October 29, 2017 1:17 am
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.
October 28, 2017 1:48 am
BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was in Siliguri, held CM Mamata Banerjee responsible for the present situation in the Hills.
October 28, 2017 1:31 am
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.
October 28, 2017 1:27 am
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
October 27, 2017 1:17 am
Tension prevailed in the Hills following Barun’s death, with GJM chief Bimal Gurung expressing his condolences and urging agitators to hit the streets.
October 26, 2017 1:09 am
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.
August 02, 2017 6:37 am
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.
July 09, 2017 7:28 am
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.
July 05, 2017 11:00 pm
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
June 18, 2017 9:38 am
"There are a lot of NRI families who visit Kolkata during the puja and then extend their trip to include Darjeeling but now it's all restricted to the city," said Anil Punjabi of Travel Agents Federation of India