Darjeeling Unrest News
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee visited the Darjeeling hills on Tuesday after a gap of seven months and assured the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) of all cooperation for the welfare of the people.
Gorkhaland agitation: Bimal Gurung loyalist Bibat Subba arrested in Kalimpong for arson, cases of rioting
A loyalist of GJM chief Bimal Gurung has been arrested in Kalimpong district of northern Bengal hills
Gorkhaland protests: Centre's decision to pull troops from Darjeeling was a betrayal of people of Bengal, it must make amends
The 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.
Gorkhaland agitation: Calcutta High Court stays Centre's decision to pull out troops from Darjeeling
The 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.
Last rites of West Bengal cop killed in Darjeeling by suspected GJM supporters performed with full state honours
The last rites of sub-inspector Amitabha Malik, who was killed when alleged supporters of GJM chief Bimal Gurung fired at a police team on Friday, was performed on Saturday.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday held the Centre responsible for the Darjeeling unrest and said the state government would not tolerate any rumour-mongering that might endanger peace.
A special team of the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) raided a resort in Sikkim's Namchi area following information about the presence of absconding GJM chief Bimal Gurung there but he managed to escape, a senior official said on Sunday.
Two persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the heckling of West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh
Gorkhaland agitation: Bengal's BJP chief Dilip Ghosh heckled in Darjeeling, cancels meeting with party workers
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was heckled on Thursday by a group of people which asked saffron leaders visiting Darjeeling
Gorkhaland agitation: GNLF protesters shows black flags to state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, ask him to leave Darjeeling
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday faced protests by Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supporters
fresh incidents of violence on Sunday rocked Darjeeling hills, where the ongoing shutdown by the GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland
Three GJM leaders from Gurugram near the national capital for their alleged involvement in violence and arson in the Darjeeling hills
Darjeeling unrest: GJM rejects administrative panel after Mamata appoints rebel leader Binay Tamang as its head
West Bengal government announced constitution of panel headed by a rebel GJM leader to oversee the administration of Darjeeling hills, in ferment over the demand for Gorkhaland
Darjeeling unrest: Fresh clashes in Kalimpong after Bimal Gurung's call to intensify pro-Gorkhaland agitation
Pro-shutdown GJM cadres attacked police at Kalimpong motor stand with bricks prompting police to baton charge and lob tear gas shells to control the situation.
Gorkhaland agitation: GJM chief Bimal Gurung withdraws Mamata Banerjee's appeal to withdraw shutdown
Bimal Gurung was on Tuesday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal to withdraw the indefinite shutdown
Gorkhaland Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the IED explosion which occurred near the gate of the PWD bungalow in Darjeeling's Mirik sub-division. GLA posters too surfaced for the first time in the hills since the indefinite shutdown was announced by GJM
Union Minister SS Ahluwalia pitched for a negotiated settlement involving bi-partite or tri-partite talks to resolve the impasse in Darjeeling
Darjeeling unrest: Bimal Gurung calls Binay Tamang 'traitor of Gorkhaland', removes from post, strike continues in hills
Posters were pasted in front of his house terming him a "traitor of Gorkhaland".
GJM central committee will be meeting here on Thursday to discuss the outcome of the 29 August talks with the West Bengal government
The three persons, who are active supporters of Gorkhaland movement, were arrested on Saturday night.