Tag Archives: Darjeeling

Bengal Government Fears Darjeeling Agitation May Turn Into An Underground Armed Movement

Senior police officers currently involved in controlling the law and order situation in Darjeeling have expressed fear of armed attack on them by the agitators. Several senior IPS officers have been sent to handle the situation in the hills, as ...

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‘Victim’s family served Army for generations’

KOLKATA: The family of Tashi Bhutia (30) has served the Army for generations, yet he was shot dead by the police in Sonada -nearly 15 km from Darjeeling -on Friday evening, like a common criminal, the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) leadership ...

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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. The ...

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Darjeeling unrest: Why demand for Gorkhaland remains relevant even after a century of protests

Darjeeling: The recent turn of events following the proposed Bengali language imposition plans in Darjeeling Hills, Terai and Dooars region by the West Bengal government has led to the resurgence of the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland within India. ...

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Darjeeling unrest: GJM allows 12 hours ‘partial relaxation’ for Muslims to observe Eid

Darjeeling: Amid the ongoing indefinite shutdown in the West Bengal hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership on Sunday said there will be “partial relaxation for 12 hours” on Monday for the Muslim community to observe Eid. However, the GJM ...

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