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Darjeeling News: Known as the ?Queen of Hill Stations? this place is located in West Bengal. It marks its presence at an altitude of 7000ft. above the sea level. It?s usually known for it?s aromatic and quality tea that is world wide famous. The Tiger hills are the highest point located in Darjeeling which offer the view of Kanchenjunga hills and Mt.Everest, which is, breathe taking. Also a nearby town, Ghoom has the highest railway station in the world and besides this, its Himalayan railway has been acknowledged as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The Lloyd botanical gardens and Dhirdham temple are the other major attractions in this place. Hear more from this unique place for which if one travels via toy train the journey could be enriching.
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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

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 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

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.   

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 killed, 23 injured in Darjeeling landslides - 26 May 2009
landslides Tuesday in West Bengal's hill district Darjeeling, police said. 'At least 10 people died and 23 were injured in landslides across Darjeeling district. We've also got reports that six people are missing,' Darjeeling

Darjeeling in celebration mood over the new status - 03 Oct 2007
to create an autonomous self-governing Gorkha Hill council in Darjeeling... to the long held demand of Darjeeling for autonomous council. Cabinet approved the sixth schedule status to Darjeeling and amendment of the constitution. Bill

Culling continues in bird flu-hit Darjeeling district - 05 Jan 2009
in the bird-flu hit areas of West Bengal's Darjeeling district had been culled till... in Darjeeling ordered culling of 18,000 poultry at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling... had already begun mopping up operation in Darjeeling hills from Monday. 

Bollywood film "Via Darjeeling" all set to hit theatres - 26 Jun 2008
Mumbai, June 26 (ANI): Bollywood film 'Via Darjeeling' is all set to hit theatres nationwide on Friday.  'Via Darjeeling' is set in modern day Kolkata and Darjeeling. The movie is based on an age old Bengali tradition called 'adda

GJM holds talks with BJP regarding Darjeeling seat - 10 Mar 2009
that it was not contesting from West Bengal's Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat... candidate for the Lok Sabha seat in Darjeeling, but will support a party which... to our identity," Giri said. The GJM in Darjeeling had recently said

Jaswant Singh to contest LS polls from Darjeeling - 03 Apr 2009
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh will contest from Darjeeling in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The announcement was made by party president Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.  On Thursday

Darjeeling tea all set to entice sports lovers at the Beijing Olympics - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling (West Bengal), July 31 (ANI): While Indian sportspersons would..., Darjeeling's famous two leaves and a bud would contest with international flavours... will be able to relish the special variety of Darjeeling tea known for its

Jaswant Singh files nomination from Darjeeling - 09 Apr 2009
Siliguri, Apr 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday filed nomination from Darjeeling for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls... at the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer, Darjeeling, B K Biswas.  

Cyclone affected in Darjeeling hills impatient for aid - 08 Jun 2009
Pankhabari (West Bengal), June 8 (ANI): Families, devastated by landslide triggered by cyclone Aila in Darjeeling hills, have called for immediate relief... by cyclone Aila, which progressed further and hit the hilly region of Darjeeling

GJM shutdown of government offices begins in Darjeeling - 08 Dec 2008
of Darjeeling district in West Bengal to press its demand for a separate Gorkhaland... government office shutdown in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong sub-divisions... Schedule status for Darjeeling.   The central government in 2005

Darjeeling tea workers on strike over wage increase - 01 Jan 2008
Siliguri, Aug 12 (ANI): Thousands of tea plantation workers in Darjeeling went... from the gardens in Darjeeling is famous world over for their finest blends. here are only 86 tea estates which produce Darjeeling tea on a total area of 19,000

Wild elephant kills two in Darjeeling hills - 22 May 2009
Siliguri, May 22 (IANS) A wild elephant killed two people in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Friday, a forest department official said. Sobha Chetri, 60, and Pradip Kishan, 22 were killed by the animal in Garidhura area in Kurseong

