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Gorkhaland Liberation Army behind IED explosion in Mirik

The blast occurred Wednesday night, two days after shops and markets opened in the Mirik and Kurseong sub-divisions.

08 Sep 2017 5:30 AM

West Bengal Hills shutdown still on, massive manhunt for Bimal Gurung

A massive search operation launched by the West Bengal police for the absconding Gorkha Janmukti chief Bimal Gurung continued even on Sunday.

04 Sep 2017 5:36 AM

Rain forecast in sub-Himalayas

A spokesman of the Alipore Meteorological office said, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Coochbehar, Alipurduar will experience heavy rains in the next 48 hours.

03 Sep 2017 5:27 AM

Tourism sector looking for quick resolution of impasse in Darjeeling Hills

The minister was, however, quick to admit that it will take some time for the confidence among tourists to return.

02 Sep 2017 5:25 AM

Darjeeling MP pitches for a negotiated settlement

“The state government needs to exhaust all its options before seeking central intervention.”

02 Sep 2017 5:15 AM


West Bengal CM Mamata welcomes GJM leader Tamang’s announcement

GJM general secretary Roshan Giri, however, said the bandh will continue.

01 Sep 2017 4:21 AM

Sharp differences among Hill parties on shutdown

So many people have died We have some duties and responsibilities towards the people of Darjeeling,” Gurung said.

31 Aug 2017 6:57 AM

Three pro-Gorkhaland supporters held in Hills

Responding to GNLF, govt has called for talks on August 29 to restore normalcy.

28 Aug 2017 4:53 AM

GJM confirms it will attend CM peace talks

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha said it would attend the August 29 meeting convened by the government after it received an official invitation.

27 Aug 2017 4:48 AM

Darjeeling: GMCC calls meeting over attending talks

GMCC is divided on attending the dialogue proposed by the government.

24 Aug 2017 7:13 AM


GJM chief is booked after grenade hit on Darjeeling cops

The incident happened around 24 hours after a powerful IED blast at the super market in the Hills.

21 Aug 2017 2:00 AM

Two GJM women activists held for violence, arson

The Hills have been paralysed by an indefinite strike which entered the 64th day on Thursday.

18 Aug 2017 3:39 AM

Rajnath asks West Bengal govt to start talks with Gorkhas

The GJM leader further added that the home minister had appealed to them to lift the agitation.

14 Aug 2017 1:15 AM

GJM office torched, party says no invitation for talks

Petrol bombs were hurled at the GJM office in the early hours, the police said, adding that the entire office was gutted.

11 Aug 2017 4:07 AM

GJM ‘deadline’ to Centre expires

Special arrangements were made by the police and security personnel, who are keeping a tight vigil in order to avoid any untoward incident here.

09 Aug 2017 3:46 AM


West Bengal, quit Darjeeling, says Bimal Gurung

Just as the British exploited us and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same with the people of the Hills, says Bimal Gurung.

06 Aug 2017 6:59 AM

GJM clash with police

The protesters turned violent and set fire to some vehicles parked nearby.

30 Jul 2017 3:59 AM

Violence erupts in Darjeeling, 1 killed

The GJM alleged that one of its supporters, Asish Tamang, was killed and another person injured in the clash as the police opened fire in Mirik.

19 Jul 2017 4:37 AM

Intellectuals write to PM Modi opposing Gorkhaland

“Their demand for further division of Bengal is getting indiscreet support from some political quarters operating from outside,” the letter said.

12 Jul 2017 4:24 AM

Peace will be restored in Hills soon, says Mamata Banerjee

The police and security forces are patrolling the streets and keeping vigil on the entry and exit routes of the picturesque hill town.

12 Jul 2017 4:14 AM