Around 58,000 people have been affected in 150 villages due to inundation of flood waters in three districts of West Bengal, prompting authorities to issue a red alert in Jalpaiguri.Jul 25, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Renewing the demand for inclusion of areas in Dooars and Terai in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has formed a four-member committee, entrusting it with the task of preparing a report on the issue.Feb 10, 2015, 14:55 PM IST
Violent clashes and arson marked the indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal`s Terai and Dooars regions.Apr 23, 2012, 23:41 PM IST
Adivasi leaders of Dooars and Terai met CM Mamata Banerjee and said they would not allow any area from the two tribal regions to be included in GTA.Oct 12, 2011, 15:37 PM IST
The AVP was opposed to the inclusion of the Dooars and the Terai in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in Darjeeling and would submit a memorandum to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressing its opposition.Oct 10, 2011, 11:57 AM IST
The GJM`s bid to take
out a march to Sipchu in this district in protest against the
February 8 firing on its activists was foiled by police on Thursday
following which a tribal group that began an indefinite bandh
in Dooars area to oppose Gorkhaland withdrew its strike.
Securitymen opened fire to stop supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha from taking
out a march in the district in violation of prohibitory orders, leaving three persons, including a policeman injured.
The GJM has made it clear that it
was unwilling to compromise on the demand for inclusion of
Siliguri and Dooars in the interim setup proposed for the
administration of Darjeeling hills.