Sunil Chhetri Target Of Racist Comment During Live Chat With Virat Kohli

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Instagram user targeted India’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri with a racist comment during his Instagram live chat with India cricket team skipper Virat Kohli. “Ye Nepali kon h (who is this Nepali),” an Instagram user by with the handle “yasharma.official” commented during the interaction between two of the country’s sporting icons. A Twitter user […]

Racism in the time of Corona!

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Racism in the time of Corona! Nothing can be an excuse to be Racist! As the pandemic of Corona virus is spreading throughout the world, it is not only spreading fear but also bringing forth the worst face of Racism across the world. The Asian communities residing in Europe and US are facing constant hostility […]

PIL To Prevent Discrimination Against Indian Gorkhas [Read Petition]

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Shedding light on stereotypes attached to people from the North-East and propagation via popular media, a PIL has been filed seeking the Supreme Court’s immediate intervention to check discrimination against the Indian Gorkha community. The PIL sought measures to prevent anyone from making any derogatory, discriminatory, racist and stereotypical remarks, either through social media or […]

Flipkart’s Relentless Racism Never End

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The Indian e-commerce company Flipkart which was ridiculed last year for sending a sexist email to female customers has done it again, this time with an offensive advertisement that reinforces the stereotype of Gorkha/Chowkidar. The advertisements designed to promote the recently launched “Flipkart Assured” customer loyalty service had insensitively characterized Gorkhas in the role of […]

Gorkha Students JNU Call Out Flipkart’s Racist Ad In Strongly Worded Open Letter

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JNU’s Gorkha Students Call Out Flipkart’s Racist Ad In Strongly Worded Open Letter To, Flipkart Dear Binny, First of all, let us clarify that you are neither hallucinating nor in your dreams. It must be deeply disturbing and astonishing for you to reconcile with this fact that you are reading a letter written by a […]

Bharatiya Gorkha Ekta Sangh Protests Flipkart racist Advertisement

” BHARATIYA GORKHA EKTA SANGH – An organization based in MUMBAI Protests the Flipkart racist Advertisement depicting Gorkha by sending the following official letter to Binny Bansal – CEO Flipkart: ” To, Binny Bansal CEO Flipkart Flipkart Subject:  Remove defamatory & racist advertisement depicting Gorkha. Reference: ·        Flipkart advertisement dated 22nd Aug […]

Indian Gorkha Community Furious With Flipkart Ads – All you need to know

Gorkha Youth and Students’ Association of India (GYASA) filed Complaint against Flipkart Advertisement Complaint filed against Flipkart Advertisement which is defamatory, sacriligeous, communal, racist and hurting the sentiments of the Indian Gorkha community and insulting khukri emblem of the Indian Gorkha Brigade and Assam Rifles. DETAILED COMPLAINT:- To, Shri Robin Hibu IPS, Inspector General of Police […]

Gorkhas dissatisfied with Flipkart’s response to protest of Racist Ad.

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Indian Gorkha Community is highly  dissatisfied with Flipkart’s response to their protest against Racist advertisement. In their note to Gorkha brother and sisters which they came up with after a case was filed in Delhi by the community they have simple given diplomatic clarification and have tried to justify their advertisement. Gorkhas want outright apology […]

Why I Am Not Bothering to Buy Stuffs From Racist Flipkart Anymore

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Writes: Jashoda Chettri I am not much of a couch potato. So it was only natural that I missed the Flipkart advertisement on the telly few days back. The advertisement was racist claimed a friend who sounded upset and hurt. The Flipkart advertisement featured a kid depicted as achowkidar, wearing thebhadgaule topi with thekhukuri insignia, […]


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Open Letter to Flipkart in refrence to Ad film made by Flipkart Writes Bandana Rai Dear Racist Flipfart Ops sorry “Flifkart!!!!!!! “STOP CALLING US CHOWKIDARS” This is in connection with your recent ad wherein you in your blinded-by-lust quest for earning more, have ‘over glorified’ a great community which is known and respected equally worldwide […]

Gorkha Students JNU condemns rape and murder of gorkha girl from Assam and the Dalit girl in Kerala.

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“Gorkha Students, JNU condemns heinous acts of brutal rape and murder of gorkha girl from Assam and the Dalit girl, Jisha in Kerala. We condemn, in the strongest terms the despicable crimes committed against Jisha, against the girl from Assam who was brutally raped and murdered and to the continued apathy shown by the University officials towards […]

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 […]

Gorkha Soldier from Darjeeling racially abused and beaten in Delhi

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Soldier Racially Abused, Assaulted by Locals A 21-year-old soldier, hailing from Darjeeling, was hospitalized with severe head injury after allegedly being racially abused and beaten up by a group of around 12 locals in south Delhi’s Vasant Gaon area today. The victim, identified as Lobsang Sherpa, is posted at the Air Force base in West […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gorkha Woman Stalked And Threatened in NCR Gurgaon

Gorkha Woman Stalked And Threatened in NCR Gurgaon, “Tera Chehra Bigad Dunga, Tujhe Tere Chehre Pe Bahut Ghamand Hai” The first hearing of a recent appalling case in Gurgaon where a Gorkha woman in her 20s was assaulted and threatened by a local took place in the District Sessions Court in Gurgaon. Post today’s hearing, […]

Attackers of Darjeeling Gorkha youths booked under IPC

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Attackers of ‘brutally assaulted’ Gorkha youth booked under IPC The police on Wednesday finally booked assailants involved in the brutal assault on four Darjeeling youth in Gurgaon for attempt to murder under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code. Supporters of the Darjeeling youth protested and submitted a memorandum to Deepak Saharan, DCP (east) on […]
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