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Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Pramod Giri

Pramod Giri


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 (428 results)
Jan 27, 2020 02:18
Officials said the camps have been set up as there could be some Nepalese nationals who may travel to India after having visited China recently. Darjeeling borders Nepal. Thousands of people crossover to Darjeeling from Nepal daily for trade, tourism,... read more
Jan 24, 2020 09:41
Exclusion of an estimated 1 lakh names belonging to the Gorkha community from the NRC in Assam had triggered panic in Darjeeling last year. read more
Jan 22, 2020 00:08
Only regions where tribal people are in majority are accorded special status under the Sixth Schedule. In the Darjeeling hills, the population of 8.75 lakh comprise only 32% scheduled tribes. read more
Dec 19, 2019 15:46
Seven people, including a civic police volunteer, were allegedly injured in the attack. read more
Dec 03, 2019 22:17
The accused was arrested after the child’s mother lodged a a complaint on Sunday read more
Nov 27, 2019 23:34
‘Permanent political solution’ for the Darjeeling hills was the BJP’s electoral promise to the people of the North Bengal hills where the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state has often turned violent. read more
Nov 21, 2019 01:34
The families alleged that the flats are too small and demanded individual houses where they can l keep cattle and livestock. read more
Nov 12, 2019 19:34
The gold includes 101 biscuits and nine bars. The two were produced before a local court on Tuesday. They were sent to jail custody of 14 days. read more
Nov 11, 2019 10:09
Many pro-Gorkhaland political parties, including the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal Gurung faction), Gorkha National Liberation Front, All India Gorkha League and Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxists were present. read more
Nov 07, 2019 00:33
The administration in Murshidabad’s Sagardighi is banking on the skill of the labourers who had worked in orchards in Kashmir and has sent a proposal to the state government, seeking permission to train these men. read more
Nov 02, 2019 22:33
Rajesh Santal (35) was loading stone boulders on a truck for a road project, when a wild herd emerged from the Diana forest. While other labourers managed to flee, Santal (35) died on the spot when an elephant smashed his head. read more
Oct 31, 2019 23:56
Rhino poaching in North Bengal forests, which are contiguous to Assam forests, is a big challenge as international rackets are active in the region. read more
Oct 30, 2019 00:16
One person was killed in Darjeeling district, three others were killed in the Maynaguri area of Jalpaiguri district, triggering an agitation by villagers who locked the office of a range of wildlife squad. read more
Oct 22, 2019 22:37
Raju Bista claimed Bengal’s ruling party Trinamool Congress (TMC ) was behind the attack while on his way to inaugurate a primary school. The TMC has denied any involvement. read more
Oct 10, 2019 15:32
The truck fell into the river in Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district early on Thursday morning about 615 km to the north of Kolkata. read more