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Intellectuals write to PM Narendra Modi opposing Gorkhaland demand

Intellectuals from diverse fields in West Bengal have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking restoration of normalcy in Darjeeling.

West Bengal govt's absentee employees in Darjeeling hills to face pay cut

The West Bengal government employees in Darjeeling hills, who failed to attend to their regular duties owing to the indefinite shutdown by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), will face pay cut.

Indefinite bandh in Darjeeling Hills to continue, announces GJM after all-party meeting

Indefinite bandh in Darjeeling Hills to continue, announces GJM after all-party meeting

The indefinite bandh in the Darjeeling hills, which entered its sixth day, will continue until security forces are withdrawn, a GJM-sponsored all-party meeting decided on Tuesday.

Bengal writes to Centre for more forces for Darjeeling

The Centre had held back sending additional paramilitary personnel meant for Darjeeling yesterday till the receipt of the West Bengal government's report on the situation there.
 

ABSU blames Bengal and central govts for Darjeeling crisis

"The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing but an unwarranted outcome of the autocratic rule of the Bengal government as well as the Centre's utter negligence to the problem," ABSU president Pramod Boro told reporters here.

Darjeeling remains tense, GJM supporters set ablaze govt buildings, health centres; Army deployed at multiple locations

Darjeeling remains tense, GJM supporters set ablaze govt buildings, health centres; Army deployed at multiple locations

The northern West Bengal hills remained tense on Friday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters indulged in widespread arson to protest a police raid on party chief Bimal Gurung's house that was carried a day before.

Amid shutdown across Darjeeling Hills, GJM chief Bimal Gurung's residence raided, weapons recovered

Amid shutdown across Darjeeling Hills, GJM chief Bimal Gurung's residence raided, weapons recovered

Amid an ongoing shutdown across the Darjeeling Hills over separate Gorkhaland statehood issue, the West Bengal police on Thursday raided the residence of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung in the Patlebas area.

Heavy rain in Darjeeling hills damages National Highway 10, delinks Sikkim and Bengal

Heavy rain in the Darjeeling hills caused landslides, damaging a stretch of the National Highway-10 connecting West Bengal with Sikkim, an official said on Thursday.

Mamata promises to set up more development boards in Darjeeling hills

With an eye on the coming Panchayat and municipal polls in Darjeeling district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday promised to set up more development boards representing specific communities in the northern Bengal hills.

Two killed in landslide in Darjeeling Hills

The locality Bhotabhir in Darjeeling is close to Sikkim border.