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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......

Bandh for Gorkhaland disrupts normal life in Darjeeling

Normal life was disrupted for the second day on Tuesday due to the 72-hour bandh called in the Darjeeling hills by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to demand Gorkhaland. All shops, markets, school,......

Gorkha leader threatens militant stir for seperate state

Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung on Wednesday threatened to launch a militant agitation in the Darjeeling hills to press for the original demand for a Gorkhaland state, a day after Chief......

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,......

Your favourite cup of tea could be in trouble!

The world-famous Darjeeling tea is losing its flavour even as it struggles with falling production, says Avishek Rakshit.  IMAGE: The key problem which plagues the Darjeeling gardens is the......

Mystery of the missing train

When trains and stations become desirable again, we might have a murder mystery with the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train as a setting, says Bibek Debroy. Image: The origin of railways in India is......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Revisiting Dev Anand-Asha Parekh's frothy romance, Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Dev Anand and Asha Parekh's Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai (1961). Speckled in song, dance and romance, Nasir Hussain's......

The BEST of my father, Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's 93rd birth anniversary, his son Sandip Ray discusses his favourite movies. “I don’t need any occasion to think of baba. His memories are my constant companion,”......

Giselli: Zoa and I are best of friends

She caught everybody's attention as the shy Punjaban Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. Brazilian model Giselli Monteiro is back with her new film, Always Kabhi Kabhi, produced by Shah......
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'The hills are smiling', says Mamata as TMC charges ahead

All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed happiness after the over whelming lead of his party in the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/verdict-of-bengal-the-hills-are-smiling-says-mamata-as-tmc-charges-ahead-117051700654_1.html
TMC storms to power in 4 out of 7 municipal bodies

The Trinamool Congress today won four municipalities in West Bengal- one in Darjeeling hills and three in the plains - while Gorkha Janmukti Morcha... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/may/17/tmc-storms-to-power-in-4-out-of-7-municipal-bodies/bcb5dfe69766a6b8a3ec503d6a18d531
Counting for seven civic bodies to take place after violence-hit polls

Seven municipal corporations in West Bengal — Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, and Mirik in the hills of north Bengal, and Domkal, Pujali and... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/bengal-municipal-elections-counting-for-seven-civic-bodies-to-take-place-after-violence-hit-polls-3450786.html
Rainwater harvesting project to be implemented in Darjeeling

A rainwater harvesting project will be implemented in the slum areas of Darjeeling hills, a senior state government official said today. "A... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rainwater-harvesting-project-to-be-implemented-in-darjeeling-117051600658_1.html
Local body polls begin for 7 municipal bodies

In West Bengal, local body polls are being held for seven municipal bodies today.The seats going to the polls are Darjeeling Kaliompong, Mirik and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/west-bengal-local-body-polls-begin-for-7-municipal-bodies-117051400131_1.html

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