Landslides cut off Gangtok, Kalimpong from Bengal plains, more rains predicted

Rains triggered landslides that blocked two national highways in north Bengal, cutting off Sikkim’s capital Gangtok, Kalimpong and a major part of Dooars from Siliguri in the plains. 

published on : 13th July 2019

Police, security forces carry out raids in Darjeeling hills

The raids were conducted in various parts of the hills including areas which are considered to be the GJM stronghold, which is spearheading the two-month long shutdown in the hills.

published on : 21st August 2017

Blast rocks Darjeeling hills, attack on cops; GJM chief Bimal Gurung, 2 others booked under UAPA

 According to sources, the unknown assailants lobbed the grenade and slipped into the alleys that lead to different parts of the town.

published on : 20th August 2017

As the Gorkhaland agitation continues, Darjeeling, Kalimpong fall back to roots

The indigenous knowledge orally passed down through generations has allowed the consumerism-struck residents of the two hill districts to fall back to their roots, since the indefinite shutdown began.

published on : 12th August 2017