February 22, 2020

Gangtok, 21 Feb:

All is not well with the SKM-BJP alliance and the recent appointment of Martam-Rumtek MLA, Sonam Venchungpa as chairperson of Denzong Cooperative Society Limited has further deepened the cracks.

While leaders of both parties refused to make any official...

February 8, 2020

Gangtok, 07 Feb:

“The previous Government had imposed the ‘Junior’ tag in various posts under various departments, just to take away their rights, benefits and to provide low salary,” alleged president of All Sikkim Government Group C&D 15,10,5 years regularized employe...

February 1, 2020

Funds for salaries will be managed, Addl CS clarifies

Gangtok, 31 Jan:

A letter from the Senior Accounts Officer, East district, Education Department, to BDOs in the district conveying that the Department does not have funds to release the January and February salaries o...

January 28, 2020

Gangtok, 27 Jan:

BJP Sikkim president, DB Chauhan, has condemned news circulating on social media of Upper Burtuk MLA, DR Thapa being appointed BJP Sikkim president.

Speaking to Summit Times, Mr Chauhan said that BJP State Unit president is nominated and appointed by the...

January 16, 2020

Gangtok, 15 Jan:

Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Jacob Khaling, today blamed the irresponsible work-culture of the previous government for the nearly ten years that sportspersons in South Sikkim have been left without a proper playground owing to the upgradat...

January 15, 2020

Gangtok, 14 Jan:

SIMFED Managing Director, Pawan Awasthy, insisted today that all options were explored and expended before an FIR was filed against former CM, Pawan Chamling’s son, Bijay Chamling, in the case involving short-supply of laptops.

“There was no political pr...

January 8, 2020

Gangtok, 07 Jan:

The Transport Department in collaboration with Sikkim Police launched a three-month awareness cum enforcement drive on 06 Jan following the extension of the new Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 in the State on 06 Dec last year.

Since the drive...

December 24, 2019

Gangtok, 23 Dec:

Sikkim Police has arrested senior Regional Transport Officer (East) of the Transport Department, Government of Sikkim, for his alleged involvement in a stolen vehicle registration case.

RTO, Prem Vijay Basnet, was arrested today at Gangtok for allegedly...

December 23, 2019

Gangtok, 22 Dec:

Under fire for leaving out mention of the Nepali community in his comments during a TV news debate on the Citizenship Amendment Act, Bhaichung Bhutia, while accepting that statement was “debatable,” insisted that there was no communal slant in it and ex...

December 11, 2019

Gangtok, 10 Dec:

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha spokesperson and political secretary to the Chief Minister, Jacob Khaling has refuted allegations of various political parties that Union Home Minister Amit Shah failed to mention Article 371F in his statement on Citizenship [Am...

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