Kalimpong

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  • SC allows withdrawal of security forces from N Bengal

    SC allows withdrawal of security forces from N Bengal

    The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the Centre to withdraw up to four companies of the central security forces from the trouble-torn areas of Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar......

    November 27, 2017
  • Bengal DGP takes stock of situation in Kalimpong

    Bengal DGP takes stock of situation in Kalimpong

    West Bengal Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purkayastha on Tuesday took stock of the situation in north Bengal's Kalimpong and said locals and police were working to help restore normalcy in the district. "Today (Tuesday), I visited Kalimpong. It......

    October 17, 2017
  • Dilip Ghosh heckled, companions beaten up in Darjeeling

    Dilip Ghosh heckled, companions beaten up in Darjeeling

    A day after the Jana Andolan Party activists protested against his visit in Kalimpong, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was on Thursday heckled, his party workers were roughed up and his meeting had to be aborted midway in hill......

    October 6, 2017
  • Bengal BJP chief shown black flags in Kalimpong

    Bengal BJP chief shown black flags in Kalimpong

    West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh was on Wednesday shown black flags and 'go back posters by the Jana Andolan Party (JAP) activists in Kalimpong as he, along with a party delegation, arrived in the northern West Bengal hills for......

    October 4, 2017
  • Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong

    Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong

    In view of normalcy returning to Darjeeling hills, the state administration tonight decided to lift the restrictions on use of internet services in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, which was imposed on June 18. As the indefinite shutdown in the hills by......

    September 26, 2017
  • On 31st day of shutdown, Darjeeling tense but violence-free

    On 31st day of shutdown, Darjeeling tense but violence-free

    Pro-Gorkhaland activists took out rallies in Darjeeling as security forces maintained tight vigil across the hills today -- the 31st day of the indefinite shutdown for a separate state. No incident of violence or arson was reported by the police......

    July 15, 2017
  • Sending 4 more CRPF companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC

    Sending 4 more CRPF companies to Darjeeling, Kalimpong: Centre to SC

    Four additional companies of CRPF are being sent to maintain law and order in Darjeeling and Kalimpong which have been hit by the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, the Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court. The government told a......

    July 14, 2017
  • GJM announces 12-hour window on June 23 to evacuate school students

    GJM announces 12-hour window on June 23 to evacuate school students

    With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling entering the seventh day, the outfit has given a call for 12-hour window on June 23 to evacuate students from schools. Earlier in the day, the GJM complained about "a blackout......

    June 21, 2017
  • Delights of nature

    Delights of nature

    Last year, we planned a trip to Lava, Lolegaon, Rishyap and the surrounding areas, which have gained much popularity in the last few years as tourist spots. Our first destination was Lava. It is situated at an elevation of 7,700......

    March 20, 2017
  • Delights of nature

    Delights of nature

    Last year, we planned a trip to Lava, Lolegaon, Rishyap and the surrounding areas, which have gained much popularity in the last few years as tourist spots. Our first destination was Lava. It is situated at an elevation of 7,700......

    March 20, 2017
  • Born-again Kalimpong

    Born-again Kalimpong

    The upgrade of Kalimpong as West Bengal’s 21st district is much more than a mere extension of the loop of governance as an imperative for administrative exigence. For the delightful hill station, it is a watershed development after its annexation......

    February 18, 2017
  • Mamata declares Kalimpong as separate district

    Mamata declares Kalimpong as separate district

    A new district of Kalimpong was on Tuesday carved out of Darjeeling, which has seen separate statehood demands since 1980s, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee making the formal announcement here. Announcing a slew of development projects for the newly created......

    February 14, 2017
  • Bengal to have 3 new districts, says Mamata

    Bengal to have 3 new districts, says Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is set to formally launch Kalimpong as a new district on Tuesday, said three more districts will be created in the state in the coming days. Banerjee, who is on her second trip......

    February 13, 2017