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“My expulsion is not just against logic it is unconstitutional” Pratap Khati

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 1
DARJEELING, 24th OCTOBER 2017: Pratap Khati, the General Secretary of All India Gorkha League has said that his expulsion from the party today is not just logical but also unconstitutional and goes against all the modalities of a political party. Speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ he said that people who were no longer members Read More

No progress in today’s bipartite talks; Next talk scheduled for Nov. 21

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KOLKATA, 16th OCTOBER, 2017: All the parties from the Hills excluding Jana Andolan Party (JAP) and GJM led by Bimal Gurung took part in the meeting held at Kolkata today with the Chief Minister. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had invited all the parties from the Hills however, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Read More

Forceful imposition of Bengali language in Darjeeling Hills unconstitutional – Gorkha Intelligentsia

11 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 4
DARJEELING, 3rd of June 2017: Rudraraj Maskey, renowned Littérateur and Linguist has said that forceful imposition of Bengali language in Darjeeling Hills is unconstitutional. He expressed his views while participating in a special talk show ‘Today’s Agenda with Chandan Thapa’ slated to be broadcast on The Himalayan Beacon IPTV. Similarly, views were also expressed Read More

2017 Municipal Election Update – Kurseong Municipality

11 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
District Name: DARJEELING Municipality Name: KURSEONG Polling Date: 14TH MAY 2017 Ward Name Total Electors Votes Polled Votes Rejected OSN Candidate Name Party Name Votes Secured Ward No.1 GENERAL 740 573 0 1 BIJU GURUNG AITC 241 2 BIRGA GURUNG @ BRIGEN GURUNG GJMM 311 3 SONEY ROUTH AIJAP 21 Ward No.2 ST 1101 Read More

2017 Municipal Election Update – Kalimpong Municipality

11 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Municipal General Election Results District Name: DARJEELING Municipality Name: KALIMPONG Polling Date: 14TH MAY 2017 Ward Name Total Electors Votes Polled Votes Rejected OSN Candidate Name Party Name Votes Secured Ward No.1 GENERAL 1214 895 0 1 PAWAN SUNDAS AITC 36 2 KUNAL PRADHAN GJMM 375 3 PUNAM TAMANG AIJAP 240 4 PASANG TSHERING Read More

2017 Municipal Election Update – Mirik Municipality

11 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
District Name: Darjeeling Municipality Name: Mirik Polling Date: 14 – 5 – 2017 Ward Name Total Electors Votes Polled Votes Rejected OSN Candidate Name Party Name Votes Secured Ward No.1 ST WOMAN 806 646 0 1 PALMU GOLAY IND 342 2 SANGDOLMA TAMANG IND 304 Ward No.2 SC WOMAN 958 713 0 1 PUNAM Read More

2017 Municipal Election Update – Darjeeling Municipality

11 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Municipal General Election Results District Name: DARJEELING Municipality Name: DARJEELING Polling Date: 14TH MAY 2017 Ward Name Total Electors Votes Polled Votes Rejected OSN Candidate Name Party Name Votes Secured Ward No.1 GENERAL 1891 0 0 1 DOJI @ DORJEE DUKPA AITC 574 2 PHUPU TSHERING BHUTIA CPIM 8 3 NIRA SHARMA GJMM 614 Read More