The Dumping Chute is burning in Darjeeling and there has been some amount of talk about it, not as much as I expected but also a bit more than the previous years.
After re-elected for the second consecutive term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi power in the centre, the first ‘Maan ki Baat’ radio broadcast aired on June 7, where, in his address, the Prime Minister conveyed the message to the nation that every part of the nation must pay more attention to the current water crisis and water conservation options.
The Mamata Banerjee govt is likely to introduce two bills in the assembly that will enable non-councillors to be elected mayor or chairperson of a civic body,
The dissolution of Darjeeling Municipality by the West Bengal Government, before the end of its term in 2022, will intrigue even the most ardent critique of democracy, and will give serious heartburn to those who believe in the principles of constitutionalism.
It may be recalled that 17 councillors from Darjeeling Municipality had recently joined BJP, and placed a no confidence motion against the current board, which is led by Binay Tamang loyalist Prativa Rai Tamang.
17 ward councillors from Darjeeling Municipality today joined BJP, in the presence of Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and BJP Bengal observer Kailash Vijayvarghiya. On May…
In an interesting turn of events, Lakpa (Lama) Sherpa, Councillor from Ward 28 has alleged that he was duped into signing the motion calling for No Confidence against the Municipality Chairman.
17 Darjeeling Municipality Councillors have signed a motion stating no confidence against the current chairperson. According to sources, 17 municipal councillors, led by Noman Rai – who had been expelled from GJM (BT) team today submitted the motion.
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.
It’s a great beginning and adds to the good practices of door to door collection and going vat free. A long term road map for waste management is key with a basket of options including green livelihoods and continual people’s engagement will help in making Darjeeling swachh