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10 MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join BJP

10 MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join BJP

The development comes as a boost for the BJP while it is a big setback for former Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling.

Aug 13, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Over 250 tourists stranded at Sikkim's Zima due to bad weather, state issues travel advisory

Over 250 tourists stranded at Sikkim's Zima due to bad weather, state issues travel advisory

Nearly 250 to 300 tourists are stranded in Sikkim's Zima area following bad weather conditions in the region on Monday. Efforts to rescue them are underway.

Jun 17, 2019, 23:21 PM IST
Prem Singh Tamang sworn-in as new Sikkim Chief Minister

Prem Singh Tamang sworn-in as new Sikkim Chief Minister

Prem Singh Tamang was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Sikkim at the Paljor Stadium here on Monday.

May 27, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Victorious SKM to take call on Sikkim CM candidate soon

Victorious SKM to take call on Sikkim CM candidate soon

Earlier in the day, SKM spokesperson Jacob Khaling Rai said party leaders and workers would like to see Golay lead the next government in Sikkim.

May 24, 2019, 20:16 PM IST
Sikkim: SKM wins 5 Assembly seats, leads in 4; lone Lok Sabha seat

Sikkim: SKM wins 5 Assembly seats, leads in 4; lone Lok Sabha seat

Opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) won five out of 32 Assembly constituencies in Sikkim, while it is leading on four other seats, according to Election Commission trends.

May 23, 2019, 18:32 PM IST
Watch Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly election results 2019 live streaming on Zee News

Watch Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly election results 2019 live streaming on Zee News

Watch live streaming of Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly election results 2019 on Zee News.

May 22, 2019, 20:56 PM IST
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Meet 107-year-old Sumitra Rai, Sikkim's oldest voter

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Meet 107-year-old Sumitra Rai, Sikkim's oldest voter

Hundred-and-seven-year-old Sumitra Rai, the oldest voter in Sikkim, cast her vote on Thursday, April 11, during the first phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha Election 2019.

Apr 11, 2019, 12:58 PM IST
Stage set for Sikkim Assembly poll on Thursday

Stage set for Sikkim Assembly poll on Thursday

 The polling will be held from 7 am to 5 pm at 567 polling stations spread over four districts in Sikkim.

Apr 10, 2019, 23:17 PM IST
BJP blames SKM for backing out from a pre-poll alliance in Sikkim

BJP blames SKM for backing out from a pre-poll alliance in Sikkim

Elections to the 32 Assembly seat as well as the sole Lok Sabha constituency in Sikkim will be held simultaneously on April 11.

Apr 08, 2019, 09:33 AM IST
Sikkim Assembly polls: Sikkim will be first state free of kutcha houses, says Pawan Chamling

Sikkim Assembly polls: Sikkim will be first state free of kutcha houses, says Pawan Chamling

Chamling was addressing people at Rorathang on day five of his of the 10-day long Sikkim Vijay Sankalp Rally. People from Rhenock, Chujachen and Gnathang Machong joined the event.  

Apr 08, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Sikkim Lok Sabha Constituency

Sikkim Lok Sabha Constituency

Sikkim participated in India's first general elections in 1977.

Apr 01, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
Congress releases eighth list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections; Nabam Tuki fielded from Sagalee

Congress releases eighth list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections; Nabam Tuki fielded from Sagalee

The Congress party released the eighth list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh  and Sikkim Assembly elections on Saturday. 

Mar 23, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
Tiger caught on camera for the first time in Sikkim

Tiger caught on camera for the first time in Sikkim

According to officials of the forest department, this is the first time that a tiger has been captured on camera in the state.

Jan 10, 2019, 11:46 AM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia to lead day-long protest at Jantar Mantar against Sikkim govt

Bhaichung Bhutia to lead day-long protest at Jantar Mantar against Sikkim govt

Bhutia, the vice president of Hamro Sikkim Party, will be leading a 20-member delegation of HSP leaders.

Jan 06, 2019, 16:22 PM IST
Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia launches political party

Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia launches political party

Attacking CM Chamling, Bhutia also made several promises if  Hamro Sikkim Party is elected to power in assembly elections next year.

May 31, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Demolition' of Gurdwara in Sikkim: SC orders status quo

SC on Wednesday asked the Sikkim government to maintain "status quo" at Gurudwara Gurudongmar.

Aug 30, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Gorkhaland agitation: Rajnath Singh assures Sikkim CM of security of NH 10

Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the Sikkim government that the Centre will ensure the security of national highway 10.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Sikkim planning to move SC over ransacking of vehicles: CM Pawan Chamling

The Sikkim government too asked West Bengal government to provide security to all state-registered vehicles and people from the state in Siliguri.  

Jul 06, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Amid standoff between Indian, Chinese troops, Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits Sikkim, takes stock of situation

Amid standoff between Indian, Chinese troops, Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits Sikkim, takes stock of situation

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday took stock of the situation in Sikkim.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

The 47 pilgrims, who were stopped by the Chinese officials at the border from proceeding further, have now returned to their respective states, official sources said here today.

Jun 24, 2017, 21:21 PM IST