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Gorkha
West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.22

Milk, cow urine wage war against ‘blood tea’

 Neeraj Zimba, Gorkha National Liberation Front’s secretary general, who won the Darjeeling Assembly seat on a BJP ticket, on Saturday sprinkled Gangajal (holy water), cow’s milk and ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.22

TMC GTA member given hill party post

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) had to face a major public embarrassment after Milesh Rai, who was elected to the Gorkhaland TerritorialAdministration (GTA) on a Trinamul Congress (TMC...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

Bill to increase hill panchayat electors

 The Bengal government is set to move an amendment to the Panchayat Elections Act (2003) on Thursday to increase the number of electorate in a gram panchayat seat in the hills from existing 250 t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.22

GTA Sabha motions on statehood & ST status

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha is looking at being “politically correct” at the first-ever meeting of the new Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha meeting. The BGPM, whic...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.22

Darjeeling seeks 20 per cent tea bonus

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung’s assertion that Darjeeling tea gardens should be paid a bonus of at 20 per cent of the workers’ annual earnings seems to be influencing bonus...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.22

2 panels to scan hill primary education

 The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has decided to form two “high-powered” committees for Darjeeling and Kalimpong to look into issues ailing primary education at a time ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.22

Questions on Gurung’s past decisions

Bimal Gurung’s political past seems to be haunting his present. During the twoday semi¬nar in Darjeeling by Gurung’s party Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on the issue of a separate Gorkhaland,...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.22

Gurung’s party ups ante for Gorkhaland

“Also, unlike other regional parties that have kept their political activities limited to hills so far, the Morcha chief seems to seek support in all areas where Gorkhas live,” said an obs...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.22

Anit Thapa blows hill rural poll bugle

Anit Thapa, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) chief executive who heads the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM), a political party he floated last year, on Friday spoke extensive...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.22

Jobs for kin of deceased agitators

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Thursday gave jobs to the kin of 13 of the 17 persons who had died during the agitations demanding a separate Gorkhaland in the hills since 2007. On...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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