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Dilip Ghosh claims BJP not in favour of separate 'Gorkhaland', says party wants permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills
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Dilip Ghosh claims BJP not in favour of separate 'Gorkhaland', says party wants permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said his party is not in favour of a Gorkhaland state and wants a permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills.

After Centre’s decision to bifurcate J&K, Darjeeling demands same; BJP promised 'permanent political solution', says GJM leader Roshan Giri
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After Centre’s decision to bifurcate J&K, Darjeeling demands same; BJP promised 'permanent political solution', says GJM leader Roshan Giri

After Centre decided to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir, major hill parties in Darjeeling want it should also be a separate Union territory with a legislature. BJP MP from Darjeeling, Raju Bista, said he was hopeful that the saffron party's promise.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mamata Banerjee's divisive politics face acid test in Gorkha-dominated Darjeeling
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mamata Banerjee's divisive politics face acid test in Gorkha-dominated Darjeeling

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's abrasive form of politics may see her get her comeuppance, when Darjeeling votes in the second phase of the seven-phase parliamentary election on Thursday

Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India
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Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India

The imagined trauma of a school teacher suffering in a Special Operations Group camp may have stirred civil society once again, yet Rizwan Pandit's is neither the first custodial death in India, nor is it a sudden jolt in a system we believed was very different.

Year in review: Darjeeling in 2017 simmered with violence over demand for separate Gorkhaland
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Year in review: Darjeeling in 2017 simmered with violence over demand for separate Gorkhaland

Through much of 2017, the picturesque Darjeeling Hills – once a dreamy tourist gateway – simmered with violence over the revived demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Gorkhaland agitation: West Bengal CID arrests GJM Delhi chief for rioting, creating enmity between two groups
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Gorkhaland agitation: West Bengal CID arrests GJM Delhi chief for rioting, creating enmity between two groups

West Bengal CID have arrested Gorkha Janamukti Morcha's Delhi unit president Manoj Shankar from the national capital for rioting during Gorkhaland agitation

Darjeeling unrest: GJM will formulate alternative strategies for Gorkhaland demand, says Binay Tamang
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Darjeeling unrest: GJM will formulate alternative strategies for Gorkhaland demand, says Binay Tamang

Ousted Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang on Thursday asserted that the fight for Gorkhaland state would continue but appealed for withdrawal.

Darjeeling unrest: Bomb-making materials seized from Bimal Gurung's stronghold; clashes break out
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Darjeeling unrest: Bomb-making materials seized from Bimal Gurung's stronghold; clashes break out

Police personnel and Gorkhaland activists were injured after clashed broke out between them in the Chowkbazar area in Darjeeling on Friday, the 86th day of the indefinite shutdown

Darjeeling unrest: SS Ahluwalia pitches for negotiated settlement on Gorkhaland impasse
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Darjeeling unrest: SS Ahluwalia pitches for negotiated settlement on Gorkhaland impasse

Union Minister SS Ahluwalia pitched for a negotiated settlement involving bi-partite or tri-partite talks to resolve the impasse in Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee welcomes GJM leader Binay Tamang's decision to suspend indefinite strike in Darjeeling
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Mamata Banerjee welcomes GJM leader Binay Tamang's decision to suspend indefinite strike in Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee welcomed GJM leader Binay Tamang's announcement to suspend the indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills till the next round of talks with the state government

Gorkhaland demand: Cracks in unity among GMCC parties over GJM's 'big brother' attitude
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Gorkhaland demand: Cracks in unity among GMCC parties over GJM's 'big brother' attitude

As the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hits the two-month mark, cracks have appeared in the united front fighting for a separate state with the parties appearing divided and even clueless on the way forward

Gorkhaland unrest: Demand for separate state escalates as GJM gives 10-day deadline to Centre, issue raised in Rajya Sabha
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Gorkhaland unrest: Demand for separate state escalates as GJM gives 10-day deadline to Centre, issue raised in Rajya Sabha

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has given the Centre a 10-day deadline to address the Gorkhaland issue, failing which it threatened to aggravate the protests in Darjeeling

Parliament discusses Gorkhaland unrest: Call GJM agitators for talks, says NCP MP
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Parliament discusses Gorkhaland unrest: Call GJM agitators for talks, says NCP MP

The issue of ongoing unrest in Darjeeling on Monday figured in the Rajya Sabha with a NCP member asking the government to call the agitators for talks to restore normalcy in the picturesque hill station and the affected region.

Gorkhaland agitation: GJM, other parties take out rallies, criticise Centre in Darjeeling on 42nd day
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Gorkhaland agitation: GJM, other parties take out rallies, criticise Centre in Darjeeling on 42nd day

The GJM activists and those of other parties took out processions in its various parts, flaying the Centre for ignoring people's aspirations for a separate state on the 42nd day of indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.

Gorkhaland agitation, Day 41: Ban on internet services extended till 4 August
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Gorkhaland agitation, Day 41: Ban on internet services extended till 4 August

The ban on internet services in the Darjeeling Hills, facing indefinite shutdown for the last 41 days, was extended on Tuesday till 4 August.

Gorkhaland agitation Day 35: Police vehicle, Kurseong community hall torched
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Gorkhaland agitation Day 35: Police vehicle, Kurseong community hall torched

After a pro-Gorkhaland rally on Wednesday, a police vehicle was vandalised and torched in Darjeeling's Judge Bazar area on Wednesday afternoon.

Gorkhaland agitation rages on as bandh enters 34th day; one pro-GJM protester killed in 'police firing'
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Gorkhaland agitation rages on as bandh enters 34th day; one pro-GJM protester killed in 'police firing'

As the indefinite shutdown called by GJM entered the 34th day on Tuesday, incidents of violence continued to be reported from the Darjeeling hills.

West Bengal govt hopes tourists are back to Darjeeling by September
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West Bengal govt hopes tourists are back to Darjeeling by September

A month after a fresh spurt in violence forced tourists to scurry out of Darjeeling, the West Bengal government on Friday hoped that tourists would by back by the festive season in September.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Bimal Gurung says indefinite shutdown will continue
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Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Bimal Gurung says indefinite shutdown will continue

Terming the ongoing stir in the Darjeeling hills GJM supremo Bimal Gurung vowed to continue with the indefinite shutdown.

Gorkhaland unrest: Darjeeling boarding schools extend vacation for indefinite period
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Gorkhaland unrest: Darjeeling boarding schools extend vacation for indefinite period

The boarding schools of Darjeeling, which were scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, have extended their vacation due to the indefinite shutdown in the Hills.