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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.21

Binay quits his own Morcha faction

Binay Tamang on Thursday resigned from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha faction he had formed in and headed since 2017, a decision that is likely to redraw political contours in the sharply divided hill pol...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.21

MLA to PM: BJP not serious on Gorkhas

Neeraj Zimba, BJP MLA from Darjeeling, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing disgruntlement for not including Darjeeling MP Raju Bista in the new cabinet. Zimba has also stated that ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.21

New block for Kalimpong

Kalimpong district got a new block in Pedong on Monday on a day pending demands such as setting up School Service Commission (SSC) in the hills and extending the Darjeeling Mail’s journey to Gul...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

GTA spent crores of rupees without audit: Dhankhar

The ruling Trinamul Congress had said that Dhankhar was unnecessarily creating controversy and interfering in the GTA matter. "The governor could have asked the minister of hill affairs for any ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.21

Hill TMC seek GTA polls ‘at the earliest’

Trinamul leaders in the hills have demanded that the Mamata Banerjee government should take initiatives to conduct the election of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) while underscoring th...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.21

Dhankhar to ensure CAG audit of Darjeeling hill body

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said that he will ensure a special audit of the accounts of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), an autonomous body that looks after the dev...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.21

Gorkha outfit brings statehood to fore

The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), an apolitical body positioning itself as a “think tank” of the Indian Gorkha community, called on Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar in Darjeeling on ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

North ‘separation’ pitch irks Gorkhas

A section of BJP leaders’ demand that north Bengal be turned into a Union Territory or even a separate state has alarmed proponents of Gorkhaland who suspect such a narrative is a deliberate att...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.21

Hill TMC leaders seek elected rural faces

Trinamul leaders in Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills have decided to underscore the necessity of having elected panchayat functionaries in the hills before central leaders of the party.  They also...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Gorkha body rakes up statehood demand

The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), an apolitical body which is positioning itself as a “think tank” of the community in India, has decided to set up a Peoples Forum (PF) to “ex...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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