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

5 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
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

Mann Ghisingh consolidates his mandate – takes Rohini by storm

7 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON VISUAL JOURNALIST: PRAVIN THAMI ROHINI, 5 DECEMBER 2017: Mann Ghisingh has consolidated his mandate by taking Rohini by storm. On the 2nd of December, Mann Ghisingh observed Udhouli at Jagadamba Temple in Rohini. The temple built by his father Subash Ghisingh, the once unquestionable leader of the Gorkhas and the founder Read More

North East Peoples India Foundation (NEP India) seeks to connect to Hill people

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: North East People’s Foundation (NEP India) has sought to connect to the Hill people. Based in Bangalore, the foundation was founded on the 30th of November 2013 after the people including the Gorkhas from the North East 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

Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate

8 months ago Pravin Thami 2
DARJEELING, 3 NOVEMBER 2017: Gorkhas have been singled out to prove their nationality for obtaining residential certificate. In the application for obtaining residential certificate that is presently made available in the hills curious documents have been asked to be included during the submission of the certificate. An application obtained by ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ shows Read More