Everything you need to know about Sahdi Giri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sahdi Giri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Darjeeling, May 5 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called an indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills of northern West Bengal demanding the removal of a cop and arrest of the rival GNLF activists for "attacking" its members.
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.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has demanded Rs.575 crore from the central and state governments for creating infrastructure for the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling hills now run by the party.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would respond to Justice N. Santosh Hegde committee's report on extra-judicial killings by security forces in Manipur.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Three MBBS graduates have been arrested after one of them wrote the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination Screening (FMGES) Test here Sunday in place of another, police said Wednesday.
Vagamon (Kerala), April 3 (IANS) The time has come to once again unite India's scattered socialists.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) For over a century and quarter, the tiny Geckoella Jeyporensis, a small lizard measuring up to 10 cm, was given up as extinct. Now it has been spotted in the Eastern Ghats, causing scientists to cheer.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was arrested for cheating various people of Rs.5 lakh by using their credit card data for online shopping, said police Monday.
Varanasi, March 15 (IANS) A sadhu was arrested here Friday for trying to molest an Italian woman, police said.
Darjeeling, Feb 17 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government "fascist", the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday said it has lost its faith in her and demanded President's rule in the state.
Darjeeling, Feb 17 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government "fascist", the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday said it has lost its faith in her and demanded imposition of president's rule in the state.
Wardha (Maharashtra), Feb 7 (IANS) Five people were killed Thursday in a head-on collision between a truck and a car on the Yavatmal-Deoli road, 20 km from the district headquarters of Wardha, police said.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Activists of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday held a sit-in demonstration at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to press their demand for carving a separate state of Gorkhaland from West Bengal.
Allahabad, Jan 24 (IANS) For reasons other than preaching salvation and guiding the teeming millions on faith and spirituality, the saffron-robed seers camping in the sprawling Kumbh mela premises are making waves for many other reasons too. Some are attracting eyeballs for their fondness for computers, IT accessories, pets, gold jewellery and even fleets of luxury cars!
Allahabad, Jan.20 (ANI): Foreign visitors at the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad have praised the luxury camps that have been offered to them with facilities such as heating and other comforts.
Darjeeling, Jan 16 (IANS) Observing that "time had come for the final battle", the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday said it would restart the movement for a separate Gorkhaland state.
Gurgaon, Jan 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj was injured Tuesday when he fell down a flight of stairs at a mall here while promoting his forthcoming film "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola".
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Wind turbine manufacturers Monday hoped that the government will bring back the scheme linking generation based incentives (GBI) to the local content in windmills with effect from April 2012.
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Wind power generators in Tamil Nadu and manufacturers of wind turbines Sunday requested the state government to extend to them a payment guarantee mechanism promised to solar power generators.
Kolkata, Nov.21 (ANI): General Secretary of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), Roshan Giri met West Bengal Home Secretary G.D. Gautam to discuss the issue of departmental transfer and demanded swift withdrawal of cases against those agitating for the Gorkhaland.
Film: "Golmaal"; Cast: Vijaya Raghavendra, Shubha Poonja, Rangayana Raghu, Om Prakash Rao, Petrol Prasanna, Sanketh Kashi and others; Writer-Director: Pramod Chakravarthy; Producer: Anaji Nagaraj; Camera: R. Giri; Music Director: Radhey Krishna; Rating: *
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday suspended a police official for colluding with a head constable to stage a 'hostage' drama last month.
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday admitted an appeal filed by mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli challenging the life imprisonment awarded to him for his role in the killing of a Shiv Sena leader.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday declined to accept any fresh material other than what has been submitted by the expert panel on the controversial Mullaperiyar Dam row between Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, Sep.27 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University witnessed the presentation of more than 200 research papers in a three day International Conference on yoga and psychotherapy, which was organized under the aegis of Universities Special centre for Sanskrit Studies.
New Delhi/ Ranchi, Sept 19 (ANI): The youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, on Wednesday filed a First Information Report (FIR) at various police stations across the country against Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over his role in the alleged coal scam.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on the pleas by the Italian government and its two marines seeking the quashing of charges against them and halting their trial for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in February.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar in 2007.
Kolkata, Aug 22 IANS) A delegation comprising the elected representatives of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) called on West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan here Wednesday to discuss development issues of the northern Bengal hills.
Bagdogra (W. Bengal), Aug.21 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Tuesday condemned the recent ethnic violence in Assam that has claimed at least 80 lives and displaced 400,000 others.
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma, who lost the presidential election to Pranab Mukherjee, will Tuesday file an election petition challenging Mukherjee's election as president.
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sanjeev Bijlani of Park Club edged out Manav Panchal of Malabar Hill Club in a nail-biting decider to progress to the sixth round of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament at the Khar Gymkhana, Thursday.
Darjeeling, Aug 2 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday swept the polls to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), capturing all 45 seats in the proposed Darjeeling hills governing body.
