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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

1984 inspires hill civic elections of 2022

Old-timers recall era of apolitical social workers...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.22

Happy with honour, but issues stay

Kaajee Singh, 79, a renowned folk artist from Kalimpong, was selected for Padma Shri...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Morcha will go solo in politics, says Gurung

Many hill politicians, however, consider the statement as a Freudian slip on the leader’s part...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

Omicron blow to hill poll hope

GTA elections, which had been due since 2017, would be held after the revision of electoral roll is completed...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Novel from hills goes places

The story is based on the violent Gorkhaland agitation of 1986...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Rs 2 crore GTA relief fund idle

A hill observer said with elections to the territorial administration due, the idle money could be used by Thapa's rivals to corner him and his new party, the BGPM ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.21

Hill solution seems a far cry

The GNLF, an ally of the BJP, has categorically stated they would not contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls as it allegedly failed to fulfill the aspirations of the hills...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.21

GNLF vows to stall GTA polls

Many leaders of Gurung camp privately express that they will have no option but to contest the polls if the state government go ahead with the plan...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.21

‘Gorkha state’ nudge to Nadda

Even though there was not much headway on the permanent political solution issue since 2019, the Centre did call a tripartite meeting on October 12 to resolve the issue...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.21

Meet on statehood in hills, Delhi

Neither the BJP not Mamata, however, defined what the solution entails...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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