Lenin statue razed in Tripura, leads to violence between BJP and CPM
March 7, 2018 8:21:31 am

The Union Home Ministry asked the Tripura Governor and DGP to ensure peace till a new government is installed. PM Narendra Modi is expected to visit Agartala on March 9, when Tripura BJP chief Biplab Deb will be sworn in as Chief Minister.

March 7, 2018 6:47:46 am

The BJP blames the violence on CPM workers “wearing BJP clothes... to destabilise normalcy”. The police, meanwhile, have imposed prohibitory orders under CrPC section 144 in Bishalgarh.

Lenin's statue was brought down at Belonia town
March 6, 2018 10:05:12 am

Tripura: At 2.30 pm Monday, 48 hours after the assembly election results were announced, celebrating BJP workers and supporters brought it down with the help of a JCB amid cries of “Bharat Mata ki jai’’.

BJP, CMP blame eachother for violence in Tripura
March 6, 2018 8:41:18 am

CPM state unit secretary Bijan Dhar said that according to information gathered until 4 pm on Monday, 514 workers and supporters of the party had been “physically attacked”.

Tripura elections: IPFT to support BJP govt from outside if not given 'respectable' position in new ministry
March 5, 2018 5:52:06 pm

Tripura assembly election results: Handing a crushing a defeat to the Manik Sarkar-led Left Front, the BJP and IPFT combine swept to power in the state winning 43 out of the 59 seats for which elections were held.

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March 5, 2018 8:52:04 am

The demand came even as Tripura BJP chief Biplab Deb, touted to be the next CM, took out a victory road show through his Assembly constituency, Banamalipur in Agartala, accompanied by his wife and thousands of supporters.

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March 5, 2018 4:37:22 am

A CPM MP from Tripura and one of the state’s most popular leaders, Jitendra Chaudhary, said, “There have been 200 cases of violence since last night as far as we know.”

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March 4, 2018 6:32:11 pm

The journey from zero to top in Tripura was not easy and party workers had to make sacrifices there, Vasundhara Raje said, adding that the political picture of the northeast had completely changed.

March 4, 2018 4:29:57 pm

The BJP-IPFT combine scripted history yesterday by winning the Tripura Assembly polls with a two-third majority, ending 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPI(M)-led Left Front in the northeastern state.

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March 4, 2018 7:00:06 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be seeking a second term next year if Lok Sabha elections are held on schedule, said the Tripura win was not an ordinary electoral victory.

Ready to be CM, says Biplab Deb
March 4, 2018 3:25:47 am

All the turncoats garnered more votes in these polls as against the 2013 election when they were with the Congress.

BJP supporters celebrate victory in Tripura
March 4, 2018 9:45:58 am

Apprehensive that the demand for a separate state would alienate the majority Bengali electorate in the state, the BJP had earlier made IPFT scuttle its demand.

March 4, 2018 9:39:58 am

Deb was made the state BJP president in 2016, and very soon he caught the imagination of the electorate with his oratorical skills and pleasing personality.

The polling in 19-Charilam (ST) Assembly seat was deferred to March 12 following the death of CPI (M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma due to cardiac arrest while campaigning on February 11.
March 3, 2018 10:25:20 pm

In 2018 election results, the BJP along with ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) has managed to win 43 seats in the 60-member House. The Left, meanwhile, is reduced to 18 seats.

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March 3, 2018 10:03:30 pm

"In Tripura, the party is moving towards a historic success by defeating the 25-year-old Left Government. It shows the faith of the people of the Northeast in the Union Government," Yogi Adityanath said.

Tripura poll results 'blow' to Left Front; Ultimately, BJP manipulated: CPI
March 3, 2018 7:55:25 pm

CPI general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy termed the poll outcome in Tripura, a Communist bastion, "bad" for the CPI(M)-led Left Front, which had been in power in the state for the last 25 years.

Ready to be CM, says Biplab Deb
March 3, 2018 6:02:00 pm

"The word development does not exist in the dictionary of the CPI-M. Our government will provide good governance and time-bound implementation of all developmental works," Manik Sarkar said.

PM Modi pitches for river inter-linking
March 3, 2018 5:02:55 pm

Tripura election results 2018: Giving due credit to the party's development agenda for victory in the state, PM Narendra Modi said that this was possible due to a solid development agenda.

March 4, 2018 12:26:30 pm

Tripura election results 2018, full list of winners: The Congress, which over the years has played the second fiddle in the state and has been in power twice, has failed to open its account and its candidates are set to lose their deposits.

Tripura BJP upbeat as party puts Himanta Biswa Sarma in charge of state polls
March 3, 2018 3:49:06 pm

Himanta Sarma had earlier also criticised Rahul for his style of functioning alleging the Congress president was not a serious politician and "he was busy feeding his dog" when he wanted to discuss urgent issues of the state.