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Project to make Queen of Hills clean and green

Lauding the people of Darjeeling for their initiative to make the Queen of Hills clean and green, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that 50,000 toilets would be built in the hill district .

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.

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.

GTA chairman sent to judicial custody for 14 days

Chairman of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and Gorkha Jana Mukti vice-president Pradip Pradhan was sent to judicial custody along with eight others for 14 days today in connection with the sale of an antique coin alleged to be a fake.

Sandakphu-Phalut road foundation stone laid

The chief executive of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, Bimal Gurung, laid the foundation stone for improving and strengthening the Maneybhanjyang-Sandakphu-Phalut road that borders Nepal on Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

Withdraw cases against members, implement autonomous status: GTA to WB govt

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration told the West Bengal government that the autonomous status given to it should be implemented immediately.

Setback for GJM: Gorkhaland panel functionary quits

Accusing GJM of misleading people by claiming the central government agreed to hold a tripartite on Darjeeling issue, GJAC chief advisor has quit.

GJM not to attend hill council meeting in Darjeeling

GJM said it has decided not to attend the meeting of the hill council, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, in Darjeeling next week to elect a new chief executive.

GTA will not be dissolved, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee ruled out the dissolution of GTA as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) called an indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills.

GTA demands central varsity

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

Mamata meddling in GTA functioning: Roshan Giri

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Roshan Giri on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of meddling in the day-to-day affairs of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

Voting peaceful in Darjeeling hills

Voting to fill up 17 seats in the newly-formed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in Darjeeling hills ended peacefully.

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.

West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition

Calcutta HC admitted a petition by Subhas Ghishing challenging constitutional validity of proposed GTA and asked WB govt to submit a reply in 3 weeks.

Upset over panel report, GJM threatens to renew agitation

The pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)threatened to launch another protest campaign.

CPM urges Mamata to call meeting of all concerned

Opposition CPI(M) urged the Mamata Banerjee government to immediately call a meeting of "all concerned" in the hills.

WB: GTA Bill receives presidential assent

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Bill for setting up a new hill council in the Darjeeling hills received presidential