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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.
Dec 05, 2017
Indian Railways' conservation push: Dedicated management units to revive brand of colonial-era heritage trainsThe whistle of the vintage steam trains will ring even more melodiously across the winding paths amidst the greenery of the Kalka-Shimla and the Nilgiri routes in the months to come.
Nov 30, 2017
Mamata Banerjee trying to break GJM and finish Gorkhaland movement, Bimal Gurung tells SCBimal Gurung on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood
Nov 28, 2017
Madan Tamang murder trial: CBI seeks further investigation into GJM leader Bimal Gurung's roleCBI told the Supreme Court that they were vetting the files in order to challenge the lower court's order discharging GJM leader Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case
Nov 27, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from Darjeeling for deployment in poll-bound GujaratSC permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of CAPF from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal.
Nov 24, 2017
Bimal Gurung claims persecution by West Bengal govt, seeks CBI probe into killings of Gorkhaland activistsGurung's counsel alleged that Mamata Banerjee was opposed to him and sought a CBI probe in the killings of several Gorkhaland activists during the recent agitation for a separate state
Nov 22, 2017
Bimal Gurung welcomes SC order restraining police to take coercive action against GJM chief for 15 daysSuspended GJM chief Bimal Gurung on Tuesday thanked the Supreme Court for restraining West Bengal Police from taking any "coercive action" against him for the next 15 days
Nov 21, 2017
Mamata Banerjee to hold 'fruitful' all-party meet on Gorkhaland crisis in Darjeeling todayWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached north Bengal on Monday where she is scheduled to hold an all-party meeting on 21 November to discuss the situation in Darjeeling hills