• West Bengal: Man killed in Nadia as clashes in state continue 25 May 2019 22:28 West Bengal has seen clashes and violence, between TMC and BJP workers, through the seven-phase elections. (Express photo) Continuing post-poll clashes between BJP and Trinamool Congress reportedly claimed its first life on Friday night, when a 24-year-old …
  • Parivartan: How the Bengal bastion was breached 25 May 2019 21:14 Modi and Shah addressed 17 rallies each and never lost their Bengal focus through the seven-phase campaign. (Express photo: Partha Paul) It’s an unpretentious little room on Pearabagan Road in Hooghly’s Chinsurah, with some chairs, posters and an idol of “ …
  • BGB-BSF to work for curbing border crimes 25 May 2019 18:40 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at a battalion commander-level flag meeting yesterday put emphasis on curbing cross border crimes jointly to maintain peace on common international borders. “Initiated by the BSF side, …
  • BJP activist shot dead in Nadia; Post-result violence rocks Bengal 25 May 2019 09:44 By UNI KOLKATA: Post-poll violence rocked Bengal as a BJP activist was shot dead allegedly by the Trinamool Congress ''goons'' at Chakdaha in Nadia district last night for his switching over to the saffron brigade. The incident infuriated …
  • Election results 2019: BJP’s vote-share up by 23.5 per cent 24 May 2019 23:01 Prime minister Narendra Modi with BJP president Amit Shah at BJP HQ in New Delhi. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) As the results of the Lok Sabha elections were officially declared on Friday, the BJP registered a resounding victory in West Bengal …
  • Among BJP’s Bengal winners, a tribal leader, businessman, software expert 24 May 2019 23:00 West Bengal election results 2019: BJP supporters outside the party’s headquarters in Kolkata on Thursday. (Express photo/Partha Paul) The BJP pulled off an unprecedented performance in West Bengal, winning 18 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats. A look at the …
  • Bengal witnesses violence post result declaration 24 May 2019 19:11 Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Clashes between activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party and other incidents of violence were reported from Bankura, Cooch Behar and other districts in West Bengal, police said on Friday. “On Friday, …
  • Clashes erupt between TMC, BJP workers in Barrackpore, other areas of West Bengal 24 May 2019 14:57 A huge contingent of security personnel has been deployed in the Barrackpore area. (File) A day after BJP managed to breach the Trinamool Congress citadel and made deep inroads in West Bengal, violence, arson and skirmishes between workers of the two …
  • Five generals of BJP who made lotus bloom in Bengal 24 May 2019 10:49 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 24, 2019, 3:53 pm IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 3:53 pm IST Kolkata: As the BJP made stunning inroads in the Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal, winning an unprecedented 18 out of 42 Lok Sabha …
  • Most turncoats in Bengal leading in LS polls 23 May 2019 17:04 Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Jumping parties has augured well for most of BJP candidates, who defected either from state’s ruling Trinamool Congress or the Left parties, as they were in the lead in the Lok Sabha polls, according to the Election Commission data …
  • Gayatri Devi Birth Centenary: The lady who rocked the Lok Sabha Election with her landslide victory 23 May 2019 13:49 Maharani Gayatri Devi, often described as one of the most beautiful women in the world, made a name in politics. (Source: Express Archives) On May 23, 2019, when the entire nation has set its eyes on the results of the general elections, the birth …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Lok Sabha results: How Telangana, Bengal vaulted BJP over UP losses 23 May 2019 10:56 The BJP’s penetration in West Bengal and Telangana reflects the party’s commitment to clinch electoral victory. Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party reversed its Assembly losses in the Hindi heartland states, kept its strong hold on bastions and made …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Bengal Minister in spat with cop over party office location 22 May 2019 18:51 Cooch Behar (West Bengal), May 22 (IANS) West Bengal Minister Rabindranath Ghosh on Wednesday courted controversy by getting involved in an altercation with Cooch Behar’s Superintendent of Police Amit Kumar Singh, after police sought to shift a makeshift …
  • 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 …
  • Kedar Jadhav brings street-smartness of gully cricket to Indian team 22 May 2019 11:20 Every team has a player who embodies its key characteristics and central philosophy. For India, that man is Jadhav. (Illustration: Suvajit De) Broad blades came later, thick skin was needed first here. Just two minutes ago, Akon was pledging ridiculously …
