Several shops and markets in the hills remained open braving threats and intimidation by the GJM activists.
22 Sep 2017 3:27 AM
Except medical shops, business establishments, restaurants, hotels, schools and colleges remained closed.
09 Sep 2017 7:44 AM
The CID recently issued a lookout notice against Gurung and two other GJM leaders in connection with the violence in Darjeeling.
06 Sep 2017 8:53 PM
Special arrangements were made by the police and security personnel, who are keeping a tight vigil in order to avoid any untoward incident here.
09 Aug 2017 3:46 AM
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is spearheading the shutdown in Darjeeling to press the demand for a separate Gorkhaland.
01 Aug 2017 8:42 PM
The protesters turned violent and set fire to some vehicles parked nearby.
30 Jul 2017 3:59 AM
The GJM leadership has claimed that the police have resorted to firing which was denied by the district administration.
29 Jul 2017 3:52 PM
The 100-year-old Raj Rajeswari Hall in the Kurseong sub-division was reduced to cinder when GJM activists set it afire late last night.
19 Jul 2017 8:45 PM
Besides revenue loss, delay in plucking due to Gorkha agitation has caused loss of entire July crop.
06 Jul 2017 4:40 PM
Scores of people on Sunday took out a torch rally in Darjeeling demonstrating a protest, demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.
03 Jul 2017 2:22 PM
Mamata said at the Kolkata airport that violent protests will not be tolerated and her ministers are monitoring the situation in the hills.
19 Jun 2017 11:20 AM
Several tourists who had come to enjoy the scenic beauty of the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ were finding it difficult to get down safely to the plains.
17 Jun 2017 5:21 AM
The Army was requisitioned by the West Bengal government for the hill towns of Kurseong and Kalimpong as a precautionary measure.
09 Jun 2017 2:26 PM