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Feb 07, 2018
Sikkim fomenting unrest in Darjeeling for its benefit, claims Mamata Banerjee; vows to arrange 'industrial meet' in HillsIn what could reopen old wounds over the political situation in the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Sikkim of trying to foment trouble in the region.
Feb 06, 2018
Mamata Banerjee sidesteps demand for separate Gorkhaland, hints at revised arrangement for regionObliquely rejecting, yet again, the demand for a separate 'Gorkhaland', West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hinted on Tuesday of the possibility of a new administrative arrangement for the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong.
Jan 16, 2018
Bimal Gurung's 'olive branch' fails to cut ice with Mamata Banerjee govt; deadlock likely to continueThe West Bengal government's response to an olive branch extended by GJM leader Bimal Gurung has been somewhat laconic and dismissive.
Jan 11, 2018
Bimal Gurung ready for dialogue with West Bengal govt, says Gorkhaland demand within ambit of ConstitutionGorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung on Thursday expressed his willingness to hold dialogue with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to defuse the crisis in Darjeeling and asserted that his fight was for Gorkha identity.
Jan 09, 2018
Mamata Banerjee skips Darjeeling hills visit twice in fortnight; for her, discretion is better part of valourMamata Banerjee chose not to visit the hills of Darjeeling, Kalimpong for the second time after skipping a tourism festival within the past fortnight.
Dec 28, 2017
Mamata Banerjee skips tourism festival in Darjeeling; is 'normalcy' in the hills a mere eyewash?While the proposed industry meet has been deferred to February 2018 the question driving political discourse in the hills now is what might have prompted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s decision not to turn up for the start of the tourism festival.
Dec 12, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Amid Mamata Banerjee and Bimal Gurung's political battle, Darjeeling gears up for tourism, business festivalThe wintry air is crisp in the Hills of West Bengal’s Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts but the haze of uncertainty is yet to clear from the political landscape. And it is in such surroundings that the local ruling dispensation, prodded on by the West Bengal government that has set it up, is taking recourse to staging a tourism festival as well as a first-time business meet there, both of which will not only be showcasing the region’s potentials as a destination for holiday-makers and investors alike but also, perhaps more critically, its claims of success in restoring normality after months of political turmoil sparked by a 104-day-long lock down to press for a separate “Gorkhaland” state.
Dec 08, 2017
Withdraw fake cases against GJM chief Bimal Gurung, West Bengal BJP leaders urge Rajnath Singh to press state govtBJP leaders met Rajnath Singh to apprise him of the situation in Darjeeling and appealed him to urge state govt to withdraw fake cases against Bimal Gurung
Dec 05, 2017
West Bengal govt trying to end Gorkhaland movement, GJM leader Bimal Gurung tells SCGorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung on Tuesday alleged in the Supreme Court that the West Bengal government was trying to "effectively end" the movement for a separate Gorkhaland by implicating its members in false cases.
Nov 30, 2017
'Have evidence of Bimal Gurung's involvement in Darjeeling violence', West Bengal govt tells SCWest Bengal government told that it has intelligence inputs including intercepts to back its charge of involvement of Bimal Gurung in the violence in Darjeeling