  • Bengal BJP worker shot at during clashes with Trinamool 21 May 2019 09:22 Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) In a post-poll clash between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, a BJP member has been shot at in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district, police said on Tuesday. “There was a clash on Monday night. One of the BJP …
  • 5 BJP men attacked by TMC workers in Cooch Behar 21 May 2019 09:12 Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal were marred with instances of violence, despite the presence of central security forces. Cooch Behar: At least five BJP workers were injured on Monday night after they were attacked by alleged All India Trinamool Congress …
  • 5 BJP men attacked by TMC workers in West Bengal's Cooch Behar 21 May 2019 08:52
  • West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik results 2019 declared: For the first time, topper scores 99% marks 21 May 2019 07:19 West Bengal Madhyamik Class 10 result 2019: This year, the pass percentage of the class 10 examination touched all time high at 86.07 per cent. Express Photo by Arunima Karmakar West Bengal Madhyamik Class 10 result 2019: For the first time ever, a student …
  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee congratulates successful students of Madhyamik exam 21 May 2019 07:19 West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Madhyamik Class 10 results 2019: The results of Madhyamik examination has been declared on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This year, the pass percentage touched all-time high at 86.07 per cent. Sougata Das from …
  • 'Modi is the headmaster trying to instil discipline' 18 May 2019 01:35 The election campaign finally ended on Friday, May 17. Arindam Majumder reveals what he discovered on the election front on a long rail journey. A long train journey can often reveal a variety of aspirations of the traveller; it's even more pronounced …
  • One in every four BJP candidates in Bengal a ‘defector’ 16 May 2019 15:09 Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Making a feverish pitch for a spectacular show in West Bengal, the BJP has not battled an eyelid in fielding defectors from other parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, while ten per cent of its nominees are even non-Bengalis. The …
  • Violent turn to electoral battle in Bengal 15 May 2019 09:44 (Analysis) Kolkata (ANI): Continuing political violence in West Bengal before and during the Lok Sabha election is making political pundits wonder whether it demonstrates nervousness of the ruling Trinamool Congress or desperation on the part of BJP to …
  • Hyderabad player is first ICC woman match referee 14 May 2019 21:50 Hyderabad: There was much cheer for Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and India as former mediumpacer G. S. Lakshmi bowled the cricketing world over by becoming the first woman to be appointed in the International Cricket Council’s panel of Match Referees on …
  • 'I want to officiate in Women's World Cup final' - GS Lakshmi 14 May 2019 13:55 GS Lakshmi with captains Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur ahead of the final © BCCI Who is GS Lakshmi? An outswing bowler for Railways, the most successful team in the women's domestic circuit in India,GS Lakshmi shared a dressing room with the likes …
  • The blueprint for Mumbai Indians' IPL success 14 May 2019 10:48 Before IPL 2019, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings had three titles each. This season Mumbai pwned Super Kings 4-0 to establish themselves as the most successful side in the league. As the dust settles on IPL 2019, ESPNcricinfo looks at the various …
  • West Bengal-based cricket betting software vendor held, Rs 7 lakh seized 13 May 2019 05:05 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Guntur Rural police on Sunday arrested a cricket betting software vendor and seized Rs 7 lakh, two laptops, four smartphones, one gold chain and a gold bracelet. The arrested was identified as Abhir Chand of Dinhata city in …
  • Cooch Behar mob fury over ‘cattle-lifting’ 11 May 2019 01:21
  • Bengal violence signal of shift in its politics? 03 May 2019 19:30 West Bengal has a significant Muslim population (27 per cent) and there are a large number of constituencies where they are in sizeable numbers. There is enough evidence to suggest that  violence is a sure sign of a change waiting to happen. Various …
  • In battle for Bengal, a Plassey redux (IANS Exclusive) 01 May 2019 14:34 New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Exactly a hundred years before the great “Indian Mutiny”, a decisive battled enslaved India to the British irrevocably. The needle moved in such a manner that a de facto trading outfit became de jure ruler of India. Now 72 years …
