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Manik Sarkar


Tripura: One held over ‘attack’ on ex-Minister Sudip Roy Barman’s driver & security guard; Oppn cries foul

May 02, 2022 10:09 am

The Congress party termed the incident a premeditated attack on Roy Barman’s life and filed a case at the West Agartala Police Station.

Border standoff: No allegation anywhere that China occupied foreign soil, says Manik Sarkar

April 03, 2022 7:06 pm

The former chief minister’s comments came a month after Beijing blamed New Delhi for the dragging border standoff in Ladakh.

'Minorities not safe', Manik Sarkar reacts to BJP MLA's 'shut madrasas' remark

March 25, 2022 2:36 am

Two days ago, BJP MLA Shambhulal Chakma reportedly said that government-run madrasas should be shut down as “such religious educational institutions produce terrorists and not doctors or engineers”

Tripura CPM leader Manik Sarkar attacks Centre for rejecting Bengal’s R-Day tableau

January 23, 2022 10:02 pm

Manik Sarkar said the Centre not only rejected Bengal’s tableau but also those of Opposition-ruled states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu. “It seems that the states do not have any rights, powers or freedom. The federal system has almost become non-existent,” he said.

Bring back Tripura State Rifles jawans on long-term duty in other states: Sarkar

January 13, 2022 10:04 pm

🔴 BJP spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharya said the concerns raised by the Opposition leader, who was the chief minister for four terms till 2018, were misplaced.

Manik Sarkar on PM's Tripura 'double-engine govt' claim: 'Punctured, fallen face down'

January 05, 2022 8:54 pm

Rejecting Modi’s claims of having accelerated development in railways, internet and other connectivity avenues, Sarkar said that broad-gauge train services had reached Tripura because of the prolonged demands of the state’s people and Left organisations.

Tripura civic body polls conducted fraudulently, elections reduced to mockery: Manik Sarkar

November 30, 2021 9:17 pm

He added that half of the results were forged and claimed not even half of the voters who were shown to have cast their votes could actually make it to the booths.

The Constitution is no longer working in Tripura, says former CM Manik Sarkar

September 21, 2021 5:35 pm

In an interview with, Sarkar said he feels the common people have become detached from the BJP due to a whole range of unfulfilled promises made by the party ahead of the 2018 polls. He also ruled out alliances with TMC, Congress or any other party.

‘BJP claimed double-engine govt, now has made a volte-face’: CPI(M) leader Manik Sarkar

September 15, 2021 7:02 am

Former chief minister and senior CPI(M) leader Manik Sarkar tells The Indian Express that attacks are taking place on CPI(M) workers since the party is regaining ground, and that Trinamool may still be at a nascent stage in the state.

Tripura: 4 arrested for clashes between BJP, CPI(M) workers ahead of Manik Sarkar’s rally

September 07, 2021 9:39 pm

CPI(M) in a press statement Tuesday evening said three of the arrested are its party workers and were arrested “illegally”.


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.