9:09 PM
Rekha Sharma, the chairperson of National Commission for Women, is in Darjeeling hills for three days to examine allegations of violation of women’s rights and police atrocities during the statehood agitation last year. National Commission for Women has scheduled to visit Kurseong, Mirik and meet common people, including some of the complainants. Commission has also […]

बारूद थापा बने गोजयुमोका केन्द्रिय उपाध्यक्ष विमलको अदूर्दशिताको कारण जनताले दुःख पाए- बारूद

7:20 PM
प्रतिविम्ब न्यूज दार्जीलिङ 28 मार्च। गत 104 दिनको आन्दोलनकालभरि भूमिगत रहेका बागी नेता बारूद थापा पनि आधिकारीकरूपमा अब विनय तामाङ खेमामा सामेल भए। विमल खेमामा रहेर आन्दोलनकालभरि भूमिगत अवस्थामा रहेका बारूद थापाले केही महीनाअघिमात्रै सार्वजनिक हुँदै विनय तामाङलाई समर्थन जनाएका थिए। विमल गुरूङको समयमा कालेबुङका प्रभावशाली नेताको रूपमा ख्याति कमाएका थापालाई हालमा त्यति सक्रिय नदेखिएतापनि […]

GJM Meeting Update: Indefinite Strike from Monday

10:58 PM
In a meeting held today which ended later in the evening, GJM has decided to observe indefinite strike across Darjeeling hills, Terai, and Dooars from Monday onwards. However, the strike will be limited only to the government establishments, including GTA. Schools and colleges have been kept completely outside of bandh purview, while banks have been […]

Trinamul invokes Hindi to score a point against GJM

10:58 AM
Trinamul invokes Hindi to score a point – Ruling party counters Morcha decision to allow billboards only in Nepali and English Writes: Vivek Chettri Darjeeling, June 11: The Trinamul Congress has decided to counter the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s decision to allow billboards only in English and Nepali in the hills and ignore Hindi. “We have […]

Pradip Pradhan joined Trinamul blaming GJM not delivering on its promise

10:19 AM
Writes Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, Aug. 24: Bhupendra Pradhan, a founder member of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the GTA chairperson, today joined Trinamul, blaming the hill party for failing to deliver on its promise of development. Pradhan, who is better known as Pradip, joined the state’s ruling party in the public meeting at the Kurseong […]

Gorkhaland : Support, Opposition & Lip Sympathy

10:10 AM
Writes: NN Ojha Gorkhaland 18th July 2016: It is precisely five years since the tripartite agreement setting up GTA was signed between the Government of India, Government of West Bengal and the GJMM. Incidentally 18 July 2011 too was a Monday like it is five years later today. As the hills prepared for celebrations to […]

This Election: Why GJM?

9:02 AM
Writes Binu Sundas An interesting old video was posted today in my whatsapp, which shows Dr. H B Chettri addressing a meeting somewhere in the plains. He concludes his speech saying that we will work together, walk together and reach our destination together. Yes they have worked together as well as walked and is trying […]

Sarita Rai, GJM’s Kalimpong MLA candidate Surprise – Will it work?

10:07 AM
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha yesterday announced candidates’ names from the hills and the plains for the state Assembly election, and sprang a surprise by pitching a female candidate from Kalimpong constituency to take on MLA Harka Bahadur Chhetri. It was no surprise about Rohit Sharma, the incumbent legislator from Kurseong, being retained, while Darjeeling municipality […]

I was like a Show-piece in party (GJM)– Trilok Dewan

4:00 PM
It was second jolt to GJMM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha), when former IAS officer Trilok Dewan resigned from the GJMM following Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri in less than three days, which shocked entire hills. I was more like a Show-piece in party, not like a legislator. I was presented only when I was required. We did […]

Threats, Temptations, Patronage, and Gorkhaland

12:22 PM
Writes: NN Ojha Politics like human mind remains in a state of perpetual unrest. While human mind remains turbulent because of endless desires constantly beyond the capacity of human endeavors to fulfill, the turbulence of politics and politicians is primarily attributable to ever changing goals sought to be achieved and the means to be employed […]

Bimal Gurung to meet Pawan Chamling to Discuss Gorkha Tribal Status

10:59 AM
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) chief Bimal Gurung on Wednesday made statement that he will be visiting Sikkim on 23 August for a meeting with chief minister Pawan Chamling to discuss the inclusion of 11 Gorkha communities in the Schedule Tribes (ST) list. Bimal Gurung to meet Pawan Chamling to […]

Indian Gorkhas for ST status in Delhi

10:47 AM
Darjeeling, 19 December: The chief of the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) Bimal Gurung and Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia met Union minister for tribal affairs Jual Oram at the Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi today. The communities got together under the banner of the Bharatiya Gorkha Janajati Sangharsha Mahasangh and was led by its central […]

Scrub typhus horror in the hills, Health officials yet to take proper action

10:39 AM
Local political leadership and administration took several measures in the plains regarding the fatal disease Japanese Encephalitis that recently rocked north Bengal but another fatal disease Scrub Typhus that has already claimed several lives in the hills is yet to be noticed properly by the hills concerned bodies. On 25 September only, a GJMM youth […]

Seeds of Bifurcation of Darjeeling District- P.Arjun

7:42 PM
WB State BJP President Rahul Sinha has demanded the bifurcation of Siliguri subdivision from Darjeeling District following the creation of the new distrisct Alipurduar. Infact, the seeds of bifurcation of Siliguri from Darjeeling district was sown in 1988 following the formation of Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council. Seeds of Bifurcation of Darjeeling District- P.Arjun The formation […]

Bimal Gurung – Mamata Banerjee is ‘playing with fire’

11:33 AM
Mirik : Bimal Gurung said “What does the CM ( Mamata Banerjee )  think of herself? Let me clarify that I am not an insignificant person when it comes to the political circle of West Bengal. I have come ahead to form a separate state of Gorkhaland and I am ready to die for it.” […]

Audio file where GJM Harka Bahadur Chettri talks of GJM ‘corruption’ goes viral

2:12 PM
An audio file is now being circulated in mobile phones, where a voice, mimicking Kalimpong MLA and GJMM spokesperson, Harka Bahadur Chettri , talks of ‘corruption’ in the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha . While campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections is on in full swing and as different political parties are doing their best to […]

BJP wants Bappi Lahiri for Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat

11:19 AM
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today announced it will extend support to the BJP in the state, including in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat from where the Trinamool Congress is fielding footballer Bhaichung Bhutia as its candidate. The BJP wants Bappi Lahiri there, but the GJM wants to field someone itself. “GJM president Bimal Gurung called […]

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to support BJP in Lok Sabha election 2014.

3:02 PM
GJM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ) has finally declared that they would support BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2014.The announcement was made in the social networking site, Facebook Official Fan Page of the Cheif of the GJM.The deligation headed by Bimal Gurung was in Delhi. Bimal Gurung – GJM Chief After meeting BJP President, […]
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