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Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha
West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

CM irons out DHU irritants

The state government has decided to run Darjeeling Hills University (DHU) from the Mungpoo ITI College building, with the vice-chancellor of North Bengal University being given additional charge to ov...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.21

Anit’s party forms panel on political solution

The Anit Thapa led Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) started their exercise to contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) election and announced the formation of seven-member co...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

JCBs are political tools

In this season of rains and landslides, earthmovers have become the most sought-after equipment for politicians to win over hearts in the hills. Ajoy Edwards, who has publicly announced his decision ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

MLA not invited to talks, hill party irked

The fledgling Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) has demanded that its MLA from Kalimpong be invited to the October 12 talks convened by the Centre for “resolution of issues related to ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Hill tea bonus talks fail again

Bonus talks between hill tea garden unions and officials of the Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) failed for the second time on Wednesday. Although hill planters agreed to pay bonus at the rate of 20 ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Thapa, Gurung visit each other’s strongholds

 “One would hardly find any Opposition leaders visiting the area to organise political events. Those contesting the elections, mostly Assembly elections, would just do a road show in Tukvar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

New party wants statehood talks

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha has demanded that the tripartite talks that Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista had announced only discuss the demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland. The newly fo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Leaders raise pitch for panchayat polls in hills

Hill leaders are raising the pitch for panchayat elections in the region, a demand which could smoothen the path for the state government to hold the rural polls for the first time in two decades. An...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Tea bonus talks in hills fail over pay in parts

Bonus talks between hill tea garden unions and officials of the Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) failed on Wednesday, with industry principals insisting on payment in instalments, a proposition tea un...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Thapa’s new party plans 45 meetings

New hill party Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha, formed last Thursday by Anit Thapa, will hold 45 public meetings across the hills to kick-start its first phase of activities. The decision was ta...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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