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.
New York, Aug 13 (IBNS): A delegation of Gorkhaland Movement leaders called on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday.
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.
Kolkata/Siliguri, Jul 23 (IBNS): Police on Saturday midnight shut down the operations of a Nepali satellite TV channel in north Bengal's Siliguri city for its alleged biased coverage of Darjeeling unrest, reports said.
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, 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.
Darjeeling, Jul 8 (IBNS): Two strike supporters were killed during a clash with police force in Darjeeling hills, taking the death toll to 3, reports said.
Darjeeling, June 27 (IBNS): Local authorities on Tuesday extended the ban on internet till July 4 midnight in Darjeeling Sadar, Kurseong and Mirik Sub Divisions in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.
Darjeeling, June 27 (IBNS): Triggering tension in violence-hit Darjeeling hills, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists hurt themselves with tubelights at Chawk Bazar area on Tuesday, saying that they are ready to give blood and sacrifice their lives for Gorkhaland.
Darjeeling, June 20 (IBNS) : As unrest continues to rage in Darjeeling over a fresh movement for statehood, the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha has called for a meeting on Tuesday, of all political parties from the hills to decide the "next course of action," reports said.
Kolkata, June 19 (IBNS) : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for The Hague in the Netherlands to attend a UN meet as unrest continued to rage in Darjeeling where an indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha entered the eight dayhe eighth day.
New Delhi, June 18 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday urged people of Darjeeling to remain calm and peaceful.
Darjeeling, June 18 (IBNS): Amid escalating tension in the hills of West Bengal, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)'s protests over the demand for a separate state in Darjeeling are set to intensify with party chief Bimal Gurung asking his supporters to defy curfew and assemble at Chowk Bazaar on Sunday, media reports said.