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Day after 10 SDF MLAs join BJP, two others join SKM; ex-CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lone legislator left from party
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Day after 10 SDF MLAs join BJP, two others join SKM; ex-CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lone legislator left from party

A day after its 10 MLAs joined BJP, Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), suffered further jolt Wednesday when two other legislators of the party switched over to the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha

Ten MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join BJP today at Delhi's party headquarters, in presence of Ram Madhav, JP Nadda
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Ten MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join BJP today at Delhi's party headquarters, in presence of Ram Madhav, JP Nadda

Ten MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) joined BJP in presence of its working president JP Nadda and general secretary Ram Madhav

Sikkim reels under post-poll violence after SKM ends SDF's 25-year rule; police say situation under control
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Sikkim reels under post-poll violence after SKM ends SDF's 25-year rule; police say situation under control

The SDF has even alleged that family members of former Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling have been attacked.

Prem Singh Tamang sworn in as Chief Minister of Sikkim; senior SDF leaders skip oath-taking ceremony
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Prem Singh Tamang sworn in as Chief Minister of Sikkim; senior SDF leaders skip oath-taking ceremony

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as PS Golay, took oath as the Chief Minister of Sikkim on Monday in Gangtok.

Prem Singh Tamang, aka PS Golay, sworn in as Sikkim CM: SKM chief was convicted of corruption under Chamling govt
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Prem Singh Tamang, aka PS Golay, sworn in as Sikkim CM: SKM chief was convicted of corruption under Chamling govt

Prem Singh Tamang, Sikkim's chief minister, had been accused of misappropriating funds to the tune of Rs. 9.50 lakh in the milch cow distribution scheme of the state government when he was the animal husbandry minister between 1994 and 1999.

Sikkim Assembly election results: Pawan Kumar Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Front eyes up sixth term at helm of state
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Sikkim Assembly election results: Pawan Kumar Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Front eyes up sixth term at helm of state

Often derided for his strong arm tactics, Pawan Kumar Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) has ruled Sikkim virtually uncontested and unquestioned for a much larger part of his 25 years in power

Lok Sabha Election 2019: On eve of polls, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's opponents accuse him of boosting 'outsider' votes
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: On eve of polls, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's opponents accuse him of boosting 'outsider' votes

A little over 48 hours before Sikkim simultaneously votes for 32 Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the first of the seven-phase parliamentary polls this year, an abnormal rise of over 16 percent 'outsider' voters since 2014 holds the key in the erstwhile tiny Himalayan kingdom, strategically wedged between India and China.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Sikkim profile: SDF, SNC, HSP in poll fray to win state's lone parliamentary seat
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Sikkim profile: SDF, SNC, HSP in poll fray to win state's lone parliamentary seat

The northeastern state of Sikkim, which shares its borders with Bhutan and Tibet, has a lone parliamentary seat and 32 Assembly seats.

Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party to contest all 32 Assembly and lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim
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Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party to contest all 32 Assembly and lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim

Hitting out at the Pawan Kumar Chamling government for pursuing divisive politics on the basis of caste and religion, Bhaichung Bhutia said that development will be the "sole agenda" of his party, if the Hamro Sikkim Party comes to power

Three leaders quit Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party after ruling Sikkim Democratic Front offers ‘allurements’
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Three leaders quit Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party after ruling Sikkim Democratic Front offers ‘allurements’

Three prominent leaders of Hamro Sikkim Party, headed by India's former football captain Bhaichung Bhutia, have resigned

Sikkim Democratic Front slams Mamata Banerjee over Darjeeling unrest, asks her to focus on solving issues
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Sikkim Democratic Front slams Mamata Banerjee over Darjeeling unrest, asks her to focus on solving issues

Condemning West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that Sikkim was fomenting trouble in Darjeeling, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Thursday warned it will take up the issue in the "right quarters".

Sikkim governor forwards petition to ECI seeking disqualification of 14 SDF MLAs for holding office of profit
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Sikkim governor forwards petition to ECI seeking disqualification of 14 SDF MLAs for holding office of profit

Sikkim governor N Shrinivas Patil has forwarded a petition to the ECI seeking disqualification of 14 MLAs of the ruling SDF for holding office of profit.

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling completes 23 years in power, aims to make state fully literate by 2018
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Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling completes 23 years in power, aims to make state fully literate by 2018

Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Tuesday completed 23 uninterrupted years in power in the Himalayan state and appeared a contented man.

Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling says Opposition has hidden agenda to merge Sikkim and Darjeeling hills
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Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling says Opposition has hidden agenda to merge Sikkim and Darjeeling hills

Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling has alleged that the opposition parties were pursuing a "hidden" agenda for merger of Sikkim and Darjeeling hills.

BJP, SDF spar ahead of Sikkim panchayat polls, rake up 'local vs outsider' issue to garner support
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BJP, SDF spar ahead of Sikkim panchayat polls, rake up 'local vs outsider' issue to garner support

Panchayat polls in Sikkim is generating heat this time with the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) raking up 'local vs outsider' issue to mobilise public support

Ram Madhav dubs Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling's party 'Sikkim Dictatorial Front'
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Ram Madhav dubs Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling's party 'Sikkim Dictatorial Front'

The senior BJP leader decried a lack of good governance in Sikkim and said the BJP and other "like-minded" regional parties have decided to come forward to change the situation in the state.

BJP Assam win creates a flutter in North East India; Manipur ripe for the picking
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BJP Assam win creates a flutter in North East India; Manipur ripe for the picking

This year for the first time in Manipur, in an assembly by-election a BJP candidate had won. This perhaps is a reflection of things to come.

SDF govt presented 20th budget in Sikkim
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SDF govt presented 20th budget in Sikkim

Chamling proposed a provision of 12 percent job reservation to candidates belongings to BPL category for direct recruitment in the state government and PSUs.