September 26, 2017 9:23 pm
The announcement comes hours after Rajnath Singh made an appeal to the GJM leadership to withdraw the indefinite shutdown and also convened a meeting to resolve the unrest in the Darjeeling hills.
August 31, 2017 7:55 pm
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had described the August 29 talks, which were held at the state secretariat, as "positive and cordial" and said talks will continue to restore peace and normalcy in the Darjeeling hills.
August 30, 2017 7:26 pm
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) took out rallies in various parts of the hills during the day demanding restoration of Internet services, which remain suspended in the hills since June 18 and an immediate withdrawal of police forces from Darjeeling.
August 28, 2017 10:18 pm
Banerjee had taken the initiative to call meeting between government and hill parties after Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) wrote to her requesting for opening dialogue in order to resolve the crisis caused by indefinite shutdown in Gorkhaland.
August 25, 2017 12:46 pm
The blast comes just a day after twin blasts shook Darjeeling hills. In yesterday's blast also, there was no report of any casualty or injury. Today's blast is the third such incident since the indefinite shutdown to press for a separate Gorkhaland state, began over two months ago.
June 27, 2017 2:00 am
Amidst the Gorkhaland agitation by Gorkha Janmukti Party near Chowkbazaar area at the Darjeeling Hills, the national parties offices are difficult to be located by the natives, especially during times when there is political unrest within the region.
June 08, 2017 10:33 pm
Despite the West Bengal chief minister's clarification that Nepali will remain an official language, the damage has been done.
January 22, 2014 5:33 pm
Banerjee announced that the state government would give Rs 1.7 crore for upgrading the Kanchenjunga stadium.
September 12, 2013 7:22 pm
The 576 ration dealers have been given three days to respond to the notices.
September 09, 2013 12:26 pm
The Gorkha Joint Action Committee is slated to review its future course of action tomorrow.