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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.
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.
Oct 18, 2017
Gorkhaland protests: Centre's decision to pull troops from Darjeeling was a betrayal of people of Bengal, it must make amendsThe recent months have seen strong civic unrest, which have often turned violent. This caused the death of several Gorkhaland agitators, both unarmed and armed. Concomitantly, attacks have been carried out on Government of West Bengal offices, police stations and installations as well as the office of the Trinamool Congress.
Oct 17, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Calcutta High Court stays Centre's decision to pull out troops from DarjeelingThe Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed the Centre's decision to pull out CRPF troops from Darjeeling until 27 October, the date of the next hearing.
Oct 16, 2017
Darjeeling crisis: Binay Tamang says Gorkhaland movement should be launched in 'democratic manner'Deploring violence in the agitation for a separate state in the Darjeeling hills, Gorkha leader Binay Tamang on Monday said the people would launch a movement for Gorkhaland in a "democratic manner"