• PIME in Bengal: St Joseph's 50 years, a sign of love for the poor (photos) 07 Nov 2019 23:07 The Catholic school is located in the Alipurduar district, Diocese of Jalpaiguri. It was founded by missionaries from Lombardy (Italy), who first realised that it was necessary to start with education to change society. Later it was transferred to the …
  • Rain to dampen Kali Puja, Diwali festivities in West Bengal 23 Oct 2019 12:53 By PTI KOLKATA: Heavy rain is likely to dampen the festive buzz around Kali Puja and Diwali in West Bengal, owing to a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, the Met office said on Wednesday. The weather system over west-central Bay of Bengal could …
  • No question of setting up detention centres in WB: Mamata 23 Oct 2019 08:40 Siliguri (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would not allow setting up detention centres in the state while reiterating that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be implemented in the …
  • WBJEE 2020 exam schedule released: Exam date, application process and other details 18 Oct 2019 09:50 WBJEE-2020 will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020. File Photo WBJEE 2020 Exam date, Schedule: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will conduct the engineering test on February 2 this year. The online application process for the WBJEE …
  • CM to visit N Bengal to hold review meetings next week 17 Oct 2019 23:46 The CM will leave for the review meetings on October 21. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will visit North Bengal next week to hold administrative review meetings in several districts. This will be her first visit to North Bengal after the Lok Sabha polls. …
  • Two Bhutanese nabbed with Royal Bengal tiger's skin, bones in West Bengal 16 Oct 2019 12:43 By PTI JALPAIGURI: Two Bhutanese, including an ex-serviceman of the Royal Bhutan Army, were nabbed and a Royal Bengal tiger skin and its bones seized from their possession at West Bengal's Alipurduar district, a senior forest official said on Wednesday …
  • India receives first Rafale fighter in France on Dussehra 08 Oct 2019 13:13 New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally received the first of the 36 Rafale fighter jets in France on the occasion of Dussehra which is being celebrated across India on Tuesday. The fighter jet was handed over at Merignac at a …
  • Despite Didi’s denial, wave of NRC panic sweeps across Bengal 27 Sep 2019 00:35 People wait outside the Kolkata Municipal Corporation office to apply for documents on Thursday. (Express Photo by Partha Paul) It’s 10.30 am Thursday, and Sabina Bibi and her daughter Hena Khatun have been waiting in a queue for over five hours at the …
  • Two incidents of mob attack in Malda, teen among 5 injured 20 Sep 2019 02:02 Police have registered a case and initiated an investigation.  Five people, including a school student, were beaten up in two separate incidents of mob violence at Harishchadrapur and Englishbazar in Malda district on Thursday. According to police, four …
  • In Mamata’s Bengal, NRC latest flash point between BJP & TMC 10 Sep 2019 14:46 Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) In Bengal’s heated political scenario, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the latest flash point between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Bengal unit of the BJP has been …
  • Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Assam NRC 06 Sep 2019 20:15 Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly on Friday passed a resolution opposing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and ruling out any such exercise in Bengal. The Resolution tabled under Rule 185 of Rules of Procedures of Conduct of …
  • Villagers attack two men, police team comes under attack 05 Sep 2019 01:52 The two men have been admitted to North Bengal Medical College Hospital. One of the victims has been identified as Dharma Singh, a resident of Chattishgarh. Police arrested seven persons as a mob tried to lynch two persons in Alipurduar district. The mob …
  • NFR officials interact with MPs, MLAs of Alipurduar division 02 Sep 2019 15:59 Dimapur, Sep. 2 (EMN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) General Manager Sanjive Roy along with senior officials on Monday had an interaction with Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assemblies of Alipurduar division at the Divisional …
  • Child-lifting rumours fuel mob hysteria across states 29 Aug 2019 13:53 New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Close on the heels of a mob frenzy over bovine love that saw many a lives lost due to lynching by cow vigilantes, a new trend has emerged across states over the last few months, where mass hysteria is created over rumours of child …
  • Campaign against Trinamool misrule, promise of NRC paid off: Bengal BJP on membership drive success 25 Aug 2019 08:28 By PTI KOLKATA: Campaign against illegal infiltration, alleged misrule of the ruling TMC and the promise of NRC implementation in West Bengal have helped the BJP reach the staggering figure of 77 lakh plus in its recent membership drive in the state, party …
  • One-third killed by elephants were drunk: Study 24 Aug 2019 17:51 One-third of the people killed by elephants in north Bengal between 2006 and 2016 happened to be drunk and chasing the animal, a study has found. During this period, a total of 476 persons died and 1646 injured in elephant attacks in the four districts of …
  • Pak firing kills soldier from Alipurduar 24 Aug 2019 01:51
  • Injured leopard attacks man in West Bengal | Watch video 20 Aug 2019 07:12 Image Source : VIDEO GRAB Injured leopard attacks a man clicking pictures An injured leopard, trapped in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district, attacked a man who was clicking its pictures. The video of leopard's deadly attack surfaced on the internet on …
  • Leopard diesin Alipurduar after hit & run 20 Aug 2019 02:26
  • West Bengal's 'Ambulance Man' Karimul Haque battles eye ailment 19 Aug 2019 14:58 By PTI JALPAIGURI: Karimul Haque, who won the Padmashree award in 2017 for extending "bike ambulance" services to residents of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts, is suffering from an eye ailment. According to a private eye …
  • Watch video: Injured leopard attacks man clicking its photos in Bengal 19 Aug 2019 13:53 The man sustained minor injuries while the injured leopard was taken for treatment. A man was attacked by a leopard while he was clicking a few pictures of the injured animal in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district. In a video released by ANI, the man is seen …
  • 3 Members Of Family Found Hanging In West Bengal 01 Aug 2019 21:55 West Bengal: The office said the couple had a quarrel last night (Representational) Alipurduar: Three members of a family, including an 8-year-old girl, were found hanging in their house in Alipurduar district on Thursday, police said. Preliminary …
  • Alipurduar: Man lynched over suspicion of child lifting, 17 people held 30 Jul 2019 00:32 Some residents informed the police and a team reached the spot. However, villagers allegedly pelted stones at the police and thwarted their attempts to rescue the man. A MAN was lynched by a mob in Alipurduar district on Sunday over suspicion that he was a …
  • Man lynched in Bengal over child-lifting suspicion 29 Jul 2019 12:30 Image Source : PTI Representative Image A person was lynched in West Bengal's Alipurduar district by a mob on the suspicion of being a child-lifter, police said on Monday. The incident occurred at the Tasati tea garden on Sunday evening when locals saw …
  • Man Lynched By Mob In West Bengal Over Suspicion Of Being A Child-Lifter 29 Jul 2019 10:33 A person was lynched in West Bengal's Alipurduar district by a mob on the suspicion of being a child-lifter, police said on Monday. The incident occurred at the Tasati tea garden on Sunday evening, when locals saw a person moving suspiciously in the …
  • Bengal man lynched on suspicion of child-lifting, 7 held 29 Jul 2019 09:39 Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) In yet another incident of mob lynching in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district, seven people have been arrested for killing a man on suspicion of being a child-lifter, police said on Monday. “A man, nearly 35-years-old, was beaten to …
  • Man Beaten Up By Mob On Suspicion Of Being Child-Lifter In West Bengal 29 Jul 2019 07:50 17 people have been arrested in connection with the incident, said police officer. (Representational) Alipurduar (WB): A man was beaten up by a mob in West Bengal's Alipurduar district on the suspicion of being a child-lifter, police said on Monday. …
  • ‘Child-lifter’ lynched in Alipurduar 29 Jul 2019 01:13
  • Bengal mob attacks man on suspicion of kidnapping children 28 Jul 2019 16:20 Alipurduar (West Bengal), July 28 (IANS) Amid a series of assaults and lynching attempts in north Bengal in recent weeks, a youth was severely beaten up by a mob in Alipurduar district on suspicion of being a child-kidnapper, police said on Sunday. “A …
  • Prompt action by train driver saves life of 15 elephants crossing railways tracks in Alipurduar 25 Jul 2019 03:36 25 Jul 2019, 06:30AM ISTSource: TOI.inA prompt action by the driver of a train saved life of 15 elephants crossing railways tracks. The train driver noticed the elephants crossing the railway track, and applied the emergency brake instantly to save them. …
  • Martyrs’ Day rally in Kolkata today, eye on Mamata’s message 20 Jul 2019 23:42 Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Kolkata CP Anuj Sharma at the venue Saturday. (Express photo by Partha Paul) Trinamool Congress chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to demand bringing back ballot papers to conduct future elections at the …
  • For Martyrs’ Day rally, TMC workers from across state head to Kolkata 19 Jul 2019 23:15 Preparations under way for Martyrs’ Day rally, in Kolkata on Friday. (Express photo by Partha Paul) TMC workers from North Bengal have started flocking to Kolkata from Friday to attend the party’s annual Martyrs’ Day rally on July 21 to be addressed by …
  • Guwahati GRP arrest 2 women from train with Yaba tablets 19 Jul 2019 00:17 Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 19 (ANI): Government Railway Police (GRP) Guwahati arrested two women and a man from a Rajdhani Express train and seized 175 small pouches containing 34,100 Yaba tablets (drug) from their possession. According to police, they …
  • India: Rain, flood, landslides hit normal life in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal 14 Jul 2019 06:50 Seven people killed, over 14 lakh affected as flood situation worsens across 25 districts in Assam. Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured Chief Minister of Assam all help from the Centre and asks to ensure all-out efforts to provide relief to the flood- …
  • Rafale-Su-30MKI jets to be potent combination against Pakistan: Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria 12 Jul 2019 10:52 Image Source : PTI Rafale-Su-30MKI jets to be potent combination against Pakistan Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria early Friday took a sortie in an aircraft, which he described as a 'game changer'. Moving a step ahead, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on …
  • Heavy rainfall alert for north Bengal, downpour likely till today 12 Jul 2019 00:45 A flooded Ajoy river following incessant rainfall, in Birbhum on Thursday. PTI The Met department on Thursday has issued a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in several areas of North Bengal, including Alipurduar, Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. …
  • Kalpataru to sell assets worth Rs 3,275 crore to CLP India 04 Jul 2019 02:20 Representational Image |Reuters file Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd announced its agreement with CLP India Pvt. Ltd to sell some of its stake for about Rs 3275 crore. The power transmission company said that it has agreed to sell its stake in three power …
  • CLP Group in ₹3,200-cr deal with Kalpataru Power, Techno Electric 03 Jul 2019 18:42 Hong Kong-based CLP Group’s India venture has signed a ₹3,200-crore deal with Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) and Techno Electric & Engineering Co Ltd to acquire stakes in three power transmission assets. KPTL will sell off its power assets, …
  • CLP inks deal to buy 3 power assets from Kalpataru for Rs 3,275 cr 03 Jul 2019 17:58 CLP India has entered into an agreement to buy three power-transmission assets from Kalpataru Power Transmission, for Rs 3,275 crore, the two companies announced on Wednesday. CLP will purchase equity stake in three Special Purpose Vehicles, which own the …
  • KPTL to sell stake in 3 power transmission assets for Rs 3,275 crore 03 Jul 2019 15:04 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 3 (ANI): Kalpataru Power Transmission said on Wednesday it has entered into binding agreements with CLP India to sell its stake in three power transmission assets for an estimated enterprise value of Rs 3,275 crore. CLP …
  • CLP India to buy power transmission assets of KPTL for Rs 3,275 cr 03 Jul 2019 08:16 CLP India will buy the three power transmission assets held from Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) and Techno Electric Engineering for Rs 3,275 crores. KTPL's assets, which were held through SPVs include Kalpataru Satpura Transco Private Limited …
  • Kalpataru Power to sell 3 transmission assets to CLP India for Rs 3,275 cr 03 Jul 2019 07:10 Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) Wednesday said it has entered into binding agreements with Canada's institutional fund manager CDPQ's arm CLP India to sell its stake in 3 power transmission assets for an estimated enterprise value of Rs 3,275 …
  • Kalpataru to sell three power transmission assets for 03 Jul 2019 06:31 Mumbai: Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd on Wednesday said it has entered into binding agreement with CLP India Pvt. Ltd to sell its stake in three power transmission assets for an enterprise valuation of ₹3,275 crore. The three assets in which Kalpataru …
  • Kalpataru Power to sell 3 transmission projects to CLP India for enterprise value Rs 3,275 crore 03 Jul 2019 06:24 Mumbai-based Kalpataru Power Transmission is in pact with CLP India Private to sell its stake in three power transmission assets for an enterprise value of Rs 3,275 crore, the former informed bourses on Wednesday. As a part of the deal, KPTL will sell …
  • Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd to sell stake in 3 power transmission assets 03 Jul 2019 06:18 Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) has announced that it has entered into binding agreements with CLP India Private Limited to sell its stake in 3 (Three) power transmission assets namely, Kalpataru Satpura Transco Private Limited (KSTPL), Alipurduar …
  • BJP gets first Zila Parishad in Bengal as TMC members switch sides 26 Jun 2019 17:33 Image Source : PTI Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal  The BJP Monday took control of the South Dinajpur Zilla Parishad in West Bengal from the TMC, its first in the state, after majority of its members, besides an MLA, switched sides. In a …
  • Leopard kills teen in Alipurduar tea estate 26 Jun 2019 01:22
