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  • ‘Love In Kalimpong’ Shows The Enchantments Of Nature And Refreshing Love May 8, 2021 3:52 am Set to be shot in the exquisitely dressed panoramic valley views, Buddhists Monasteries, Churches, and Tibetan beauty of Kalimpong, ‘Love in Kalimpong’ is a romantic and musical short film. Highlighting the scenic beauty of the mountains, the movie is an …
  • Sonnalli Seygall to spend birthday at Kalimpong bootcamp April 28, 2021 2:14 pm Actress Sonnalli Seygall will spend her birthday on May 1 at a bootcamp in Kalimpong, a scenic small town in her home state of West Bengal. Since all shooting has stopped owing to Covid lockdown, the actress had time to leave the city and has already …
  • Kalimpong tourist site shuts doors to visitors April 22, 2021 11:47 pm
  • Kalimpong voters demand focus on indigenous trade over infra issues April 15, 2021 5:52 am Kalimpong/Kolkata: As Kalimpong goes to polls this Saturday, demand for more focus on indigenous trade and stress on their export has taken over traditional issues, like water scarcity and better connectivity. Clusters of villages at Sangsay, Ecchay, …
  • West Bengal: Two killed, five injured in stampede at Kalimpong concert venue January 5, 2021 4:35 am
  • 2 killed, 5 injured in stampede at Kalimpong concert venue January 5, 2021 2:20 am
  • Two women die in stampede at Kalimpong music show January 4, 2021 7:56 pm Two women died and several people were injured in a stampede at a music programme in north Bengal’s Kalimpong district late Sunday evening. The local police said the ticket counter at the Mela ground was overcrowded as popular Nepali rapper Ashish Rana …
  • Church, homes damaged in Kalimpong mudslide August 28, 2020 2:19 am
  • Kalimpong woman dies aboard Shramik Special from Delhi May 30, 2020 5:34 am The GTA has announced an ex gratia of Rs 1 lakh for Sherpa’s kin. (PTI) A 51-year-old woman from Dalapchand in the state’s Kalimpong district died in a Shramik Special train on Wednesday while on her way home from Delhi. Kipa Sherpa boarded the train from …
  • Kalimpong and Jalpaiguri in the clear for 21 days April 30, 2020 3:16 am
  • West Bengal: 2 injured in shootout in Kalimpong March 11, 2020 10:55 am
  • Kalimpong foot overbridge project hangs in balance November 21, 2019 7:52 am
  • Exploring Kalimpong: An underrated trekking spot in West Bengal full of greenery October 24, 2019 3:15 am Have you been to Kalimpong in West Bengal? Chances are slim that you would have visited it in the recent past. Indeed, this beautiful destination is gifted with lush greenery and amazing weather yearround. This locale boasts of trekking spots that nature …
  • Mob targets BJP MP Bista in Kalimpong October 23, 2019 1:34 am TNN | Updated: Oct 23, 2019, 6:00 IST Kalimpong: Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista, who was in Kalimpong on Tuesday to attend a school programme, was attacked by around 80 goons before he could reach the venue. Bista’s securitypersons were outnumbered and were …
  • BJP MP Raju Bista attacked by TMC goons in Kalimpong October 22, 2019 3:04 pm 22 Oct 2019, 07:40PM ISTSource: Times NowBJP MP Raju Bista, from Darjeeling parliamentary constituency in West Bengal, was attacked by TMC goons in Kalimpong while he was on his way to inaugurate a new school building. The BJP MP tweeted a video of the …
  • Civic workers start removing garbage from Kalimpong roads September 17, 2019 9:25 am
  • Are days numbered for Kalimpong lollipop, cheese? August 29, 2019 7:28 am
  • Still a top draw, but are days numbered for Kalimpong lollipop and cheese? August 29, 2019 2:05 am
  • Labourer dies of ‘allergic reaction’, Kalimpong district hosp seeks govt probe July 5, 2019 1:34 am
  • Teacher Training Diploma Course at Don Bosco Technical School, Kalimpong June 8, 2019 3:31 am 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 May 5, 2019 5:15 pm 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 April 15, 2019 5:43 pm 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 December 13, 2018 6:19 pm 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 November 30, 2018 6:17 am
  • ‘No development in Darjeeling, Kalimpong’: GNLF chief resigns from Hill committee June 25, 2018 12:46 pm 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 June 1, 2018 2:28 pm 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 March 12, 2018 8:46 pm 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 March 3, 2018 1:32 pm 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 January 20, 2018 8:56 pm 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 December 20, 2017 9:27 pm 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 December 16, 2017 8:04 pm 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 December 14, 2017 10:33 pm 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 December 13, 2017 8:45 pm 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 December 5, 2017 12:28 am 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 December 5, 2017 12:27 am 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 December 1, 2017 7:46 pm 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 November 27, 2017 3:38 pm 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 November 12, 2017 6:48 am 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 November 5, 2017 8:27 pm 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 October 27, 2017 9:15 pm 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 October 27, 2017 4:22 pm 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 October 27, 2017 12:15 pm 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 October 25, 2017 8:13 am 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 October 25, 2017 8:02 am 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 October 15, 2017 11:20 pm 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 October 5, 2017 11:45 am 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 September 26, 2017 8:00 am
  • Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong September 25, 2017 7:50 pm 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 September 16, 2017 2:20 pm 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… September 15, 2017 10:31 pm
  • Fresh Clashes in Kalimpong After Bimal Gurung’s Threat September 15, 2017 11:22 am 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 September 8, 2017 5:49 am 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 August 30, 2017 6:42 pm
  • One arrested in Kalimpong blast case August 30, 2017 3:34 pm 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 August 28, 2017 9:40 pm 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 August 27, 2017 4:39 am 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 August 26, 2017 4:24 pm 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 August 24, 2017 11:24 am 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 August 23, 2017 4:19 pm 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 August 22, 2017 4:51 am 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 August 21, 2017 1:19 pm 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 August 21, 2017 11:24 am 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 August 21, 2017 3:25 am 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 August 20, 2017 10:14 pm 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 August 20, 2017 8:03 pm 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 August 20, 2017 1:44 pm [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 August 20, 2017 11:05 am 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 August 20, 2017 5:29 am 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 August 20, 2017 1:33 am [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 August 19, 2017 9:17 pm 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 August 12, 2017 2:35 pm 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 August 5, 2017 10:56 am 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 July 19, 2017 4:09 am 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 July 14, 2017 7:15 pm 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 July 14, 2017 11:59 am 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 companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC July 14, 2017 9:18 am 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 July 6, 2017 9:38 pm 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 July 5, 2017 11:51 pm 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 July 5, 2017 11:41 pm 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 July 5, 2017 8:03 pm 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 July 5, 2017 5:59 pm 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 July 5, 2017 5:59 pm 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 July 5, 2017 4:50 pm 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 July 5, 2017 11:48 am 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 July 5, 2017 11:39 am 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 July 3, 2017 10:07 pm 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 June 30, 2017 9:39 pm 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 June 29, 2017 2:31 pm 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 June 28, 2017 11:27 pm 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 June 19, 2017 7:11 am 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 June 16, 2017 3:06 pm 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 …
  • WB Govt. orders offices to remain open in Darjeeling, Kalimpong June 11, 2017 11:45 am [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 June 10, 2017 5:18 pm 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 June 10, 2017 8:55 am 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 …
  • After Mamata gave district status to Kalimpong, people of Siliguri now wants recognition as another district March 3, 2017 12:28 pm 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' February 26, 2017 10:13 pm 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 February 23, 2017 10:34 pm 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 February 22, 2017 4:14 pm 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 …
  • West Bengal: CM sees Kalimpong as tourist destination February 15, 2017 11:24 pm 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 February 14, 2017 8:56 pm 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 …