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#LokSabhaElection2019: BJP replaces SS Ahluwalia as Darjeeling candidate

New Delhi, Mar 24 (UNI): The BJP on Sunday evening announced that its youth leader Raju Singh Bisht will be new NDA nominee from Darjeeling parliamentary constituency in West Bengal.

Darjeeling: Supreme Court allows central government to withdraw paramilitary forces

Darjeeling, Oct 28 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the centre to withdraw seven out of 15 paramilitary forces in violence-hit Darjeeling, West Bengal, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court stays withdrawal of central forces from Darjeeling

Darjeeling, Oct 17 (IBNS): Following the appeal by the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed the withdrawal of central paramilitary forces from violence-hit Darjeeling till October 27, media reports said.

BJP trying to destabilise Darjeeling: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IBNS): Following the withdrawal of the central paramilitary forces by the union government in Darjeeling, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to destabilise the hills in the state.

Cop killed, several injured in a clash with GJM in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, Oct 13 (IBNS): A police officer was killed and at least four cops were seriously injured in a crossfire between security forces and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters loyal to Bimal Gurung on Thursday midnight, officials said on Friday.

Darjeeling: GJM-police clash kills one, four injured

Darjeeling, Oct 13 (IBNS): Violence once again erupted in the hills of West Bengal, as a clash between policemen and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) faithfuls killed an officer and injured four others on Friday morning, media reports said.

BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh allegedly assaulted in Darjeeling

Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): West Bengal President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dilip Ghosh claimed that he and few of his companions were beaten up by Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists and the followers of expelled Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binoy Tamang in Darjeeling hills on Thursday.

Darjeeling: GJM calls off strike after 104 days

Darjeeling, Sep 27 (IBNS): After the appeal of Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), has finally called off an indefinite strike in Darjeeling after 104 days, media reports said.

Darjeeling unrest: Several injured in GJM-police clash in Kalimpong

Darjeeling, Sept 15 (IBNS): Several policemen and strike-supporters were injured after a clash broke out between police and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists at Dambar Chowk area in West Bengal's Kalimpong district on Friday, reports said.

West Bengal: Explosions rock Kalimpong, 1 killed

Darjeeling, Aug 19 (IBNS): At least one person was killed and several others were injured after two major explosions rocked Kalimpong Police Station area at Mela Ground area in West Bengal's Gorkhaland agitation hit Kalimpong district on Saturday night, reports said.

West Bengal: Explosion rocks Darjeeling, no casualties reported

Darjeeling, Aug 19 (IBNS): A moderate explosion was heard in Darjeeling's Chowk Bazar area in West Bengal on Friday midnight, reports said.

Gorkhaland Movement leaders calls on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

New York, Aug 13 (IBNS): A delegation of Gorkhaland Movement leaders called on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday.

Darjeeling unrest: 1 Gorkhaland supporter allegedly shot during GJM-police clash in Sukna

Darjeeling, Jul 29 (IBNS): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) claimed that its one supporter was shot after police allegedly opened fire on protesters in Sukna in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, reports said.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM says its activist killed in Mirik after police open fire on protesters

Darjeeling, Jul 18 (IBNS): One activist of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) was allegedly shot dead after the state police and the CRPF allegedly fired bullets aiming at Gorkhaland supporters during a clash between GJM and state's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) supportersin Darjeeling's Mirik area on Monday late evening, reports said.

Darjeeling unrest: Several establishments torched, Centre directed to send 4 more CRPF companies

Darjeeling, July 14 (IBNS): A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, comprising Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty, on Friday directed the Central government to send four more companies of paramilitary forces to Darjeeling hills in next the 48 hours.