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) The traditional 'Chhari Mubarak' or the Lord Shiva's mace was taken from its abode here Saturday amid much fervour for its onward journey to the Himalayan cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) From heart wrenching poverty to majestic heritage as well as the glitz, glamour and royalty, international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has offered viewers a glimpse of different layers of India, speaking highly of its culture and value system.
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from a ceiling fan and a suicide note was seized.
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Sunday expressed confidence of winning the July 19 poll and said he was still hopeful of support from the Trinamool Congress in his race to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades, people are taking keen interest in presidential election and it has become a topic of discussion even in villages, opposition candidate P.A. Sangma said in Odisha Sunday.
Darjeeling, July 12 (IANS) All Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates Thursday withdrew from the fray for the July 29 elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West Bengal, alleging threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
Darjeeling, July 11 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) seems to have an edge in the July 29 election to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the new body for governing the Darjeeling hills in northern West Bengal, as in almost half of the seats their candidates are the only contestants.
The tug of war between Presidential candidates continues as PA Sangma, the candidate from BJP and other parties has made fresh attack over his counterpart Pranab Mukherjee who is backed by UPA and alliance parties. Sangma in his fresh attack has alleged that Pranab Mukherjee is liable behind India's worsening economic crisis as he did not take appropriate measures to curb inflation and to check fiscal deficit.........
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) A "syndicate" could turn the tables on UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, his rival P.A. Sangma Wednesday said, recalling 1969 when a conscience vote enabled V.V. Giri to win although he was pitted against the official Congress candidate.
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma, who is being backed by the BJP among other parties, Wednesday renewed his attack on the UPA's candidate Pranab Mukherjee and said he was responsible for the economic mess in the country.
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the move was aimed at thwarting the chance of having a communal president.
Darjeeling, June 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmuktui Morcha will take part in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls to be held July 29, a party leader said Saturday.
Behram Galla (Jammu and Kashmir), June 20 (ANI): Scores of Hindu, Muslim and Sikh devotees gathered at a temple to attend the annual Baba Budh Giri festival in Poonch district.
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) West Bengal will form a three-member fact-verification panel to look into the recommendations of a high-powered committee on the issue of area demarcation in a proposed Gorkhaland hill council, after the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) rejected them.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to announce its candidate, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani said Friday.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what happened in 1969 when then prime minister Indira Gandhi's call for a conscience vote led to the defeat of the official Congress candidate.
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Asking the West Bengal government not to implement the high-power committee's report on additional areas in the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West Bengal, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday said it will burn the copy of the GTA agreement if their demand is not met.
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and its associates threatened to launch a protest campaign against the high-powered committee's recommendations on formation of Gorkhaland, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged all stakeholders to abide by the report.
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Saturday threatened to launch another protest campaign.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With South Asia contributing over six million international women migrants, a report Monday said lack of information and proper documentation has been hindering their empowerment.
Film: 'Rakhtbeej'; Music Director: Satish-Ajay; lyricist: Ravi Mantwal, Satish Tripathi; Singers: Mamta Sharma, Ajay Jaiswal, Vinod Rathod, Aishwarya Nigam, Nidhi Prabha, Abhijeet Sawant, Deepak Giri, Chandana Baruah and Shaan, Rating: **
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the allegations that the Prerana Trust managed by members of his immediate family received a huge donation from the mining company favoured by him.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 people from 22 states started a five-day dharna at Jantar Mantar Monday demanding universal pension for the elderly.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pass an order next week on the recommendation of a panel seeking a CBI probe into the allegations of quid pro quo in the payment of donations to an NGO owned by ex-Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's relatives and mining companies.
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor against the council chairman brought embarrassment to state leaders.
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Maoist sympathisers and activists Wednesday hailed a Delhi court decision to drop terror charges against Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy and demanded the release of all political prisoners.
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday to discuss several key issues, expressed satisfaction over the talks and said the elections for the autonomous body will take place in July.
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday sacked Labor and Transport Management Minister Sarita Giri, a media report said.
Siliguri, Feb 12 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders here on Saturday to take stock of the development work in northern areas of the state.
Siliguri, Feb 6 (ANI): West Bengal Governor M.K Narayanan on Monday said that the Government is committed to carve out a separate Gorkha state.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders met Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here on Monday and requested him to expedite the process for the formation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA).
Siliguri, Dec 30 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has said that his outfit would never drop the issue of separate state of Gorkhaland from their agenda.
Kathmandu, Nov 8 (ANI): Nepal's cabinet has been expanded before Prime Minister Babu Ram Bhattarai leaves for Maldives to attend the 17th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Summit scheduled to be held on November 10.
Srinagar, July 30 (ANI): Pilgrims bound for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir performed a traditional ritual of carrying 'Charri Mubarak' (the holy mace of Lord Shiva) from here on Saturday.
