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Tourism flourishes in Darjeeling - 13 Nov 2011
Darjeeling, Nov. 13 (ANI): Tourists have been flocking to Darjeeling after... Darjeeling, Kalimpong Lava, Lolegaon. These are becoming alternative destinations... in Darjeeling, the number of tourists are more in Darjeeling and this area

Tourism flourishes again in Darjeeling - 12 Oct 2009
Darjeeling, Oct 12 (ANI): Tourists by droves have flocked to Darjeeling after the suspension of agitation by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM... in the Darjeeling hills was hit earlier as the GJMM called for a shutdown

Gorkhaland demand revived in Darjeeling - 12 Jan 2011
Darjeeling, Jan 12 (ANI): Normal life in Darjeeling came to a halt on Wednesday...;Streets in Darjeeling, as well as sub-divisions of Kalimpong and Kerseong wore... be enforced in Darjeeling. According to Giri, the members of the Central Committee

Snowfall in Darjeeling, Changu - 13 Dec 2013
Darjeeling, Dec 13 (IANS) West Bengal's Darjeeling and Sikkim's Changu recorded... in Darjeeling district.One or two spells of sporadic rainfall were received from the Darjeeling hills, with some of the higher areas reeling under sub-zero

Darjeeling tripartite pact to be signed today - 18 Jul 2011
Darjeeling, July 18 (ANI): The Centre, West Bengal government and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will sign an agreement to resolve the Darjeeling issue here today... conditions in the Darjeeling hills, the pact would be signed at Sukna within

Paramilitary forces deployed in Darjeeling - 24 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, Apr 24 (ANI): Authorities in Darjeeling, start flowing in paramilitary troops in the town, to put in place, tight security arrangements...;Darjeeling has 1348 polling booths. There is already tension prevailing

Bangladesh trained militant arrested in Darjeeling - 12 Sep 2009
Darjeeling, Sep 12 (ANI): A militant of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) outfit was arrested from West Bengal's Darjeeling district. Talking to reporters here on Friday, Deboprasad Singh, district Superintendent of Police

TMC's Bhaichung Bhutia trails in Darjeeling - 16 May 2014
Darjeeling, May 16 (IANS) Trinamool Congress candidate and former India... Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat Friday, officials said.Bhutia is trailing by 18,000 votes.The... for Darjeeling Hills, supports the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate. Ahluwalia has

Paragliding in Darjeeling attracts tourists - 03 Dec 2011
Darjeeling, Dec 3 (ANI): The tourism department of West Bengal, introduced paragliding in Darjeeling, as part of its initiative to provide impetus to tourism... are Sikkim and Himachal and now it has been started in Darjeeling. We have started

Instant shutdown hits tourism in Darjeeling - 12 Jul 2009
Sukuna (Darjeeling), July 12 (ANI): Tourists visiting Darjeeling are being... will be called in the hill district of Darjeeling. With all shops and other....  "We were planning to stay for more than a week ( in Darjeeling) and had

Darjeeling toy train suspended - 23 Jul 2009
in Darjeeling disappointed the tourists as the rail track was damaged by the landslides in the region. The tourists looking forward for a joy ride along Darjeeling... been washed away at Gayabari, Kerseong and Darjeeling due to heavy incessant

Red panda a poll mascot in Darjeeling hills - 16 Apr 2014
Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) The cuddly red panda is the official mascot of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in the Darjeeling parliamentary constituency.Darjeeling... as well as public places in the Darjeeling parliamentary seat which has 14,22,809

GJM vice president arrested in Darjeeling - 12 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 12 (IANS) A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) vice president... Bengal's Darjeeling Hills entered the 10th day Monday.GJM vice president Kalyan... up from Darjeeling for her alleged involvement in some old cases, police said

Bhutia files nomination from Darjeeling - 24 Mar 2014
Darjeeling, March 24 (IANS) Former Indian soccer captain Bhaichung Bhutia... Darjeeling constituency.The sports icon is pitted against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha... at the Darjeeling district election office.Polling in the constituency will be held

Tourists flock to Darjeeling to escape from scotching heat - 22 May 2013
Darjeeling (West Bengal), May 22 (ANI): Tourists, both domestic and foreign, are making a beeline for Darjeeling, to escape the scorching heat...: "We are very enthusiastic about Darjeeling, the reason being, in the past two

Tourists converge to witness season's first snowfall at Darjeeling - 02 Jan 2010
Darjeeling, Jan 2 (ANI): Thousands of tourists are converging on the Darjeeling Hills area to witness the first snowfall of the season. The snowfall... of nature. "We have been staying in Darjeeling for four days. We have

