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Anit Thapa
West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

Jab rider for Thapa party launch

A new party will be launched by hill leader Anit Thapa here on September 9 in an event where only leaders and supporters who have received both the doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will be let in. Thapa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Hill politics abuzz with meetings

Darjeeling resembles a place going for polls immediately when in reality no elections have been scheduled yet. Hectic political activities are on in full swing as the hills are churning with new poli...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.21

Sept 9 date for launch of Thapa party

Ajoy Edwards, who had not yet “officially” resigned as the GNLF’s Darjeeling branch committee president was removed from the party’s official WhatsApp group on Friday. Earlier...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Protest against DHR’s monetisation bid

The Anit Thapa faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will demonstrate at all Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) stations on Friday to protest the Centre’s decision to include the world heritage ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Gurung and Tamang meet for ‘benefit of Gorkhas’

Bimal Gurung and Binay Tamang, two prominent Gorkha leaders, met each other on Wednesday evening after a gap of nearly four years in a clear sign of another realignment in the political landscape of t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Anit Thapa set to launch new party

Anit Thapa, who is heading a faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, has decided to float a new political party, said a source close to him. If the new party is formed in the Darjeeling hills, it migh...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

BJP leader joins Anit Thapa’s camp

Tilak Chand Roka, a well-known face in Darjeeling politics who had joined the BJP early this year, switched sides to the Anit Thapa-headed faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Sunday and asserted ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Binay hits out at Anit on Facebook

Tamang resigned as the president and primary member of the Morcha faction on July 15. “Please don’t not tell people that I have lost my mind and that I have gone into depression,” w...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Tamang loses core supporters to Thapa

Members of Binay Tamang’s team that had gone to hand over the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha flag to their arch-rival Bimal Gurung on Friday extended support to Anit Thapa 48 hours later. The support b...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Tamang followers feel let down

Binay Tamang’s colleagues in the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha faction had been headed towards his house, surprised by the suddenness of his decision to resign, but they returned halfway after the vete...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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