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LS polls: 76 pc polling recorded in Sikkim for 1 LS, 32 Assembly seats


Gangtok: High voter turnout was witnessed in one Lok Sabha constituency and 32 assembly seats in Sikkim with 76 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. A turnout of 52.5 per cent was registered in the Himalayan state of Sikkim till Saturday afternoon for 32 Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha seat. Read More »

Double poll in mountain state


Sikkim votes for the Lok Sabha and the Assembly on April 12. The figures voters would like to know Read More »

76 per cent polling in Sikkim

SDF President Pawan Chamling with his family after casting vote at Namchi. (Sikkim Messenger)

A turnout of 76 per cent was registered in the Himalayan state of Sikkim on Saturday for 32 Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha seat. Read More »

Monks vote to chose a Lama as their MLA in Sikkim


Hundreds of monks from Buddhist monasteries in the Himalayan state of Sikkim voted on Saturday to choose a Lama as their representative in the state assembly. Read More »

Polls in Sikkim pass off peacefully


NAMCHI, 12 Apr 2014: The election process went forward in a peaceful manner at South District where more than 80 per cent of votes were reportedly cast in various polling stations till 5pm while the voting list had still to end. A total of 40,871 male votes were cast while the female count was 40,148 as of 5pm. Voting in ... Read More »

Simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly poll begins in Sikkim


Out of the 32 Assembly seats, two are reserved for SC while 12 are meant for the Bhutia and Lepcha communities. An electorate of 370,731, including 1,79,650 female voters, are eligible to cast vote. (PTI) Read More »


The SKM has submitted a memorandum to the DGP, Jasbir Singh, asking for a CBI or independent enquiry into the death of NK Gurung. In a press conference held yesterday, the party informed that the DGP has given verbal assurance on the independent enquiry demand. He has also clarified that CBI is a state government subject and is not in ... Read More »


Around 300 households of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) supporters of Dzongu constituency, North district have decided to resign from SDF Party tomorrow. This faction is headed by General Secretary, Youth Affairs, North district, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha. According to them, the reasons for resigning from the party is – “Dissatisfaction in ticket distribution, injustice to founder members and lack of opportunity ... Read More »

SDF declares it candidates


SDF CANDIDATES FOR FORTHCOMING ELECTION DECLARED. 01-YOKSAM-TASHIDING(BL) Sonam Dadul Bhutia 02-YANGTHANG Chandra Maya Subba 03-MANEYBONG-DENTAM Narendra Kumar Subba 04-GYALSHING-BARNYAK SB Subedi 05-RINCHENPONG(BL) Karma Sonam Lepcha 06-DARAMDIN(BL) DN Sherpa 07-SORENG-CHAKUNG Ram Bahadur Subba 08-SALGHARI-ZOOM(SC) Arjun Kumar Dadani 09-BARFUNG(BL) DD Bhutia 10-POKLOK-KAMRANG KN Rai 11-NAMCHI-SINGHITHANG Pawan Chamling 12-MELLI Tulsi Devi Rai 13-NAMTHANG-RATEYPANI Tilu Gurung 14-TEMI-NAMPHING Garjaman Gurung 15-RANGANG-YANGANG Pawan Chamling 16-TUMEN-LINGI(BL) Ugen ... Read More »

SDF supporter Arun Rai passes away


SDF supporter Arun Rai who was assaulted by unknown miscreant on 4th march night hailing from Chakung West Sikkim passed away at CRH, Tadong today. Read More »