India  /  Published 13.08.19

BJP Sikkim magic: 0 yesterday, 10 today

The BJP has emerged as the principal Opposition in Sikkim — without winning a single seat in the Assembly elections and unable to bag more than 1.62 per cent of the votes cast.The overnight change o...
By J.P. Yadav in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

BJP leader pans MLAs

The fissures within the Sikkim BJP came out in the open with Laten Sherpa, the party’s state secretary, on Monday publicly castigating majority of its MLAs for their alleged failure to stand by peop...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Darjeeling party begins below freezing point

The mercury dropped to minus one degree Celsius in Darjeeling town on Saturday, leaving areas in the vicinity carpeted with ice and cheering tourists.In Sikkim, the temperature plumbed two degrees Cel...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Plea to run sealed shops at Star Hall

Shops and restaurants owners, whose establishments at the Star Hall complex here have been sealed, have appealed to the Sikkim urban development and housing department to allow them to run their shops...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Sikkim firecracker ban relaxed

The Sikkim government has partially relaxed its blanket ban on production, sale and use of all types of firecrackers by allowing the use of green crackers for two hours this Diwali, leading to howls o...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Surge in foreign tourist flow to Sikkim

Sikkim witnessed an increase of almost 90 per cent in the arrival of foreign tourists in 2019 compared to the previous year thanks to the lifting of restrictions on the visit of Bangladeshi nationals ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Glare on Sikkim citizen bill ‘silence’

Sikkim’s Opposition parties have accused the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government of remaining silent in public on the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and warned the legislation will undermine...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Sikkim unit for organic produce

Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd has started work on setting up an integrated processing unit at Rangpo to give a boost to agriculture in Sikkim, which is the only fully organic state in the country, and pro...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

North cases rise, train to reach today

North Dinajpur district health department said a migrant worker who had returned from Gujarat tested positive for Covid-19 and another labourer was suspected to be infected with the pathogen.The detec...
By TT Bureau in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

BJP opens account in Sikkim, PS Tamang (Golay) wins

The BJP on Thursday rode piggyback on its ally, the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM), to establish a toehold in the Himalayan state by winning two of the three Assembly seats where bypolls had been held...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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