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Tripura Assembly Elections

Get your brain examined, visit temple for peace: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb's advise to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The newly-inducted Chief Minister further suggested that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief should visit temples for 'mental peace'.

Apr 26, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Watch: Lenin statue bulldozed in Tripura after Left’s poll debacle

A video released by news agency ANI shows the statue of Vladimir Lenin at Belonia College Square in a Tripura town being taken down by a bulldozer.

Mar 06, 2018, 08:28 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi breaks silence on Congress debacle in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, says ‘respect mandate’

Rahul Gandhi said the leadership was committed to strengthening Congress across northeast and winning back the trust of the people.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Watch: BJP MPs felicitate PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Parliament for Assembly polls victory

Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Ananth Kumar led the group of MPs to felicitate PM Modi and Amit Shah.

Mar 05, 2018, 11:11 AM 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

Reactions on 3 north east states' elections - Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya: Who said what

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally surged ahead of the Left Front in Tripura establishing a lead in 41 seats in the 59-seat elections. It is a close fight in Meghalaya with the Congress ahead in 20 seats and NPP is leading in 19 seats. In Nagaland, the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) was ahead in 28 constituencies while the BJP and its ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leading in 26 seats.

Mar 03, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

2018 elections: Counting day in Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya; BJP eyes major gains

Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura will get new Assemblies today after the election results are declared later in the day. Initial trends show a close contest between the Left Front and BJP-led alliance in Tripura. In Nagaland BJP and its allies have already taken a slender lead and in Meghalaya Congress and BJP are in a neck and neck fight.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:26 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Voting concludes peacefully, 78.5% overall turnout recorded

The polling of one constituency has, however, been rescheduled because of the demands of one candidate. The polling will be held on March 12.

Feb 18, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

Tripura Polls 2018: Over 25 lakh voters to decide fate of 292 candidates

As Tripura goes to vote on Sunday, all eyes are riveted on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Front. The voting will continue till 4 pm.

Feb 18, 2018, 06:36 AM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Yogi Adityanath joins BJP's poll campaign

With barely a week to go for Tripura Assembly polls 2018, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath landed in the state on Monday for a two-day visit. Adityanath will join party chief Amit Shah in BJP's poll campaign.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: BJP's vision document 'illegal', 'imaginary', says CPI(M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday termed BJP's vision document is “fotka” (imaginary) and “illegal”. 

Feb 12, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Tripura polls 2018: CPI (M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma, sitting MLA, dies a week before elections

With a week to go for Tripura Assembly elections 2018, CPI(M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma died of a cerebral stroke on February 11, 2018. 

Feb 12, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

Tripura Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley releases BJP's 'Vision Document'

Ahead of the Assembly polls, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday released the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'Vision Document' for Tripura.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:57 PM IST

297 candidates in fray for Tripura Assembly polls

Some 297 candidates are in the fray for the February 18 Tripura Assembly polls.

Feb 04, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

EC reviews preparations for February 2018 Tripura Assembly polls

The five-year terms of the assemblies in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura -- with 60 seats each -- will end on March 6, 13, and 14 respectively. 

Nov 28, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Ahead of assembly polls, Tripura militant outfit regrouping: Police

Ahead of the assembly elections, the banned militant outfit National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) is trying to regroup to create disturbances, a top state police official said here on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2013, 18:18 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2013, 00:22 AM IST

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.

Feb 17, 2013, 19:03 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2013, 16:39 PM IST