Bhanubhakta birthday marks newfound GTA – Bengal bonhomie

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A year after the confrontation over the Gorkhaland agitation, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (BT) and the West Bengal government on Friday buried differences to share the stage in observance of the 204th  birth anniversary of Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya in Darjeeling. To be precise, there were two separate programmes; one organized by the Darjeeling district […]

GTA – Bengal Bipartite Meeting Today

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A four-member delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today left for Kolkata for a bipartite meeting with the state government to discuss issues related to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. The delegation, led by GJM general secretary Roshan Giri, comprises central committee leaders Swaraj Thapa, R.B.Bhujel and former Kurseong MLA Rohit Sharma, will raise issues including […]

GTA awards 61 meritorious students with laptop and Rs10,000

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On the 69th Independence the GTA (Gorkhaland Territorial Administration) awarded 61 meritorious students from GTA region who secured top 10 position in class X and XII examinations conducted by CBSE, ICSE and the West Bengal Board. The students were awarded with a laptop and Rs.10000/- each. Congrats to all the deserving students!! Well Done!! Photos […]

GTA Press Release on landslides in the Darjeeling hills

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Press Release from Gorkhaland Territorial Administration on 9th July 2015. The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s Chief Executive Mr Bimal Gurung is visiting all the areas affected by the landslides in Kalimpong including Todhay Tangta, Lava Lingsey, Gitadabing and Khola Khan at lava. Bimal Gurung visiting the damaged areas during heavy rainfall on 30th june 2015 to […]

Why it should be “All India Gorkha Channel” ? and not “All India Nepali Channel”

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Sanjog Chamling for IG According to the Statesman article titled ” GTA announces ‘own’ TV channel ” which was later published on Darjeeling Times (details – )  Gorkhaland Territorial Administration have recently announced 24 hr Nepali channel, hosted by NTV, named “All India Nepali Channel” which will be fully functional from the month of […]

Bharat Ratna and statue of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in Parliament demands GTA

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Taking cue from NASA, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has become proactive and has decided to write to the Centre, to install a statue of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in the premises of Parliament and naming the Bagdogra airport in the legendary mountaineer’s name. Tenzing Norgay receiving his Padma Bhusan This comes in the wake of […]

GTA to ban plastic and gutkhas in the Darjeeling hills

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The Gorkhland Territorial Administration (GTA) has decided to enforce ban on use of plastic and gutkhas in the hills from October 28 and has directed the municipality to frame new by-laws in this regard. GTA to ban plastic and gutkhas in the hills Since the municipality is a transferred subject, the GTA has empowered it […]

State to Transfer departments to GTA and re-introduce three-tier panchayat system in Darjeeling

The Bengal chief secretary has convened a meeting with senior state government officials at Nabanna on Tuesday to discuss the transfer of departments to the GTA Sabha and re-introduction of three-tier panchayat system in the Darjeeling hills among other things. Meet on GTA at Nabanna The state government has to transfer 57 subjects that are […]

Police convoy at GTA headquarters uninformed, GTA to seek a report

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Darjeeling, July 4: A police convoy of seven cars arrived at the  Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, GTA administrative headquarters unannounced this morning and became a cause of consternation for the hill body’s leaders, who have said they would write to the state home secretary. Lal Khoti in Darjeeling GTA sources and leaders said the cars that arrived […]

GTA will not send delegation Delhi to meet Union home minister Rajnath Singh

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The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha has decided not to send a delegation to Delhi to meet Union home minister Rajnath Singh as announced earlier. The plan was to persuade Singh to call a tripartite meeting and also seek his intervention to reason with the state government over the independent functioning of the council. The […]

Bimal Gurung to write letter to the Centre on improving GTA

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration ( GTA) Sabha chief executive, Bimal Gurung, today said a letter would be written to the Centre on ways to improve the functioning of the hill body, a move to exert pressure on the state government ahead of a tripartite meeting to review the autonomous authority’s working. Gurung talks to reporters in […]

GTA wants to relocate Jamuni tourism project

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Darjeeling, July 2: The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration ( GTA) has informed the Darjeeling district magistrate that it wants to relocate the Jamuni tourism project, which ran into trouble after some plot owners alleged that land was taken from them forcibly and they were not compensated. Jamuni tourism project The decision on the relocation of the project […]

GTA Sabha member Kaziman Lohagun on judicial remand

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Darjeeling, July 1: Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha member Kaziman Lohagun, arrested in connection with the Jamuni land case, was remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody. Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha member, Kaziman Lohagun, arrested . The GTA member of Bijanbari-Pulbazar had been arrested on June 27 for allegedly supplying weapons to six persons who had […]

GJM holds back protest over the arrest on Jamuni land case

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VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeilng, June 30: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today did not start any agitation over the arrest of a GTA member as was expected while sources said the party was mulling approaching the high court over the Jamuni land case. GTA member Kaziman Lohagun arrested on Jamuni land case for supplying firearms The […]

Gurung outburst at Mamata, says, will quit GTA post April 17

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Didi will see creation of Gorkhaland, Gurung to quit GTA post April 17 Darjeeling April 15: Already on a thorny bush the relation between Mamata Banerjee and Bimal Gurung, the GJM chief Tuesday pushed the same a step further with his vitriolic attack. The latest tirade that Gurung threw to make the Bengal chief minister […]

GTA issued an order restoring local channels in Darjeeling

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The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has issued an order restoring broadcasting of local cable channels in Darjeeling sub-division from Tuesday despite the existing restrictions imposed by the district administration. GTA executive member Binay Tamang (right) speaks to the media in Darjeeling on Monday. GTA information and cultural affairs department executive member Binay Tamang today made the […]

Bimal Gurung opens Janta Durbar / public forum, will meet public every Thursday

Darjeeling, Jan. 9: Bimal Gurung today announced he would hold a janta durbar or a people’s court in the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha office at the Darjeeling Motor Stand every Thursday from 10am to 5pm. His announcement coincidentally came on a day Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party has positioned itself as the torch-bearer for the […]

First Saheed Gold Cup Football Tournament organised by Kurseong Gorkha Hill Sports Association

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Kurseong Gorkha Hill Sports Association with the help of Sports and Youth Affairs Department GTA is organizing the first Saheed Gold Cup Invitational Knock out Football Tournament from 12 January 2014 at Goethals Memorial School Ground. Saheed Gold Cup Football Tournament from Jan 2014 The winner and runner up of the tournament will be awarded […]
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