Gorkhaland

BJP has promised to look into our Gorkhaland demand: Bimal Gurung

Statehood is a dream for every Gorkha living in the Hills, he said, adding that the saffron party's pitch for a permanent political solution was also very encouraging.

published on : 14th April 2019

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

Supreme Court asks GJM leaders to approach Calcutta High Court for anticipatory bail

The court passed the order on interim prayer of Gurung and Giri who were seeking protection to enable them to approach the appropriate court for seeking anticipatory bail.

published on : 3rd 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

Centre to hold tripartite talks on Gorkhaland

The Union Home Ministry took this decision after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders such as Kalmpong MLA Sarita Rai met Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba.

published on : 6th October 2018

GJM team meets Rajnath, seeks panel on Gorkhaland

A six-member delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal Gurung faction) led by Darjeeling's BJP MP SS Ahluwalia met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

published on : 21st August 2018

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

Hill parties to discuss Gorkhaland Territorial Administration election with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

The tenure of the GTA had expired in July last year and even the six-month tenure of the GTA Board of Administrators established by the West Bengal Chief Minister had come to an end.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Protests in 2017 that saw people take to the streets and fight for their rights

India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.

published on : 3rd January 2018

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

Gorkhaland crisis: Fresh violence in Darjeeling as GJM activists torch vehicle

A number of shops and other business establishments opened in Darjeeling on Sunday after remaining shut for 101 days over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland.

published on : 24th September 2017

Indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills enters 99th day

Several shops and markets in the hills remained open braving threats and intimidation by the GJM activists.

published on : 21st 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
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