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Tea firms line up tea tourism projects in Darjeeling hills


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Tea producers are venturing into tea tourism projects in the picturesque Darjeeling hills, hoping the newly-created Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) will restore peace in the region.The ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland team meets Bengal governor


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 IANS) A delegation comprising the elected representatives of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) called on West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan here Wednesday to discuss development issues of the ... Read more...

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GTA members sworn in; Shinde, Mamata assure support


August 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Aug 4 (IANS) As the newly-elected members of the Gorkha Territorial Administration were sworn in Saturday, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured ... Read more...

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Mamata withdraws Trinamool candidates from GTA polls


July 21st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday pulled out all Trinamool Congress candidates from the July 29 polls to the Darjeeling Hill governing panel, a move that ... Read more...

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122 candidates file nominations for GTA polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 9 (IANS) A total of 122 candidates have filed nominations for the July 29 election to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the new body for governing the ... Read more...

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Polls to new Gorkhaland civic body July 29


June 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the proposed new development body in the hills of northern West Bengal, will be held July 29, the state ... Read more...

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West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday admitted a petition by GNLF chief Subhas Ghishing challenging the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and asked ... Read more...

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Bengal to form panel on Gorkha council (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to form a three-member fact verification panel to look into the recommendations of a high-powered committee on the issue ... Read more...

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Bengal to form panel on Gorkha council


June 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) West Bengal will form a three-member fact-verification panel to look into the recommendations of a high-powered committee on the issue of area demarcation in a ... Read more...

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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet GJM delegation June 14


June 11th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Amid reports of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) planning to revive violent agitation in protest against a high-powered panel's report, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Trinamool inducts ‘dissident’ GJM activists


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 11 (IANS) In a bid to increase its presence in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday inducted hundreds of "dissident" supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti ... Read more...

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Trinamool inducts ‘dissident’ GJM activists


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 11 (IANS) In a bid to increase its presence in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday inducted hundreds of "dissident" supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti ... Read more...

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Upset over panel report, GJM threatens to renew agitation (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, June 9 (IANS) Upset over a high-power committee's report on additional areas to be included into the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Mamata urges GJM to abide by panel report


June 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and its associates threatened to launch a protest campaign against the high-powered committee's recommendations on formation of Gorkhaland, West ... Read more...

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Upset over panel report, GJM threatens to renew agitation (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, June 9 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Saturday threatened to launch another protest campaign to press for its demand for a separate Gorkhaland.It is upset that a committee ... Read more...

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GJM protests curtailed powers to Gorkha body


June 9th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Saturday threatened to launch another protest campaign.It is upset that a committee set up for inclusion of additional areas in ... Read more...

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Left Front blames Mamata government for Terai-Dooars violence


April 26th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Wednesday blamed the recent unrest in the Terai-Dooars region in the state's northern part to the "undue haste" of ... Read more...

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GJM pitches for hills’ representation in Rajya Sabha


March 24th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, asked for representation from the Darjeeling Hills in the Rajya Sabha."We ... Read more...

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GJM expresses satisfaction after Mamata meet, says elections in July


March 24th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday to discuss several key issues, expressed satisfaction over the talks and ... Read more...

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Congress high command to decide on Bengal Rajya Sabha polls


March 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress nominating four candidates to the Rajya Sabha without leaving any room for it, alliance partner Congress Friday informed the party high ... Read more...

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Trinamool nominates three journalists to Rajya Sabha


March 16th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress leadership Friday nominated four candidates for the March 30 Rajya Sabha polls, including three journalists from West Bengal.Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee announced the ... Read more...

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LF renominates Tapan Sen as Rajya Sabha candidate (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Tuesday renominated Centre of Indian Trade Unions secretary Tapan Sen as its candidate for the March 30 Rajya Sabha polls.Briefing mediapersons ... Read more...

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Trinamool won’t back Congress for Rajya Sabha polls


March 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress has decided not to support the Congress nominee in West Bengal for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls, state Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharya Tuesday ... Read more...

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Darjeeling Gorkhas hope hill council will get a nod


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kalimpong (West Bengal), March 2 (IANS) Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Friday said it is hopeful that the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Bill will get presidential assent within the next ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to revive its movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose to blame ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership threatening to revive movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose ... Read more...

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Ahead of meet with GJM, Mamata rejects Bengal’s division (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 10 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which has threatened to re-start the Gorkhaland campaign, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday ... Read more...

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Gorkha group to meet Mamata for honouring accord


February 10th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 10 (IANS) Amidst the rising political tempers in the hills of West Bengal, the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership is all set to meet chief Minister ... Read more...

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GJM demands bail for AMRI doctor, Mamata rebuffs (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday asked the government to speed up the bail process of Mani Chhetri - a renowned doctor and one of ... Read more...

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GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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Darjeeling should be declared backward region: GJM


December 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) A Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) delegation Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and demanded that Darjeeling district be declared a backward region.It also ... Read more...

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Adivasi front divided on inclusion in Gorkha autonomous council


November 1st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) A section of Adivasi Vikas Parishad (AVP) leadership Monday opposed the proposal of including the tribal-dominated Terai and Dooars in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills under the ... Read more...

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Plea to rename Gorkha council, include tribal areas


October 30th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday forged a pact with the Adivasi Vikas Parishad (AVP), and demanded that the name of the Gorkha Territorial Administration ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands probe into Darjeeling bridge collapse


October 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Accusing the Darjeeling administration and police of callousness in the wake of the bridge collapse that claimed 32 lives, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday ... Read more...

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