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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

TMC maintains stronghold in Mirik

Trinamul Congress continued to maintain its stronghold in Mirik, the tiny hill sub-division of Darjeeling district, where the party managed to bag three of four seats of the Gorkhaland Territorial Adm...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

Anit: Development over sentiment

Anit Thapa, the chief of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) on Thursday said that the “trend” of winning elections on “sentiments” had come to an end in the hills;...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Old and new faces spring surprises

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha elections threw up many surprises right from the defeat of heavyweights to a toehold in hill politics to once powerful politicians like Bimal Guru...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Change of guard in hills

Anit Thapa’s nine-month-old Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) crossed the majority mark in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha elections with ease, bagging 27 of the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

New hill party on cards

Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha were held on Sunday but a new political party is in the offing in Darjeeling hills to press for the separate state of Gorkhaland. Ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.22

GTA polls and hope

The elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha on Sunday is expected to concretise the political power in the hills that has been in a flux for five years. Since 2017, first Binay T...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

Bengal: All eyes on GTA polls

All eyes are on the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections, which are scheduled to be held on Sunday after a decade, amid a sea of change in the dynamics of hill politics in the last fe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

GTA teacher recruit row escalates

The row over teacher’s appointment in schools under the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) escalated with Trinamul accusing the BJP of trying to snatch the jobs of hill youths. L.B. Ra...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

Truant hill parties hold key in polls

Supporters of hill parties that are opposed to the polls to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha are likely to hold the key in many constituencies with the Bengal government deciding agains...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.22

Ajoy cries cash-clout nexus

Hamro Party president Ajoy Edwards claimed that the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has dues to the tune of Rs 370 crore to clear, mostly to contractors, and that if his party is voted to ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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