Hill talks shifted to May end

The Telegraph Darjeeling, April 29: The next round of political-level talks between the Centre, state and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has been postponed to the end of May because of “important issues” presently under discussion in Parliament. If the Union home ministry had stuck to the earlier deadline of May 14 — that had been …

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3 years on, Idol sings to hill tune – Prashant dreams of Bollywood

The Telegraph Gangtok, April 28: Gorkhaland is a must for Indian Gorkhas, Prashant Tamang said, although he thinks that the renewed statehood movement in the Darjeeling hills should not be credited to him. At a time when his co-finalist and close friend Meiyang Chang is ready to hit the silver screen with the Sahid Kapoor …

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Probe cry after nexus allegation – Plains outfit calls for statewide strike on May 14

The Telegraph Siliguri, April 26: ABGL chief Madan Tamang today demanded the immediate suspension of Darjeeling district magistrate Surendra Gupta and a CBI inquiry into properties owned by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders. A Siliguri-based anti-Gorkhaland forum, the Bangla O Bangla Bhasha Banchao Committee, announced a statewide bandh on May 14 over the alleged misappropriation of …

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