Elections News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia makes his debut in electoral politics by entering the contest from Darjeeling on the Trinamool Congress ticket. He faces an uphill task, as the BJP's SS Ahluwalia is being backed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which is...
Elections News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday March 11, 2014
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM, which wants a separate Gorkhaland state, has opposed former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's candidature from Darjeeling in northern West Bengal for being an 'outsider'.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday November 20, 2013
YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy today met Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata and sought her support in his campaign against the division of Andhra Pradesh for a separate Telangana state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading the movement for a separate state Gorkhaland, said it will not drop its demand. The party has decided to carry forward the movement through dialogue and not bandhs after a truce with West Bengal government.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 1, 2013
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leading movement in West Bengal's Darjeeling for a separate Gorkhaland state, said the central government has convened tripartite talks on October 23.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 17, 2013
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading an agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling, today said it would go in for an 'intense' agitation from October 20, asking people to be ready for it.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 9, 2013
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has moved the Supreme Court challenging a Calcutta High Court order declaring its ongoing shutdown in West Bengal's Darjeeling as illegal and unconstitutional.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 9, 2013
The indefinite bandh in three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling was lifted for two days beginning today with the Gorkha Joint Action Committee slated to review its future course of action.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 5, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused the Congress-led central government of indulging in "vendetta politics" over Gorkhaland after Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's meeting with the GJM leaders earlier this week.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 2, 2013
Accusing the West Bengal government of playing "dirty politics", the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Sunday asserted that its fight was against the central government and it would not compromise on its demand for a separate Gorkhaland.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 29, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benrjee once again ruling out bifurcation of the state today and asked the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to withdraw the indefinite bandh in the Darjeeling hills to facilitate election of a new chief executive of the GTA.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
Ruling out dialogue with the West Bengal government, the GJM spearheading a stir for a separate Gorkhaland on Thursday announced a fresh 48-hour shut down over the weekend in Darjeeling after the arrest of two prominent party leaders and demanded cen...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 22, 2013
A senior activist of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which is demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland in the Darjeeling hills of West Bengal, was arrested last night.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 20, 2013
The Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling was suspended for 48 hours from today after a thunderstorm swept through the hills uprooting trees and snapping electric wires and telephone cables.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 17, 2013
After West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan expressed his willingness for a Gorkhaland dialogue, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Saturday said it was agreeable to talk to him but "preferred" a conversation with the central government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 17, 2013
Gorkhaland Joint Action Committee announced a fresh five day agitation in Darjeeling from August 19 over demands for a separate state. The new outfit said it will change the nomenclature of the 'janata curfew' to 'ghar bitrai janta' (people inside ho...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 14, 2013
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), spearheading the agitation for a separate state in the Darjeeling hills, today sought intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 13, 2013
In a major climbdown, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM, observing an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling to demand Gorkhaland, today said the shutdown would not be enforced with a relaxation of four days from August 15, though 'janata curfew' would be ob...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 12, 2013
Around 12,000 Buddhist monks and students living in pagodas and monasteries of northern West Bengal's Darjeeling hills face an impending food crisis with the pro-Gorkhaland shutdown continuing for the tenth day on Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 12, 2013
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) vice president Kalyan Dewan and a leader of its women's wing were arrested as the indefinite shutdown in north West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills entered the tenth day today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 11, 2013
With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to call off its indefinite bandh in Darjeeling within 72 hours, its chief Bimal Gurung threatened a 'janta curfew' if this deadline was not withdrawn.
India News | Edited by Romit Bhattacharyya | Saturday August 10, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today issued a 72-hour deadline to Gorkhaland Janmukti Morcha to withdraw the indefinite bandh in Darjeeling or face "tough action".
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 9, 2013
On the seventh day of an indefinite bandh, Darjeeling has been plunged into a news blackout. Not just news, all channels are off for those using cable.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
In a bid to curb tension in the troubled hill district, authorities on Friday blocked airing of news by three local cable TV operators even as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) sponsored "indefinite bandh" entered the seventh day.