Siliguri

Army steps up efforts to safeguard Siliguri Corridor

Siliguri Corridor is a narrow stretch of land bordering Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh measuring approximately 170X60km, at the narrowest it is about 20-22km.

published on : 7th November 2021

Oxygen leakage at Siliguri hospital triggers panic

The oxygen clouded the room where the leak was detected, triggering panic among the patients who thought that fire may have broken out.

published on : 21st May 2021

Hijab-clad student in Bengal college 'harassed' by Jai Shri Ram chanting men

The student maintained that she had never seen the accused in the college campus earlier. The local police have filed the FIR.

published on : 27th May 2019

The Eyeball War: Yes, China blinked, but Siliguri is still in their sights

The Doka La standoff was never only about Doka La. India's steadfast resolve stemmed partly from having to protect the Siliguri corridor. It's not a negotiable factor.

published on : 2nd September 2017

GJM shutdown: Boarding school to shift classes to Siliguri

Classes were suspended in the hill schools in view of the indefinite strike, going on since June 15, demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.

published on : 30th July 2017
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