Darjeeling tea Workers on a hunger strike for a 20% annual festive bonus.

5:45 PM
As you sip your favourite Darjeeling tea planning how to enjoy this festive season, tea garden workers in Darjeeling are on a hunger strike for a 20% annual festive bonus. A 12 hour bandh has also been called in Darjeeling Hills tomorrow. Union leaders plan to hold hunger strikes ‘in front of garden offices’ from […]

No matter who loses, we, the Gorkhas, have already won

8:05 AM
Writes: Upendra In the 2019 elections, Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat is being viewed by almost everyone interested in politics as a litmus test to adjudge if the Gorkha aspirations of having a state of our own will prevail, or if the iron will of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee to obliterate the demand forever will deal […]

Darjeeling Likely to Witness Another Agitation

11:46 AM
Darjeeling Likely to Witness Another Agitation From May 1 In an interview given to the Himalayan Beacon, published on Tuesday, CITU has declared that they would be launching an agitation for the workers of Darjeeling, Terai and Duars from May 1. The agitation, however, will mostly focus on the demands of the tea garden and […]

Bimal Gurung threatens fresh statehood agitation

10:58 AM
DARJEELING 27 Jul 2016 Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today vented his frustration and anger at the state government for its alleged interference and threatened to re-start the statehood movement. He said so during a programme organised by the party to observe Shahid Diwas, to commemorate the deaths of more than 1,200 people killed […]

Youths should talk about Agitation like the 86 agitation – BImal Gurung

8:31 AM
Writes: Vivek Chhetri At a public meeting of the Gorkha Yuva Morcha, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s youth wing, in his constituency of Vah-Tukvar, Gurung said: “I had told the youths I should not speak here because if I am to speak or chair (the meeting), your voices would be held back.” He said: “The youths […]

Janmukti Asthayi Karmachari Sangathan confines GTA officials to their chambers at Lal Kothi

DARJEELING 15 Jun 2016 Members of the Janmukti Asthayi Karmachari Sangathan (JAKS), an umbrella organisation of casual workers, today confined the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief principal secretary and a sabhasad to their chambers at Lal Kothi pressing for enhanced incentives. More than 200 Group A and B employees comprising doctors, engineers, managers and curators of […]

New Movie ‘Hawaghar’ on Gorkhaland‬ Agitation

8:22 PM
New Movie ‘Hawaghar’ – Seeks to Tell the ‪‎Gorkhaland‬ Tale We too have our stories to tell, like every society has its own. These stories stand tall, deeply rooted with the hills and valleys, joys and sorrows, soils and flowers as a foundation to the way of life for generations to come. Realising the fact […]

Gorkha National Congregation organized by Bharatia Gorkha Parisangh raises Gorkhaland demand in New Delhi

7:49 PM
The two day Gorkha National Congregation organized by Bharatia Gorkha Parisangh to press on the demand for Gorkhaland, kicked off today at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The first day of mass rally being co-organized by Gorkhaland Task Force saw presence of top leaders of BGP and various pro-Gorkhaland political parties along with over a […]

Gorkhaland intense agitation from October 20

9:50 PM
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading an agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling, today said it would go in for an ‘intense’ agitation from October 20, asking people to be ready for it. GJM president Bimal Gurung told the media in Darjeeling that the Centre and the West Bengal government have to respect their agitation […]

Gorkhaland issue generates heat in Lok Sabha

2:17 PM
New Delhi: BJP member Jaswant Singh’s strong plea for a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue generated heat in Lok Sabha on Wednesday with Trinamool Congress members charging the former Union minister with attempting to divide West Bengal. Speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the House till 2 pm as Trinamool Congress members created uproar with one […]

Baseless Allegations – Gorkhaland agitation funded by foreign powers

10:40 AM
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Sunday brushed aside allegations that its statehood agitation in the hills was being funded by foreign powers. “It is a baseless allegation that our movement is being funded by foreign powers. Unable to find the GJM supporters against whom arrest warrants were issued, the government is saying that they have fled […]

Madan Tamang’s son Sanjog Tamang joined Trinamul

10:23 AM
Methibari (Siliguri), Aug. 11: The son of the late ABGL leader Madan Tamang joined Trinamul today. Sanjog Tamang Madan Tamang’s son News of Sanjog Tamang joining Trinamul came hours after the party his father had once led agreed to attend an all-party meeting called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha. Madan Tamang was hacked to death by […]

Intelligence Branch to check 1,300 guns in the Darjeeling

10:18 AM
The state government has asked the Intelligence Branch to prepare a list of people with licences to possess guns in the Darjeeling hills and check if the arms are in the custody of the owners. The IB was directed to keep tabs on former army personnel to find out if they were training Gorkhaland Personnel, […]
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