Darjeeling, Sikkim cut off from plains by Gorkha group blockade - 11 Dec 2008
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 11 (IANS) Sikkim and Darjeeling were cut off from... Morcha (GJM) in the Darjeeling hills, Terai and Dooars regions.  GJM... 55, connecting Siliguri and Darjeeling.    The shutdown was partial

Gorkhaland activists order closure of Darjeeling offices - 07 Nov 2008
the indefinite closure of offices in Darjeeling and said all development work should... of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) should be closed from Saturday. All other... forthwith,' GJM president Bimal Gurung said in Darjeeling.   The GJM

Violence in Darjeeling Hills kills one, injures three - 02 Jan 2009
Kerseong (West Bengal), Jan 2 (ANI): Unidentified miscreants in the Darjeeling... injured during a clash between supporters of the party and caretaker of Darjeeling... Singh, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Kurseong, Darjeeling District. 

Retain paramilitary forces in Darjeeling after polls: Yechury - 25 Apr 2009
the presence of central paramilitary forces in the Darjeeling hills after polling day... Darjeeling after addressing election rallies, said in his complaint... with the opinion of the CPI-M that in Darjeeling, the opponents backed by GJM

Darjeeling CPI-M candidate faces GJM protests - 06 Apr 2009
Darjeeling seat with black flags when he went to file his nomination for the Lok Sabha... for a separate Gorkhaland carved out of Darjeeling and other areas of north Bengal...,' police sources said.    The Darjeeling seat has become hi-profile

CPI-M seeks poll panel's intervention in Darjeeling - 07 Apr 2009
for holding free and fair elections in three hill sub-divisions of the Darjeeling...) is fighting for a separate Gorkhaland carved out of Darjeeling.    ...-divisions - Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong - which fall under Darjeeling

Shutdown call evokes mixed response in Darjeeling - 22 Oct 2008
Siliguri, Oct 21 (IANS) A 24-hour shutdown called in West Bengal's Darjeeling...;Meanwhile, in the hill sub-division of Darjeeling - comprising Darjeeling, Kurseyong... in Darjeeling, where he has gone on a vacation.  Violence had erupted here Monday

Bird flu hits Darjeeling, culling begins - 14 Mar 2009
Siliguri, March 14 (IANS) With a fresh outbreak of avian flu reported from West Bengal's Darjeeling district, the administration Saturday evening began three days of culling poultry. 'Culling will take place within a three kilometre

Gorkhaland activists call strike in Darjeeling hills from Jan 7 - 05 Jan 2009
for an indefinite office strike in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills from Jan 7. 'We've... and Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) office to reopen in the Darjeeling hills from Jan 7... said GJM activists would not allow any government office to reopen in Darjeeling

GJM stops police from removing wall graffiti in Darjeeling - 14 Nov 2008
graffiti in Darjeeling, the police said. 'A large contingent of police went to Pradhan Nagar area of Darjeeling district to deface the GJM signs...,' said D.T Lepcha, West Bengal deputy inspector general of police (Darjeeling Range

Culling starts in West Bengal's bird flu-hit Darjeeling - 04 Jan 2009
culling operations in the bird flu-hit Darjeeling and Siliguri subdivisions... of Darjeeling subdivision and Matigara in Siliguri subdivision.  Dwivedi said...;In Darjeeling subdivision, nine culling teams started operations Sunday. 

GJM to support BJP in Darjeeling, Jaswant Singh likely candidate - 03 Apr 2009
to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the Darjeeling seat and Jaswant Singh... that Jaswant Singh be made the candidate from Darjeeling,' Tamang said.    ... out of Darjeeling district and parts of neighbouring Jalpaiguri district. 