  • Another Trianmool MLA, zilla parishad members in Bengal join BJP 25 Jun 2019 07:46 Category: News, Politics Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Jun 25, 2019, 12:35 pm IST Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 12:35 pm IST New Delhi/Kolkata: In yet another blow to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress, party MLA Wilson Champramary and several Zilla …
  • BJP gets TMC MLA No. 4, calls it ‘earthquake’ in Bengal politics 25 Jun 2019 01:37 TMC leaders (all standing behind) after joining the BJP in New Delhi, Monday. (Express photo: Prem Nath Pandey) The BJP Monday took control of the South Dinajpur Zilla Parishad from the TMC, its first in the state, after majority of its members, besides an …
  • After Mamata order, TMC leaders face demands for refund of ‘cut money’ 25 Jun 2019 01:14 TMC leaders, however, have accused the BJP of orchestrating many of these attacks. WITH THE BJP rapidly making inroads in West Bengal, TMC chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked her party leaders last week to ensure that “cut money” or illegal …
  • WB: Another TMC MLA quits party to join BJP 24 Jun 2019 11:54 Category: India, News, Politics Posted by Younus Published: Jun 24, 2019, 4:10 pm IST Updated: Jun 24, 2019, 4:10 pm IST New Delhi: The TMC party seems to be struggling with the aftermath of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal as one of the MLA seems keen …
  • BJP looks to enter Durga Puja committees to boost ‘Bengali’ image 24 Jun 2019 00:20 According to BJP sources, party portfolio holders are promising good sponsorship to the organisers, which is vital keeping in mind the huge budget of Durga Pujas. Bolstered by its Lok Sabha success, BJP now wants to be part of Durga Puja in big way …
  • West Bengal: To boost ‘Bengali’ image, BJP eyes Durga Puja 22 Jun 2019 23:24 According to BJP sources, party portfolio holders are promising good sponsorship to the organisers, which is vital keeping in mind the huge budget of Durga Pujas. Bolstered by its Lok Sabha success, BJP now wants to be part of Durga Puja in big way …
  • Monsoon to set up spell this week: IMD 18 Jun 2019 12:19 A low-pressure area, expected to develop over North Bay of Bengal in the next three to four days, would herald the next major monsoon spell - the one after the onset - into the West Coast and adjoining interior. Parts of East, North Peninsular and Central …
  • ‘Vayu’ remnant to trudge back to Gujarat coast on Monday 17 Jun 2019 02:28 The very severe cyclone ‘Vayu’ has weakened to become a severe cyclone in the Arabian Sea on Sunday evening as India Metereological Department (IMD) mounted a watch for a fresh low-pressure area in the North Bay of Bengal later this week. This is expected …
  • NFR to run special trains 14 Jun 2019 21:10 Maligaon, June 14 (MExN): The NF Railways has directed running of four Special Trains in one ways to clear extra rush of passengers during this summer season. The first Special Train No. 05483 will run from Alipurduar Jn. to Bhopal Jn. on June 15 via …
  • Eat for free at this West Bengal restaurant if you are die-hard MS Dhoni fan 12 Jun 2019 12:15 The small yet well-lit eatery serves mainly Bengali cuisine throughout the day. Mumbai: If you are an ardent MS Dhoni fan, you might not need to pay the bill at this restaurant. The restaurant-- 'MS Dhoni hotel' is owned by Shambhu Bose in …
  • Free meal for Dhoni fans at Indian restaurant 12 Jun 2019 11:20 If you love MS Dhoni and happen to be at Shambhu Bose's restaurant, chances are you might not even have to foot a bill. A die-hard MSD fan, Shambhu not only runs a hotel in Alipurduar district of West Bengal named 'MS Dhoni hotel', but the 32- …
  • Perks of being a MS Dhoni fan in Alipurduar? Free meal 12 Jun 2019 10:27 By IANS KOLKATA: If you love M.S. Dhoni and happen to be at Shambhu Bose's restaurant, chances are you might not even have to foot a bill. A die-hard MSD fan, Shambhu not only runs a hotel in Alipurduar district of West Bengal named 'MS Dhoni hotel …
  • BJP wins in Bengal border areas with high Muslim population 05 Jun 2019 12:01 Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Reaping the fruits of a communal polarization, a sustained campaign against cattle smuggling and a promise to come up with an NRC in the state, the BJP coasted to victory in a number of West Bengal Lok Sabha seats close to the …
  • Bengal government to hold polls in 17 civic bodies 02 Jun 2019 23:52 The state government has already initiated the process of appointing an administrator at Naihati municipality. The state government has decided to hold elections in 17 civic bodies which have crossed its five-year tenure. The move could be seen as an …
  • On Amit Shah table at Home: push and pull of manifesto, ministry 31 May 2019 23:19 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Amit Shah and Raj nath during the oath ceremony. (Express photo by Renuka Puri) BJP president Amit Shah was on Friday appointed as new Union Home Minister. He has replaced Rajnath Singh who has been moved to the Ministry …
  • A Dutch Birdwatcher Held Hostage by Islamist Militants for Seven Years Has Been Killed As He Tried to Escape 31 May 2019 10:22 A Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by Islamist militants for seven years has been killed as he tried to escape during a gun battle in the Philippines. Ewold Horn, a wildlife photographer, was shot dead as he attempted to flee his captors during a raid by …
  • SC grants 7-day interim protection from arrest to Mamata Banerjee's critic 31 May 2019 04:00 [India], May 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday granted seven-day interim protection from arrest to social activist Anirban Das against whom West Bengal police registered an FIR for allegedly making "abusive and derogatory" remarks against …
  • SC gives 7-day protection from arrest to Mamata critic 30 May 2019 09:52 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 30, 2019, 3:09 pm IST Updated: May 30, 2019, 3:09 pm IST New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday granted seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a …
  • TMC ‘weakened’, CPM opens party offices closed since 2011 defeat 28 May 2019 20:06 TMC MLA Rabindranath Ghosh at Krishnapur in Natabari Assembly constituency, where he allegedly reclaimed a party office, on Tuesday. (Express) With the Trinamool Congress having “weakened” and “lost ground”, and arguably at its politically most vulnerable …
  • West Bengal sends 31 crorepatis to Lok Sabha, 5 more than 2014 28 May 2019 12:23 Image Source : PTI Representational image Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said. Compared to the 26 MPs in …
  • Bengal sends 31 crorepatis to Lok Sabha, 5 more thatn 2014 27 May 2019 18:20 Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said. Compared to the 26 MPs in 2014 who had assets …
  • Post-poll violence unabated in West Bengal 26 May 2019 19:46 While there was no major flare-up, tension is prevailing in West Bengal as the State has been witnessing low-intensity violence since election results were declared on Thursday. In many places, workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata …
  • Jews told to stop wearing skullcaps in parts of Germany amid rise in antisemitic attacks 26 May 2019 03:39 Germany‘s top official against antisemitism has warned Jews not to wear skullcaps in parts of the country. Government statistics released earlier this month showed that the number of antisemitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in Germany last year, …
  • The evidence we were never meant to see about the Douma 'gas' attack 24 May 2019 00:05 We like to take the Big Boys on trust. No longer do we believe in our meretricious little leaders with their easy lies and twitters: the Trumps and Mays and now all the nationalists of Europe. We certainly don’t put any credit in Arab dictators. But when, …
