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Nepali and Darjeeling: The importance of the language in Gorkhaland movement

CM Mamata Banerjee had included Nepali as one of the six "second official" languages of the state. However, till date Nepali is not offered as an optional subject in the West Bengal Civil Services Examination.

GJM councillor Barun Bhujel’s death: Wife writes to PM Modi, Rajnath Singh; appeals for impartial probe

In her letter to the prime minister, Sabita had called for an evaluation of the postmortem report by an independent team. She had further appealed for a special investigation into Bhujel’s arrest, detention and death in custody.

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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.

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.

Darjeeling: SC allows Centre to pull out 7 CAPF companies

On October 17, the Calcutta HC had stayed the government move to withdraw 10 of the 15 CRPF companies, following which the government approached the apex court

Arrested GJM leader Barun Bhujel death: Family writes to NHRC, IG Prisons demanding probe, compensation

Tension prevailed in the Hills following Barun’s death, with GJM chief Bimal Gurung expressing his condolences and urging agitators to hit the streets.

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Bhanu Bhavan violence case: GJM Delhi chief Manoj Sankar arrested by CID, brought to Kolkata

Sankar was allegedly attempting to aid the Gorkhaland movement by recruiting people from areas such as North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur and Malda in the state.

Gorkhaland movement to be shifted to Delhi

The GMCC leaders will sit on a one-day hunger strike on August 4 at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. "After August 15, the GMCC will shift the andalon (movement) to Delhi and hold different programmes here," said GMCC chairman Kalyan Dewan.

Darjeeling boils again, 3 killed, Army out: Mamata offers talks if violence ceases, GJM says will only talk to centre

CM Mamata Banerjee accused the Centre of “non-cooperation” in dealing with the situation in the Hills, and alleged that the Central government and BJP were trying to “disturb peace” in North 24-Parganas district, where communal violence has broken out.

TMC working president in hills of Darjeeling resigns supporting Gorkhaland movement

Trinamool Congress hills president Rajen Mukhia, however, told that Khawas had resigned under pressure. "Yesterday Khawas's home in Darjeeling was attacked. A petrol bomb was thrown by some unidentified people. He is leaving the TMC in fear," said Rajen Mukhia

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