  • NSA Ajit Doval's son gets VIP security, 10 BJP Bengal candidates covered too day after poll violence 30 Apr 2019 22:28 NEW DELHI: Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top 'Z' category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday. Similarly, 10 BJP candidates, who are contesting elections …
  • Ajit Doval's son gets VIP security cover 30 Apr 2019 20:31 New Delhi: Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top “Z” category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday. Similarly, 10 BJP candidates, who are contesting elections from West …
  • NSA Ajit Doval's son gets VIP security, 10 BJP Bengal candidates covered too 30 Apr 2019 16:20 NEW DELHI: Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top 'Z' category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday. Similarly, 10 BJP candidates, who are contesting elections …
  • NSA Ajit Doval's son gets VIP security, 10 BJP Bengal candidates covered too day after poll violence 30 Apr 2019 15:22 NEW DELHI: Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top 'Z' category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday. Similarly, 10 BJP candidates, who are contesting elections …
  • Nearly 17% polling on 8 Bengal seats till 9 a.m. 29 Apr 2019 06:51 Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) An overall 16.90 per cent people cast their votes in the fourth phase of polling in West Bengal’s eight Lok Sabha constituencies till 9 a.m. on Monday, amid reports of sporadic violence and vandalism. Voting started at 7 a.m. and …
  • Voting begins with great enthusiasm for Bengal phase four LS polls 29 Apr 2019 02:02 Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Enthusiasm brimmed over, with men and women turning out in strength before polling booths, as voting began for eight West Bengal constituencies in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election on Monday. The voting, which started at 7 am, …
  • Five Wedding Guests Killed After Mini Van Rams Into Truck In Assam 27 Apr 2019 19:03 Dhubri, Assam: Five people were killed and 13 others injured when a maxi van carrying wedding guests dashed against a stationary truck in Assam's Dhubri district on Saturday, the police said. The accident occurred on National Highway 31 in Gauripur …
  • Meet Rex Singh, 1st cricketer from Manipur to be selected in India U-19 team 27 Apr 2019 13:01 Manipur is not only known for its scenic beauty but has also given some incredible sports stars who have made the nation proud with their commendable performances. Rajkumar Rex Singh is one such person who has made the region proud by becoming the first …
  • Re-poll in one polling booth in Bengal’s Cooch Behar: EC 24 Apr 2019 17:52 Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday ordered re-polling for one polling station under West Bengal’s Cooch Behar constituency on April 29, an official said here. “In Sitalkunchi assembly segment under Cooch Behar parliamentary …
  • View: Trilateral solution for resolving India’s border issues 23 Apr 2019 08:29 By G. Kishore Babu In working on an out of the box solution of our border disputes whether with Pakistan or China or Bangladesh, on a practical and realistic basis, India may not have a more stronger government in terms of voters’ mandate. Prime Minister …
  • Bengal polls phase three crucial for Congress 22 Apr 2019 12:56 Murshidabad/Malda, April 22 (IANS) The high-octane Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal reach an exciting third leg on Tuesday, as the poll caravan rolls to the culturally rich South Dinjapur and then moves to Malda — famed for its mouth-watering mangoes …
  • Situation In Bengal Like Bihar 15 Years Ago, People Have Lost Faith In State Police : EC Special Observer 22 Apr 2019 01:37 Election Commission special observer, Ajay V Nayak Saturday said the situation in West Bengal is similar to what it was in Bihar around 15 years ago and had lead to the voters' demand for deployment of central forces in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. …
  • Bengal is like Bihar 15 years ago: EC special observer 21 Apr 2019 05:02 IMAGE: Security personnel take away miscreants after clashes in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal during Phase 2 polling last week. Photograph: PTI Photo The Election Commission special observer Ajay V Nayak on Saturday said the situation in West …
  • Situation in Bengal like Bihar 15 years ago: EC special observer Ajay V Nayak 20 Apr 2019 19:00 By PTI KOLKATA: The Election Commission special observer, Ajay V Nayak Saturday said the situation in West Bengal is similar to what it was in Bihar around 10 to 15 years ago and had lead to the voters' demand for deployment of central forces in the …
  • Situation in Bengal like Bihar 15 years ago: EC spl observer; TMC demands his removal 20 Apr 2019 17:37 The Election Commission special observer, Ajay V Nayak Saturday said the situation in West Bengal is similar to what it was in Bihar around 10 to 15 years ago and had lead to the voters' demand for deployment of central forces in the ongoing Lok Sabha …
