TMC Demands Expediting Madan Tamang Murder Case Trial

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The Trinmool Congress yesterday organized a rally and demanded that the ongoing trial relating to Madan Tamang murder case be expedited. In addition, the TMC pasted posters across Darjeeling towns and question the delay by CBI in concluding the investigation and the delay in trial. Speaking to the Press, TMC leader Ms. Sharada Subba said, […]

Hill TMC says no to compulsory Bengali

Hill TMC says no to compulsory Bengali: To speak to Mamata Banerjee in Mirik With the opposition to implementing Bengali being spearheaded by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha gaining momentum, the TMC (hills) yesterday said it had spoken to party high commands in Kolkata to not make it mandatory in the hill schools. The hill TMC leaders […]

BOOMERANG: It wasn’t support for GJM… It was anger against TMC that made the strike a success

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Writes: Upendra for TheDC The strike in Darjeeling, held two days ago has been termed ‘a success’ by GJM, while TMC has called it an ‘absolute failure.’ What is funny is that almost all the Bengal based news media, other than the ones based in North Bengal, have toed the official line and reported that the […]

GJM called Darjeeling bandh, State govt. and administration set to foil the strike

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Morcha to TMC: avoid conflict – Ministers to camp in hills on bandh day Telegraph Darjeeling, Sept. 26 : The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today “requested” the Trinamul Congress and the GNLF to stay away from confrontation during the 12-hour bandh on Wednesday 28th September 2016, but the ruling party announced that three ministers would be […]

Pradip Pradhan joined Trinamul blaming GJM not delivering on its promise

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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 […]

गोरखा जनमुक्ति मोर्चा प्रेस विज्ञप्ति

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गोरखा राष्ट्रिय मुक्ति मोर्चा (गोरामुमो) अनि जन आन्दोलन पार्टी(जाप)-का अध्यक्षहरू अब तृणमूल कंग्रेसका नेताहरूको अधीनमा परेका छन् जसले गत विधानसभा चुनाउ पनि जित्न सकेका थिएनन्। यो पहाड़वासीको निम्ति ठूलो अपमान हो अनि समतल केन्द्रित राजनैतिक दलहरूले पहाड़का राजनैतिक दलहरूको कहिल्यै सम्मान गर्दैनन् भन्ने उदाहरण पनि हो। तृणमूल कंग्रेसका दार्जीलिङ जिल्ला अध्यक्षले कसरी अध्यक्ष या उपाध्यक्षको […]

Mamata receives warm welcome from GNLF, and Development Boards

Writes: Prashant Acharya Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was given a grand reception yesterday afternoon at the Bagdogra airport and in Rohini near Kurseong by hill communities that included the Khambu Rai, Lepcha Development Council members as also cadres of the Gorkha National Liberation Front. This was the first time that GNLF supporters were seen welcoming […]

Panchayat election in GTA area claims hill TMC president Rajen Mukhia

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TMC hints at rural elections Writes Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, July 1: The Trinamool Congress (Hills) president today hinted that the state was planning to hold the panchayat elections in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration area by the end of this year. Although the state Election Commission has not made any announcement regarding the polls, Rajen Mukhia, […]

Bhaichung might become Darjeeling District TMC president

Siliguri, June 17: Mamata Banerjee is likely to announce the new president of the Darjeeling Trinamul district committee in Calcutta tomorrow and ex-footballer Bhaichung Bhutia and Pratul Chakraborty are being considered for the post, sources in the organisation said. The chief minister, said the sources, wanted the replacement of Ranjan Sarkar, the current president of […]

Hill TMC proposals on new Kalimpong district, Mirik sub-division

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DARJEELING 10 Jun 2016 The Trinamool Congress hill unit has submitted to the Darjeeling district administration its suggestions on a new Kalimpong district and Mirik sub-division. The suggestions incorporate a wide range of proposals such as extending the existing boundaries, forming new sub-divisions and blocks, and setting up expert committees to expedite the process in […]

After Kalimpong district demand to upgrade more hill areas

Writes Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, June 10: The state government’s decision to create Kalimpong district and Mirik subdivision has triggered demands to upgrade Bijanbari block to a subdivision and carve out Sonada-Rangbull block out of Sukhiapokhari. The demand is being raised not only by political parties like the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Trinamul Congress (Hills) […]

Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL) withdrew support to TMC

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Darjeeling 5 Apr 2016 The Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League today withdrew its support to the two Trinamool candidates from Kurseong and Darjeeling asserting the party would first hold an internal meeting and decide on the matter in the near future. However, the party has not changed its decision of supporting Jan Andolan Party candidate Harka […]

Why I am not voting for Trinmool, and Neither Should You

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Writes: Upendra for TheDC FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016 Much has been going on in the Darjeeling political scenario of late, for anyone remotely interested in politics these are an exciting time for the people in our region. We are literally spoilt for choices, issues range from the promised “development” to “Sikkim merger,” from formation of […]

Mahendra P. Lama seeks apology from the TMC on Harka Bahadur’s nomination

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Darjeeling 8 Mar 2016 A lot of questions are being asked and speculation is rife among political circles in the hills ever since Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee announced the name of MLA Harka Bahadur Chhetri as the TMC candidate from Kalimpong for the state Assembly election. Many among the general public too have expressed […]

Nepali-medium college in the Darjeeling hills PromisesTMC manifesto

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Promises: College for hills & varsity Writes AVIJIT SINHA Siliguri, March 11: The Trinamul manifesto has promised a Nepali-medium college in the Darjeeling hills, a new campus of Aliah University and a second agricultural university among other things for north Bengal. The ruling party also promised to set up a centre of Netaji Subhas Open […]

Kurseong TMC deputation to municipality on basic needs of residents.

The Kurseong unit of the hill Trinamool Congress today organized a rally in town and submitted a deputation to the Kurseong municipality on various demands related to the basic needs of residents. Hill TMC rally in Kurseong Friday afternoon. Talking to reporters, Kurseong town TMC committee president Sunil Pradhan said the rally was staged to […]

Darjeeling District TMC Committee formed by Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee at a meeting on Friday officially formed the party’s Darjeeling District Committee and Darjeeling Hill Committee. Informing about the meeting, the newly reappointed TMC Darjeeling hill committee president Rajen Mukhia said the party’s Darjeeling district committee will have Gautam Dev as President, while Bhaichung Bhutia, Nantu Pal and Alok Chakrabarty […]

TMC releases 16 points Commitment paper for Hill’s development

TMC releases Commitment paper, promising 16 development agenda for the hills Bhaichung released a 16 point commitment paper, especially designed to reach the hill people. TMC Bhaichung Bhutia releases-  16 points Commitment paper for Hill’s development The promises include: 1. Demanding Darjeeling Hills a ‘special package of facilities’ and 2. Declaring the area tax-free for the […]
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