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Rajnath Singh invites GJM for talks over Darjeeling unrest today

This is the second time when Union Home Minister appealed for talks in the recent past.

13 Aug 2017 10:57 AM

Dialogue positive, consideration of Gorkhaland demand not in govt's hand: Mamata

Leaders of GJM, GNLF and Jan Andolan Party attended the peace-talk alongwith other political leaders.

29 Aug 2017 10:23 PM

Mamata Banerjee meets Hills parties, urges them to call off bandh

Banerjee has also called for an end to the indefinite shutdown that has been continuing for the last two months in the Darjeeling hills.

30 Aug 2017 8:14 PM

‘Gurung’ audio clip hints at crack within GJM

In the audio message, a male voice claiming himself as Mr Gurung was heard accusing a section of his leaders of keeping him in the dark.

31 Aug 2017 12:21 AM

Tourism sector looking for quick resolution of impasse in Darjeeling Hills

The minister was, however, quick to admit that it will take some time for the confidence among tourists to return.

02 Sep 2017 5:25 AM


A mess in Darjeeling: Trauma for Gorkhas

A people so mobilised will pelt stones at the leaders who promised them the moon and have shown no results.

15 Sep 2017 1:51 AM

Ready for dialogue with Mamata, says Bimal Gurung

The GJM leader also claimed they were fighting for the Gorkha identity and did not comment on the issue of a separate state.

12 Jan 2018 2:19 AM

Of evergreen Arun and BJP’s script for turncoats

Jaitley is playing a key role in the preparations for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls and is also busy unsettling the Oppn through his regular blogs.

24 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

'Gorkhaland was never promised by us,' says West Bengal BJP chief

Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of the state had witnessed a 104-day strike in 2017 seeking creation of separate Gorkhaland state.

14 Jul 2019 9:11 PM

Shikha Mukerjee | TMC realpolitik, BJP & future of ‘Gorkhaland’

This time the spark was lit by the October 7 invitation to talks to “discuss issues related to Gorkhaland” by the Union home ministry

02 Nov 2020 10:55 AM


Trinamul Congress fields 45 women, 57 Muslims

Stealing a march over the Opposition, the Trinamul Congress announced its list of candidates immediately after the Election Commission declared the schedule for Assembly election in Delhi.

05 Mar 2016 1:11 AM

Congress and Left finalise West Bengal seat-sharing deal

The Congress and Left Front have finally completed the seat adjustment process for the West Bengal Assembly elections on Sunday.

14 Mar 2016 3:27 AM

'Indebted to people,' says Mamata after formidable win; to take oath on May 27

'Want to thank the people who are most important in this celebration of democracy', says TMC supremo.

19 May 2016 7:13 PM

Tamang murder: Bimal Gurung, 17 others get bail

The 18 accused were granted bail against a personal bond of Rs 10,000 on each.

21 Dec 2016 4:15 AM

Triumph for Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal civic body polls

The TMC also managed to challenge a 10-year hold of the Gorkha Janmukti Mor-cha (GJM) in the hills.

18 May 2017 7:36 AM


TMC on defensive mode as parties raise concern

Chatterjee said, hinting at a conspiracy between the GJM and the BJP for disturbing peace in the Hills.

10 Jun 2017 4:58 AM

Kalimpong, Kurseong senior cops removed

The chief minister expressed her strong displeasure about the poor performance of the district police and pulled up senior officers.

11 Jun 2017 3:27 AM

Total rises to 1400 as Centre deploys 400 more paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling

The Home Ministry is closely monitoring the situation and assisting the state govt to restore normalcy and peace in the district.

15 Jun 2017 7:14 PM

Prepare for final battle for Gorkhaland: Bimal Gurung

Gurung’s message comes in the backdrop of the police raid at his premises at Singhmari and Patlebas here on Thursday.

17 Jun 2017 5:43 AM

WB demands 250 paramilitary personnel, Home Ministry sends half the number

Home Minister Rajnath Singh had on Sunday appealed to protesters not to resort to violence and instead hold dialogue to resolve any issue.

19 Jun 2017 8:35 PM