  • Dharla erosion turns serious 18 Apr 2019 19:16 Erosion by the Dharla river has taken a serious turn at two bordering villages -- Chawratari and Dighaltari -- in Sadar upazila in the last three weeks, eroding a vast tract of land and banana orchards. About 200 bighas of land, two banana orchards and …
  • Only PM Modi can uplift the poor, says Rajnath 18 Apr 2019 11:27 Amta (West Bengal), April 18 (IANS) Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said India would be freed from poverty, the day it got rid of the Congress. Referring to late Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi as well as the Congress President …
  • Over 51% vote in Bengal amid violence (3rd Lead) 18 Apr 2019 10:50 Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) Over 51 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the three northern West Bengal constituencies in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, amid several incidents of violence including an attack on a CPI-M …
  • Over 33% vote in Bengal amid violence (2nd Lead) 18 Apr 2019 08:28 Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) Over 33 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the three northern West Bengal constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, amid several incidents of violence including an attack on a CPI-M …
  • Nearly 17% polling recorded in Bengal polls 18 Apr 2019 06:13 Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) Nearly 17 per cent of the electorate cast their votes amid stray incidents of violence in the three northern West Bengal constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. Tea garden workers were among those …
  • Let BJP dream about winning, Bengal is with Mamata: TMC 17 Apr 2019 15:26 [India], Apr 17 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday came down heavily on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its claims of winning 30 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, saying it would remain a dream for them. "The BJP is also …
  • Chase central forces away, says TMC MLA 17 Apr 2019 06:49 [India], Apr 17 (ANI): In a statement that could court controversy, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Chakdaha Ratna Ghosh Kar has appealed party cadres to "chase central forces away." In a video that is now viral on social media, Kar, while talking …
  • Pick up your brooms, chase 'central forces' away: TMC MLA to Mahila Morcha 17 Apr 2019 06:46 In a viral video on social media, Kar, while talking to TMC workers,was heard urging the cadre to chase and attack jawans on election duty. Kolkata: In a statement that could court controversy, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Chakdaha Ratna Ghosh Kar has …
  • EC appoints special observer for West Bengal 17 Apr 2019 06:46 The Election Commission has appointed former Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V Nayak as special observer for West Bengal, a senior official said on Wednesday. Nayak may reach the city on April 19, he said. "He will be overseeing the last five …
  • Election Commission doubles central forces in phase-2 polls in Bengal 17 Apr 2019 03:28 Kolkata: The Election Commission has decided to deploy 194 companies of central forces, which is nearly 15,000 para-military troopers, across three constituencies — Darjeeling, Raigunj and Jalpaiguri — in West Bengal, which will go to polls on April 18, …
  • EC to deploy more Central forces in Bengal during phase two 17 Apr 2019 03:09 Express News Service KOLKATA: The Election Commission (EC) decided to deploy central forces at 80 per cent of over 5,000 booths in three Lok Sabha constituencies in state where voting will be held on April 18. The decision was taken after Opposition …
  • LS polls: EC appoints special observer for West Bengal ahead of second phase 17 Apr 2019 02:44 [India], Apr 17 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday appointed special observer for West Bengal ahead of the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in the state. ECI has appointed 1984 batch IAS officer Ajay Nayak who was the Chief Electoral …
  • BJP demands ouster of Bengal Addl CEO 16 Apr 2019 17:23 Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Amid a row over famed Bangladesh actor Ferdous Ahmed’s campaign for a Trinamool Congress candidate in West Bengal, the BJP on Tuesday demanded immediate removal of the Additional Chief Electoral Officer of the state Sanjay Basu, …
  • Murder: Adopted daughter, cricketer boyfriend held 16 Apr 2019 09:29 NAGPUR: The crime branch on Monday cracked the murder of an elderly couple on Sunday with the arrest of their adopted daughter and her boyfriend. The accused were identified as Aishwarya Champati, 23, and her boyfriend Mohd Eqhlak Khan, 23, a cricketer. …
