Articles about Darjeeling

25 Nov 2022

5 overrated honeymoon destinations to avoid in India

As weddings are lighting up every nook and cranny of the country, newlyweds are looking for some honeymoon destinations to spend some quality time.

03 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 enthralling trails in Darjeeling for a hike

Famed for its picture-perfect landscapes, misty dense forests, quaint houses, and happy-go-lucky people, Darjeeling is among the most beautiful places in India.

21 Jul 2022

5 places in India to enjoy hot air balloon rides

If you have the long-held bucket list of flying high up in the sky in a gigantic and colorful hot air balloon, then it's time to fulfill your dream and float amongst the fluffy clouds.

14 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Momo Mia! After puchkas, Mamata Banerjee makes momos in Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has yet again become the 'talk of the town,' this time for her momo-making skills.

29 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 offbeat places you must visit near Darjeeling

Planning to visit the Eastern Himalayas this summer? The first name to come to your mind must be Darjeeling, especially if you are from West Bengal.

21 Apr 2022

Top 5 wedding destinations in east India

Wondering where to host your destination wedding?

12 Apr 2022

5 popular monasteries worth visiting in India

India has some exceptionally stunning Buddhist monasteries that are worth a visit.

21 Jan 2022

5 places in India to enjoy a work vacation

While working from home sounds like an exciting idea, it isn't all that fun.

02 Jan 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 amazing things to do in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, situated in India's eastern state of West Bengal, at the foothills of the Himalayas, has a rich local culture and beautiful landscapes.

31 Dec 2021

5 things to do in Kalimpong

Located in the northern region of Darjeeling in West Bengal, Kalimpong is a beautiful hill station surrounded by stunning lakes, peaceful monasteries, enchanting mountains, and lush green gardens.

03 Sep 2021

Bhargav Saikia to direct multi-lingual horror-fantasy feature film 'Bokshi'

Filmmaker Bhargav Saikia on Friday announced that he will direct a multi-lingual horror-fantasy feature film titled Bokshi.

06 Jan 2020

All you need to know about your favorite drink, chai

Did you know that not every tea is chai?

14 Jul 2019

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.

29 Dec 2017

Mukesh Ambani
To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image

The West Bengal government under Mamata Banerjee has often faced criticism for failing to attract investments.

15 Dec 2017

#InternationalTeaDay: Celebrating the 'Ek Cup Chai' we can't do without

Did you know that not every tea is chai?

28 Oct 2017

West Bengal
Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!

Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

18 Oct 2017

West Bengal
Darjeeling crisis: Mamata vindicated as Calcutta HC stays forces' removal

The Calcutta HC put a stay on the Centre's decision of pulling out 10 of 15 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed in strife-torn Darjeeling.

13 Oct 2017

West Bengal
Darjeeling: Cops killed, injured in clashes with GJM supporters

At least one policeman was killed and four injured in clashes with supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling's Takvar.

09 Sep 2017

Sikkim bears the brunt of Darjeeling's months-long Gorkhaland agitation

The Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken a toll on neighboring Sikkim. Earlier, the northeastern state capitalized on its popularity as a tourist destination, but the industry is now breaking down.

01 Sep 2017

Gorkhaland: GJM ends shutdown but only until the next talks

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has decided to end the 72-day shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.

09 Jul 2017

Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site

Intensifying agitation for statehood, protesters in Darjeeling torched a Trinamool Congress party office and a police vehicle and attacked the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

23 Jun 2017

West Bengal
GJM chief quits GTA, demands CBI probe into police firing

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has resigned from his post of chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

18 Jun 2017

West Bengal
Darjeeling clashes turn violent, 1 dead, 36 hurt

The violence in Darjeeling became violent today with the death of 1 person.

15 Jun 2017

West Bengal
GJM Protests: Gurung issues new threats against government workers, tourists

On 15th June, as life started to return to normalcy in the Darjeeling hills after a 3-day long bandh, Bimal Gurung, the then chief of the Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha issued new threats against government workers.

12 Jun 2017

Darjeeling bandh- Ten people detained over arson attempt

Ten people have been detained over arson in restive Darjeeling, where a month-long strike called by the GJM started today.

11 Jun 2017

GJM calls for month-long shutdown in Darjeeling Hills

After violent protests, the GJM has called for a month-long shutdown in Darjeeling starting June 12.

09 Jun 2017

Cabinet meeting in Darjeeling marred by violence by Gorkhaland protesters

Even as West Bengal held its first cabinet meeting in Darjeeling in almost 45 years on June 8, bombs went off 200m away from the Raj Bhavan.