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Binay Tamang
West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Allies test Trinamul with cry for statehood

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By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.19

Statehood focus back on Darjeeling

The ripples of the Centre’s move to carve two Union territories out of Jammu and Kashmir were felt in far-away Darjeeling with almost all hill parties renewing the pitch for a Gorkhaland state. As t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

GNLF leader joins Binay Tamang faction with swipe at BJP

J.B. Tamang, the working president of the Gorkha National Liberation Front’s tea trade union, on Sunday joined the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Binay Tamang camp, blaming the BJP’s alleged “expans...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Toll tax ‘likely’ on Rohini Road

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration on Saturday said it was “likely” to restart collecting toll tax on Rohini Road, the most popular route to Darjeeling from Siliguri.Anit Thapa, the chairma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

NRC exclusion fuels concern in Darjeeling

The exclusion of the names of relatives of Baijayanti Devi, who had died during the Assam Agitation of the 1970s, and Sahitya Akademi award winner Durga Khatiwada, has brought the focus back on Gorkha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.19

Darjeeling civic board dissolved

The Bengal government on Tuesday dissolved Darjeeling municipality board with immediate effect and appointed additional district magistrate (general) Mayuri Vasu as the administrator for six months.Th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Morcha camp spies chance in rival’s arrest

A key leader of the Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Tuesday condemned the arrest of a member of the Bimal Gurung faction and the questioning of a GNLF leader, taking many in the Dar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.19

17 Darjeeling councillors switch to BJP

The BJP on Saturday managed to get on board 17 councillors of Darjeeling municipality and announced that it would soon take control of the hill civic body, the claim dealing another blow to Trinamul a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.19

Tie-up with Binay was failure: Hill TMC

The Trinamul Congress’s Darjeeling subdivision committee has said the party didn’t benefit from its alliance with the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in the recent elections and...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.19

In hills, candidates cautious on display of inked middle finger

In the Darjeeling Assembly byelection on Sunday, it was all about fingers.Candidates seemed careful while displaying their inked middle finger for the fear of conveying the wrong message.Darjeeling ha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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