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Dummies Guide to GTA Teacher’s Appointment Controversy

Among the many comments we received, there was a well meaning but highly misplaced comment by Asst. Prof. Parjanya Sen, himself an educator and an academic associated with Sonada Degree college. Without properly understanding the context, he went onto accuse TheDC team of “vendetta politics,” which we as a portal take high objection to.



Maasika Mahotsav 2019: Sustainable Menstruation, Need of the hour

Menstruation is an important biological change which makes the existence of life possible, yet the culture of silence around menstruation is so complete that most of the girls have no knowledge on menstruation before their first period. The social stigma and societal silence has a negative impact on the health, reinforces gender inequality and makes it difficult to address menstrual health issues. Through the Maasika Mahotsov, 21 to 28 May 2019 we aim to break the silence around periods and get conversing at various platforms.


BREAKING: Suicide Bomber Alert for Darjeeling Region Issued

The 123 Mountain Brigade Headquarters, based out of Jalapahar has today issued an urgent alert, hinting at possible female suicide bomber attempting to strike at Monasteries during the upcoming Buddha Jayanti celebrations in Darjeeling and nearby regions.





Welcome to Darjeeling: Padma Shri Jadav “Molai” Payeng

Jadav “Molai” Payeng is an environmental activist and forestry worker from Jorhat, India. Over the course of several decades, he has planted and tended trees on a sandbar of the river Brahmaputra turning it into a forest reserve. He is a recipient of Padma Shri for his tireless work towards protecting our environment.