Kalimpong trains guns on bandhs

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Nov. 29: A civilian movement against the politics of bandhs is taking shape here as well, much like the one in Darjeeling. Various NGOs and ordinary people will meet at the Dukha Niwarak Sammelan hall here on Sunday to discuss ways to voice their concern. Leaflets announcing the meet are being circulated here. …

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Rs 10-lakh bandh squeeze on orange

http://www.telegraphindia.com BIRESWAR BANERJEE Siliguri, Nov. 28: The brunt of political unrest in the Darjeeling hills accompanied by six-day shutdown has hit the wholesale orange market here. The loss of business is estimated to be Rs 10 lakh. Oranges come to Siliguri Regulated Market from places like Bijanbari, Sukhiapokhri, Soureni, Mirik, Teesta, Rambhi, Mungpoo, Kalimpong and …

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Shutdown ends, people count losses – Five booked for burning vehicle

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kurseong, Nov. 28: Five bandh supporters were arrested last night for setting a car on fire on Monday. Dhiraj Thapa (44), Gautam Lama (40), Kishore Thapa (49), Ranjit Thapa (20) and Mahendra Chettri (24) were produced in the court of the Kurseong subdivisional judicial magistrate and remanded in jail custody. All five are GNLF …

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