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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 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 27.05.20

6km walk with 15kg load

The “mota (fat)” MLA of Darjeeling, Neeraj Zimba, has purportedly carried 15kg of edibles on a dhoko (bamboo basket) and walked 6km through difficult terrain to reach 17 families at a remote villa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

GNLF to send Rs 700 to needy migrants

Direct cash transfer to beneficiaries is the new normal for political parties in the Darjeeling hills. First, Anit Thapa, chairman, board of administrators, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, anno...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

GNLF: Prod for tea hands to seek work

The GNLF has alleged that management of some tea gardens in the Darjeeling hills is asking labourers to sign on petitions stating they would want to go back to work.The Bengal government has not given...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Hill BJP MP ‘hurt’ by Dilip comment on CAA

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has said Gorkhas needn’t to be worried about the CAA and they are protected by an “old treaty with Nepal”, inviting a barrage of criticism from Darjeeling partie...
By Vivek Chhetri and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.20

Citizen trio oppressive: GNLF

The Gorkha National Liberation Front, an ally of the BJP in the Darjeeling hills, on Tuesday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens we...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

GNLF leader joins Morcha

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Binay Tamang on Friday said the “politics of reality” was making inroads in the Darjeeling hills after admitting that his “slogan” had very little takers till a f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Darjeeling firm against strike

The Darjeeling hills is unlikely to be affected by the 24-hour general strike called by the central trade unions on Wednesday as most local parties said the region could not afford another shutdown.Th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Black day: BJP’s hill ally

The Gorkha National Liberation Front, an ally of the BJP, on Monday condemned the attack on students at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and said all political parties and religions should uni...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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