Manik Sarkar

High alert in Tripura after tribal party goes on rampage

Since Tuesday, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been promulgated in more than 10 places of west Tripura and Khowai districts, including violence-hit Mandai, 35 km north of here.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Manik Sarkar Left Front chief ministerial candidate in next assembly polls

Manik Sarkar Left Front chief ministerial candidate in next assembly polls

The state assembly elections are scheduled to be held in February next year.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Death threat to Tripura CM Manik Sarkar

Death threat to Tripura CM Manik Sarkar

An unidentified person has issued a death threat to Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, police said on Friday.

Aug 18, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
BJP workers put up Ghreao outside Tripura CM's residence to protest against indefinite blockade

BJP workers put up Ghreao outside Tripura CM's residence to protest against indefinite blockade

All his work is being done in his house but the 38.5 lakh ppl in Tripura are suffering

Jul 18, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Tripura blockade: BJP workers gherao CM Manik Sarkar's residence

The blockade to press for a separate state by carving out the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) area entered ninth day today.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Tripura worse than Bihar on women safety: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam's Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was in Agartala on Thursday and Friday to streamline the Bharatiya Janata Party's strategy for next year's Assembly Elections.

Jun 24, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Tripura to raise number of women police personnel

The Tripura government has already set up seven all-women police stations, and four more such police stations would be set up soon.

May 11, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

BJP to take on Left Front in Tripura, Amit Shah to visit state

BJP president Amit Shah will be in Tripura on a two-day visit to address a brain storming session of party workers on the political roadmap aimed at ousting the Left Front from power in the state.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Opposition asks Tripura CM Manik Sarkar to resign over teachers losing jobs

Tripura opposition parties on Thursday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar after the apex court upheld the High Court's order to terminate the jobs of 10,323 government teachers.

Mar 30, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
After Arunachal, Manipur, BJP eyes Tripura; Here's the northeast game plan

After Arunachal, Manipur, BJP eyes Tripura; Here's the northeast game plan

Having managed to oust Congress and other regional parties and forming governments in Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, the BJP has now set its sight on CPM-stronghold Tripura.

Mar 24, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Tripura CM Manik Sarkar meets Rajnath Singh, discusses Indo-Bangladesh border

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar meets Rajnath Singh, discusses Indo-Bangladesh border

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him various issues concerning the state.

Jan 18, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

TMC burn effigies of Tripura CM, Sharif, says both are anti-India

The Tripura Trinamool Congress burnt effigies of Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the weekend, saying both were anti-Indian.

Sep 26, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

TMC, Congress walkout in Tripura Assembly

 Trinamool Congress and Congress MLAs today staged a noisy walkout from the Tripura Assembly separately on different issues today. TMC members walked out when Speaker Ramendra Debnath refused to admit an adjournment over Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's alleged anti-national remarks.

Sep 23, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar appeals to people to maintain peace, harmony

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today said the clashes between activists of Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) and the locals here on Tuesday was provocative and appealed to all sections of the society to maintain peace and communal harmony in the state.

Aug 25, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee urges people to elect 'Ma-Mati-Manush' govt in Tripura

Mamata Banerjee urges people to elect 'Ma-Mati-Manush' govt in Tripura

Mamata Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said entire Bengal would jump to Tripura to oust the Left Front from power.

Aug 09, 2016, 17:27 PM IST

Indian History gives way to Marx, Hitler in Tripura textbooks

The only national icon that figures in the history book of Class 9 students in Tripura is Mahatma Gandhi, not for his contribution to India`s freedom movement but for his views on cricket.

May 27, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
Do you know Mahatma Gandhi's views on cricket? Read Tripura school textbook

Do you know Mahatma Gandhi's views on cricket? Read Tripura school textbook

The book also has pages devoted to Nazism and the rise of Adolf Hitler.

May 24, 2016, 13:24 PM IST
Tripura Chief Minister to campaign in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Tripura Chief Minister to campaign in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

A CPI-M leader said Manik Sarkar would address eight election rallies in Tamil Nadu and nine in Kerala during his eight-day tour to the two states.

May 05, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

Tripura government's sops to set up industrial units

 Tripura is offering sops, including increase of capital investment subsidy from 30 percent to 35 percent, to promote industries based on raw material available in the state.

Apr 27, 2016, 12:32 PM IST
Assam youths want a leader like Arvind Kejriwal or Manik Sarkar​ as their CM

Assam youths want a leader like Arvind Kejriwal or Manik Sarkar​ as their CM

The students here are yearning for a change and wants a Chief Minister like Manik Sarkar of next door neighbour Tripura and Arvind Kejriwal of faraway Delhi, who will work for overall development of the state and welfare of all religions in Assam.

Apr 02, 2016, 11:21 AM IST