Bimal Gurung
West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.21

Funds-route slur on Sikkim chief minister

Bimal Gurung accused Sikkim chief minister P.S. Golay of routing funds for the BJP in the Darjeeling-Siliguri region to influence the ongoing elections purportedly to save his government in Sikkim tha...
By Vivek Chhetri, Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Anit Thapa to hold rally at Mirik

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Anit Thapa has decided to hold a rally in Mirik on Sunday in what is being construed as an attempt to take the fight to Trinamul Darjeeling hill president L.B. Rai’...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.21

Dubious move: Trinamul Congress supports Bimal Gurung

Sir — The decision of the Trinamul Congress to support the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Bimal Gurung faction over the rival Binay Tamang-Anit Thapa faction can have far-reaching implications. ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

TMC hill old-timers shun Bimal backers

The Trinamul hill leadership’s decision to support Bimal Gurung in the three hill Assembly seats this time has provoked some Trinamul old-timers into blaming the new leadership of acting in thei...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.21

Hill TMC chooses Bimal over Binay

The Trinamul Congress has decided to support the Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in what is being seen as a major snub to the Morcha’s Binay Tamang-Anit Thapa faction that had...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.21

CM wanted one hill seat for TMC: Bimal

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha founder president Bimal Gurung on Sunday claimed that Mamata Banerjee had wanted the Trinamul Congress to contest the Kalimpong seat, while leaving Kurseong for the Binay-Tamang...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

Bimal Gurung’s campaign in south

Gorkhaland activist Anjani Sharma Bhujel has decided to contest as an Independent in Darjeeling. Anjani had earlier planned to contest in Kalimpong. There are allegations that Anjani changed the deci...
By Vivek Chhetri in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Electoral loyalties change contours in hills

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader was speaking about Subha Pradhan, BJP candidate from Kalimpong, who had recently joined BJP after deserting Gurung’s camp. The saffron party’s candidate f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

PIL challenges move to drop Bimal cases

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Calcutta High Court, challenging the state government’s decision to withdraw cases against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha founder president Bimal Gur...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.21

Giri alleges ‘game’ talk by ex-colleague

Roshan Giri, the second-in-command of the Bimal Gurung camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, alleged on Thursday that its former chief election convener, Subha Pradhan, who had resigned from the party a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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