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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

GTA worker union pen-down

The United Employees’ Union of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has decided to start a pen-down strike from Tuesday to demand the regularisation of more than 4,000 casual employees, a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

GTA to wait for Bengal govt decision on tourism

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has decided to wait for the Bengal government to take a call on opening tourism sector in the Darjeeling hills even though the tourism subject is vested with ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Stakeholders appeal for hill tourism

Stakeholders of the tourism industry want the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the state government to take the lead and ensure tourists start visiting Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills ag...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Tea unions approach state, GTA to reopen Longview estate

Tea trade unions wrote to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and state officials on Monday, seeking intervention to reopen the Longview tea estate as workers continued their relay hunger ...
By Our Correpondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.20

Hill leaders prod CM on nurse training course quota

The West Bengal Nursing Council’s call for applications to auxiliary nursing and midwifery (ANM) and general nursing and midwifery (GNM) training courses has prompted a Rajya Sabha member of the...
By Avijit Sinha and Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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States  /  Published 02.08.20

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 02.08.20

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 01.08.20

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 31.07.20

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


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