Solidarity from Gorkha Students, JNU for tea garden workers

10:26 AM
A statement of solidarity from Gorkha Students, JNU to the protesting tea garden workers for their minimum wage All tea workers unions from Darjeeling, Dooars and Tarai under the broad banner of Joint Forum have decided to go for a 48 hour strike in Bengal against the exploitation of tea garden owners of Bengal, who […]

Truth Behind Politically non-Political Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh

2:51 PM
Writes Upendra for The Darjeeling Chronicle Established in 2001, Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh had the potential to be a major force of change within in the Gorkhali society, while also becoming the platform for uniting Gorkhalis all over India under one umbrella organization. Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) logo Sadly, their office bearers have jeopardized that pious […]

Kalimpong lad gets scholarship 2015-2018 to pursue his PhD in China

5:48 PM
Mr Anmol Mukhia from Kalimpong has landed the prestigious Ministry of Human Research Development (MHRD), Chinese Government Scholarship 2015-2018 to pursue his PhD in China. This scholarship is fully funded by the combined Government of India and Government of China. The MHRD provides the rare opportunity where he is the only one to be selected […]

२०१औं भानु-जयन्तीको सुसन्देश

9:52 AM
Nahakul Chhetri सन् १८१४मा तनहूँ जिल्लाको रम्घा गाउँमा जन्म लिने भानुभक्त आचार्यलाई नेपाली साहित्यमा आदिकविको रूपमा मानिन्छ| भानुभक्त अघि पनि धेरै कविहरू थिए जस्तै-इन्दिरस, विद्यारण्यकेसरी अर्याल, हिनव्याकरणी आदि, तर उनीहरूको भाषा शुद्ध थिएन|भानुभक्तले नेपाली भाषा सरल,सरस औ शुद्ध बनाई त्यही मिठास रूपमा नेपाली रामायण जनसमूहलाई समर्पित गरे| यसलाई बाल,बनिता औ वृद्ध सबैले आत्मसाथ गरे| नेपाली […]

What killed Supriya Lamgaday?

11:08 AM
What killed Supriya Lamgaday? – Apathy of Delhi Police or Medical Negligence of Government doctors or Racial Discrimination! Some accidents are considered too insignificant to be mentioned anywhere or covered by the media. The bigger tragedy, apart from the irreparable loss of life, is the multi-layered nature of marginalisation, racial discrimination, injustice and negligence from […]

Mirik BDO conducted plantation drive around Mirik lake

9:18 AM
The Mirik Block Development Office staff led by BDO Raju Sherpa today conducted a plantation drive around Mirik lake. The BDO said the plantation drive was part of the office’s efforts to support the renovation and beautification process of Mirik Tourism Center and to promote green initiative in the region. The BDO and his team […]

MARG conducts awareness programme on Human Trafficking in Kalimpong Villages

7:58 PM
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 […]

Siliguri Police busted a sex racket operated through a website

10:08 AM
The Siliguri Metropolitan Police (SMP) has busted a sex racket, which was being operated through a website in Siliguri and in an apartment in a township here. Siliguri Police busted a sex racket operated through a website After receiving information that the racket was being operated, officials from the detective department conducted raids at some […]

International Anti Drugs Day observed in the hills

10:50 AM
The International Anti Drugs Day was today observed in Kalimpong, Panitanki and other parts of the hills by various social organisation to spread the awareness against the evil practice and also to eradicate it completely from the society. In Kalimpiong, the Himalayan Anti AIDS and Anti Nicotine Drugs Society to conducted a poster campaign to […]

6 Gorkhali Nurses Commissioned as Lieutenant in the Indian Army

1:13 PM
It is not just the man who have made our Gorkha community proud, our women are equally capable. 6 Gorkhali Nurses Commissioned as Lieutenant i n the Indian Army Making the community proud, there are 6 Gorkhali nurses amongst the 20 nurses inducted into the Indian Army as Commissioned Officers, after completing their course from School […]

Facebook gets world wide donors for Deepa Rai, a momo girl

9:49 AM
Facebook has not taken away from 17-year-old Deepa the drudgery to earn her meals, but it has brought donors’ cash to her doorstep. The girl’s account of how she sold momos every evening after her daily journey to study in a school 37km away from her home in the Buxa forests was published in The […]


8:38 AM
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 […]

21-year-old girl gang raped in Tiger Hill, three youths arrested

9:49 AM
Darjeeling : The court of the Darjeeling Chief Judicial Magistrate today pronounced 14 days of judicial custody to 22-year-old Suraj Chettri and 28-year-old Sanjay Rai, while the Juvenile Justice Board sent to 14 days remand at the Korak House in Jalpaiguri an under-16 youth for raping a 21-year-old girl as well as assaulting and looting […]

Gorkha Jana Pustakalaya up for blood donation camp on its foundation day

2:17 PM
Kurseong: As informed by Mr. Vinod Praksh Sharma, one of the senior & dedicated member of Gorkha Jana Pustakalaya, on 8th June’2014 it is celebrating its foundation day and in this occasion, the Gorkha Jana Pustakalaya ( Gorkha Library ) is organising blood donation camp. Although the Pustakalaya is more into promoting and keeping alive […]

Red Bank tea garden starvation crisis

11:30 PM
”If things are not taken care of, we might lose one person or the other every week.” ” PLease take me to an orphanage home. I want some food. I want to live, ” were the words of a paralysed lady, accompanied by her mentally disturbed son. The lady resides in the Red Bank tea […]

Darjeeling Kennel Club organises dog show in Chowrasta

8:34 AM
Darjeeling- It was a dog’s day out today with the canine fraternity hogging all the limelight and cynosure of all eyes- for a change- as they walked the ramp at Chowrasta with their proud owners. More than fifty canines of ten different breeds showcased their talents to a capacity crowd gathered to witness a show of […]

New traffic rules for Kurseong town – different reactions

9:44 AM
While some sections of the people are protesting the move by the administration to set up new traffics rule for Kurseong town, others have welcomed and appreciated the idea. All transport syndicates in Kurseong remained closed throughout the day following the indefinite transport bandh called by the Janmukti Chalak Mahasangh, Kurseong. Protesting against the new […]

Four-year-old girl raped in Rangpo, alleged Suraj Biswakarma 26 thrashed up by public

1:33 PM
Kalimpong: While the wounds of the ghastly rape of a three year old child in Teesta Bazaar is yet to heal, another similar incident has rocked the hills. The victim this time was a four-year-old and she was sexually assaulted by her neighbour Suraj Biswakarma (26) in Rangpo. Alleged Suraj Biswakarma 26 thrashed up by […]
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