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Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's younger brother assails SDF rule, floats new party

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's younger brother assails SDF rule, floats new party

RN Chamling floated a new party called Sikkim Rajya Manch at a public meeting at Sribadam in West Sikkim.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Raqqa to be part of decentralised Syria, say Kurdish-led militia

Raqqa will be part of a decentralised federal Syria now the city has been freed from Islamic State, the U.S.-backed militias that captured it said on Friday, tying its future to Kurdish-led plans to set up autonomous regions in the north.

Oct 20, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

Foreign fighters did not leave under the withdrawal deal.

Oct 15, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Russia knew US-backed Syrian forces were in area it bombed: Pentagon

The SDF is an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting with the U.S.-led coalition.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
US-backed forces seize town with IS military base near Raqqa: SDF official

US-backed forces seize town with IS military base near Raqqa: SDF official

An alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting under the banner of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is trying to oust Islamic State from its headquarters in Raqqa.

Jul 11, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

US-backed forces in new attack on IS in Syria's Raqa: Monitor

The United Nations estimates some 100,000 civilians remain in Raqa, with the jihadists accused of using them as human shields.

Jul 01, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Syrian forces capture 80% of Islamic State-held Tabqa city

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured 80 per cent of Tabqa city from the Islamic State militant group.

May 02, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Sikkim Democratic Front wins upper Burtuk Assembly seat

Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) candidate Dilli Ram Thapa on Saturday won the upper Burtuk Assembly seat, garnering 8,406 votes in the bypolls.

Apr 15, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
US-backed forces launch assault on Syrian ISIS 'capital' Raqa

US-backed forces launch assault on Syrian ISIS 'capital' Raqa

A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance pushed closer to Raqa in Syria while Iraqi forces seized a key town near Mosul as offensives progressed against the two Islamic State group strongholds.

Nov 08, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

Islamic State militants set off car bombs in new Syria battle

Islamic State militants have set off five car bombs targeting U.S.-backed Syrian armed groups attacking Raqqa, a Kurdish source said on Monday, saying the fight to drive IS from its stronghold city would "not be easy". 

Nov 07, 2016, 17:42 PM IST
Pentagon welcomes advance by Islamic State-fighting allies in Syria

Pentagon welcomes advance by Islamic State-fighting allies in Syria

The Pentagon said the operation had pitted "well over a thousand friendly forces" against "several hundred enemies". 

Nov 05, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling to complete 20 years in office on Friday

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is serving his fifth consecutive term, will complete 20 years in office on Friday.

Dec 11, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Sikkim`s ruling SDF trying to reap fruits of the past

With zero opposition in the Sikkim Assembly, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) is banking on the success of various development works during its 20 years of power in the state to seek a record mandate for the fifth time in a row.

Apr 05, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Sikkim Democratic Front-led by Pawan Chamling to make a comeback

Sikkim, the second-smallest state in the country went to polls on April 12.

Mar 29, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Pawan Kumar Chamling – From govt contractor to Chief Minister

From working as a government contractor at one time to being the current and 5th Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Kumar Chamling is the founder member and also the president of the Sikkim Democratic Front.

Mar 28, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

SDF to widen tractor range offering in India, to hike capacity

The company's Indian arm SDF India has has already started a feasibility study on capacity expansion for both tractors and engines production to meet future requirements.

Apr 22, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

SDF rubbishes Bhandari`s allegations against Chamling

The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Wednesday described the corruption allegations filed by Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee (SPCC) president Nar Bahadur Bhandari against Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling as "baseless."

Jan 05, 2011, 13:46 PM IST

Sikkim Democratic Front sweeps first municipal elections

The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front party in Sikkim swept all the 47 seats in the municipality elections that were held here on Tuesday.

Apr 29, 2010, 14:33 PM IST

SDF sweeps all seven urban bodies in Sikkim

Ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)
swept all seven urban bodies on Wednesday after its candidates at
44 out of 47 wards were declared elected unopposed.

Apr 07, 2010, 20:35 PM IST

SDF set to sweep Sikkim municipal polls

Taking advantage of the opposition`s
boycott, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) has
virtually swept the seven urban bodies in Sikkim ahead of the
polls.

Apr 06, 2010, 18:48 PM IST