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Bengal DGP takes stock of Darjeeling situation with indefinite strike

entering almost sixth week Siliguri/ Darjeeling | Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 IST

Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purkyastha today appealed to the people of Darjeeling to restore peace in the Hills, saying the administration will provide every support to peaceful people a

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Mamata meets Rajnath, Home Minister assures cooperation on Darjeeling violence

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

The Centre today assured all cooperation to the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to restore normalcy in violence hit Darjeeling, where the movement for separate Gorkhaland has turned into ma

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Mamata meets Rajnath, discusses Darjeeling and other issues

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

In the capital to attend President Ram Nath Kovind's swearing in ceremony, West Bengal Chief Minister and mercurial Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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Now students facing admission problem for internet ban in Darjeeling Hills

Darjeeling | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

The United Teachers' Forum, an apex body of the teaching community in the hills, has demanded immediate restoration of internet services, disconnected by the West Bengal Government since June 21,

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Gorkhas demand Darjeeling – The queen of Hills - as their homeland

By Biswamoy Mukherjee Kolkata | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST

Darjeeling – The Queen of Hills - which has carved a niche for itself for world famous tea and the most googled travel destination in India, situated in northern part of West Bengal, is being dem

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Delhi-based musicians to highlight human rights violations in Darjeeling

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST

Delhi-based bands like Parikrama and Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band are set to perform here on Sunday to highlight the violation of human rights in Darjeeling.

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Govt, CPI-M target Mamata for Darjeeling violence: "Peace pre-requisite for talks"

New Delhi | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST

The Central Government today lashed out at the West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for the unrest in Darjeeling and said it is her "attitude and handling" of the si

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Ananth Kumar blames Mamata for Darjeeling situation

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Friday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her government for the prevailing situation in Darjeeling.

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As Trinamool MPs rush for Kolkata rally, Govt, CPI-M target Mamata for Darjeeling violence

New Delhi | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST

In the absence of entire Trinamool Congress bench in the Lok Sabha today -- both the BJP-led central government and the CPI(M) -- seem to concur that the Mamata Banerjee-led regime in West Bengal was

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Of simplicity and ethereal beauty: Memories of growing up in a different Darjeeling (First Person)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST

"'When the wind is right and the cloud is gone, you can see down this road as far as Darjeeling,' I told her. 'But it is a long and difficult road, full of perils, and if a traveller on foot were to l

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