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Police raid GJM chief Bimal Gurung's office, recover weapons

Darjeeling, June 15 (IBNS) : Amid escalating unrest in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal police on Thursday raided the office of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung’s and recovered a huge cache of weapons, reports said.

Darjeeling: GJM activists clash with police on second day of indefinite strike

Darjeeling, June 13 (IBNS): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters got engaged in a clash with the police force on Tuesday morning in Chowck Bazar area, as their indefinite strike entered second day.

Darjeeling hills limp back to normalcy on Saturday after two days of tense situation

Kolkata/Darjeeling, Jun 10 (IBNS): Queen of the hill stations, Darjeeling in West Bengal, limped back to normal life on Saturday after the upheaval witnessed on previous two days, according to media reports.

Present situation in Darjeeling is under control, peace restored: Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling, June 9 (IBNS): After the passage of twenty four hours since the violent protest of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) broke in the hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that the situation in Darjeeling is currently under control and peace has been restored in the area, according to media reports.

Darjeeling Police and Amway India organises marathon

Siliguri, Jan 16 (IBNS): Darjeeling Police and Amway India on Thursday organised the fourth edition of Darjeeling Police Marathon 2017 collaboration with GTA at the Baghajatin Sports Club, Siliguri and Bengal Road Race Association to celebrate the 154th Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

West Bengal: Toy train derails near Kurseong, 11 hurt

Kolkata/Darjeeling, Jan 10 (IBNS): At least 11 persons were injured when a Darjeeling to Siliguri bound toy train went off the track near Kurseong in north Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.

Sukna helicopter crash: Mamata Banerjee mourns loss of lives

Kolkata/Siliguri, Nov 30 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday mourned the loss of lives in the crash of a Cheetah helicopter of Indian Army in a forest at Sukna near Siliguri city in Darjeeling district of the state which killed at least three army officials.

West Bengal: Two held with fake currency in Siliguri

Kolkata/Siliguri, Oct 16 (IBNS): West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Sunday nabbed two persons, including an ex-serviceman of Assam Rifles, along with FICN (Fake Indian Currency Notes) worth 44 thousands from Darjeeling More area under Siliguri Police Commissionerate's Pradhan Nagar Police Station limits in West Bengal, officials said.

Smoking in public places banned in Darjeeling

Kolkata, Aug 16 (IBNS): The local administration has strictly banned smoking in public places in West Bengal's hill town Darjeeling, starting from Monday, officials said.

Mamata Banerjee's escort car falls into Darjeeling gorge

Darjeeling, July 15 (IBNS) : An escort car for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee fell into a gorge in Darjeeling on Friday, reports said.

Darjeeling is a mini India, says President

Darjeeling, July 12 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Darjeeling is mini India and not merely a simple geographic expression.

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Darjeeling from July 12 to 15

New Delhi, July 11 (IBNS): President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will visit Darjeeling city in West Bengal from July 12 to 15, 2016.

40 percent polling in West Bengal in first four hours

Kolkata, Apr 17 (IBNS) At least 40 percent polling was recorded in West Bengal in the first four hours of its first phase of vote on Thursday even as a few untoward incidents were reported, said officials.