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  • ‘Jai Gorkha’

    ‘Jai Gorkha’

    The crisis is embedded in sub-regional jingoism, though one must concede that violence and deaths have been contained.

    July 14, 2022
  • Voice of the Hills

    Voice of the Hills

    The BJP has thus emerged in Siliguri as a distant second, and the Left Front has been relegated to the fourth position by the Congress.

    July 4, 2022
  • Home Ministry holds talks with Gorkha representatives

    Home Ministry holds talks with Gorkha representatives

    "The talks aimed at resolving the issues related to the Gorkhas were chaired by the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah. The Gorkha delegation was led by Darjeeling MP Raju Bisht and highlighted various issues concerning the Gorkhas and the region,"

    October 13, 2021
  • Only four Gorkhas in 123-strong Gorkha Battalion draws flak

    Only four Gorkhas in 123-strong Gorkha Battalion draws flak

    As the list of personnel in the Battalion came to the public domain, people, belonging to both the Gorkha and non-Gorkha communities representing various sectors have started criticizing the state government.

    February 20, 2021
  • Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    The three-day event jointly organised by the Gorkha Saheed Sewa Samiti, Siliguri- Jalpaiguri Gorkha Youth Parishad, Siliguri Gorkha Manch, Chinari Foundation, and the Darjeeling Rehabilitation Co-operative Society, will be held at Gandhi Maidan near Check Post in Siliguri.

    January 11, 2020
  • Rediscovering Indian Gorkha cuisine

    Rediscovering Indian Gorkha cuisine

    The colonial British regime left behind a solid impact on local food.

    January 10, 2020
  • A Gorkha priest

    A Gorkha priest

    The Gorkhaland agitation has found a sympathetic chord in the Indian Democratic Republican Front, based in Delhi. Its president is the Rev Christopher, a short, middle-aged stocky Gorkha, who looks more like a wrestler than a priest. He conducts prayers at the Church of Nagaland on Christmas, Easter and other Christian feast days. But these …

    August 28, 2017