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Tripura election results prove there is no alternative to BJP in India: Vasundhara Raje

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.

Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura CM

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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Tripura Election Results 2018: Saffron splash in Northeast wipes out Red

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.

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Tripura elections: MLAs who crossed over to BJP win big

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.

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On victory, BJP ally in Tripura says separate state issue ‘legitimate’

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.

Biplab Deb: In two years, from greenhorn in Tripura to CM frontrunner

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.

Tripura election results 2018: Left Front’s worst poll-show in state

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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Tripura Elections: PM Modi’s policies, Amit Shah’s poll strategy led to win, says Yogi Adityanath

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.

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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

Ready to be CM, but BJP Parliamentary Board will take final call, 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.

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Tripura election results: Journey from ‘shunya’ to ‘shikhar’ made possible due to development agenda, says PM Modi

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.

Tripura election results 2018: Full list of winners

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.

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Rahul Gandhi a student of nursery if Amit Shah is in PG class of politics: Himanta Biswa Sarma

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.

Biplab Deb: The man who could be BJP's CM candidate in Tripura

Who is Biplab Deb? The man who could be BJP’s CM candidate in Tripura

March 4, 2018 8:25:05 am

Tripura election results 2018: Officially, the BJP did not declare any chief-ministerial candidate during its campaigning, but the fact that Biplab Deb would succeed Manik Sarkar as CM was a foregone conclusion with his image smiling down from every poll banner across the state.

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Who will be Chief Minister of Tripura? BJP top body to decide today

March 3, 2018 3:09:23 pm

Tripura Assembly Election Results 2018: The BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) seem all set to form the government and there is much talk among the local party unit that 48-year-old state president Biplab Deb could take charge

Tripura assembly elections 2018: BJP headed for a historic win with tribal votes, celebrations begin

Tripura assembly elections 2018: BJP headed for historic win with tribal votes; celebrations begin

March 3, 2018 1:21:13 pm

Tripura assembly elections 2018: The hotly contested election is veering towards a clear win for the BJP with unusually high vote margins. Previous battles in the state between the CPM and the Congress have seen victories with thin margins.

Tripura election 2018 results: Himanta Biswa Sarma says BJP will win 45 seats

March 3, 2018 1:13:09 pm

Tripura election 2018 results: "People were fed up with the Manik Sarkar government which has been ruling the state for more than two decades and wanted to get rid of the CPI-M rule," said Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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Tripura Election Results 2018 highlights: BJP-IPFT alliance drubs Left, PM says democracy has won in state

March 4, 2018 6:00:27 pm

Here are the highlights on Tripura Assembly Election Results 2018: The saffron party inflicted a humiliating defeat on the Left Front which had never faced such a situation even when it had lost power in 1988 to the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samity combine.

Red Or Saffron: Winner of Tripura’s Battle Of Ideology Today

Red or Saffron: Winner of Tripura’s battle of ideology today

March 3, 2018 8:51:07 am

Considered the first true test for the Left Front government of 25 years in the state — 20 of which saw Chief Minister Manik Sarkar at the helm — this assembly election was more than just about ideology.

Tripura Election Results 2018: All you need to know

March 3, 2018 7:38:19 am

Tripura Election Results 2018: All you need to know: Propelled by the Congress whose seven MLAs defected to the BJP in the run-up to the elections, it has emerged as the main challenger for the Left.

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Over 90 per cent votes cast in Tripura re-poll

February 26, 2018 9:49:48 pm

The CPI(M) had earlier raised questions on the neutrality of the state election department, claiming that re-polling was ordered only in those constituencies where the ruling Left Front had clear winning prospects.

Tripura Assembly elections: EC orders repolling in six booths, CPI(M) fumes

February 23, 2018 8:35:01 pm

The EC ordered repolling in one polling booth of six Assembly constituencies including Dhanpur which is the home turf of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar since 1998.

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Tripura Assembly elections: 89.8 per cent voter turnout recorded, says EC

February 19, 2018 9:47:15 pm

Tripura: Polling continued till 12-30 am last night in many booths and so, the final polling percentage was not available on Sunday, state Chief Electoral Officer Sriram Taranikanti told reporters in Agartala.

Tripura Assembly elections: 78 per cent voter turnout, BJP hopes to make inroads in red bastion for 25 years

February 19, 2018 6:49:21 am

The voter turnout was 78.5 per cent. Additional Chief Electoral Officer Tapas Ray said there were problems with EVMs and VVPATs in a number of polling booths.

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Tripura elections: Chorus among first-time voters, say want change

February 19, 2018 6:50:41 am

Moumita Gupta, an SFI activist, said, "This time the BJP should form the government. It’s not because the Left hasn’t given us anything or that they haven’t done their job. It’s just that I feel that Tripura is being left way behind."