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Gorkha
States  /  Published 01.08.20

Hills: Centre calls off talks

The Centre has postponed the August 7 talks with the Bengal government, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration and the “Gorkha Janmukti Morcha” at a time parties in the Darjeeling hills hav...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Hills: Tamang's terms for meet

Binay Tamang, president of a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha faction, on Friday said his party would not attend the August 7 talks called by the Centre unless the government brought together all the stakeholde...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Hills feel let down by Centre

A tripartite meeting the Centre has convened on August 7 involving the Bengal government, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration and the “Gorkha Janmukti Morcha” has stirred political contr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Stay at home, GNLF tells Binay and Anit

The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has demanded that Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa stay in home quarantine for 14 days after a security employee of Tamang a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Uproar over ‘tallest leader’ comment

The simmering tension between BJP alliance partners in the hills — the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal camp) and the GNLF — came to the fore after an inner core member of Bimal camp issued s...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Centre to hold talks on Darjeeling: Gurung camp

The Bimal Gurung camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Wednesday claimed that Union home minister Amit Shah had decided to hold a “tripartite meeting” of the “Centre, State and GJM w...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Poll push by Binay faction

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang said on Friday that his faction had already identified candidates for Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong seats in the 2021 Bengal Assembly elections. Speaki...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Hill taxi owners stare at road tax penalty

Taxi owners, many of whom rely entirely on ferrying tourists, have not earned a penny in the past three months but some have paid 100 percent penalty on road taxes. Commercial vehicles like Tata Sumo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

‘Bteam’ tag on Sangma party’s unit in north

Meghalaya chief minister and National People’s Party president Conrad K. Sangma announced the formation of the NPP’s north Bengal unit on Sunday to espouse the cause of the “marginal...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.19

Tamang starts fast over tea bonus

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday started his indefinite hunger strike here over hill tea workers’ bonus, declaring there would be no “further negotiations” and that the agita...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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