Tag Archives: Darjeeling

Calcutta HC orders interim stay on withdrawal of CAPF from Darjeeling hills

West Bengal government is making efforts to restore normalcy in the Darjeeling hills The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed the withdrawal of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from Darjeeling hills, the scene of unrest over the statehood demand, till October 27, ...

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Mamata writes to Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, over withdrawal of forces from Darjeeling

Ms. Banerjee said that she spoke to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, after which it was decided that seven companies would be withdrawn. Describing the Centre’s decision to withdraw forces from the Darjeeling hills as being “contrary to common sense” West Bengal Chief ...

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Darjeeling: Policeman feared killed during raids to nab Bimal Gurung

According to the police, raids were conducted at Patlaybas (residence of Gurung) and surrounding areas based on information from sources. A police personnel is feared killed in Darjeeling after clashes with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) agitators on Friday. A police ...

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Mamata Banerjee blames Centre for unrest in Darjeeling

In an apparent reference to the BJP, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee accused the saffron party of creating differences in the country. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeetoday held the Centre responsible for the Darjeeling unrest and said the state government would ...

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GJM withdraws indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills after Home Minister’s appeal

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 Following Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s appeal, Gorkha Janmukti ...

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