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Gta Poll
West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.22

Legal challenge for GTA posts

The row over the appointment of 17 members-on-duty by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is set to escalate with the opposition at the hill body preparing groundwork to take legal recourse agai...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.22

North poll results today

Political parties in north Bengal are eagerly waiting for the results of two local elections to be announced on Wednesday. With a few hours left before the counting of votes in seven different venues...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.22

GTA poll thorn pricks BJP-GNLF

The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), the largest ally of the BJP in the hills, on Saturday accused the saffron party of doing “nothing” to stop the Gorkhaland Territorial Administr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.22

GTA: HC to hear plea

Calcutta High Court on Friday refused to interfere in the ensuing Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabha elections, saying the polls would be held as scheduled on Sunday and there would be no bar...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

HC hears GNLF plea to stay GTA poll result

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday heard a petition filed by the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) to stay the publication of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) election results and reserve...
By Tapas Ghosh, Vivek Chhetri in Calcutta/Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.22

Ajoy, Anit raise political temp in hills

Political activism, especially by Hamro Party and Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM), has peaked across Darjeeling in the run up to the June 26 Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) ele...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.22

‘Gorkhaland’ in election manifesto but muted

Hill political parties are raising the Gorkhaland statehood issue during the ongoing campaign for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections due on June 26, but the approach to the dema...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.22

6 ex-servicemen in GTA polls

Colonel (retd) Keshab Rai had been controlling the movement of artilleries during the Kargil War back in 1999. These days, the war veteran is busy coordinating with five other ex-servicemen who are c...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.22

Notable hill faces in GTA poll fray

The party’s general secretary, Amar Lama, will file his papers on Friday from Darjeeling Sadar -2 constituency. Lama is a municipal commissioner from ward 24 in Darjeeling. While a commissioner...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Different strokes of no-GTA-poll parties

Darjeeling has currently become a hill of confusion with parties not in favour of elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) reacting differently. The Mamata Banerjee government has...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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