'Tense Bengal, centre ties affecting funds release for GTA'

The tense relationship between the central and West Bengal governments is affecting the release of central funds for infrastructure development projects in north Bengal, a senior Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader said here on Saturday.

468 families of GNLF and TMC join GJM : Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president and GTA chief Bimal Gurung has claimed that about 468 families of GNLF, TMC and other parties of Sukhia Manebhanjang constituency have joined the GJM.

GJM to support BJP in SMC election

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Tuesday said that it would extend unconditional support to the BJP for the Siliguri Municipal Corporation election scheduled on April 25.

GJM demands enhanced security for GTA chief Bimal Gurung

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has asked the Superintendent of Police, Darjeeling Hills, to enhance the security cover for GTA Chief Executive Bimal Gurung whose rank is on par with a state cabinet minister and condemned the alleged attack on his convoy two days back.

GNLF supporters assaulted for abusing Gurung

Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supporters blocked NH-55 near Ghoom station in Darjeeling in protest against the assault on them allegedly by cadre of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), the police said Thursday.

GJM revives demand to include Terai Dooars in GTA

Renewing the demand for inclusion of areas in Dooars and Terai in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has formed a four-member committee, entrusting it with the task of preparing a report on the issue.

WB Govt, TMC will resist any attempt to form Gorkhaland: Deb

North Bengal Development minister Gautam Deb on Thrusday said the state government and the Trinamool Congress will resist any attempt to divide the state and create Gorkhaland and alleged that BJP was "hatching a conspiracy to foment trouble" across Bengal on the issue.

Meeting with Union ministers positive: GJM

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha said the party`s meeting with Union ministers in Delhi were positive and the ministers have promised to ensure the development of the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).

Mamata Banerjee announces development projects for Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of development projects for the Darjeeling hills at an administrative review meeting attended by top leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

BJP seeks EC intervention in Darjeeling

BJP sought "urgent intervention" of Election Commission of India against Trinamool Congress to prevent the arrest of GJM leaders and supporters of BJP`s SS Ahluwalia in Darjeeling.

GJM leader among three held in Darjeeling

Three Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, including central committee member Bimal Dorjee, were arrested from West Bengal`s Darjeeling district in pursuance of pending warrants against them, police said Friday.

No names have come up for contesting from Darj seat: Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung on Tuesday said the party is yet to decide on a candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat.

Will work for Darjeeling`s development: Baichung Bhutia

Lauding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s handling of Darjeeling crisis, former India football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has been fielded by her Trinamool Congress for the Lok Sabha polls, promised to work for the development of the hills and serve pople with honesty.

Expedite ST status to Gorkhas, centre urged

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday urged the central government to expedite the process of granting the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to all Gorkha communities hailing from Darjeeling hills of West Bengal.

GJM holds rallies demanding Gorkhaland

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Sunday held rallies in three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling district demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland.

GJM to hold rallies in support of Gorkhaland on Sunday

With both the Houses of Parliament passing the Telengana bill, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Saturday announced that it will hold rallies in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district tomorrow as part of its agitation to demand a separate state of Gorkhaland.

Telangana Bill has shown path, will take Gorkhaland stir to Delhi: GJM

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Thursday said it would take the agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling hills to Delhi.

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.

Gurung to be GTA chief again, to take oath on Dec 26

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo Bimal Gurung on Friday said he would return as chief executive of the Darjeeling hill council at the request of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

GJM demands three-tier panchayat in Darjeeling Hills

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha demanded the introduction of the three-tier Panchayati Raj system in Darjeeling.