Binay Tamang
West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Time to analyse BJP: Binay

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang has said time has come for Gorkhas to analyse what the BJP did for them despite sending three MPs of the saffron camp to the Lok Sabha and accused the Centre...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.19

Chowkidar no more: Binay

Binay Tamang on Friday filed his nomination for the Darjeeling Assembly seat bypoll and declared he was no longer a “chowkidar (watchman)”.This poll season in the country has been dominated by the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Bypoll stage for Madan Mitra comeback

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced Madan Mitra, former aide and minister in her first cabinet, as Trinamul’s candidate for an Assembly bypoll next month.Mitra had been relegated to the sidelines ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.19

Nota mix-up fear grips Trinamul in Darjeeling

Two EVMs will be used in the Darjeeling constituency, one with Trinamul candidate Amar Singh Rai and the other with Nota at the top, sparking fears in the party that this may confuse voters and lead t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Shah pledge on NRC sets off storm in Bengal

A full-blown debate on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Bill has been ignited in north Bengal by Amit Shah’s declaration that, after Assam, the BJP would press for a simil...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.19

BJP lands for hill fight

Raju Bista, the BJP candidate of Darjeeling Parliament seat, was received by hundreds of people at the Bagdogra airport on Monday and left for the hills in a convoy of 50 vehicles. However, a group of...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Bagdogra

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Nepal pact revision key to identity: Binay Tamang

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Binay Tamang has demanded revision of the 1950 India-Nepal Treaty, which allows free movement of both countries’ citizens, and flagged it as an issue central to the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Dilip’s ‘parallel’ jab angers Gorkhas

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has expressed anger at Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh drawing a parallel between the deaths of Gorkhas during the 2017 statehood agitation and those killed during the protests...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Tamang leads third march in hills

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday marched 21km from Pedong to Kalimpong to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, and the update of the National Register of Citizens. ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

GTA staff revive cry for regularisation

A demand for regularisation of jobs for the over 4,000 contractual employees of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has been revived and is gathering steam, reflecting how issues come up i...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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