BREAKING NEWS: Bimal Gurung never spoke of wanting to talk with Mamata Banerjee in his media interactions – Sanjeev Lama

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DARJEELING, 14 JANUARY 2018: Sanjeev Lama, Joint Secretary, Gorkha Janmukti Yuva Morcha, Central Committee has refuted media reports stating that Bimal Gurung never spoke of wanting to initiate a dialogue with Mamata Banerjee or wanting to talk with her. He said the party president (Bimal Gurung) in his interaction to the press never once spoke of his desire to talk with Mamata Banerjee. He said that the entire video... Read More

Allegation of Death due to Doctor’s negligence at Darjeeling District Hospital

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU DARJEELING, 13 JANUARY 2018: Allegation of death of a patient due to doctor's negligence at Darjeeling District Hospital has been made by the patient's family members. In a press briefing held at Darjeeling Press Guild, the elder brother of the deceased Biju Rai said that Rai had been admitted in Darjeeling District Hospital after experiencing chronic stomach pain. She was being treated by Dr.... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: “Bimal Gurung is a fugitive, we have nothing to talk with him” Gautam Deb

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SILIGURI, 13 JANUARY 2018: Gautam Deb, State Tourism Minister has said that Bimal Gurung is a fugitive and the State Government has nothing to talk with him. He said, "To us, he is a person who is on the run from the law. He is booked under several penal offences, even under the UAPA. he has refused to pay heed to the court issued summons. First, he should respect... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Bimal Gurung’s first TV interview after Seven Months – says, “We want to Live within India as proud Indians”

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DELHI, 12 JANUARY 2018: Bimal Gurung, the President of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) who had to go underground after being implicated in the Unlaw Arms Prevention Act (UAPA) and presently in New Delhi after receiving respite from the Supreme Court has appeared before the television screen after almost seven months. In an interview to ANI, Gurung said, "Our movement for the separate state of Gorkhaland is for the identity... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Bimal Gurung speaks out; Says Justice will be done; Calls for independent investigation in 2017 Gorkhaland agitation

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NEW DELHI, 11 JANUARY 2018: Gurung today offered New Year wishes to his supporters and the people of the nation at large. In a press release issued to the media today, Gurung offered his best wishes for the New Year to all his fellow citizens. He also thanked Gorkhas in Darjeeling Hills, Dooars Terai and in the rest of the nation for bearing various kinds of problems and remaining in... Read More

JUST IN: FIRE ERUPTS AT DR. GRAHAM HOMES

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KALIMPONG, 11 JANUARY 2018: Fire broke out today at Block D of Dr. Graham Homes. The house situated below the Dispensary that was almost completely destroyed belonged to Paster Anil Allay. The house which was made of two rooms were half concrete and half wooden. All the books and the documents in the house were completely destroyed as nothing could be salvaged. Read More

JAP invites all to join party cadres in a march to Delhi to demonstrate during Budget Session

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KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: All India Jana Andolan Party has invited all to join party cadres in a march to Delhi to demonstrate during the Budget Session. Addressing the media today Naresh Kumar Rai, spokesperson of the party's youth wing who also led the a team of youth wing to New Delhi along with other leaders invited all to join the party cardres who will be leaving for New... Read More

GULF condemns the arrest of GJM leader Ramesh Tamang from Sonada

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KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: Ramesh Tamang, President of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Sonada Constitutency has been arrested by the police. He was arrested from his house at around 10 pm. Tamang's arrest has been strongly condemned by Gorkha United Liberation Front (GULF). In a statement made to 'The Himalayan Beacon', Subarna Khati, organising secretary of the party said that such was the condition in Darjeeling Hills that the people could... Read More

Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan meets Suresh Prabhu; demands marginal farmers status for Tea Garden Workers

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KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan met Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry and submitted a memorandum. Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan which is a registered Federal Organisation operating in Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts including the tea gardens and the cinchona plantations particularly looks after the farmers of the region. Speaking to 'The HImalayan Beacon' Bishnu Chettri, the Secretary of the Sanghathan said that the organisation... Read More

CPIM wants the status of Linguistic Minority for Gorkhas in the Nation; No to separate Statehood; Yes to highest form of autonomy

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KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) has demanded Tripartite Talks to discuss on the various issues faced by the people in Darjeeling Hills. J. B. Sarkar, who attended a meeting of the party organised today in Kalimpong said that the party demanded immediate tripartite talks between the representatives of the Hills meaning representatives from all the major political parties in the Hills, the State and... Read More

“We were able to impress upon the National Leadership the fact that Darjeeling Hills is living under great repression” Dr. Harka Bahadur

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KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: People of Darjeeling Hills are not happy and that they are living under great repression, Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri said while addressing the media after his return from New Delhi. He was briefing the media about the All India Jana Andolan Party's campaign in New Delhi. He said that while meeting various political leaders there at the national level, the party was able to give... Read More

Kalimpong Police initiates Safai Abhiyan

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KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: Kalimpong Police has initiated Safai Abhiyan, a cleanliness drive. On the first day of the same, the police personnel cleaned Kalimpong Thana, District Intelligence Bureau (DIB) office, Control room, Block Development Office, the Court Precincts and the District Magistrate's Office. Read More

Caffeine and Copies organizes Open Poetry Recitation ‘Srijana’

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: An Open Poetry Session ‘Srijana’ was organised by Caffeine and Copies at the Industrial Park in Kalimpong. A number of poets and poetess from Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim recited their poems. Most of the poems recited during the programme dealt with the changing political, social Read More