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Bimal Gurung hopes new Modi govt will look into Gorkhaland demand

In Darjeeling by-election, Neeraj Tamang Zimba of BJP defeated GJM leader Binoy Tamang, who fought as an independent candidate with TMC support.

May 24, 2019, 18:25 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

West Bengal govt trying to end Gorkhaland movement: Bimal Gurung to SC

Gurung's counsel claimed before a bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan that the state was proceeding in a "biased manner" against GJM members.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:15 PM 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

Mamata Banerjee leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

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

MHA orders withdrawal of 1000 paramilitary personnel from Darjeeling

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

GJM delegation to Delhi to meet Rajnath Singh: Bimal Gurung

In an audio message, Gurung said the central government should immediately begin tripartite talks on Gorkhaland.


Sep 07, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Ousted Gorkha leader Anit Thapa wants Darjeeling shutdown to end

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

12 days relaxation in bandh in Darjeeling hills from Friday: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's Binay Tamang

Since August 15, picketing has been withdrawn by the GJM from various parts of Darjeeling hills. 

Aug 31, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Darjeeling: Sharp differences among hill parties on continuing shutdown

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

Mamata Banerjee meets Darjeeling parties; requests to call off strike, says talks positive

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

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

Five-member GJM team to attend all-party meet, raise Gorkhaland demand

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

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

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

Ananth Kumar blames CM Mamata Banerjee for Darjeeling situation

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

TMC party office, hall set on fire by Gorkhaland supporters

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

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.

Jul 18, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Intellectuals write to PM Narendra Modi opposing Gorkhaland demand

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

Gorkhaland agitation: Rajnath Singh assures Sikkim CM of security of NH 10

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