Indian Army rescues 1,500 tourists stranded in Nathu La in Sikkim

News:Recently,the Indian Army has rescued about 1,500 tourists who were stranded in Nathu La in eastern part of Sikkim. Facts: About NathuLa Pass: Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas in East Sikkim district.It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass is also one of the three… Continue reading Indian Army rescues 1,500 tourists stranded in Nathu La in Sikkim

Convicted in graft case, Sikkim CM seeks disqualification waiver

Sikkim Chief Minister(CM) has requested the Election Commission (EC) to grant him a waiver of the remaining period of his disqualification to retain the post. Sikkim CM who was appointed on May 27,2019 needs to be elected to the Assembly within six months of his appointment.However,he is barred from contesting polls as he has been… Continue reading Convicted in graft case, Sikkim CM seeks disqualification waiver

Reservation of Limboo and Tamang Communities

Government of India has informed Parliament that a proposal for reservation of seats for Limboo and Tamang communities in Sikkim Legislative Assembly is under consideration. Article 371F(f) and Article 332 of the Constitution of India govern reservation of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim. Article 332 mandates reservation of seats for Scheduled Tribes(STs) in… Continue reading Reservation of Limboo and Tamang Communities