Gangtok: The Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Monday hit back at senior BJP leader Ram Madhav for his caustic remarks on the Pawan Chamling government and the ruling party. "BJP leader (Ram Madhav) should know that Chamling is the senior-most Chief Minister whom the people of Sikkim have elected toMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:03 IST
Gangtok: BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav Sunday gibed Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling by calling his SDF party a "Sikkim Dictatorial Front". He said the BJP and regional parties would offer a stronger alternative after the assembly elections due in 2019.
Published 16-Oct-2017 07:15 IST
Gangtok: In a bonanza for its employees, the Sikkim government has declared 43 days' public holidays, including four restricted ones, during the calender year 2018. An official notification issued said there will be 43 days' public holidays during the calender year 2018 and an additional four daysMore
Published 12-Oct-2017 13:08 IST
Gangtok: As many as 2336 candidates have filed nomination papers for the Sikkim panchayat polls to be held on November three next. While 738 candidates have filed nominations in West Sikkim, 676 in South Sikkim, 322 in North Sikkim and 600 in East Sikkim districts, an official release said. TuesdayMore
Published 11-Oct-2017 13:03 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a political party, seeking quashing of a 2010 notification of the state government, requiring the CBI to take its prior permission before initiating an investigation in the north-eastern state. Chief Justice Sharad Kumar AgnihotriMore
Published 08-Oct-2017 22:36 IST
Gangtok: More than 28 Dengue positive cases have been reported from Jorethang and its surrounding areas in South Sikkim district, official sources had said on Friday.
Published 06-Oct-2017 17:38 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Governor Shriniwas Patil on Thursday conferred medals to 35 NCC cadets from the state for their participation in various national and state level events. The cadets were presented with the medals by Governor Patil, First Lady Rajani Devi Patil, and senior state government officers atMore
Published 22-Sep-2017 07:08 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim chief secretary Alok Kumar Shrivastava has launched 'Capacity Building Strategies' for managing complex disasters in the face of climate change. The project is supported by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India. It is being implemented by theMore
Published 22-Sep-2017 06:59 IST
Gangtok/Siliguri: Six persons were killed, three injured and a number of roads blocked following multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains in Sikkim's South district on Wednesday, police said. All the fatalities occured following house collapses in three areas falling under Namchi police stationMore
Published 20-Sep-2017 14:25 IST
New Delhi: Sikkim MP Prem Das Rai on Thursday said Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's comment that the state was insurgency-troubled was a mistake and there was no need to sensationalise the issue. During an interview at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where she was promoting herMore
Published 14-Sep-2017 19:25 IST
Toronto: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has produced a Sikkimese film "Pahuna", has ruffled feathers in the hilly state by calling it an insurgency-troubled land. Netizens have slammed her for ignorance and for being "politically illiterate".
Published 14-Sep-2017 13:00 IST | Updated 13:14 IST
Gangtok: An effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was burnt amidst shouting of slogans at Sadam in South Sikkim district on Tuesday, in protest against the alleged burning of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's effigy at Siliguri.
Published 05-Sep-2017 21:08 IST
Gangtok: Heavy rains lashed several parts of Yuksam in West Sikkim during the past few days causing landslides and severely damaging roads in the area. Normal Life was affected in Yuksam as heavy rains led to landslides across Yuksam-Dubdi GPU. Heavy damage to roads, houses and other infrastructureMore
Published 04-Sep-2017 18:45 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a petition seeking to restrain the Sikkim government from allegedly demolishing a gurdwara in the state in the garb of renovating it. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed the petitioner to serve a copy of his plea to Sikkim'sMore
Published 29-Aug-2017 17:52 IST
Gangtok: Four persons died on the spot and 40 others were injured, seven of them critically, when a Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) bus rolled down 300 feet from a mountain road at Ambithang in North Sikkim district on Thursday. Official reports received from the district said the accident tookMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 20:28 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Tuesday said its people are like "unpaid soldiers" defending the motherland and hit out at the West Bengal government for their "suffering" due to the ongoing Gorkhaland agitation. "Sikkim's location states how strategic it is to the unity andMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 20:08 IST
Gangtok: Opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president P S Golay on Thursday surrendered before a court here in a corruption case of 1990s when he was a minister in Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) government. Golay had been sentenced to one year imprisonment by a lower court in December lastMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 07:38 IST
Gangtok: One person was arrested on Friday on the charge of sexually assaulting a minor girl, his daughter's friend, for several days, police said. The 44-year-old man was arrested from Nayabazar in West district of Sikkim after the victim's family lodged a complaint with the police.
Published 04-Aug-2017 16:59 IST
Kolkata: The GJM-led indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling has taken a toll on students, prompting a prominent boarding school to shift classes 10 and 12 to Siliguri to clear the syllabus backlog, while a Kurseong-based school may follow suit. Classes were suspended in the hill schools in view of theMore
Published 30-Jul-2017 16:14 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Friday said Rs 50,000 crore has been invested in different sectors in the state. "Till now more than Rs 50,000 crore investment has been done in different sectors of the state that will give positive dividends in the next three to five years,"More
Published 28-Jul-2017 20:38 IST

Amaravati to have 18 towers of luxury flats for MLAs
video playPolice file FIR against Kancha Ilaiah for insulting
Police file FIR against Kancha Ilaiah for insulting...
video playFour farm workers die of electrocution in AP
Four farm workers die of electrocution in AP
video playAP CM to embark on three nation tour to attract investments
AP CM to embark on three-nation tour to attract investments
video playYSR Congress MP Butta Renuka joins TDP
YSR Congress MP Butta Renuka joins TDP

Head to toe go for festive fashion
video playVaani Kapoor turns muse for Payal Jain at AIFW SS 18
Vaani Kapoor turns muse for Payal Jain at AIFW SS'18
video playStyle guide to be fashionable this Diwali
Style guide to be fashionable this Diwali
video playWant a chic look go for style sunglasses with other accessories
Want a chic look, go for style sunglasses with other accessories
video playOpt for a fusion look this festival of lights
Opt for a fusion look this festival of lights

video playOverweight men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women
Overweight men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women
video playA simple sign that encourages us to stay fit
A simple sign that encourages us to stay fit!
video playEnjoy Diwali sans guilt
Enjoy Diwali sans guilt
video playHealthy alternatives to festive eating
Healthy alternatives to festive eating

video playWatch here what Neha finds DISTURBING about Vidya
video playMithun Sridevi secretly married Find out other marriages
Mithun-Sridevi secretly married! Find out other marriages
video play10 Bollywood actors who are NOT Indians
10 Bollywood actors who are NOT Indians!
video playHema opens up on her relationship with stepsons Sunny Bobby
Hema opens up on her relationship with stepsons Sunny, Bobby
video play Padmavati was exhausting experience Deepika
'Padmavati' was exhausting experience: Deepika