Follow Us:
Thursday, May 26, 2022



GJM leaders at Nadda son’s wedding: BJP sheltering absconders, says TMC

March 09, 2020 4:55 am

In the photo, which was not independently verified by The Indian Express, the GJM leaders are seen standing with Nadda, his son, and daughter-in-law.

BJP in majority in Darjeeling municipality after 17 GJM councillors join party

June 09, 2019 12:43 am

The councillors joined the BJP at the party headquarters in the presence of general secretary in charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior party leader Mukul Roy.

Rift in GJM over its Darjeeling man, BJP says ‘Don’t know if Gorkha... par Pahari hai’

March 27, 2019 12:37 am

Bista’s nomination came as a surprise to many. But BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya says it is Bista’s “extensive background in social work” that prompted the party to choose him.

Upset with BJP govt, GJM faction pulls out of NDA

March 25, 2018 12:32 am

The GJM was upset with the recent statement of Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh that his party only had an electoral alliance with GJM.

Ahead of Mamata visit, Bimal Gurung alleges police atrocities in Hills

March 12, 2018 4:19 am

In a counter-statement, Binay Tamang, chairman of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), called the statement a conspiracy.

‘Welcome NIA probe into deaths, blasts’, says GJM chief Bimal Gurung

November 06, 2017 12:13 am

The GJM chief has accused state government of framing cases against GJM leaders, but failing to investigate “real” causes and culprits. Gurung stressed on Darjeeling’s sensitive location, and said subversive activities are a threat to the nation.

Bimal Gurung aides’ homes gutted, cops smell bid to destroy evidence

October 16, 2017 5:44 am

The police are yet to ascertain the cause of fire. “We are not ruling out the fact that it may be an attempt to destroy evidence of wrongdoing. A team of forensic experts have visited the site,” a senior police officer said.

Fire at Patlebas, houses of Bimal Gurung loyalists destroyed

October 15, 2017 9:08 pm

The police claimed that the houses were set ablaze by Gurung's supporters to wipe out evidence. The Gurung supporters, on the other hand, claimed it was the handiwork of the GJM faction loyal to Binay Tamang.

CID ‘narrowly misses’ Gurung in second raid at Sikkim

October 09, 2017 12:31 am

Following this, state Tourism Minister Gautam Deb had in September alleged that the Sikkim Police allowed Gurung to flee. Since the start of a fresh stir over the demand for Gorkhaland, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling had been backing the movement.

Binay Tamang strengthens base, 19 GJM councillors pledge support

October 09, 2017 5:59 am

The rally was expected to march from Batasia to Chowrasta where a public meeting was scheduled. However, the police stopped the march at Batasia and leaders had to hold a meeting at Gorkha Dukh Vivarak Samiti Hall.