darjeeling hills

Mamata Banerjee to visit Darjeeling this month; CM accepted all our demands – Binay, Anit

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KOLKATA, 6 DECEMBER 2017: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed her keen desire to visit Darjeeling this month. The Chief has also expressed her happiness at having been able to restore normalcy in Darjeeling Hills after 104 days long agitation when the region was crippled and violence had flared up in many places. The Chief Minister met Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa, Chairman and Vice Chairman of Board of... Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Snow Lion Dance to be revived in Darjeeling Hills

7 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: The Bhutia Development Board has taken upon itself to revive one of the most important traditional dance of the Bhutia Community in Darjeeling Hills, the Snow Lion Dance. Two Snow Lions used in the Snow Lion Dance especially made in Kalimpong were presented Read More

THB IMPACT: Residential Certificate norms to be changed; Gorkhas not to be singled out

8 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) DARJEELING, 8 NOVEMBER 2017:  The Himalayan Beacon had reported on the 3rd of November 2017 that the Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate and that applicants seeking residential certificate from Darjeeling Hills were to submit a number of documents including Land deed/land tax receipt since 1950, voter Read More

GJM-WB government battlelines drawn in Darjeeling hills

1 year ago PTI 0
Darjeeling, Jun 11 (PTI) A day before the scheduled Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-backed indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills, the president of the outfit, Bimal Gurung, has advised the tourists to leave the hills because of the possibility of “untoward” incidents. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has called for an indefinite shutdown of the government and Read More

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

1 year 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