Sikkim News

Sikkim enters post-Chamling era, but 100 km from Gangtok, he bides his time

“I will never retire. Politics is my passion and I will continue working. For now people have placed me in the Opposition and I am happy to serve in this capacity,” says Chamling.

Prem Singh Tamang sworn in as Sikkim CM

The SKM, founded in 2013, won a slender majority in the 32-member Sikkim Legislative Assembly by bagging 17 seats against 15 won by the SDF.


Prem Singh Tamang to take oath as new Sikkim CM today

The SKM supremo, accompanied by the 17 newly-elected legislators of his party, on Saturday had called on the Governor and staked claim to form the next government in Sikkim.

Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha, Sikkim to go to polls along with Lok Sabha elections

Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim will have their Assembly elections held simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls. Above states will follow schedule same as Lok Sabha for their respective seats.

Sikkim State Lottery Today Results: winners to be announced shortly

Sikkim State Lottery Today Result, Sikkim State Lotteries Morning Results: The first prize of the lottery is Rs 26 lakhs, the second prize is Rs 9000 and the third prize is Rs 500. The lottery also offers a consolation prize of one thousand rupees that is handed over to 359 ticket holders.

Sikkim CM urges farmers to boost organic produce

To help achieve self-sufficiency in organic production, Chamling urged farmers to ensure that no land remains barren or fallow and even suggested terrace gardens and vertical gardens for farming purposes.


Sikkim says it will become first state to roll out Universal Basic Income

The 2017 Economic Survey had flagged the UBI scheme as “a conceptually appealing idea” and a possible alternative to social welfare programmes targeted at reducing poverty.

What is Universal Basic Income?

The Universal Basic Income, implementation of which has repeatedly been debated in India, seeks to alleviate poverty by providing a basic income to all citizens of a particular state or geographical area, irrespective of their income, social standing, or employment status.

Army rescues nearly 3,000 tourists stranded at Nathu La Pass in Sikkim, receives letter of gratitude

On December 28, Darjeeling, its outskirts and the upper ridges of Gangtok in Sikkim received the first snowfall in 10 years.

Sikkim increases forest cover by over 4 per cent since 1993: Pawan Kumar Chamling

Sikkim, covering just 0.2 per cent of the geographical area of the country, has tremendous biodiversity and is a part of the global biodiversity hotspot.

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Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

A total of 91 constituencies across 20 states of the country went to polls today. The elections will be held in seven phases and results will be declared on May 23.

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Sikkim gets its first airport, India its 100th

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated Sikkim’s first airport at Pakyong. At a height of 4,500 ft, it is India’s 100th functional airport.