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The battle for Gorkhaland
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The battle for Gorkhaland

The cynicism inside a cafe on the outskirts of Siliguri is palpable. The intent, however, remains earnest. Local businessman Thubten Sherpa, 35, backs the separatist unrest in and around Darjeeling that’s crippled the region’s famed tea and ... DNA, 2 months ago

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Care Home, 8 months ago

More 'Mera Modi Mahaan': Vadnagar being turned into a tourist destination

First, Union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said the tea stall at Vadnagar railway station, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi used to sell tea as a kid, would be developed as a tourist spot. Then, a day later, he retracted the statement, saying ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Mamata meets with Gorkhaland agitators, agrees to push for tripartite talks

With the impasse in the hills yet to be resolved, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on 12 September offered incentives for employees of Gorkha Territorial administration (GTA). As of now, of GTA staff, casual workers and teachers of state-run schools ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago Will never support division of Bengal: Mamata  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Lessons from Mountain Echoes: How a lit-fest is strengthening Indo-Bhutan cultural ties (Review)

Thimphu, Aug 29 (IANS) Druk Air flight KB 205 that took off from New Delhi on the afternoon of August 24 was no ordinary flight. At Terminal 3 of New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, scores of passengers looked on in awe and could sense the ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Restoring peace is in people's hands: DM Joyoshi Dasgupta on Darjeeling crisis

[India], August 23 (ANI): Ahead of the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) leaders' meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Darjeeling DM Joyoshi Dasgupta addressed the crisis in Darjeeling. While refusing to comment on the political ...
 Sify4 weeks ago
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The struggle for Gorkhaland won't end soon

'When I look at the faces of people around me, they have a certain energy, as if unemployment, food scarcity and infrastructural breakdown are small sacrifices for our agitation for Gorkhaland,' a Gorkha based in Delhi tells Geetanjali Krishna. He is the unknown soldier who patrols Indian borders. He painstakingly plucks the tea we drink, two leaves and a bud at a time. His is a stoic mountain dweller who can lift any load and climb the steepest mountain. Yet, the Gorkha is more than the sum ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Red velvet or blueberry khakhra, anyone?

India is definitely not a country for mild flavours. And a new generation of Indian entrepreneurs are cashing in on it by adding a delicious twist to our favourite traditional snacks.Nikita Puri goes on a tasting tour. IMAGE: Besides adding cheese, herbs and olives to the traditional khakhra, Mumbai-based Snaximum also makes them in blueberry (pictured above) and red velvet-flavours.Photograph: Courtesy Snaximum.com.   In the past few months, Nandini Raghavan and her team in Mumbai have ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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A long month in the life of turbulent West Bengal

FIRST ACT One month is a short time to judge the trajectory of a life, less so in the case of the life of a territorial-political entity called a state. Yet at times, years pack into months, months pack into weeks, or even a week. Such is the role of ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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