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Left Front stakes claim to form government in Tripura

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 18:18

While the Congress managed to retain its 2008 tally of 10 seats, its ally, the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura drew a blank when the votes were counted Feb 28.

Tripura Assembly Elections 2013: Left retains its last bastion

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 13:49

Left Front have managed to retain the state of Tripura for a record fifth time in a row.

Congress to move court against post-poll violence in Tripura

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 00:22

Congress Saturday threatened to move the courts and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against alleged attacks on party workers by CPI-M activists after the Tripura polls.

Re-polling in one Tripura booth on Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 19:03

Re-polling will be held in a polling station at Kakrabon-Salgarah constituency in Gomati district on Monday.

Assembly polls: Battle lines drawn up in Tripura

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 11:14

Battle lines have been drawn up for Thursday’s polls to the 60-member Tripura Assembly where heavyweights CM Manik Sarkar, TPCC chief Sudip Ray Barman and head of INPT Bijay Hrankhwal are among 249 candidates in the fray.

Rahul appeals for direct relation between Delhi and Tripura

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 16:39

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged the people of Left-ruled Tripura to vote for the party in the February 14 Assembly polls.

Candidates find novel ways to woo voters in Tripura

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 16:09

Patriotic folk and modern songs, street plays, rhymes, poems and colourful decorations using small trees were the highlights in the run-up to the Feb 14 Assembly elections in Tripura.

Election Commission reprimands opposition Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 14:48

The Election Commission has cautioned the opposition Congress leader Birajit Sinha for making unfounded allegations against Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, sources in the office of Chief Electoral Officer said on Saturday.

Tripura polls: 16 crorepatis in fray

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 18:59

Sixteen of the total 249 candidates in fray for the February 14 Assembly elections in Tripura have property of over Rs 1 crore, according to an NGO.

Eight percent Tripura candidates face criminal charges: Report

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 12:52

The report said the number of women candidates is six percent (15) this time, out of the total 249 candidates -- in 2008, women comprised nine percent (31) of the total 313 candidates.

BJP claims to be decisive factor in 25 seats

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 18:12

Fielding 50 candidates for the 60-member Assembly elections in Tripura, the BJP on Saturday claimed that it would emerge as a decisive factor in at least 25 seats.

Poll expenses have doubled in five years in Tripura

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 12:36

The budget for the February 14 Assembly Elections in Tripura has more than doubled compared to the last polls in 2008, an official said on Saturday.