GNLF embarrassed after Chhetri meets Rahul Gandhi

GNLF is in a tight spot after one party activist Mahendra Chhetri met the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Delhi yesterday as a general secretary of the party on the issue of the sixth schedule status for Darjeeling Hills.

Kalimpong resident writes letter to President of India, will start fast unto death demanding Gorkhaland

A former GNLF (Gorkha National Liberation Front) activist Bhawesh Bhujel, resident of Kalimpong, has informed the President of India Droupadi Murmu that a group of Gorkhas will start 'fast unto death' under Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) area demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland from 22 August. Mr Bhujel has written a letter to the President Droupadi Murmu seeking her intervention in resolving the issue amicably.

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."

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,"

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,"

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,"

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.