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During Gorkhaland agitation, people of Darjeeling hills subjected to unimaginable atrocities: NCW chairman

“I did not feel like I was in independent India. Police acted at the behest of the ruling party," Rekha Sharma said.

Pawan Chamling meets Binay Tamang, says will not meddle in Darjeeling affairs

“There will be no more political disturbance in the Hills. I have suggested that they should bring in the revolution of development, instead of resorting to violence and bandhs, which will only result in destruction,"Pawan Chamling said,

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Centre seeks to withdraw four companies of CPMF from Darjeeling

The government said it has received a recommendation from Election Commission of India (ECI) for deployment of central paramilitary forces (CPMF) in three Northeastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, in which assembly elections will be held in February.

Supreme Court allows Centre to pull out troops from Darjeeling

The Centre argued that they needed the troops for deployment at poll bound states of Himachal and Gujarat.

Darjeeling unrest: BJP delegation to meet GJM’s Bimal Gurung faction in hills this week

BJP is the first party to send its delegation to the Hills, following the withdrawal of the indefinite shutdown over the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

Binay Tamang called bandh, I was not in favour: GJM Chief Bimal Gurung

“Binay Tamang should have raised the Gorkhaland issue. He is a traitor. Why demand the removal of cases (against GJM leaders)?" asked Gurung.

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Second meeting on Gorkhaland: Mamata Banerjee orders probe into ‘police firing deaths’, says ready to compensate kin

Asserting that her government wants a “permanent solution” to the impasse in the Hills, Mamata exhorted the Hill parties to call off their indefinite strike and restore normalcy.

Gorkhaland agitation: GJM Gurung faction meets Rajnath Singh, demands dialogue

A statement issued by the GJM after the meeting said that as CM Mamata Banerjee had said that the Gorkhaland issue was beyond state government’s purview, the leaders urged Singh to begin the process of tripartite talks.

Darjeeling unrest: Rift in GJM over ending shutdown, Bimal Gurung removes party leader Binay Tamang

This comes 80 days after the GJM called an indefinite strike in the Hills over its demand of Gorkhaland and two days after the Hill parties, including a GJM delegation led by Tamang, met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata.

Sharp differences among hill parties on continuing shutdown

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.

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