Darjeeling hills

Expelled GJM leader Binay Tamang requests for Centre's intervention in Darjeeling hills

Expelled Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM) leader Binay Tamang on Sunday requested for Centre`s intervention in Darjeeling hills during his meeting with West Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi at Raj Bhawan, Kolkata.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

West Bengal Tourism Minister takes out peace rally in Darjeeling 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.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Darjeeling hills tense, lookout notice against three GJM leaders

Darjeeling hills tense, lookout notice against three GJM leaders

The CID West Bengal on Friday issued look out notices against three GJM leaders.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
12 days relaxation in bandh in Darjeeling hills from Friday: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's Binay Tamang

12 days relaxation in bandh in Darjeeling hills from Friday: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's Binay Tamang

Since August 15, picketing has been withdrawn by the GJM from various parts of Darjeeling hills. 

Aug 31, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

GJM chief Bimal Gurung smells conspiracy ahead of talks with govt

The GJM chief reiterated that he would not compromise on the demand for Gorkhaland.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

GJM chief booked under UAPA, high alert sounded in Darjeeling hills

A hand grenade was hurled at the Kalimpong police station at around 11 pm yesterday, killing a civic volunteer and injuring two others.

Aug 21, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

GJM will never compromise on Gorkhaland demand: Bimal Gurung

The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entered its 62nd day on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Last date of CISCE student registration to be extended

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations has decided to extend the last date of registration of students for class 9 and 11 in schools situated in the Darjeeling Hills in view of the prolonged shutdown there.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
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.

Jun 20, 2017, 21:45 PM IST

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.
 

Jun 17, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
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.

Jun 16, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
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.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2016, 21:04 PM IST