Darjeeling

Tiger Hill, parts of North-East receive fresh snowfall

Heavy snowfall has occurred in Sikkim's Lachen and Lambung since Friday (January 4)  due to which the movement of trains was affected. Tsomgo Nathula has been closed due to the snowfall. Heavy snowfall is observed in a wide area of ​​North and East Sikkim.

Jan 04, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

GJM withdraws December 29 strike against CAA, NRC in Darjeeling hills

Binoy Tamang said that he is committed to keeping Darjeeling a strike free zone after the hills saw violent protests demanding a separate state – Gorkhaland in 2017

Dec 26, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

Anti-CAA protest: Tamang faction of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls for bandh in Darjeeling on Dec 29

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s (youth wing) has called a Darjeeling bandh on December 29, 2019 against National Register of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Act. The bandh has been called by Binoy Tamang faction of GJM and the group has said that everything will remain shut in the Darjeeling hills for one day on December 29.

Dec 24, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Exempt Hills, Terai and Dooars from purview of CAB: BGP urges Centre

The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) has urged the central government to exempt the Darjeeling hills, Terai and the Dooars from the purview of this Act.

Dec 13, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

When a dog saved its owner from leopard attack in Darjeeling

'Tiger,' the four-year-old pet dog, protected its owner Aruna Lama and ensured that she stayed safe when the big cat attacked her inside her house.

Aug 17, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

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