Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

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  • Won't allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir: Tamang

    Won't allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir: Tamang

    Iterating that he would not allow Darjeeling to turn into another Kashmir, Chairman of the Board of Administrators (BoA) and expelled GJM leader Binoy Tamang on Friday demanded a thorough probe into the violence in the northern hills that led......

    October 14, 2017
  • Centre must ensure security of Gurung for talks: GJM

    Centre must ensure security of Gurung for talks: GJM

    The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has urged the Centre to ensure the safety of party supremo Bimal Gurung and other top leaders to enable them to take part in a tripartite meeting proposed by the government. Gurung and several other......

    October 1, 2017
  • Withdraw Darjeeling shutdown, come for talks, Rajnath urges GJM

    Withdraw Darjeeling shutdown, come for talks, Rajnath urges GJM

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to withdraw its indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills and invited them for talks for an amicable solution of the issue. "In a democracy, dialogue is......

    September 26, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: Shops reopen in different areas

    Darjeeling unrest: Shops reopen in different areas

    After nearly three months of the shutdown, a large number of shops today reopened in the Darjeeling hills, braving threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). The development comes two days after shops and markets opened in Mirik......

    September 7, 2017
  • Explosion heard in Darjeeling's Mirik, no explosives found

    Explosion heard in Darjeeling's Mirik, no explosives found

    A powerful explosion reportedly rocked Darjeeling district's Mirik subdivision, but no evidence of explosives was found in the area, police said on Thursday. "We heard a sound of a massive explosion near a market area in Mirik at around 7......

    September 7, 2017
  • Constitute enquiry panel on Darjeeling blast: GJM to Rajnath

    Constitute enquiry panel on Darjeeling blast: GJM to Rajnath

    The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute a high level enquiry committee involving the National Investigative Agency under Supreme Court monitoring into the Darjeeling blast. In a "most urgent letter" to Singh, GJM chief......

    August 20, 2017
  • GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for Gorkhaland

    GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for Gorkhaland

    A small delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and other regional parties on Sunday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to pressed for a separate Gorkhaland state. The six-member delegation, led by GJM leader Swaraj Thapa, held a two-hour meeting......

    August 13, 2017
  • Darjeeling: GJM gives 10-day 'deadline' to Centre to intervene

    Darjeeling: GJM gives 10-day 'deadline' to Centre to intervene

    With the indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills entering its 47th day on Monday, all eyes are now on the all-party meeting, scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has given a 10-day......

    July 31, 2017
  • CBI seeks arrest warrant against Bimal Gurung

    CBI seeks arrest warrant against Bimal Gurung

    The CBI today sought an arrest warrant against the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and 20 others before a city court in connection with the Madan Tamang murder case. The CBI counsel prayed before the......

    July 24, 2017
  • On 31st day of shutdown, Darjeeling tense but violence-free

    On 31st day of shutdown, Darjeeling tense but violence-free

    Pro-Gorkhaland activists took out rallies in Darjeeling as security forces maintained tight vigil across the hills today -- the 31st day of the indefinite shutdown for a separate state. No incident of violence or arson was reported by the police......

    July 15, 2017
  • 'Darjeeling youth shot dead by police'

    'Darjeeling youth shot dead by police'

    A youth was killed in police firing, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha alleged on Saturday, deepening tensions in the Darjeeling hills where the indefinite strike for a separate state entered its 24th day. Though the GJM, which is spearheading the agitation,......

    July 8, 2017
  • Darjeeling shutdown enters 20th day, situation remains tense

    Darjeeling shutdown enters 20th day, situation remains tense

    The situation in Darjeeling remained tensed as the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland entered its 20th day on Tuesday. Internet services remained suspended for the 17th consecutive day as the Darjeeling district extended the ban on it in the hills......

    July 4, 2017
  • Six security personnel injured in fresh Darjeeling violence

    Six security personnel injured in fresh Darjeeling violence

    There was fresh violence in north Bengal hills on Thursday night, as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists attacked a police-CRPF patrol party, injuring six security personnel in Teesta Valley, and ransacked a police outpost. Two police vehicles were burnt by......

    June 29, 2017