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Gorkhaland stir costs Darjeeling Rs 400 cr

Unrest in the hills has cost the tea sector its entire second flush and Rs 200 crore of its annual earnings.Avishek Rakshit reports. IMAGE: Since June 9, the day when the Gorkhaland agitation......

Army redeployed in Darjeeling after fresh violence, Mamata appeals for peace

The army was redeployed on Saturday after fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling hills where Gorkhaland supporters torched a police outpost, a toytrain station and clashed with the police at two......

Darjeeling: Internet remains suspended, GJM takes out protest march

Security forces patrolled the streets in the hills and Internet services remained suspended for the second day on Monday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters held protest march in Darjeeling......

Unrest in Darjeeling is a deep-rooted conspiracy: Mamata

The ongoing Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led agitation in Darjeeling hills for a separate Gorkhaland is a ‘deep-rooted conspiracy’, supported by insurgent groups of the north east and some......

Hill parties, barring TMC, adopt resolution for separate Gorkhaland state

The crisis in the Darjeeling hills on Tuesday deepened after several parties, including the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha and Gorkha National Liberation Front, decided to push for a separate state and......

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,......

Real reason behind Bandhan Bank's rising NPA

Over 75 per cent of the bank's Rs 175 crore NPA arises from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Agri loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra have not only added......

Gorkha agitation threatens Darjeeling's tea business

Darjeeling is on the boil over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state. June and July are bad months to have a strike.Tea picking during its most valuable season has been affected.Those......

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......

'Would be criminal if I stopped Saira from acting'

'On the first day of shooting, after our first shot together as co-stars was canned, a dream Saira had cherished for years, Rajinder Krishan, the poet who was watching the way Saira was following......

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,”......
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Darjeeling tea exports fear of losing market share, pin hopes on GI tag

Amid fears of losing export markets to other nations due to the ongoing unrest in the northern West Bengal hills, Darjeeling's tea planters are... ...

http://smetimes.tradeindia.com/smetimes/news/indian-economy-news/2017/Aug/21/darjeeling-tea-exports-fear-of-losing-market-share1635577.html
police suspect Nepali Maoists' hand

Two days ago, a grenade attack near Kalimpong police station led to the death of a civic volunteer. According to the police, CCTV footage has... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/blasts-in-kalimpong-and-darjeeling-police-suspect-nepali-maoists-hand-78284.html
Police, security forces carry out raids in Darjeeling hills

Police and security forces today conducted raids in several parts of Darjeeling hills to track those involved in the grenade blast at Kalimpong... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/police-security-forces-carry-out-raids-in-darjeeling-hills-117082100309_1.html
Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong students can be allowed in

The Association of ICSE Schools in West Bengal today said around 2500 students from schools in the Darjeeling Hills can be allowed to attend... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/darjeeling-kurseong-kalimpong-students-can-be-allowed-in-117082100719_1.html
GJM appeals to WB govt, Centre for peace talks in hills

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today requested the Centre and the Bengal government to initiate talks at the earliest to restore peace in... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-gjm-appeals-to-wb-govt-centre-for-peace-talks-in-hills-2537078

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