Via Darjeeling: Movie review - 28 Jun 2008
with the actors in Via Darjeeling. The storyline of the movie seemed to be tagging

One woman shot dead, three injured in firing in Darjeeling - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, July 26 (ANI): A woman activist of the Gorkha Janmukthi Nari Morcha... to GNLF leaders. Later police arrested Dipak Gurung. In Darjeeling... living in the Darjeeling hills have been demanding a separate "Gorkhaland" State

Politician flees Darjeeling to escape Gorkha Janamukti Morcha activists - 22 Nov 2008
Tamang fled his Darjeeling home and headed for Kolkata early Saturday to escape... Mohan Chhetri, deputy superintendent of police (headquarters), Darjeeling. ... on in Darjeeling, disregarding threats from the GNLF cadres.   Tamang

Ethnic tension grips Darjeeling and Siliguri - 12 Jun 2008
interest groups has apparently pined away the life in regions like Darjeeling... forced to stay away from the tourist heart-land Darjeeling. As per reports... the Darjeeling situation emerging out of the demand for separate Gorkhaland state

Famed Darjeeling toy train motivates people to donate blood - 15 Jun 2009
Siliguri, June 15 (ANI): The Suryanagar Samaj Kalyan Sanstha, a voluntary forum observed the World Blood Donors Day by holding a blood donation camp aboard the famous toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways Toy at Siliguri Railway

West Bengal Govt-GJM talks on Darjeeling today - 27 Jun 2008
development of Darjeeling Hills, greater autonomy to the Darjeeling Gorkha hill...;Meanwhile, life returned to normal in the Darjeeling Hills after the GJM relaxed... organizing protests over the past few months in the Darjeeling Hills over

Temporary normalcy prevails in Darjeeling; crisis still persists - 14 Jun 2008
proposed indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills till Monday. However, the calm... facing two days of unrest in Darjeeling, Siliguri and nearby areas, which brought... to meet his separately on June 18 at Writers' Building to discuss the Darjeeling

Holding polls in remote Himalayan stations an uphill task - 18 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 18 (IANS) Holding the elections in two remote polling stations of Darjeeling district is an uphill task. Poll officials have to trek 12... in charge of elections in Darjeeling district.    Situated 99 km southwest

GJM leaders meet Patil; Darjeeling bandh relaxed till July 5 - 24 Jun 2008
extended the relaxation in the indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills till July 05... in Darjeeling and surrounding regions since decades, have raised their voice... in the Darjeeling Hills

Tension continues in Darjeeling Hills over GJM-Adivasi clash - 18 Jan 2009
Schedule status for Darjeeling district.  The central government in 2005...)-led Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC), ensuring greater autonomy

Political opponents attack four men arrested for violence in Darjeeling - 03 Jan 2009
during a clash between supporters of the party and caretaker of Darjeeling Gorkha

Darjeeling and Shillong gear up to cheer their new ‚??Bharat Ki Shaan‚?? - 23 Sep 2007
– Amit Paul and other from Darjeeling – Prashant Tamang taking

Renewed demand for Gorkhaland - 18 Oct 2008
Darjeeling, Oct 18 (ANI): The members of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists... government signboards with their own signboards in Darjeeling. The activists... Darjeeling district dominated by the ethnic Santhals, Mahtos, Bhils, Mundas, Oraons

Ethnic Gorkhas revive protests on their demand of separate homeland - 09 Dec 2008
Darjeeling, Dec 9 (ANI): Members of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) have revived... in Darjeeling Hills. GJM claimed that their call for shutdown got... few months in the Darjeeling Hills over the statehood demand. GJM

GJM to back party that supports Gorkhaland cause - 06 Mar 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Mar 6 (ANI): With the dates for the upcoming... Morcha (GJM) party in Darjeeling said that it would back the party... of Darjeeling District in West Bengal.  The Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat has

Poll panel orders removal of police official - 16 Apr 2009
Siliguri, April 16 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday removed a police sub-inspector in West Bengal's Darjeeling district for not following an observer's... to the Darjeeling police lines. 

