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On Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, Mamata takes dig at Modi and Shah, says Netaji's fight against Hindu Mahasabha still relevant today
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On Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, Mamata takes dig at Modi and Shah, says Netaji's fight against Hindu Mahasabha still relevant today

Mamata has led more than ten protest marches and addressed over seven rallies in various parts of the state since the issue snowballed into a major political firestorm last December

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.

Gorkhaland issue: Stakes high for BJP as political restructuring in Darjeeling hills puts onus on Centre to treat decades-old sore
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Gorkhaland issue: Stakes high for BJP as political restructuring in Darjeeling hills puts onus on Centre to treat decades-old sore

With the BJP having been given a clear mandate in the Darjeeling hills, the stakes for it in the region most certainly are now a notch higher, to say the least, considering that the party leads a government serving a second term at the Centre

Lok Sabha Election: From Amit Shah's NRC promise to Mamata's identity safeguard guarantee, BJP and TMC go all out to woo Gorkhas
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Lok Sabha Election: From Amit Shah's NRC promise to Mamata's identity safeguard guarantee, BJP and TMC go all out to woo Gorkhas

A sub-plot not to be missed to the electoral saga unfolding in Darjeeling will be the contest between the Banerjee-backed Binay Tamang-led faction in the GJM and its rival BJP- supported Bimal Gurung camp.

Lok Sabha Election: Mann Ghising forgets bitter past to upset Mamata Banerjee's Darjeeling plans, joins father's bete noire Bimal Tamang
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Lok Sabha Election: Mann Ghising forgets bitter past to upset Mamata Banerjee's Darjeeling plans, joins father's bete noire Bimal Tamang

Although this much was always expected, the sudden U-turn by Mann, the son of the founder-leader of the Gorkha National Liberation Front, Subhash Ghising, has surprised all.

Fear of arrest may have stalled Bimal Gurung's campaign, but Gorkhaland issue is back to reshape poll discourse in Darjeeling
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Fear of arrest may have stalled Bimal Gurung's campaign, but Gorkhaland issue is back to reshape poll discourse in Darjeeling

The outcome of the electoral contest for Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat will go a long way in determining the political future in the hills which has been framed by the Gorkhaland issue for more than three decades

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, uneasy calm over West Bengal hill districts as Mamata Banerjee, BJP up the ante
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Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, uneasy calm over West Bengal hill districts as Mamata Banerjee, BJP up the ante

Calm has certainly returned to the hills but underlying it all swirl questions of the political future of the region as it negotiates the roadblocks ahead.

Mamata Banerjee in Darjeeling: West Bengal CM warns Centre not to assist anyone 'bent on sundering region'
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Mamata Banerjee in Darjeeling: West Bengal CM warns Centre not to assist anyone 'bent on sundering region'

Making a strong pitch In Darjeeling for peace in the Hills, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged the Centre on Tuesday “not to assist anyone” bent on sundering the region “into tiny bits” for minor electoral gain.

Mamata Banerjee skips tourism festival in Darjeeling; is 'normalcy' in the hills a mere eyewash?
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Mamata Banerjee skips tourism festival in Darjeeling; is 'normalcy' in the hills a mere eyewash?

While the proposed industry meet has been deferred to February 2018 the question driving political discourse in the hills now is what might have prompted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s decision not to turn up for the start of the tourism festival.

Gorkhaland agitation: Binay Tamang-led board of administrators hold first meeting; to carry out special GTA audit
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Gorkhaland agitation: Binay Tamang-led board of administrators hold first meeting; to carry out special GTA audit

The West Bengal government-appointed Board of Administrators met for the first time on Monday and decided to carry out a special audit of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

Gorkhaland agitation: Mamata Banerjee appeals for restoration of peace in Darjeeling hills
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Gorkhaland agitation: Mamata Banerjee appeals for restoration of peace in Darjeeling hills

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government wanted restoration of peace in the strife-hit region from Darjeeling hills

Gorkhaland agitation: GJM chief Bimal Gurung alleges conspiracy by other Hill leaders as strike enters 75th day
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Gorkhaland agitation: GJM chief Bimal Gurung alleges conspiracy by other Hill leaders as strike enters 75th day

Amid reports of cracks in the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), the chief of the outfit, Bimal Gurung, has alleged a conspiracy by some hill leaders against him

Gorkhaland demand: West Bengal govt to hold talks with political parties on 29 August to restore peace
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Gorkhaland demand: West Bengal govt to hold talks with political parties on 29 August to restore peace

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the state government will hold talks with "all major political parties" on 29 August.

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

Gorkhaland agitation: Darjeeling observes 'Martyrs Day' to commemorate activists killed in protests
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Gorkhaland agitation: Darjeeling observes 'Martyrs Day' to commemorate activists killed in protests

The GJM and other parties on Thursday observed 'the Martyrs Day' and paid tributes to pro-Gorkhaland activists killed since the agitation began in June.

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.

Darjeeling unrest: Looked down upon by Bengalis, Gorkhas feel alienated in their own land
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Darjeeling unrest: Looked down upon by Bengalis, Gorkhas feel alienated in their own land

The leader of the current agitation and founder-president of the GJM Bimal Gurung said via SMS that the struggle for Gorkhaland is for the political identity of the Gorkhas.

Darjeeling unrest: Decision to make Bengali a compulsory language could be fuelling discontent
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Darjeeling unrest: Decision to make Bengali a compulsory language could be fuelling discontent

As a person known for her headstrong, compulsive ways rather than for sobriety and cool competence, Mamata Banerjee appears to have run out of ideas about controlling the situation in Darjeeling

Darjeeling unrest: Demand for Gorkhaland state will be priority in today's all-party meet, JAP chief says
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Darjeeling unrest: Demand for Gorkhaland state will be priority in today's all-party meet, JAP chief says

Jana Andolan Party chief Harka Chhetri said his party would send a representative to Tuesday's all party meeting with a demand for separate Gorkhaland state

Darjeeling unrest: A look at the Hill parties coming together to demand a separate state of Gorkhaland
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Darjeeling unrest: A look at the Hill parties coming together to demand a separate state of Gorkhaland

Several parties in the Darjeeling hills have come together to press for a separate Gorkhaland state.