Electoral rolls revision in Sikkim

Electoral rolls revision in Sikkim

GANGTOK, June 6 – Sikkim’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) R Telang today directed all booth-level officers (BLOs) to carry out ‘a 100 percent house-to-house verification of voters in the State. He issued the specific direction to all BLOs at a meeting through video conferencing with all District Election Officers (DEOs) to review the progress on […]

Tearful farewell to one of Sikkim’s Greatest Sons

Tearful farewell to one of Sikkim’s Greatest Sons

The last rites of Former Sikkim Chief Minister Nar Bahadur Bhandari were performed at Jalipool crematorium, East Sikkim on Wednesday (July 19). For almost two decades, the man was a formidable force to reckon with in the world of Sikkim. Love him or hate him, there is no doubt about it, Sikkim has said a sad farewell […]

NE states at the bottom of Biz ranking

NE states at the bottom of Biz ranking

NEW DELHI: – Despite the stated promise of promoting India’s North Eastern states, the region continues to rank at the bottom of the pyramid as per the latest ease of doing business ranking released on Monday (October 31). Assam is ranked 24, Sikkim is at 30, and Meghalaya and Arunachal at 31. The Assessment of […]

Sikkim CM to ask NaMo to let Karmapa Ogyen Trinley enter Rumtek ?

Sikkim CM to ask NaMo to let Karmapa Ogyen Trinley enter Rumtek ?

The Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling and the all the members of the Sikkim  Assembly are expected to meet the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urge that His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to enter, visit and stay, in Sikkim. Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim is the seat of the Karmapas, […]

When will politics over Buddha Birthplace stop?

When will politics over Buddha Birthplace stop?

‘Saga Dawa, as we say it in Sikkim, or Buddha Purnima as it is commonly called in India and ‘Buddha Jayanti’ Nepal is the day to mark the birth of the Buddha. Though  ‘Gautam Buddha’ was born in Nepal, certain ‘Indian’ interests continue to debate about Buddha’s birthplace. Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini, now […]