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8 September, 2017 1:19 PM For Trinamool Members Thinking Of Jumping Ship, Mamata Banerjee Has This Message

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today told leaders of her Trinamool Congress that if anyone wanted to leave the party and join some other, they were free to do so. "It is their personal choice," she is reported to have said at a core committee meeting at the office at her home complex in Kolkata. This is not the first time the Trinamool 100

3 September, 2017 6:33 PM GJM Leader Arrested From Alipurduar For Spreading Violence

Jalpaiguri: Police today arrested Rohit Thapa, a member of the central committee of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), on charges of stoking violence in Alipurduar on July 30. He was picked up from Subhashipally area in Alipuarduar district, police said. Mr Thapa was part of the GJM delegation that met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat 37

3 September, 2017 4:54 PM Binoy Tamang receives death threats

The expelled leader dared Bimal Gurung to come out of hiding and return to Darjeeling. Days after being expelled from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, its former assistant general secretary Binoy Tamang alleged that he was receiving death threats. Challenging Mr. Gurung’s decision to expel him, Mr. Tamang argued that no one has the authority to expel him from GJM since 40

3 September, 2017 1:51 AM Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling protecting Bimal Gurung: Goutam Deb, West Bengal Tourism Minister

KOLKATA/DARJEELING: West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb accused Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling of "patronising and protecting" Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, who was "allowed to flee" when Bengal police went to the neighbouring state to arrest him. The GJM leadership, however, asserted that it would press for the "one-point 29

1 September, 2017 1:42 AM 'Traitors' Conspiring To Foil Gorkhaland Movement: Bimal Gurung

Darjeeling: Vehemently opposing the withdrawal of the ongoing shutdown for 12 days in the north Bengal hills, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has accused some of his party leaders of joining hands with the West Bengal government and conspiring to foil their agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland. Terming such leaders as 'traitors', he appealed 37

31 August, 2017 8:33 PM Cloud of uncertainty in the Hills over fate of the ongoing bandh

Kurseong, August 31: Uncertainty and fear of clashes looms large over the Darjeeling Hills with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Chief Coordinator Binay Tamang announcing the withdrawal of the indefinite bandh from September 1 and GJM President Bimal Gurung threatening to stringently impose the bandh from that day. The announcements have brought the split 64

20 August, 2017 7:24 PM Hill blasts aimed at waging war against State, terrorizing masses

Kalimpong, August 20: Along with waging war against the State, the objective behind the two Hill blasts was to create terror among the masses as well as to demoralize the security forces, allege the police. A suo moto case has been initiated against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha President Bimal Gurung and four other front rung GJM leaders under the Unlawful 45

19 August, 2017 6:34 PM Stirred up Darjeeling hills alive with the spirit of cooperation

People continue to share, volunteer and rally despite prolonged impasse On a drizzly Monday morning, Dambar Prasad Shiwakoti, senior master of Darjeeling’s elite Turnbull High Secondary School, leaves his house at 5 a.m. for the nearby neighbourhood of Rose Bank, where he enters an unimpressive double-storey building. He cleans the blackboard in a large 25

17 August, 2017 6:29 AM Trinamool Congress Set to Sweep West Bengal Civic Polls, BJP A Distant No. 2

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is leading in all seven urban local bodies for which elections were held on Sunday. The BJP is set to be second in most, which the party will hold up as evidence that it is now the principle opposition party in West Bengal, where it had almost no presence till a few years ago. Elections were held for seven 39

16 August, 2017 7:30 PM ‘14% of AES patients in Bengal died’

Govt. report says 275 people succumbed to disease in 2016 Nearly 14% of the patients admitted with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in West Bengal in 2016 have died, according to a health report released by the State government. The total number of AES cases reported in 2016 were 2004, out of which 275 (13.72%) patients succumbed to the disease, the report 22