WB Govt, TMC will resist any attempt to form Gorkhaland: Deb

North Bengal Development minister Gautam Deb on Thrusday said the state government and the Trinamool Congress will resist any attempt to divide the state and create Gorkhaland and alleged that BJP was "hatching a conspiracy to foment trouble" across Bengal on the issue.

Two leopards found dead in Bengal tea garden

Two leopards were found dead in a tea garden in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, forest officials said Tuesday.

Darjeeling's St Paul's School to celebrate 150 yrs

The esteemed St. Paul's School, Darjeeling will celebrate its 150th year this year.

Bronze Buddha statue to be presented to Thailand monastery

A 31-member delegation from Thailand will present a bronze Buddha statue to a monastery in Darjeeling as part of a philanthropic endeavour.

Afghan rapes woman from Darjeeling in Delhi, held

A 22-year-old woman from Darjeeling was raped by an Afghan national here, police said Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee announces development projects for Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of development projects for the Darjeeling hills at an administrative review meeting attended by top leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

Mamata wants peace to prevail for unhindered hills development

On a visit to Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday in an apparent message to Gorkha Janamukti Morcha said that it should allow unhindered development of the hills by maintaining peace.

GJM leader arrested in Darjeeling, BJP criticises move

A GJM leader, Kaziman Lohagun, was arrested in Darjeeling for allegedly supplying arms to miscreants, prompting its ally BJP to criticise the move on Saturday.

Christian couple hacked to death in Bengal`s Kalimpong

A Christian couple was hacked to death and their 12-year-old daughter`s eye gouged out by masked assailants in Kalimpong sub division of West Bengal`s Darjeeling district, police said Thursday.

Two held for carrying drugs

Two persons were arrested for carrying drugs in separate areas on the National Highway 31-A, near here, today.

Man held for posting lover`s video online

A man has been arrested in West Bengal`s Darjeeling town for having sex with a girl on the false promise of marriage, shooting a video during the act and posting it on the internet when she refused to succumb to his blackmail, police said Saturday.

Andhra teen becomes youngest woman to scale Everest

In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna has become the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest.

Gorkhaland promise helped BJP in Darjeeling

"The dream of the Gorkhas is my dream too" is what BJP`s soon-to-be prime minister Narendra Modi had said in one of his election rallies here in the hills of north West Bengal.

Buoyed by LS poll performance, BJP anticipates larger role

A backbencher in West Bengal politics, the BJP has signalled its arrival in a big way by displaying a stellar performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, seeking to change the political equations in the state.

Campaign ends for first phase of polls in West Bengal

Campaign for four seats in the first phase of five-phase Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal ended on Tuesday.

GNLF declares support for Trinamool candidate in Darjeeling

The Gorkha National Liberation Front of Subash Ghising on Friday declared its support for Trinamool Congress candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency Baichung Bhutia.

Ahluwalia now holds media responsible for coining `Gorkhaland`

BJP candidate for Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat SS Ahluwalia on Monday held media responsible for coining the term `Gorkhaland` to gain mileage from the issue.

BJP will consider Gorkhaland demand: Ahluwalia

The demand for a separate state in the Darjeeling hills is legitimate and constitutionally valid, BJP Lok Sabha candidate SS Ahluwalia on Sunday said.

Darjeeling integral part of West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Sending out a strong message against bifurcation of the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Darjeeling is an integral part of it and blamed GJM of trying to play divisive politics without bothering about the development of the hills.

Division of West Bengal will not be allowed: Mamata

Attacking the BJP of trying to create fresh unrest in Darjeeling to divide West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it would not be allowed while she was alive.