Tourists throng Darjeeling to beat the heat of plains - 03 Apr 2010
Darjeeling, April 3 (ANI): A large number of tourists are thronging Darjeeling as scorching heat begins to turn unbearable for public at large in plains.  As a result, the hill resort of Darjeeling in West Bengal

Darjeeling tea's ticket to Olympics - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, July 29 (ANI): The fragrance and flavour of tea from Makaibari... of Darjeeling, trickle down to the teacups of guests at Beijing Olympic as the company... to Darjeeling and planted about 160-170 years ago. It is satisfying that 160-170 years

Tourists flow to Darjeeling marred by GJM moral policing - 06 Sep 2009
Darjeeling, Sep 6 (ANI): Tourism in Darjeeling, is taking a hit following... of the eastern part of West Bengal, Darjeeling has always been a favourite spot... added more color to Darjeeling that is situated at a height of 2134 meters

Agitation for a separate Gorkhaland may hit tourism in Darjeeling - 12 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 12 (ANI): The ethnic Gorkha agitation for a separate Gorkhaland in Darjeeling might affect the region's tourism potential. The Gorkha... Dooars falls under Jalpaiguri district, Terai comes under Darjeeling district

GJM boycotts Mamata meets in Darjeeling - 22 Apr 2012
Darjeeling, April 22 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called... Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb in the Darjeeling hills. The call came... body to run the administration in Darjeeling.  The GJM had earlier

GJM to boycott Mamata meets in Darjeeling - 22 Apr 2012
Darjeeling, April 22 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called... Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb in the Darjeeling hills. The call came... to run the administration in Darjeeling.  The GJM had earlier

Voters brave inclement weather in Darjeeling - 30 Apr 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), April 30 (IANS) Around 50 percent polling was reported Thursday in the tourist hub of Darjeeling in northern Bengal amid the hill...;  The Darjeeling constituency has grabbed headlines after the Gorkha

Jaswant Singh wins from Darjeeling - 16 May 2009
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Saturday won the parliamentary election from Darjeeling in West Bengal.   

Bird flu hits Darjeeling - 03 Jan 2009
Siliguri (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Bird flu has hit West Bengal's Darjeeling district, prompting the administration Saturday to order culling of 60,000... at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling subdivision and of 67 poultry at Matigara in Siliguri

Darjeeling crisis: Danger still lurks - 19 Jun 2008
The indefinite shutdown in the famous Darjeeling hills, over the demand... industry- two mainstays of the local economy. The hilly areas of Darjeeling district... the economy of Darjeeling is closely related to the main land Kolkata and other

Life remains paralysed in Darjeeling hills - 04 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 4 (IANS) On the second day of the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills, life remained paralysed Sunday... to the Darjeeling Sadar Police Station where those arrested were taken to.GJM activists

Interesting electoral battle in Darjeeling - 16 Apr 2014
Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined... state have all together made the electoral battle for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat... to establish her political sway in the Darjeeling hills - an internationally famous

GJM shutdown cripples Darjeeling - 09 Feb 2013
Darjeeling, Feb 9 (IANS) Normal life was hit hard in the hills of West Bengal... including Darjeeling. The shutdown was total but peaceful in the three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseyong -- now under the new hill development

Darjeeling highway blocked by landslides - 04 Jul 2009
Darjeeling, July 4 (ANI): Landslides following heavy rains have snapped road links between the hills of West Bengal and Sikkim.  Twenty houses along National Highway-31 near Sevoke have also collapsed. Several vehicles are stranded

Tourists stranded by Gorkha agitation escorts from Darjeeling - 21 Jun 2010
Darjeeling, June 21 (ANI): Security personnel escorted stranded tourists in Darjeeling after Gorkha group declared indefinite strike in the region.  ... station in Darjeeling making enquiry as to how would they be able to get out

Bhutia vows to work for Darjeeling - 06 Mar 2014
Darjeeling, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia has unfolded his... of the hills with sincerity and honesty. I can assure the people of Darjeeling that I... to address the issues raised by the people of Darjeeling region, the former India

Darjeeling slips into chaos following killing of Gorkha leader - 12 Jun 2010
Darjeeling, June 12 (ANI): Darjeeling town has slipped into chaos following the killing of Gorkha leader Madan Tamang last month.  Shutdowns and a chaotic... in Darjeeling, they are absolutely meaningless," said Laxman Pradhan, General Secretary

