GTA chief holds meeting with trade union leaders on land survey

The Chief Executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), Mr Anit Thapa, on Sunday held a meeting at Kurseong with the leaders of all trade unions operating in tea plantations in the area on the issue of land survey and execution of the proposed plan to distribute deed of land rights (Patta) among tea workers in the 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.

Parties’ unity only way to develop Hills: CM

"The economy has gone down, and we should lift it up," she said, reiterating that elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), panchayat and the three other hill municipalities would be held, and that the elected representatives should do good work.

Centre may provoke Bimal camp: TMC

The ruling party has come up with such an observation two days after a delegation of 10 Morcha leaders of the fugitive leader Bimal Gurung camp, met Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba at North Block in Delhi on Friday.