On the 26th of April, Twitter user Naorem Mohen @laimacha uploaded the picture of Diana Ningombam, an International Taekwondo player from Manipur selling fruit salad at the busy Kangla road in the heart of Imphal city.
“Peace in the hills today is akin to the peace of the graveyard. In fact corruption, intimidation, threats, curtailing of democratic and constitutional rights and making a mockery of the judicial system has increased in Darjeeling than in rest of the state. What has developed in Darjeeling is the suppression and oppression of peoples’ sentiments,” Gurung alleged.
The Supreme Court also instructed Calcutta High Court not to refer the matter to session courts where the cases have been filed, and instead instructed Calcutta HC to expedite hearing into the case and pass interim order as it sees fit, provided the petitioners file the appeal within the next four days.
The eldest son of Doma and Jagat Singh Tamang, Dipen was a resident of Chambi village under Sitong-1 of Kurseong, his in-laws are from Latpanchar. He did his schooling from Panchvati Shelpu High School. He leaves behind a young wife and a baby son.
Terrorist organization Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was involved in the Khagragarh and Bodhgaya blasts, had initially planned to strike at targets in North Bengal, specifically Buddhist Monasteries in Darjeeling Hills.
Rifleman Govind Bahadur Chettri along with four of his comrades from 7 JAK Rifles – Naik Videsh Chand, Rifleman Rajesh Rishi, Rifleman Arjun Kumar and Rifleman Nitin Rana, have been missing since the 22nd of February, 2019
Five Indian Army Jawans including one from Dooars – Govind Bahadur Chettri have gone missing following an avalanche near Shipkila pass along the China border in Pooh block of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday.
40 CRPF Jawans have been martyred in Pulwama of Kashmir. They were Killed in a heinous terrorist attack, allegedly perpetrated by a lone bomber yesterday
“My son Major Nisheet Dogra, of 7 Cavalry died today at China border, Sikkim Jongri.
There was no electricity for over a week. No generator working.”
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee scoffed at PM Modi’s Mainaguri speech. Calling out his empty promises to tea garden workers she said, “During the election,…