Sikkim

Heavy rain after cloudburst in North Sikkim

The Teesta III hydropower project authorities have released 600 cusecs of water from the Chungathang dam following the inundation of the area, North Sikkim District Collector Raj Yadav said.

published on : 17th June 2019

Sikkim CM Golay announces 5-day working week for government employees

The government employees will get an additional day as holiday which they will use to take care of their health and that of their parents and family members, he said.

published on : 27th May 2019

PS Golay takes oath as Sikkim CM, Pawan Chamling's 24-year rule ends

Hundreds of SKM supporters who were at the stadium cheered the 51-year-old party chief when he was taking the oath in Nepali language.

published on : 27th May 2019

Pawan Kumar Chamling says he is ready to discharge role of Opposition

His party, the Sikkim Democratic Front, has been defeated by the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) in the recently held assembly election.

published on : 25th May 2019

No new Sikkim MLAs have criminal background: Association for Democratic Reforms

The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has 17 legislators and the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) 15 in the 32-member Assembly.

published on : 25th May 2019

Prem Singh Tamang's SKM ends Pawan Chamling's 25-year rule in Sikkim

In solace for the 68-year-old outgoing chief minister, he won both Poklok-Kamrang and Namchi Singhithang seats, on way to a record eighth term as a legislator.

published on : 24th May 2019

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling wins from Poklok Kamrang seat

Chamling has been the chief minister of Sikkim for more than 24 years since December 1994.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Sikkim assembly polls: SKM wins Sangha seat, leading in 8 seats, SDF ahead in four

Sitting MLA and SKM candidate Sonam Lama won the Sangha Assembly seat defeating his nearest Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) rival Tshering Lama by 618 votes, election officials said.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Sikkim University professor removed following sexual harassment charge by student

The accused professor, who is the head of the Mass Communications Department, was barred from visiting the department and also from evaluating answer scripts of its students

published on : 14th May 2019

300 yaks starve to death in North Sikkim since late 2018

While carcasses of around 250 yaks were found in Mukuthang region, 50 yak carcasses were found in Yumthang recently.

published on : 12th May 2019

Chinese envoy meets Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling, discusses border trade

The Chinese diplomat suggested that increasing the hours of trade and the number of business days could facilitate the traders on the two sides.

published on : 11th May 2019

Arunachal, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha voting for new Assemblies

Prominent leaders like N Chandrababu Naidu, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy are contesting in Kuppam and Pulivendula assembly constituencies respectively.

published on : 11th April 2019

Voting underway at Sikkim for assembly, Lok Sabha elections

All arrangements have been made to conduct simultaneous polls in a free and fair manner on 32 Assembly seats as well as the lone Lok Sabha as per the guidelines of the Election Commission of India.

published on : 11th April 2019

Sikkim to be first state free of kutcha houses: CM Chamling

The election to the 32-member Sikkim Assembly is being held on April 11 alongside the Lok Sabha election.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Congress announces Assembly poll candidates in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim

Significantly, the Congress has also fielded Tuki from the Arunachal West Lok Sabha seat. Arunachal Pradesh will have simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 24th March 2019
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