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Left Front stakes claim to form government in Tripura

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.

Congress to move court against post-poll violence in Tripura

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

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

Rahul appeals for direct relation between Delhi and Tripura

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Tripura Congress jolted as 32 leaders quit

Ahead of assembly elections in Tripura, the Congress received a jolt with 32 tribal leaders quitting Wednesday and fielding their own candidates.

Resentment in Tripura Cong over candidates list

Resentment is brewing within the opposition Congress in Tripura following the list of candidates announced by AICC for the February 14 Assembly elections in the state.

Feud over seat sharing rents Tripura`s Left Front

Wrangling over sharing of seats between ruling Left Front partners CPI-M and RSP in Tripura has come to the fore ahead of the assembly polls next year.

EC to issue photo voter slips in Tripura Assembly polls

Election Commission would issue voter slip with photos of the voter in election to the 60-member Tripura Assembly scheduled to be held in February to stop false voting, a top official said.