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Baichung Bhutia: Mamata's pawn or promising politician?

The former Indian football captain has a new target in the Lok Sabha seat of Darjeeling, but he may not find the going as easy as scoring a goal, says Joel Rai The ornate gate constructed in......

Mamata's message to GJM: West Bengal, Darjeeling are inseparable

In a strong message to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that West Bengal and Darjeeling were inseparable. "Darjeeling is the heart of Bengal. I am not......

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to resume agitation from Aug 19

With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha having relaxed the indefinite bandh to demand Gorkhaland in the Darjeeling hills for four days from Independence day, its President Bimal Gurung said on Tuesday that......

Darjeeling: GJM not to use force to enforce indefinite bandh

In a climbdown, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, spearheading an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills for the last 10 days to demand Gorkhaland state, on Mondy said it would not use force to enforce the......

No more 'Mamata', GJM told to call off stir or face action

Armed with a Calcutta High Court order to maintain normalcy in Darjeeling hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee on Saturday gave a 72-hour deadline to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to......

Woes aplenty for Darjeeling tea exporters

According to estimates, production between January and mid-March declined by about 5.85 million kg compared to the corresponding period last year Darjeeling tea exporters are going through a rough......

Darjeeling toy train ready to chug again from Dec

The heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railways will resume the toy train services from December from Siliguri. North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma said that work......

They earn Rs 5.75 & the tea sells for Rs 25K

Tea grown on the steep slopes of Darjeeling hills, connoisseurs swear, is unlike anywhere else in the world. Epicures use a plethora of adjectives to describe the 'champagne of teas': brisk,......

Toy train travails: N Bengal pins hopes on Didi

"I will turn Darjeeling into Switzerland." This was one promise which railways minister Mamata Banerjee had made to the people of Darjeeling before the last Lok Sabha elections. "Amid various......

Darjeeling tea for guests at Olympics

The elite guests at the Beijing Olympics would get to savour Darjeeling tea sent by a Kolkata-based company, Makaibari Tea Estate.Manager of Makaibari Tea Estate P K Chakrabarti told PTI that a......

Review: Via Darjeeling

On paper, the Via Darjeeling guys had a pretty neat idea. Literature and cinema have played with the idea of the unreliable narrator for ages, fooling us and then making us applaud how well we've......

Via Darjeeling promises to thrill

Chillers and thrillers are a fashion statement in Hindi mainstream cinema today. After Rajeev Khandelwal's Aamir comes another promising thriller called Via Darjeeling.Arindam Nandy, who honed his......

Purple patch for Amara

Amara Karan, who famously banned her mother from seeing her big break film The Darjeeling Limited because of her raunchy kissing scenes, had no trouble letting her orthodox mum see St Tinian's, a......

Indian Idol violence: SC breather for RJ

The Supreme Court has restrained the West Bengal police from executing an arrest warrant issued by a Darjeeling court against radio jockey Janardhan Nitin Brady, whose alleged comments on Indian......

The Sikh in The Darjeeling Limited

Waris Ahluwalia is one of the brightest new stars in the jewellary business in America, selling his product in many high end stores. But when he is walking the streets of any big city,he is......

Why Running is a way of life for Roshni Rai

Roshni Rai, who gathered runners from her native Darjeeling to run the 2012 Mumbai Marathon, discusses her motivations with Laxmi Negi. Roshni Rai won't take anything lying down. Certainly, not......
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On a mountain high

Bridge on Teesta river Imposing and elusive at the same time, kanchenjunga is a holy shrine for those seeking mountainous highs Seeing the... ...

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Gurung call to Dooars Muslims for joint fight

Gurung at the meeting in Darjeeling on Sunday. Picture by Suman Tamang Kalimpong, May 24: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150525/jsp/siliguri/story_21880.jsp
Asok names SMC deputy

The Darjeeling district Left Front today selected the deputy mayor andseven members mayor-in-council for the Siliguri Municipal Corporation. Mayor... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150525/jsp/siliguri/story_21882.jsp
Freak cyclone hits West Bengal, causes heavy damage

(3 minutes ago) Darjeeling, May 24 (ANI): A freak cyclone caused widespread damages in Darjeeling town. However, no casualties were reported.... ...

http://newsr.in/n/India/7551kvqgm/Freak-cyclone-hits-West-Bengal-causes-heavy-damage.htm
Air force legend Jumbo Majumdar's medals set to return to India

KOLKATA: There is good news for the city. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has purchased the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar awarded to Wing... ...

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