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Didi offers 'permanent solution' for Darjeeling to stay with Bengal

The CM also called for an eco-friendly infrastructure in the hills in wake of multiple landslides due to a heavy rainfall recently

26 Oct 2021 7:50 PM

WB: DRI arrests one person for smuggling, recovers cigarettes worth Rs 1.05 cr

The arrested was smuggling the cigarettes from Myanmar and Guwahati to Kolkata.

22 Jul 2019 8:31 PM

Cops to take strict action against land mafia, says CM Banerjee

CM also issues warning against govt. officials involved in land grab.

12 Jul 2018 5:16 AM

Miffed over not getting top job,Raj Kanojia resigns

In his last assignment Mr Kanojia, an IPS officer of 1982-batch, was also the senior most officer in the state police.

08 Jul 2018 6:57 AM

Soundarya Rajinikanth springs to dad’s aid

“Will surely have someone reach out to you Mr Murugan. Glad you got in touch”. Way to go Soundarya!

22 Jun 2018 12:24 AM


The ghosts of Cheenapatti

One of the company’s mandates to its English and Scottish officers, brave enough to go on expeditions, was to find an alternative source for tea.

11 May 2018 12:31 AM

Darjeeling youth creates miniature toy train models for railfans world over

Youngsters hobby stems from fact that he has always been fascinated by Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

08 Jan 2018 5:17 PM

Darjeeling to host 5-day tourism fest

The 104-day-long agitation and bandh, demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland, was called off on September 27.

11 Dec 2017 1:09 AM

Delhi: Placement agency owner held for raping minor

According to the police, the accused has been identified as David. Probe reveals that David had come to the city a few years ago.

10 Dec 2017 7:07 AM

SC gives nod to Centre to withdraw forces from Darjeeling

The forces currently deployed in the strife-torn parts of West Bengal are to be shifted to poll-bound Gujarat.

27 Nov 2017 1:24 PM


WB: Major fire burns down 6 shops in Darjeeling

Over 4 fire tenders reached the spot immediately to douse the fire and no injuries were reported.

20 Nov 2017 1:15 PM

Uncertainty over Puja celebrations in Darjeeling

The Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Bengal, is scheduled from September 26-30.

28 Aug 2017 5:05 AM

Second blast in hills in 5 days, no one injured

Preliminary investigation revealed that the IED blast caused heavy damage to the nearby shops and vehicles. 

25 Aug 2017 2:40 AM

In Darjeeling, musicians give new voice to Gorkhaland debate

musicians give new voice to Gorkhaland debate

02 Jul 2017 4:00 PM

GJM chief, others quit posts, to intensify stir

The accord paved way for the formation of GTA, an autonomous body in the hills with administrative & financial powers for development in Darjeeling.

24 Jun 2017 12:56 AM


GJM gives 12-hr 'window' to schools to evacuate students

On June 23, students will be allowed to go to Siliguri and Rongpo only in school buses.

21 Jun 2017 5:28 PM

Linguistic flashpoints

The Northeast too has witnessed violent ethno-linguistic agitations and even secessionist movements over decades.

21 Jun 2017 12:33 AM

Slain GJM men’s kin vow to carry on fight

The police, however, confirmed the death of only one person but did not identify him nor gave the reason for his death.

20 Jun 2017 2:56 AM

Mamata Banerjee urges all to attend June 22 meet

Ms Banerjee also added that journalists are being intimidated and harassed in the hill areas by Gorkha leaders.

20 Jun 2017 2:48 AM

WB: Net still suspended, GJM marches in protest

Security forces patrolled the streets as the situation remained tense on the 5th day of the indefinite shutdown.

20 Jun 2017 1:36 AM