  • Lok Sabha election results: Political bigwigs, veterans set to bite the dust 23 May 2019 23:57 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (AP/File) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made inroads in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s bastion, a number of new faces in the party who fought the Lok Sabha polls for the first time are on …
  • Endangered bird returns to South Korea 40 years after extinction - The Independent 23 May 2019 21:24 The endangered crested ibis has reportedly been reintroduced to South Korea 40 years after it went extinct in the Asian country.  Forty of the rare wading birds were bred in captivity before being released into the wild at Upo Wetland in South Gyeongsang  …
  • BJP's conquest of Alipurduar in Lok Sabha elections 2019 - Explained 23 May 2019 14:53 Reuters Low wages, lack of work and smart tactical moves became the deciding factor in the Alipurduar Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Alipurduar mainly consists of tea garden workers who all account for more than 40 …
  • With 99%, Class X topper Sougata Das records highest ever score in West Bengal Madhyamik exam 22 May 2019 12:44 Sougata Das from East Midnapore scored 694 out of 700 marks, Shreyashi Paul from Alipurduar got 691. (Express) In a first, a student has scored 99 per cent marks in the ‘madhyamik’ (secondary) examination conducted by the West Bengal Board of Secondary …
  • Trump is pushing Ukraine for an investigation into Joe Biden – but the evidence on the ground is painfully thin 21 May 2019 05:08 Volodymyr Zelensky, the former comedian who turned to politics and unexpectedly won Ukraine’s presidential race, marked his inauguration with the announcement of a snap parliamentary poll. But it is the coming election in the US in which his troubled …
  • As Alipurduar gears up for polls, villagers of Buxa Tiger Forest express concern over lack of facilities 10 Apr 2019 00:26 Alipurduar (West Bengal) [India], April 10 (ANI): Amid big poll promises, a village in Alipurduar claim to be deprived of minimal facilities and has accused political parties of treating them just as "vote banks." Forest villagers of Buxa Tiger …
  • Identity politics to steer poll battle in Alipurduar’s tea belt 31 Mar 2019 01:53 Alipurduar: A potholed road leads to the Hantapara tea garden, nearly 60km from Alipurduar town. This once-profitable garden now wears a shabby look. Most workers have migrated to southern states while those who are yet to move out work as labourers …
  • Alipurduar DM, wife thrash man inside police stn 07 Jan 2019 13:33
  • West Bengal: Alipurduar DM, wife thrash man inside police station 07 Jan 2019 10:59
  • Viral video: Teachers criticised for dancing inside Alipurduar school in Bengal 25 Aug 2018 02:26 Aug 24, 2018, 23:00 ISTSource: TNNIt was supposed to be a harmless act. But when some teachers of a school in Alipurduar town of West Bengal danced to the tune of a famous Bollywood number, all hell seems to have broken loose on social media. One school of …
  • Ahead of final NRC draft: Check if people were pushed back from Assam, Mamata Banerjee tells Alipurduar administration 12 Jul 2018 10:15 Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked Alipurduar district administration in North Bengal to remain alert about the developments in neighbouring Assam. (Express photo by Renuka Puri/File) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked Alipurduar …
  • Mamata: Alipurduar admin to remain alert about developments in Assam 12 Jul 2018 00:18 She had also cautioned the Centre on the issue, saying it should not “play with fire”. Siliguri (WB): West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked the Alipurduar district administration to remain alert about the developments in …
  • 16-year-old girl gang-raped in West Bengal's Alipurduar village 17 Apr 2018 08:19 ALIPURDUAR: A 16-year-old girl was gang-raped on Monday in West Bengal's Alipurduar village. The incident took place around 9:30pm when the girl and her boyfriend were spending time together in a nearby farm. The two were walking around when three boys …
  • Water funds for Alipurduar 02 Mar 2018 19:33 Alipurduar: The Alipurduar Municipality has received over Rs 100 crore to start water supply, the first trance of funds in the town of a lakh residents who don't have the facility yet. The allocation of Rs 102 crore ahead of the civic polls this year …
  • Rs 8 lakh stolen in Alipurduar bank heist 18 Jan 2018 20:47 Alipurduar: A group of miscreants broke into a branch of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank here on Wednesday night and took away over Rs 8 lakh in cash. Police have started investigation and have engaged trained dogs of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and the state …
  • CM Alipurduar land offer 10 Jan 2018 20:23 Alipurduar: Residents of Alipurduar are happy as the state government has finally decided to resolve the land problem they have been facing for several decades. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said at a function in Uttar Parokata of the district on Tuesday …
  • Alipurduar kidnap jitters 06 Jan 2018 21:36 Alipurduar: Most wholesale traders stayed away from a haat (temporary market) at Alipurduar's Palashbari on Saturday because of fears sparked by the abduction of a local rice merchant. Swapan Das was kidnapped by miscreants suspected to have links with …
  • Drinking water in jars for Alipurduar 23 Dec 2017 22:58 Alipurduar: On the eve of New Year, there is some good news for Alipurduar - its residents will start getting drinking water at the rate of 40 paise per litre. For the first time since it was set up in 1950, the civic body has decided to supply water door …
  • Alipurduar set to get insect centre 05 Dec 2017 00:28 Alipurduar: The Indian Council of Medical Research has decided to start a research centre on insect-borne diseases in Alipurduar. Sources said the centre would come up on the first floor of the office of Chief Medical Officer of Health. The medical council …
  • Alipurduar court sends notice to Mukul Roy 28 Nov 2017 01:16
  • Nadda scan on BJP in Alipurduar 24 Nov 2017 20:04 Nadda in Alipurduar on Friday. Picture by Anirban Choudhury Alipurduar: Senior BJP leaders held a meeting here on Friday, a day after Trinamul had succeeded in inducting most of the leaders and workers of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha into their party and …
  • Alipurduar court restrains Mukul from commenting on Biswa Bangla 22 Nov 2017 03:29
  • Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader arrested from Alipurduar for spreading violence 03 Sep 2017 16:23 For representational purpose JALPAIGURI: Police today arrested Rohit Thapa, a member of the central committee of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), on charges of stoking violence in Alipurduar on July 30. He was picked up from Subhashipally area in Alipuarduar …
  • GJM leader arrested from Alipurduar for spreading violence 03 Sep 2017 15:24
  • Alipurduar: Clash between Gorkhaland supporters, cops; several hurt 30 Jul 2017 20:18 The clash on Sunday comes a day after protesters clashed with police at Sukna. (Source: PTI Photo) A clash broke out between Gorkhaland supporters and police during a global Gorkhaland march at Jaigaon in Alipurduar on Sunday, leaving several people and …
  • Gorkhaland agitation: Many injured as GJM protest turns violent in Alipurduar 30 Jul 2017 11:27 The protest turned violent at Jaigaon in Alipurduar districts when police stopped a rally by protesters, injuring many (ANI) Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters on Sunday took our rallies at several parts of Darjeeling and other districts of North Bengal …