Two GJM leaders arrested in Darjeeling - 12 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 12 (IANS) A vice president of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM... shutdown in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills continued for the 10th day... Chettri, leader of the GJM's Nari Morcha, was picked up from Darjeeling for her

Woman rafter drowns in Darjeeling - 01 Jun 2009
Siliguri (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) A woman rafter was drowned Monday when her boat capsized on river Teesta in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said. Rashila Thakkar, 37, a resident of Mumbai, was in the boat with 11

Darjeeling shuts down over Gorkhaland state demand - 19 Aug 2013
Darjeeling/Siliguri, Aug.19 (ANI): A strike call given by the regional Gorkha Janamukti Morcha paralysed normal life in the Darjeeling Hills District... autonomy in 1988 with a new Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC).Members of GJM

Two GJM leaders arrested in Darjeeling - 12 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 12 (IANS) A vice president of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM... shutdown in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills continued for the 10th day Monday.An all party meeting convened by the GJM in Darjeeling and attended by eight

Illegal constructions making Darjeeling vulnerable to landslides - 09 Jul 2009
Darjeeling, July 9 (ANI): The massive construction of buildings, a majority of them illegal, has led to degradation of soil texture in the Darjeeling Hills... of landslides hit Darjeeling and its surrounding areas in May, triggered

Darjeeling 'Toy Train' to revive tourism - 16 Feb 2010
Siliguri, Feb 16 (ANI): The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (DHRS... terrains, the Darjeeling Himalaya Railway or the 'Toy Train' is a two feet narrow gauge railway from Siliguri to Darjeeling run by the Indian Railways

Darjeeling should be made a union territory: Jaswant Singh - 04 Jan 2014
that Darjeeling be accorded the status of a union territory.Jaswant Singh, the MP from Darjeeling, said the residents of the district are "in no way Bengalis... that the inhabitants of Darjeeling are in no fashion and in no way Bengalis and you can't keep

Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills - 23 Oct 2008
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Normalcy returned to West Bengal's Darjeeling district... Srivastava, Darjeeling district police superintendent.  The Communist Party... state and also opposing the Sixth Schedule status for Darjeeling.   

Darjeeling hit by transport strike - 22 Oct 2008
Bengal's Darjeeling district, including one considered the lifeline to Sikkim... and goods vehicles to enter the Darjeeling hills from Siliguri sub-division.  ..., CITU state secretariat member and Darjeeling District Taxi and Private Car Drivers

Darjeeling shutdown affects normal life - 18 Feb 2010
Darjeeling, Feb 18 (ANI): The 24-hour shutdown called by the student wing of Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha on Thursday disrupted normal life across... to protest against the Darjeeling district administration for not permitting

Solution to Darjeeling through discussion: Modi - 22 Apr 2014
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday said the "solution" to the Darjeeling issue would be found through discussion.Asked about the formation of Gorkhaland by carving out Darjeeling Hills from

Shutdown in Darjeeling continues for second day - 30 Jul 2013
Darjeeling, July 30 (IANS) Markets and educational institutions remained shut for the second day Tuesday in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills as the Gorkha... of Gorkhaland to be carved out of parts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts of northern

Darjeeling landslide toll mounts to 24 - 27 May 2009
in the landslides triggered by Cyclone Aila in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling...-divisions Tuesday, Darjeeling additional District Magistrate P. Zimba told IANS...;  Fourteen of the bodies were found in areas under Darjeeling Sadar police

Indefinite Gorkha shutdown withdrawn for two days in Darjeeling - 09 Sep 2013
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Sept.9 (ANI): The Gorkha Joint Action Committee (GJAC... Darjeeling Hills District for the next two days.According to television channel reports... withdrawal of shutdown allowed the entry of about 65 trucks into Darjeeling

GJM to support BJP in Darjeeling - 04 Apr 2009
Bengal's Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat as the party had promised to consider the Gorkhaland... would come to Darjeeling next week and he would file his nomination April 9.  ..., a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills of the Himalayas

Telangana effect: GJM calls indefinite stir in Darjeeling - 30 Jul 2013
Darjeeling, July 30 (IANS) Hours after the UPA and the Congress Working Committee endorsed statehood for Telangana, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Tuesday announced an indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills from Saturday to demand

American, Canadian tea merchants to promote Darjeeling tea in US, Canada - 18 Oct 2008
Darjeeling, Oct 18 (ANI): American and Canadian tea importers and retailers have shown a keen interest in the tea grown in Darjeeling as they find its taste... across the world are the real glory of Darjeeling, which is also known

