Gorkhaland protest

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Mamata blames Central Government

    Darjeeling unrest: Mamata blames Central Government

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today held the Centre responsible for the Darjeeling unrest and said the state government would not tolerate any rumour-mongering that might endanger peace. Speaking at an administrative meeting held here this afternoon, she requested......

    October 11, 2017
  • Centre must ensure security of Gurung for talks: GJM

    Centre must ensure security of Gurung for talks: GJM

    The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has urged the Centre to ensure the safety of party supremo Bimal Gurung and other top leaders to enable them to take part in a tripartite meeting proposed by the government. Gurung and several other......

    October 1, 2017
  • People enjoy bandh-free Darjeeling

    People enjoy bandh-free Darjeeling

    The streets here are bustling with activity a day after normal life returned to the hills following the suspension of a strike that carried for 104 days. Several tea gardens started functioning from early morning as workers began cleaning the......

    September 28, 2017
  • Darjeeling on the boil again, car torched

    Darjeeling on the boil again, car torched

    Incidents of fresh violence rocked West Bengal's Darjeeling hills on Sunday as a vehicle on way to Lebong area in the district was set ablaze allegedly by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, police said. "A vehicle moving from Darjeeling to......

    September 24, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: Explosives seized, police claim GJM hand

    Darjeeling unrest: Explosives seized, police claim GJM hand

    A lot of explosives, IED-making equipment and ammunition were seized from West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Friday and police claimed to have found links of numerous Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists in the case. The seizure happened during a raid......

    September 8, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: GJM activists clash with police

    Darjeeling unrest: GJM activists clash with police

    A clash broke out between Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists and police during a pro shutdown rally in West Bengal's Darjeeling on Friday morning, leading police to baton charge and lobbing tear gas at the agitators to disperse them, an......

    September 8, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: Shops reopen in different areas

    Darjeeling unrest: Shops reopen in different areas

    After nearly three months of the shutdown, a large number of shops today reopened in the Darjeeling hills, braving threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). The development comes two days after shops and markets opened in Mirik......

    September 7, 2017
  • Explosion heard in Darjeeling's Mirik, no explosives found

    Explosion heard in Darjeeling's Mirik, no explosives found

    A powerful explosion reportedly rocked Darjeeling district's Mirik subdivision, but no evidence of explosives was found in the area, police said on Thursday. "We heard a sound of a massive explosion near a market area in Mirik at around 7......

    September 7, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: Bengal Minister takes out peace rally in hills

    Darjeeling unrest: Bengal Minister takes out peace rally in hills

    With an objective to bring normalcy back in Darjeeling, West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb took out a peace rally at Garidhura area, near Kurseong, on Wednesday. "We are getting a good response from the people of Darjeeling as they......

    September 6, 2017