GJM calls off bandh

The Hindu The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), that had relaxed for four days, till Tuesday, the bandh that began in the Darjeeling hills earlier this month, has decided to call it off even as the agitation for a separate State of ‘Gorkhaland' continues. The GJM leadership has threatened to stop the despatch of tea — …

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GJM calls off shutdown in Darjeeling

IBNS India Blooms News Service Darjeeling, Feb 22 (IBNS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has called off its proposed Darjeeling shutdown from Wednesday in view of the examinations held under the West Bengal Secondary Board of Education. GJM's spokesman professor Rohit Sharma said Tuesday that the party leadership has suspended its bandh for an indefinite …

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GJM march continues despite crackdown

MYREPUBLICA.com ROSHAN SAWA DARJEELING, Feb 23: Indian Police continued to crack down on the supporters of Gorkhaland Janamukti Morcha (GJM), which has been taking out rallies demanding a separate state -- comprising Darjeeling and the surrounding areas of West Bengal -- for Nepali speakers within the Indian federation. Police arrested some 800 GJM activists from …

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Morcha questions CM state power

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Feb. 21: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today reminded Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee that his political life is going to end “within weeks”, dismissing with derision the chief minister’s rejection of Gorkhaland and questioning his power to do so. “As far as we are concerned, what Bhattacharjee has said is a non-issue. The statement has …

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