Darjeeling district

GJM burns Mamata Banerjee's effigy, threatens to revive Gorkhaland demand

Hundreds of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters led by party chief Bimal Gurung waved black flags and burnt effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as they brought out a protest rally in Darjeeling district demanding the state government come up with a written circular about not making Bengali compulsory in the hills.

Jun 06, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee visits landslide-hit areas in Darjeeling district

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday visited landslide-hit areas in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, where 38 people were killed.

Jul 02, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

13 traders detained for selling salt at exorbitant price

Thirteen traders have been detained in Darjeeling district for selling salt at exorbitant prices, police sources said.

Nov 16, 2013, 11:11 AM IST

Man gets life sentence for raping granddaughter

A court in West Bengal`s Darjeeling district has awarded life imprisonment to a man for repeatedly raping his minor step granddaughter.

Oct 11, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Skeleton wearing jeans, t-shirt found

A skeleton wearing a pair of jeans and a t-shirt was found in Kalimpong area of Darjeeling district.

Oct 02, 2012, 13:46 PM IST