Jaswant files nomination, says it's his big day - 09 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 9 (IANS) Flanked by top Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leaders... for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal Thursday, describing... of Gorkhaland - a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills

Gorkhaland will not solve problems: Yechury - 21 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 21 (IANS) Formation of a separate state of Gorkhaland will not solve problems faced by people in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills, Communist... role, was voted to power, Darjeeling hills will get a higher level of autonomy

Election Commission orders repoll on six booths in West Bengal - 02 May 2009
repolling on six booths-- two each in Jhargram, Bishnupur and Darjeeling Lok... Salboni in Jhargram and a technical snag at Siliguri in Darjeeling. ... School and Number Two Shishu Bidyapith in Darjeeling. Sen said

CM sends second invitation, GJM adamant on Tripartite meet - 19 Jun 2008
With his sole purpose to resolve the Darjeeling crisis which has completely... to this grave crisis and so invited Gurung for talks on the Darjeeling issue,&rdquo... to participate in a separate meeting with the Chief Minister on June 18 over the Darjeeling

World famous toy train resumes run in West Bengal - 22 Feb 2009
Siliguri (WB), Feb 22 (ANI): The world famous toy train in Darjeeling hills... for a separate Gorkha state. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) is on a roll... of the Darjeeling Himalayas, the world's highest rail station 'Ghoom' and many other

Gorkhaland activists start war of signboards - 17 Oct 2008
'Gorkhaland' on signboards of shops and business establishments in Darjeeling... across the three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong, exhorting...;In Darjeeling town, GJM activists took out a 10,000 strong procession which culminated

About 27,000 poultry culled in bird flu-hit West Bengal - 06 Jan 2009
far in the bird flu-hit areas of West Bengal's Darjeeling district, a state... about 2,000 poultry in the affected areas of Darjeeling. The culling and mopping... administration in Darjeeling ordered culling of about 33,000 poultry at Pubang

Tremor felt in northern West Bengal, Sikkim - 25 Dec 2008
Siliguri, Dec 25 (IANS) A low-intensity tremor was felt along the India-Nepal border areas in Sikkim and in parts of West Bengal's hill district Darjeeling... parts of West Bengal's Darjeeling district,' regional Met Office (North Bengal

Minor tremor felt in Sikkim, West Bengal - 25 Dec 2008
Siliguri, Dec 25 (IANS) A low-intensity tremor was felt along the India-Nepal border areas in Sikkim and in parts of West Bengal's hill district Darjeeling... parts of West Bengal's Darjeeling district,' regional Met Office (Sikkim-North

Jaswant promises to raise Gorkhaland demand with Delhi - 10 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 10 (IANS) Vowing to carry the 'voice of the Gorkhas' to Delhi... is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Darjeeling with the support of the Gorkha... ensure a separate state for Darjeeling and its surrounding areas, which the GJM

Court grants Czech's plea to get back passport - 06 Nov 2008
from a national park in Darjeeling. The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court of Darjeeling district sanctioned the plea filed by Petr Seapetr who had been... Park, some 100 km from Darjeeling town, for collecting rare insects like beetles

Buddhadeb rules out separate Gorkhaland state - 29 Mar 2009
Saturday categorically said the government cannot declare Darjeeling as Gorkhaland state. 'We cannot declare Darjeeling as a separate Gorkhaland state....    'Darjeeling is internationally known as a popular tourist destination

Gorkhaland activists relax strike till next round of talks - 22 Oct 2008
partially postponed its agitation in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills and nearby areas... in the Darjeeling hills.   Earlier, traffic movement on two key national highways in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, including one considered the lifeline

GNLF not to participate in Lok Sabha polls - 12 Apr 2009
candidate for the Darjeeling seat, party chief Subash Ghising announced here Sunday... will not support any candidate for Darjeeling,' Ghising said.    ... state to be formed out of Darjeeling and surrounding areas in the foothills

Culling of birds to begin in West Bengal today - 04 Jan 2009
Siluguri (WB) Jan 4 (ANI): With the fresh outbreak of bird flu has been reported in two villages at Siliguri sub-visition in Darjeeling district, the culling... at Binay Krishna Pally off Siliguri in the District of Darjeeling. The latest

