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Woman's skeleton found at Manik Sarkar's house, BJP wants septic tanks at ministers' quarters cleaned

A woman's skeleton was found in a septic tank at former Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar's house in 2005.

Mar 10, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

Newly-elected Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb assumes office, chairs cabinet meeting

On Friday, 48-year-old Deb took oath as the state's 10th Chief Minister.

Mar 10, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

PM Modi, BJP's old guard in full force as Biplab Deb takes charge in Tripura

"Don't think of me as your CM, take me as your son, your brother, your friend. I will strive to work for you and the state with complete dedication," said Biplab after the ceremony before going on his knees to seek PM Narendra Modi's blessings.

Mar 09, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

BJP invites Manik Sarkar for Biplab Deb's swearing-in; outgoing CM agrees to attend

The BJP-IPFT combine swept to power in Tripura on March 3, 2018, ending 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPI(M)-led Left Front.

Mar 08, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

Biplab Kumar Deb: From gym trainer and RSS volunteer to Tripura CM

BJP's Biplab Kumar Deb will take over from veteran CPM politician Manik Sarkar as Tripura's next CM. 

Mar 06, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Demise of Left will be a disaster for India, we can’t afford it: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh said though the Left and the Congress are rivals, it remains a fact that India cannot afford the demise of the Left.

Mar 05, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

Manik Sarkar resigns, to continue as caretaker CM in Tripura

Sarkar, however, will continue to be the caretaker Chief Minister until the new government sworn in.

Mar 04, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

BJP-IPFT storm leaves Tripura a fallen fortress for the Left

The Left is now dramatically more vulnerable. On the other hand, BJP says ally IPFT will be a part of the new government.

Mar 04, 2018, 00:16 AM IST

Manik Sarkar – the ‘poorest’ Chief Minister humbled by Narendra Modi’s mighty BJP

The biggest highlight of Sarkar’s tenure in Tripura is ending insurgency and bringing peace to the state.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Assembly election results will change political landscape of northeast: Kiren Rijiju

Counting of votes for Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland is underway. With the trends showing a decent performance by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies in Tripura and Nagaland, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that the results will “change the political landscape of northeast”.

Mar 03, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

Tripura Assembly election results: We are confident, Left’s lead will get bigger, says Brinda Karat

As trends from Tripura showed the Left Front leading in Assembly elections 2018, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat said that the party was confident of Manik Sarkar government retaining power in the northeastern state.

Mar 03, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

BJP set to win big in Tripura; consolidate its position in Nagaland, Meghalaya: Exit polls

According to the exit polls, the BJP will comfortably dethrone the Left Front government from power in Tripura.

Feb 27, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

Tripura polls: CM Manik Sarkar fights against resurgent BJP in Dhanpur

The Dhanpur constituency in Sipahijala district has emerged as one of the main battlefields in poll-bound Tripura.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:44 PM IST

BJP using 'terror collaborator' to oust Left government in Tripura: Manik Sarkar

Manik Sarkar has been Chief Minister of Tripura for the past 20 years.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: BJP conspiring to wipe Tripura off history, says CM Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday hit out at the alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indigenous People`s Front of Tripura (IPFT), saying that both the parties are conniving to wipe off the state from the history.

Feb 14, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

BJP conspiring to wipe off Tripura from history, says CM Manik Sarkar

He called the BJP-IPFT alliance 'unholy' and said that the party's election partner Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) demands for the separation of Tripura.

Feb 14, 2018, 01:05 AM IST

India has 35% CMs with criminal cases, 81% of total are crorepatis: ADR

In India, around 35 percent chief ministers have criminal cases against them, according to an ADR report. 

Feb 13, 2018, 00:38 AM IST

After PM Modi, Amit Shah heads to Tripura; roadshow, rallies on the card

In his two-day visit to poll-bound Tripura, Shah will address a total of five public rallies and carry out two road shows starting today.

Feb 11, 2018, 08:36 AM IST

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

In Pics: PM Narendra Modi addresses rallies in Tripura

PM Modi on Thursday accused the Left Front government in Tripura of subjecting people to 'slavery' and asked the voters to "throw it away".

Feb 09, 2018, 00:37 AM IST