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WB: BJP never talked about Gorkhaland, says state president Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday said the party had never talked about Gorkhaland nor was it in favour of formation of states on the basis of any linguistic group...

Jun 24, 2017 20:58 PM

UN honours West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee with prestigious public service award

The West Bengal government is among the winners to receive the prestigious UN Public Service Award on Saturday for its initiative to combat child marriage and ensure education to...

Jun 24, 2017 12:12 PM

Gorkhaland stir: GJM calls all party meet, internet remains suspended to quell tensions

The protesting faction Gorkha Janmukti Morcha called for an all party meet on Tuesday to find a peaceful resolution of the simmering tension in Darjeeling and adjoining areas of...

Jun 20, 2017 09:35 AM

Presidential poll: WB CM Mamata Banerjee expresses reservation about Kovind’s candidature

Banerjee left for the Netherlands on Monday to speak on the occasion of UN Public Service Day on June 23.

Jun 19, 2017 19:52 PM

Presidential election: TDP extends full support to Ram Nath Kovind's candidature

The Telugu Desam Party on Monday welcomed Bhartiya Janta Party's decision to put up Bihar Governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind as theNDA's candidate for the presidential...

Jun 19, 2017 16:55 PM

Darjeeling’s Gorkhaland stir: Mamata Banerjee spreading lies, misleading people, says Bimal Gurung

GJM chief Bimal Gurung on Sunday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been spreading lies that the agitation in Darjeeling hills was supported by insurgent...

Jun 18, 2017 10:48 AM

Darjeeling's Gorkhaland stir: Rajnath Singh speaks to Mamata Banerjee

Amidst continuing violence in Darjeeling, Rajnath Singh called up West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and discussed with her the situation prevailing there.

Jun 17, 2017 23:38 PM

Demand of Gorkhaland turns Darjeeling into battleground: Civilian killed, 35 securitymen injured

On the boil for the past 10 days over a separate state demand, Darjeeling on Saturday witnessed widespread clashes between GJM activists and the police in which one person was...

Jun 17, 2017 22:09 PM

West Bengal: Shutdown called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha continues in Darjeeling; many tourists stranded

After this tension prevailed in the hills and hardly any tourist is visible on the deserted roads, including the one leading to the mall. Several tourists who had come to enjoy the...

Jun 17, 2017 11:54 AM

Centre rushes 600 paramilitary personnel in violence-hit Darjeeling

The Centre on Tuesday despatched 600 paramilitary personnel to assist the West Bengal government in restoring normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling hills which witnessed incidents of...

Jun 13, 2017 21:22 PM