Arson mark shutdown in Bengal`s Terai, Dooars

Violent clashes and arson marked the indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal`s Terai and Dooars regions.

Don’t include Dooars, Terai in GTA: Tribal leaders

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.

AVP opposes GJM`s demand for inclusion of Dooars

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.

GJM activists` march foiled, tribal group calls off bandh

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.

Two injured in police firing in Dooars

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.

GJM unwilling to compromise on Siliguri, Dooars

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.