalimpong Sub-division who […]

Ngo MARG Generate Awareness Program on Crime for Rural Students and Youth

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“MARG Program Helps Generate Awareness Amongst Rural Students and Youth” Darjeeling: Mankind in Action for Rural Growth (MARG) one of the leading NGO from the region working towards anti-human trafficking and child protection has successfully completed two-day awareness programme aimed at informing the rural students on rising crimes, such as human trafficking and crime against […]

Child Protection NGO condemns Kalimpong murder

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Kalimpong-based NGO Child Protection Forum today took out a rally in town condemning the brutal murder of a couple on June 19. Rally participants demanded justice for the victims and the strictest possible punishment for the culprits. They also demanded immediate rehabilitation of the couple’s two daughters, the elder of whom was also severely injured […]

Rally against hawkers’ market construction at Chowrasta.

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Darjeeling: The proposed construction of a hawkers’ market at Chowrastha has begun blowing out of proportion with town residents  taking to the streets even as the district administration continues to stand firm on its decision of going ahead with the plan. School children participating at the rally. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid the foundation stone […]


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DAWN ( Darjeeling and Dooars Tea Workers Relief Organization) organized a health camp at Red Bank tea estate in Banarhat in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal where workers are suffering from severe malnutrition and even deaths due to starvation have been reported. The following Report was published by  DAWN  in a social networking site. Reported deaths of workers […]

54 year old Diwakari Chhetri sets example for NGOs

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Fifty-four-year old Diwakari Chhetri has set an example for NGOs by working tirelessly for the betterment of society despite being single and without any financial support from the authorities. CNSS president Diwakari Chhetri. She has sold off her cows and even landed property to run her organisation for helping deprived women of remote villages. Chenga […]
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