Milk demand

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong: About 100 members of the Himalayan Farmers’ Front gheraoed two officials of Himalayan Milk Cooperative Producers’ Union Limited (Himul) at their residences at Tandrabung and Gitkulbung here on Monday. The farmers demanded an increase in the price of milk from Rs 6 and Rs 8.50 per litre to a minimum of Rs 12 …

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Army offers to repair hill roads

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 22: East Main Road continues to be a road, but only on paper. Lack of repair has reduced it to a bundle of metalled shreds. However, all this could change if Kalimpong Municipality agrees to a proposal of the local army station at Durpin. The army would like the civic body to …

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Trouble brews over statue

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 18: The ABGL’s decision to reinstall the statue of its leader Damber Bahadur Gurung at Damber Chowk here is threatening to snowball into a controversy. The bust of Gurung, which had replaced that of Queen Victoria in the early 70s, was removed by unidentified persons in the next decade. The current crisis …

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Trouble brews over statue

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 18: The ABGL’s decision to reinstall the statue of its leader Damber Bahadur Gurung at Damber Chowk here is threatening to snowball into a controversy. The bust of Gurung, which had replaced that of Queen Victoria in the early 70s, was removed by unidentified persons in the next decade. The current crisis …

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Statue sparks row in Kalimpong

http://www.thestatesman.net Sudipta Chanda SILIGURI, April 18: A podium is creating one large controversy in Kalimpong and caught in the net are the Kalimpong municipality, the CPI-M and the Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League. To honour its founder president Dambar Singh Gurung, the AIGL, which would be celebrating its 65th raising day on 15 May, had decided …

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