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Feb 04, 2018
India has to confront China if necessary, says former army chief Shankar Roy ChowdhuryIndia not only has to compete with and contain China, but also confront its neighbour if necessary, former Indian Army chief Shankar Roy Chowdhury said on Sunday.
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.
Dec 15, 2017
Darjeeling toy train resumes operations after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland protestsThe Darjeeling Himalayan Railway resumed its full operations on Friday after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland agitation
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.
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
Nov 11, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Association of Gorkhas calls for national-level movement to achieve separate stateAssociation of Gorkhas on said a national-level movement needed to be organised to achieve the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland
Nov 01, 2017
Darjeeling administration seals GJM central office in Singhmari, police say party encroached on govt propertyThe police on Tuesday sealed the head office of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha at Singhmari, a stronghold of GJM supremo Bimal Gurung, a senior official said.
Oct 27, 2017
Supreme Court allows Centre to pull troops from Darjeeling, Kalimpong for election duties in Gujarat, Himachal PradeshThe Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Centre to withdraw seven of the 15 companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for being used for election duties in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.
Oct 26, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: West Bengal CID arrests GJM Delhi chief for rioting, creating enmity between two groupsWest Bengal CID have arrested Gorkha Janamukti Morcha's Delhi unit president Manoj Shankar from the national capital for rioting during Gorkhaland agitation
Oct 25, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: SC to hear Centre's plea on withdrawal of forces from Darjeeling, Kalimpong on 27 OctoberThe Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging the Calcutta High Court order on withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal.