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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

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 will decriminalise drug use: CM Pawan Chamling

"The laws to punish drug peddlers will be made more severe and stringent but drug consumption will not be treated as an offence but rather an illness which needs treatment or therapy," Chamling said.

Aug 09, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Sikkim's Pawan Chamling becomes longest-serving CM in India, breaks Jyoti Basu's record

Pawan Chamling first took office as the CM of Sikkim on December 12, 1994. 

Apr 29, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Challenges before Sikkim, India's first organic state


Jan 18, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Centre assures support for new composite rehabilitation centre

The Centre today assured support for establishing a new Composite Rehabilitation Centre at a cost of Rs 60 crore in Sikkim.

Jul 11, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

China opens Nathu La as second route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims

Over half-a-century after it was closed following the 1962 Sino-India war, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng will receive the first batch of Indian pilgrims on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday in Tibet, marking the opening of the new route through the Nathu La pass.

Jun 22, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Nathu La opens for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra today, China to receive Indian pilgrims in Tibet

Around 40 Indian pilgrims, bound for the spiritual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, will on Monday cross over from Nathu La Pass on the Sikkim-Tibet border, a route that remained closed for more than a half-century following the 1962 Sino-India war.

Jun 22, 2015, 06:57 AM IST

40 pilgrims leave for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula

The first batch of 40 pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the alternative Nathula Pass route from Sikkim was on Thursday flagged off by Sikkim Governor Shriniwas D Patil and Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Sikkim CM, ministers to donate 50% of one-month salary to Nepal quake victims

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, his ministerial colleagues and state legislators will donate 50 percent of their one month's salaries for the earthquake victims in Nepal.

May 06, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Chamling condole death of Justice RK Patra

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has expressed his deep condolences on the sudden demise of Justice Radha Krushna Patra, the former Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court.

Jan 28, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

2014 saw Chamling completing 2 decades as Sikkim CM

Chief Minister Pawan Chamling completing 20 years in office in 2014 was among the high points in Sikkim, which aims to become the country's first fully organic state by next year.

Dec 27, 2014, 11:42 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

Three new bills introduced in Sikkim Assembly

 Three new bills were on Friday introduced in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly.

Nov 21, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Sikkim bypoll: CM's brother wins Rangang-Yangang Assembly seat as Independent

The fate of five candidates, who had contested the bypoll in Rangang-Yangang Assembly constituency of Sikkim, will be known on Tuesday with counting of votes underway for the seat.

Sep 16, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Heavy polling in Sikkim

Balloting began Saturday in the bypolls for the Rangang-Yangang assembly constituency in Sikkim, officials said.

Sep 13, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

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.

Jun 25, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

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.

May 21, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2014, 15:25 PM IST