  • CPI-M seeks re-polling on 464 booths in Tripura, petitions ECI 15 Apr 2019 19:12 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Alleging rigging during the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Tripura, Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday demanded re-polling on 464 polling stations in the state and asked the Election Commission to ensure free and fair …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 83% votes polled in two North Bengal seats 15 Apr 2019 17:33 Alipurduar, which had 13,75,814 electors, recorded 83.70 per cent of polling with 6,89,298 male voters and 6,86,515 female voters. (Express file photo) West Bengal recorded 83.79 per cent of polling in the first of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections on …
  • PM Modi a seasonal bird, afraid of me: Mamata Banerjee 15 Apr 2019 14:35 Image Source : PTI/FILE Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "seasonal bird" for coming to north Bengal only ahead of elections, and dismissed his claim that she was …
  • Modi, Shah to address 5 more rallies in Bengal in April 15 Apr 2019 13:19 Category: News, Politics Posted by sana Published: Apr 15, 2019, 5:50 pm IST Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 5:50 pm IST Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah are scheduled to address five more public rallies in West …
  • Siliguri: Unidentified miscreants vandalise 3 BJP booth offices 15 Apr 2019 12:44 [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Unidentified miscreants vandalised three booth offices of the Bharatiya Janata Party here on Monday. "After we closed the booths last night and went to our respective houses, several men on bikes vandalised booth number 1955, …
  • In Cooch Behar, BJP’s social media boss is 36-year-old shop owner who juggles 1,114 WhatsApp groups 15 Apr 2019 11:37 Dipak Das at work in Gopalpur, Cooch Behar. (Express photo by Partha Paul) AT A political rally, inside the party office, at home or in the small pharmacy that he runs in Gopalpur village, Dipak Das is always on the edge, his eyes glued to his two …
  • BJP urges EC for CCTVs, central police forces in WB polling booths 14 Apr 2019 19:45 [India], Apr 14 (ANI): BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday said his party has urged the Election Commission (EC) to deploy central paramilitary forces and install CCTVs in all polling booths to ensure "free and fair" polling in …
  • Security beefed up at Bengal CEO office after sit-in 13 Apr 2019 18:44 Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Security was stepped up at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal, here on Saturday, a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy led a sit-in at his chamber. An Election Commission (EC) official …
  • 140 units of central forces likely for Bengal Phase 11 13 Apr 2019 00:51 Kolkata: The Election Commission has sought 140 companies of central forces to man the 5,390 booths of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Raiganj that go to polls in the second phase on April 18. In the first phase, 83 companies were made available, against a …
  • Enclave dwellers vote in large numbers in Cooch Behar 11 Apr 2019 19:23 Cooch Behar (West Bengal), April 11 (IANS) Despite all their woes, the residents of the 51 former Bangladeshi enclaves in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district exercised their franchise in a peaceful manner amid instances of sporadic violence in the region on …
  • BJP’s Cooch Behar candidate on sit-in to demand repoll 11 Apr 2019 16:10 Cooch Behar (West Bengal), April 11 (IANS) Accusing the ruling Trinamool Congress of rigging in the Cooch Behar Lok Sabha seat during the first phase of polling in West Bengal on Thursday, BJP candidate Nishit Pramanik held a protest in front of the …
  • Streets nearly empty on poll-eve in Cooch Behar 11 Apr 2019 01:43
  • 38 hrs before polling, EC transfers Cooch Behar SP 10 Apr 2019 00:57
  • Cooch Behar on edge as polls kick off tomorrow 10 Apr 2019 00:57 Kolkata: Trinamool and BJP are set for an eyeball-to-eyeball electoral confrontation in Cooch Behar, one of two among West Bengal’s 42 Lok Sabha constituencies going to polls on Thursday. The underlying tension in this north Bengal constituency headed for …
  • Review Cooch Behar SP’s transfer, Trinamool asks EC 09 Apr 2019 18:16 Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Describing the Election Commission order transferring Cooch Behar police superintendent Abhishek Gupta as “arbitrary, motivated and biased”, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday lodged a protest with the EC and urged it to review the …
  • EC replaces Cooch Behar SP; TMC unhappy 09 Apr 2019 16:39 Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday transferred West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Gupta and barred him from election-related duty, two days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the area. “The …
  • EC transfers Abhishek Gupta as SP of Cooch Behar 09 Apr 2019 14:38
  • Maharani shadow looms large on Cooch Behar 09 Apr 2019 11:30
