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Naveen Patnaik takes oath for fifth time; but he's not India's longest serving chief minister yet

As Naveen Patnaik starts his fifth term as the chief minister of Odisha, we look at the Indian leaders who have served more time at top than the BJD supremo

Left party leaders march in protest against poll violence in Phase 1 of Lok Sabha polls

They demanded fresh elections to the West Tripura seat and held demonstrations, rallies across the constituency calling upon supporters to corner political hooligans and build a bond of unity among people.

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BJP trying to take political mileage out of war frenzy with Pakistan, says former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar

In his address at Kanchanpur in North Tripura, 170 Km from Agartala, Sarkar told a gathering of party supporters that BJP is trying to earn poll mileage out of a war-frenzy with Pakistan keeping Kashmir issue in the midst of it.

Tripura: 'Go back' slogans at Manik Sarkar's election campaign rally; Oppn cries foul

Sarkar had to step back from the venue as ‘Manik Sarkar Go Back’ slogans were raised by a mob of BJP supporters, Tripura CPI (M) secretary Goutam Das said.

Tripura: Manik Sarkar’s vehicle halted while en route to district tour

The former chief minister of Tripura faced opposition from a group of protesters who raised slogans like 'Manik Sarkar Go Back' during his tour to Ambassa in Dhalai district.

Citizenship bill: Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar says police action on protesters unnecessary

Most people affected by violence at Madhabbari said they sustained losses in lakhs since their shops were gutted during clashes. However, local administration provided a maximum of Rs. 10 thousand as compensation.

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Govt should provide rehabilitation of surrendered militants to prevent return to militancy: Arabinda Rajkhowa

“Government has responsibility to rehabilitate them. Otherwise what they will do? They will go back again. To stop them to go back again to the jungle, it is needed to rehabilitate them,” Arabinda Rajkhowa said.

Tripura CPI (M) reconstitutes state committee, lays stress on reviving lost support base

The newly formed state committee has been downsized compared to the previous committee by 5 members. However, 16 new members were inducted in the state committee.

Tripura: Manik Sarkar attacked, held up in party office by alleged BJP workers

Saying that he was not aware of the incident, BJP spokesperson, Ashok Sinha criticised the attack on Manik Sarkar and other opposition leaders calling it “undesirable”.

Former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar says democracy slaughtered in state

“There is no work in villages and rural people are suffering from severe food crisis. Many of them are crossing the international border into Bangladesh to collect forest products and sell them for a living. The new government has to take a stand on the issue”, Sarkar said.

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Tripura elections: CPM seeks to defend its red bastion from BJP

Tripura elections: The election official said that 76 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm but the percentage is likely to increase as several people are still in the queue to cast their vote.

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