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Manik Sarkar


Tripura graft case: Former minister gets bail as police fails to submit chargesheet

February 01, 2020 6:31 pm

Opposition leader Manik Sarkar previously alleged that the case against Badal Choudhury was baseless and framed for ‘political conspiracy’. The Opposition walked out of the last Assembly session on January 17 on the issue alleging political bias of the ruling BJP-IPFT coalition.

Tripura: Manik Sarkar demands judicial probe in custodial death of ATM fraud suspect

January 13, 2020 9:12 pm

While human rights activists and political parties blamed custodial torture for the death, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb yesterday said he has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of the ATM fraud suspect.

Manik Sarkar writes to Tripura police chief, seeks help to end attacks on opposition workers

December 28, 2019 10:42 pm

Claiming that the law and order has broken down in the BJP-ruled Tripura, Sarkar questioned the "tacit indulgence" of a section of police officers with the attackers.

Tripura Assembly witnesses uproar, opposition CPI(M) stages walkout over law and order situation

August 30, 2019 5:03 pm

The opposition also protested against a proposal to introduce the Essential Services Maintenance Bill (ESMA), 1968, which provides for a designated police officer to arrest a person continuing to participate in service disruption activities without a warrant.

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

May 30, 2019 3:44 pm

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

April 29, 2019 10:06 pm

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.

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

April 09, 2019 10:09 pm

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

March 29, 2019 3:15 pm

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

January 29, 2019 9:11 pm

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

January 14, 2019 2:33 pm

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.


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

February 18, 2018 7:54 pm

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.