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Hold talks with Centre or Bodoland will be formed and Gorkhas will 'scratch heads': GJM chief Bimal Gurung

Speaking about his absence from the hills, the GJM leader said that he is underground to save the cause of statehood.

published on : 6th July 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

Mamata Banerjee wants Gorkhaland Territorial Administration audit first, polls can wait

The West Bengal Chief Minister had alleged massive corruption by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo Bimal Gurung during his tenure as chairman of the semi-autonomous council.

published on : 29th May 2018

Mamata Banerjee in Bengal hills to discuss Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls

The West Bengal Chief Minister will hold meetings with 15 ethnic development boards on May 29 and conduct Darjeeling and Kalimpong district review meetings in Kalimpong on May 30.

published on : 28th May 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

Tourist inflows to Darjeeling picks up after statehood agitation year

While around 2.5 lakh tourists had visited the two districts last year before the onset of the agitation in June, some 1.2 lakh tourists have visited the hill towns this April to June season.

published on : 19th May 2018

Gorkhaland issue: GNLF accused GTA of corruption, demands DGHC back

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s rebel leader Binay Tamang was made the chairman of the Board of Administrators to run the GTA after the 104-day-long strike for Gorkhaland statehood last year.

published on : 2nd May 2018

SC rejects Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung's plea seeking protection from arrest

The GJM leader had claimed in the top court that he was being politically persecuted by the West Bengal government.

published on : 16th March 2018

Give me peace, I will give you prosperity: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee tells Darjeeling

Months after violence and tension erupted in the north West Bengal hills centering the Gorkhaland movement, Mamata asked the political outfits in Darjeeling to maintain peace.

published on : 13th March 2018

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

The apex court also set aside the Calcutta High Court order that had restrained the Centre from withdrawing CAPF from the state's hill regions.

published on : 21st February 2018

Former Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chairman arrested

He was arrested today for his alleged involvement in destroying public property in the Darjeeling hills during the Gorkhaland statehood agitation last year.

published on : 18th January 2018

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo Bimal Gurung's close aide arrested from Indo-Nepal border

Former Gorkha Territorial Administration vice-chairman Lobsang Lama was arrested by Kalimpong district police from Indo-Nepal international border at Khoribari

published on : 18th January 2018

Demand for Gorkhaland is within Constitutional framework: Former GJM chief Bimal Gurung

Earlier in December, Gurung claimed before apex court that the Mamata Banjerjee-led government was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood.

published on : 11th January 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

2017: The year when Darjeeling hills simmered in Gorkhaland movement 

Setting aside their differences with GJM, prominent hill outfits like the Gorkha National Liberation Front and the Jana Andolan Party supported the cause of Gorkhaland.

published on : 26th December 2017
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