The blast occurred Wednesday night, two days after shops and markets opened in the Mirik and Kurseong sub-divisions.
08 Sep 2017 5:30 AM
A massive search operation launched by the West Bengal police for the absconding Gorkha Janmukti chief Bimal Gurung continued even on Sunday.
04 Sep 2017 5:36 AM
A spokesman of the Alipore Meteorological office said, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Coochbehar, Alipurduar will experience heavy rains in the next 48 hours.
03 Sep 2017 5:27 AM
The minister was, however, quick to admit that it will take some time for the confidence among tourists to return.
02 Sep 2017 5:25 AM
“The state government needs to exhaust all its options before seeking central intervention.”
02 Sep 2017 5:15 AM
GJM general secretary Roshan Giri, however, said the bandh will continue.
01 Sep 2017 4:21 AM
So many people have died We have some duties and responsibilities towards the people of Darjeeling,” Gurung said.
31 Aug 2017 6:57 AM
Responding to GNLF, govt has called for talks on August 29 to restore normalcy.
28 Aug 2017 4:53 AM
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha said it would attend the August 29 meeting convened by the government after it received an official invitation.
27 Aug 2017 4:48 AM
GMCC is divided on attending the dialogue proposed by the government.
24 Aug 2017 7:13 AM
The incident happened around 24 hours after a powerful IED blast at the super market in the Hills.
21 Aug 2017 2:00 AM
The Hills have been paralysed by an indefinite strike which entered the 64th day on Thursday.
18 Aug 2017 3:39 AM
The GJM leader further added that the home minister had appealed to them to lift the agitation.
14 Aug 2017 1:15 AM
Petrol bombs were hurled at the GJM office in the early hours, the police said, adding that the entire office was gutted.
11 Aug 2017 4:07 AM
Special arrangements were made by the police and security personnel, who are keeping a tight vigil in order to avoid any untoward incident here.
09 Aug 2017 3:46 AM
Just as the British exploited us and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same with the people of the Hills, says Bimal Gurung.
06 Aug 2017 6:59 AM
The protesters turned violent and set fire to some vehicles parked nearby.
30 Jul 2017 3:59 AM
The GJM alleged that one of its supporters, Asish Tamang, was killed and another person injured in the clash as the police opened fire in Mirik.
19 Jul 2017 4:37 AM
“Their demand for further division of Bengal is getting indiscreet support from some political quarters operating from outside,” the letter said.
12 Jul 2017 4:24 AM
The police and security forces are patrolling the streets and keeping vigil on the entry and exit routes of the picturesque hill town.
12 Jul 2017 4:14 AM