Hill News

PANIGHATTA, 4 Sep 2017/--/TMC’s effort to withdraw strike in Panighatta under Mirik block since Sunday morning was partially successful as maximum shops were open and a public bus including a North Bengal Transport run bus plied with police escort. Uttar Banga Kshetriya Gramin Bank located at...

SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics Limited” (Sikkim-IFFCO) will be established to explore business opportunities in...

MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last night. Prem Chand Memorial Rural Library situated at Mirik’s Krishna Nagar was...

MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/Trinamool Congress Hill president Rajen Mukhia is ready to resign from his post if Gorkhaland is achieved by his resignation and the central government gives guarantee into it. Mukhia who is presently guarded by more than 10 policemen at his resident at Panighatta wished to...

PANIGHATTA (MIRIK), 13 Jul 2017/--/Tension ran high throughout the day at Panighatta under Mirik as Gorkhaland supporters in huge numbers blocked the road with boulders and burning tyres to prevent North Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb to enter Panighatta bazar. More than five thousand...

MIRIK, 11 Jul 2017/--/The third all party meeting in the hills decided to continue the ongoing strike till further notice and also announced about fast unto death by the leaders of Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) for the separate state of Gorkhaland. The meeting held at the...