Sikkim CM promises to take opposition into confidence

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today promised to take the opposition into confidence in the development of the state.

Pawan Chamling sworn in as Sikkim CM for record fifth time

Pawan Chamling was today sworn in as Sikkim Chief Minister for the record fifth consecutive time.

Pawan Chamling to take oath as Sikkim CM on Wednesday

Having won a record mandate for the fifth time in a row, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is on his way to surpass the tenure of the longest serving Chief minister of the country, will take oath on Wednesday.

Pawan Chamling set to become longest serving CM

With fifth consecutive win in Assembly Elections, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set to become the longest serving chief minister in India, breaking Jyoti Basu`s record of 23 years.

Sikkim Assembly Elections: As it happened

Almost 70 percent of the electorate in Sikkim Saturday voted for the lone Lok Sabha seat and the 32-member state assembly in eight hours of polling, officials said.

Sikkim Assembly polls LIVE: Pawan Chamling`s fate hangs in balance as voting begins

Polling will be held for 32 Assembly seats, alongwith a solitary Lok Sabha constituency, in Sikkim on Saturday in which an electorate of 370,731, including 1,79,650 female voters, are eligible to participate.

Can Chamling break Jyoti Basu`s record?

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set to become the country`s longest serving Chief Minister transcending the late Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu if he wins this year`s Assembly polls, for the fifth time in a row.

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.

Candidates in Sikkim not resorting to huge rallies

With a little over 370,000 voters in the small Himalayan state of Sikkim, candidates for the assembly and Lok Sabha elections in the state are not resorting to huge political rallies and are instead wooing voters personally by visiting their houses.

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.

Pawan Chamling to contest from Yangang

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is seeking a straight fifth term in office, will contest from Rangang-Yangang Assembly seat, from where he entered electoral politics 32 years ago.

Chamling to contest assembly polls from Yangang

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is seeking a straight fifth term in office, will contest from Rangang-Yangang Assembly seat, from where he entered electoral politics 32 years ago.

Sikkim CM supports demand for Gorkhaland

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today said he supports the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

Provide adequate representation to locals: Chamling

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Sunday appealed to the Centre to give due consideration to locals for proper representation in the proposed Indian Judicial Service.

Sikkim CM calls for laying a new national highway

CM Pawan Chamling requested the Centre to sanction a new national highway from West Bengal to Sikkim to improve the hill state`s road network.

Sikkim CM meets PM over state`s demands

An official statement issued here today said Chamling called on the Prime Minister in the capital and brought to his notice the pending demands of the state last evening.

Sikkim CM announces incentives for students

CM Pawan Chamling announced that students topping standard X and XII examinations in any stream would be awarded Rs 1.75 lakh and Rs 50,000.

`Sep 18 quake has taken Sikkim back by 5-7 years`

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling said that the 6.8 Richter scale earthquake
which hit the state on September 18 has taken the state back
by five to seven years in terms of development.

Post quake Sikkim to explore other funding sources

The Sikkim govt would explore
alternative source of funding from financial institutions like
Asian Development Bank and WB in the interest of the victims
of the last month`s earthquake, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling
said.

Chamling suggests declaration of NE as organic belt

Chief Minister Pawan Chamling
has suggested to the Centre to declare north east, as an organic belt.