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States  /  Published 01.08.20

Hills: Centre calls off talks

The Centre has postponed the August 7 talks with the Bengal government, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration and the “Gorkha Janmukti Morcha” at a time parties in the Darjeeling hills hav...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

GTA calls for 7-day lockdown from today

The spike in Covid-19 cases in the hills has made the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) extend the lockdown in its area for seven days from August 2. The area includes Darjeeling district e...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Hills: Tamang's terms for meet

Binay Tamang, president of a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha faction, on Friday said his party would not attend the August 7 talks called by the Centre unless the government brought together all the stakeholde...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Hills feel let down by Centre

A tripartite meeting the Centre has convened on August 7 involving the Bengal government, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration and the “Gorkha Janmukti Morcha” has stirred political contr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

Rush in Darjeeling hills to fill larder

Residents of the Darjeeling hills rushed to markets on Friday to fill their larders before the start of the eight-day lockdown, but most of them were disappointed. The Gorkhaland Territorial Administ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.20

Lockdown: in hills from Sunday

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has declared a weeklong lockdown from Sunday in four civic areas of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and Mirik and across some bazars over and above the ...
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 09.07.20

Hills: no-entry for tourists

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Wednesday announced its decision to ban the entry of tourists in the hills till July 31. The GTA had earlier decided to open the hills — close...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

GTA to launch e-governance

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is embracing e-governance to do away with the age-old bureaucratic practice of maintaining files, a system that was riddled with the problem of “missing fil...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Darjeeling: leaders shadow-box

BJP MP Raju Bista and Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief Anit Thapa are purportedly “appreciating” each other’s initiatives in the fight against Covid-19 but a careful observation of th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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