Gorkhaland Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Home Ministry started tripartite talks with “Gorkha representatives” from Darjeeling Hills, Terrai & Dooars region as well as the Government of West Bengal on October 12, 2021. Highlights Tripartite talks were started in a bid to resolve long-standing demand of statehood in North Bengal region. Talks were chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah ..
Aishwarya Tipnis, the Delhi-based conservation architect, has been conferred France’s top cultural award ” Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres” for her outstanding commitment to preservation of French heritage in India in Kolkata on January 12, 2018. This prestigious award honours people who have distinguished themselves in the field of art. This year, Tipnis ..
Topics: Bengal • Chandannagar • Darjeeling • Darjeeling district • Gorkhaland • Northeast Frontier Railway Zone • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in West Bengal • Transport in Darjeeling • West Bengal
Bimal Gurung sworn in as the head of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). What is GTA? It a 50-member semi-autonomous body for trouble-torn Darjeeling hills in West Bengal. GTA will consist of 45 elected candidates and 5 nominated candidates. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had emerged victorious on all 45 seats in the Gorkha Territorial ..
Topics: Autonomous regions of India • Bimal Gurung • Binay Tamang • Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council • Gorkha Janmukti Morcha • Gorkhaland • Gorkhaland Territorial Administration • Government of West Bengal • Kalimpong district • Politics of West Bengal • States and union territories of India • West Bengal
India, Sri Lanka to jointly find a Solution to the problems related to fishing communities India and Sri Lanka to work out a “practical arrangement” to help fishing communities of both sides to live peacefully During the last couple of years, several instances reported where fishermen from both sides have crossed into each others’ territory ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2011
Topics: Autonomous regions of India • Cricket • Darjeeling district • Gorkhaland • Gorkhaland Territorial Administration • Government of West Bengal • Kalimpong district • Politics of West Bengal • Sachin Tendulkar • States and union territories of India • Virender Sehwag • West Bengal