Tea Board will continue to protect Darjeeling brand in Europe - 24 Nov 2016
Indication (PGI) tag on Darjeeling, the Tea Board of India on Thursday said it would continue to protect the brand equity of 'Darjeeling' in Europe and will work with European authorities for its enforcement.On November 9, 2011, Darjeeling tea

Darjeeling hills paralysed as GJM's indefinite shutdown begins - 03 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 3 (IANS) Normal life in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling hills... remained shut while vehicles stayed off the roads in the three Darjeeling hill subdivisions - Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong - with people largely staying

GJM allows offices to reopen in Darjeeling - 25 Dec 2008
Siliguri, Dec 25 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists Thursday decided to allow the government offices to reopen in Darjeeling hills from Dec 26... Gorkhaland state in the Darjeeling hills, has decided to participate

Fresh outbreak of bird flu in Darjeeling - 07 Jan 2009
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh outbreak of bird flu was reported in Darjeeling Wednesday prompting the authorities to restart culling operations, an official... of Darjeeling. This time a total of 7,000 poultry will be culled,' district magistrate

Gorkhaland stir may mar New Year revelry in Darjeeling - 31 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 31 (ANI): Holidaymakers frequenting Darjeeling, Kalimpong... reaching Darjeeling and other places from Siliguri. A majority...-divisions of the Darjeeling hills. The womens cell of the GJM started

Gorkhaland activists calls for closure of schools in Darjeeling - 09 Feb 2010
Darjeeling, Feb 6 (ANI): The students' wing of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) gave a call for all educational institutions in the Darjeeling to close down from Friday.  This ultimatum was issued as a mark of protest against

Panel wants sops for Darjeeling hotels - 27 Feb 2013
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Darjeeling, West Bengal's hill station famous... and budget hotels on a priority basis to promote tourism in Darjeeling. It also favoured... famous Singla ropeway of Darjeeling should be extended to Jorethang in Sikkim

GNLF calls for poll boycott in Darjeeling - 12 Apr 2009
(GNLF) Sunday called for a poll boycott in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency... from the hill sub-divisions of Kurseong, Darjeeling and Kalimpong for the meeting... Gorkhaland - a separate state out of Darjeeling and surrounding areas in the hills

Open your doors to development, Mamata tells Darjeeling - 02 Sep 2013
Darjeeling, Sep 2 (IANS) Accusing the Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha (GJM... to the people of Darjeeling hills to shun shutdowns and open their doors to development."We want peace in Darjeeling, we want its children to get an education

Man escapes from police custody in Darjeeling - 01 Jun 2012
Darjeeling, June 1 (IANS) A man accused of fraud escaped from police custody in West Bengal's Kalimpong town Friday.Sonam Dorji Bhutia, 33, was arrested May 29 for allegedly cheating several people of Rs.8 lakh in Darjeeling district

Darjeeling court convicts two Czech entomologists - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, Sept (ANI): A Darjeeling Court on Wednesday fined a Czech entomologist 20,000 rupees and sentenced his colleague to three years in prison... to the Singalia National Park, near Darjeeling, for illegally possessing over 200

Darjeeling bridge death toll rises to 32 - 23 Oct 2011
Darjeeling (W.Bengal), Oct.23 (ANI): The death toll due to a bridge collapse has shot up to 32 as two more bodies were recovered in Darjeeling District of West... Tamal Das, Sub-Divisional Officer of India's eastern Darjeeling District. 

GJM shutdown evokes strong response in Darjeeling - 29 Jul 2013
Darjeeling, July 29 (IANS) Most markets were shut and vehicular traffic was minimal Monday in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills as a 72-hour shutdown in support... predecessor -- the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council formed in the late 1980s.The GJM now

Another GJM leader arrested, Darjeeling stir on - 11 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government has arrested yet another Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader as an indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling... already arrested GJM Darjeeling town committee president Narayan Pradhan

Darjeeling landslide toll reaches 27 - 28 May 2009
in the landslides in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling due to Cyclone Aila has... Darjeeling Thursday morning to hold meetings with the district administration. He... people are still missing from the Darjeeling district after the cyclonic storm

Marijuana worth Rs 42 lakh seized in Darjeeling - 01 Aug 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Aug. (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, officials detained an oil tanker in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Saturday and seized marijuana worth Rs 42 lakh. The marijuana was found packed in 61 cartons

