Tripartite talks on Darjeeling fail

The Economic Times 21 Dec 2009, 2225 hrs IST, Debasis Sarkar, ET Bureau SILIGURI: The fourth tripartite meeting involving the Centre, the state government and the GJM on the Gorkhaland issue ended inconclusively here on Monday. While the government side assured initiation of the process for political level discussions, the GJM decided to relax its …

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India new ‘Gorkha’ state talks to continue

BBC News - India By Subir Bhaumik BBC News, Calcutta A meeting called by India's government to discuss the creation of a separate state in the tea-producing Darjeeling hills has ended without a breakthrough. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which is demanding a separate state and fair treatment for Nepali-speaking Gorkhas, has agreed to continue …

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India new ‘Gorkha’ state talks begin

BBC News - India By Subir Bhaumik BBC News, Calcutta A meeting called by the Indian government to discuss the creation of a separate state in the tea-producing Darjeeling hills has begun. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) is demanding a separate state and fairer treatment for Darjeeling's Nepali-speaking Gorkha community. The movement got a boost …

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Tripartite meeting with GJMM in Darjeeling today

The Statesman SILIGURI, 20 DEC: The fourth tripartite talks on a Gorkha outfit’s demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland carved out of West Bengal will be held tomorrow even as the Centre warned that the situation might turn critical if its leadership remained inflexible and stuck to its position. Though the Gorkha Jana Mukti …

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Rallies to support Gorkhaland

The Statesman KURSEONG, 20 DEC: A day before the proposed tripartite talks, excited GJMM supporters’ organised huge rallies, in support of Gorkhaland at different places across Darjeeling today. In the meantime, hoping for a positive outcome in the talks and in support of Gorkhaland, frontal organisations (including minority communities) of the GJMM staged ‘Mahayagya’, ‘Hawan’ …

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