Articles about Darjeeling
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Darjeeling clashes turn violent, 1 dead, 36 hurt
The violence in Darjeeling became violent today with the death of 1 person.
15 Jun 2017
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.