Darjeeling Violence


'Darjeeling Violence' - 12 News Result(s)

  • Panchayat Office Set Ablaze, Government Vehicle Damaged In Darjeeling

    Panchayat Office Set Ablaze, Government Vehicle Damaged In Darjeeling

    A panchayat office was set on fire and a government vehicle was damaged at Kurseong in Darjeeling as the GJM-led indefinite strike demanding a separate state entered its 31th day on Saturday.

  • Gorkhaland Supporters Allegedly Torch Government Office In Darjeeling

    Gorkhaland Supporters Allegedly Torch Government Office In Darjeeling

    On the edge for nearly a month over the demand for a separate state by Gorkha ethnic groups, Darjeeling saw violent protests on Wednesday after the supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allegedly set on fire a tourist information office at a mall in the heart of the city. They also damaged a few government vehicles on the 28th day of the indef...

  • 4 Police Personnel Injured In Fresh Darjeeling Violence

    4 Police Personnel Injured In Fresh Darjeeling Violence

    The violence erupted again in Darjeeling today on the 25th day of pro-Gorkhaland stir, with agitators setting aflame a police camp, injuring four police personnel and attacking a BDO office at Pokribong.

  • After Fresh Violence In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee, Centre Trade Charges: 10 Points

    After Fresh Violence In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee, Centre Trade Charges: 10 Points

    As fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling on Saturday, prompting the West Bengal government to call out the Army, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was ready for talks with protesting Gorkha leaders if they "eschew violence". The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) - which has been spearheading protests - promptly rejected that offer, saying doors for...

  • 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.

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

    Opinion: 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.

  • Deja Vu In Darjeeling: Arson, Violence Erupts After Raids

    Deja Vu In Darjeeling: Arson, Violence Erupts After Raids

    Back in the 1980s, the hills had burned for Gorkhaland. Thirty years on, they almost burned again on Thursday, in a reminder of then. Then Subhash Ghising led the fight with Gorkha National Liberation Front - in fact he coined the term Gorkhaland. Now it is Bimal Gurung and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

  • Uneasy Calm In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee-Bimal Gurung Hostilities Turn Ugly

    Uneasy Calm In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee-Bimal Gurung Hostilities Turn Ugly

    A day after unprecedented violence in Darjeeling, Army and CRPF soldiers patrolled the hills that saw an uneasy calm today and ugly hostilities between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung. She said Mr Gurung had conspired to create Thursday's violence, "don't vote for him, ever." He said it's time for Presid...

  • GJM bandh hits normal life in Darjeeling for third day

    Normal life was hit for the third day in Darjeeling Hills today in response to the indefinite bandh called by the GJM to protest police firing at Sipchu in Jalpaiguri district that left two persons dead.Shops, business establishments and markets were closed while vehicles were off the roads. Attendance was thin in government offices.  &nb...

  • GJM open for dialogue, but only to discuss Gorkhaland: Giri

    Responding to West Bengal Chief Minister's appeal to the GJM for abjuring violence and sit for talks, a prominent leader of the outfit today said it was open for dialogue, but only if the agenda is demand for Gorkhaland."Gorkhaland is the common aspiration of people in the Darjeeling hills and therefore, the talks should centre only around that dem...

  • GJM demands CBI inquiry into police firing

    Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today demanded CBI inquiry into the death of two of its supporters in police firing at Sibchu in Jalpaiguri district."We demand CBI inquiry since police, despite having rubber bullets, did not use those on GJM demonstrators killing two on the spot yesterday," GJM general secretary Roshan Giri told reporters here. He claimed a...

  • Darjeeling violence: West Bengal government seeks Army deployment

    Darjeeling violence: West Bengal government seeks Army deployment

    The West Bengal government has requested the Centre for deployment of the Army in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal after two people were killed when police opened fire to disperse a crowd of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protesters who violated prohibitory orders.The defence ministry, however, is yet to respond to the state government's request.Th...

