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Dunlop: voting fuels hope

Sarbik Ghosh, 60, a retired employee of the closed Dunlop factory, and a leader of the Citu (the CPM’s l...

Complaint & compliment on day bullets took lives

Sujata Mallik had been appointed by the Election Commission to help voters with the polling process but her wo...
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Bullet in booth fells first-time voter

An 18-year-old first-time voter died of bullet wounds in a booth of Sitalkuchi Assembly seat during a BJP-Trin...

Tipra wins Tripura council elections

The Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (Tipra), floated by royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya D...

Tea warning linked to ‘downsizing’

The proscribed Ulfa (Independent) asking Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited (APPL), the country’s s...

14 held for murder, extortion

In a major breakthrough, the city police busted a criminal racket and arrested 14 people from different police...

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States  /  Published 09.04.21

Covid caution for Sikkim tour industry

Lukendra Rasaily, the chairman of Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, on Thursday said the tourism industry in the Himalayan state should be prepared to accept a downturn in business over the next...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 03.04.21

SDF leader arrested over Facebook post

Prakash Gurung, a youth leader of the Sikkim Democratic Front, was arrested from Gangtok on Thursday on charges of promoting enmity between communities after a night of high drama played out at the Sa...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 02.04.21

Tourists stuck in Sikkim snow rescued

The Indian Army on late Wednesday rescued more than 450 tourists from Yongdi in North Sikkim where they had been stranded because of heavy snowfall. The tourists, who had travelled to North Sikkim in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 01.04.21

70% voting in Sikkim local body elections

Over 70 per cent of the 82,000-odd eligible voters exercised their franchise in the election to seven urban local bodies in Sikkim on Wednesday. According to the data culled from different districts,...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 26.03.21

Plea to give historical articles to museum

The Sikkim culture department has appealed to the people of the state to donate various items of historical importance like documents, photographs and artefacts to the Sikkim State Museum being set up...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 26.03.21

Trade licence hogs Sikkim polls

One of the contentious issues to come up during the campaigning for the elections to the March 31 urban local bodies in Sikkim is the issuance of trade licence to all interested registered voters, whi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 22.03.21

Questions on validity of students’ expulsion

The Sikkim University Students’ Association (Suca) has questioned the constitutional validity of the expulsion of four students of the Sikkim Government College, Gyalshing in West district for t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.03.21

Sikkim plans diagnostic service on the doorstep

In sync with the Sikkim government’s larger initiative to take the administration to the doorstep of the people, the health and family welfare department has embarked on a programme to provide d...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 12.03.21

11 elected uncontested to Sikkim civic bodies

Eleven candidates were elected uncontested, leaving 140 others to fight the elections to the seven urban local bodies in Sikkim, the polling for which will take place on March 31. The most prominent ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.03.21

Sikkim archer set for 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Sikkim’s celebrated archer Tarundeep Rai has again done the state proud by qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, 2021, along with Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav as part of the three-member Indian...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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