Tag Archives: Darjeeling

Stirred up Darjeeling hills alive with the spirit of cooperation

People continue to share, volunteer and rally despite prolonged impasse On a drizzly Monday morning, Dambar Prasad Shiwakoti, senior master of Darjeeling’s elite Turnbull High Secondary School, leaves his house at 5 a.m. for the nearby neighbourhood of Rose Bank, ...

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Bomb blast in Darjeeling, Gurung booked

A bomb blast occurred in the heart of West Bengal’s hill town of Darjeeling damaging a few shops early on Saturday, following which police booked three top GJM leaders including its chief Bimal Gurung under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention ...

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Darjeeling unrest: Two GJM women activists arrested for arson and violence on 64th day of shutdown

Darjeeling: The police arrested two women GJM activists in Darjeeling on Thursday for their alleged involvement in violence and arson that rocked the hills in June. “We have arrested two women activists from Darjeeling for their involvement in arson and violence. ...

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Pro-Gorkhaland Agitators Burn Food-Laden Truck, Loot Money

Vigil has been tightened outside all police stations, camps and outposts fearing attack by pro-Gorkhaland agitators. DARJEELING: A truck carrying food supplies was set ablaze by pro-Gorkhaland agitators in Darjeeling on Wednesday on the 49th day of the indefinite strike ...

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Darjeeling unrest: As strike fatigue sets in, regional rivalry may change the political landscape

Even as a strike fatigue sets in, like the dense monsoon mist, on the hills of Darjeeling that also encompass adjoining Kalimpong district, a sub-text is emerging in the local political firmament which could impact the ongoing stir for a ...

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