Siliguri, April 15: A senior leader of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad today rejected the state government’s idea of a Terai Dooars development council, seeking instead Fifth Schedule status for the areas.
Darjeeling, April 14: The management of Ging Tea Estate has decided to reopen the garden tomorrow after seven workers accused of assaulting the garden’s assistant manager surrendered in a Darjeeling court.
DARJEELING, 14 April 2013: Darjeeling police is on the hunt for an absconding child development project official in whose resident a minor girl had committed suicide. On April 5, the girl was found hanging in the house of child development project officer (CDPO) Tshering Doma Bhutia in Dareeling. Phu Diki Sherpa, 14, had been residing with Bhutia since 2002.
SILIGURI, 11 APRIL: Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad state president Birsa Tirkey is scheduled to campaign against the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha in the Terai-Dooars region at a time when the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) has tied up with the JMM to contest the upcoming rural polls in the Dooars.
Siliguri, April 12: The additional chief judicial magistrate’s court here today ordered that the next hearing of the 51 Left supporters, who were arrested following an alleged clash with Trinamul activists, would be on April 18.