Sandalwood worth over a million seized in Darjeeling - 01 Jul 2010
Darjeeling, July 1 (ANI): Sandalwood worth over Rs. one crore has been seized from two trucks in West Bengal's Darjeeling District on Wednesday.  Acting on a tip, officials of the Directorate of Revenue stopped trucks

GJM calls indefinite strike in Darjeeling hills - 05 May 2013
Darjeeling, May 5 (IANS) The GJM Sunday called for an indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills of northern West Bengal, demanding the removal of a police official and arrest of the rival GNLF activists for "attacking" its members."We have

President to visit Darjeeling Nov 10 - 25 Oct 2013
to Darjeeling Nov 10 to inaugurate the 125th anniversary celebrations of North Point... will be on a 19-day visit to Darjeeling district from Oct 27, for which security is being... that the chief minister's secretariat set up at Fulbari near Siliguri of Darjeeling district

Bird flu in Darjeeling, culling ordered - 03 Jan 2009
Bengal's Darjeeling district, prompting the administration Saturday to order culling... poultry at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling subdivision and 67 poultry... struck Malda district in the state.   In Siliguri, Darjeeling district

Congress demands special force in Darjeeling - 18 Apr 2009
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Congress party Saturday demanded a special force in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling, alleging that Bharatiya Janata.... 'We want special forces to be deployed in Darjeeling which will maintain law

Mamata celebrates Netaji birth anniversary in Darjeeling - 23 Jan 2014
Darjeeling, Jan 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government, for the first time... outside the state capital, in Darjeeling in north Bengal.Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led the programme from the Mall in Darjeeling, amid a gathering of stars

GJMM shutdown affects normal life in Darjeeling - 07 Feb 2009
Darjeeling, Feb 7 (ANI): The 24-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) on Saturday affected normal life in the Darjeeling hills' Terai... comes under Darjeeling district dominated by the ethnic Santhals, Mahtos, Bhils

Darjeeling poised for interesting poll battle - 16 Apr 2014
Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined... have made the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat election interesting.Former Indian..., it is a prestige battle to establish her political sway in the Darjeeling

Second Tea Tourism Festival begins in Darjeeling - 21 Dec 2012
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Dec. 21 (ANI): The Gorkhaland Territorial Authority (GTA) in Darjeeling, West Bengal, has organised a 17 day-long tea tourism... Darjeeling and tourism. This year also the festival is being organised, which

Tripartite meeting with GJM in Darjeeling today - 21 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 21 (ANI): The fourth tripartite talks on Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland will be held here today.  ... demanding that a separate state should be carved out of the Darjeeling region

GJM activists force closure of liquor shops in Darjeeling - 08 Nov 2009
Darjeeling, Nov. 8 (ANI): In a bid to push forward their demand for a separate state within India, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Saturday forced all liquor shops and bars in Darjeeling to close down. "This is just the beginning. Liquor

GJM announces 4-day relaxation in Darjeeling stir - 12 Aug 2013
Darjeeling, Aug 12 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday announced a four-day relaxation, beginning Thursday, in its ongoing indefinite shutdown in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills.The GJM, which had announced a day's relaxation

Opposition attacks Mamata for Darjeeling situation - 29 Jan 2013
Tuesday lost no time in blaming her for the "state of affairs" in Darjeeling...-repeated comment that "Darjeeling is smiling" and said: "Now her own experience... that the Darjeeling problem was solved. "We had then said that the GJM's final

Yechury favours all party talks on Darjeeling issue - 30 Aug 2010
Darjeeling, Aug 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury has said all political parties from the Darjeeling hills should be invited... sections of people in Darjeeling, there cannot be much success," he added.  He

Protests for separate Gorkhaland continue in Darjeeling - 23 Jan 2010
, created communication bottlenecks in the Darjeeling region on Friday. At Panchonoi, which is located between Siliguri in the foothills and Darjeeling, GJMM

Gorkhaland stir threatens Darjeeling tea industry - 07 Aug 2013
New Delhi/Darjeeling, Aug 7 (IANS) The reverberations of the decision to creat... for the creation of a separate Gorkhaland state out of West Bengal saw the Darjeeling..., which will help us with some movement," Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) chairman

'Will turn Darjeeling into Switzerland in two years' - 17 Nov 2013
it will work for developing West Bengal's Darjeeling hills, turning the popular tourist... members to transform Darjeeling into Switzerland," GJM chief Bimal Gurung said.He... Gurung.Armed with more powers than its predecessor - the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill

