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Monday, May 27, 2019
Pramod Giri

Pramod Giri

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I am working with Hindustan Times since 2001 and am posted in Siliguri, West Bengal, as Principal Correspondent. I have been regularly covering vast area of northern parts of West Bengal, Sikkim and parts of Nepal and Bhutan.

articles by Pramod Giri (383 results)
May 24, 2019 00:00
Meanwhile in Sikkim, Indra Hang Subba of the SKM won the lone Lok Sabha seat, by a margin of over 11,000 votes. read more
May 22, 2019 19:26
Chamling, 69, the president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), has been ruling Sikkim uninterrupted since 1994. read more
May 18, 2019 18:52
Polling for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency ended on April 18, but a by-poll for the assembly constituency (by the same name) will be held on May 19. read more
May 13, 2019 10:14
Officials had said on Saturday that 300 yaks died at around 15,000 ft in Mukuthang after families, which looked after them, came down to lower altitudes to save themselves from the cold, leaving the flocks behind. read more
May 12, 2019 01:26
The district collector said about 10 to 15 yaks die every year but admitted that this year’s death toll is higher than ever before. read more
Apr 16, 2019 12:15
The 19-year-old student at King’s College in London has come with the mission to repeat history and also cast his first vote. read more
Apr 14, 2019 09:41
Citing the distance between Kolkata and north Bengal districts (about 600 km), the Jalpaiguri Bar Association began demanding the circuit bench 56 years ago, in 1963. read more
Apr 13, 2019 12:00
The police cited lack of space as the reason for denying permission. “We can’t give the permission for the helicopter to land at the Siliguri Police commissionerate ground since a lot of vehicles are parked there,” said BL Meena, Siliguri Police com... read more
Apr 11, 2019 16:38
Amit Shah alleged that while India, under Narendra Modi’s leadership, has been able to teach a lesson to Pakistan, Mamata Banerjee and her ilk are sacrificing the security of the nation for vote bank politics. read more
Apr 11, 2019 16:38
Amit Shah alleged that while India, under Narendra Modi’s leadership, has been able to teach a lesson to Pakistan, Mamata Banerjee and her ilk are sacrificing the security of the nation for vote bank politics. read more
Apr 10, 2019 19:51
Incidentally, in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress won 9.69% votes and four seats in Bengal. However, it is facing a tough contest from the TMC and BJP to retain its tally in the state. read more
Apr 08, 2019 20:26
The Nepalese community in the north Bengal hills has been demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland but the BJP manifesto did not mention it. read more
Apr 05, 2019 17:15
The BJP’s West Bengal unit has accused the Trinamool of dismantling a structure it erected at a ground in Cooch Behar where the Prime Minister is scheduled to address an election rally on Sunday. read more
Apr 04, 2019 17:15
A large number of people gathered at the Bagdogra airport near Siliguri in north Bengal where Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung and his associates are supposed to land on Thursday after spending about a year and a half in hiding. read more
Apr 03, 2019 14:24
Assembly elections will be held in Bengal in 2021 and BJP leaders have been saying in public rallies that the 2019 Lok Sabha polls will mark the beginning of the end for Trinamool Congress rule. read more