  • Alipurduar civic staff stop work 26 Jul 2017 23:28 Alipurduar, July 26: All employees of Alipurduar municipality - from Group A to Group D - stayed away from work today to protest the release on bail of nine traders who had allegedly attacked civic workers on July 20. Around 10am today, about 150 employees …
  • Award for homestays in Alipurduar 02 Jul 2017 22:26 One of the homestays developed under the project. Picture by Anirban Choudhury Alipurduar, July 2: A project by the district administration to bring about standard rates and facilities at homestays set up by backward families has been recognised by the …
  • Alipurduar no ‘biosphere reserve’ 14 Jun 2017 02:20
  • Tibetan man sentenced for sharing teachings of Dalai Lama through Wechat 11 Nov 2019 16:24 By Tenzin Dharpo Wangchuk. photo- TCHRD DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 11: A Tibetan man in occupied Tibet’s Shigatse city has reportedly been sentenced for sharing materials on the Chinese micro messaging app Wechat, that include teachings of the exiled Tibetan leader …
  • India: Preparing capacities of 3,626 families to cope with future hazards 10 Nov 2019 04:09 The Himalayan region is one of the most seismic active regions in the world. The north-east India including Sikkim and Darjeeling Hills falls under Zone V (very severe intensity zone) and has experienced a large number of earthquakes and landslides of …
  • Exploring Kalimpong: An underrated trekking spot in West Bengal full of greenery 24 Oct 2019 03:15 Have you been to Kalimpong in West Bengal? Chances are slim that you would have visited it in the recent past. Indeed, this beautiful destination is gifted with lush greenery and amazing weather yearround. This locale boasts of trekking spots that nature …
  • Mob targets BJP MP Bista in Kalimpong 23 Oct 2019 01:34 TNN | Updated: Oct 23, 2019, 6:00 IST Kalimpong: Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista, who was in Kalimpong on Tuesday to attend a school programme, was attacked by around 80 goons before he could reach the venue. Bista’s securitypersons were outnumbered and were …
  • BJP MP Raju Bista attacked by TMC goons in Kalimpong 22 Oct 2019 15:04 22 Oct 2019, 07:40PM ISTSource: Times NowBJP MP Raju Bista, from Darjeeling parliamentary constituency in West Bengal, was attacked by TMC goons in Kalimpong while he was on his way to inaugurate a new school building. The BJP MP tweeted a video of the …
  • Civic workers start removing garbage from Kalimpong roads 17 Sep 2019 09:25
  • Are days numbered for Kalimpong lollipop, cheese? 29 Aug 2019 07:28
  • Still a top draw, but are days numbered for Kalimpong lollipop and cheese? 29 Aug 2019 02:05
  • Labourer dies of ‘allergic reaction’, Kalimpong district hosp seeks govt probe 05 Jul 2019 01:34
  • Teacher Training Diploma Course at Don Bosco Technical School, Kalimpong 08 Jun 2019 03:31 Teacher Training Diploma Course at Don Bosco Technical School, Kalimpong Date : June 8, 2019 A Job Oriented Training Institute which has pioneered a Teacher Training Diploma Course in Elementary Education (private) has attracted brighter students to flock …
  • Fire breaks out at Gyalo Tondup's Noodle Factory in Kalimpong 05 May 2019 17:15 By Tenzin Sangmo Members of RTYC Kalimpong clearing the fire wreckage DHARAMSHALA, May 5: A fire broke out last night at Gyalo Thondup’s noodle factory in the three-acre compound off 8thMile area in Kalimpong. It was doused by firefighters around 9 pm. “ …
  • Kalimpong has not made up its mind yet 15 Apr 2019 17:43 At five in the evening, the centre of Kalimpong, a hill station known for its flowers and cheese, comes alive. People are going about their business under the gaze of Narendra Modi, who towers over them from a billboard that declares, quite oddly, in …
  • HORRENDOUS: Father Raped 13-Year-Old Daughter for Two Years, Then Murdered Her – in Kalimpong 13 Dec 2018 18:19 Share Tweet Share Share Email HORRENDOUS: Father Raped 13-Year-Old Daughter for Two Years, Then Murdered Her – in Kalimpong Kalimpong , 13 Dec (TDC) : “My father has made my life hell, I fear someday, I may die” – perhaps the 13-year-old girl, whose dead …
  • Kalimpong paragliding firms must register 30 Nov 2018 06:17
  • ‘No development in Darjeeling, Kalimpong’: GNLF chief resigns from Hill committee 25 Jun 2018 12:46 This is the first setback to the Trinamool Congress government in the Hills after the Gorkhaland agitations last year. Citing the failure of development to Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts, Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) president Mann Ghising …
  • Koffee for Kalimpong 01 Jun 2018 14:28 Colin SmeetonUpdated: 01/06/18, 10:08 am We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Arran Banner – subscribe today for as little as 48 pence per week.   …
  • Kalimpong poser on summit 12 Mar 2018 20:46 Kalimpong: As Darjeeling gets ready to host the first ever investment summit in the hills on Tuesday, tourism stakeholders in Kalimpong wondered what good would come out of it, given that even a sector with a lot of potential like theirs is yet to receive …
  • West Bengal: ‘Rubber flour’ from PDS creates chaos in Kalimpong villages 03 Mar 2018 13:32 KOLKATA: Nearly a year after ‘plastic eggs’ from Andhra Pradesh scared parts of West Bengal, rubber-like flour disbursed through the public distribution system has created chaos in Kalimpong district with several residents reportedly falling ill after …
  • Kalimpong trucks stop ferrying stones 20 Jan 2018 20:56 Kalimpong: About 300 truckers engaged in ferrying stones from the quarries situated on Teesta, Relli and other rivers stopped work since Friday following the Kalimpong district administration's clampdown on illegal mining. The Kalimpong Truck Workers…
  • Kalimpong civic focus 20 Dec 2017 21:27 Kalimpong: The rebel faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha formally took control of the Kalimpong municipality on Wednesday with Ravi Pradhan and Bhim Agarwal taking oath as chairman and vice-chairman of the civic body, respectively. The new civic chief …
  • Panels to be set up for Kalimpong projects 16 Dec 2017 20:04 Kalimpong: The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Saturday said two committees of party leaders would be formed to oversee development work in Kalimpong. A five-member committee will monitor the works carried out by the GTA and other …
  • GJM rebel grip on Kalimpong 14 Dec 2017 22:33 Kalimpong: The rebel faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is set to take control of the Kalimpong municipality after chief Suva Pradhan was voted out on Thursday in a no-confidence motion that he chose not to face by resigning. A little after the meeting …
  • Kalimpong flowers to feature at fest 13 Dec 2017 20:45 Kalimpong: Kalimpong will showcase its floral treasure at the two-day tourism festival in December-end with an intention to woo visitors who have been shunning the hills following the over three month-long unrest earlier in the year. The Kalimpong-leg of …
  • Morcha blow in Kalimpong 05 Dec 2017 00:28 Kalimpong: The entire top leadership of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's Kalimpong unit, including MLA Sarita Rai, resigned from the party on Saturday, but stopped short of aligning with the Binay Tamang lobby. Among those who quit were the chairman of …
  • No-trust notice in Kalimpong 05 Dec 2017 00:27 Kalimpong: Fourteen councillors of the Kalimpong municipality belonging to the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Monday formally wrote to the chairman of the civic body, Suva Pradhan, seeking a special meeting of the board to remove him …
  • Binay lobby eyes Kalimpong board 01 Dec 2017 19:46 Kalimpong: The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors in the Kalimpong municipality are all ready to set in motion the process to usurp power in the civic body by seeking a no-confidence motion against the chairman and Bimal Gurung …
