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SC rejects Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung's plea seeking protection from arrest

The GJM leader had claimed in the top court that he was being politically persecuted by the West Bengal government.

published on : 16th March 2018

Give me peace, I will give you prosperity: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee tells Darjeeling

Months after violence and tension erupted in the north West Bengal hills centering the Gorkhaland movement, Mamata asked the political outfits in Darjeeling to maintain peace.

published on : 13th March 2018

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

The apex court also set aside the Calcutta High Court order that had restrained the Centre from withdrawing CAPF from the state's hill regions.

published on : 21st February 2018

Former Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chairman arrested

He was arrested today for his alleged involvement in destroying public property in the Darjeeling hills during the Gorkhaland statehood agitation last year.

published on : 18th January 2018

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo Bimal Gurung's close aide arrested from Indo-Nepal border

Former Gorkha Territorial Administration vice-chairman Lobsang Lama was arrested by Kalimpong district police from Indo-Nepal international border at Khoribari

published on : 18th January 2018

Demand for Gorkhaland is within Constitutional framework: Former GJM chief Bimal Gurung

Earlier in December, Gurung claimed before apex court that the Mamata Banjerjee-led government was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood.

published on : 11th January 2018

Protests in 2017 that saw people take to the streets and fight for their rights

India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.

published on : 3rd January 2018

2017: The year when Darjeeling hills simmered in Gorkhaland movement 

Setting aside their differences with GJM, prominent hill outfits like the Gorkha National Liberation Front and the Jana Andolan Party supported the cause of Gorkhaland.

published on : 26th December 2017

2017: Efforts to bring in peace in Jammu and Kashmir, action on NGOs kept MHA busy

The central government released nearly Rs 20,000 crore of the Rs 80,000-crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 25th December 2017

West Bengal government trying to end Gorkhaland movement: Bimal Gurung to SC

Patwalia raised the issue of alleged violation of human rights and extra-judicial killings by the state police and referred to a number of such purported cases.

published on : 5th December 2017

Supreme Court to hear plea filed by West Bengal Government against GJM president Bimal Gurung

Earlier in the week, Gurung claimed before apex court that the Mamata Banjerjee-led government was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood.

published on : 4th December 2017

SC allows Centre to redeploy four companies of central forces from Darjeeling to Gujarat for polls

The apex court allowed the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of central paramilitary forces stationed at Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal and redeploy them in Gujarat.

published on : 27th November 2017

Development in Darjeeling will never be compromised: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the state government would work together with the local parties and people for its prosperity.

published on : 21st November 2017

Mamata Banerjee leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

The all-party meeting from the Darjeeling hills will take place at Pintail village during which the chief minister would also take a stock of the ongoing projects there.

published on : 20th November 2017

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
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