Central force & promise for hill peace – CRPF to calm if fury follows Nickole slip

The Telegraph Aug. 24: The state government is rushing three companies of CRPF to the Darjeeling hills fearing a fresh outbreak of violence following the disappearance of Nickole Tamang from CID custody. The Darjeeling district administration has assured the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha that no physical harm has come to Nickole and that he will be …

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Darjeeling shutdown relaxed for 48 hrs

http://www.indiablooms.com Darjeeling/Siliguri, Aug 24 (IBNS) The pro-statehood Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) said the ongoing indefinite strike in West Bengal's Darjeeling would be lifted for 48 hours from Wednesday after assurances from the police that party leader Nickol Tamang, who was arrested for the killing of a senior Gorkha leader, would be tracked down. Nickol Tamang …

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Nickol: Darjeeling shut for third day

http://www.indiablooms.com Darjeeling/Siliguri, Aug 24 (IBNS) An indefinite bandh crippled life in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills for third straight third day on Tuesday preventing stranded tourists an exit point forcing the vehicles off the roads on National Highway connecting neighbouring Sikkim. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) called a shutdown in three hill-sub-divisions, namely, Darjeeling, Kurseong and …

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