Gorkhaland

No question of supporting demand for Gorkhaland: TMC

According to a TMC leader, the party was in talks with the Binay Tamang (faction) of the GJM to ensure that it gets along with Gurung's organization, ahead of the 2021 elections.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Non-BJP parties slam Centre for 'fuelling speculation' on Gorkhaland ahead of polls

The BJP, however, dubbed the allegations as "baseless" and said the central government just wants a "permanent solution" to the political crisis.

published on : 8th October 2020

Bengal govt to boycott Centre's Gorkhaland meet, says decision 'arbitrary'

The Centre did not discuss the issue with us before convening the meeting, said Mamata Banerjee government.

published on : 5th October 2020

Assam Accord: Gorkhas in Assam seek protection under Clause 6

Bharatiya Gorkha Yuva Parisangh (BGYP) said that the Assam Accord clause 6 committee report did not mention anything about the protection of the community in the state.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Gorkhas fighting for separate state find new friend in Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

Sangma has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah citing the pressing issues being faced by the Gorkha community in North Bengal and seeking a permanent solution to the problem

published on : 18th September 2020

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

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

GJM to formulate alternative strategies for Gorkhaland demand: Binay Tamang

Ousted Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Thursday asserted that the fight for Gorkhaland state would continue but appealed for withdrawal of the three-month-old shutdown. 

published on : 14th September 2017

GJM urges Rajnath Singh to begin tripartite talks on Gorkhaland

The GJM representatives said the onus to initiate the talks on Gorkhaland lay with the Centre as Mamata has already declared that creation of a separate state is beyond her jurisdiction

published on : 9th September 2017

Ousted GJM leader Binay Tamang asks missing chief Bimal Gurung to lead Gorkhaland movement

Ousted leader Binay Tamang on Sunday challenged GJM chief Bimal Gurung to "come out of hiding" and lead the Gorkhaland movement from the front.

published on : 3rd September 2017

80 days of Gorkhaland movement: Tourism down, schools shut, tea gardens inactive; Spirits still up

July, August and September are the peak months when most tourists visit the hill station. But since the strike and the total shutdown, the tourism sector has been completely affected.

published on : 2nd September 2017

Gorkha agitation enters 80th day; massive hunt underway for GJM chief Bimal Gurung

The police had yesterday issued a lookout notice against the GJM chief for his alleged involvement in various cases, including a bomb blast in Kalimpong police station which killed one volunteer.

published on : 2nd September 2017
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