Darjeeling politics descends into drama of absurdity

From exchanging political and moral science books to ploughing rice fields, politicians in the Darjeeling hill...

Fake Aadhaar card racket busted, 5 held

Five persons were arrested from Nimti Jhora tea estate for allegedly running a fake Aadhaar card racket in Ali...

TMC leaders to reach Tripura today

A high-level Trinamul Congress delegation from Bengal will visit Tripura on Wednesday to assess the northeaste...

Dhanbad traders seek PM’s help

Reeling from the impact of pandemic induced slowdown, over lakh traders are facing the survival risk due to th...

State hikes DA for govt staff

The Jharkhand government has decided to raising dearness allowances (DA) of its employees to 28 per cent with ...

Ranchi church denies ‘fake news’

Ranchi Archdiocese of the Catholic Church refuted “fake news” by certain electronic channels along...

States  /  Published 30.04.21

Sikkim: No vaccine for young

The Sikkim government on Thursday said the vaccination drive for people in the age-group of 18 and 44 could not be rolled out from May 1, the scheduled date for its nationwide launch, for want of adeq...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.04.21

Sikkim extends closure of offices

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Tuesday extended the closure of all educational institutions, both government and private, for another 10 days and also announced that all government and p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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


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