From Save The Hills: Impact of landslides : Gandhi Ashram School at 6th Mile (Kalimpong) decides to shift

Save The Hills shares the sad news about the necessity of Kalimpong's acclaimed Gandhi Ashram school relocating to a safer place due to landslide threats. visions of hell: Impact of landslides : Gandhi Ashram School at 6th Mile (Kalimpong) decides to shift Gandhi Ashram School at 6th Mile (Upper Tashiding) Kalimpong is a school which …

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Books vs bullets: Stir hits Darjeeling boarding schools

Mangalorean.Com Darjeeling, March 8 (IANS) The violent agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland in north Bengal has taken its toll on the internationally famed boarding schools of Darjeeling, with some considering shifting to safer areas or closing down altogether. The 50-odd major boarding schools in the three hill subdivisions of northern West Bengal's Darjeeling …

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Norm reminder on tea wage talks

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, March 7: The apex body of tea producers’ associations in India today almost rejected the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s demand for talks on garden workers’ wage revision, saying the matter could not be discussed with only one union by flouting established norms of the industry. Members of the Consultative Committee of …

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Road blockade

The Telegraph The Queen of the Hills Tourist Co-ordination Committee has decided to organise a two hour chakka jam in Darjeeling from noon to 2pm on Monday. The decision was taken after a committee member, Seewan Tamang, had been found murdered on Sunday morning. “Tamang seems to have been murdered last night and his body …

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Hill front to avoid common candidates

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, March 6: The Democratic Front will not have candidates under its banner in the coming Assembly elections in the hills, but the conglomeration of the anti-Gorkha Janmukti Morcha parties might support each other’s candidates. The ABGL, CPRM, GNLF-C and the Sikkim-Darjeeling Ekikaran Manch are the main constituents of the DF. …

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