BREAKING NEWS: Bimal Gurung thanks the Supreme Court; Says he is still the President of Gorkha Janmutki Morcha

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DARJEELING, 20 NOVEMBER, 2017: Bimal Gurung has thanked the Supreme Court. In a press release made just minutes ago, Bimal Gurung has said, "I am most thankful to the Honourable Supreme Court of India for kindly granting me releif from arrest till my anticipatory bail plea comes up for hearing. I hold the Supreme Court of our nation in the highest esteem and reiterate my full faith in the... Read More

Bimal Gurung and Asha Gurung suspended from GJM; Binay Tamang elected President

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LEADERS SUSPENDED FROM GJM FOR SIX MONTHS BIMAL GURUNG, ROSHAN GIRI SWARAJ THAPA ANMOL THAPA SARAN DEWAN ASHA GURUNG SABITRI RAI PRAKASH GURUNG PRIYABARDHAN RAI SANJEEV LAMA BARUD THAPA BHASKAR RAI THE HIMALAYAN BEACON VISUAL JOURNALIST: PRAVIN THAMI REPORT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 20 NOVEMBER 2017: The Central Committee of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Relief to Bimal Gurung – Government can’t arrest Gurung until next hearing

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON NEW DELHI, 20 NOVEMBER 2017: In a major breakthrough for Bimal Gurung, Chief, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), the Supreme Court has passed order ceasing all coercive action against GJM Chief Bimal Gurung meaning that the State or the Central Government can neither arrest nor pursue any coercive action against Gurung. Gurung Read More

Bimal Era over says Pokhrel; Darjeeling MLA Amar Singh Rai attend meeting

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON CORRESPONDENT PRAVIN THAMI DARJEELING, 19 NOVEMBER 2017: A large number of people from various places gathered at Darjeeling Motor Stand to attend the meeting organised by the Darjeeling Sub-Division Unit of the Binay-Anit faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). This was despite the fact that Bimal Gurung, the Chief of Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Snow Lion Dance to be revived in Darjeeling Hills

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: The Bhutia Development Board has taken upon itself to revive one of the most important traditional dance of the Bhutia Community in Darjeeling Hills, the Snow Lion Dance. Two Snow Lions used in the Snow Lion Dance especially made in Kalimpong were presented Read More

Bimal Gurung makes desperate appeal to people not to attend Binay-Anit Rally at Darjeeling on 19th Nov.

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18th November: Bimal Gurung makes desperate appeal to the people not to attend  Binay-Anit faction’s meet at Darjeeling on the 19th Nov. 19th November: Binay-Anit faction to hold meeting at Darjeeling Motor Stand – to prove their popular support 20th November: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to arrive at Siliguri 21st November: Bipartite Meeting between Read More

North East Peoples India Foundation (NEP India) seeks to connect to Hill people

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: North East People’s Foundation (NEP India) has sought to connect to the Hill people. Based in Bangalore, the foundation was founded on the 30th of November 2013 after the people including the Gorkhas from the North East Read More

Kishore Gurung made Organising Secretary of GNLF

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 17 NOVEMBER 2017: Kishore Gurung, one of the old Guards of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) who spearheaded the 1986 Gorkhaland Agitation along with Subash Ghisingh was today accorded a grand welcome to the party by the GNLF President Read More

Kishore Gurung accorded a Grand Welcome by the GNLF

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT AND CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 17 NOVEMBER 2017: The Old Guards are returning to the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) and there has been a great deal of jubilation in the party because these former party leaders who had earlier left the party were returning Read More

WALK IN INTERVIEW: For the post of one Research Associate at Central University of Sikkim

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Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and Management, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Sikkim, 6th Mile, Samdur, Tadong, Gangtok invites applications for walk-in interview for the post of one Research Associate @ Rs. 16000/- (per month fixed) to work under a research project entitled “Emerging Conflict Dynamics between Tea Estate’s Labourers and Management in West Bengal” Read More

Medical Camp organized by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Mirik

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) VIDEO BY THB MIRIK BUREAU TEXT BY BARUN ROY MIRIK, 16 NOVEMBER 2017:  A medical camp was organized by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Mirik in which free medical checkup and medicines were provided. A number of students from various school availed the facility of free medical checkup. Speaking to Read More

Controversy over Residential Certificate takes a new turn

5 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 1
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) VIDEO BY PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 16 NOVEMBER 2017: The controversy over the Residential Certificate has refused to subside. The Himalayan Beacon had published exclusive report ‘Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate‘, in the follow-up to the same, Binay Tamang, Chairman, Board of Read More

All violent activities perpetrated under direct instruction from the Patleybas Office – Jyoti Kumar Rai

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DARJEELING, 15 NOVEMBER 2017: In what can be said to be one of the greatest setback for Bimal Gurung in his bid for retaining support in the hills, Jyoti Kumar Rai, the assistant secretary of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a member of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha and in-charge of the Fisheries department has not just come out in support for Binay Tamang -Anit Thapa faction of... Read More