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West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

GNLF leader joins Binay Tamang faction with swipe at BJP

J.B. Tamang, the working president of the Gorkha National Liberation Front’s tea trade union, on Sunday joined the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Binay Tamang camp, blaming the BJP’s alleged “expans...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Morcha camp spies chance in rival’s arrest

A key leader of the Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Tuesday condemned the arrest of a member of the Bimal Gurung faction and the questioning of a GNLF leader, taking many in the Dar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.19

Gorkhaland on BJP man Raju Bista's lips

Raju Bista, the BJP candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, said on Friday “they would bring Gorkhaland”, doing so after his party’s silence on the issue during the two month campaign for t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Two-hour ‘break’ for hill taxis today

The Himalayan Transport Co-ordination Committee, an umbrella body of taxi syndicates in Darjeeling, has asked its members not to ply their vehicles between 11am and 1pm on Thursday when it will hold a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.19

‘Mota’ plea for votes in Darjeeling bypoll

Indian politicians hardly laugh at themselves, especially during an election season. Neeraj Zimba, a GNLF leader who is contesting the Darjeeling Assembly bypoll on the BJP symbol, is indulging in sel...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.19

BJP banner for GNLF in Darjeeling bypoll

GNLF leader Neeraj Zimba will contest as a BJP candidate for the Darjeeling Assembly seat bypoll on May 19, backed by his party and the Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.Zimba is a GN...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.19

Youths want Binay Tamang to contest Darjeeling bypoll

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s youth wing on Monday demanded that Binay Tamang be the party’s candidate in the Darjeeling Assembly seat where a by-poll would be held on May 19.The demand by the Gork...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.19

BJP & allies hold Gorkha ‘unity’ rally in Darjeeling

The BJP paraded representatives of at least seven political and apolitical outfits at a rally in Chowrasta here and used the gathering to claim that the Gorkhas were united behind the saffron camp eve...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.19

BJP promises bid for hill ‘solution’

The BJP’s manifesto for the 2019 general election has promised attempts to find a “permanent political solution to the issue of Darjeeling Hills”, conferment of Scheduled Tribe status on 11 Gork...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.19

GNLF dispels NRC fear, but wants BJP clarity

The Gorkha National Liberation Front on Sunday said it had asked the BJP to issue a clarification that the National Register of Citizens would not affect the Gorkhas in Bengal, although the hill party...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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