Gorkha found murdered at Karong,Senapati Manipur

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Senapati Manipur, 11 Aug: In what could be termed as heinous crime, a Gorkha tenant from Kanglatongbi Mandir was found murdered this morning at a place near 3 Karong Villages Water Reservoirs, above Mao Karong, Senapati District Manipur. The victim was identified as one Kumar Pokhrel, 35 years of age, s/o (L) Ram Chandra of Kanglatongbi […]

Avinash Chettri – first cadet from the North East to win President’s Gold Medal

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Proud moment for us, the Indian Gorkha Community,  for the first time in the history of National Defence Academy (NDA), a Gorkha cadet from the North East has won the President’s Gold Medal for standing first in the overall order of merit and commanded the passing out parade (POP). It was a proud occasion for […]

Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh statement on meeting with Dr Jitendra Singh

STATEMENT OF THE BHARATIYA GORKHA PARISANGH REGARDING THE MEETING IT HAD WITH DONER MINISTER DR JITENDRA SINGH With reference to the Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh’s meeting with Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Development of Northeast Region (DONER), and the reports on the meeting as carried by various national newspapers, including The Hindustan Times of […]

Gorkha community has served the nation in difficult times: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Gorkha community has served the nation in most difficult times, through thick and thin, and […]

Gorkhas Daughter wins Gold and Bronze in International Taekwondo Championship

Gorkhas Daughter Sushila Sonar from Northeast India Arunachal Pradesh, who is a 4th Dan Black Belt, represented India in the above 76 kg category and has won Gold and Bronze medal in  2nd International Taekwondo championship 2016 which was held in Bhutan. Sushila Sonar won one gold and one bronze medal in Kyorugi in senior […]

Meriya Subba from Sikkim wins Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2016

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Guwahati 19th June 2016 Gorkhas daughter Meriya Subba from Sikkim wins the 14th Edition of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2016 powered by Mega Entertainment. Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2016 which was started on 20th May in Itanagar was concluded with Grand Finale on 19th June 2016 at ITA Cultural Complex, Machkowa, Guwahati withn the crowning of […]

Uttarakhand Gorkhas have a choice BY Brig C S Thapa (Veteran)

16 April 2016 The recent political turmoil in the state of Uttarakhand is unfortunate but opens a whole lot of opportunities.   A section of Gorkhas declaring support to the Congress may be a little premature. A couple of things have happened and the Gorkha community needs to wait and watch before deciding on what […]

Sikkim Woman Raped in‪ Delhi-based NGO‬, 2 Arrested

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A 21-year-old woman from Sikkim has alleged that she was raped and assaulted by her former employer and a colleague in a south Delhi-based NGO, following which the two accused have been arrested, police said on Monday. In her complaint, the woman told the police that she used to raise funds for the NGO and […]

Media In-Charge of ‪Northeast‬ Support Center Brutally Beaten Up in‪ Gurgaon

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The Media In-charge of Northeast Support Centre & Helpline Mr. Bruce Thangkhal was brutally beaten up by drunk local goons in Gurgaon last night. Mr. Dilip Kumar, a Gorkha Youth and Students’ Association volunteer based in Gurgaon, originally from Manipur, who had rushed to help Mr. Thangkhal, stated, “He was attacked by three goons at […]

Bloodshed attack on ITFT Sikkim students at Chandigarh

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16 Dec, Gangtok : A fresh report of brutal bloodshed attack on several Sikkim students studying in ITFT College at  Chandigarh is reported. According to the Sikkim student’s representative from Chandigarh (Sikkim Student’s Welfare Association of Chandigarh) told that while more then 30-40 Sikkim students were returning back to room from college around 5:10 – […]

Existence threat for Manipuri Gorkhas

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Community leaders seek help from Gorkha leaders across India The existence of Gorkha community settled in Manipur for generations is at stake following the passage of three controversial bills on Monday by the State Assembly and the ensuing violence. The situation remains grim in Gorkha inhabited areas of the Northeastern State, it is informed. Existence […]

3 Dead as ILP Protesters Set Minister’s House on Fire, Curfew in Manipur Town

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Two people died in police firing, one was burnt to death in the protest of the three bills passed in the state assembly in Manipur. Curfew (section 144 ,Unlawful Assembly) has been reportedly imposed in the area. Curfew in Manipur Town After 3 Dead in Violence The houses of state Health Minister Phungzathang Tonsing and […]

Mary Kom alleged Regional Bias Against Her

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“Sometimes I feel very upset. Some of the referees and judges do not favour me but I don’t mind. Okay I am from north-east, no problem, but I am still an Indian” – Mary Kom Boxing star,  Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom gets emotional during a fund-raising event in Mumbai on Wednesday night and […]

Gorkha Rifles – ZUF engage in gun fight in Manipur

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IMPHAL, Aug 6: A fierce gun fight reportedly broke out between 2/5 Gorkha Rifles and underground cadres at Phourungba Hill near Luwanglon Khunou under Khoupum Police Station in Tamenglong district yesterday morning around 6. Cadres of a UG group -File photo The site where the firing took place lies around 8 km east of Khoupum […]

How a 4th generation Gorkha in Manipur feels

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ASK ME HOW I FEEL ABOUT INNER LINE PERMIT Dinesh Sharma Before you even start reading the article, let me be clear that I am a 4th generation Gorkha settled in Manipur. And I will accept criticism if you at any point feel that the article is a little biased. I am a confused person […]

Robin Hibu Points Out Lack of Gorkha Unity and How it Can Be Rectified

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Jt. Commissioner ROBIN HIBU – Guardian Angel for NE People in Delhi – Points to Lack of Gorkhali Unity and How it Can Be Rectified. Writes: Upendra for The DC When the Gurgaon incident happened, initially other than those Gorkhalis who were assisting the three victims – Ashish, Sagar and Dev Kumar, there was only […]

Man claiming to be from Darjeeling arrested with Explosives in Guwahati

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Government Railway Police in Guwahati stopped a Mr. Raidar Bhutia, who claimed to be from from Darjeeling, West Bengal and was found to be carrying 204 sticks of explosives and a further 204 detonators. Man claiming to be from Darjeeling arrested with Explosives in Guwahati After officials earlier seized the lethal devices found on Bhutia, […]

Shiva Thapa and Northeastern associations demands anti-racism law in India

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Several northeastern associations came together with speakers like boxer Shiva Thapa, Tripura Maharaja Pradyot Bikram Manikya and Binalakshmi Nepram to discuss the draft of a strong and comprehensive anti-racism law. The core committee will meet all the MPs from the northeast on Tuesday so that the bill can be presented in Parliament. “This is the […]
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