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Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:
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Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:

Famed for its tea gardens and tourist avenues, Darjeeling seat is starkly divided into hilly and plain areas. While the Gorkhas are dominant in the three hilly Assembly segments, the plains in Siliguri division have a plurality of Bengali voters as well as Hindi-speaking Marwari traders.

Momo Challenge: ICSE association in West Bengal warns schools about 'game', suggests awareness drives for parents and students
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Momo Challenge: ICSE association in West Bengal warns schools about 'game', suggests awareness drives for parents and students

The Association has asked schools to organise sensitisation drives among children and their parents about the danger of online games like Momo Challenge and Blue Whale.

Gorkhaland agitation: Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong
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Gorkhaland agitation: Restrictions on internet lifted in Darjeeling, Kalimpong

The state administration on Monday decided to lift the restrictions on use of internet services in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, which was imposed on 18 June.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM activists set vehicle ablaze as indefinite shutdown enters 102nd day
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Darjeeling unrest: GJM activists set vehicle ablaze as indefinite shutdown enters 102nd day

fresh incidents of violence on Sunday rocked Darjeeling hills, where the ongoing shutdown by the GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland

Gorkhaland agitation: Rallies, counter rallies rock Darjeeling hills as CID brings three arrested GJM leaders to Kolkata
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Gorkhaland agitation: Rallies, counter rallies rock Darjeeling hills as CID brings three arrested GJM leaders to Kolkata

Rallies supporting and opposing the indefinite shutdown rocked Darjeeling hills on Saturday while the CID brought three arrested GJM leaders from Haryana to Kolkata

Darjeeling crisis intensifies as indefinite shutdown for Gorkhaland enters 99th day
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Darjeeling crisis intensifies as indefinite shutdown for Gorkhaland enters 99th day

Several shops remained open in Darjeeling as the situation in the hills remained tensed as the indefinite shutdown called by GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland entered its 99th day.

Darjeeling unrest: Several shops reopen in hills as indefinite shutdown enters 87th day
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Darjeeling unrest: Several shops reopen in hills as indefinite shutdown enters 87th day

The police and administration appealed to the locals through public address system to open their shops and restore normalcy in Darjeeling

Gorkhaland agitation: Shops reopen in different areas of Darjeeling hills after almost three months
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Gorkhaland agitation: Shops reopen in different areas of Darjeeling hills after almost three months

After nearly three months of shutdown, a large number of shops on Wednesday reopened in the Darjeeling hills, braving threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

Gorkhaland agitation: Shops reopen in Mirik, Kurseong after more than two months
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Gorkhaland agitation: Shops reopen in Mirik, Kurseong after more than two months

Shops and markets on Monday reopened in the Mirik and Kurseong sub-divisions of the Darjeeling hills after more than two-and-a-half months of braving intimidation by the GJM.

Gorkhaland agitation: Search for Bimal Gurung continues as indefinite strike enters 81st day
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Gorkhaland agitation: Search for Bimal Gurung continues as indefinite strike enters 81st day

The situation in Darjeeling remained tense as the indefinite shutdown in the hills entered its 81st day on Sunday.

Gorkhaland agitation: After 29 August meet with West Bengal govt, GJM committee discuss outcome
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Gorkhaland agitation: After 29 August meet with West Bengal govt, GJM committee discuss outcome

GJM central committee will be meeting here on Thursday to discuss the outcome of the 29 August talks with the West Bengal government

Gorkhaland unrest: Darjeeling, Kurseong Schools to shift classes to Siliguri to clear syllabus backlog
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Gorkhaland unrest: Darjeeling, Kurseong Schools to shift classes to Siliguri to clear syllabus backlog

The GJM-led indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling has taken a toll on students, prompting a prominent boarding school to shift classes 10 and 12 to Siliguri

Darjeeling crisis: GJM Yuva Morcha begins hunger strike as unrest enters 37th day
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Darjeeling crisis: GJM Yuva Morcha begins hunger strike as unrest enters 37th day

The youth wing of the GJM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha) began a hunger strike on Friday on the 37th day of the indefinite agitation in the Darjeeling hills

West Bengal CID freezes bank accounts of top GJM leaders, alleging that 'funds were misused for purchasing arms'
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West Bengal CID freezes bank accounts of top GJM leaders, alleging that 'funds were misused for purchasing arms'

The West Bengal CID has freezed bank accounts of top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders, including its president Bimal Gurung, alleging that the funds were being "misused"

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.

Darjeeling unrest: Panchayat office set ablaze, govt vehicle damaged as GJM-led protest enters 31st day
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Darjeeling unrest: Panchayat office set ablaze, govt vehicle damaged as GJM-led protest enters 31st day

Large-scale violence and arson took place in Kurseong town in the afternoon even as army troops remained stationed in Darjeeling, Sonada and Kalimpong.

Violence marks Day 30 of Gorkhaland protests: Army deployed in key areas
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Violence marks Day 30 of Gorkhaland protests: Army deployed in key areas

The Gorkhaland agitation and the indefinite bandh entered its 30th day on Friday

Darjeeling unrest: Fresh violence in the region after police raids GJM chief Bimal Gurung's house
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Darjeeling unrest: Fresh violence in the region after police raids GJM chief Bimal Gurung's house

Violence came back to the northern Bengal hills on Thursday as angry GJM supporters went on a rampage torching public property after a police raid on Bimal Gurung's house

GJM supporters ensure violent first day of 'indefinite shutdown' in north Bengal, govt calls it 'suicidal'
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GJM supporters ensure violent first day of 'indefinite shutdown' in north Bengal, govt calls it 'suicidal'

Notwithstanding massive security arrangements, several state government offices were torched, vandalised or forcibly shut by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters on Monday

GJM protests in Darjeeling: Inspector in-charge of Kalimpong, Kurseong transferred
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GJM protests in Darjeeling: Inspector in-charge of Kalimpong, Kurseong transferred

After removal of the Darjeeling SP, Inspectors of Kalimpong and Kurseong were shifted in connection with the clashes between activists of GJM and the police