Gorkhaland protests: SC restrains Mamata govt to arrest former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung
The Supreme Court restrained Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government to arrest suspended Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung in connection with Gorkhaland protests case.Nov 21, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for North Bengal to discuss the current situation in Darjeeling hills with all political parties there tomorrow.Nov 21, 2017, 00:31 AM IST
The home ministry has ordered withdrawal of as many as 1,000 paramilitary personnel, including 300 women, deployed in Darjeeling to maintain law and order during the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state.Oct 15, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
In an audio message, Gurung said the central government should immediately begin tripartite talks on Gorkhaland.
Sep 07, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Days after his expulsion from the GJM for alleged involvement in "anti-party activities", ousted Gorkha leader Anit Thapa on Tuesday led a silent rally in Kurseong township near here demanding peace.Sep 05, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Since August 15, picketing has been withdrawn by the GJM from various parts of Darjeeling hills.Aug 31, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday held talks with political parties of the Darjeeling hills at the state secretariat in Kolkata and requested them to withdraw the indefinite shutdown.Aug 30, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday held talks with political parties of Darjeeling hills and requested them to withdraw the indefinite bandh, which entered the 76th day.Aug 29, 2017, 19:50 PM IST
The GJM chief reiterated that he would not compromise on the demand for Gorkhaland.Aug 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
We hope for a positive outcome of the meeting. The central government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) both are prepared to help," BJP state President Dilip Ghosh said.
Aug 26, 2017, 21:42 PM IST
The GJM has expressed its willingness to attend the August 29 talks to resolve the Darjeeling stalemate.Aug 24, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entered its 62nd day on Tuesday.Aug 15, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
The north Bengal hill town has been witnessing an indefinite agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland for over a month.Jul 21, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
A century-old community hall and a TMC party office in the Darjeeling hills were set ablaze by pro-Gorkhaland supporters, police said today as the indefinite shutdown for a separate state entered its 35th day.Jul 19, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
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.Jul 18, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
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
Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the Sikkim government that the Centre will ensure the security of national highway 10.Jul 09, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Home Ministry sources in Delhi said that West Bengal sent back four companies of the Border Security Force (BSF) and four companies of additional paramilitary forces.Jul 09, 2017, 00:37 AM IST
The Sikkim government too asked West Bengal government to provide security to all state-registered vehicles and people from the state in Siliguri.
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.Jul 04, 2017, 12:00 PM IST