Who needs Residential Certificate?

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The controversy over the Residential Card is getting more intense. While the government has geared up to get it implemented, the opposition is vehement not to let it see the light of day. During his motivating lecture to the students at Chintan Bhawan Sikkim, Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling asserted …

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Gangtok, Nov 14 Sikkim Subjects Bachao Committee submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Sikkim Balmiki Prasad Singh today at Raj Bhawan regarding the much debated Residential Certificate issue. Addressing a press conference today, Nawin Kiran Pradhan, the Vice Convener of this Committee, said that a meeting was held by …

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Aung San Suu Kyi released from house arrest

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Saturday 13th Nov 2010 would be among one of the most remarkable days in the history of Myanmar’s. Pro democracy leader and a political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi was relased from house arrest in Yangon, capital of Myanmar. A thin bur soft spoken Suu Kyi has been held under …

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‘Where are the guarantees under 371F?’

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SNPP President Biraj Adhikari tells Tilak Jha that the agreement under which Sikkim merged with India should be respected. (Photo Credit: prabinkhaling.blogspot.com) Your recent book “Sikkim: The Wounds of History”, as has been reported in the media is more about article 371 F. Is that the case? Not really, it’s …

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Sikkim’s Historic Wounds: A Hard New Look

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Politics Special Report | 389 views | 2 Comments

The 1973 merger of Sikkim in India has got a re-look through a book, this time a hard one, by a “new generation” Sikkimese through the lens of the Constitution. The 2010 book ‘Sikkim: The Wounds of History’ has been authored by Biraj Adhikari, the founder president of Sikkim National …

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US to support India for NSG

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US President Barack Obama on his maiden visit to India said on Saturday in Mumbai that the US will work to reform export laws as Washington readies to express “in-principle” support to New Delhi’s membership of elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). “We are reforming export control system, so even as …

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Posted on by saurabh | Category: Politics | 459 views | 8 Comments

Gangtok, Nov 2: Mobile companies should include Nepali language as an option in the key pads, demanded Bharatya Janta Party Sikkim unit General Secretary Mr Padam Sharma in a press conference. He further said that Nepali language has been included under eighth schedule of the constitution of India. He further …

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Employee associations Thank CM

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Gangtok, Nov 2: The Central executive body of All Sikkim Government Work Charged (ASGWC) and Muster Roll (MR) Employees’ Association met Mr RB Subba, Minister for Roads and Bridges department today. On the occasion Ms Pema Doma Bhutia, President of the Association informed the Minister about the grievances and problems …

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GJM following Ghising’s footsteps: RB Rai

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“We will be not support Interim set-up and would not settle for anything other than statehood” Said Mr RB Rai,General Secretary of CPRM in a press conference held at a local hotel in the capital. He further said that the Gorkha community are experiencing a political identity crisis for many …

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EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Trail

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Politics Special Report | 717 views | 2 Comments

According to an Election Commission of India (ECI) notification issued on October 15, the Commission held a meeting on 4th October, 2010 with recognized National and State Political Parties to discuss issues related to Electronic Voting Machines, alongwith some other issues. Political parties were explained the technical and administrative safeguards …

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