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Gorkhas in Indian Army allowed to go on leave

Gorkhas in the Indian Army who want to attend to their families in earthquake-hit Nepal will be allowed to take leave, Army officials said on Monday.

Gorkhaland promise helped BJP in Darjeeling

"The dream of the Gorkhas is my dream too" is what BJP`s soon-to-be prime minister Narendra Modi had said in one of his election rallies here in the hills of north West Bengal.

BJP promises to consider Gorkhaland issue

The BJP promised to sympathetically examine and consider the pending demands of Gorkhas, including that of Gorkhaland, besides finding a permanent solution to the issues of Bodos in Assam.

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 demands ST status for Darjeeling Gorkhas

The GJM demanded Schedule Tribes status to all Gorkhas living in Darjeeling and immediate release of Central funds promised for the GTA.