Tag Archives: Darjeeling

Making of Gorkhaland: BJP’s Dilemma

BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) promised to GJM (Gorkha Janmukti morcha) in 2013 to create a separate state of Gorkhaland and included the same in the BJP Manifesto. Therefore GJM promised to support BJP candidate, SS Ahluwalia, in the Lok Sabha … Continue reading

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Unity in Diversity

Yesterday at Chowrasta, Darjeeling after a visit to Mandir at Danda (डाँणा),… It is a complex of various temples. Danda (डाँणा), (ridge in English) has temple of local deity Mahakaal which is one of the names of Shivji. Beauty of … Continue reading

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Pote (Necklace with very Small Beads)

Nepalese women revere "Pote"  (necklace of very small beads of different colours). I found a shop selling these in Darjeeling; beautiful and lovely Potes.

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My Vacation in Darjeeling

Day 2 in Darjeeling. 16 May 2014 It was a day of expectations; it was a day of reckoning for India: for the results of outstretched general election was to be declared today. All channels were vying for the TRP … Continue reading

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My Vacation to Darjeeling

Old Memories…. Landed in Bagdogra airport at 01.35 PM (15 May 2014) from Delhi. The heart was already filled with the old memories of early seventies when I was posted in Sukna in the Corps HQs as a Field Security … Continue reading

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My Thoughts of the Day

The poll campaigning of these days is not as glamorous as it used to be few decades ago. EC has spoilt all the fun. But for good. No Military officer should contest political election against a brother officer of any … Continue reading

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My Thoughts

#OROP still a far dream for the Armed Force Peronnel who started it. #Bureaurats gave themselves as #NFU and now #HC/SC give OROP to #judges Not granting #OROP to #Armed #Forces shows bias mind set of bureaucracy #OROP SC says … Continue reading

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My Tweets

Good morning! सुप्रभात ! Have a great day folks! Arvind Kejriwal’s Jan Lokpal Bill may be doomed: Centre, whether or not Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal seeks approval of the Union home ministry Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung okays SIT probe into … Continue reading

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My Tweets

Good morning friends! सुप्रभात May you all have a very good day! Cheers for those who enjoy life. Life expectancy in India goes up by 5 years in a decade: 67.3 for male & 69.6 for female. Rahul Gandhi takes … Continue reading

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My Tweets

Devyani Khobragade indicted for visa fraud, granted diplomatic immunity – The Times of India Aam Aadmi fervour: Scores joining d party every day. Rush forced d party had to post its form online and ask people 2 email nominations. TOI … Continue reading

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