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Apr 11, 2018
Bimal Gurung denies seeking meet with Mamata, intention to surrender in audio clip as Binay Tamang makes development pitchPolitical discourse in West Bengal’s Darjeeling and Kalimpong has suddenly turned febrile with an audio clip of fugitive Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung emanating from an undisclosed location.
Feb 07, 2018
Sikkim fomenting unrest in Darjeeling for its benefit, claims Mamata Banerjee; vows to arrange 'industrial meet' in HillsIn what could reopen old wounds over the political situation in the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Sikkim of trying to foment trouble in the region.
Feb 06, 2018
Mamata Banerjee sidesteps demand for separate Gorkhaland, hints at revised arrangement for regionObliquely rejecting, yet again, the demand for a separate 'Gorkhaland', West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hinted on Tuesday of the possibility of a new administrative arrangement for the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong.
Dec 28, 2017
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.
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.
Oct 03, 2017
Darjeeling unrest: GJM leader Binay Tamang asks BJP to clear stand on GorkhalandChairman of the Board of Administrators for Darjeeling hills and expelled GJM leader Binay Tamang has asked Union minister SS Ahluwalia and West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh to clear their stand on the Gorkhaland issue before setting foot in the hills.
Sep 27, 2017
Darjeeling witnesses an uneasy truce, but lasting peace will hinge on much-awaited tripartite talksWith Darjeeling hobbling back to normality, there came disquieting signs of a fresh spell of political uncertainty. The question uppermost in the minds of its residents was "how long will the calm last"
Sep 26, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Rajnath Singh urges GJM to withdraw strike, says 'dialogue only way out'Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM) to withdraw the ongoing strike in Darjeeling Hills for a separate Gorkhaland state and asked the Union home secretary to convene an official-level meeting to discuss all related issues.
Sep 25, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Binay Tamang-led board of administrators hold first meeting; to carry out special GTA auditThe 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.
Sep 21, 2017
Darjeeling unrest: GJM rejects administrative panel after Mamata appoints rebel leader Binay Tamang as its headWest 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