  • Voting on April 11, former enclave dwellers in Cooch Behar want land, jobs 07 Apr 2019 23:54 The temporary camp in Dinhata, Cooch Behar. (Express photo: Partha Paul) Sitting on the concrete veranda of a tin room, Gunjan Chandra Burman, 74, pulls out all the letters he has written to various authorities. His home is two tin rooms and his family is …
  • Modi, Mamata Banerjee up the ante ahead of PM's Cooch Behar rally 07 Apr 2019 10:44 PM Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. With less than a week left for the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing a public rally in north Bengal's Cooch Behar on Sunday, April 7, four days after …
  • BJP candidate hopes to stop TMC's juggernaut in Cooch Behar 07 Apr 2019 09:02 TMC is all geared up to repeat its victory run in Cooch Behar Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal, which goes to the polls in the first phase on April 11, but a turncoat who defected to BJP may well be its nemesis in the seat. Eleven contestants, …
  • PM Modi at Cooch Behar criticizes Didi's Ma mati Manus for being anti-people 07 Apr 2019 08:50
  • Uncertainty cleared, Modi to address Cooch Behar rally 06 Apr 2019 18:32 Cooch Behar (West Bengal), April 6 (IANS) With less than a week left for the first phase of the general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally in north Bengal’s Cooch Behar on Sunday, four days after his twin rallies in the …
  • Mamata hopes to steal Modi’s thunder with Cooch Behar meet 03 Apr 2019 01:39
  • Cooch Behar U-19 boys trophy: Nagaland beat Arunachal 23 Jan 2019 17:53 The Nagaland U-19 Boys team which defeated Arunachal Pradesh on January 23. DIMAPUR, JANUARY 23 (MExN): Nagaland defeated Arunachal Pradesh in the last Group-D league match of the Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 on January 23. Nagaland won by an innings and 182 …
  • 2 teachers injured in firing inside school in Cooch Behar 19 Dec 2018 16:33 [India], Dec 19 (ANI): Two teachers were injured after some unidentified assailants allegedly opened fire inside a private school in Cooch Behar on Wednesday. The bike-borne miscreants barged inside the school premises and fired indiscriminately before …
  • Manipur teenager picks 10 wickets for 11 runs in an innings in Cooch Behar Trophy 13 Dec 2018 12:48 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES A representational image of cricket ball. There are some feats in cricket that are almost close to impossible to achieve and picking up 10 wickets in an innings is one of them. A few months back teenage spinner Sidak Singh …
  • Manipuri teen picks up 10-wickets in an inning in Cooch Behar Trophy 13 Dec 2018 10:35 Manipur beat Arunachal Pradesh with Rex Rajkumar Singh the standout performer. Manipur’s Rex Rajkumar Singh achieved the rare feat of taking all ten wickets of an innings during the Cooch Behar Trophy on Tuesday. He scalped all ten wickets belonging to …
  • Kolkata: Dilip Ghosh, three others booked for ‘holding public rally’ in Cooch Behar 09 Dec 2018 16:15 After the cancellation of the event, BJP supporters gathered at Jhinaidanga where Ghosh expressed his gratitude from the stage in a short speech. (File photo) The state police Saturday filed a suo-motu case against BJP leaders, including the party’s state …
  • BJP rally at Cooch Behar: Amit Shah to skip; High Court decision at 12.30pm 08 Dec 2018 00:10 The venue being prepared for the Friday’s rally. (Express Photo  by Shashi Ghosh) BJP national president Amit Shah will not visit Cooch Behar in West Bengal where he was scheduled to attend a rally on Friday; he will instead address a press conference in …
  • Rath Yatra cancelled, BJP workers make do with Rash Yatra in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar 08 Dec 2018 00:09
  • HC denies permission for BJP’s Cooch Behar rally, state party chief’s vehicle attacked (Roundup) 06 Dec 2018 19:15 Cooch Behar/Kolkata (West Bengal), Dec 6 (IANS) Political temperatures soared in West Bengal on Thursday after an attack on the state BJP president’s vehicle by miscreants, even as the Calcutta High Court refused permission to the party “at this stage” …
  • West Bengal: Days before kick-off, ‘Jan Sampark’ in Cooch Behar 05 Dec 2018 23:32 BJP chief Amit Shah is sheduled to kick off the rath yatras in West Bengal. Days before BJP chief Amit Shah is sheduled to kick off the rath yatras in the state, senior party leaders engaged in ‘Jan Sampark’ (public outreach) activities in Cooch Behar to …
  • Cooch Behar (U-19) trophy: Nagaland beat Pudducherry by 278 runs 05 Dec 2018 17:23 Team Nagaland at Pudducherry with match officials after the win. Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): Nagaland U-19 boys won their second league match against Pudducherry by a huge margin of 278 runs on the third day of the ongoing Cooch Behar trophy from its zone. The …
