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  1. Hit with iron rod, elderly man diesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 21: A sexagenarian who had been attacked by alleged drug addicts in Darjeeling on July 15 succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Sikkim today. The attack on Norden Lepcha, 69, a resident of C.R. Das Road near Chowrastha, along with a number of other incidents, had triggered charges that "anti-socials" were taking advantage of the current unrest to take law into their own hands.

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  2. Hill supplies barbRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Delhi, July 21: CPM Lok Sabha member Mohammad Salim told the House today that the Mamata Banerjee government was stopping food supplies to Darjeeling, raiding houses of elected Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders and betraying a sense to "capture everything". "The central government cannot remain a mute spectator.

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  3. Closure cloud on gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, July 20: A section of tea planters in the hills has expressed concern that a number of gardens could close down even if the strike is withdrawn as the estates have run huge losses since the agitation started last month. "We have lost the entire second flush that makes up around 20 per cent of the annual production and generates about 40 per cent of the earnings.

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  4. Left slams CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, July 20: The Left Front today questioned the alleged silence of the Centre vis--vis the Gorkhaland movement and asked the agitators to shun the path of violence. "Reports of arson and vandalism of heritage properties, and government and private establishments are coming every day.

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  5. Simplification in Procedure for Getting PassportsRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 20: The Government has decided to print personal details on passports in both Hindi and English languages. The pre-printed portion of the passport is already in Hindi and English languages.

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  6. Indian troops must be captured or killed: Ex-Chinese diplomatRead the original story

    Thursday | Nerve News

    Beijing, July 20 - If Indian troops don't withdraw from Doklam on the disputed border, they should be captured or killed, says a former Chinese diplomat who was once based in India. Liu Youfa, who was the Chinese Consulate General in Mumbai, said the entry of Indian troops into Doklam, which Beijing says is Chinese territory, amounted to invasion.

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  7. Fearing action in Bengal, Darjeeling injured choose Sikkim for treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Indian Express

    Hospitals in Namchi and Jorethang, two small towns in Sikkim, have been witnessing a rush of patients from Darjeeling, hit by bullets during the Gorkhaland statehood protest, in the last two months. The injured preferred not to go to hospitals in Siliguri or Darjeeling in West Bengal, fearing persecution by the state later, although going to Namchi and Jorethang meant travelling an additional 55 km to 90 km up and down landslide-prone roads.

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  8. BengalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Telegraph

    The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Bengal transport minister Subhendu Adhikari, urban development minister Firhad Hakim and panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee for questioning in connection... Paruka Chhetri "could not just sit back and do nothing".

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  9. Team WOOFF to rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 19: Paruka Chhetri "could not just sit back and do nothing". The private firm employee called up five of her friends, rushed to Siliguri and came back with bags of ration.

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  10. China's 'Great Game' on the Doklam plateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Rediff.com

    In a Delhi suburb, owners of a restaurant called Yummy Bhutan could be echoing China's sentiments. Yummy Bhutan is exactly how China is looking at Bhutan.

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  11. GMCC to continue their strike, next meet on Aug 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Newkerala.com

    Kalimpong , July 18 : Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee on Tuesday decided to continue its strike against their demand of Gorkhaland. The GMCC will hold its next meet on August 1. In the meeting it was also decided that letters will be initiated to the Governor of West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor of Sikkim Shriniwas Patil regarding the alleged atrocities of the Trinamool Congress Government.

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  12. Darjeeling unrest: GJM supporters vandalise govt buildings in MirikRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Indian Express

    A day after they clashed with TMC workers and security personnel, GJM supporters vandalised several government buildings in Mirik on Tuesday. The violence took place after the body of GJM worker Ashish Tamang, who was killed allegedly in police firing during Monday's clash with security personnel, was brought to Mirik from Siliguri, where the autopsy was conducted.

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  13. GJM man killed; 9th Darjeeling death since JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Times of India

    They want to push the Bengal governor and the "friendly government" in Sikkim to take up the separate statehood cause KALIMPONG/DARJEELING: The death of a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha worker - the ninth death in Darjeeling since June - and the Centre's "silence", despite the worsening situation in the Hills, prompted Gorkhaland proponents to decide to take their agitation to Delhi from August and push the Bengal governor and the "friendly government" in Sikkim to take up the separate statehood cause. The Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee will have its next meeting in Delhi on August 1 when it will start the next phase of its agitation, which will include hunger strikes and coincide with the monsoon session of Parliament.

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  14. Centre ready to cooperate, but state has to take initiative: Ravi Shankar on Darjeeling unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , July 18 : Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Central Government is ready to assist West Bengal which is witnessing unrest in two of its districts. Prasad told media that the Centre is ready to cooperate but in the end it is the state which has take initiatives in the regard.

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  15. How China's Gamble In Bhutan Is A Sign Of A Bigger GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Outlook

    This crisis is significant from two angles. One, it is part of a bigger Chinese strategic game.

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  16. China standoff: 'The Indian Army should stand firm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Rediff.com

    'When sensitive territory goes into the hands of your enemy. he becomes more powerful in military terms.'

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  17. Current India-China standoff bears resemblance to dispute that sparked 1962 warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Indian Express

    The standoff between Indian and Chinese forces on the Dolam Plateau is entering its fourth week. India and China have both miscalculated, with potentially dire consequences.

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  18. Trinamul case threat to AsokRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, July 17: Trinamul leaders at Siliguri Municipal Corporation today trained guns on mayor Asok Bhattacharya for his recent comments against chief minister Mamata Banerjee and threatened to file a case if the CPM leader failed to prove his allegation. Last Saturday, Asok had alleged that vehicles ferrying food to Darjeeling and other parts of the hills were being stopped in Siliguri as per the chief minister's instructions.

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  19. Didi lobs salvo on diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 17: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today cast Bengal as a victim of the Centre's diplomatic failure, wading into a subject where the Narendra Modi government has been finding itself on a sticky wicket of late. "Bengal is the worst sufferer because of this failure.

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  20. Delhi dual approach on China claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, July 17: The Narendra Modi government seems to have adopted a dual approach on allegations by two chief ministers about China's involvement in unrest in their states. While the Centre has asked for evidence on Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's accusation of Chinese involvement in the current flare-up in the Darjeeling hills, it has maintained a silence on similar claims by alliance partner and Jammu Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti about the neighbouring country's role in fomenting tension in the Valley.

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