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Binay Tamang
West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

I won’t contest polls, my party will: Binay

Leader of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha breakaway faction Binay Tamang on Sunday announced his decision to quit electoral politics. “I will not indulge in electoral politics further...under no cir...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.21

BJP embarks on hill drive

Hundreds, including some prominent names of Darjeeling politics, joined the BJP on Tuesday amid speculations that the saffron party, so far piggybacking on regional parties to win elections, has decid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.21

Prahlad Singh Patel flags off poll mode

Anit Thapa, leader of the Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, on Saturday said in Kalimpong that his party slogan for the Bengal elections would be “hamro ghar, afnai bhar”, whic...
By Vivek Chhetri, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Binay writes to Modi on past treaties

Binay Tamang on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referring to past treaties with neighbouring countries, which involve the Darjeeling hills, Dooars and the Terai, and demanding that tho...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.21

Teachers back Binay, rally on Sunday

A number of teachers’ organisations, most of them affiliated to Binay Tamang-Anit Thapa camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, announced that they would hold a rally and public meeting at the motor...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.21

Bimal lays claim to ‘original’ Morcha flag

A unique confusion is likely to become a part of politics in Darjeeling hills with Bimal Gurung deciding to use Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s “original flag” from Friday, January 1, 2021....
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

'Gorkhaland no poll plank'

Anit Thapa led an impressive 16km-plus parivartan (change) rally on Saturday from Sonada to Darjeeling and announced that he would not seek votes on the Gorkhaland issue ahead of Bengal polls. At a p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.20

Hill Assembly seats set for bipolar contest

The contest in the three hill seats of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts is all set to be biploar in the Assembly polls as  most of the hill-based parties have either aligned or are in the proce...
By Bireswar Banerjee & Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri/Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Don’t tease a tiger just because it is quiet: Binay

Tamang added that he was “a tiger” but he should not be teased just because he was quite “and sleeping in the morning”. “When I wake up in the afternoon, I, too, eat meat...
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West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.20

Binay focus on Dooars

Binay Tamang, the bête noire of Bimal Gurung, on Wednesday held his first meeting with his party leaders from the Dooars in the region itself. The meeting surprised many political watchers beca...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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