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27 October, 2017 1:28 PM SC allows Centre to withdraw force from trouble-hit Darjeeling

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday permitted the Centre to withdraw seven of the 15 companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound states of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat. Observing that law and order was a "state subject", a bench headed by Chief 48

27 October, 2017 9:07 AM SC allows Centre to withraw forces from trouble-hit Darjeeling

Telling the Mamata government that “law and order is your problem”, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the central police forces stationed in the restive Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal to be deployed in poll-bound States. States like Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat are scheduled for polls in November 33

25 October, 2017 5:36 PM Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Councillor, In Police Custody, Dies In Hospital

Kolkata: Barun Bhujel, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's civic councillor from Kalimpong town adjoining Darjeeling, died in a Kolkata hospital today while in police custody. Arrested on June 14 for arson, Mr Bhujel, 40, was suffering from an illness, police sources say, and moved from a jail in Siliguri to a hospital in Kolkata for treatment. But opposition parties 42

17 October, 2017 12:30 AM BJP conspiracy in Hills troops withdrawal: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday turned up the heat on BJP, accusing it — and a Union minister belonging to the party — of conspiring to divide Bengal merely to hold on to one Lok Sabha seat in the state, Darjeeling. "It is a BJP conspiracy to divide Bengal," Banerjee said on Monday, a day after the Union home ministry announced its decision 61

16 October, 2017 5:21 PM Don't pull security forces out of Darjeeling hills: Mamata to Centre

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh not to pull security forces out of Darjeeling hills and accused the Centre of "conspiring to destabilize" the state. Banerjee said she had sent letters to Modi and Singh on the withdrawal of the Central forces. "I have written 38

15 October, 2017 10:08 AM Darjeeling: Four houses gutted in GJM chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood

Darjeeling: Four houses were gutted in a deadly fire in Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung`s neighborhood in Darjeeling, police said on Sunday. "Gurung`s house and the party office were not gutted. The fire engulfed the houses opposite Gurung`s residence," said Manoj Verma, IG, Darjeeling range. The gutted residences belonged to Gurung 35

13 October, 2017 7:32 AM Darjeeling violence: Cop killed in clashes between police and GJM cadre

Following a period of lull for two weeks after the 104-day-long strike was withdrawn in Darjeeling, violence returned on Friday killing a sub inspector and injuring three others during a crossfire between the security forces and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha factions of Bimal Gurung. Gurung is the president of the Morcha. Acting on a specific tip off about 18

13 October, 2017 6:23 AM Police officer killed in fresh violence in Darjeeling

Violence erupted in Darjeeling hills again in the early hours of Friday between the supporters of GJM and the West Bengal police resulting in death of a sub inspector. Amitabh Mullick died allegedly of bullet injuries in an early morning operation at a hide out of GJM president Bimal Gurung. According to the police, a team of police officers came under 24

13 October, 2017 5:07 AM Cop Reported Dead In Encounter With Suspected Supporters Of Gorkha Leader

Early this morning, a huge police force marched to Tubgar forest just outside Darjeeling town based on intelligence inputs that Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung was in the area Darjeeling: A police officer has reportedly been shot dead in Darjeeling as a hail of gunfire erupted between police and suspected gunmen loyal to Bimal Gurung, the Gorkha Janmukti 43

7 October, 2017 6:18 PM Sitharaman visits Nathu La on China border by road

GANGTOK: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited Nathu La area on the Sino-India border and interacted with Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police officials. However, her scheduled aerial survey of Dokalam and forward posts in the border areas of Sikkim was cancelled due to inclement weather, a statement issued by the Department of Information 38