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Calcutta HC asks Centre to send 4 CRPF companies in Darjeeling

The court also directed the state government to provide additional forces from its own resources in order to bring back normalcy in the hills.

published on : 14th July 2017

RPF office, police outpost, library set afire in Darjeeling

The indefinite strike entered its 30th day and with that structures were burnt down by pro-Gorkhaland supports. 

published on : 14th July 2017

Mamata open to discussing Darjeeling unrest with Rajnath 

Speaking to the media, Banerjee appealed for restoration of peace in Darjeeling and said the state government was open for dialogue within the next 10-15 days.

published on : 8th July 2017

Darjeeling erupts again as another youth shot dead

Violent protests have erupted again after a policeman shot dead a Gorkhaland protestor.

published on : 8th July 2017

Hills agitation hits Darjeeling tea, no stocks for auction after July 18

Darjeeling Tea Association Chairman Binod Mohan has said the industry incurred a direct estimated loss of over Rs 150 crore due to the agitation.  

published on : 8th July 2017

Darjeeling youth shot dead by police: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

Tashi Bhutia had been shot by the police in the early hours of the morning at Sonada area

published on : 8th July 2017

Darjeeling agitation enters 20th day, complete shutdown of necessities

Internet services and pharmacies have been closed down along with schools and colleges to support the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to be carried out in various parts to demand a separate Gorkhaland. 

published on : 4th July 2017

Gorkhas dejected over questions raised on them being Indians

The indefinite shutdown has entered the 11th day, 12hours relaxation has been called, on account of Eid.

published on : 26th June 2017

Darjeeling: Indefinite strike relaxed for Eid

The relaxation however is only for Muslims who will be visiting mosque for prayers, shops and markets will be closed.

published on : 26th June 2017

All 45 elected members of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration resign

The GJM general secretary alleged that the GTA has been turned into a 'farce' by the West Bengal government.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Darjeeling:  "Centre should formulate new policy for creation of states"

Violence is the not the key to gain separate statehood, said the President of the NFNS.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Darjeeling shutdown may impact tea industry's production, revenue

With the ongoing indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, the Darjeeling tea industry is expected to lose 20 per cent of its annual production.

published on : 22nd June 2017

Sikkim cashing in on Darjeeling unrest

The GJM agitation in Darjeeling has come as a boon to the neighbouring state of Sikkim as tourists, who had planned to visit the Darjeeling Hills, are now turning to Sikkim.

published on : 20th June 2017

Darjeeling calm on eight day of Gorkha agitation, Sikkim TMC gen secretary quits over police firing

While effigies of Mamata Banerjee were burnt in several areas of Darjeeling, no violence was reported.

published on : 20th June 2017

Gorkhaland protest affects lives of 350 Darjeeling's zoo animals

Th zoo houses animals of 49 species most of the animals are endangered species, with the supply of food drying up, officaials are worried about food arrangement for the animals.

published on : 19th June 2017
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