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BENGAL News

Nation At 9: Gorkhaland echoes pan India; no to Mamata open to PM Modi?

Nation At 9: Gorkhaland echoes pan India; no to Mamata open to PM Modi?

Darjeeling is a warzone for the 8th day running. Three people have already died, several others injured, scores of tourists trapped and locals caught ... Read More

GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown

GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown

The picturesque hill town of Darjeeling in northern West Bengal will have another shutdown as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership is set to o... Read More

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Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condemned the vandalism unleashed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM), alleging "deep-rooted con... Read More

Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose demands respect for Gorkhas

Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose demands respect for Gorkhas

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose has demanded respect for the Gorkha community amid the ongoing agitation by the GJM in the... Read More

Can't be intimidated with threats, Mamata Banerjee tells GJM

Can't be intimidated with threats, Mamata Banerjee tells GJM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted she will not be intimidated with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's (GJM) "threats" and claimed it... Read More

Strike begins in Bengal's tea gardens

Two-day strike begins in Bengal's tea gardens

The joint forum of trade unions of the tea industry in north Bengal on Monday began a two-day industrial strike, demanding implementation of minimum w... Read More

Darjeeling boils: GJM advices tourists to leave Darjeeling before bandh

Darjeeling is on the edge with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) gearing up for a month long 'bandh' in the region. The GJM has called for total non... Read More

July 1 'extremely difficult' for GST roll-out, says Bengal FM Amit Mitra

July 1 'extremely difficult' for GST roll-out, says Bengal FM Amit Mitra

While BJP-ruled states gave a go ahead to July 1 roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra continued to ra... Read More

Darjeeling limping back to normal amid uncertainty

Darjeeling limping back to normal amid uncertainty

Life returned to normal in the northern West Bengal hills with no violence reported so far on Sunday, but uncertainty prevails as the Gorkha Janmukti ... Read More

GJM leaders call for indefinite bandh in Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

GJM leaders call for indefinite bandh in Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

Darjeeling is on boil due to massive protests by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). This comes after Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s call for ‘compulso... Read More