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Darjeeling unrest: Sikkim planning to move SC over state registered vehicles vandalised during protests
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Darjeeling unrest: Sikkim planning to move SC over state registered vehicles vandalised during protests

Expressing concern over vandalism of some Sikkim-registered vehicles in West Bengal during the ongoing agitation for Gorkhaland

Darjeeling unrest: Left Front denounces racist slogans raised during anti-Gorkhaland protest
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Darjeeling unrest: Left Front denounces racist slogans raised during anti-Gorkhaland protest

In reference to anti-Gorkhaland protests in Siliguri, Left Front leaders said raising racist slogans against a certain community is disrespectful to the martyrs who fought for unity in the hills

Darjeeling unrest: GJM gives schools 12-hour window on 23 June to evacuate students
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Darjeeling unrest: GJM gives schools 12-hour window on 23 June to evacuate students

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Monday offered a 12-hour "window" on 23 June to the schools in the Darjeeling hills to evacuate their students safely to Siliguri and Rongpo.

Darjeeling unrest: West Bengal appoints C Murugan as new GTA secretary
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Darjeeling unrest: West Bengal appoints C Murugan as new GTA secretary

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi in Raj Bhawan and the government appointed C Murugan as the new secretary of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)

Darjeeling bandh: Three arrested for stone-pelting after GJM stir enters second day
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Darjeeling bandh: Three arrested for stone-pelting after GJM stir enters second day

GJM supporters pelted stones at the police in various parts of Darjeeling as they were stopped from enforcing their shutdown in many government offices in the hills, where their indefinite bandh entered its second day.

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

Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'chatur baniya': Mamata Banerjee demands apology
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Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'chatur baniya': Mamata Banerjee demands apology

Taking strong exception to BJP president Amit Shah's comment on Mahatma Gandhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee demanded that he withdraw it and apologise.

Mamata Banerjee reaches Darjeeling plains, superintendent of police removed
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Mamata Banerjee reaches Darjeeling plains, superintendent of police removed

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee descended to the plains of Darjeeling district on Friday after taking stock of the situation in the hills.

New Jalpaiguri: Job seekers from Bihar ransack railway property after being denied accommodation
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New Jalpaiguri: Job seekers from Bihar ransack railway property after being denied accommodation

The agitated examinees ransacked several platforms at New Jalpaiguri station, burnt tyres on the tracks, held up the Awadh-Assam express and tried to set fire to the station.

West Bengal child trafficking case: Jalpaiguri CDPO Sasmita Ghosh held in adoption racket
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West Bengal child trafficking case: Jalpaiguri CDPO Sasmita Ghosh held in adoption racket

The CID today arrested Jalpaiguri District Child Protection Officer Sasmita Ghosh in the trafficking case in which babies and children were sold, some to foreigners, through questionable adoption deals.

I-League 2017: Mohun Bagan fan dies in accident while returning from Kolkata derby
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I-League 2017: Mohun Bagan fan dies in accident while returning from Kolkata derby

Mohun Bagan supporter met with a tragic end while returning from the I-League football derby match in Siliguri where he died of an accident at Baranagar Road Railway Station

Road to Rio: Soumyajit Ghosh, the youngster with a big impact on Indian table tennis
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Road to Rio: Soumyajit Ghosh, the youngster with a big impact on Indian table tennis

Four years after the London Olympics, where he was the youngest Indian, table-tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh is a wiser, stronger and a better sportsman, ready to make his mark at world's biggest sporting event.

Cracks appear in railway bridge after heavy rains in Siliguri; trains diverted
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Cracks appear in railway bridge after heavy rains in Siliguri; trains diverted

Routes of several trains were diverted after a pillar in the Sevoke Rail bridge showed cracks as torrential rains softened the earth at its base.

BJP asks Mamata Banerjee to put an end to attacks on opposition in Bengal
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BJP asks Mamata Banerjee to put an end to attacks on opposition in Bengal

The two-day BJP state working committee meeting in Siliguri resolved to launch a movement in protest against post-poll violence in West Bengal.

Bengaluru FC crowned I-League champions, but campaign ends with 5-0 drubbing at Mohun Bagan
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Bengaluru FC crowned I-League champions, but campaign ends with 5-0 drubbing at Mohun Bagan

Mohun Bagan thrashed newly-crowned I-League champions Bengaluru FC 5-0 to end their thrilling, but ultimately disappointing campaign on a high note

West Bengal 2016: Can Baichung Bhutia dribble past CPM strongman in Siliguri?
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West Bengal 2016: Can Baichung Bhutia dribble past CPM strongman in Siliguri?

Trinamool candidate Baichung Bhutia is on a tricky turf as he had earlier campaigned for CPM's Asok Bhattacharya in previous polls.

West Bengal polls: Meet the man behind the unlikely CPM-Congress alliance
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West Bengal polls: Meet the man behind the unlikely CPM-Congress alliance

The present CPI(M) — Congress(I) alliance, that has made the West Bengal elections far from an one-sided affair, owes a lot to the Siliguri model and to Ashoke Bhattacharya.

Big trouble in Siliguri: Wild elephant goes on a rampage in West Bengal town
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Big trouble in Siliguri: Wild elephant goes on a rampage in West Bengal town

A wild elephant that strayed into the town stands after authorities shot it with a tranquilizer gun at Siliguri in West Bengal state.

Watch: Elephant goes on rampage in West Bengal's Siliguri, destroys 100 homes
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Watch: Elephant goes on rampage in West Bengal's Siliguri, destroys 100 homes

A rampaging elephant on Wednesday strayed from Baikunthapur forest area and entered Siliguri town damaging buildings there, police said.