Darjeeling unrest

Lack of center's cooperation intensified Darjeeling stir; ready for talks says Mamata

Banerjee said foreign forces close to the Bharatiya Janata Party had a hand in the pro-Gorkhaland agitation.

published on : 8th July 2017

Darjeeling stir: Arson after youth's death, Army redeployed

Activists of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Gorkha National Liberation Front also clashed with the police at Sonada and Chawkbazar in Darjeeling.

published on : 8th July 2017

Doesn't Centre think Darjeeling unrest needs to be quelled quickly, asks Calcutta HC

Normal life has been affected severely in Darjeeling and Kalimpong due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown.

published on : 7th July 2017

Gorkhaland ethnic unrest pushes up Darjeeling tea prices as production declines 

Ethnic unrest in India's Darjeeling hills has wiped out the harvest of the world's most expensive tea, potentially pushing prices even higher.

published on : 6th July 2017

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha rules out talks with Bengal government

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) today ruled out any discussion with West Bengal government but said it is "comfortable" in holding talks with the BJP-led government at the Centre.

published on : 18th June 2017

Bengal writes to Centre for more forces for Darjeeling

The West Bengal government wrote to the Centre today seeking more forces to contain the current unrest in Darjeeling hills.

published on : 17th June 2017

Three GJM men killed, six including IRB officer injured in police firing

CM Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Kolkata that Assistant Commandant of the IRB's 2nd Battalion Kiran Tamang was critically injured in the violence.     

published on : 17th June 2017