Bhanubhakta birthday marks newfound GTA – Bengal bonhomie

4:52 PM
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

12:03 PM
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

10:26 AM
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

10:26 PM
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”

7:54 PM
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

9:10 AM
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

10:39 AM
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 […]
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