Gorkha Pride: Major Manoj Pandey and His Gorkha Boys

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Writes: Mr Harpreet This day 2 years ago: Capt MK Pandey’s statue in Lucknow – defaced by his fellow Lucknowites, restored by Gorkhas from his Regiment. The preferred ‘tool’ of the Gorkhas? Khukri! These guys are sheer magicians with the Khukri. Can just as easily chop off an enemy’s head as they can use the […]


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Bimal Gurung and many Gorkhas in the hills have been sent show cause notice in connection with their absence from their home region. It is to be noted that Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri and several others have serious cases sub judicial slapped by the Bengal Government and many GJMM leaders and workers are already behind […]

The end of Gorkhas’ monopoly in Bengal legislative assembly from hills

After Gorkhas’ monopoly, BJP may open account in Bengal legislative assembly with three seats Writes Madhuparna Das DARJEELING/KURSEONG: The hills look different this election season — there are lots of Trinamool and BJP flags fluttering around, indicating the mood of its people. And unlike many years of identity politics — often marred by violence — […]

First ever Gorkha-Adivasi cultural festival starts in Jaigaon.

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The 1st ever Gorkha-Adivasi cultural festival has started with fanfare in Jaigaon. The four day festival which is being organized at the local Gopi Mohan ground was inaugurated by GTA Chief Bimal Gurung and Adivasi leader John Barla. First ever Gorkha-Adivasi cultural festival starts in Jaigaon. Explaining that the program which has been organized jointly […]

Gurkhas / Gorkhas in indian army

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Indian Gorkhas or Bharatiya Gorkhas (Nepali: भारतीय गोर्खा) have history of courage in the battle field, evident from the gallantry awards won by Gorkha soldiers and battle honours awarded to Gorkha both before and after joining the Indian Army. Infact India has the third largest army in the whole world and Gorkhas play an eminent part […]

BJP 2014 manifesto has no ‘Darjeeling’ or ‘Gorkha’ forget about ‘Gorkhaland’

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Despite GJM’s repeated mentioning that BJP support Gorkhaland, the 2014 manifesto of BJP does not have any mention of the word ‘Darjeeling’ or ‘Gorkha’  forget  about ‘Gorkhaland’ The BJP manifesto today said nothing specific on the aspirations of Gorkhas, shocking the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha which has supported the national party because of its stated position […]

Support BJP to preserve Gorkha identity in the country – GJM

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The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has said the 16th Lok Sabha elections 2014 may not be comparatively important for the rest of India when compared to the Gorkha people residing here in the hills and elsewhere. The party is rigorously campaigning for BJP candidate SS Ahuluwallia with the sole intention of realising the dream of […]

Gorkha leaders hiring politicos from Delhi to divide Bengal – Mamata Banerjee

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Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today called upon the Hill people to defeat the sinister design of some Gorkha leaders to divide the state by hiring political leaders from Delhi. Mamata Banerjee Addressing an election meeting in favour of party’s Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat nominee Bhaichung Bhutia, Ms Banerjee, without naming any […]

Ram Singh Thakur Gorkha behind Indian National Anthem

Controversy exists regarding the appropriateness of Jana Gana Mana instead of Vande Mataram as the national anthem of an independent India. The poem was composed in December 1911, precisely at the time of the Coronation Durbar of George V, and is considered by some to be in praise of King George V and not God. […]

Salbari Gorkha Mela ends

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Siliguri Salbari : The five day long ‘Gorkha Mela’ ended last night with performances by Soumya Rai and Om Chhetri from the popular TV show, DID Little Masters, along with Indian Idol finalist Kapil Chhetri. The trio rocked the last day of the show with their performances. Salbari Gorkha Mela Though the mela organizer’s aim […]

Amit Chhetri a Indian Gorkha Body Builder – Videos and Photos

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Amit Chhetri , an Indian Gorkha Body Builder, hails from Dehradun and Works at Uttrakhand police he has now become the star of the Indian bodybuilding. Here are some of the photos and the video of Amit Chhetri who recently became the ‘Champion of Champions for Federation Cup 2013′. Videos Amit Chhetri Working out at Tenzin’s Gym […]

Darjeeling and Dooars must be returned to Sikkim – Gorkha Rashtriya Congress

National level parties have not yet uttered anything about their stance on Darjeeling constituency although the next Lok Sabha polls are approaching quickly. However, regional parties and apolitical organisations have announced their candidates’ names and have even begun campaigning. Darjeeling and the Dooars returned to Sikkim – GRC If Dr. Mahendra P Lama has already […]

TMC against fielding Baichung Bhutia in general elections

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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress has decided against fielding star footballer Baichung Bhutia from Darjeeling in the upcoming general elections, changing its stance after it became clear that Gorkha Janamukti Morcha was planning to put up a candidate from the hills. “We want to put up a rebel GJM candidate against the official […]

Shiva Thapa is set for his first World Series of Boxing in US

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Young Indian Gorkha boxer Shiva Thapa is set for his first bout in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with team USA Knockouts after he was granted American visa to reach Miami in time for the Jan 17 tie against Ukraine Otamans. Sumit Sangwan, however, is yet to get his visa. The two are the […]

Nepali Language Recognition in India

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It was a moment of achievement for the Indian Nepalese (Gorkhas) when on 20th August 1992 the constitution of Indian gave recognition to Nepali language in the eight schedule of the Indian constitution , for them, the 10 million Indian Nepalese (Gorkhas) 20th August is the historic day, this day is celebrated by the Nepalese […]

Gorkha in Indian Stamp – Bharatiya Gorkhas

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INDIA POST RELEASED A NEW STAMPS ON GORKHA RIFLES ON 27.11.2007 1 st BN the 4 th Gorkha rifles has a 150 years long history. This battalion participating in worldwarI and WWII during the British period .2 nd BN had the distinction of participating in United Nation interim force in Lebanon as the first Indian […]

Dr. Kumar Pradhan – never filling void in Nepali Literary World

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An eminent literary figure, a writer, a scribe, philosopher, thinker, historian as well as editor of two reputed newsprints Dr. Kumar Pradhan (76) leaves behind his gracious work for heavenly abode on 20 December in Hospital at New Delhi. Few days back Dr. Pradhan suspected a small bulge in his abdomen, he went to New […]

Gorkha National Congregation organized by Bharatia Gorkha Parisangh raises Gorkhaland demand in New Delhi

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The two day Gorkha National Congregation organized by Bharatia Gorkha Parisangh to press on the demand for Gorkhaland, kicked off today at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The first day of mass rally being co-organized by Gorkhaland Task Force saw presence of top leaders of BGP and various pro-Gorkhaland political parties along with over a […]
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