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Gorkhaland
West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

PIL challenges move to drop Bimal cases

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Calcutta High Court, challenging the state government’s decision to withdraw cases against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha founder president Bimal Gur...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.21

Bista raises hill solution in LS ahead of polls

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista raised two issues concerning north Bengal in Parliament in the past two days with observers projecting his speeches as his efforts to woo voters ahead of the Bengal Assembly e...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.21

Thapa lunch to woo hill communities

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration head Anit Thapa engaged in lunch diplomacy with chairpersons of development boards for various hill communities and termed the meeting “good”. The me...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Gurung camp’s poll theme: Statehood

The youth wing of the Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to raise the Gorkhaland issue during the election campaign, an indication that the camp is running out of a core is...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.21

Thapa’s GTA term extended for 6 months

The Bengal government on Thursday extended the tenure of Anit Thapa-headed board of administrators at the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) for a further period of six months. The board of ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.21

Bimal sees political end for Binay and Anit

Bimal Gurung on Monday oozed confidence about his return to power despite the steady exodus of leaders from his camp, and predicted the end of the political road for Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa in the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.21

Teacher under fire for bribe voice clip

The Darjeeling District School Board on Thursday filed a police complaint against Kamal Thapa, teacher-in-charge of Rohini Tea Primary School, after an audio clip purportedly of the teacher seeking mo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.21

Anit seeks consensus on relief fund use

Anit Thapa, the chairman of the board of administrators, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), has decided to convene a meeting of “all stakeholders” to decide on using the GTA Chai...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

News portal lobs ‘Nepal citizen’ charge at Thapa

A Kathmandu-based web portal has created a furore in Darjeeling by reporting that Morcha leader Anit Thapa, the chairman of the board of administrators of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Glare on hill response to treaty review

The Indo-Nepal treaty of peace and friendship of 1950 has come to the fore once again both at the foreign ministry level and also at the local level in Darjeeling but a chain of events over the past f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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