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Decorated American officer Major Pickett's last remains to head home from Darjeeling after 58 years

Kolkata: The last remains of one of America’s most decorated officers, Major General Harry Kleinbeck Pickett, who fought in both World War I and World War II, is being returned  home to the United States for re-burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

West Bengal: After Mamata's warning, pro-Gokhaland parties call off Darjeeling bandh

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's warning of action, the pro-Gorkhaland political parties on Wednesday called off their Feb 23 bandh in Darjeeling, media reports said.

'Govt won't spare': Mamata Banerjee warns of action against those calling Darjeeling strike

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has disapproved of the 12-hour bandh (strike) called in Darjeeling on Feb 23 by the pro-Gorkhaland parties, warning the strike supporters of strict action on behalf of the government.

Bengal: Stones pelted at Vande Bharat Express in Darjeeling district, second incident in 24 hours

Darjeeling/IBNS: In a second incident in 24 hours, unidentified miscreants on Tuesday pelted stones at the New Jalpaiguri–Howrah Vande Bharat Express near the Phansidewa area in Darjeeling district.

Mamata Banerjee turns momo-maker in Darjeeling

Kolkata/IBNS: After displaying her expertise in tea making, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday showcased her skills in making momo in Darjeeling.

TMC welcomes Darjeeling leaders Binay Tamang and Rohit Sharma to partyfold

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which rules West Bengal, on Friday welcomed two Darjeeling leaders Binay Tamang and Rohit Sharma to its partyfold.

Trouble for Bimal Gurung's GJM as acting president arrested in Sikkim under POCSO

Darjeeling/UNI: Ahead of West Bengal elections, Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has received a jolt with the arrest of his close aide Lopsang Lama under the stringent POCSO act in the neighbouring state of Sikkim, a report reaching here today confirmed.

West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Amit Shah today

New Delhi/IBNS: Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Governor of poll-bound West Bengal, will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital Delhi on Thursday.

BJP MP Raju Bista urges all stakeholders to reopen the Longview tea garden

Darjeeling/UNI Darjeeling MP Raju Bista today expressed concern about the ongoing relay hunger strike by the Longview tea garden workers after the management declared lockdown of the garden over the payment of pending bonus.

West Bengal: Three of a family killed in Darjeeling landslide

Darjeeling/IBNS: Three members of a family, including a child, were killed in a landslide on Friday midnight at Rimbick village in Darjeeling district of northern West Bengal, reports said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: After Sikkim restricts entry of foreigners, tourism industry fears losses

Darjeeling/IBNS: Amid the rising number of novel coronavirus cases, Sikkim has temporarily banned the entry of foreigners sparking fear of major financial losses among tour operators, hoteliers and travel agencies in Darjeeling, media reports said.

Two poachers with leopard skin arrested in Darjeeling

Siliguri, Jul 21 (UNI): Two poachers carrying the skin of an adult leopard have been arrested from Sukiapokahri on the Indo-Nepal border of West Bengal's Darjeeling district, forest department officials said today.

Trinamool Congress will help to form next central government: Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling, Apr 11 (IBNS): Addressing a rally in West Bengal's Darjeeling, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her party will help to form the next government at the Centre.

Amit Shah's meeting clashes with Mamata's in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, Apr 9 (UNI) Darjeeling district administration has denied permission to BJP for holding a rally in the hill town on April 11 as it is clashing with a Mamata Banerjee's rally in the town on Thursday, the first day polling of the 7-phase election in West Bengal.

Bimal Gurung and Roshan Giri set to return to Darjeeling today

Darjeeling, Apr 4 (UNI): Political equations in the Darjeeling Hills is expected to take a new turn, especially during the Lok Sabha elections, with the arrival of Gorkha leaders Bimal Gurung and Roshan Giri, who have been missing from the state police for more than 22 months since June 2017.