West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Morcha will go solo in politics, says Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung has hinted at going alone in hill politics, one-and-a-half-years after dumping the BJP and joining hands with the Trinamul Congress. Many hill politicians, ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

Morcha backs TMC

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha headed by Bimal Gurung will campaign for the Trinamul Congress in the Siliguri Municipal Corporation polls which will be held on January 22, along with three other civic bod...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Leaders desert Gurung

A host of leaders from Bimal Gurung’s Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has quit the party when important local elections are on the cards. Twenty prominent leaders, including Satyawan Chettri, the presid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

Tamang to campaign for TMC

The Trinamul leadership in Siliguri will field Binay Tamang, former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader who is the latest entrant to the party,  in its campaign ahead of the elections of Siliguri Munic...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Tamang mum on statehood

Former leader of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Binay Tamang, who recently joined Trinamul, on Sunday said he will work for development of the hills while dodging a direct reply on the  statehood issue. ...


West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

'Optionless' Tamang joins Trinamul

Former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders Binay Tamang and Rohit Sharma on Friday joined the Trinamul Congress, underscoring the lack of options for hill politicians in the sharply bipolar politics of the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

Binay Tamang joins TMC

Months ahead of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) election, former GJM leader Binay Tamang, who had quit the hills-based party earlier this year, joined the ruling Trinamool Congress on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.21

Tea estate reopens after truce

The Longview tea estate, some 25km from here and famed for the Darjeeling brew, reopened on Monday, after over two months, owing to differences cropping up between workers and the management over dues...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Tea union of Ajoy’s party

A new tea trade union came up in the hills on Sunday as Ajoy Edwards, who broke away from the GNLF leader to form his own Hamro Party, and his associates announced the party’s frontal outfit for...
By Our Correspondent in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.21

Hill solution seems a far cry

A response by Union minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai in Parliament on a query related to permanent political solution raised by Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi has triggered a fresh debat...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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