Uprooted trees block highway for 5 hours

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, June 30: NH31A was blocked for more than five hours today after five trees uprooted by a landslide fell on the highway near 27th Mile, about 25km from here. Vehicles travelling between Kalimpong, Sikkim and Siliguri were caught in the traffic jam that stretched for kilometers on both lanes of the busy highway. …

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Threat finger at Morcha

http://www.telegraphindia.com Siliguri, June 30: The CPM has accused Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters of threatening the family members of the party’s district secretary S.P. Lepcha and district committee member Tara Sundas. Although Lepcha is in Siliguri now, his family lives in Singtam Tea Estate, around 10km from Darjeeling. The Sundases live in Kalimpong. “Over the past …

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Subhas Ghising: A rebel destined to doom

(Please check out related articles and videos in the next post.) Sougata Mukhopadhyay / CNN-IBN http://www.ibnlive.com What went wrong with the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council? Was it insufficient to fulfill the political aspiration of the Gorkhas? Why was Ghising alienated by his own people? The house which the Subhas Ghising-led Dargeeling Gorkha Hill Council used …

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