ILAM, August 26: Indian police have released a Nepali youth after 19 days in prison on condition that he would appear before the court on August 31.

Speak up for Gorkhaland

August 20, 2017 00:37 am

The Gorkhaland Movement (or Indian-Nepalis seeking political identity) isn’t a recent phenomenon. It dates back to 1816 when two-thirds of Nepal’s territory was ceded to the British East India Company through Sugaili Treaty. The British granted Indian Nepalis no political rights, although unfettered “military conscription” rights were very well exercised by the British.

JHAPA, July 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken toll on tourism activities in eastern Nepal.

ILAM, July 8: Three more people supporting the Gorkhaland movement were killed in police firing in India"s West Bengal State on Friday and Saturday. Security personnel fatally shot the supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) during their rally demanding a separate state of "Gorkhaland" for the Nepali-speaking communities.

DARJEELING, July 15: Rapid formation of ‘development board’ on the basis of ethnic groups in the Darjeeling hills by the Western Bengal government has quite alarmed Gorkhaland supporters.