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GJM stir escalates in Darjeeling, Tamang removed from post - The Hindu

After an apparent calm for about a fortnight, protests erupted in Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills in north Bengal since Thursday night following an announcement to call off nearly 80 day strike in the hills. The supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha [GJM ...and more »

Gorkhaland agitation: Two GJM activists killed and 14 arrested - Livemint

Two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists were killed and 14 arrested in Darjeeling as the stir over Gorkhaland intensified from Thursday evening after a faction of the party announced the withdrawal of the indefinite bandh, triggering internal strife ...and more »

Strike Continues In Darjeeling; Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Convener Removed From Post - NDTV

Mr Gurung also convened an emergency meeting of the GJM leadership to expel Mr Tamang and another member, Mr Anit Thapa, from the party. Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: September 01, 2017 12:50 IST. 1Share. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Strike ...and more »

Bengal issues lookout notices for Gurung, Giri - The Hindu

The West Bengal government issued look out notices against the president and secretary of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha [GJM] on Friday. The notices are issued by the Criminal Investigation Department [CID] of the State government and a very senior ...and more »

Why the Gorkha Homeland Talks Are a One Way Street - The Wire

It is near impossible to negotiate a long-term solution without conceding to the demand of a Gorkhaland. A temporary truce and a suspension of the shutdown is the best that can be expected from the bipartite talks that have just begun. Left: West ...and more »

Ray of hope: bandh suspended in the Darjeeling hills - The Hindu

Almost three months since the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and other hill-based parties announced an indefinite strike that paralysed Darjeeling and the adjoining hill areas, they have agreed to suspend the bandh temporarily. The impasse was broken following ...and more »

Massive Search Operation For GJM's Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri - The Quint

A massive search operation was launched on Saturday in Darjeeling hills, and adjoining areas for GJM supremo Bimal Gurung, even as the indefinite shutdown entered its 80th day. A lookout notice had been issued against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Chief Bimal ...and more »

Darjeeling tourism sector looking for quick resolution of Hills impasse - Financial Express

The tourism sector in Darjeeling is desperately looking for an early and permanent solution to the impasse in the hills as the prolonged statehood agitation has led to the visitors giving the queen of hills a miss in the coming festive season. By: PTI ...and more »

Cracks surface in Gorkhaland movement due to GJM factionalism - Business Standard

Members of the Gorkha community protesting for a separate Gorkhaland state, in Mumbai. File Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. Gorkhaland: GJM on indefinite strike in Darjeeling, want tourists to leave GJM protests intensify, other communities also raise demand ...and more »

Darjeeling unrest: Rift in GJM over ending shutdown, Bimal Gurung removes party leader Binay Tamang - The Indian Express

This comes 80 days after the GJM called an indefinite strike in the Hills over its demand of Gorkhaland and two days after the Hill parties, including a GJM delegation led by Tamang, met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata. 42. Shares. Share ...and more »