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2 SDF MLAs Join Ruling SKM In Sikkim A Day After 10 From Party Joined BJP

Aug 14, 2019 PTI

The Sikkim Democratic Front, which ruled Sikkim for nearly 25 years, is now left with just one MLA- Pawan Kumar Chamling- who has also been the party supremo since its formation 26 years ago.

10 MLAs Of Pawan Kumar Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Front Join BJP

Aug 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) joined BJP in presence of its working president JP Nadda and general secretary Ram Madhav in New Delhi at the party's headquarters on Tuesday

How Permit Norms And Tour Operators Are Hurting Sikkim Tourism

Tourists to the mountain state allege that these norms have translated to a convenient excuse for tour operators to fleece them

427 Tourists, Who Were Stranded In North Sikkim After Cloudburst, Evacuated

Jun 21, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.

Red Alert In Areas Of North Sikkim, Bengal After Cloudburst Inundates Teesta River

The Teesta river is flowing above the danger mark after the cloudburst, officials in Sikkim capital Gangtok said.

25 May, 2019

Once A Decorated Striker, Bhaichung Bhutia Yet To Dribble Past Political Opponents And Score

Probir Pramanik

Bhutia, who as India’s legendary footballer, took more than two decades to chart his meteoritic rise to stardom, was on May 23 felled by the voters of Sikkim.

24 May, 2019

The Rise And Fall Of Pawan Chamling, India’s Longest Serving Chief Minister

Probir Pramanik

Chamling’s “invincibility” was put to test on April 11, 2019 when the Himalayan state went for simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

24 May, 2019

'Son Of The Soil' Baichung Bhutia Gets 70 Votes In Gangtok, Loses Both Seats In Sikkim

Outlook Web Bureau

In April 2018, Baichung Bhutia had announced that he was forming his own party, Humro Sikkim Party (HSP).

24 May, 2019

Pawan Chamling's 25-Year Reign As Sikkim CM Ends As SKM Gets Majority


After a very close battle, the SKM reached the magic figure of 17 in the 32-member House, with the SDF lagging behind with 14 seats. The result of the Tumen-Lingie constituency is awaited.

10 April, 2019

2019 LS Elections LIVE Updates: Polling Ends For First Phase

Outlook Web Bureau

The voting for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 ended at 5pm on Thursday.

02 April, 2019

Sikkim Goes To Polls On April 11; Will ‘Chamling Magic’ Work For Record Sixth Term?

Probir Pramanik

In May 2014, Chamling was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Sikkim for a record fifth consecutive time.


12 January, 2019

Sikkim Govt Launches 'One Family, One Job' Scheme

Outlook Web Bureau

Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Font government has announced that 20,000 youths would immediately be given temporary jobs under the scheme.

29 December, 2018

Indian Army Rescues 2,500 People Stuck Due To Heavy Snowfall Near Nathula In Sikkim

Outlook Web Bureau

1500 tourists have been accommodated at 17 Mile, while the remaining tourists were shifted to 13 Mile.

24 September, 2018

All You Need To Know About Sikkim's First Airport Pakyong

Outlook Web Bureau

Sikkim's dream of having an airport came true nine years after a foundation stone for it was laid here, around 33 km from state capital Gangtok, in 2009.

24 September, 2018

PM Modi Inaugurates Sikkim’s First Airport In Pakyong

Outlook Web Bureau

Putting Sikkim on the aviation radar, India’s 100th airport will be in Sikkim, inaugurated on Monday, 24 September.

30 April, 2018

Sikkim's Pawan Chamling Pips Jyoti Basu To Become India's Longest Serving Chief Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

The 68-year-old founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) completed 25 years of uninterrupted service in office on Sunday.

17 April, 2018

Sikkim To Achieve 100 Per Cent Literacy Soon: CM

Outlook Web Bureau

Chamling said that his government has set up 26 colleges and seven universities in the past two years to provide quality education to students.


26 February, 2018

Former Footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, Who Resigned From Trinamool Congress, Set To Join BJP?

Outlook Web Bureau

His departure from TMC can be seen in the light of further carrying out political aspirations in Sikkim-his home state.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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