Morcha talks tact: Avoid deadlock Keep territory out, Gurung told team

The Telegraph Darjeeling, July 27: Bimal Gurung today said he had instructed the hill delegation that participated in the July 24 talks not to rake up the issue of territorial jurisdiction of the interim set-up, indicating that the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president had wanted a dialogue without hindrance. Gurung said he did not want the …

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Protests off till next talks – Morcha says ball in state’s court

The Telegraph Siliguri, July 25: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today announced that it would not agitate or demonstrate in the hills till the next round of talks scheduled for August 17. Morcha spokesperson Harka Bahadur Chhetri told reporters at the Bagdogra airport that the ball was now in the “state government’s court” as the onus …

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GJM, Bengal to reply to govt plan in two weeks

Hindustan Times New Delhi, July 25, 2010 First Published: 00:02 IST(25/7/2010) Last Updated: 00:04 IST(25/7/2010) The West Bengal government and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Saturday agreed to respond within two weeks on the Centre’s proposed Gorkha Interim Authority. Negotiations on its powers and jurisdiction will begin on August 17. The decision was taken …

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