The CM also called for an eco-friendly infrastructure in the hills in wake of multiple landslides due to a heavy rainfall recently
26 Oct 2021 7:50 PM
Ms Banerjee flagged her objection after union home minister chaired a tripartite meeting to open a dialogue to solve issues of the Gorkhas
25 Oct 2021 4:53 AM
This time the spark was lit by the October 7 invitation to talks to “discuss issues related to Gorkhaland” by the Union home ministry
02 Nov 2020 10:55 AM
Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of the state had witnessed a 104-day strike in 2017 seeking creation of separate Gorkhaland state.
14 Jul 2019 9:11 PM
However, five additional companies of the CRPF will be in the hills to assist the state police force.
16 Oct 2017 11:06 AM
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
The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) and other hill parties will also participate in the meeting.
12 Sep 2017 12:01 PM
A look-out notice was issued against GJM chief Bimal Gurung and general secretary Roshan Giri by the police.
03 Sep 2017 8:51 AM
Leaders of GJM, GNLF and Jan Andolan Party attended the peace-talk alongwith other political leaders.
29 Aug 2017 10:23 PM
Defence and foreign policy received Rajiv Gandhi’s top priority even while he was preoccupied with political and economic affairs.
21 Aug 2017 12:47 AM
This is the second time when Union Home Minister appealed for talks in the recent past.
13 Aug 2017 10:57 AM
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 10:12 AM
The GJM also took out rallies demanding restoration of the Internet services, which have been banned in the hills since June 18.
07 Aug 2017 10:40 AM
The rally will coincide with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for the same to mark the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement.
06 Aug 2017 3:52 PM
Lama was arrested by Siliguri Police on Friday night for alleged involvement in fresh clashes in the hills.
05 Aug 2017 6:08 PM
GJM supporters earlier in the day took out rallies at Chowkbazar area of the hills carrying black flags in protest against police action.
30 Jul 2017 5:34 PM
The GJM leadership has, however, refuted as
23 Jul 2017 11:52 AM
Earlier on Friday, a Gorkhaland supporter was found dead in Sonada, on the outskirts of Darjeeling.
09 Jul 2017 1:03 PM
Besides revenue loss, delay in plucking due to Gorkha agitation has caused loss of entire July crop.
06 Jul 2017 4:40 PM
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