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Darjeeling: City in West Bengal, India
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.

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West Bengal: Indian Army to organise recruitment rally in Ghoom Army Ground

The online registration process to participate in the recruitment rally is now open for the candidates belonging to districts of Darjeeling, Kalimpong in West Bengal.
DNA - Published

After Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation, hill parties want Darjeeling to be Union territory


IndiaTimes - Published

UNESCO seeks report on Darjeeling 'toy train' after it finds heritage site ill maintained

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

Darjeeling: Two die in landslides triggered by heavy rains

Around 2 am on Monday, a landslide occurred near Pubung Fatak in Sukhia of Darjeeling completely destroying a house, wherein a couple got buried in the rubble
DNA - Published

BJP gets majority in Darjeeling municipality after 17 councillors join party

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 makes deep inroads in West Bengal, ahead in 7 seats

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

Darjeeling Lok Sabha election results 2019 Bengal: TMC's Amar Singh Rai vs BJP's Raju Bista vs Harka Bahadur Chhetri

Who will win Darjeeling?
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Direct TMC-BJP fight in Darjeeling

BJP also has the support of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), which is why they are confident that it will help them sail through comfortably.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Bengal's Raiganj set for tight 4-cornered contest

A look at the three among most interesting constituencies of Raiganj, Maldaha Uttar and Darjeeling. Incidentally, all are in north Bengal and high on BJP radar.
DNA - Published

Former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung gets four day protection from Supreme Court

With the elections in Darjeeling slated on April 18, Gurung requested the apex court for protection to enter the state for campaigning during the elections
DNA - Published

Gorkhaland not a poll issue in Darjeeling for first time in over three decades

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

BJP names its Darjeeling candidate; replaces Union minister SS Ahluwalia


IndiaTimes - Published

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