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Hills tense as shutdown enters 99th day

Several shops and markets in the hills remained open braving threats and intimidation by the GJM activists.

22 Sep 2017 3:27 AM

Gorkhaland activists, cops injured in clashes

Except medical shops, business establishments, restaurants, hotels, schools and colleges remained closed.

09 Sep 2017 7:44 AM

Darjeeling violence: Arrest warrants issued against GJM chief Bimal Gurung, 7 others

The CID recently issued a lookout notice against Gurung and two other GJM leaders in connection with the violence in Darjeeling.

06 Sep 2017 8:53 PM

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

Every district our asset, will never support division of WB, says Mamata

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is spearheading the shutdown in Darjeeling to press the demand for a separate Gorkhaland.

01 Aug 2017 8:42 PM


GJM clash with police

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

30 Jul 2017 3:59 AM

WB: Pro-Gorkhaland supporters clash with cops; indefinite strike enters 45th day

The GJM leadership has claimed that the police have resorted to firing which was denied by the district administration.

29 Jul 2017 3:52 PM

Darjeeling unrest: Century-old community hall, TMC office burnt down in hills

The 100-year-old Raj Rajeswari Hall in the Kurseong sub-division was reduced to cinder when GJM activists set it afire late last night.

19 Jul 2017 8:45 PM

Darjeeling tea planters suffer Rs 260-cr loss on unrest

Besides revenue loss, delay in plucking due to Gorkha agitation has caused loss of entire July crop.

06 Jul 2017 4:40 PM

Disconnected from world, internet blackout for another 8 days in Darjeeling

Scores of people on Sunday took out a torch rally in Darjeeling demonstrating a protest, demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.

03 Jul 2017 2:22 PM


WB CM leaves for Netherlands amidst GJM protests

Mamata said at the Kolkata airport that violent protests will not be tolerated and her ministers are monitoring the situation in the hills.

19 Jun 2017 11:20 AM

Darjeeling: Tourism industry in Hills dealt body blow

Several tourists who had come to enjoy the scenic beauty of the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ were finding it difficult to get down safely to the plains.

17 Jun 2017 5:21 AM

Army stages flag march in Darjeeling, after GJM supporters clashes with police

The Army was requisitioned by the West Bengal government for the hill towns of Kurseong and Kalimpong as a precautionary measure.

09 Jun 2017 2:26 PM