KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepal and the UK have agreed to continue discussions to resolve various issues raised by former Gurkha veterans including pay parity.

KATHMANDU, June 6: As Prime Minister KP Oli prepares to visit Britain next week as part of his visit to three European nations, former British Gurkha veterans have urged him to raise their demand for pay parity during his scheduled meeting with his British counterpart.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The agitating former British Gurkha servicemen have started fresh protests, alleging that their demand for pay parity with their British counterparts was not addressed by Nepal and the UK.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has concluded that the British government has been violating the Tripartite Agreement reached between Nepal, India and the UK in 1947 since decades by discriminating against the Gurkhas in their pay and pension.

Disillusion of announcement

March 10, 2019 01:30 am

While India has always maintained Gurkha service on equal par with the rest of the Indian Army the British have not. This is against the spirit of Tripartite Agreement

Announcement for Gurkhas

March 7, 2019 02:00 am

I announce a significant uplift to Gurkha pension provision. It will see the UK Government investing an extra £15 million to increase individual pensions

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The United Kingdom has conveyed to the Nepali side that it was not immediately possible to fulfill  demands to provide compensation for the disparity that Gurkha servicemen in the British army between 1948 to 2006 faced in their pay, pension and other perks as compared to their British counterparts.

A decorated Gurkha soldier who went to war with Prince Harry is battling the Home Office to stop his 75-year-old sister being deported to Nepal.

KATHMANDU May 8: The Gurkha Satyagraha Joint Struggle Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands before the British government, saying the situation was congenial in which its logical demands would be met.

KHOTANG, Dec 4: The entire village of Ratancha-5 of the district is in a grief after a Gurkha soldier, Rifleman Asim Rai, died in an attack by militants at an Indian Army base in Jammu & Kashmir.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: A Gurkha soldier serving in the Indian Army was killed after militants attacked an army base near the Indian city of Jammu on Tuesday.

SRINAGAR, Nov 1: A Gurkha soldier serving in Indian Army was killed in an alleged Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, Indian media reported.

LONDON, Sept 16: Ex-Gurkhas have lost the case they had filed at the European Court of Human Rights demanding equal pension as per the Gurkha armies of other countries.

Gurkha veterans lose equal pensions fight

September 15, 2016 18:46 pm

LONDON, Sept 15: Gurkha veterans have lost their fight to win pensions parity with their non-Gurkha British counterparts.