Rallies stare at hill travel plans – Morcha meets on interim set-up for drivers

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Nov. 24: Four Gorkha Janmukti Morcha rallies on two consecutive days to educate hill drivers about the proposed interim set-up are expected to hit hard 5,000 daily commuters tomorrow and the day after. The rallies — in Kurseong and Mirik tomorrow and in Darjeeling and Kalimpong on Friday — will …

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Rally to counter rival hold – Tea estates in hills shut for Morcha meeting

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Nov. 22: A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha meeting to “educate” garden workers on the interim set-up turned out to be a show of strength at a time when its rivals have started mobilising their supporters in the hills. Four-five of the 80 gardens in the Darjeeling hills were open today with …

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Prajwal Parajuly: The next big thing in short fiction

MYREPUBLICA.com SRADDA THAPA As an avid reader of non-English writers who write in the English language, I’m convinced that it’s just a matter of months before the name of this 26-year-old Prajwal Parajuly will be on the tip of tongues around the world. In fact, I daresay his name will be dropped in the same …

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Union Territory only option left for govt: Giri

The Telegraph Siliguri, Nov. 19: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Roshan Giri today said the Centre had little option but to confer Union Territory status on Darjeeling once the tenure of the proposed interim set-up ended after two years. Asked if the Morcha would demand Union Territory once the period of the interim set-up was over, …

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