  • SC allows Centre to withdraw more forces from Darjeeling, Kalimpong 27 Nov 2017 15:38 New Delhi, DH News Service, Nov 27 2017, 19:31 IST The court, however, said the four companies would still be there and the Centre would take the situation into consideration. DH File Photo The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Centre to move four of the …
  • Kalimpong weapons seizure 12 Nov 2017 06:48 Kalimpong: A police team raided the house of a suspected Gorkha Janmukti supporter in Kalimpong town and seized three firearms and some ammunitions. This is the second time that the police have made such seizures from the Pedong area. On October 14, …
  • Morcha Kalimpong unit formed 05 Nov 2017 20:27 Kalimpong: Rebel Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday constituted a 37-member working committee of the party's Kalimpong district unit, but no Morcha leader of note from the district found a place on the panel. The committee will be …
  • Bimal Gurung supporters reclaim GJM office in Kalimpong, hang his picture inside 27 Oct 2017 21:15 Bimal Gurung supporters at GJM office in Kalimpong on Friday. (Express Photo) Supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Friday reclaimed the party office in Kalimpong, two days after GJM councillor Barun Bhujel died at SSKM Hospital …
  • Supreme Court Allows Centre To Withdraw Seven Of Fifteen CRPF Companies From Darjeeling And Kalimpong 27 Oct 2017 16:22 The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw seven of the 15 companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for being used for election duties in Himachal Pradesh and …
  • Kalimpong and parts of Darjeeling town shut to mourn custodial death of GJM councillor Barun Bhujel 27 Oct 2017 12:15 Agencies, Darjeeling/Siliguri Kalimpong district and parts of Darjeeling town today wore a deserted look to mourn the custodial death of GJM councillor Barun Bhujel in a government-run hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday as BJP president Dilip Ghosh …
  • Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea on withdrawal of forces from Darjeeling, Kalimpong 25 Oct 2017 08:13 Supreme Court (File photo | PTI) NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging the Calcutta High Court order on withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal. A bench of Justices J …
  • SC to hear Centre’s plea on withdrawal of forces from Darjeeling, Kalimpong 25 Oct 2017 08:02 The Supreme Court said the matter will be listed on 27 October. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the Centre’s plea challenging the Calcutta high court order on withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling and Kalimpong …
  • Landslide isolates Kalimpong villages 15 Oct 2017 23:20 The landslide that hit Nimbong Kalimpong: People of Nimbong and surrounding villages are facing the brunt of a landslide that shows no signs of stopping, threatening houses and disrupting road connectivity between the area and Kalimpong and other places in …
  • Bengal BJP President Shown Black Flags in Kalimpong 05 Oct 2017 11:45 West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh was on Wednesday shown black flags and ‘go back posters by the Jana Andolan Party (JAP) activists in Kalimpong as he, along with a party delegation, arrived in the northern West Bengal hills for a three-day visit. …
  • Gorkhaland protests: Internet services restored in Darjeeling, Kalimpong 26 Sep 2017 08:00
  • Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong 25 Sep 2017 19:50 Gorkhaland supporters take part in a mass rally at Mirik in Darjeeling. (File | PTI) DARJEELING: In view of normalcy returning to Darjeeling hills, the state administration tonight decided to lift the restrictions on use of internet services in Darjeeling …
  • Darjeeling unrest: Gorkhaland supporters attack school vehicle in Kalimpong as situation remains grim in the hills 16 Sep 2017 14:20 supporters of a separate Gorkhaland state stand by a blazing road block during clashes with police in Sukna village in Darjeeling districtDIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images While Darjeeling has been witnessing violence and shutdown since June 15, 2017 …
  • Pro-Gorkhaland men attack school vehiclePro-Gorkhaland supporters on Friday targeted a hospital-bound school vehicle carrying a 15-year-old Thai boy suspected to be suffering from dengue in Kalimpong. Police arrested Kalimpong Municipality Gorkha… 15 Sep 2017 22:31
  • Fresh Clashes in Kalimpong After Bimal Gurung’s Threat 15 Sep 2017 11:22 A day after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung called for intensifying the over three month-long agitation in northern West Bengal, fresh clashes broke out between the party cadres and police in Kalimpong on Friday. As many as 15 GJM cadres …
  • Kalimpong Kids: The little known story of a New Zealand Anglo Indian community 08 Sep 2017 05:49 NICHOLAS BOYACK Last updated 16:00, September 8 2017 Supplied A social gathering of Kalimpong Kids in Wellington in 1937. The children of English tea planters and Indian women, they settled in New Zealand between 1908 and 1938. The story of a group of …
  • Kalimpong police station blast: 2 GJM supporters arrested 30 Aug 2017 18:42
  • One arrested in Kalimpong blast case 30 Aug 2017 15:34 Darjeeling: One person was arrested in West Bengal's Kalimpong district on Wednesday in connection with a blast outside Kalimpong police station on August 19 that killed a civic volunteer and injured two others, a senior officer said. "Bijoy …
  • Kalimpong youth dead in Bijoygarh 28 Aug 2017 21:40 Aug. 28: A 22-year-old youth, found bleeding from the neck while his partner was screaming for help at their Bijoygarh house, was declared dead at hospital this morning. Sumit Gurung and Namrata Dorjee, 26, originally from Kalimpong, had rented the house …
  • Attempt to blow up truck in Bengal’s Kalimpong 27 Aug 2017 04:39 August 26th, 2017 CanIndia New Wire Service 0 comments 0 Darjeeling, Aug 26 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants attempted to blow up a truck in the early hours of Saturday at Kalimpong in the agitation-hit northern West Bengal hills, officials said. The Sikkim- …
  • Attempt To Blow Up Truck In West Bengal's Kalimpong District 26 Aug 2017 16:24 Darjeeling:  Unidentified miscreants attempted to blow up a truck in the early hours of Saturday at Kalimpong in the agitation-hit northern West Bengal hills, officials said. The Sikkim-bound truck laden with mobile phone tower equipment was passing …
  • After Darjeeling and Kalimpong blast at Sukhiapokhari Police Station 24 Aug 2017 11:24 Aug 24, 2017 DT Admin Politics, Top News Comments Off on After Darjeeling and Kalimpong blast at Sukhiapokhari Police Station After Darjeeling and Kalimpong, a “grenade-like” explosive was lobbed at the Sukhiapokhari police station in the wee hours of …
  • RAKESH RAWAT’S LAST RITE PERFORMED IN KALIMPONG 23 Aug 2017 16:19 Aug 23, 2017 DT Admin News-Flash Comments Off on RAKESH RAWAT’S LAST RITE PERFORMED IN KALIMPONG Rakesh Rawat, civic police, who was killed in Kalimpong bomb blast on the night of August 19. His last rite was performed in Kalimpong yesterday. 2,264 total …
  • Kalimpong blast: ‘Miscreants did recee before attack’, police conduct raids 22 Aug 2017 04:51 Officials investigate the blast site after an explosion near a motor-stand in Darjeeling on Saturday. (PTI Photo) Police suspect that miscreants did a recce before carrying out the grenade blast at Kalimpong police station that killed a civic volunteer and …
  • Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong students can be allowed in ICSE schools in plains 21 Aug 2017 13:19 Students of the boarding schools came down to Siliguri on June 23 when the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha gave them a 12-hour travel window. | Express File Photo KOLKATA: The Association of ICSE Schools in West Bengal today said around 2500 students from schools …
