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  • Darjeeling: Are GTA election results indicator of breach in BJP stronghold? 

    Darjeeling: Are GTA election results indicator of breach in BJP stronghold? 

    There is a fatigue setting among the Gorkha voters with the BJP for its inability to do anything concrete for the community

    July 5, 2022
  • Will work with state govt: Bimal

    Will work with state govt: Bimal

    "I have thought about it a lot, and people might think I would speak on the issue of Gorkhaland today, but I will not. Every time I speak on it, someone else benefits and comes to power here. It is not the leaders that should benefit, but the people are the ones who should gain."

    October 8, 2021
  • AIGL camps unite, vow to work for Gorkhaland issue

    AIGL camps unite, vow to work for Gorkhaland issue

    "All three of them attended the meeting in Kalimpong and they have now united to take forward the people's aspirations or the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state,"

    October 5, 2021
  • Gurung camp to have party’s ‘national body’

    Gurung camp to have party’s ‘national body’

    Briefing the press after the meeting, Morcha general secretary Roshan Giri said, "We will be forming our party units in different states of the country, which has a Gorkha population and in some months we will form a national body of our party. This body will also hold a meeting after its formation for which the venue is yet to be fixed."

    January 3, 2021
  • Only Centre can fulfil Hill dreams, demands: Bista

    Only Centre can fulfil Hill dreams, demands: Bista

    Citing examples of how the BJP government abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, resolved the Bodoland issue, put an end to Triple Talaq, and introduced the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and Labour Reforms he added, "I am confident that issues concerning Darjeeling Hills, Terai and Dooars too will be resolved in the coming days."

    November 9, 2020
  • Trinamul welcomes Bimal move

    Trinamul welcomes Bimal move

    "We welcome Bimal Gurung's commitment to peace and decision to withdraw support from NDA, while reposing faith in Mamata Banerjee's leadership. BJP's attempts to use Gorkhaland issue for petty politics and teir untrustworthy nature now lay fully exposed before people of Bengal," the party said in its official Twitter handle.

    October 22, 2020
  • Bista predicts more pol developments

    Bista predicts more pol developments

    The leader of the other faction of the Morcha, Anit Thapa, said that today's development had showed how Mr Gurung had misled the people.

    October 22, 2020
  • Darjeeling is Bengal’s crown: BJP MP

    Darjeeling is Bengal’s crown: BJP MP

    Another state BJP leader says PPS does not mean Gorkhaland; Raju Bista says Centre talks on 7 Oct were just the beginning

    October 14, 2020
  • Hill talks a BJP ploy to gain votes: Deb

    Hill talks a BJP ploy to gain votes: Deb

    Darjeeling District Trinamul Congress president Ranjan Sarkar also said it was a ploy of the BJP to bring the 'Gorkhaland' issue to the forefront when the Mamata Banerjeel ed state government had been carrying out development work in the Hills and when peace had prevailed there.

    October 7, 2020
  • No parting with land for Gorkhaland: Deb

    No parting with land for Gorkhaland: Deb

    Addressing the press in his office here, he said that the decision of the central government to call a tripartite meeting and issue letters to officials directly without informing the state government is totally against the system of parliamentary democracy, the country's federal structure and as such, objectionable.

    October 6, 2020
  • Centre calls Delhi talks on ‘Gorkhaland issues’’

    Centre calls Delhi talks on ‘Gorkhaland issues’’

    Morcha invited; other Hill parties left out; they question meeting to be held on 7 Oct

    October 5, 2020
  • 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
  • Hill arrests spark outrage

    Hill arrests spark outrage

    “They are feeling helpless, looking at our recently held meeting at the GDNS (Gorkhka Dukha Niwarak Sammelan hall) which was a success." "Is it against the law to have a party in a democracy? Is the demand of Gorkhaland unlawful?" questioned the Morcha leader, further appealing to the people to not lose hope as, according to him, the rule of the present state government would soon end.

    December 2, 2019
  • After bonus issue, chief minister’s Hill visit ‘significant’

    After bonus issue, chief minister’s Hill visit ‘significant’

    On the differences of opinion among trade unions on the issue of bonus payment, Mr Edwards said his party’s stand was clear.

    October 18, 2019
  • ‘J&K different, Darj different’: Raju Bista

    ‘J&K different, Darj different’: Raju Bista

    Dialogue should be set up among Centre, state & Gorkha representatives for solution.

    August 13, 2019
  • Sixth Schedule: Layers of autonomy

    Sixth Schedule: Layers of autonomy

    This schedule makes separate provisions for the administration of tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. The objectives are to maintain a distinct identity and exclusiveness of tribals and to keep away intrusive elements.

    May 6, 2019
  • BJP has promised to look into our Gorkhaland demand: Bimal Gurung

    BJP has promised to look into our Gorkhaland demand: Bimal Gurung

    Statehood is a dream for every Gorkha living in the Hills, he said, adding that the saffron party's pitch for a permanent political solution was also "very encouraging".

    April 14, 2019