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West Bengal: BJP demands CM Mamata Banerjee's resignation over attack on MP George Baker

BJP MP Baker was allegedly thrashed and his car vandalised in West Bengal's Bardhaman's Kalna area on Saturday.

CORRECTION: GJM chief Bimal Gurung not arrested, earlier report false

CORRECTION: GJM chief Bimal Gurung not arrested, earlier report false

GJM chief Bimal Gurung has been leading the protests in Darjeeling for separate statehood. 

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.

Darjeeling unrest: Gorkhaland offers 12-hr window to schools to evacuate students, indefinite strike to continue

Darjeeling unrest: Gorkhaland offers 12-hr window to schools to evacuate students, indefinite strike to continue

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which called for an indeifinite strike demanding for a separate statehood for the Gorkhas, on Wednesday offered a 12-hour window on June 23 in Darjeeling hills to evacuate students safely to Siliguri and Rongpo.

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.

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".

Rajnath Singh appeals GJM to resolve issues through dialogue as Darjeeling protests continue

Rajnath Singh appeals GJM to resolve issues through dialogue as Darjeeling protests continue

Amid Darjeeling remaining on the boil over a separate statehood agitation, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protesters not to resort to violence and, instead hold dialogue with the government to resolve the issue.

Darjeeling lockdown: 3 protesters dead, 36 policemen injured; CM suspects conspiracy behind unrest

Today is the seventh day of Darjeeling shut down as GJM continue with protest. The violence which followed the protest claimed the lives of 3 protesters and 36 policemen got injured. While, CM Mata Banerjee pronounces the unrest as an evil plot.

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.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM to hold protest with dead bodies of men killed in clashes, police say "rally not permitted"

Darjeeling unrest: GJM to hold protest with dead bodies of men killed in clashes, police say "rally not permitted"

Darjeeling is bracing for another shutdown as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership has decided to hold a protest rally with the bodies of two persons allegedly killed during clashes on Saturday.

Mamata Banerjee sees conspiracy in everything: Amit Shah

"It is true that we are in favour of small states. Once we decide something about it, we will announce it": Amit Shah

Rajnath Singh speaks to Mamata Banerjee over Darjeeling protest

Thirty-six policemen were injured on Saturday in clashes with the GJM supporters.

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.
 

Mamata Banerjee condemns GJM violence, says ready to talk in conducive atmosphere

Mamata Banerjee condemns GJM violence, says ready to talk in conducive atmosphere

"Development work will continue and there should be an end to this deep rooted conspiracy in the hills. In this matter, the central and state government must come together," she said.
 

Mamata Banerjee tears into GJM, says ''bandh is illegal''

The angry protestors left one policeman injured and torched a police vehicle as Darjeeling continued to boil under indefinite strike for the sixth day in a row now.

Rajnath Singh reviews security in Darjeeling, more troops sent; situation remains tense

Rajnath Singh reviews security in Darjeeling, more troops sent; situation remains tense

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in West Bengal`s Darjeeling by sending more troops to help restore normalcy as the state government has not yet submitted its report on the situation.

GJM MLAs meet West Bengal Governor; unrest, violence continue in hills

Amid continuing unrest, sporadic violence and demonstrations in the north Bengal hills, a delegation of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha lawmakers on Friday met West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi to inform him about the situation in the region.

Mamata Banerjee against Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory

Mamata Banerjee against Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory

According to the new mandate, all existing bank account holders will have to submit Aadhaar card numbers to banks by December 31 this year, failing which the accounts will become invalid.

Prepare for final battle for Gorkhaland, Bimal Gurung tells people

Prepare for final battle for Gorkhaland, Bimal Gurung tells people

GJM general secretary Roshan Giri said, "Time for autonomy, GTA, DGHC is over. Now the fight will not stop until and unless our demand for Gorkhaland is fulfilled."