ABGL plans rally to cement hill base – CPM on mission to gain foothold

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, June 25: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha might have been able to contain the backlash following the murder of ABGL president Madan Tamang, but the rivals seem determined to create some political space in the hills and have started their groundwork. To start with, the ABGL has once again decided to …

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Accused remanded

The Telegraph The court of the chief judicial magistrate in Darjeeling today remanded Subash Tamang and Prashant Chhetri, who were allegedly involved in the murder of Madan Tamang, in judicial custody for 14 days. The two, who had suffered bullet injuries at the spot where Tamang was murdered on May 21, were produced in the …

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Tamta plea

The Telegraph Calcutta, June 25: The police brass today rejected new inspector-general (planning) K.L. Tamta’s request to the home secretary to let him continue as IG (north Bengal) or put him in the CID or Calcutta police. Tamta is said to have mentioned his “good performance” in dealing with the hill unrest as a reason …

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