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GJM chief Bimal Gurung, the undisputed mass leader of the Gorkhas

The face behind the renewed demand for Gorkhaland: Bimal Gurung. Emerging from the shadows of Subhas Ghising, he is the undisputed mass leader of the Gorkhas — impatient and angry.

‘No development in Darjeeling, Kalimpong’: GNLF chief resigns from Hill committee

Speaking to The Sunday Express, GNLF spokesperson Neeraj Zimba said that the HADC, set up in 2017, had in effect become an obstacle to the group’s political objective — the implementation of the Sixth Schedule in the hill areas.

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West Bengal govt trying to end Gorkhaland movement: Bimal Gurung to SC

Bimal Gurung's counsel claimed that the state was proceeding in a "biased manner" against GJM members and there was an environment of "constant fear" in Darjeeling due to this.

Arrested GJM leader Barun Bhujel dies in hospital, Bimal Gurung blames cops

Gorkha Yuva Morcha calls for a day-long strike in Hills today

In Darjeeling hills after the strike: losses, lack of cash, resentment

Traders’ goods go waste, salary accounts run dry, schools and colleges face uphill task completing course.

Mamata Banerjee blames Centre for unrest in Darjeeling

In an apparent reference to the BJP, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee accused the saffron party of creating differences in the country.

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BJP delegation in the hills: Amidst protests, Dilip Ghosh says TMC ‘provoked stir’

The BJP is the first political party to visit the Hills after the indefinite strike was lifted on September 26.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief Gurung urges people in Hills to welcome BJP delegation, warns against ‘betrayers’

Warning the people against “betrayers” who are opposing his demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland, Gurung urged locals to narrate the “atrocities they had faced at the hands the police and administration” during the indefinite bandh in the Hills.

GJM leader Binay Tamang asks BJP to clear stand on Gorkhaland

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had called off the indefinite bandh in the hills last week after a marathon 104 days following an appeal by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Darjeeling hoteliers don't see tourists returning anytime soon

The shutdown in the hills, that went on for 104 days and was suspended by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung only last Tuesday, has already taken a heavy toll on Darjeeling's tourism sector.

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BJP Makes It Clear: Not In Favour Of Gorkhaland

The BJP has been in a fix over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state — a demand which was revived recently after the West Bengal government announced that Bengali would be a compulsory subject in all schools till Class X. By the time the state government clarified that it would not be compulsory, the […]

Darjeeling Unrest: Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling Extends Support For Separate Gorkhaland State

Sikkim’s ruling party SDF had extended its support to the demand for a separate Gorkhaland. In a meeting conducted by the SDF leadership earlier on Tuesday, it was decided that they will extend support for a separate state at the same time expressed its opposition to the “illegal, undemocratic and unconstitutional” acts committed in Darjeeling. Meanwhile, […]

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