A man from Ravangala in Sikkim's South district has been arrested for allegedly raping his own eight-year-old daughter, police sources said today
The two-day strike called by GJM on May 15 and 16 in the Darjeeling Hills would hit vehicle movement to Sikkim as a portion of NH-31A, the lifeline of Sikkim is in the Darjeeling district, transport operators in Gangtok said on Monday.
Around 1500 tourists, who were left stranded due to landslides triggered by snowstorm, were evacuated by the army in Sikkim's upper reaches.
President Pratibha Patil is scheduled to attend the concluding function of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Sikkim High Court during a three-day maiden visit to Sikkim beginning on Wednesday.
The opposition parties in Sikkim today announced their decision to boycott the ensuing urban bodies polls slated to be held on April 27 claiming that the entire election process was 'defective' and 'anti-Sikkimese'.
Sixty-year-old S K Sarda’s ancestors migrated from Rajasthan to Sikkim 150 years ago. In the course of time, the family learnt the local language, developed links with Sikkimese society, set up businesses — and made Gangtok their home.
With Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling facing Opposition flak for allegedly purchasing awards using public money, the state government said on Thursday that the two latest awards to him were genuine and given in recognition of his contributions.
The Pawan Kumar Chamling government has debunked as 'inaccurate interpretation' the media reports quoting the Union Human Resources Development Ministry about higher drop out rate of students in Sikkim at 85 per cent and said that the actual figure stood at 25.42 per cent.
A 96-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in Darjeeling Hills and adjoining areas today to demand a separate state disrupted traffic between Sikkim and the rest of the country.
There has been no significant decrease in glaciers in Sikkim due to global warming and climate change, a leading expert and member of Sikkim Glacier Commission Milap Chand Sharma has said
The children of Ulfa chairman Aravinda Rajkhowa, who supposedly fought all his life for establishing an identity for his people, do not even know that they are Assamese.
There is no proposal to open up the Sino-India frontier at Nathu La for tourism purposes but the Centre has relaxed the guidelines under the Restricted Area Permit for domestic tourists, Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said on Sunday
Five members of a family were killed and three others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned near Eighth mile in West Sikkim, police said today.
Six houses were destroyed as a major fire broke out in Rangpo bazar, the police said on Wednesday.
The government is conducting a separate inquiry into the violence in the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) campus in which seven students were injured, a state minister said today.