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Manipur Gorkha are real indigenous of Manipur
Manipur Gorkha are real indigenous of Manipur

The entry of the Gorkhas and their settlement in Manipur can be traced to 1819 at the earliest. It is quite probable that some scattered Ne...

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How Indian Gorkhas came with their land
How Indian Gorkhas came with their land

In an attempt to put into perspective the history of Indian Ghorkhas for the benefit of all  of us  residing in various parts of India here ...

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Dear Gorkhas, Please Beware of the Bengal State Machinery
Dear Gorkhas, Please Beware of the Bengal State Machinery

Writes Dushyant Chettri A recent Facebook update by a dear friend from Calcutta got me thinking. I shall begin this article by quoting him....

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How 750 Indian Gorkha Soldiers made 7326 Pakistani Soldiers surrender in 1971 WAR
How 750 Indian Gorkha Soldiers made 7326 Pakistani Soldiers surrender in 1971 WAR

July 27, 2016 Major Gen (retired) Ian Cardozo, a hero of the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh, paid tribute to BBC’s covera...

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Dalbir Singh Lohar unsung Indian  Gorkha freedom fighter from Assam
Dalbir Singh Lohar unsung Indian Gorkha freedom fighter from Assam

Writes Sanjog Chamling Dalbir Singh Lohar ( Nepali दलबिर सिंह लोहार ) , unsung Indian  Gorkha freedom fighter, was a prominent political...

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Kalimpong, a centre of convergence: trade, town and people
Kalimpong, a centre of convergence: trade, town and people

Writes: Diki Sherpa [ It was said that ,someday in 1940’s A wealthy man , to be specific the director of Rolex watches desired to know th...

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Master Mitrasen Thapa (1895 -1946) Gorkha in Indian and Nepal postal stamps
Master Mitrasen Thapa (1895 -1946) Gorkha in Indian and Nepal postal stamps

Master Mitrasen Thapa Magar (1895 -1946)  (Nepali/नेपाली: मित्रसेन थापा मगर (१८१५ – १९४६)) Indian Gorkha folk singer, lyrics writer, dramat...

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The Albert Park (Darjeeling), 1916: A Heritage treasure on the verge of oblivion
The Albert Park (Darjeeling), 1916: A Heritage treasure on the verge of oblivion

Writes: Bivek Tamang The Albert Park built in 1916 completes its 100 years of existence but only to be left with a worn out gate. The imp...

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Darjeeling - another heritage gone, GTA pulls down Sailabash
Darjeeling - another heritage gone, GTA pulls down Sailabash

Darjeeling, May 31: Darjeeling's rare connection with present-day Bangladesh and a part of the hill town's rich history has been r...

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Ganju Lama VC ADC to the President of India for Life
Ganju Lama VC ADC to the President of India for Life

Ganju Lama was born in Sangmo, southern Sikkim, India, on 22 July 1924. He enlisted in British Gurkha Army in 1942 at the age of seventeen....

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Is this why Gorkhaland is not being granted?
Is this why Gorkhaland is not being granted?

Writes: Jyoti Thapa Mani* Gorkhaland is a huge question mark shaped cloud in the sky. The region never belonged to West Bengal. Yes. The ...

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 GORKHAS IN NORTH INDIA (PASCHIMANCHAL) (J&K, HP, PUNJAB & UTTARAKHAND)
GORKHAS IN NORTH INDIA (PASCHIMANCHAL) (J&K, HP, PUNJAB & UTTARAKHAND)

THE TERM GORKHA AND ORIGIN: There is occasional controversy regarding the term ‘Gorkha’ or ‘Gurkha’ or ‘Goorkha’. We are mostly dependent ...

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