Union home minister P Chidambaram on Thursday declined to comment on the Finance Ministry note to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) that appeared to raise questions on his role in the controversial 2G spectrum allocation.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met her Sikkim counterpart Pawan Kumar Chamling and offered him all assistance to meet the situation arising out of Sunday's quake.
More than 3,000 people were rescued in quake-hit areas of Sikkim by defence forces which scrambled hard to clear debris of collapsed structures and landslides as the death toll in Sunday's powerful temblor shot up to 92. Weather disrupts quake rescue work
Panic seemed to return to Gangtok with sundown today as thousands of residents came out of their homes with their essential belongings and headed for Mahatma Gandhi Marg, the heart of the city. Kabita Sharma reports.
The death toll in Sunday’s landslides in Sikkim has reached 35 with 24 deaths confirmed only from North Sikkim where 6.8 magnitude of earthquake had its epicenter.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has launched search and rescue operations in Pegong area of north Sikkim which has been "badly affected" with two ITBP buildings also collapsing after the state was rocked by a powerful earthquake.
The opposition parties of Sikkim have given a call for boycott of Independence day celebrations in the Himalayan state protesting against a Bill tabled by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.
Four Army personnel were killed in a Dhruv helicopter crash in north Sikkim near the Sino-India border, days after a Pawan Hans chopper went down in the northeast claiming 17 lives.
The Nathu La border trade with Tibet Autonomous Region of China will start on May 2, official sources said in Gangtok on Wednesday.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Sunday said the National Highway 31A, which passes through Darjeeling Hills district, has been exempted for the Sikkim traffic from the indefinite shutdown in the hills as a convoy of 94 vehicles left Rangpo for Siliguri during the day.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said Sikkim had always been close to his heart and he was happy to see the progress made by the hill state every time he visited it.
Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today discussed with Union Home Minister P Chidambaram the issue of permitting 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje to visit Sikkim, official sources said in Gangtok.
Justice Paul Daniel Dinakaran, facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha, was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court after his transfer to the Himalayan state following allegations of corruption.
The Queen's baton for the Commonwealth Games 2010 today left for Gangtok from Bagdogra airport escorted by the state police and Army.
Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-exile, Samdung Rinpoche, arrived in Gangtok on Friday on a two-day visit to Sikkim.