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Tripura Assembly election 2018

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

Amit Shah takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi: I received a message on WhatsApp that elections are being held in Italy

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the Assembly election results in three Northeast states.

Mar 03, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

BJP-led NDA’s wave in Tripura sends Congress into oblivion

The entire Congress vote share seems to have shifted to the BJP which garnered 42.8% of votes in 2018 elections, up from a meagre 1.54% in the 2013 polls.

Mar 03, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

BJP used massive money power to influence Tripura elections: CPM

The BJP who looks poised to form the government in the state stormed to power in alliance with the tribal-based IPFT outfit.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

Historic victory in Tripura is an ideological one, it's a win for democracy over brute force, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called the 'historic victory' in Tripura an ideological win and said that democracy had won over brute force.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

Amit Shah thanks Tripura voters, calls BJP's win a victory of PM Modi's development politics

The BJP on Saturday to stormed to power in Tripura in alliance with the tribal-based IPFT outfit.

Mar 03, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Parrikar congratulates Modi, Shah for Tripura win

Goa CM on Saturday congratulated PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for the party`s victory in Tripura.

Mar 03, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Tripura CM has 3 places to go - Bengal, Kerala, Bangladesh: Himanta

The 69-year-old chief minister has governed Tripura since 1998.

Mar 03, 2018, 14:05 PM 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

Tripura Assembly Election Results 2018: Contenders for next Chief Minister of Tripura

Here are the top contenders of CM's post in Tripura: 

Mar 03, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: BJP to decide on next CM at parliamentary board meeting today

The BJP entered an alliance with tribal political outfit Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) while the Congress went solo.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

BJP par board to meet for deciding Tripura CM: Ram Madhav

The majority mark in the 60 member Assembly was 31.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

BJP credits Tripura results to PM, people's desire for change

Elections in 59 seats, out of the 60-member Tripura Assembly, were held on February 18.

Mar 03, 2018, 12:45 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections results 2018: BJP demolishes Left Front bastion in Tripura, ‘Chalo Paltai’ works; Manik Sarkar loses power

The 25-year-old anti-incumbency also proved to be too much for the Left Front which failed to put forward a younger leadership and put its faith on 69-year-old Manik Sarkar.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Important day in Indian politics, BJP’s win in Tripura historic: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday welcomed the results of Assembly elections in Tripura.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

Assembly elections 2018: BJP looks set to win Tripura, big gains in Nagaland and Meghalaya

All the three states have 60 assembly seats and any party or alliance needs 31 to form a government.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:14 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-IPFT combine set to end 25-year Left rule in Tripura

The Left Front had tasted defeat in 1988 Assembly polls at the hands of the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samity combine.

Mar 03, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

Counting of votes begins in Tripura

There are 59 counting halls, set up in 20 locations across the state. Counting will take place simultaneously for all the assembly constituencies.

Mar 03, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

Tripura assembly polls results 2018: BJP-IPFT set to form government, Manik Sarkar's charisma fails

Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's government is facing its toughest electoral challenge in the state. Sarkar is leading from Dhampur. In its bid to gain power in the state, the BJP allied with the tribal political outfit Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) while the Congress is going solo.

Mar 03, 2018, 08:31 AM IST