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

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.
To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image
Business

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

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

Did you know that not every tea is chai?
Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!
Politics

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.
Darjeeling crisis: Mamata vindicated as Calcutta HC stays forces' removal
Politics

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.
Darjeeling: Cops killed, injured in clashes with GJM supporters
India

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

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.
Gorkhaland: GJM ends shutdown but only until the next talks
Politics

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.
Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site
India

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.

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