India

Remembering Forgotten Gandhi of Sikkim

His name is Late Trilochan Pokhrel or popularly called as ‘Gandhi Pokhrel’ or ‘Bande Pokhrel’. However the sad instance in Sikkim that hardly anyone knows him. He becomes the forgotten chapters of Sikkimese History. Late Pokhrel was born at Tareythang Busty in Pakyong sub-division of East Sikkim in the last decade of 19th Century.








It’s ‘Gorkha pride’ vs ‘Development’ in Darjeeling

“People here are looking for a permanent political solution in the highest form of constitutional autonomy. They will vote in favour of BJP as it has always tried to accommodate the Gorkha aspirations in its political manifesto while the Bengal government has clearly stated that they oppose the idea of Gorkhaland,” he said.


Brave Heart Dipen Tamang Martyred in Kashmir

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.


Season of Mahagathbandan

Some tea–gardens are planning not to vote at all. Every hill vote is important. Do not waste it. Names of favourites unlikely-to-be-voted are also being suggested as candidate. There can be only two parties fighting it out this election–TMC and the GNLF-GJMM original. It is clear what each means for the future. There are no more choices. So use your precious votes judiciously.