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SC directs GJM leaders Roshan Giri, Bimal Gurung to approach Calcutta HC in 4 days

The Supreme Court disposed of the petitions against two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders Roshan Giri and Bimal Gurung, seeking protection to participate in campaigning for the Lok Sabha election 2019 on Wednesday. The top court directed them to approach the Calcutta High Court for interim relief within four days. 

Apr 03, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Won't support BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: GJM chief Binay Tamang

The GJM has been running a campaign for the establishment of a separate state (Gorkhaland) outside of West Bengal.

Jan 05, 2019, 07:35 AM IST

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

Darjeeling: Four houses gutted in GJM chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood

The police said the fire broke out after midnight and was brought under control around 3 a.m. on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Bengal body summons GJM chief for 'repeated gross violation of child rights'

The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) has summoned Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung for "repeated gross violation of child rights", the statutory body`s chief said on Saturday.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

GJM ends Darjeeling strike after Rajnath invites for talks

Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba has been directed to hold an official level meeting within a fortnight to discuss all related issues. 

Sep 26, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Second all-party meeting on Darjeeling issue on Tuesday

West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb on Monday said: "We are hopeful of resolving the deadlock. People of Darjeeling do not want strike."

Sep 11, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

GJM chief Bimal Gurung smells conspiracy ahead of talks with govt

The GJM chief reiterated that he would not compromise on the demand for Gorkhaland.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Darjeeling stalemate: GJM writes to West Bengal govt, to attend August 29 meeting

The GJM has expressed its willingness to attend the August 29 talks to resolve the Darjeeling stalemate.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Bomb blast in Darjeeling, no injuries

A bomb ripped through the heart of West Bengal`s hill town of Darjeeling damaging a few shops early on Sunday, police said.

Aug 19, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

GJM will never compromise on Gorkhaland demand: Bimal Gurung

The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entered its 62nd day on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Violence hits Darjeeling streets again as police and GJM clash

A rally by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha took a violent turn as they clashed with the police. The police also retaliated with tear gas. Watch to know more.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

Widespread violence in Darjeeling, army deployed

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

Mamata Banerjee urges for peace in Darjeeling hills, says ready for talks

The chief minister claimed that certain decisions of the Centre such as demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were nothing but "big corruptions".

Jul 08, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Open to talks to restore normalcy in Darjeeling: West Bengal government

State Home Secretary Malay De, who chaired an all-party meeting here on the prevailing situation in the scenic hills, said the doors of the government "are open for talks to restore normalcy in there".

Jun 22, 2017, 17:37 PM IST