People wearing the traditional Gorkha attire marched through the streets of Darjeeling today in support of Gorkhaland as the indefinite shutdown in the hills entered its 10th day.
Internet services.. Deccan Herald
*The Hague [Netherlands], June 23 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday received the highest prize in United Nations Public Service Award for the state government's Kanyashree.. ANI News
'The CM seems to have forgotten that she is dealing with the Gorkhas, people known for their valour and loyalty to India.''It is shameful that Mamata Banerjee and her administration treated them like.. Rediff.com
In Goke village located in Pulbazar tehsil, a one-and-a-half hour drive from Darjeeling, SB Sashankar is fighting back tears as he recalls the events that unfolded on the fateful afternoon of June 17... DNA
Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar of the Congress was today chosen as the oppositions joint candidate against NDAs Ram Nath Kovind in a dalit vs dalit Presidential battle that saw Bihars ruling.. Deccan Herald
A crucial meeting of opposition parties to decide on a joint strategy for the presidential election started today, attended by leaders of 17 parties.
Prominent among those who attended the meeting.. Deccan Herald
The unrest in the hills of Darjeeling has led to its complete lockdown. And, amidst this, is a poet who's been on the run.
Jiwan Namdung is a prominent Nepali poet and a towering literary figure in.. DNA
*New Delhi [India] June 20, (ANI): Training guns on Mamata Banerjee over the growing Darjeeling unrest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the West Bengal Chief Minister was 'filing.. ANI News Also reported by •DNA
An all-party meeting of 14 parties which met in Darjeeling have passed a resolution for scrapping of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration on Tuesday. The coalition of parties have put forward few.. DNA
*New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday suggested both the Central and the West Bengal Governments to take the Darjeeling matter seriously and to come to a decision together.. ANI News
Security forces patrolled the streets in this tense hill district and Internet services remained suspended for the second day today as GJM supporters held a march here and burnt effigies of Chief.. DNA