States  /  Published 05.05.21

Mayor change in Gangtok over term row

This was after earlier in the day, 16 newly-elected councillors of the Gangtok Municipality Corporation (GMC) had passed a unanimous resolution electing her as the mayor for two-and-a-half years and T...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.21

Funds-route slur on Sikkim chief minister

Bimal Gurung accused Sikkim chief minister P.S. Golay of routing funds for the BJP in the Darjeeling-Siliguri region to influence the ongoing elections purportedly to save his government in Sikkim tha...
By Vivek Chhetri, Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.21

Migrant workers among victims

By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

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


West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Three aftershocks follow Monday’s earthquake

Residents of north Bengal, neighbouring Sikkim and Bhutan experienced at least three mild earthquakes or aftershocks throughout Tuesday after an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck th...
By Binita Paul 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

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.21

Nigerians held for cyber fraud

Pranita Sinha, 70, a Visva-Bharati alumnus and member of the women’s socio-cultural outfit in Santiniketan, Alapini Mahila Samity, on Tuesday danced to a Rabindranath Tagore’s song celebra...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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