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Gorkha National Liberation Front Gnlf
West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

MLA not invited to talks, hill party irked

The fledgling Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) has demanded that its MLA from Kalimpong be invited to the October 12 talks convened by the Centre for “resolution of issues related to ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Hill tea bonus talks fail again

Bonus talks between hill tea garden unions and officials of the Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) failed for the second time on Wednesday. Although hill planters agreed to pay bonus at the rate of 20 ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

GNLF leader quits over ‘ideological surrender’

Veteran leader of the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) on Tuesday formally announced his decision to quit the party floated by Subash Ghisingh. Mahendra Chhetri, who joined GNLF in 2011 and wa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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 15.09.21

Finger at BJP on interference in GNLF

A senior leader of the Gorkha National Liberation Front, the largest ally of the BJP in Darjeeling, has accused the saffron camp of “controlling” the hill party to the extent that the GNLF...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

Darjeeling gets 12th party

Another party was launched in the Darjeeling hills on Thursday with Anit Thapa as the president and a declaration from a leader that the “politics of one-man-centric party” was coming to a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Tamang hints at new party launch

Binay Tamang on Tuesday dropped enough hints of floating a new political party and even released a blue print of the issues that his outfit would take up with the central and state governments. Taman...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Protest at Bista ‘lie’ on hill talks

The Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League’s Bharati Tamang faction on Monday staged a protest against alleged lies of Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista after the Centre had failed to convene a meeting to dis...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Edwards back in hills, keen on ‘new party’

Ajoy Edwards on Sunday received a warm welcome from supporters on his return to Darjeeling after nearly a month, the former GNLF leader dropping broad hints that he would float a new political party &...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.21

Edwards to resign from GNLF

Politician, entrepreneur and social worker Ajoy Edwards on Sunday evening released a video on his Facebook and to the media on WhatsApp where he is seen on the banks of Pangong Lake in Ladakh and anno...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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