'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.

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).

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.

Mamata angry at Centre`s calling Gorkha TA officials

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee took serious exception to union government calling Gorkha Territorial Administration in Darjeeling to Delhi in backdrop of separate Telangana.

GTA decides on reservations in the Darjeeling hill

The GTA Act would have to be amended to reserve seats in the hill body, executive member of GTA Roshan Giri said.

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).

GTA election in late June or early July: Giri

Gorkha Jan Mukti leaders on Sunday said polls would be held in the hilly areas of
Darjeeling district in late June or early July.

GJM threatens to launch agitation

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