  • KALIMPONG BLAST LEAVES ONE DEAD, TWO INJURED 21 Aug 2017 11:24 August 17, 2017 Two more Morcha leaders have been arrested in connection with incidents of violence during the current statehood movement. They are Gyan Singh, a former councillor of Darjeeling municipality, and Sanjila Chhetri, a member of the Morcha’s …
  • Blasts in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, UAPA against GJM chief 21 Aug 2017 03:25 Darjeeling: Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung has been booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with a grenade blast at the Kalimpong police station and an explosion in Darjeeling town. The GJM is …
  • Gurung booked for Kalimpong attack 20 Aug 2017 22:14 The Kalimpong police station Kalimpong, Aug. 20: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung and other leaders of his party were today booked in connection with the attack on Kalimpong police station last night, in which a civic volunteer was killed. …
  • Grenade blast in kalimpong: Gurung, four others charged under UAPA 20 Aug 2017 20:03 At the site of the first blast in Darjeeling on Saturday. Archive The police has charged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung and four other party leaders under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for a blast in Kalimpong on Saturday night that …
  • GJM chief booked for alleged involvement in Kalimpong police station attack 20 Aug 2017 13:44 [India] August 20 (ANI): A case was filed on Sunday against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung and four others for their alleged involvement in grenade attack which killed a civic volunteer on Friday night. A hand grenade was hurled at the …
  • Kalimpong blast: Hunt on for persons involved in attack on police station 20 Aug 2017 11:05 By: PTI | Darjeeling (wb) | Published:August 20, 2017 3:09 pm Darjeeling: Officials investigate the blast site after an explosion near a motor-stand in Darjeeling on Saturday. PTI Photo (PTI8_19_2017_000108A) A massive manhunt was on Sunday launched to …
  • Civic police personnel killed in grenade attack in Kalimpong 20 Aug 2017 05:29 A civic police personnel was killed and another injured after a hand grenade was hurled at Kalimpong police station on Saturday night, police said, following a high intensity blast that shook Darjeeling earlier in the day. The two incidents yesterday, a …
  • Civic police volunteer killed in blast at Kalimpong police station 20 Aug 2017 01:33 [India] August 20 (ANI): A civic police volunteer was killed and another policeman was injured in a bomb blast at Kalimpong police station gate on Saturday night. Ajit Kumar Singh, Superintendent of Police, Kalimpong informed that "major blast …
  • Blast at Kalimpong: One civic volunteer died, third blast in last 24 hours in North Bengal 19 Aug 2017 21:17 Written by SWEETY KUMARI | Kolkata | Published:August 20, 2017 1:45 am Officials investigate the blast site after an explosion near a motor-stand in Darjeeling on Saturday. (PTI Photo) North Bengal has been hit by three high intensity blast in last 24 …
  • As the Gorkhaland agitation continues, Darjeeling, Kalimpong fall back to roots 12 Aug 2017 14:35 KOLKATA: Not every aspect of the indefinite shutdown of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for Gorkhaland statehood, that entered 59th day on Saturday, is haunting. The haunting aspect has been the death of eight people since the agitation …
  • Students advised against travelling to Kalimpong 05 Aug 2017 10:56 More than 50 Bhutanese college students studying in Kalimpong, West Bengal are still stuck and are unable to return to their colleges because of the ongoing Gorkha Janmukti Morcha  (GJM) agitation in the hills. About 57 Bhutanese students studying in …
  • Destinations: Kalimpong & Sikkim 19 Jul 2017 04:09 On way to Gangtok via Kalimpong from Darjeeling our taxi drove through tea gardens. As we were going through Lopchu garden, the driver suddenly applied the brakes, and as we looked up at the road in front, a leopard crossed the road at near-supersonic …
  • Ultra Left extremists inciting trouble in Darjeeling, Kalimpong: West Bengal to HC 14 Jul 2017 19:15 Kolkata: The West Bengal state administration on Friday told the Calcutta high court that ultra Left extremists from a “neighbouring country” were inciting trouble in Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts with the aim of undermining governance, while …
  • Sending four more CRPF cos to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC 14 Jul 2017 11:59 NEW DELHI: Four additional companies of CRPF are being sent to maintain law and order in Darjeeling and Kalimpong which have been hit by the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, the Centre today told the Supreme Court. The government told a three-judge …
  • Sending 4 more CRPF cos to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Govt to SC 14 Jul 2017 09:42
  • Sending 4 more CRPF companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC 14 Jul 2017 09:18 New Delhi: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that they are deploying four additional companies of CRPF to maintain law and order in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, which have been hit by the agitation for separate Gorkhaland. The government told a …
  • ALL-PARTY MEETING BEGINS AT PEDONG, KALIMPONG 06 Jul 2017 21:38 Jul 06, 2017 DT Admin News-Flash Comments Off on ALL-PARTY MEETING BEGINS AT PEDONG, KALIMPONG -Indefinite strike enters 22nd day in the hills The first meeting of the newly-formed Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) consisting of 30 members …
  • Petrol bomb thrown at TMC Kalimpong office 05 Jul 2017 23:51 DARJEELING: Violence returned to the Hills on Wednesday morning after a brief lull, a day ahead of the Hills party meeting in Kalimpong's Pedong, when miscreants lobbed a petrol bomb at the Trinamool party office on the first floor of the Kalimpong …
  • Kalimpong turns into battlefield 05 Jul 2017 23:41 The NBSTC office and  shops (below) set on fire in Kalimpong on Wednesday Kalimpong, July 5: Alleged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters engaged in a pitched battle with security personnel at two different spots here today, leaving six uniformed persons and …
  • GJM workers clash with police in Kalimpong 05 Jul 2017 20:03 During clashes in Kalimpong on Wednesday. Express CLASHES BROKE out between GJM workers and police in Kalimpong district on Wednesday, injuring six cops and three Morcha supporters, as the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling entered its 21st day. Trouble …
  • Fresh clashes erupt in Kalimpong 05 Jul 2017 17:59 Fresh clashes erupted between supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and the police in Kalimpong on Wednesday. GJM secretary Binay Tamang claimed that the police fired several rounds and three persons, including an ex-Army man, suffered bullet …
  • People of Kalimpong Saved the Lone Policeman 05 Jul 2017 17:59 July 5, 2017 People of Kalimpong today saved the life of a lone policeman, despite he was present to quell the demand for Gorkhaland. 394 total views, 394 views today Comments comments 394 total views, 394 views today July 5, 2017 Hill TMC Working …
  • Gorkhaland: Clashes in Kalimpong, GJM supporters set TMC office on fire 05 Jul 2017 16:50 Kolkata: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) alleged that the police had opened fire on its supporters on Wednesday at Kalimpong, injuring at least three persons, but top district officials said security forces had only used “non-lethal” deterrents to quell …
