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SC dismisses Gurung plea to transfer cases to independent agency

Referring to violence in Darjeeling during agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, the bench said, “The State is obliged to maintain law and order and to protect life and property of the citizens. It has to take necessary steps to contain such agitation and restore the peace.”

Supreme Court rejects GJM leader Bimal Gurung's plea seeking protection from arrest

Supreme Court rejects GJM leader Bimal Gurung’s plea seeking protection from arrest

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

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Darjeeling crisis: Ready for dialogue with Mamata Banerjee, says Bimal Gurung

Bimal Gurung rejected Mamata Banerjee’s accusation that he was a separatist, saying his party’s demands were within the purview of the Constitution

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As Darjeeling limps back to normalcy, GJM rift paints ‘uneasy picture’ for 2018

All eyes are on January 15, when Bimal Gurung’s plea seeking immunity against detention and arrest by the West Bengal government will be heard by the Supreme Court.

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

Bimal Gurung’s counsel claimed that the state was proceeding in a “biased manner” against GJM members and there was an environment of “constant fear” in Darjeeling due to this.

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Bengal govt persecuting me: Bimal Gurung

Senior lawyer A M Singhvi, appearing for Bengal Police, said there were several cases, including that of murder and rioting, against Gurung and a 26-year-old police officer was also killed during Gorkhaland agitation.

Gorkha Jan Mukti chief Bimal Gurung

Bimal Gurung hits out at Hill parties: ‘They sold our aspirations for frivolous doles’

Binay Tamang had on November 20 said he had suspended Gurung for six months. He also alleged that a majority of GJM’s central committee leaders had elected him as party president

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No coercive action against Bimal Gurung: SC to cops

Gurung and some of his aides have been absconding since August, after they were booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with the violence in Darjeeling hills during the recent 104-day agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland

Gorkha Jan Mukti chief Bimal Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha suspends Bimal Gurung for 6 months, Binay Tamang is new chief

Gurung’s wife and GJM Mahila Morcha chief Asha, his close aide and party general secretary Roshan Giri and seven others were also suspended for six months

Gorkha Jan Mukti chief Bimal Gurung

‘Welcome NIA probe into deaths, blasts’, says GJM chief Bimal Gurung

The GJM chief has accused state government of framing cases against GJM leaders, but failing to investigate “real” causes and culprits. Gurung stressed on Darjeeling’s sensitive location, and said subversive activities are a threat to the nation.

Gorkha Jan Mukti chief Bimal Gurung

As NIA initiates preliminary enquiry in Darjeeling, Bimal Gurung, in hiding, welcomes move

Gurung has been in the hiding with state police conducting raids to arrest him. The stage is also set for yet another confrontation between Bengal government and the centre over the issue.

Gorkha Jan Mukti chief Bimal Gurung

GJM President Bimal Gurung to appear soon before public: Roshan Giri

Bimal Gurung and five others were booked in connection with June 8 violence in the Darjeeling hills.

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People see Bimal Gurung as leader, Binay Tamang as traitor: Dilip Ghosh

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was in Siliguri, held CM Mamata Banerjee responsible for the present situation in the Hills.

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Bimal Gurung supporters reclaim GJM office in Kalimpong, hang his picture inside

Gurung supporters put up a picture of the leader inside the office, and displayed flags with the GJM chief’s picture on top of the building.

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Massive manhunt for Gurung in Darjeeling hills: Police

A fresh FIR was lodged against him earlier this month for his alleged involvement in the death of a police sub-inspector, who was killed during an exchange of fire with alleged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters on October 13.