West Bengal was once the epitome of progressive and critical thinking with the civil society closely engaged in the political processes. The rise of TMC…
On our part, we applaud the amazing efforts of the medical staff at Eden Hospital Darjeeling, NBMCH, Namaste Foundation volunteers, and all our readers, who joined hands to help save a life.
TheDC team sends a very warm “Shout Out” to the students and teachers of Congress Primary School, Jorebunglow. Their love and dedication for the environment, cleanliness, and beautification of our region is unparalleled.
When Darjeeling mountaineering great Nawang Gombu climbed Mt. Everest twice in 1965, becoming the first man in the world to do so, and he acquired the status of a Legend. It took a lifetime of training, grit, determination, courage and sheer love for the mountains to achieve the level of fitness and expertise to be able to climb Mt. Everest. Now a days, very few make a pilgrimage to Everest. Anyone with money, who have the ability to hire experts guides are scaling Mt. Everest. It’s not more the love of the mountain that attracts the people to Everest, but the lure of fame and bragging rights that most seek.
Ms Banerjee’s party did not win a single seat in north Bengal that has a sizeable Gorkha, Adivasi and Rajbanshi population. The Gorkhalis were angry because of Ms Banerjee’s abortive bid to impose the Bengali language on them, and the use of excessive force by her government when the Gorkhas took to the streets demanding protection of their linguistic and cultural rights and a separate state of Gorkhaland.
The 1st edition of Tenzing Norgay Mountain Bike Challenge was held successfully organized on the 27th of May 2019. The event was a part of…
The BJP party has extended an invitation to the family members of 2017 Gorkhaland martyrs to attend PM’s swearing-in ceremony.
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.
At the age of 16 she swam across the raging torrents of river Teesta, today Ms. Shanti Rai is a Rafting and Rescue expert, avid nature lover and a deeply passionate social worker. While our community is indeed very progressive, there are still many a fields that are viewed as being the sole domain of men, exploding into one such field was Shanti Rai – the first female Rafting and Rescue expert from our community, and perhaps in the country too.
GorkhaCheli, a Twitter personality from Darjeeling has recently been in the news for completed her tweet series for a year. Despite her hectic life as…