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GJM chief Bimal Gurung discharged in Madan Tamang murder case

A city court on Thursday discharged GJM supremo Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case and directed that charges be framed against 47 other accused.

No evidence against Roshan Giri in Madan Tamang murder case: Counsel

Madan Tamang was attacked with sharp weapons when he was overseeing preparations for a public meeting at Clubside in the heart of Darjeeling town on May 21, 2010.

Mamata Banerjee briefs Rajnath Singh on Darjeeling situation, West Bengal flood

Mamata Banerjee briefs Rajnath Singh on Darjeeling situation, West Bengal flood

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing strike demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.

No proposal to form panel to look into Gorkhaland demand: Govt

The Darjeeling hills have been witnessing an indefinite strike called by the GJM, demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland, since June 12.

Madan Tamang murder: CBI seeks arrest warrant against GJM president Bimal Gurung

The CBI on Monday sought an arrest warrant against the GJM president Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and 20 others in connection with the Madan Tamang murder case.

Fresh violence in Darjeeling following Gorkhaland activist's death

The situation in Mirik continued to be tense following the death of a Gorkhaland activist allegedly in police firing.

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya blames Mamata Banerjee's mentality for Darjeeling situation

He also defended BJP leader Roopa Ganguly over her controversial statement on women safety, saying she was referring to the "poor" law and order situation in West Bengal.

All-party meet on agitation in Darjeeling hills today

As the indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills entered it 22nd day, all eyes are set on the all-party meeting convened by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in Kalimpong area on Thursday.

Darjeeling shutdown enters 20th day, situation remains tense

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is scheduled to take out rallies in various parts of the hills during the day in support of its demand for a separate Gorkhaland.

Opposition to skip Mamata government's all-party meeting in the hills

Terming the West Bengal government-sponsored all party meet on June 22 to discuss the volatile situation in the north Bengal hills as "delayed and pointless", the state opposition parties have decided to stay away from it.

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 continues in Darjeeling hills

Indefinite bandh continues in Darjeeling hills

The parties, which attended yesterday's meeting, also decided not to participate in the June 22 all-party meet called by the West Bengal government to discuss the prevailing situation in the hills.

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.

Normal life paralysed; GJM-sponsored all-party meet today

Normal life paralysed; GJM-sponsored all-party meet today

Effigies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were burnt as thousands of protesters marched on the streets of Darjeeling demanding a separate state.

Slain GJM men's families vow to carry on fight for Gorkhaland

Slain GJM men's families vow to carry on fight for Gorkhaland

Since June 8, Darjeeling has witnessed violent clashes between GJM activists and police over the demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland. 

Mamata Banerjee appeals for peace in Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee will address the Public Service Day of the UN on June 22 at The Hague in the Netherlands. 

Darjeeling situation: Mamata Banerjee asks concerned parties to attend all-party meeting

Mamata Banerjee accused the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha of hatching a "conspiracy to divide the state".

Darjeeling incident-free; security forces remain on high alert

Darjeeling incident-free; security forces remain on high alert

Security forces were on high alert and internet services remained suspended, though no incidents of violence were reported in Darjeeling hills till 9.30 am on Monday.

Arson in Kalimpong, GJM marches with bodies of two supporters

Arson in Kalimpong, GJM marches with bodies of two supporters

The police said that a library, two panchayat offices and a police vehicle were set on fire in Kalimpong in the afternoon as the indefinite shutdown call given by the GJM to press for a separate state had entered its fourth day.

GJM takes out rally with activist's dead body in Darjeeling, black flags, slogans raised

GJM takes out rally with activist's dead body in Darjeeling, black flags, slogans raised

As the indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha enters its seventh day in Darjeeling Hills on Sunday, protests over the demand for a separate state are set to intensify with GJM ruling out talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.