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Railways to report to UNESCO over Darjeeling heritage railway losses

The team of UNESCO officials, who were forced to flee Darjeeling district of West Bengal soon after the commencement of 104-day-long Gorkhaland agitation on June 8, will return to the hills.

published on : 17th November 2017

Gorkhas association demands Gorkhaland stir to be held at national level

A major association of the Gorkhas today demanded that a national level movement has to be organised to achieve the demand for Gorkhaland, a separate state for the Gorkhas in Darjeeling hills.

published on : 10th November 2017

NIA three-member team led by DSP Amalendu Dhar in Darjeeling to probe FIRs lodged during Gorkhaland agitation

The West Bengal Crime Investigation Department is currently probing these cases.

published on : 6th November 2017

West Bengal moots talks with Sikkim to nab GJM supremo Bimal Gurung

The state had accused its northern neighbour of giving shelter to the GJM supremo who is wanted in several cases including Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act) (UAPA), murder, rioting and arson.

published on : 24th October 2017

Massive manhunt for GJM supremo Gurung in Darjeeling hills: West Bengal Police

Gurung has been evading arrest since August when cases were lodged against him under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his alleged involvement in several bomb blasts in Darjeeling

published on : 21st October 2017

GJM leader Roshan Giri alleges police vandalized house

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri has alleged that West Bengal Police ransacked his residence around midnight on Wednesday.

published on : 19th October 2017

Toy train service in Darjeeling hills to resume from October 25

Services of the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), popularly known as 'toy train', is all set to resume in the hills from October 25, after its suspension due to Gorkhaland movement.

published on : 17th October 2017

Centre allows continued deployment of 800 paramilitary in Darjeeling 

After MHA had ordered withdrawal of 1,000 paramilitary personnel,  the WB government protested the move and wrote a letter asking the home ministry not to withdraw the forces from Darjeeling.

published on : 16th October 2017

Binay Tamang disapproves of violent agitation for Gorkhaland

Deploring violence in the agitation for a separate state in the Darjeeling Hills, Gorkha leader Binay Tamang today said the people would launch a movement for Gorkhaland in a "democratic manner".

published on : 16th October 2017

MHA orders withdrawal of 1,000 paramilitary personnel from Darjeeling

The ministry said seven companies of the CRPF including three women companies, and three companies of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel would be withdrawn from Darjeeling from tomorrow.

published on : 15th October 2017

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav blames West Bengal government for shutdown in Darjeeling

Madhav, the party's in-charge of J-K and the northeast, said it is the West Bengal government's responsibility to address the grievances of people to restore peace and normalcy in Darjeeling.

published on : 15th October 2017

Won't allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir, says Expelled GJM leader Binay Tamang

Tamang blamed party supremo Bimal Gurung for violence in the hills and said the people of the region "will not allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir".

published on : 13th October 2017

Darjeeling hoteliers don't see tourists returning anytime soon after hills return to normalcy

Tourism and tea are the two biggest industries in the hills, generating over 80 percent of the employment in the hills and tourists won't be seen till next summer after the recent unrest of 104 days.

published on : 29th September 2017

People enjoy bandh-free Darjeeling day after strike suspension

The streets here are bustling with actiThe streets here are bustling with activity a day after normal life returned to the hills following the suspension of a strike that carried for 104 days.

published on : 28th September 2017

Darjeeling reopens after three-and-half months following the suspension of indefinite shutdown

Normalcy returned to Darjeeling hills today after three-and-half months following the suspension of the indefinite shutdown by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha.

published on : 27th September 2017
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