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Army being called out in Darjeeling

The army was being deployed in violence-hit areas of Darjeeling district after 2 persons were killed on Tuesday when the police opened fire to stop Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters from taking out......

Bandh for Gorkhaland paralyses Darjeeling

Normal life in the three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling district was paralysed on Tuesday as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha enforced a second spell of indefinite bandh in the area, to press for its......

HC stays removal of central forces from Darjeeling

The Calcutta high court on Tuesday stayed the withdrawal of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces from Darjeeling hills, the scene of unrest over the statehood demand, till October 27, in a relief to......

Cop killed in clashes with Bimal Gurung's supporters

A sub-inspector was shot dead and four policemen were injured in clashes between the police and alleged supporters of Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung after security forces raided a forest area near......

Factional war in GJM as Gorkhaland stir nears 100 days

While a group led by Binay Tamang wants to end the shutdown, the mainstream GJM, led by its supremo Bimal Gurung, wants the status quo to continue, reports Avishek Rakshit. Factionalism, both......

The trouble with your Darjeeling tea

Amid the Gorkhaland agitation, the famous tea gardens of the area are now braced for a hefty hit from bonus payouts. Avishek Rakshit reports. The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, stipulates that......

Real reason behind Bandhan Bank's rising NPA

Over 75 per cent of the bank's Rs 175 crore NPA arises from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Agri loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra have not only added......

Gorkha agitation threatens Darjeeling's tea business

Darjeeling is on the boil over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state. June and July are bad months to have a strike.Tea picking during its most valuable season has been affected.Those......

Your favourite cup of tea could be in trouble!

The world-famous Darjeeling tea is losing its flavour even as it struggles with falling production, says Avishek Rakshit.  IMAGE: The key problem which plagues the Darjeeling gardens is the......

Organic tea project to begin soon

India's organic farming efforts will see a sea change in the tea sector following the launch of the project to develop organic black tea with funding from the Amsterdam-based Common Fund for......
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Mamata leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today left for North Bengal to discuss the current situation in Darjeeling hills with all political... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/mamata-leaves-for-north-bengal-to-discuss-darjeeling-issues-117112000939_1.html
SC to hear Centre's plea on withdrawing forces from Darjeeling

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging the Calcutta high court order on withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/oct/25/sc-to-hear-centres-plea-on-withdrawing-forces-from-darjeeling/0f4f5428f1328ccb2537f6df0091e94c
Police

The West Bengal Police has launched a massive manhunt in Darjeeling and its surrounding areas for the fugitive GJM supremo Bimal Gurung, who has... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/massive-manhunt-for-gurung-in-darjeeling-hills-police-117102100567_1.html
West Bengal police Director visits Darjeeling, says situation is normal

Three days after the death of a police officer during a clash in the northern hills, West Bengal Police Director General Surajit Kar Purkayastha on... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a780686.html
Centre allows continued deployment of 800 paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling

Faced with opposition from the West Bengal government, the Centre today allowed continued deployment of 800 paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/638083/centre-allows-continued-deployment-800.html

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