Gorkha talks to take place on 11th August - 19 Jul 2009
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha sponsored indefinite shutdown continues in Darjeeling, Centre has preponed the tripartite talks... of Darjeeling district owing to the indefinite bandh called by the GJM to press

BJP supporting Gorkhaland only to get votes: Congress - 08 Apr 2009
Jaswant Singh from Darjeeling with a promise to consider Gorkhaland. Iterating... when tripatite talks were on in Delhi to solve the Darjeeling problem.  ...) people, while the population in the Darjeeling hills is only seven million

Tiger census 2008-09 begins in West Bengal - 18 Dec 2008
) on the foothills of Himalayas in Darjeeling today. The census is being carried... of the cubs ," said P. D. Bhutia, Chief Conservator of Forest, MLS, Darjeeling... of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts. The search would be carried out

Culling of birds continues in West Bengal - 05 Jan 2009
affected Pubong village under Takdah block of Darjeeling Sadar sub-division... Magistrate of Darjeeling, Surendra Gupta, said samples of dead chicken are being sent... Krishna Pally off Siliguri in the District of Darjeeling.  The latest

Culling continues in Siliguri after fresh outbreaks of bird flu - 05 Jan 2009
of Darjeeling district, the administration has imposed ban in selling and farming... Takdah block of Darjeeling sadar sub-division and Matigaraha under Siliguri sub-division of Darjeeling district, West Bengal, informed an official. The samples

West Bengal reports fresh bird flu outbreak - 16 Mar 2009
Panigatha (West Bengal), Mar 16 (ANI): A month after authorities claimed that it was contained, bird flu has resurfaced in West Bengal's Darjeeling district. Culling operations in West Bengal to contain the third outbreak had ended

Czech entomologist jumps bail, flees India - 29 Oct 2008
park in Darjeeling has fled India after jumping bail, the police said Tuesday. ... that was in the custody of Darjeeling Chief Judicial Magistrate.  The incident came... at the Darjeeling Sadar police station that the Czech was missing from his room

Bharatiya Janata Party assures support for separate Gorkhaland - 03 Apr 2009
of Gorkhaland in Darjeeling hills and adjoining areas. Some members... in India. So, we will support the BJP in Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Kuch Bihar

Centre prepones talks with GJM to August 11 - 18 Jul 2009
to August 11 following the continuation of the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling..., is getting a good response in all three divisions of Darjeeling district. 

Jaswant Singh shown black flags in Siliguri - 14 Apr 2009
Singh, who is contesting Lok Sabha elections from West Bengal's Darjeeling hills... of people in Darjeeling to the national capital.    Meanwhile, other... of the assembly segments in the constituency - Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong

GJM joins NDA on Gorkhaland promise, but allies unhappy - 03 Apr 2009
) and support BJP candidate Jaswant Singh for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal... in the upcoming polls, it drew sharp reaction from its allies in the Darjeeling... Gorkhaland, a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills

Jaswant Singh, Sushma Swaraj win - 16 May 2009
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Jaswant Singh and Sushma Swaraj have won the Darjeeling and Vidisha parliamentary seats respectively. Congress leaders Priya Dutt and Sachin Pilot have

Allies unhappy with GJM for its liaison with BJP - 03 Apr 2009
Alliance (NDA) drew sharp reactions from its allies in the Darjeeling hills, who... will support BJP candidate Jaswant Singh for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat... or formations seeking its support for the Darjeeling seat would have to adopt a pro

Poll panel recommends police case against GJM chief Gurung - 21 Apr 2009
Janata Party's (BJP) Darjeeling candidate Jaswant Singh on April 30. ... at an election meeting at Naxalbari Block of Darjeeling district April 15.    

Trinamool Congress takes early lead in two Bengal seats - 16 May 2009
Jaswant Singh was ahead in Darjeeling as counting of votes polled for the 42...;  In Darjeeling, Jaswant Singh was ahead by 7,343 votes over sitting MP




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