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Can't stay in Darjeeling, don’t know how to leave

Tuesday 6 August '13

Hostel boarders have been served an ultimatum to leave, with the movement for a Gorkhaland
Didi goes after Naxal in Kolkata, JU graduate first to be arrested

Sunday 4 August '13

Joyeeta Das, a graduate of Jadavpur University (JU) and founder member of Maoist front Mahila Matangini Samiti,
Protester who burnt self is dead

Sunday 4 August '13

GJM leaders shut down two power hydel projects, five held in arson case
Retired Gorkha troops say will return medals

Sunday 4 August '13

About 20,000 retired soldiers of the Gorkha regiment will surrender their medals and decorations to the President and Union Home Minister
Protester who burnt self is dead

Sunday 4 August '13

GJM leaders shut down two power hydel projects, five held in arson case
Retired Gorkha troops say will return medals

Sunday 4 August '13

About 20,000 retired soldiers of the Gorkha regiment will surrender their medals and decorations to the President and Union Home Minister on the eve of Independence Day to protest
Arson attacks in Darjeeling as central forces rushed in

Saturday 3 August '13

Gorkha leaders deny role in violence, disown attackers
Arson attacks singe Darjeeling as central forces arrive ahead of GJM bandh

Friday 2 August '13

GJM leaders denied the outfit was behind the violence and disowned the attackers.
GJM takes a hard line, calls indefinite strike from Aug 3

Friday 2 August '13

After three rounds of meetings since morning to decide on the nature of the shutdown, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) decided to go for a total clampdown on normal life in the hills indefinitely — st...
Forces march to hills as GJM calls strike

Friday 2 August '13

Gorkhaland GJM delegation to visit Delhi today
In Darjeeling, GJM begins do-or-die stir; bandh from Saturday

Thursday 1 August '13

In the wake of the Centre giving nod to the formation of Telangana state, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Wednesday announced an indefinite strike, beginning Saturday, in the hills of Darjeeling ...
GJM launches do-or-die stir

Thursday 1 August '13

Darjeeling bandh: Mamata rules out division, accuses Centre of trouble-making
GJM supporter makes self immolation bid

Wednesday 31 July '13

A 30-year-old GJM supporter tried to immolate himself in Kalimpong on Tuesday in support of the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland
Trinamool’s pockets of gloom

Tuesday 30 July '13

Ruling party may be sweeping panchayat elections, but its victory run is interrupted in Singur and Nandigram — the land protest hubs and cradles of poriborton
KLO regroups in north with Malda as its new base

Monday 29 July '13

West Bengal Police in its report to the state government has claimed that Kamtapuri Liberation Organisation (KLO) has started regrouping in north Bengal again
Ahead of stir, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha logs into social media for support

Sunday 28 July '13

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung joined the social media bandwagon with the opening of Facebook and Twitter accounts Saturday
Telangana fuels Gorkhaland clamour, GJM calls 3-day strike

Sunday 28 July '13

With the Congress core committee moving close to creation of the Telangana state, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) has called a 72-hour strike in the hills in what it terms the "start" of "the final ...
GJM revives state demand as Mamata blames Centre

Sunday 28 July '13

Telangana fans Gorkhaland demand, Gurung gives 72-hr strike call in hills
Telangana coming soon, govt urged us to stay calm, claim Gorkha leaders

Saturday 27 July '13

Trilok Dewan said conceding Telangana would lead to trouble in the Gorkha areas
Telangana coming soon, govt urged us to stay calm, claim Gorkha leaders

Saturday 27 July '13

If the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership is to be believed, the UPA government has indicated to them that it has decided in favour of a separate Telangana state and asked them to remain peaceful when ...

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