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.
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.
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.
March 12, 2018 4:19 am
In a counter-statement, Binay Tamang, chairman of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), called the statement a conspiracy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 26, 2017 9:23 pm
The announcement comes hours after Rajnath Singh made an appeal to the GJM leadership to withdraw the indefinite shutdown and also convened a meeting to resolve the unrest in the Darjeeling hills.
June 27, 2017 6:35 pm
June 15, 2017 4:52 pm