Darjeeling is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft (2,042.2 m). It is noted for its tea industry, its views of Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Darjeeling is the headquarters of the Darjeeling District which has a partially autonomous status within the state of West Bengal. It is also a popular tourist destination in India.
The report said many of the station buildings which are identified as major attributes of the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) have "lost original fabric and seriously deteriorated" since the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Seventeen councillors of the Darjeeling municipality joined the BJP on Saturday, giving the saffron party a majority in the local body, party leader Mukul Roy said. Addressing a press conference when.. IndiaTimes - Published
BJP has succeeded in making deep inroads into newer territories in the state. It has taken early leads in the North Bengal seats of Alipurduar, Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling. The parties are.. IndiaTimes - Published
The statehood demand and implementation of the sixth schedule of the Constitution had been major poll planks in the Hills at various times since the beginning of the protracted Gorkhaland movement in.. DNA - Published