Woman Buddhist monk walks through Darjeeling streets to spread peace

Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], June 25 : A woman Buddhist monk on Sunday walked through the streets of Darjeeling to spread the message of peace amidst an ongoing protest for the creation...

Jun 24, 2017 6:59 PM | Newsscroll

Processions taken out in Darjeeling, shutdown continues

Eds: (Updates with fresh inputs)Darjeeling, Jun 24 People wearing the traditional Gorkha attire marched through the streets of Darjeeling today in support of Gorkhaland as the indefinite shutdown in...

Jun 24, 2017 9:28 PM | Newsscroll

Car, bus services to Sikkim hit

Siliguri (WB)/Gangtok, Jun 24 Bus and car services between Siliguri, considered the gateway to the north east, and Gangtok were affected today as drivers of West Bengal registered vehicles stopped...

Jun 24, 2017 6:23 PM | Newsscroll

Elected GTA members resign, Gurung vows to intensify stir

By Pradipta Tapadar(Eds: Updates with fresh inputs)Darjeeling (WB), Jun 23 All the elected members of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), including its chief executive Bimal Gurung,...

Jun 23, 2017 8:44 PM | Newsscroll

BJP wants peace & development in Darjeeling hills: Ghosh

Malda(WB), Jun 23 West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today said his party wants peace and development in the Darjeeling hills.To restore peace and development in Darjeeling hills the state...

Jun 23, 2017 5:58 PM | Newsscroll

Darjeeling crisis: Gurung threatens to intensify stir

Darjeeling, Jun 23 The GJM, spearheading the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, adopted a confrontationist stand today with its chief Bimal Gurung threatening to intensify the stir and demanding a...

Jun 23, 2017 5:01 PM | Newsscroll

Bimal Gurung resigns from GTA's chief executive post

Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], June 23 : Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Friday resigned from the post of chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration...

Jun 22, 2017 5:38 PM | Newsscroll

WB govt offers talks to bring peace in Darjeeling, Gurung

bookedBy Pradipta Tapadar(Eds: Updates with fresh inputs)Darjeeling, Jun 22 The West Bengal government today offered talks to defuse the crisis in the restive Darjeeling hills where a case of murder...

Jun 22, 2017 9:01 PM | Newsscroll

Indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills to continue: GJM

By Pradipta Tapadar(Eds : With inputs of GJM-backed meet, Gangtok developments)Darjeeling, Jun 20 The indefinite bandh in the Darjeeling hills, which entered its sixth day, will continue until...

Jun 20, 2017 9:20 PM | Newsscroll

Internet remains suspended, GJM workers take out protest march

Eds: Updated with details, photos PTI6_19_2017_000124BPTI6_19_2017_000130B PTI6_19_2017_000117BPTI6_19_2017_000104ABy Pradipta TapadarDarjeeling (WB), Jun 19 Security forces patrolled the streets in...

Jun 19, 2017 9:07 PM | Newsscroll