GJM postpones 12-hour general strike

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha has postponed a 12-hour general strike in the hiils from April 2 to April 10 in view of Easter on April 5.

Mamata wants peace to prevail for unhindered hills development

On a visit to Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday in an apparent message to Gorkha Janamukti Morcha said that it should allow unhindered development of the hills by maintaining peace.

GJM MLAs to sit in Opposition bench in WB Assembly

The three MLAs of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, which is demanding separate Gorkhaland state in Darjeeling hills, have decided to sit in the Opposition bench in West Bengal Assembly, party sources said on Sunday.

Bimal Gurung confident about victory of BJP candidate in Darjeeling

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung on Thursday stated he was confident of that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate SS Ahluwalia backed by his party will win hands down.

Indefinite shut down again in Darjeeling after a day`s respite

After a day`s respite for the people to stock up food items, the GJM`s indefinite shut down in the Darjeeling hills was back again on Sunday.

WB Governor hopes good sense will prevail in Darjeeling

As the normal life continued to remain disrupted in Darjeeling by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha agitation over Gorkhaland, West Bengal Governor MK Naryanan said it was a `difficult situation`.

GJM climbs down; not to use force to enforce indefinite bandh

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha whose bandh in Darjeeling hills for last 10 days is to demand Gorkhaland state, said it would not use force to enforce shutdown but `janata curfew` would be held as announced from Tuesday.

GJM calls indefinite strike in Darjeeling hills

The GJM Sunday called for an indefinite strike in the Darjeeling Hills of northern West Bengal, demanding the removal of a police official and arrest of the rival GNLF activists for "attacking" its members.

GJM calls for series of strikes in Darjeeling in March

Renewing their call for a separate Gorkhaland state, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha called for series of strikes in Darjeeling district in March and advised tourists not to visit hill stations during bandh.

Delay in transfer of departments, GJM unhappy

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha on Saturday said it was unhappy with the Mamata Banerjee government for the delay in transfer of most of the departments to the newly elected GTA Sabha in Darjeeling.

GJM warns it will pullout of tripartite agreement

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha on Wednesday stuck to its threat to pull out of the tripartite agreement for setting up the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).

GJM threatens to launch agitation

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha on Monday threatened to renew its agitation for statehood in the Darjeeling Hills.

GJM rules out demand for separate state

In what could be music to the ears of Mamata Banerjee, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha virtually ruled out the demand for the creation of a separate state.

GJM lifts indefinite bandh for 4 days

The Gorkha Janamukti
Morcha Friday announced lifting for four days from tomorrow its
indefinite bandh called in the Darjeeling Hills on February 9
to protest against the police firing at Sipchu in Jalpaiguri.

GJM leader held for Madan Tamang`s murder

Nicol Tamang, a central committee member of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), was arrested in this West Bengal hill town for the murder of Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL) president Madan Tamang May 21, police said Monday.

GJM to shut SDO and BDO offices from April 7

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha has announced plans to shut down all Sub-Divisional and Block Development offices in Darjeeling hills of West Bengal indefinitely from April 7 in protest against hike in water tax among other issues.

GJM rejects CM`s offer for more autonomy for Darjeeling hills

The GJM on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee`s offer of more autonomy, power and funds for Darjeeling hills, saying it would not rest till its demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland is met.

This is our final battle for Gorkhaland, says Bimal Gurung

Describing the ongoing agitation in Darjeeling Hills as the "final battle" for a separate Gorkhaland state, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on Sunday threatened to resort to violence if it was pushed to the brink.

Participation in tripartite talks uncertain: GJM

Toughening its stance, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha on Saturday said its participation in the December 21 tripartite talks on separate statehood issue was "uncertain" and would depend on the outcome of current talks with the Centre.

Chamling refuses to get drawn into Gorkhaland issue

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar
Chamling on Saturday stonewalled questions asking for his views on
Gorkhaland statehood demand and Gorkha Janamukti Morcha`s
(GJM) call for 96-hour shut down from December 14 on the