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'Darjeeling Violence' - 12 News Result(s)

  • Panchayat Office Set Ablaze, Government Vehicle Damaged In Darjeeling

    Panchayat Office Set Ablaze, Government Vehicle Damaged In Darjeeling

    A panchayat office was set on fire and a government vehicle was damaged at Kurseong in Darjeeling as the GJM-led indefinite strike demanding a separate state entered its 31th day on Saturday.

  • Gorkhaland Supporters Allegedly Torch Government Office In Darjeeling

    Gorkhaland Supporters Allegedly Torch Government Office In Darjeeling

    On the edge for nearly a month over the demand for a separate state by Gorkha ethnic groups, Darjeeling saw violent protests on Wednesday after the supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allegedly set on fire a tourist information office at a mall in the heart of the city. They also damaged a few government vehicles on the 28th day of the indef...

  • 4 Police Personnel Injured In Fresh Darjeeling Violence

    4 Police Personnel Injured In Fresh Darjeeling Violence

    The violence erupted again in Darjeeling today on the 25th day of pro-Gorkhaland stir, with agitators setting aflame a police camp, injuring four police personnel and attacking a BDO office at Pokribong.

  • After Fresh Violence In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee, Centre Trade Charges: 10 Points

    After Fresh Violence In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee, Centre Trade Charges: 10 Points

    As fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling on Saturday, prompting the West Bengal government to call out the Army, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was ready for talks with protesting Gorkha leaders if they "eschew violence". The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) - which has been spearheading protests - promptly rejected that offer, saying doors for...

  • 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.

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

    Opinion: 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.

  • Deja Vu In Darjeeling: Arson, Violence Erupts After Raids

    Deja Vu In Darjeeling: Arson, Violence Erupts After Raids

    Back in the 1980s, the hills had burned for Gorkhaland. Thirty years on, they almost burned again on Thursday, in a reminder of then. Then Subhash Ghising led the fight with Gorkha National Liberation Front - in fact he coined the term Gorkhaland. Now it is Bimal Gurung and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

  • Uneasy Calm In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee-Bimal Gurung Hostilities Turn Ugly

    Uneasy Calm In Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee-Bimal Gurung Hostilities Turn Ugly

    A day after unprecedented violence in Darjeeling, Army and CRPF soldiers patrolled the hills that saw an uneasy calm today and ugly hostilities between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung. She said Mr Gurung had conspired to create Thursday's violence, "don't vote for him, ever." He said it's time for Presid...

  • GJM bandh hits normal life in Darjeeling for third day

    Normal life was hit for the third day in Darjeeling Hills today in response to the indefinite bandh called by the GJM to protest police firing at Sipchu in Jalpaiguri district that left two persons dead.Shops, business establishments and markets were closed while vehicles were off the roads. Attendance was thin in government offices.  &nb...

  • GJM open for dialogue, but only to discuss Gorkhaland: Giri

    Responding to West Bengal Chief Minister's appeal to the GJM for abjuring violence and sit for talks, a prominent leader of the outfit today said it was open for dialogue, but only if the agenda is demand for Gorkhaland."Gorkhaland is the common aspiration of people in the Darjeeling hills and therefore, the talks should centre only around that dem...

  • GJM demands CBI inquiry into police firing

    Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today demanded CBI inquiry into the death of two of its supporters in police firing at Sibchu in Jalpaiguri district."We demand CBI inquiry since police, despite having rubber bullets, did not use those on GJM demonstrators killing two on the spot yesterday," GJM general secretary Roshan Giri told reporters here. He claimed a...

  • Darjeeling violence: West Bengal government seeks Army deployment

    Darjeeling violence: West Bengal government seeks Army deployment

    The West Bengal government has requested the Centre for deployment of the Army in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal after two people were killed when police opened fire to disperse a crowd of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protesters who violated prohibitory orders.The defence ministry, however, is yet to respond to the state government's request.Th...

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