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Assembly elections 2024: BJP set to retain Arunachal Pradesh with over 2/3rd majority, SKM heading towards clean sweep in Sikkim

Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim went to polls along with the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 19. The total voter turnout in Sikkim was 79.88 per cent while Arunachal Pradesh saw 82.95 per cent voting.

Sikkim: 62 people missing after flash floods found alive, death toll reaches 30

The Centre has approved an allocation of Rs 44.8 crore from the central share of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to Sikkim in order to provide relief to those impacted by flash floods.

Chungthang dam washed away in Sikkim: What caused the disaster and how the government plans to minimise such risks in future

As per NDMA, excess rainfall and a GLOF event at South Lhonak Lake caused the lake to overflow, destroying Chungthang dam in Sikkim

Sikkim flash floods: 14 people dead, 102 missing as cloud burst in glacial lake washes away dam, bridges and roads

The State government has set up 18 relief camps in Singtam, Rangpo, Dikchu and Adarsh Gaon which have faced most of the damages. However, due to a lack of connectivity with Chungthang, the relief camps there are being set up by the Indian Army and other paramilitaries.

Sikkim: Glacial lake outburst causes flash floods, 23 Army personnel missing in Lachen Valley

According to the Legislator of Tumin–Lingee Assembly constituency, Sikkim, Ugyen Tshering Gyatso Bhutia, "The South Lhonak lake situated in North West Sikkim experienced an outburst in the early hours of Wednesday morning due to incessant monsoon rainfall. Areas near River Teesta have been put on high alert."

7 killed in Sikkim avalanche, rescue operations underway

Earlier in the day, at about 11.30 AM, a massive avalanche hit the 15th Mile on Jawaharlal Nehru road connecting Gangtok with Nathu La.

Sikkim: 16 soldiers lose their lives as Indian Army truck falls into deep gorge

The truck was a part of the three-vehicle convoy of the Indian Army that had started from Chatten to Thangu in Sikkim in the morning of December 23.

When the people of Sikkim chose India over monarchy: This is how the rule of the Chogyal king and his mysterious wife ended

The American diplomats based in India stated to the State Department of the USA that if Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had accepted the policy proposed by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Sikkim would have become a part of India 25 years ago.

‘Those who do not work and become an obstacle for public work will be transferred’: Sikkim govt creates a new department for lazy employees

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh has announced that all nSikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, better known as PS Golay, who has been advocating harsh measures against employees who arrive late for work or skip work, announced earlier this week that non-performing government employees will be transferred to the newly created department

Women empowerment, Congress style: Sexual harassment accused rewarded with AICC secretary post for 3 states. Read details

While Priyanka Gandhi Vadra screams about women empowerment, Congress has rehabilitated Ranajit Mukherjee, accused of sexual harassment

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