Mamata govt seeks special audit report of GTA within two weeks

The directive came soon after yesterday's clash between the GJM and the police in Darjeeling, according to a senior official at the state secretariat.

Jun 09, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

GTA orders closure of educational institutes for quake assessment

All schools located within the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) will continue to remain closed for the next two days for the assessment of damage incurred during the recent earthquake.

Apr 29, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

GTA to rebuild 100-yr old bridge, deck up the area in Hills

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) will rebuild the over 100-yr old Victoria Falls bridge and deck up its surroundings.

Feb 09, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

GTA to honour Nepali writer Indra Bahadur Rai

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Thursday said it will honour Sahitya Academy Award winner Indra Bahadur Rai with `Life Time Achievement` award.

Jul 10, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Paraplegic US man steals car from showroom!

In an astonishing robbery, a paraplegic man in the US stole a vehicle from a posh car showroom and was caught after police chased him across three state-counties.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Bimal Gurung elected GTA Chief Executive

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung was today elected as the new Chief Executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration at a special meeting of the GTA Sabha here.

Dec 25, 2013, 20:05 PM IST

Violence over RAF jawan molesting school girl

A Rapid Action Force constable allegedly molested a school girl in Darjeeling, triggering angry protests by locals and students who fought a pitched battle with police.

Sep 29, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

GTA demands central varsity

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to set up a central university in the Darjeeling hills.

Apr 17, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

Gurung threatens to quit GTA alleging Bengal`s non-cooperation

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, the two-year-old body to govern Darjeeling hills, has become an impediment to Gorkhaland.

Feb 04, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

GTA not receiving funds from Centre, state govt: GJM

The Centre and the state government are yet to release funds to GTA, a senior GJM leader claimed.

Sep 29, 2012, 23:15 PM IST

Gurung not yet decided on contesting GTA election

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung is yet to decide whether to contest the election to the newly-formed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, though he is not very keen on holding any administrative post.

Jul 02, 2012, 16:24 PM IST

AVP against inclusion of Terai, Dooars in GTA

The Adivasi Vikash Parishad and 17 other organisations on Sunday said the Dooars and Terai region can never be part of the proposed area.

Mar 25, 2012, 19:47 PM IST

GTA: High-power committee urged to submit report

The Justice Shyamal Sen Committee has been appealed to submit its report on the of inclusion of Dooars and Terai areas in the Gorkhaland Territorial.

Mar 24, 2012, 16:41 PM IST

No polls to GTA till areas in plains included: GJM

GJM remained firm that elections to the new hill council, GTA, could not be
held till Gorkha-dominated areas were added to its jurisdiction.

Mar 23, 2012, 18:30 PM IST

Mamata for elections in Darjeeling, GTA

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee asserted that elections would be held in Darjeeling with the setting up of the new hill council GTA.

Mar 09, 2012, 21:00 PM IST

GTA with 10-12 days Mamata assures GJM

The GTA Bill was passed in the West Bengal Assembly on
September two last year.

Mar 02, 2012, 19:44 PM IST

Don’t include Dooars, Terai in GTA: Tribal leaders

Adivasi leaders of Dooars and Terai met CM Mamata Banerjee and said they would not allow any area from the two tribal regions to be included in GTA.

Oct 12, 2011, 15:37 PM IST