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17 July, 2017 11:49 AM Bengal Government Fears Darjeeling Agitation May Turn Into An Underground Armed Movement

Senior police officers currently involved in controlling the law and order situation in Darjeeling have expressed fear of armed attack on them by the agitators. Several senior IPS officers have been sent to handle the situation in the hills, as an indefinite strike has been on in Darjeeling for the past one month in demand for a separate Gorkhaland state 43

16 July, 2017 6:08 PM Activists oppose GST on sanitary napkins

Numerous women activists, led by Pushpa Amaranath, member and former president, Mysuru Zilla Panchayat, staged a postcard agitation on Sunday demanding that the Union government withdraw GST on sanitary napkins forthwith. The agitators posted hundreds of letters to Union Minister Nirmala Sitaraman to withdraw GST on sanitary napkins and said that sanitary 32

12 July, 2017 6:42 PM Protests Over Gangster Anandpal Singh's Encounter Turn Violent In Rajasthan's Nagaur

A mob attacked a police team with stones and set a police vehicle on fire in Sanwarda village in Nagaur district late Wednesday evening, injuring 16 policemen. At least 16 policemen were injured, including a Superintendent of Police, as hundreds of protesters turned violent in a village in Rajasthan's Nagaur district on Wednesday. The villagers were demanding 89

12 July, 2017 8:54 AM Noida: Angry mob attacks Mahagun Moderne society over resident ‘beating up maid’ and 'holding her hostage'

Residents at Noida's Mahagun Moderne society in Sector 78 have denied allegations that a resident hit and held hostage a domestic help worker Dramatic scenes unfolded at the Mahagun Moderne society located in Noida’s Sector 78 today as an angry mob entered the premises of the residential society and ransacked it. A riot-like situation broke out early 3

10 July, 2017 2:44 AM Hills burn, TMC vows to prevent Bengal division

Sporadic violence and arson, which has kept Darjeeling on the boil for the last 25 days, continued unabated on Sunday with marching Army columns keeping a close watch on funeral rallies in Darjeeling and Sonada taken out by GJM and GNLF, on a day the ruling Trinamool vowed to “give our life and blood” but not to allow Bengal to be divided. DARJEELING 36

9 July, 2017 8:15 PM 4 cops hurt in fresh violence in Darjeeling

DARJEELING: Sporadic violence and arson, which has kept the Hills on the boil for the last 25 days, continued on Sunday even as Army columns kept a close watch on the funeral rallies in Darjeeling and Sonada. A huge mob set ablaze a BDO office and a police camp at Pokribong, injuring four police personnel. Cops said firearms were also looted. Agitators 45

9 July, 2017 4:53 PM 4 Police Personnel Injured In Fresh Darjeeling Violence

Darjeeling: The violence erupted again in Darjeeling today on the 25th day of pro-Gorkhaland stir, with agitators setting aflame a police camp, injuring four police personnel and attacking a BDO office at Pokribong. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists also took out a rally at Chowkbazar with the bodies of Suraj Sundas and Sameer Subba who were allegedly 45

8 July, 2017 7:09 PM Widespread violence in Darjeeling, army deployed

Darjeeling: The army was deployed in north West Bengal`s hills on Saturday after three persons died and a policeman sustained injuries in a sudden escalation of violence with pro-Gorkhaland activists engaging in widespread arson and vandalism targeting a railway station, police outposts and government offices. "Three persons have died, one on Friday 47

8 July, 2017 7:04 AM Bengali chauvinism fuels Darjeeling unrest as statehood demand escalates

Mamata has run out of ideas about controlling situation except for more security personnel It is strange that despite past examples of the incendiary potential of linguistic chauvinism, politicians still pursue the same fateful path. The latest instance of such short-sighted policies is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to make Bengali 43

18 June, 2017 6:02 PM On Mamata’s request, Centre puts off talks on Gorkhaland

Death of agitators, allegedly in police firing, intensifies protests in Darjeeling The talks scheduled for Monday involving the Union Home Ministry, the West Bengal government and representatives of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) were on Sunday indefinitely postponed, even as the death of three agitators allegedly in police firing the previous day intensified 26