  • Gorkhland protests: GJM activists torch TMC office in Kalimpong as fresh violence rocks Darjeeling 05 Jul 2017 11:48 Fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling Hills today as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists torched Trinamool Congress office in Kalimpong district during a protest march. The GJM activists also clashed with policemen, leaving many of them injured.  The …
  • GJM supporters hurl petrol bombs at TMC party office in Kalimpong 05 Jul 2017 11:39 For representational purpose (File | EPS) DARJEELING: GJM supporters hurled petrol bombs at a Trinamool Congress party office in Kalimpong as the indefinite shutdown sponsored by the outfit continued today. Though no one was injured, a shop on the ground …
  • GNLF removes chief of Kalimpong unit 03 Jul 2017 22:07 The Left Front march on Hill Cart Road in Siliguri on Monday. Picture by Passang Yolmo Kalimpong, July 3: Fissures in the Gorkha National Liberation Front came to the fore today with the party's Kalimpong unit chief convener Maurice Kalikotey …
  • 6 CRPF jawans injured in attack near Kalimpong 30 Jun 2017 21:39 KALIMPONG: Six CRPF jawans were injured when a mob attacked them during a search operation in the Teesta Valley, 35 km from Kalimpong, on Thursday evening.  The search operation was conducted in response to burning down of a community hall -- that served …
  • Kalimpong villages return to barter system due to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha strike 29 Jun 2017 14:31 KALIMPONG: For Arun Yonzon of Samalbong village, 22 km from Kalimpong, value of a cigarette packet equals to that of a home-grown pineapple. So, he traded his pineapple for a cigarette packet of Maku Lepcha of neighbouring hill Yokprintam village. With …
  • Sikkim students march to Kalimpong for state 28 Jun 2017 23:27 The march by the students from Sikkim reach Kalimpong on Wednesday Kalimpong, June 28: A group of Sikkim University students arrived here today after trekking up from Rangpo, a border town about 30km away, in support of Gorkhaland and to lend their voices …
  • GJM stir: Party marches with bodies of 2 supporters; arson in Kalimpong 19 Jun 2017 07:11 Darjeeling/New Delhi: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists took out a protest march carrying the bodies of two party supporters who, they alleged, were killed in police firing on Saturday. A public library, two panchayat offices and a police vehicle …
  • SBI to have lead bank responsibility of Kalimpong district: RBI 16 Jun 2017 15:06 The lead bank is expected to assume leadership role for coordinating the efforts of the credit institutions and the government. (Reuters) State Bank of India has been assigned the “lead bank responsibility” of the newly carved- out ‘Kalimpong’ district in …
  • Bengali serial unit shoots in Kalimpong 15 Jun 2017 02:27
  • WB Govt. orders offices to remain open in Darjeeling, Kalimpong 11 Jun 2017 11:45 [India], June 11 (ANI): The West Bengal Government on Sunday ordered all the state government offices in Darjeeling and Kalimpong to remain open and asked the employees to report on duty each day till strike not withdrawn. The state government also ordered …
  • GJM violence: ICs of Kalimpong, Kurseong removed 10 Jun 2017 17:18 Violence erupted on Thursday when Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters called a protest march towards the Raj Bhavan, where Mamata Banarjee-led cabinet meeting was taking place. (Aishik Chanda | EPS) KOLKATA:  A day after removal of the Darjeeling …
  • Bhutanese students in Darjeeling and Kalimpong safe: Education minister 10 Jun 2017 08:55 Despite the protest led by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) resulting to some unrest in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, Bhutanese students studying in the two districts are safe, the education minister Norbu Wangchuk said. The protests led by the GJM had …
  • Army stages flag march in Darjeeling, Kalimpong at West Bengal 09 Jun 2017 09:51
  • After Mamata gave district status to Kalimpong, people of Siliguri now wants recognition as another district 03 Mar 2017 12:28 KOLKATA: After the chief minister announced Kalimpong as a 21-st district of Bengal, demands are being raised from different quarters in Siliguri for getting recognition of district status for the largest north Bengal city. Already, the local people have …
  • Gurung to camp in Kalimpong for 'win' 26 Feb 2017 22:13 Bimal Gurung Darjeeling, Feb. 26: Bimal Gurung today said he would stay in Kalimpong for the next two months and return only after ensuring the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's victory in the coming municipality elections. The Morcha president's decision …
  • Call for Kalimpong district expansion 23 Feb 2017 22:34 Kalimpong, Feb. 23: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today iterated its demand for the creation of more subdivisions and blocks and inclusion of more areas in the newly formed Kalimpong district. In a memorandum submitted to Kalimpong district magistrate Dr …
  • Kalimpong to get innovation hub 22 Feb 2017 16:14 Children at the Kalimpong Science Centre on Tuesday. Picture by Passang Yolmo Kalimpong, Feb. 21: Innovation Hub, a facility to nurture new ideas and engage youths in innovative and creative activities, will be inaugurated at the Kalimpong Science Centre …
  • Mall, tourism beef-up plans for Kalimpong 16 Feb 2017 02:07
  • West Bengal: CM sees Kalimpong as tourist destination 15 Feb 2017 23:24 A DAY after announcing Kalimpong as the 21st district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her government would showcase it on the lines of Darjeeling. She also announced that from now, Buddha Purnima would be observed as a state holiday. …
  • Mamata Banerjee declares Kalimpong 21st district, promises sops 14 Feb 2017 20:56 In Kalimpong on Tuesday. Photo courtesy: Mamata Banerjee’s Twitter handle The new district of Kalimpong — the demand for which first began in the 1980s — was finally ratified by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday for “ensuring all round development …
  • After Kalimpong, demand for a separate Siliguri makes rounds 14 Feb 2017 20:55 West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally at Singur in 2011. (Express archive) CHIEF MINISTER Mamata Banerjee’s decision to form a new district of Kalimpong has triggered the demand for a new Siliguri district — voiced by locals and the BJP. “ …
  • West Bengal CM congratulates people of Kalimpong district 14 Feb 2017 18:26
  • Mamata carves out Kalimpong from Darjeeling, declares it a separate district 14 Feb 2017 16:51 [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): A new district of Kalimpong was carved out of Darjeeling on Tuesday by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Now, Kalimpong has become West Bengal's 21st district. Spreading over 1,056 square kilometers, Kalimpong is …
  • Mamata Banerjee carves out Kalimpong from Darjeeling, declares it a separate district 14 Feb 2017 13:50 By: PTI | Kalimpong | Published:February 14, 2017 5:21 pm West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Darjeeling Hills has been witness to violent statehood movements since 1986 under the leadership of Subhas Ghising and after a few years’ thaw, again …
  • Carved out of Darjeeling, Kalimpong a district today 14 Feb 2017 02:21
  • West Bengal: Kalimpong inauguration today, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to protest 13 Feb 2017 23:05 West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee (File Photo) WITH CHIEF Minister Mamata Banerjee set to formally announce Kalimpong a new district on Tuesday, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) is gearing up to protest in the hills. GJM chief Bimal Gurung, …