Jaswant Singh files nomination from Darjeeling - 09 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 9 (IANS) With top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders by his... nomination for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal Thursday. 'I feel... at the district magistrate's office in Darjeeling town.    GJM president Bimal

GJM calls indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills - 24 May 2013
Darjeeling, May 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Friday called an indefinite shutdown in north Bengal's Darjeeling hills from Sunday to protest... at Gorubathan under Kalimpong sub-division of Darjeeling district."He (Yonzon

Gorkhaland activists blockade roads in Darjeeling - 11 Nov 2008
Bengal's Darjeeling district as hundreds of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists... Office (RTO) from Darjeeling hills to the Siliguri sub-division in the plains..., Darjeeling District Magistrate Surendra Kumar Gupta denied any such decision

Darjeeling toy train gets vestibule coaches - 25 Oct 2009
Darjeeling, Oct.25 (ANI): World famous toy train of Darjeeling in West Bengal... trial run, Subrata Nath, Director of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), disclosed... that vestibule coaches are introduced," said Subrata Nath, Director, Darjeeling

GJM questions Trinamool's maiden rally in Darjeeling hills - 22 Oct 2013
Darjeeling, Oct 22 (IANS) As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for a five-day... rally in Darjeeling, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Tuesday questioned her... influence in the Darjeeling hills, the Trinamool will hold its maiden rally

Jaswant arrives in Darjeeling to a rousing reception - 07 Apr 2009
of support raised for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Darjeeling Lok... for Gorkhaland - a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills... in the Rajya Sabha, said the Darjeeling problem was a century old. 'I have come

Will work for Darjeeling's development: Bhaichung Bhutia - 05 Mar 2014
handling of Darjeeling crisis, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia... after he was announced as the Trinamool candidate from Darjeeling... in Darjeeling last year. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has been agitating

Telangana effect: GJM calls indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling - 30 Jul 2013
Darjeeling, July 30 (IANS) Hours after the UPA and the Congress Working... an indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills from Saturday to press for its... predecessor -- the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council formed in the late 1980s.The GJM now

Centre convenes second tripartite talks on Darjeeling issue - 29 Dec 2008
to discuss the Darjeeling issue here today.  Union Home Secretary Madhukar... the demand for separate state for Darjeeling. The first meeting was held... falls under Jalpaiguri district, Terai comes under Darjeeling district

Mamata Banerjee to visit Darjeeling bridge collapse site - 23 Oct 2011
Darjeeling (W.Bengal), Oct.23 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee... Darjeeling district on Sunday, a day after 30 people lost their lives.... Chief Medical Officer Health (CMOH) of Darjeeling Subir Bhowmick said over 60

Darjeeling should unite against Gorkhaland: Buddhadeb - 21 Oct 2008
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The people of Darjeeling district should unite to stop... of plains and hills of Darjeeling district should unite and stop GJM from... at Darjeeling was hampering the economy and tourism industry there.  

22 killed in Darjeeling landslides after cyclone - 27 May 2009
of Darjeeling Tuesday, police said. 'At least 22 people died and 10 were injured in landslides across Darjeeling district. We've got reports that six people also went missing in the district,' Darjeeling Additional Superintendent of Police

Darjeeling farmers erect fence to save crops from wild elephants - 02 Nov 2009
Kolabari village (Darjeeling), Nov 2 (ANI): Farmers are erecting fences... of Darjeeling district. Herds of elephants going on rampage and destroying... of Darjeeling is spread up with massive tropical rainforest and is the home

Gorkha League not to support Jaswant Singh in Darjeeling - 10 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 10 (IANS) Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), an outfit run by the Gorkha community in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, Friday said... election from Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency with the support of Gorkha Janamukti

Buddhadeb blames Congress for Darjeeling turmoil - 05 Aug 2013
Telangana, "there wouldn't have been so much turmoil in Darjeeling".He also held... we formed the hill development body Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council in the 1980s... demanding Gorkhaland - to be carved out of parts of Darjeeling and its

GJM calls 12-hour shutdown in Darjeeling Feb 9 - 06 Feb 2013
Darjeeling, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after the West Bengal government announced its plans to form a Lepcha Development Council in the Darjeeling hills, the Gorkha... of Sikkim and surrounding hills, including Darjeeling. The GJM announced

Darjeeling farmers rejoice over bumper maize production - 28 May 2013
Darjeeling (West Bengal), May 28 (ANI): Farmers are rejoicing over the bumper production of maize here.Ranbir Thapa, a farmer, said the bumper production has helped them to meet their basic requirements.With the state experiencing plenty

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