Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council
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 11.06.21

Hill TMC leaders seek elected rural faces

Trinamul leaders in Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills have decided to underscore the necessity of having elected panchayat functionaries in the hills before central leaders of the party.  They also...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.21

Kin of martyrs feel let down by hill parties

Gorkhaland invariably becomes the major plank of all elections in the Darjeeling hills, but family members of Gangamaya Biswakarma, who lost her life during the statehood agitation in 1986, maintain t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.21

Thapa seeks teacher recruit body for hills

GTA head Anit Thapa has batted for the establishment of a School Service Commission (SSC) exclusively for the Darjeeling hills. “Most systems have collapsed in the hills. We must have a system ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

I will never support BJP: Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung on Thursday said the BJP had betrayed hill people and he would never accept that party again even if he had to sacrifice his life. The assertion is a change...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.20

CPM admits to key ‘failure’ in hills

Some CPM leaders from the hills admitted to the party’s failure to properly address the ethnic issue in an event on Saturday to mark the 100 years of the Communist Party of India founded in Tash...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.19

GTA lays out development carpet

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief Binay Tamang on Friday announced a raft of development projects for the Darjeeling hills and also in Siliguri and Delhi, days after meeting chief minister M...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Mirik hill resort in makeover mode

Mirik’s Swiss Cottage Motel is being renovated with a possible Puja date for its relaunch, promising tourists another boarding option for in the idyllic hills.The Gorkhaland Territorial Administrati...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.19

Buffaloes, pigeons in closed Bengal school

Primary school teacher’s examination was last held in 2001 and the appointment letters were released the following year.Amar Singh Rai, GTA (education in-charge), admitted that primary and secondary...
By Vivek Chhetri in Mirik

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.19

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha constitutional goal

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to work towards getting constitutional recognition and legislative powers for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, though the party’s long-term goal is t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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