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Darjeeling Hills

Mamata: Maintain peace in Hills, industry will grow

The CII partnered the state government and the Gorkha territorial administration to organise the meet here.

14 Mar 2018 1:58 AM

Development in Darjeeling will never be compromised, says Mamata Banerjee

She informed of involving the industrialists in the developments in the hills at an industry meet during a tourism festival.

22 Nov 2017 2:43 AM

West Bengal police seals GJM head office in Singhmari

During the heydays of Gurung, it was seen as the nerve centre of the Hills.

02 Nov 2017 6:24 AM

SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from trouble-torn Hills

The bench asked the state government that its priority should be protection of citizens and property.

28 Oct 2017 6:40 AM

Manhunt for Bimal Gurung in Hills, says West Bengal police

Mr Gurung has been evading arrest since August when cases were lodged against him for his alleged involvement in several bomb blasts in Darjeeling.

22 Oct 2017 5:34 AM


Centre withdraws forces from Darjeeling Hills

The Centre’s move comes after state police sub-inspector Amitava Malik was shot dead by GJM chief Bimal Gurung’s armed followers.

16 Oct 2017 4:31 AM

Binay Tamang urges gov to initiate tripartite talks

Mr Tamang said he had urged the governor to apprise the situation to the Centre.

16 Oct 2017 4:25 AM

Houses of Bimal Gurung loyalists burnt in Patlebas

GJM chief’s house escaped fire but vandalised Restrictions imposed on entry to village.

16 Oct 2017 4:12 AM

SI killed in encounter between cops, GJM

GJM claimed 3 of its supporters were killed Manhunt launched for Gurung who tried to enter the Hills on Friday.

14 Oct 2017 2:59 AM

West Bengal CM Mamata blames Centre for unrest in Darjeeling

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleged the “saffron party” was also trying to create differences among the tribals by taking away their land.

12 Oct 2017 3:17 AM


No more strike calls in Hills, says Binay Tamang

Public meetings will be organised at six places after Diwali, he said at an event to mark the 11th foundation day of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

08 Oct 2017 6:29 AM

Dilip Ghosh, delegates asked to leave Darjeeling Hills

Mr Tamang however asked Mr Ghosh to leave the Hills immediately and to not to create any unrest.

05 Oct 2017 5:22 AM

Expelled Tamang asks BJP to clear stand on Gorkhland

The West Bengal government had announced a formation of the Board of Administrators on September 20. 

04 Oct 2017 5:48 AM

Rivals attack Dilip Ghosh on Darjeeling visit plans

He said, “As a representative of a political party Mr Ghosh is free to visit the Hills. But he should not foment trouble.”

04 Oct 2017 3:30 AM

Bimal Gurung urges Hills to boycott Binay Tamang

Several shops remained open even as the situation remained tense in Hills.

23 Sep 2017 3:51 AM


GJM leader Binay Tamang appointed chairman of new board to run Darjeeling hills

The board chaired by Binay Tamang will govern the area that falls under the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

20 Sep 2017 5:49 PM

GJM activists clash with cops in Hills, 12 held

The GJM activists also pelted stones at a bus and ransacked several shops, which tried to reopen.

16 Sep 2017 6:47 AM

Bimal Gurung wants bandh to intensify as Hills recover

The shops and markets opened, defying the indefinite bandh, sponsored by the GJM for a separate Gorkhaland.

15 Sep 2017 6:29 AM

West Bengal CM Mamata urges Gorkhaland protesters to call off stir

The indefinite bandh was called by the hill parties, including the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland.

13 Sep 2017 2:10 AM

Tamang murder trial via video-conferencing not possible, says Judge

The facility has been suspended by the state government since June 18 in a bid to curb communication among troublemakers in the Hills.

13 Sep 2017 2:07 AM