Articles by TheDC News Desk

Happy Birthday Damber Singh Gurung

Damber Singh Gurung was the only Gorkha in the nation’s Constituent Assembly, which was setup to draft the Constitution of Independent India. It is in his name that Kalimpong’s famous Damber Chowk has been named… Yet there was no commemoration of his birth anniversary



Politicising Education in the Hills – Generations Ruined

Spotlighting such unfair practices in teachers’ recruitment does not seem to create much outrage among the hill public these days, as the whole education system in the hills is widely politicised by the politicians and their party workers. So, the practice of nepotism and favouritism is very overt in the hill education system, and it has become a culture of sorts and is perhaps appreciated and expected by the educated hill mass.







DANGEROUS GAMES IN SIKKIM: CM’s Political Secretary Faced Rape Allegations – Alleged Victim Denies Writing the Letter

A dangerous drama unfolded in Sikkim when Sikkim Chief Minister’s political secretary Jacob Khaling was accused of attempt to rape by a local civil society. Sikkim Nagarik Samaj (SNS), a civil society organization based on Gangtok had claimed on Saturday that “Khaling had attempted to rape a woman, and that the FIR was lodged before SP of East Sikkim district via post after the local police ‘failed’ to register a case against Khaling”.