Bagdogra (West Bengal), July 10 (ANI): Gorkhaland Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has said that territorial status has been identified and achieved for Gorkhaland presently.
Kolkata, July 9 (ANI): Expressing happiness over the consent given by West Bengal government for the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to be carried forward, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri has said the agreement will now be presented before the central government to facilitate the creation of a separate Gorkhaland state.
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A discovery made by University of California, Riverside researchers in the lab could help drug manufacturers develop new antiepileptic drugs and explore novel strategies for treating seizures associated with epilepsy.
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain has become the number one target for cyber criminals, according to security experts.
Siliguri, Feb 13 (ANI): The recent killing of two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters triggered off a protest in West Bengal's Siliguri District.
Siliguri, Jan 28 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has said that the interim set up is a forward step towards achieving the goal.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has termed the discussions with Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the formation of a separate Gorkhaland state as fruitful.
Siliguri, Jan 16 (ANI): A non-political voluntary forum named Bangla O Bangla Bhasa Bachao Committee (BOBBBC) gave a call for 48-hour shutdown in Siliguri on Sunday.
Darjeeling, Jan 13 (ANI): As the shutdown for a separate Gorkhaland State continued for the second consecutive day here on Thursday, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri made an earnest appeal to the people to support the cause.
Darjeeling, Jan 12 (ANI): Normal life in Darjeeling came to a halt on Wednesday as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) began the first phase of shutdown.
Siliguri, Jan 10 (ANI): Renewing demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has called for a prolonged shutdown beginning from January 12.
Raipur, Sep 21 (ANI): Chhattisgarh police have arrested a Maoist who played the role of a messenger in Maoist camp.
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): Blaming past Presidents of India and Governors of State for the poor condition of the tribals in the country, social worker Swami Agnivesh today suggested that only a 'People Ownership Model' of development will help solve the increasing naxal problem in India.
Darjeeling, Aug 25 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), called for an indefinite shutdown here in spite of assurance from police that the murder accused of their leader, Madan Tamang, would be apprehended within the next few days.
Darjeeling, Aug 20 (ANI): A delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a forum crusading for the formation of a separate Gorkhaland state, said the interim council would not, in any way, dilute their demand for a separate State.
Srinagar, Aug 19 (ANI): Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir prayed before 'Charri Mubarak' (the Holy Mace of Lord Shiva) at the Shanakaracharya Temple here on Thursday.
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Scientists have got the most comprehensive and exact data on the distribution and decline of mangrove forests from across the world, all thanks to new satellite imagery.
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Secretary Roshan Giri, who led the 7th secretarial level tripartite talks with the Bengal Government in New Delhi has said the meeting was successful.
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The West Bengal government and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) will submit their point wise observation/ reaction to the Union Government's proposal regarding the Interim Authority within two weeks, a decision to this effect was taken during the second round of political level talks held here on Saturday.
New Delhi, June 29(ANI): In consultation with the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry, the Labour and Employment Ministry has constituted a Working Group to look into the issues concerning the sanitation and leather workers.
Kabul, June 22(ANI): The ongoing row between the NATO forces and allied European countries regarding provisions of training for the Afghan National Army is reportedly paving way for 'legalized' Indian presence in Afghanistan.
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): India and Afghanistan on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in labour related areas.
Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): Locals and environmentalists have objected to the construction of proposed Renuka Dam in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur District, fearing severe ecological damage.
Siliguri, Apr 22 (ANI): Vijay Madan, the interlocutor for talks on the formation of a separate hill state of Gorkhaland, hopes for an early resolution to the issue.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Apr 9 (ANI): The Maoists burnt vehicles at Nayagram in West Midnapore district on Friday on the third day of their shutdown call for the withdrawal of joint forces.
Kathmandu, Mar 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will continue discussions on the contemporary political situation with leaders of different political parties on Tuesday as well.
Siliguri, Mar 19 (ANI): Activists and supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) staged a mass rally here on Thursday to hail the tripartite talks with the Central Government in New Delhi with the hopes that the aspirations of Gorkhas in the Darjeeling hills region would be fulfilled.
Haridwar, Mar 5 (ANI): Holy men participating in the ongoing Kumbh Mela have come forward to create awareness about global warming.
Siliguri (West Bengal), Mar 1 (ANI): Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) activists, who are spearheading the movement for a separate Gorkhaland state staged a protest and later courted arrest in Siliguri.
Haridwar, Feb 10 (ANI): Hermits at the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, complained over the lack of necessary facilities for them.
Goshal village (Himachal Pradesh), Jan.24 (ANI): India is known for its diversity and a large number of people living in different regions of the country, especially in the rural parts, have been following unique rituals for generations to carry on their local traditions and express their deep faith in them.
Gangasagar (West Bengal) Jan 9(ANI): Ahead of the State's largest Gangasagar fair, scheduled to be held on January 14 and 15 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, local administration is having a hectic time preparing to ensure no there is no scope for untoward incident.