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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tea production shortfall likely to be 100 million kg due to 21-day lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tea production shortfall likely to be 100 million kg due to 21-day lockdown

Tea production in the country is likely to fall by 100 million kg this year due to the 21-day lockdown which was "inevitable" to tackle the coronavirus crisis, an official said on Wednesday

Two Darjeeling students face racial taunts linked to coronavirus outbreak in Kolkata, narrate ordeal on social media
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Two Darjeeling students face racial taunts linked to coronavirus outbreak in Kolkata, narrate ordeal on social media

Two students from Darjeeling Hills studying at premier institutes in Kolkata allegedly faced racial taunts linked to coronavirus in separate incidents on city streets.

Himalayan towns like Darjeeling, Mussoorie and Kathmandu are going to fast run dry
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Himalayan towns like Darjeeling, Mussoorie and Kathmandu are going to fast run dry

India has no system to count its climate migrants but ranks fifth among countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change.

Mamata Banerjee jogs 10 kms from Darjeeling's Kurseong to Mahanadi on International Day of Climate Action
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Mamata Banerjee jogs 10 kms from Darjeeling's Kurseong to Mahanadi on International Day of Climate Action

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took part in a 10 kilometres long march in Darjeeling hills to create awareness on environment conservation.

Dilip Ghosh claims BJP not in favour of separate 'Gorkhaland', says party wants permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills
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Dilip Ghosh claims BJP not in favour of separate 'Gorkhaland', says party wants permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said his party is not in favour of a Gorkhaland state and wants a permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills.

After Centre’s decision to bifurcate J&K, Darjeeling demands same; BJP promised 'permanent political solution', says GJM leader Roshan Giri
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After Centre’s decision to bifurcate J&K, Darjeeling demands same; BJP promised 'permanent political solution', says GJM leader Roshan Giri

After Centre decided to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir, major hill parties in Darjeeling want it should also be a separate Union territory with a legislature. BJP MP from Darjeeling, Raju Bista, said he was hopeful that the saffron party's promise.

Man dies after falling into overflowing drain in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district as incessant rains wreaks havoc
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Man dies after falling into overflowing drain in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district as incessant rains wreaks havoc

A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc.

Gorkhaland issue: Stakes high for BJP as political restructuring in Darjeeling hills puts onus on Centre to treat decades-old sore
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Gorkhaland issue: Stakes high for BJP as political restructuring in Darjeeling hills puts onus on Centre to treat decades-old sore

With the BJP having been given a clear mandate in the Darjeeling hills, the stakes for it in the region most certainly are now a notch higher, to say the least, considering that the party leads a government serving a second term at the Centre

Kolkata doctors' strike: Mukul Roy-led BJP delegation seeks governor's intervention, accuses TMC of unleashing 'reign of terror'
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Kolkata doctors' strike: Mukul Roy-led BJP delegation seeks governor's intervention, accuses TMC of unleashing 'reign of terror'

The BJP demanded the resignation of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the crisis

TMC suffers double blow in Darjeeling: Outcome of LS election, Assembly bypoll underlines potency of Gorkha identity issue
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TMC suffers double blow in Darjeeling: Outcome of LS election, Assembly bypoll underlines potency of Gorkha identity issue

If a silent majority — which had its share of discontent over Mamata's aspirations to chart a new future for Darjeeling — was awaiting a chance to speak, it may have found a voice in the recent Assembly bypoll and Lok Sabha election, in which BJP was rewarded with resounding victories.

Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:
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Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:

Famed for its tea gardens and tourist avenues, Darjeeling seat is starkly divided into hilly and plain areas. While the Gorkhas are dominant in the three hilly Assembly segments, the plains in Siliguri division have a plurality of Bengali voters as well as Hindi-speaking Marwari traders.

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats
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Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates|Initial trends for 16 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu showed that DMK is taking the lead in 10 seats while the figure for the ruling AIADMK stands at six. AIADMK faction needs to win at least nine seats of the 22 bypoll seats to remain in power.

Lok Sabha polls: West Bengal sees 76.43% turnout as violence disrupts voting yet again; CPM, BJP slam Mamata Banerjee
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Lok Sabha polls: West Bengal sees 76.43% turnout as violence disrupts voting yet again; CPM, BJP slam Mamata Banerjee

In Islampur, the car of sitting MP and CPM candidate Mohammed Salim was attacked with bricks and its window broken.

CPM candidate's car attacked in West Bengal's Islampur; police resort to lathi charge after protesting voters block highways
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CPM candidate's car attacked in West Bengal's Islampur; police resort to lathi charge after protesting voters block highways

Incidents of violence were reported in three West Bengal constituencies while voting in the Lok Sabha polls’ second phase are underway in the state

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mamata Banerjee's divisive politics face acid test in Gorkha-dominated Darjeeling
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mamata Banerjee's divisive politics face acid test in Gorkha-dominated Darjeeling

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's abrasive form of politics may see her get her comeuppance, when Darjeeling votes in the second phase of the seven-phase parliamentary election on Thursday

Tough contest on cards for Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat as BJP faces Gorkha community's ire, TMC hopes to cash in
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Tough contest on cards for Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat as BJP faces Gorkha community's ire, TMC hopes to cash in

The Trinamool Congress has never won the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, but hopes to cash in this time around on the altered political narrative.

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee sat on dharna 'to protect those who looted people', says PM
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee sat on dharna 'to protect those who looted people', says PM

Narendra Modi inaugurated the long-awaited circuit bench of the Calcutta High Court in the district and spoke about how it would help Jalpaiguri residents get speedy justice. He also said that people of north Bengal will no longer have to travel all the way to Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee pulls out all stops to ensure BJP loses Darjeeling seat: Binay Tamang's alliance admission puts wings in TMC chief's sails
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Mamata Banerjee pulls out all stops to ensure BJP loses Darjeeling seat: Binay Tamang's alliance admission puts wings in TMC chief's sails

Having thundered at a "United India" rally she had organised of 23 Opposition parties in Kolkata, chief minister Mamata Banerjee has pulled out all stops to ensure that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is defeated in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha, which with its own distinctive political dynamics, has become a fight for prestige for her.

Mamata Banerjee's bid to rename West Bengal as 'Bangla' may run into obstacle from MHA again
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Mamata Banerjee's bid to rename West Bengal as 'Bangla' may run into obstacle from MHA again

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's efforts to rename the state 'Bangla' have again faced an obstacle from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, uneasy calm over West Bengal hill districts as Mamata Banerjee, BJP up the ante
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Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, uneasy calm over West Bengal hill districts as Mamata Banerjee, BJP up the ante

Calm has certainly returned to the hills but underlying it all swirl questions of the political future of the region as it negotiates the roadblocks ahead.