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Anit Thapa
West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

Darjeeling celebrates Bhasha Diwas

 Bhasha Diwas (Language Day) was celebrated with much enthusiasm across Darjeeling hills on Saturday. On this day in 1992, Nepali language was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Const...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

Plea for Lepcha as third language at schools

 Lepchas have demanded that their language be taught as the third language at schools in areas dominated by the community in the Darjeeling hills.  The demand was raised during a meeting wi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

Thapa seeks SSC for the hills

Anit Thapa, the chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Tuesday, backed the regularisation of voluntary teachers in the hills but again said he wanted the School Service ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

Hill rivals unite for language day

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and Darjeeling municipality, led by rivals BGPM and Hamro Party, respectively, have decided to set aside their differences and celebrate Bhasha Diwas to...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.22

‘Transparency’ focus as Team GTA starts projects

The new team of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Monday laid its foundation stone of projects with transparency on its lips. The BGPM, which won the recent GTA elections, had faced ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.22

Thapa retains 15 key GTA portfolios

Anit Thapa, the chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has kept 15 key departments with himself in a clear indication that he wants to retain a firm grip on the GTA adminis...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.22

Jobs for 17 statehood martyrs’ kin

Bengal on Wednesday reported 1,273 Covid-19 infections, 2,461 recoveries and five deaths. Currently, Bengal has 20,094 active cases, including 472 at hospitals, according to a state bulletin. The rec...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.22

Anit Thapa gets candid on GTA ‘wrongdoings’

Anit Thapa, the chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), on Tuesday came down heavily on the engineers of the hill body and gave a glimpse into alleged malpractices during t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.22

Rival and ally raise brows at Thapa

The first two major decisions of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) — that of appointing “members on duty” and holding a review meeting with the Bengal government &mdash...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.22

Rs 670cr liability for GTA to tackle

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration which started a fresh innings this month has a financial liability of around Rs 670 crore, which includes electricity bills unpaid by hill residents. The fin...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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