Latest News on Gorkhaland
Showing of 0 - 10 from 388 results
Gorkhaland - Total results - 388
Sep 17, 2013
Gorkhaland: GJM to go for 'intense' agitation from October 20The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading an agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling, today said it would go in for an 'intense' agitation from October 20, asking people to be ready for it.
Sep 09, 2013
Darjeeling: Gorkhaland agitators lift bandh for two daysThe indefinite bandh in three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling was lifted for two days beginning today with the Gorkha Joint Action Committee slated to review its future course of action.
Aug 22, 2013
GJM supporters refuse to budge, declare another bandhThe Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Thursday gave a call for a two-day shutdown in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills in the wake of the arrest earlier in the day of its assistant general secretary Benoy Tamang along with six party workers.
Aug 21, 2013
Mamata's crackdown on Gorkha protest won't dampen aspirations: GJM"The demand for Gorkhaland is an aspiration of Gorkhas and other hill communities. Instead of respecting this sentiment, the chief minister has gone on a rampant arrest spree," GJM supremo Bimal Gurung said.
Aug 19, 2013
Mamata is playing with fire: CPI(M) on GorkhalandCPI(M) today said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was "playing with fire" in the way she was tackling the Gorkhaland issue and claimed she was "incapable" of understanding ground realities in some troubled parts of the state.
Aug 17, 2013
Historically, Darjeeling was never a part of Bengal: Bimal Gurung"The creation of Gorkhaland is not the partition of Bengal as historically Darjeeling was not a part of Bengal and was leased by the British from the kingdom of Sikkim in 1835," Gurung said in a Facebook post.
Aug 16, 2013
Gorkhaland agitation: GJM announces new five-day protest from Aug 19A new committee was today formed in Darjeeling which announced a fresh five day agitation programme from August 19 changing the nomenclature of the 'janata curfew' to 'ghar bitrai janta' (people inside homes) on their demand for a separate Gorkhaland.
Aug 15, 2013
PM should hear our prayers, give us Gorkhaland: GJMThe Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Thursday said its "democratic and peaceful" movement for statehood is being "forcefully crushed", and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "must hear our prayers and spare a thought".
Aug 14, 2013
BJP's Jaswant Singh talks Gorkhaland in Lok Sabha, TMC protestsBJP member Jaswant Singh's strong plea for a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue in Lok Sabha on Wednesday led Trinamool Congress members to charge the former Union minister with attempting to divide West Bengal.
Aug 13, 2013
GJM public 'curfew cripples' life in Darjeeling hillsThe West Bengal government, which has started distributing ration in the northern hills, said a "shutdown-like situation" prevailed in the hills on day one of the two-day "public curfew", during which the GJM has asked people to remain indoors.