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Gorkhaland

After North Bengal UT, BJP MLA Revives Gorkhaland Demand In Darjeeling

Jun 27, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

The GNLF, which was a dying force until a couple of years ago, is witnessing a revival, thanks to its partnership with the BJP

Tamang Happy Over Meet With Mamata, But Bimal Gurung 'Closed Chapter'

Nov 03, 2020 PTI

Darjeeling does not want Gurung back, says Binoy Tamang


Bengal’s ‘Most Wanted’ Gorkhaland Leader Bimal Gurung Snaps Ties With BJP

Bimal Gurung, key leader of a faction of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, announces decision to form an alliance with the TMC.

After RS Passed Bill To Turn J&K Into UT, Darjeeling's Demand For Separate Statehood Rekindles

Aug 06, 2019

'We think this is the appropriate time for the Centre to make Darjeeling a Union territory with a legislature. We would soon start agitation over this,' Gorkha Janamukti Morcha representative said.


Mukul Roy's 'BJP Against Division Of Bengal' Remark Likely To Revive Gorkhaland Agitation

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy’s recent statement has kicked up a storm in the Darjeeling region in north Bengal.

17 April, 2019

Darjeeling: A Political Bargaining Chip

Probir Pramanik

A section of the hill residents, however, feel short-changed by the BJP, which earlier showed sympathy towards the Gorkhaland agitation, but is coy about the demand in this poll, as it does not want to spoil its chance in the other 41 seats in Bengal.


25 March, 2019

How Raju Bista's Candidature Is Fomenting Discontent In The Darjeeling Hills

Probir Pramanik

'How is Raju Bista?' is a question making the rounds in the politically fractured and strategically placed hills in Northern Bengal.


22 March, 2019

Politics Of Relevance And The Bogey Of Gorkhaland

Probir Pramanik

Raising the bogey of Gorkhaland periodically, hill parties have tried to stay relevant in the hill politics, say analysts. However, no political party or leader has been sincere in resolving the century-old demand.


19 March, 2018

When The Mega Rally Of Annual Himalayan Drive Passed Through Darjeeling’s Politically Disturbed Terrain

Dola Mitra

A semblance of peace has returned to Darjeeling but the tension still lurks.


16 March, 2018

SC Rejects Formal GJM Leader Bimal Gurung's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest

Outlook Web Bureau

The GJM leader had claimed in the top court that he was being politically persecuted by the West Bengal government.


26 February, 2018

Former Footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, Who Resigned From Trinamool Congress, Set To Join BJP?

Outlook Web Bureau

His departure from TMC can be seen in the light of further carrying out political aspirations in Sikkim-his home state.


16 October, 2017

Home Ministry To Withdraw 1,000 Paramilitary Personnel From Protest-Hit Darjeeling

Outlook Web Bureau

However, five additional companies of the CRPF will be in the hills to assist the state police force.


13 October, 2017

Won't Allow Darjeeling To Turn Into Kashmir: Expelled GJM Leader Tamang

Outlook Web Bureau

A sub-inspector was shot dead and four policemen were injured in clashes allegedly with Gurung's supporters on Friday.


13 October, 2017

Darjeeling: Sub-Inspector Killed, Several Policemen Hurt In Clashes With Bimal Gurung Loyalists

Outlook Web Bureau

The police team had gone to a forest to catch the leader of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha


06 October, 2017

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh Chased And Heckled In Darjeeling, Binay Tamang Condemns Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

On Thursday, Ghosh was allegedly chased and heckled by rebel GJM supporters, who gathered and raised slogans for saying 'no' to Gorkhaland.


27 September, 2017

GJM Withdraws Indefinite Shutdown In Darjeeling After Rajnath's Appeal To Restore Normalcy

Outlook Web Bureau

Rajnath Singh, earlier in a statement, said that the Centre was taking all possible steps to resolve the row through dialogue.


26 September, 2017

Rajnath Appeals To Gorkha Janmukti Morcha To Withdraw Strike, Asks Home Secretary To Convene Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

"dialogue is the only way out to resolve any problem and solutions can be found through restraint and mutual dialogue within the legal ambit," he said.


15 September, 2017

GJM Activists Ransack Shops, Attack Bus, Clash With Police As Shutdown Enters 93rd Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Police baton-charged the protestors and arrested 12 GJM supporters.


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