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  • Centre sends out invitations for 12-Oct Hill talks

    Centre sends out invitations for 12-Oct Hill talks

    GNLF leader Y Lama said, "Our president has been in constant touch with Delhi and he got a message that a tripartite meeting has been called there by the Home Ministry to discuss a solution to the problems of the Gorkhas."

    October 6, 2021
  • Top GNLF leader quits party

    Top GNLF leader quits party

    "Ever since the electoral alliance that was stitched with the party in power in Delhi, our president has completely surrendered the entire organisation, neglecting the ethos and the aspirations of the Gorkhas,"

    September 22, 2021
  • Amid hopes, Edwards back to work to ‘unite Gorkhas’

    Amid hopes, Edwards back to work to ‘unite Gorkhas’

    Stating that he was now a representative of the "silent majority," Edwards said that he would work to come to power with this "majority" and work to unite the Gorkha community for the "one agenda, a separate state of Gorkhaland."

    September 6, 2021
  • GNLF exodus on; 32 Darj committee members quit

    GNLF exodus on; 32 Darj committee members quit

    "The term of our town committee ended on 5 August itself, and a new committee had not been formed since our Darjeeling sub-divisional president Ajoy Edwards was out of the station. Now after he has already announced his resignation from the party, it does not make sense for us to remain here so we are also leaving the party,"

    September 1, 2021
  • Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    According to GNLF leader Ajoy Edwards, he would leave for Delhi within a week to try and set up a meeting of its alliance partners and representatives from the civil society with senior leaders of the BJP.

    July 27, 2021
  • Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    "The people here have given everything to the BJP, with the GNLF also giving away its winning seats during the elections. We are all hopeful that the BJP will do something for us. Now the ball is in their court and the time has come for them to fulfil the aspirations of the people,"

    July 27, 2021
  • BJP has assured GTA repeal: Edwards

    BJP has assured GTA repeal: Edwards

    The GNLF claim comes amid discontentment in the Hills when it comes to the BJP, which is accused of not keeping its promises even after the region helped the party win three consecutive parliamentary elections.

    March 16, 2021
  • GTA BoA gets fresh six-month term

    GTA BoA gets fresh six-month term

    A notification issued by the Home and Hill Affairs Department of the government today said that the last extended tenure of the GTA will expire on 19 March and that the new six-month tenure would begin on 20 March.

    February 26, 2021
  • Black flags greet Dilip Ghosh in Darjeeling

    Black flags greet Dilip Ghosh in Darjeeling

    The programme was organised by the BJP in association with the Gorkha National Liberation Front also consisted of a public meeting at the Motor Stand here, after which the leaders led the ‘yatra’ towards Sonada, Kurseong and Sukna down in the plains.

    February 24, 2021
  • On Ghisingh birth anniversary, GNLF calls for justice for Hill people

    On Ghisingh birth anniversary, GNLF calls for justice for Hill people

    Paying homage to Ghisingh, who was born in Mirik in 1936, and died on 29 January 2015, Mr Bista today wrote in his Facebook post: "The Gorkhas, no matter where we are from, no matter who we are, remain indebted to Subash Ghisingh who brought about a political consciousness and sense of identity in all of us."

    June 23, 2020
  • GNLF seeks Shah meet for Sixth Schedule appeal

    GNLF seeks Shah meet for Sixth Schedule appeal

    As a result, BJP state president Dilip Ghosh recently alleged in Siliguri that the Trinamul Congress had been confusing the people.

    January 31, 2020
  • Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Asked to comment on a statement made by a GNLF leader on the possibility of holding such tripartite meeting within February, Mr Bista said: “The Union Home minister has sent a letter to the state for a tripartite meeting. I think the (GNLF) leader commented on the basis of that letter.”

    January 11, 2020
  • Mamata Banerjee should examine her mental, emotional processes, says Roshan Giri

    Mamata Banerjee should examine her mental, emotional processes, says Roshan Giri

    The video clip went viral on social media, while reactions poured in from social media users, both for and against Miss Banerjee’s run.

    October 26, 2019
  • ‘Intel wings point to volatile Hill situation’

    ‘Intel wings point to volatile Hill situation’

    Darj MP says state govt reluctant to hold tripartite talks; he says state must begin talks with 'main leader' of Hills.

    July 7, 2018
  • Morcha hits out at GNLF charge

    Morcha hits out at GNLF charge

    Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) and Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), the two major parties in the Hills, are engaged in a war of words over the latter’s allegations that corruption was rife in the present Gorkhaland Territiorial Administration (GTA) being run by a Board of Administrators led by Morcha leader Binoy Tamang. The Morcha …

    May 3, 2018
  • GNLF to give govt ‘proof of GTA graft’

    GNLF to give govt ‘proof of GTA graft’

    The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) on Monday claimed that a party delegation would be meeting ministers and state government officials after 17 May, and hand them proof of “victimization and nepotism” that exists in the present Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Board. The party said it will also demand an independent bureaucrat to be appointed …

    May 1, 2018
  • Trade union blocks Rangli-Rangliot tea dispatch

    Trade union blocks Rangli-Rangliot tea dispatch

    Himalayan Plantation Workers Union (HPWU), the trade union of the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), on Wednesday, claimed that they have stopped dispatch of manufactured tea at the Rangli- Rangliot Tea Estate in Darjeeling with effect from 14 April. The trade union has been demanding payment of the second instalment of bonus for tea workers, …

    April 19, 2018