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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Change of guard in hills

Anit Thapa’s nine-month-old Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) crossed the majority mark in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha elections with ease, bagging 27 of the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.22

BJP MLA glare on GTA hiring of teachers

The BJP MLA from Kurseong B.P. Bajgain has directly written to the CBI, seeking an inquiry into teachers’ appointments by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) at a time the central ag...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.22

Ghisingh kicks off anti-GTA campaign

For the first time, litchis from Malda, otherwise known as the Bengal’s mango hub, will be exported abroad, to London and Bahrain. “Some fruit exporters have contacted us and have express...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.22

‘Gorkhaland’ in election manifesto but muted

Hill political parties are raising the Gorkhaland statehood issue during the ongoing campaign for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections due on June 26, but the approach to the dema...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.22

Morcha, Thapa’s party field ‘proxy’ candidates

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) fielded “proxy” candidates in the polls to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha on Friday, contrar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Bimal Gurung hospitalised in Sikkim

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung has officially ended his 100-hour hunger strike after he has been hospitalised following a deterioration of his health while his party has decided not to contest the upcoming ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gangtok/Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

BJP-Morcha meet, Bimal Gurung in hospital

Bimal Gurung’s fifth day of hunger strike on Sunday was marked by high drama as leaders of his party, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, held a meeting with visiting BJP leaders and its hill allies in Darj...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Different strokes of no-GTA-poll parties

Darjeeling has currently become a hill of confusion with parties not in favour of elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) reacting differently. The Mamata Banerjee government has...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Gurung begins strike

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung on Wednesday began an indefinite hunger strike to press for deferment of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls and inclusion of a certain portion of land under its j...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

Seminar season in Darjeeling

A season of seminars has started in the Darjeeling hills before the advent of the monsoon. Sikkim-Darjeeling Ekikaran Manch, a group that calls for the unification of Darjeeling and Sikkim, has decid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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