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  • In Darjeeling Protest, Many See Revival Of 1980s Uprising

    In Darjeeling Protest, Many See Revival Of 1980s Uprising

    For most parts of the day, an eerie silence grips the town of Darjeeling. The whistling of steam engines, a familiar sound in the hilly town, is missing. On the street, a game of cricket or football is interrupted by the occasional police or press vehicle passing by.

  • Come And Raid My House, I'm Right Here: GJM Chief Bimal Gurung

    Come And Raid My House, I'm Right Here: GJM Chief Bimal Gurung

    Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has challenged the security forces to come and raid his home and office after announcing that there would be no relaxation in the indefinite strike that his party has called in the Darjeeling hills after three men died of bullet injuries on June 17 during protests in the town. The protests had erupted after...

  • Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri Resigns From Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

    Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri Resigns From Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

    Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM general secretary Roshan Giri today resigned from the executive committee of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration or GTA.

  • Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling Backs Gorkhaland Demand

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling Backs Gorkhaland Demand

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland, to be carved out of hill areas in West Bengal.

  • Gorkha Leader Bimal Gurung Accused Of Murder, Police File Case

    Gorkha Leader Bimal Gurung Accused Of Murder, Police File Case

    Nearly a week after violence hit Bengal's popular hill town of Darjeeling, Bimal Gurung - the Gorkha leader spearheading the statehood agitation in Darjeeling - has been accused of murder. The Bengal police filed a case against him and his wife today, setting the stage for further confrontation with the Mamata Banerjee government.

  • Amid Gorkhaland Agitation In Darjeeling, Boarding School Children Suffer

    Darjeeling: With supplies running out and vacations to start soon, renowned boarding schools of Darjeeling are having a harrowing time due to the indefinite shutdown in the hills. Darjeeling is home to some of the oldest and renowned boarding schools of the country but with the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown over the demand of Gorkhaland on its ...

  • No End To Darjeeling Crisis In Sight As Students Join Gorkhaland Cause

    No End To Darjeeling Crisis In Sight As Students Join Gorkhaland Cause

    In Darjeeling, several parties - minus West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress - attended a meeting called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Gorkhaland and decided that the indefinite shut down in the hills could continue. And there was no question of going to the all-party meet that chief minister Mamata Banerjee has called at Siliguri on Thursday....

  • Darjeeling Schools To Evacuate Students As Gorkhaland Protests Intensify

    Darjeeling Schools To Evacuate Students As Gorkhaland Protests Intensify

    As protests continue in Darjeeling over demands for a separate Gorkhaland state, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM today permitted the hill station's premier boarding schools to evacuate students on Friday. Though the city has seen a bandh or shut down for over a week now, GJM says it will permit school buses to ply for half a day on Friday.

  • Amid Gorkhaland Agitation In Darjeeling, No Internet Since Sunday

    Amid Gorkhaland Agitation In Darjeeling, No Internet Since Sunday

    A week into the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha bandh in Darjeeling, residents have been hit by another shut-down: the internet. From Sunday, no one has been able to use social media, and that has hit the Morcha's communications on the Gorkhaland agitation. But activists say, internet or no internet, the outrage over the death of three men in clashes with t...

  • Northeast Terrorists May Have A Hand In Darjeeling Violence: West Bengal Government

    Northeast Terrorists May Have A Hand In Darjeeling Violence: West Bengal Government

    The West Bengal government, in a report sent to the union Home Ministry on June 17, listed alleged involvement of Northeast terrorists as among the reasons for the violence in Darjeeling, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Calm Returns In Darjeeling, Hill Parties Meet To Chart Course: 10 Points

    Calm Returns In Darjeeling, Hill Parties Meet To Chart Course: 10 Points

    As the unrest in Darjeeling over the demand for a separate state, Gorkhaland, led to a total shutdown for nearly ten days, the GorkhaJanmukti Morcha (GJM), which is spearheading the protests, has called for a meeting with all political parties from hills to decide on the "next course of action". West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday ...

  • I'm A Gorkha. We Will Not Rest Till We Get Gorkhaland As A State

    I'm A Gorkha. We Will Not Rest Till We Get Gorkhaland As A State

    To view the present unrest through the prism of law and order is the biggest mistake that the Mamata Banerjee government is making.

  • Internet Snapped In Darjeeling As Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha Activists Continue Protest

    Internet Snapped In Darjeeling As Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha Activists Continue Protest

    Security forces patrolled the streets in Darjeeling and internet remained snapped for the second day yesterday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM supporters marched at several areas and burnt effigies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for rejecting their demand for a separate state.

  • Protesters Killed In Darjeeling Paraded, Flames Of Unrest Singe Kalimpong

    Protesters Killed In Darjeeling Paraded, Flames Of Unrest Singe Kalimpong

    A public library, two panchayat offices and a police vehicle were set on fire at Kalimpong on Sunday, though Darjeeling, the hub of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)-led agitation for a separate state called Gorkhaland, remained incident-free. GJM activists took out a protest march carrying the bodies of two party supporters who, they alleged, were ...

  • The Truth About The Darjeeling Trouble

    The Truth About The Darjeeling Trouble

    The unrest in Darjeeling has reminded some people of the Gorkhaland agitation that erupted against the CPI(M) government in Bengal in the 1980s. This led to a demand for a separate state and a call for greater development. Are we seeing a repeat of it? The short answer is "No". The context and circumstances are very different.

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