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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

Rumours of one lakh Gorkhas being left out of NRC roll untrue, says Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista
India

Rumours of one lakh Gorkhas being left out of NRC roll untrue, says Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista

BJP MP from Darjeeling, Raju Bista, termed the rumours surrounding exclusion of one lakh members of the Gorkha community from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final list in Assam as untrue

Gorkhaland agitation: Association of Gorkhas calls for national-level movement to achieve separate state
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Gorkhaland agitation: Association of Gorkhas calls for national-level movement to achieve separate state

Association of Gorkhas on said a national-level movement needed to be organised to achieve the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland

Independence Day 2017: GJM will never compromise on Gorkhaland demand, says Bimal Gurung
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Independence Day 2017: GJM will never compromise on Gorkhaland demand, says Bimal Gurung

With the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entering its 62nd day, GJM chief Bimal Gurung vowed that he will "never compromise" with the demand for Gorkhaland

Gorkhaland agitation: Centre says it has 'no plans' of constituting committee to gauge statehood demands
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Gorkhaland agitation: Centre says it has 'no plans' of constituting committee to gauge statehood demands

There was no proposal to constitute a committee to look into statehood demands of the Gorkhas and others agitating in parts of northern West Bengal, the Centre said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday

Darjeeling unrest intensifies: GJM burns copies of GTA, youth leaders threaten fasts-unto-death
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Darjeeling unrest intensifies: GJM burns copies of GTA, youth leaders threaten fasts-unto-death

Protesters wearing traditional Gorkha attire crisscrossed the streets of Darjeeling raising pro-Gorkha slogans.

Darjeeling unrest: At Jantar Mantar, activists vow to fight Mamata Banerjee until their demand for Gorkhaland is met
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Darjeeling unrest: At Jantar Mantar, activists vow to fight Mamata Banerjee until their demand for Gorkhaland is met

Hundreds of Gorkha activists chanting 'Jai Gorkha' and 'Mamata Banerjee murdabad' gathered at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Sunday in solidarity with their people in Darjeeling.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify protests, demands CBI inquiry
India

Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify protests, demands CBI inquiry

The GJM adopted a confrontationist stand on Friday with its chief Bimal Gurung threatening to intensify the stir and demanding a CBI inquiry.

Darjeeling braces for another shutdown after Saturday's bloody protests; GJM to conduct rally
India

Darjeeling braces for another shutdown after Saturday's bloody protests; GJM to conduct rally

The GJM has claimed that two of their supporters were shot dead by police in Singmari but the police rejected the allegations

Gorkha community files petition against Flipkart's 'racist' ad
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Gorkha community files petition against Flipkart's 'racist' ad

E-commerce website Flipkart’s latest advertisement featuring children as Gorkhas has drawn criticism from the Gorkha community, who calls it “simply racist”.

Gorkhas demand reservation under OBC category
India

Gorkhas demand reservation under OBC category

The delegation complained that in many states Gorkhas are sometimes seen as foreigners or illegal settlers or non-locals.

Courageous and kind: Prince Harry praises Gorkhas on maiden visit to Nepal
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Courageous and kind: Prince Harry praises Gorkhas on maiden visit to Nepal

Prince Harry said Gorkhas are "Nepal's most famous ambassadors... admired for their fearsome bravery and courage but also for their humility and kindness."

Nepal quake and what we must do: India must repay its debt to Gorkhas
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Nepal quake and what we must do: India must repay its debt to Gorkhas

An earthquake is nature's unimaginable fury. It can be terrifying. As Nepal reels under the after-effects of one, it is time for India to repay its debt to the Gorkhas, who have fought every one of our wars. PM Modi did well to jump to its rescue

Mizoram polls: Why Gorkhas are mulling the no-vote option
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Mizoram polls: Why Gorkhas are mulling the no-vote option

Deprived of OBC status by Mizoram government and the alleged step-motherly attitude of Mizos, Gorkhas, who are one of the largest minorities in the state, are weighing the NOTA option provided by the Election Commission in the November 25 Assembly elections.