Tight security around Bagdogra airport; Bimal Gurung postpones return to Darjeeling Hills

The GJM leader could not come to the Hills as the police had cordoned off the entire Bagdogra airport following which he has postponed his plans to return.

published on : 4th April 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Gorkhaland not a poll issue in Darjeeling for first time in over three decades

The statehood demand and implementation of the sixth schedule of the Constitution had been major poll planks in the Hills at various times since 1986.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration election: Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri's names struck off voters' list

The names of Bimal Gurung, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri and their families were on Wednesday struck off from the voter's list due to their prolonged absence from Darjeeling constituency.

published on : 28th June 2018

No chance of BJP-GJM alliance in 2019 elections: Binay Tamang

Tamang accused BJP of trying to fool the people of Bengal hills and create unrest in the region by bringing up the name of Bimal Gurung.

published on : 17th February 2018

Suspended GJM head Bimal Gurung to campaign in Delhi for Gorkhaland

Urging Gorkhas to maintain peace in the hills, he said the Supreme Court order was a tight slap on people branding him 'unconstitutional'.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Darjeeling violence: GJM chief Bimal Gurung demands grilling of Gorkha Territorial Administration chairman Binay Tamang

Gurung claimed that Binay Tamang had taken crucial decisions without consulting him or the GJM central committee.

published on : 8th November 2017

West Bengal moots talks with Sikkim to nab GJM supremo Bimal Gurung

The state had accused its northern neighbour of giving shelter to the GJM supremo who is wanted in several cases including Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act) (UAPA), murder, rioting and arson.

published on : 24th October 2017

Massive manhunt for GJM supremo Gurung in Darjeeling hills: West Bengal Police

Gurung has been evading arrest since August when cases were lodged against him under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his alleged involvement in several bomb blasts in Darjeeling

published on : 21st October 2017

Won't allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir, says Expelled GJM leader Binay Tamang

Tamang blamed party supremo Bimal Gurung for violence in the hills and said the people of the region "will not allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir".

published on : 13th October 2017

Darjeeling: West Bengal sub-inspector killed during raids to nab Bimal Gurung

The clashes erupted when the police raided Tukvar area near Patlaybas – a stronghold of Bimal Gurung – after receiving information that he had entered Darjeeling through Tukvar.

published on : 13th October 2017

GJM councillors from Darjeeling, Kurseong join Binay Tamang faction

In the Kurseong Municipality, the GJM had won 17 wards and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) the remaining three in the polls held in May.

published on : 9th October 2017

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee criticises Rajnath Singh, BJP hits back

Mamata Banerjee and BJP hit out at each other today over Rajnath Singh meeting GJM general secretary Roshan Giri.

published on : 21st September 2017

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee forms panel for restive Darjeeling hills, GJM rejects it

Rebel GJM members Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa were made the chairman and vice chairman of the board respectively.

published on : 20th September 2017

West Bengal government forms BoA to look into development of Darjeeling hills

The move, the CM Mamata Banerjee hoped, will be welcomed by the people of the Hills though a few may not like it personally.

published on : 20th September 2017

Mamata Banerjee slams Home Minister Rajnath Singh for meeting elusive GJM leader Roshan Giri

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for meeting GJM general secretary Roshan Giri despite the lookout notice against him.

published on : 20th September 2017
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