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Rains trigger landslides across Darjeeling, portion of Tindharia washed away

Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of West Bengal’s Darjeeling, triggering several landslides across the district. A video from Bijanbari in Darjeeling surfaced, showing roads being completely washed away by landslides.

Jul 09, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

2 dead as very heavy rainfall in Darjeeling triggers several landslides

Very heavy rainfall in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district triggered several landslides leaving two dead on Monday.

Jul 08, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

West Bengal govt removes Sanjay Bansal as Darjeeling DM

An official order said Bansal will be the additional secretary of the Health and Family Welfare Department.

May 31, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the BJP are the main contenders in the three seats.

Apr 17, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Miscreants vandalise three BJP booth offices in West Bengal's Siliguri

According to BJP party worker Vikram Gajay, the miscreants could be Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers. 

Apr 15, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Darjeeling Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Darjeeling Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 05, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Darjeeling Lok Sabha Constituency

SS Ahluwalia of the BJP is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency. 

Apr 05, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Lok Sabha poll: Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, Gorkha Liberation Front announce support for BJP in Darjeeling

Leaders of the two Gorkha outfits met BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, the in-charge of BJP's affairs in West Bengal, in the national capital today. 

Mar 24, 2019, 23:16 PM IST

West Bengal: Canal bridge collapse in Darjeeling; at least 1 injured

The incident comes within a week after the bridge collapse at Majerhat in Kolkata where at least three people lost their lives and 25 were injured

Sep 07, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Eight-time Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa goes missing in Karakoram

The incident took place after he successfully scaled the 7,672 metre-high Saser Kangri peak in the Karakoram range.

Jul 15, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Centre moves SC for withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling

The Central government on Wednesday sought the Supreme Court`s nod for withdrawing the remaining four companies of security forces from West Bengal`s trouble-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong for their deployment in poll-bound states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Feb 08, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Fix responsibility for loss of life, assets during protests: Supreme Court

SC favoured criminal action against leaders of such organisations or political parties, whose members would indulge in destruction of public or private properties.

Nov 28, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for North Bengal to discuss the current situation in Darjeeling hills with all political parties there tomorrow.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

SC allows withdrawal of central forces from Darjeeling

An SC bench directed the Centre to withdraw the seven companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF).

Oct 27, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from strife-torn Darjeeling

The Centre had appealed for withdrawal of forces so that they can be used for election duties in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

Oct 27, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Centre moves SC to withdraw central forces from Darjeeling

The Central government on Wednesday moved the SC seeking the withdrawal of central security forces from Darjeeling.

Oct 25, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Centre urges SC to allow withdrawal of troops from Darjeeling for Gujarat, Himachal polls

The Central government on Wednesday urged the Supreme court to allow the withdrawal of troops from Darjeeling. The Centre said that troops stationed at Darjeeling need to be mobilised for deployment for Gujarat and Himachal elections that are due in December.

Oct 25, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Calcutta High Court puts a stay on removal of central forces from Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh claiming that the withdrawal of forces was "politically and administratively a bad decision." 

Oct 17, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

MHA orders withdrawal of 1000 paramilitary personnel from Darjeeling

The home ministry has ordered withdrawal of as many as 1,000 paramilitary personnel, including 300 women, deployed in Darjeeling to maintain law and order during the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Oct 15, 2017, 21:27 PM IST