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Wednesday, August 05, 2020



‘No development in Darjeeling, Kalimpong’: GNLF chief resigns from Hill committee

June 24, 2018 4:21 am

Speaking to The Sunday Express, GNLF spokesperson Neeraj Zimba said that the HADC, set up in 2017, had in effect become an obstacle to the group’s political objective — the implementation of the Sixth Schedule in the hill areas.

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

December 05, 2017 5:45 pm

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.

Arrested GJM leader Barun Bhujel dies in hospital, Bimal Gurung blames cops

October 26, 2017 12:55 am

Gorkha Yuva Morcha calls for a day-long strike in Hills today

In Darjeeling hills after the strike: losses, lack of cash, resentment

October 18, 2017 7:10 am

Traders’ goods go waste, salary accounts run dry, schools and colleges face uphill task completing course.

Mamata Banerjee blames Centre for unrest in Darjeeling

October 11, 2017 7:38 pm

In an apparent reference to the BJP, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee accused the saffron party of creating differences in the country.

BJP delegation in the hills: Amidst protests, Dilip Ghosh says TMC ‘provoked stir’

October 05, 2017 12:34 am

The BJP is the first political party to visit the Hills after the indefinite strike was lifted on September 26.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Gurung urges people in Hills to welcome BJP delegation, warns against ‘betrayers’

October 04, 2017 12:40 am

Warning the people against “betrayers” who are opposing his demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland, Gurung urged locals to narrate the “atrocities they had faced at the hands the police and administration” during the indefinite bandh in the Hills.

GJM leader Binay Tamang asks BJP to clear stand on Gorkhaland

October 03, 2017 5:26 pm

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had called off the indefinite bandh in the hills last week after a marathon 104 days following an appeal by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Darjeeling hoteliers don't see tourists returning anytime soon

September 29, 2017 8:33 pm

The shutdown in the hills, that went on for 104 days and was suspended by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung only last Tuesday, has already taken a heavy toll on Darjeeling's tourism sector.

Darjeeling gets back to normal life after three months of shutdown

September 27, 2017 6:00 pm

The GJM had on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of its indefinite shutdown in the northern West Bengal hills and said the situation would return to normal from 6 am on Wednesday.