Red panda a poll mascot in Darjeeling hills

The cuddly red panda is the official mascot of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in the Darjeeling parliamentary constituency.

No division of Darjeeling Hills: Mamata Banerjee

Asserting that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal will not allow any division of Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it is bringing in development in the hills with special packages.

TMC livid with GJM pamphlet, threatens to take up with EC

The Trinamool Congress Wednesday slammed the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) of spreading wrongful information to sully the party`s image ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Darjeeling Hills.

All eyes on Darjeeling hills as TMC-GJM battle for ascendancy

Neither Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee nor Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung will contest the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, but it will be a battle royale between the two in the hills torn by the statehood demand.

Telangana Bill has shown path, will take Gorkhaland stir to Delhi: GJM

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Thursday said it would take the agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling hills to Delhi.

Negotiations can bring peace in Darjeeling Hills: Biman Bose

CPI(M) state secretary and Left Front chairman Biman Bose appealed to all political parties to come together to bring back peace to the Darjeeling Hills.

GJM questions Trinamool`s maiden rally in Darjeeling hills

As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for a five-day visit to north Bengal and to also participate in the first Trinamool Congress rally in Darjeeling, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Tuesday questioned her party`s intentions behind organising the programme.

More children go missing in Darjeeling every year: Report

An increasing number of children are going missing from the popular tourist destination, Darjeeling hills.

GJM to go for `intense` statehood agitation from Oct 20

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading an agitation for a separate state in the Darjeeling hills, on Tuesday said it would go in for an `intense` agitation from October 20, asking people to be ready for it.

Govt employees union in Darjeeling Hills form coordination committee

The different state government employees union in the Darjeeling hills decided to form a coordination committee to put up a united face.

Bandh relaxed for two days in Darjeeling hills

The indefinite bandh in three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling was lifted for two days beginning Monday with the Gorkha Joint Action Committee slated to review its future course of action.

Ration shops licences will be cancelled if not opened: Deb

North Bengal Development minister Gautam Deb on Saturday said if the owners of the ration shops in Darjeeling hills don`t open their shops within next 72-hours, then their licences will be cancelled.

GJM calls for fresh shutdown in Darjeeling

The GJM spearheading a stir for a separate Gorkhaland on Thursday announced a fresh 48-hour shutdown over the weekend in Darjeeling.

GJM pins hope on Guv,accused WB govt of going on arrests spree

GJM, agitating for a separate Gorkhaland state pinned hope on West Bengal Governor while accusing the state government of going on an `arrests spree`.

Heavy rains forces GJM to halt Gorkhaland agitation

With the Darjeeling Hills lashed by heavy rains, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led GJAC on Tuesday deferred its ongoing agitation by two days.

Janata curfew in Darjeeling, high court expresses displeasure

`Janata curfew` called by GJM in Darjeeling hills was being held on Wednesday prior to relaxation of indefinite bandh for four days from Thursday.

GJM`s shutdown fallout: Darjeeling Buddhist monks facing food crisis

Around 12,000 Buddhist monks and students living in pagodas and monasteries of northern West Bengal`s Darjeeling hills face an impending food crisis.

All-party meeting in Darjeeling hills, 16 more arrested

An all-party meeting called by the GJM is being held in the Darjeeling hills, with the TMC, CPI(M), Congress and GNLF staying away, as the indefinite bandh entered the 10th day on Monday, paralysing normal life.

GJM stir in Darjeeling continues, 14 more arrested

Fourteen more GJM supporters were arrested as the indefinite bandh called by GJM to demand a separate state entered the tenth day in Darjeeling Hills.

Bengal governor blames Telangana issue for Darjeeling unrest

West Bengal Governor blamed the decision to create a separate Telangana for the current unrest in Darjeeling Hills.