Gorkhas

West Bengal top cop says Maoist from neighbouring countries behind violent clashes in Darjeeling

West Bengal top cop says Maoist from neighbouring countries behind violent clashes in Darjeeling

ADG (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma said this while submitting an affidavit on the ongoing Darjeeling unrest in the Calcutta High Court. 

Jul 14, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling backs Gorkhaland demand

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland to be carved out of North Bengal hills.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

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.

Apr 27, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

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.

Feb 26, 2014, 23:43 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2012, 21:28 PM IST