• We never promised Gorkhaland, says Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh 15 Jul 2019 12:14 BJP Bengal Chief Dilip Ghosh. (File) West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate Gorkhaland state. Ghosh …
  • 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- …
  • Commuters stranded due to landslide on Sikkim-Darjeeling highway 12 Jul 2019 08:29 Kalimpong (West Bengal) [India], July 12 (ANI): A major landslide occurred on the National Highway 10 on Friday morning blocking the Sikkim-Darjeeling route. Commuters were stuck as the highway got blocked after large amounts of debris and rocks fell on …
  • National Highway 10 Blocked, Heavy Traffic Jam After Landslides In Sikkim 12 Jul 2019 08:04 NET Bureau Multiple landslides have resulted in the collapse of a National Highway road which connects Sikkim and West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams. National Highway 10 connects Sikkim capital Gangtok to West Bengal’s Kalimpong and Siliguri. …
  • 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. …
  • Labourer dies of ‘allergic reaction’, Kalimpong district hosp seeks govt probe 05 Jul 2019 01:34
  • When bacon beckons - mumbai guide 29 Jun 2019 21:53 As Australia celebrates National Bacon Week, here are five porky dishes you should order. Plus, how to treat cured meat in your kitchen Bacon & Kalimpong cheese kulcha Cheesy kulcha If you've visited Darjeeling and been brave enough to try the …
  • Bengal rolls out free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 15:26 Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Friday said it has rolled out a crop insurance scheme, in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 'kharif' season to protect farmers from natural disasters, and to …
  • West Bengal launch free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 05:51 BCCL All farmers taking loans (granted or applied for) and even those not taking loans can avail of the insurance. KOLKATA: West Bengal government has announced a crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), …
  • 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, …