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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Help for students who lost breadwinners to Covid-19

Darjeeling based Vik-Run Foundation along with GTA Headmasters’ Association and various educational institutions from the hills have come forward to provide assistance to 14 students from the re...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

New party wants statehood talks

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha has demanded that the tripartite talks that Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista had announced only discuss the demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland. The newly fo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Finger at BJP on interference in GNLF

A senior leader of the Gorkha National Liberation Front, the largest ally of the BJP in Darjeeling, has accused the saffron camp of “controlling” the hill party to the extent that the GNLF...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Forum for small states to meet in Darjeeling

The National Federation for New States (NFNS) has decided to hold a meeting in Darjeeling later this month, a move which could bring the spotlight back on the Gorkhaland discourse at a time when the s...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Edwards back in hills, keen on ‘new party’

Ajoy Edwards on Sunday received a warm welcome from supporters on his return to Darjeeling after nearly a month, the former GNLF leader dropping broad hints that he would float a new political party &...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Message on Gorkha unity on Balidan Diwas today

Forty-six apolitical organisations from Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Bangalore and Gurgaon will come together to mark “Balidan Diwas” on Wednesday to tell politicians and all Gorkhas to stay uni...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

Gorkhaland buzz for Team Gurung

The Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to erect statues of “11 martyrs killed during the Gorkhaland agitation in 2017” and has asserted that the party would mov...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Gurung and Tamang meet for ‘benefit of Gorkhas’

Bimal Gurung and Binay Tamang, two prominent Gorkha leaders, met each other on Wednesday evening after a gap of nearly four years in a clear sign of another realignment in the political landscape of t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

‘Apolitical’ talks push before MP statement

The BJP’s 2019 general election manifesto had said: “We are committed to work towards finding a permanent political solution to the issue of Darjeeling Hills, Siliguri, Terai and Dooars re...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

TMC asks Centre for permanent hill solution

Trinamul has sought from the Centre “a detailed explanation” on the “permanent political solution” for Darjeeling region with a “definite timeframe”. Shanta Chhetr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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