This shows absolute lack of empathy by TMC Govt towards over 25 Lakh Gorkhas who live in West Bengal and whose lingua franca is Nepali. The discrimination against Gorkhas is apparent for everyone to see. This absolute indifference on the part of West Bengal government exposes their intent and discriminatory policy towards the Gorkhas, and thus justifies the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland.
The recent Amazon Forest Fire has ignited a new discussion about the ecological fragility of the Darjeeling Himalayas, says Sailendra Y Dewan.
Diwash Chhetri’s second part of his nostalgic stories about childhood spent in Darjeeling.
An article highlighting one of Darjeeling’s growing problem of cleanliness on the streets and how we need to own responsibilities to make the town clean.
The education mafia has taken over the system and turned schools into a profitable business model. At the same time, there are schools in remote places that are run by a single teacher as well. Villagers themselves help to make sure the teacher stays in the village and their children are educated. The biggest irony, however, is that the same people who have studied in a reputed private school system will fight to the death for a government teacher post.
Natural phenomenon often brings huge devastations and cause a tremendous hazard in our lives and properties. We have seen numerous examples of the fury of nature in the form of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Cyclones, Landslides, Avalanches, Flood and Tsunami, etc. Man-made disasters are of much smaller scales and less destructive. However, large scale implications of human actions on the environment are often overlooked.
St. Teresa’s School successfully observed its Annual Sports Day yesterday. The event that took was organized in the school itself was however not like any…
Sonada: Two teams of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM – The Voice of the Hills radio journalists headed to Singhell Tea Estate while the second team…
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.
Bishnu Thapa, a teacher by profession and an environmentalist by nature, is on a mission to rejuvenate the natural springs and streams of Darjeeling. A…