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From a force to reckon with, Trinamool struggles in Tripura

From a force to reckon with, Trinamool struggles in Tripura

With all eyes set on the fight between the CPI(M)-led Left Front and the BJP in Tripura, the Trinamool Congress, once an emerging force to reckon with in the north eastern state, is now struggling

Feb 12, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
BJP claims party candidate injured in attack in Tripura

BJP claims party candidate injured in attack in Tripura

  A BJP youth leader along with 9 party workers were attacked by CPI(M) supporters with sticks and bombs at Ranirbazar, about 12 km from here, the saffron party alleged today.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness:  Nitin Gadkari

Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said the people of Tripura were to be blamed for the state's "backwardness" as they did not vote for a change in the last 25 years.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:21 PM IST
Italy, Argentina and Sweden to vote in Meghalaya Election 2018

Italy, Argentina and Sweden to vote in Meghalaya Election 2018

Sisters Promiseland and Holyland Dkhar and their namesake neighbour Jerusalem Khiewtam will also participate in the adult franchise.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

  A total of 3,400 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and 77 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have arrived in poll-bound Nagaland, an election official said on

Feb 12, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

The office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has launched a poster campaign in poll-bound Nagaland, encouraging electorates to grab the opportunity to wisely choose their representatives for the 13th

Feb 12, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Congress to back secular candidates where it's not contesting

Congress to back secular candidates where it's not contesting

Aiming at stopping the BJP and its alliance partner from "compromising the way of life of the people of Nagaland", the Congress has said it would support secular party candidates in seats where it

Feb 12, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Amit Shah hits out at Manik Sarkar-led Tripura govt, says BJP will win polls

Amit Shah hits out at Manik Sarkar-led Tripura govt, says BJP will win polls

Ahead of the state Assembly elections to be held next Sunday, the ruling party chief is on a two-day visit to the northeast state of Tripura.

Feb 12, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah

Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asked the people to oust Tripura's 'Lal bhai' government.

Feb 12, 2018, 00:58 AM IST
Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Gadkari

Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the people of Tripura were to be blamed for the state's "backwardness" as they did not vote for a change in the last 25 years.

Feb 12, 2018, 00:32 AM IST
Tripura Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley releases BJP's 'Vision Document'

Tripura Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley releases BJP's 'Vision Document'

Ahead of the Assembly polls, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday released the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'Vision Document' for Tripura.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:57 PM IST
Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday labelled Tripura Muslims as patriots since they did not go to Pakistan after the Independence.

Feb 10, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland: Minister

BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland: Minister

  Nagaland Home Minister Kuzholuzo Nienu on Friday exuded confidence that his Naga People's Front (NPF) will retain power in Nagaland by securing more than 30 seats in the February 27 elections while

Feb 10, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress government in Meghalaya

BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress government in Meghalaya

The BJP on Thursday released a 38-point "chargesheet" against the ruling Congress government in poll-bound Meghalaya.

Feb 09, 2018, 00:56 AM IST
Communists have subjected people of Tripura to slavery: PM Modi

Communists have subjected people of Tripura to slavery: PM Modi

Prime Minister on Thursday accused the Left Front government in Tripura of subjecting people to "slavery".

Feb 09, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Modi targets 'magician' Manik Sarkar in Tripura rally, says 'his dark era will go soon'

Modi targets 'magician' Manik Sarkar in Tripura rally, says 'his dark era will go soon'

Ahead of state Assembly elections, the Prime Minister addressed a public rally in the northeast state of Tripura which is going to polls in a single phase on February 18.

Feb 08, 2018, 14:30 PM IST
Assembly elections: Nagaland CM among 253 candidates file poll nominations

Assembly elections: Nagaland CM among 253 candidates file poll nominations

253 candidates filed their poll papers for the February 27 Assembly elections in Nagaland.

Feb 08, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
First batch of contestants files nomination in Nagaland on penultimate day

First batch of contestants files nomination in Nagaland on penultimate day

The filing of nominations for the 60-member Nagaland House had started on January 31, but all the political parties in the north-eastern state kept away till Tuesday.

Feb 07, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
Tripura Assembly polls: Ram Madhav hits out at CM Manik Sarkar, says 'he runs a corrupt govt'

Tripura Assembly polls: Ram Madhav hits out at CM Manik Sarkar, says 'he runs a corrupt govt'

BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday hit out at Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar saying that he runs a corrupt government and his job should be taken away.

Feb 04, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
297 candidates in fray for Tripura Assembly polls

297 candidates in fray for Tripura Assembly polls

Some 297 candidates are in the fray for the February 18 Tripura Assembly polls.

Feb 04, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

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