April 01, 2016 8:29 pm
Desai said that labour wages have moved up from Rs 112.50 on April 2014 to Rs 122.50 in April 2015 and may rise to be Rs 132.50 from April 1, 2016, thereby putting an extra burden on leaf price of Rs 3 to Rs 3.50.
September 06, 2012 12:15 am
Senior leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) from the Dooars have resigned and dissolved their core committee because of alleged indifference towards the region by the party chief after the formation of the Gorkha Territorial Administration.
August 09, 2012 12:26 am
The Gorkha Territorial Administration board on Wednesday adopted its first resolution for inclusion of nine invitee members in the GTA.
July 25, 2012 5:01 am
Ten days ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA),the Nepali-speaking people of the Terai and Dooars feel cheated as they have not been included in the GTA.
July 04, 2012 3:54 am
With an eye on the panchayat election next year,the state government has decided to conduct a survey to determine how many tea workers have land pattas and access to benefits.
July 01, 2012 5:02 am
The GJM leadership today declared that the party will participate in upcoming GTA elections,which is scheduled to be held on July 29.
May 17, 2012 3:40 am
After restoring peace in Junglemahal,the Mamata Banerjee government is planning a drive to select and train tribal youths with an aptitude for archery,a traditional game of the area.
April 24, 2012 6:25 am
Violence marked the indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and the John Barla-led faction of tribals today in the Dooars region in Jalpaiguri over the governments refusal to allow a joint rally and meeting in the districts Nagrakata area that was to be addressed by GJM president Bimal Gurung.
March 28, 2012 3:50 am
Before beginning the physical survey of Terai and the Dooars region on the issue of the inclusion of these territories into the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration,the high-power committee headed by Justice Shyamal Sen has sought the census data of the two areas.
March 27, 2012 12:15 am
The Adivasi Vikash Parishad has called a 48-hour strike in the Terai and the Dooars region to protest against the physical survey of the area by the high-power committee on the Gorkha Territorial Administration.