* As the Hills go to polls on Sunday, an issue that takes prominence among others is Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to form development boards for individual ethnic communities. *
While.. Deccan Herald
*Mamata Banerjee's claim of a "smiling Darjeeling" might have got her significant mileage across West Bengal but does not seem to have yielded much ground for her in the Raj-era hill station.
Even.. Deccan Herald
*For the first time since its formation in 2007, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) might be facing a road block due to the machinations of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, in the Darjeeling Hills.
Months.. Deccan Herald
A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the name of Harka Bahadur Chhetri as the party's candidate from the Kalimpong Assembly constituency, the GJM on Saturday said this.. Zee News
*Darjeeling:* As part of the cleaning operations of Mirik Lake, a popular tourist destination in north Bengal, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is all set to auction the fishes in the.. Mid-Day
The Centre has decided to convene a tripartite meeting with the West Bengal government and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in New Delhi on 5th of this month.The meeting will discuss various provisions of the.. All India Radio
*The BJP might have supported the cause of separate Gorkhaland during the 2014 general elections, but party national secretary Rahul Sinha told a gathering in Darjeeling on Friday that it is against.. Deccan Herald
The National Federation of New States (NSFS), headed by Bollywood actor Raja Bundela, has brought movement groups from different parts of India - to fight for long standing demand of creating new.. IndiaTimes
The GJM had earlier announced that its three MLAs would resign from the Assembly to protest against the alleged non-cooperation of the state government with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. Indian Express
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced formation of a development board for the Mangar community and sanctioned funds for Lepcha Board, prompting GJM supremo Bimal Gurung to.. DNA
Kolkata, Aug 15: BJP member of parliament from West Bengal's Darjeeling S S Ahluwalia on Saturday raised concerns about a separate state for the Gorkhas even as the nation spoke of unity on India's.. Oneindia
In West Bengal, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has decided to work together with the state government to construct model houses in landslide-affected Mirik under Kurseong sub division.. All India Radio
*The administration seems to have finally woken up and taken note of the gravity of the recent landslides on Darjeeling hills, with the toll touching 40.
With experts often blaming uncontrolled.. Deccan Herald
Heavy overnight rain triggered a string of landslides in the mountainous Darjeeling district of West Bengal, killing at least 38 people, swamping homes, washing away highways and throwing normal life.. DNA
Many shops were closed in Darjeeling hills on Sunday, one day after the issuing of warrants of arrest by a court against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha President Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha, party MLA Harka.. DNA
Twenty four hours after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung was named in the final supplementary chargesheet filed by the CBI in connection to the alleged murder of Madan Tamang, he broke silence.. DNA