  • Arjun Tendulkar Takes Five-Wicket Haul Against Delhi In Cooch Behar Trophy 21 Nov 2018 19:49 Arjun Tendulkar helped Mumbai contain Delhi in their U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy match with a five-wicket haul in Delhi on Wednesday. At the close of play on Day 3, Delhi were 354 for 9 in their first innings at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Delhi still trail …
  • Arjun Tendulkar picks fifer against Delhi in Cooch Behar U-19 match 21 Nov 2018 17:02 New Delhi: Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, shone bright with the ball, picking up a five-wicket haul against Delhi in an U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy match here on Wednesday. Representing Mumbai, the junior Tendulkar returned with …
  • Umpiring issues could lead to rescheduling of Cooch Behar Trophy 02 Nov 2018 18:47 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 1, 2018 12:14:04 am The BCCI, in all likelihood, will have to delay the matches of National U-19 competition by two-three days. (Express Archive) The BCCI may be forced to reschedule the Cooch Behar Trophy since it …
  • Mamata Banerjee to visit Cooch Behar on October 29 24 Oct 2018 23:49 West Bengal Mamata Banerjee (File Photo) Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will embark on a two-day trip to Cooch Behar in North Bengal district on October 29. She is scheduled to open a new DM office in the North Bengal district and attend a rally Rashmela …
  • Cooch Behar: Three sisters found drowned, police to probe 22 Aug 2018 06:47 “It looks like an accident, however, it’s too early to say anything,” police said. (Representational) Three girls were found drowned in a pond in Cooch Behar on Tuesday, police sources said. The deceased were identified as Fana Habib (9), Nargis Sultana (6 …
  • Enjoy an inspirational evening with Lolly 11 May 2019 02:10 Colin SmeetonUpdated: 10/05/19, 8:01 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.   …
  • The Man Who Makes Bollywood Look GOOD 07 May 2019 05:02 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Parinda, 1942: A Love Story, Devdas, Kareeb, Mission Kashmir, Munnabhai MBBS, Rang De Basanti, Delhi 6, Bhag Milkha Bhag, Kalank... all bear the visual stamp of Binod Pradhan's genius. IMAGE: Binod Pradhan, one of India's finest …
  • 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. “ …
  • What happened on... May 4 04 May 2019 07:04 25 years ago - The Times Wednesday, May 4, 1994 Second Freeport terminal: £200m contract to be awarded Malta Freeport has received five tenders from local companies for the building of a second container terminal. It will be “one of the biggest …
  • Madras’ Momo madness 20 Apr 2019 01:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: From food trucks to small stands, CE lists four must-visit momo joints dotted across the city MASTER SHIFU’S MOMO Patrons only come in a gang of six or seven to Master Shifu’s Momo place.  With multiple colleges and …
  • At 2,800m, trekkers’ dream turns electoral nightmare 19 Apr 2019 22:29 Darjeeling: A 7km-trek for eight hours on the trot with two mules for company, before a thunderstorm snapped all communication with the outside world for the night. One more trek to Sikkim early in the morning to arrange for a portable mobile charger. All …
  • Violence in north Bengal pockets, EC seeks report 19 Apr 2019 22:29 Kolkata: The second of the seven phases of voting in Bengal saw an uptick in violence, prompting the Election Commission to seek a report on the polling process from the Uttar Dinajpur district magistrate. Most of the sporadic incidents of violence …
  • Second phase election peaceful except ‘few incidents’: Bengal CEO 18 Apr 2019 17:45 Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The second phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal on Thursday was “peaceful” except for a few incidents which have been addressed, state Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab said here. Three constituencies – Jalpaiguri (SC), …
  • IJA condemns ‘dastardly attack’ on journalist in Bengal 18 Apr 2019 16:58 Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) on Thursday condemned the “dastardly attack” on ABP Ananda journalist Partha Pratim Ghosh near Raiganj in West Bengal’s North Dinjapur district when he was covering the second phase of the …
  • Second Phase of India's 2019 Elections Marred With Violence in West Bengal 18 Apr 2019 13:53 Asia & Pacific 14:27 18.04.2019(updated 16:03 18.04.2019) Get short URL Violence was witnessed in several parts of India’s eastern state of West Bengal during the second phase of the seven-phase 17th general election being held in eleven Indian states …
  • Darjeeling: A Political Bargaining Chip 18 Apr 2019 02:27  The undulating hills carpeted by centuries-old tea gardens and Mount Kanchendzonga that stands as a sentinel of the Darjeeling Hills, home to the champagne of teas, -- this pristine landscape however betrays the underlying turmoil of the politically …
  • 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, …