Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Gta
West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.22

TMC GTA member given hill party post

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) had to face a major public embarrassment after Milesh Rai, who was elected to the Gorkhaland TerritorialAdministration (GTA) on a Trinamul Congress (TMC...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

Bill to increase hill panchayat electors

 The Bengal government is set to move an amendment to the Panchayat Elections Act (2003) on Thursday to increase the number of electorate in a gram panchayat seat in the hills from existing 250 t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.22

GTA Sabha seeks statehood talks

The first meeting of the newly constituted Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha unanimously passed a resolution on Monday for reopening a dialogue on a separate state of Gorkhaland, a move whic...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.22

Hill tourism conclave focus on visitors from abroad

Officials of the Bengal government, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the Darjeeling municipality on Sunday spoke in unison on working together with tourism stakeholders to promote t...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.22

Anit Thapa blows hill rural poll bugle

Anit Thapa, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) chief executive who heads the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM), a political party he floated last year, on Friday spoke extensive...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.22

Jobs for kin of deceased agitators

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Thursday gave jobs to the kin of 13 of the 17 persons who had died during the agitations demanding a separate Gorkhaland in the hills since 2007. On...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.22

Push for rural polls in hills

The State Election Commission on Monday directed the district magistrates of Darjeeling and Kalimpong to start preparatory works to delimit gram panchayat and panchayat samiti constituencies in the Go...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.22

Hills to celebrate Unesco Puja tag

The hills and plains will come together to showcase the rich heritage of the region to celebrate the special status accorded to Calcutta Durga Puja by Unesco. The Darjeeling district administration a...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

Dues cripple operations

A crisis is brewing in the Darjeeling tea industry with production from the second-largest owner of gardens in the hills coming to a standstill in the face of mounting workers’ dues that have cr...
By Sambit Saha, Vivek Chhetri in Calcutta, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

Darjeeling celebrates Bhasha Diwas

 Bhasha Diwas (Language Day) was celebrated with much enthusiasm across Darjeeling hills on Saturday. On this day in 1992, Nepali language was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Const...
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