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Gorkhaland solution is near: PM Modi

Hints separate statehood may become reality

09 Mar 2024 11:20 PM

Didi offers 'permanent solution' for Darjeeling to stay with Bengal

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

Didi protests bid to divide Bengal, fuel price hike, attacks on TMC in Tripura

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

Shikha Mukerjee | TMC realpolitik, BJP & future of ‘Gorkhaland’

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

'Gorkhaland was never promised by us,' says West Bengal BJP chief

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


Centre orders pull out of forces from Darjeeling, Mamata govt objects

However, five additional companies of the CRPF will be in the hills to assist the state police force.

16 Oct 2017 11:06 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

All-party meet in WB to discuss Darjeeling-Gorkhaland situation today

The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) and other hill parties will also participate in the meeting.

12 Sep 2017 12:01 PM

14 GJM leaders arrest: Situation will be worse if govt keeps arresting, says BJP

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

Dialogue positive, consideration of Gorkhaland demand not in govt's hand: Mamata

Leaders of GJM, GNLF and Jan Andolan Party attended the peace-talk alongwith other political leaders.

29 Aug 2017 10:23 PM


Rajiv: PM who first visualised India could be a global power

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

Rajnath Singh invites GJM for talks over Darjeeling unrest today

This is the second time when Union Home Minister appealed for talks in the recent past.

13 Aug 2017 10:57 AM

GJM office torched, party claims no invitation for talks from WB govt

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

Darjeeling shutdown day 53: No violence reported, police to keep strict watch

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

GJM to join 'Tiranga Yatra' to protest against colonial rule of Mamata govt

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


Darjeeling stir: GJM leader Norbu Lama arrested, sent to 7-day CID custody

Lama was arrested by Siliguri Police on Friday night for alleged involvement in fresh clashes in the hills.

05 Aug 2017 6:08 PM

Darjeeling stir: GJM supporters clash with cops, demand Centre's intervention

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

GJM preparing for armed movement with Maoists help: WB police

The GJM leadership has, however, refuted as

23 Jul 2017 11:52 AM

Will only settle for Gorkhaland: Protests reach Delhi's Jantar Mantar

Earlier on Friday, a Gorkhaland supporter was found dead in Sonada, on the outskirts of Darjeeling.

09 Jul 2017 1:03 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