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Statehood
West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

Hill MLA bats for bifurcation

 Kurseong's BJP MLA Bishnu Prasad Sharma on Thursday again stoked the demand for bifurcation of West Bengal and said he will bring up the matter during party president J P Nadda's meeting...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

Hills react to CM’s statehood remark

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s assertion on Tuesday that she was ready to give blood but not let Bengal divide has elicited varied responses from hill leaders in Gorkhaland Territorial Adminis...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

Kamtapur state cry in two towns

The Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP), a political party with considerable clout among the Rajbanshi population of north Bengal, again raised the call for statehood through rallies and memorandums in A...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.22

North Bengal BJP MLA calls for statehood

Anandamay Barman, the BJP MLA of Matigara-Naxalbari in Darjeeling district, on Wednesday called for a separate state or Union territory of north Bengal by bringing up a recent remark of chief minister...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Kamtapur pitch renewed

Hundreds of supporters of the Kamtapur Peoples’ Party (United) hit the highways in a number of locations across north Bengal on Thursday and blocked roads to demand for Kamtapur state, the prote...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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India  /  Published 23.04.22

J&K: Modi faces statehood demand

A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, a Jammu-based morcha of mainstream political parties and social organisations, including the Congress and the National Conference, on Saturday ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jammu

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

1984 inspires hill civic elections of 2022

In the run up to the Darjeeling municipality elections scheduled on February 27, the year of discussion is 1984 and not 1986. In the hills, 1986 or chhayasi in local parlance is considered a defining...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Ladakh: Rahul raises statehood

Rahul Gandhi on Monday demanded statehood for the Union Territory of Ladakh and moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha seeking suspension of business to discuss Ladakh’s statehood and...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.21

Like farmers, sacrifices needed by J&K: Farooq

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir may have to make "sacrifices", as farmers protesting the new farm laws did, to restore its stateh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.12.21

No logic in withdrawal of statehood: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said revocation of Article 370 was in BJP's manifesto but there is no logic behind withdrawal of statehood and division of the erstwhile state...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhaderwah/Jammu


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