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Sikkim Government Employees Association

Sikkim Government Employees Association to hold rally demanding restoration of Old Pension Scheme

Dec 06, 2022

All Sikkim Government Employees Association informed that a debate is going on at the central level also regarding old and new pension schemes, hence the matter will be taken to the central body also.

Former CM of Sikkim Pawan Chamling

Former Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling demands amendment of Article 371 F of the Constitution

Dec 06, 2022

Chamling said that there will be no merger of Sikkim with Darjeeling and they are taking up various programmes under the banner of "Sikkim Bachao" against the merger of Sikkim with the Darjeeling Hills. 

Agniveer Recruitment Rally in Siliguri

West Bengal: Agniveer Recruitment Rally receives enthusiastic response in Siliguri

Dec 06, 2022

The rally which commenced on 29 Nov 2022 was organized by the Trishakti Corps in collaboration with civil administration of Jalpaiguri District and Army Recruiting Office, Siliguri.

Birendra Tamling

Sikkimese people will be exploited again if Chamling comes to power: Sikkim Krantikari Morcha

Dec 06, 2022

Ex-Chief Minister Pawan Chamling should cease "daydreaming of returning to power and to exploit Sikkimese again," the ruling SKM countered on December 5.

Gangtok hosts national conference on Nalanda Buddhism

National conference on ‘Nalanda Buddhism’ will help us to understand the wise words of Buddha , says Sikkim Legislative Assembly Speaker

Dec 05, 2022

The inaugural session of the day-long conference was chaired by the Speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Arun K. Upreti, as Chief Guest along with the Minister of Ecclesiastical Department, Government of Sikkim, Sonam Lama, as the guest of honour.

Minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare, Social Justice and Empowerment, M.K. Sharma, flags off Mobile Ophthalmic clinic at Tashiling Secretariat in Sikkim

Sikkim: Mobile vet clinic will reach rural areas to provide medication, says Minister for Health Care M.K. Sharma

Dec 05, 2022

Addressing the day as a landmark event in the history of the Sikkim, M.K. Sharm  said that mobile vet clinic will strive to reach distant rural areas to provide medication and consultation services to villagers in far flung areas of the State. 

Former Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling

Sikkim: Former CM Pawan Chamling accuses SKM government of massive corruption in state

Dec 04, 2022

Commenting on the drug smuggling in the state, Chamling opined that massive smuggling is going on through Nathula as Gold is being smuggled in from China, and Sandalwood and drugs are being smuggled out of India.

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (L), SDF leader and former CM of Sikkim Pawan Chamling (R)

Sikkim is run by a puppet chief minister controlled by business partners: Former CM Pawan Chamling

Dec 04, 2022

Former Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has slammed the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) party accusing them of destroying the state, rendering people poor and draining the state's wealth in a reckless manner.

Jetson Dona Lama

Sikkim's Jetson Dona Lama shines in singing reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs'

Dec 04, 2022

Jetson Dona Lama, a 9-year-old girl from the northeastern state of Sikkim has been making waves in the singing reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs’.

Former Chief Minister and SDF President Pawan Kumar Chamling

Sikkim: Former CM Pawan Chamling accuses Governor of misguiding the centre

Dec 02, 2022

Chamling also said unlike other states the Governor of Sikkim has special power but he never use those powers for the economic advancement of different sections of the population of Sikkim. 

60 families rescued as landslide hits Pathing village in Sikkim

Sikkim: Former CM demands Rs 50 lakhs compensation to the affected families of Pathing landslide

Dec 02, 2022

Chamling said that the government must buy and allocate at least one acre of land to each of the affected family. 

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) spokesperson Jacob Khaling

Sikkim: Pawan Chamling-led SDF creating unrest by hiring miscreants from outside state, claims SKM

Dec 02, 2022

Notably, the four persons were picked from various places on November 29, evening with sharp weapons which they carried during Chamling's padayatra in Rongli town.

Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum

Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum demands increase in minimum wage for temporary government employees

Dec 01, 2022

General Secretary of SPYF Rupen Karki said, "We have demanded an increase in minimum wages for temporary government employees like PWD labour, OFOJ, Home Guards and other workers."

Sikkim police arrests four persons from West Bengal

Sikkim police arrests four persons from West Bengal for carrying weapons at SDF chief's rally

Nov 30, 2022

The four persons were picked from various places on November 29, evening with sharp weapons which they carried during the SDF chief's padayatra in Rongli town.

Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang

Sikkim CM chairs high-level meeting with the officials of NHIDCL, reviews progress of ongoing projects

Nov 30, 2022

The Chief Minister stressed the importance of coordination between the Centre and State agencies for developing infrastructure in the State and instructed the officials to get the work on track.

Former Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling

Sikkim Democratic Front now a purified party after many opportunists left and joined SKM: Former CM Pawan Chamling

Nov 28, 2022

Political Temperatures soar high in Sikkim as opposition Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) started its Sikkim Bachao Abhiyan (Save Sikkim Campaign) on November 28.

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang

Sikkim landslide: State's Chief Minister reviews situation, assures every possible support

Nov 28, 2022

During his visit, Tamang also interacted with the victims and announced a relief package of Rs 1,30,000 from the Land Revenue Department along with Rs 50,000 from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the victims.

Landslide in Sikkim

Sikkim: Massive landslide in state's Pathing village, more than 50 houses affected

Nov 27, 2022

Following the landslide, one house was totally damaged followed by leaving more than 60 houses in turmoil. The landslide is 29 years old now in the last 3 to 4 years is seen as active.

Ninth incarnation of the Sikkim Drukpa Lineage identified

Sikkim: Ninth incarnation of His Eminence Jigmee Nawang Tempa Gyaltsen identified

Nov 26, 2022

The name of the new incarnation is Namdak Jigdral Choeying Rangdrol. He was recognized by HH Rinpoche Gyalwang Drukpa two years back.

Special Developmental Project launched by NABARD in Sikkim

Sikkim: NABARD launches project for dairy farmers to eliminate dependency on money lenders

Nov 25, 2022

The main objectives are fostering the provision of institutional credit to dairy farmers at the prescribed concessional rate of interest, while facilitating the extension of prompt repayment incentive (PRI) where possible, for adequately meeting their working capital requirements, thus enhancing the productivity of the dairy sector.

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Sikkim: 27 years old woman sexually assaulted in Mangan district, two arrested

Nov 23, 2022

A thorough search operation was carried out in and around Pentok Area where the victim was reportedly sexually assaulted by the unknown accused.