Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
29 Dec 2017
To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image
The West Bengal government under Mamata Banerjee has often faced criticism for failing to attract investments.
28 Oct 2017
Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!
Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.
13 Oct 2017
Darjeeling: Cops killed, injured in clashes with GJM supporters
At least one policeman was killed and four injured in clashes with supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling's Takvar.
27 Sep 2017
Rajnath Singh appeals, so GJM concedes to call off shutdown
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, from an undisclosed location, announced GJM's decision to withdraw the indefinite strike for a separate Gorkhaland that began on June 15, lasting for about 104 days.
09 Sep 2017
Sikkim bears the brunt of Darjeeling's months-long Gorkhaland agitation
The Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken a toll on neighboring Sikkim. Earlier, the northeastern state capitalized on its popularity as a tourist destination, but the industry is now breaking down.
04 Sep 2017
WB BJP president accuses Mamata of spoiling relations with neighbors
West Bengal state BJP president Dilip Ghosh has accused CM Mamata Banerjee of spoiling Bengal's relations with its neighboring states.
01 Sep 2017
Gorkhaland: GJM ends shutdown but only until the next talks
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has decided to end the 72-day shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.
13 Jul 2017
Arunachal Pradesh exempted from liquor ban by Supreme Court
After the exemption granted to other hilly states like Sikkim, Meghalaya, the SC granted an exemption to Arunachal Pradesh from its liquor ban.
09 Jul 2017
Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site
Intensifying agitation for statehood, protesters in Darjeeling torched a Trinamool Congress party office and a police vehicle and attacked the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.
23 Jun 2017
GJM chief quits GTA, demands CBI probe into police firing
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has resigned from his post of chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.
18 Jun 2017
Darjeeling clashes turn violent, 1 dead, 36 hurt
The violence in Darjeeling became violent today with the death of 1 person.
15 Jun 2017
GJM Protests: Gurung issues new threats against government workers, tourists
On 15th June, as life started to return to normalcy in the Darjeeling hills after a 3-day long bandh, Bimal Gurung, the then chief of the Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha issued new threats against government workers.
12 Jun 2017
Darjeeling bandh- Ten people detained over arson attempt
Ten people have been detained over arson in restive Darjeeling, where a month-long strike called by the GJM started today.
11 Jun 2017
GJM calls for month-long shutdown in Darjeeling Hills
After violent protests, the GJM has called for a month-long shutdown in Darjeeling starting June 12.
09 Jun 2017
Cabinet meeting in Darjeeling marred by violence by Gorkhaland protesters
Even as West Bengal held its first cabinet meeting in Darjeeling in almost 45 years on June 8, bombs went off 200m away from the Raj Bhavan.
17 May 2017
West Bengal civic body polls- GJM, Trinamool winning
As counting of votes for West Bengal civic body polls concluded, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) won 69 seats out of 168. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) narrowly trailed behind with 68 votes.