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Centre moves SC for withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling

Centre moves SC for withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling

The Central government on Wednesday sought the Supreme Court’s nod for withdrawing the remaining four companies of security forces from West Bengal’s trouble-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong for their deployment in poll-bound states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.The government was permitted to file an application for the withdrawal of central security forces as lawyer Wasim Qadri

Centre seeks withdrawal of paramilitary from Darjeeling

New Delhi, Oct 25, The central government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking the withdrawal of central security forces from trouble-torn Darjeeling in West Bengal where an agitation for a Gorkhaland has taken violent turns.The central government has challenged the Calcutta High Court order putting on hold the Centre’s decision to withdraw 10 of

Darjeeling Low-intensity blast, no casualty

Low-intensity blast in Darjeeling, no casualty

Darjeeling Low-intensity blast. A low-intensity blast took place in Teesta Bazar area of Darjeeling this morning as the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling Hills entered the 72nd day. Though there were no reports of any casualty or injury to any person, some shops were damaged. Darjeeling district officials said, the blast was triggered on a road near

Goodricke to open tea lounges across India

Sterling tea company of Goodricke Group will open tea lounges pan India to popularise the beverage among the people, particularly youngsters. “We have plans to open one tea lounge every year. Tea Board offers subsidy for the opening up of such lounges,” MD and CEO of Goodricke, Arun Singh told PTI. He said the company

Mamata briefs Rajnath on security situation in Darjeeling

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS Mamata briefs Rajnath on security situation in Darjeeling. New Delhi, Jul 25  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata briefs Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing strike demanding

Ban on internet in Darjeeling to continue

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS Darjeeling (WB), July 25 The ban on internet services in the Darjeeling Hills, facing indefinite shutdown for the last 41 days for carving out a separate state of Gorkhaland out of West Bengal, was extended today till August 4. The 41-day-long

GJM preparing for underground armed movement with Maoists help

For all the Latest news download Daily Post News app:- Click For Android Click For IOS GJM preparing underground armed movement Maoists help. Darjeeling (WB), Jul 23 The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train

Police outpost set afire by Gorkhaland supporters

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS Darjeeling (WB), Jul 22  A police outpost was set on fire by pro-gorkhaland agitators in Darjeeling hills and posters were distributed saying local MP S S Ahluwalia “has not been seen in the hills in the last few months” on the

Darjeeling agitation will turn terrible Chief Bimal Gurung

Darjeeling agitation will turn “terrible”: Gurung

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- For Android For IOS⁠⁠⁠⁠ Darjeeling agitation will turn terrible Chief Bimal Gurung. The chief of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung has warned that the agitation for a separate state will turn “terrible” as the indefinite strike called by the outfit entered its 32nd day

Number people take torch rally demanding Gorkhaland Siliguri

Number of people take out torch rally demanding Gorkhaland: Siliguri

Number of people on Sunday took out a torch rally here demonstrating a protest, demanding a separate Gorkhaland state. The roads were swamped with men and women holding torch and raising slogans like, “We want Gorkhaland”. On the other hand, Gorkha people in Darjeeling took out a bike rally protesting for the same. “We want a

Gorkhaland protests: Darjeeling schools to be given relaxation for 12 hours

Gorkhaland protests: Darjeeling schools to be given relaxation for 12 hours

Gorkhaland protests Darjeeling schools given relaxation12 hours. Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which is spearheading the protests for a separate Gorkhaland, on Wednesday gave a 12-hour window on June 23 to various schools in Darjeeling hills to evacuate students as normal life continues to be crippled on the seventh day of the indefinite shutdown. In a

'Mamata filing FIR against entire Darjeeling': BJP calls for probe

‘Mamata filing FIR against entire Darjeeling’: BJP calls for probe

‘Mamata filing FIR against entire Darjeeling’: BJP calls for probe. Training guns on Mamata Banerjee over the growing Darjeeling unrest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the West Bengal Chief Minister was ‘filing an FIR against the entire population of the state’.”Mamata Banerjee has filed an FIR against entire population of Darjeeling.

Darjeeling unrest, a boon for Sikkim tourism

The unrest in Darjeeling in the peak tourist season has come as a boon for Sikkim with tourists thronging the neighbouring hill state instead of Darjeeling in view of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha agitation. The GJM agitation in Darjeeling led to the cancellation of bookings by domestic and foreign tourists in the ‘Queen of hill

Darjeeling, Officer Killed, A 'Deep-Rooted Conspiracy'- Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling, Officer Killed, A ‘Deep-Rooted Conspiracy’- Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling, Officer Killed, A ‘Deep-Rooted Conspiracy’- Mamata Banerjee. A police officer was today stabbed to death by protesters during fresh clashes that erupted in Darjeeling after the son of a lawmaker was arrested and a senior Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader’s house was allegedly vandalised last night. Both protesters and security personnel were injured in

Stray incidents of violence reported from Darjeeling

Stray incidents of violence reported from Darjeeling

Stray incidents of violence reported from Darjeeling. Stray incidents of violence were reported from Darjeeling and nearby areas. Six suspected Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters detained on the second day of the shutdown called by the outfit. The shutdown, which disrupted normal life in the hills, was called following raids at the premises connected to GJM

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Darjeeling: GJM chief Bimal Gurung’s house raided, weapons seized

Police have become alert after the violence in West Bengal, on which, she is being raided to arrest suspected people. Meanwhile, the heavy police force of West Bengal raided Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung’s Darjeeling house on Thursday morning.The GJM party office in Patlaybas, near the party chief Bimal Gurung’s house, police recovered

Breaking: President’s escort car meets with an accident in Darjeeling

Darjeeling: President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy on Friday was involved in an accident when one of the escort vehicles slipped into a ditch while on its way to Bagdogra in northern West Bengal. Both Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was part of the convoy, are safe. The President is on a three-day