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Gorkhaland demand takes back seat as GJM factions fight for political supremacy

April 14, 2021 3:49 pm

The three assembly seats in the picturesque hills -Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong is up for a four-cornered contest this time, with the BJP and the Congress-Left-ISF alliance in the fray along with the TMC's "two friends from the Hills" GJM factions led by Gurung and Tamang.

Over the hills and far away

March 11, 2021 12:26 pm

Gorkhaland promise still hanging, the GJM founder’s crossing over to Trinamool carries enough punch to make BJP worry.

After 3 years, Bimal Gurung returns to Darjeeling: ‘BJP wasted our 12 yrs’

December 21, 2020 8:23 am

“BJP was planning 49 seats with our support in north Bengal, we will now show BJP by making Mamata CM for the third time,” Gurung said at Chowkbazar area in the Hills.

Fugitive of law is fugitive of society: Bengal governor takes a dig at Bimal Gurung

November 02, 2020 2:05 pm

In 2017, Gurung was booked under murder charge and other IPC sections, and the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after violence broke out in Darjeeling for a separate ‘Gorkhaland’ state.

Bimal Gurung's GJM quits the NDA: What impact will this have on West Bengal politics?

October 28, 2020 8:47 am

With Assembly elections in West Bengal due in eight months, Bimal Gurung's GJM severing ties with the BJP will lead to paradigm shift in state politics.

After 3 years, GJM leader Bimal Gurung appears in public; breaks ties with NDA

October 22, 2020 9:13 am

Bimal Gurung, who had been absconding since 2017 after he was charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, also pledged support to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections.

Bengal: Centre calls GTA meeting, GJM refuses to take part

July 31, 2020 11:31 am

“We have nothing to do with the meeting. We will attend a meeting where permanent political solution is discussed along with incorporation of11 Gorkha communities in on ST list,” said pro-BJP GJM leader Roshan Giri.

Darjeeling: As Hills vote, Bimal Gurung’s abandoned home reminder of 2017 Gorkhaland shutdown

April 18, 2019 7:06 am

Gurung is presently absconding as the West Bengal police have slapped several cases on him, including those under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Amid tight security, Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri skip Darjeeling return

April 05, 2019 5:50 am

Gurung has 121 cases registered against him, including murder, while Giri has 111 cases against him. Their names have been struck off from the voters’ list in Darjeeling.

Govt plans to settle illegal Bangladeshis in Hills: Bimal Gurung

August 06, 2018 12:57 am

Out of the 3.29 crore applications received by the NRC, the names of around 40 lakh people in Assam haven’t been included in the second and final draft released on July 30. The first draft released in December last year had the names of 1.9 crore people.


Darjeeling turns into war zone as GJM steps up agitation for separate 'Gorkhaland' state

June 17, 2017 6:50 pm

On the third day of the indefinite strike, Darjeeling and the surrounding hills in northern Bengal turned into a war zone.