Coordination Committee of CERI formed

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A fifteen member North East Co-ordination Committee of Campaign for Electoral Reforms in India (CERI) was formed on Saturday, October 30 during the North East Regional Consultation on Electoral Reforms in India at Hotel Imphal. The representatives from Sikkim are Ganga Sapkota and Smt Geeta Sapkota. Other members are Dr …

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Upreti accepts Bhandari leadership

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Gangtok: A day after N B Bhandari was officially approved as the new Congress president for Sikkim by the All India Congress Committee, the senior vice president of the State Congress, K N Upretti has accepted to stay under Bhandari in the party but not without certain conditions. He said …

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G. M. Rai leaves SDF to join BJP

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“SDF defines favouritism and nepotism” G. M. Rai The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front has lost one of its founder member Mr G. M. Thulung (Rai) to Bharatiya Janata Pary. Rai formally joined BJP today in a function leaving behind the party for which he had worked for seventeen years and …

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Indo-US ties stronger than ever: Cohen

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To a jampacked audience, Dr Stephen P. Cohen presented his view on “U.S.-India Relations: Setting the Stage for President Obama” at the American Center, New Delhi on Thursday, October 28. When Dr Stephen P. Cohen wrote the book “India: Emerging Power” in 2001, the draft of the book had a …

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Of Kashmir and Kashmiriyat

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By Heena Khan: I am incarcerated, in these dark walls I see nothing, coerced to smell Filthy, dirty, plagued floors You caught me by my collar Dragged me to these walls Which I won’t call a “place” Some days ago Just the sore words I whispered “We want freedom!” These …

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Chinese conducts live military exercises in Tibet

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Beijing: Chinese military has conducted its first-ever live military exercises involving air force, artillery and electronic warfare divisions near the foot of the snow-capped mountains on the Tibetan plateau, close to the Indian border. The exercises aimed at testing the endurance of the soldiers at the altitude of over 4,700 …

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PM at Khazanah Global Lecture 2010

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Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s address at the Khazanah Global Lecture Series 2010: “I was deeply honoured when my dear friend Prime Minister Najib invited me to deliver the very prestigious Khazanah Global Lecture and to speak to this distinguished gathering on India’s development experience. I have very fond memories …

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N B Bhandari to continue as SPCC President

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Present Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee (SPCC) president will continue as the party president. The decision has come as a major blow to the dissenting faction led by the senior vice-president KN Upreti, the central party today announced Bhandari’s name as the president along with 17 other PCC presidents. ‘It is …

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Gorkha adivasi political significance

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BY: VIVEK CHHETRI Gurung finds solution in joint panel – the need for speed, which Bengal obdurately tries to stall ?!! Bimal Gurung today hinted that a possible solution to end the impasse surrounding the territorial dispute of the interim set-up could lie in forming a joint verification committee. The …

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ASSCWA grieves loss of Shri H. B . Rasaily

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Scheduled Caste Welfare Committee of Rabong, South Sikkim has expressed great shock over the sudden demise of Shri H. B . Rasaily, founder treasurer of All Sikkim Scheduled Caste Welfare Association. It was in his tenure of that ASSCWA was registered with the Government of Sikkim. Mr. Rasaily was a …

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