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Congress candidate Ratan Chandra Das vs BJP's Mimi Majumder in Tripura's Badharghat (SC) Assembly bye-election

Congress candidate Ratan Chandra Das vs BJP's Mimi Majumder in Tripura's Badharghat (SC) Assembly bye-election

The by-election to Badharghat was necessitated following the death of sitting BJP legislator Dilip Sarkar. A former five-time Congress legislator, Sarkar, who joined BJP in 2017 along with seven

Sep 19, 2019, 22:19 PM IST
Tripura: 88 NLFT militants surrender, will join mainstream

Tripura: 88 NLFT militants surrender, will join mainstream

The surrender comes days after the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Tripura government signed a Memorandum of Settlement with the banned insurgency group. 

Aug 13, 2019, 15:07 PM IST
PM Modi thanks people of Tripura for BJP's win in panchayat polls

PM Modi thanks people of Tripura for BJP's win in panchayat polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of Tripura for their unwavering faith in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which recently swept the three-tier panchayat elections, officials said

Aug 03, 2019, 14:44 PM IST
BJP supporter killed in Tripura

BJP supporter killed in Tripura

A supporter of the ruling BJP was killed in Tripura's West Tripura district, police said on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 22:18 PM IST
Houses damaged, power lines snapped, trees uprooted as Thunderstorm hits West Tripura

Houses damaged, power lines snapped, trees uprooted as Thunderstorm hits West Tripura

MeT officials said it was a nor'wester, typical to this time of the year, that had hit the city last night and such storms would continue till the arrival of the monsoon next month.

May 16, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
Fever outbreak keeps Tripura villagers from voting

Fever outbreak keeps Tripura villagers from voting

Election Commission had postponed polling in the Tripura (East) Lok Sabha seat from April 18 to April 23, saying the law and order situation there was not conducive for holding free and fair polls.

Apr 23, 2019, 06:19 AM IST
BJP claims NLFT campaigning in favour of Congress in Tripura

BJP claims NLFT campaigning in favour of Congress in Tripura

BJP has also filed a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard.

Apr 22, 2019, 07:48 AM IST
Polling in Tripura East deferred to April 23 due to law and order problem

Polling in Tripura East deferred to April 23 due to law and order problem

Citing reports of state chief electoral officer and special police observer, the poll panel said, "The law and order situation prevailing is not conducive to the holding of free and fair poll."

Apr 16, 2019, 23:39 PM IST
LS polls: Border sealed, security heightened as Tripura West gears up to vote

LS polls: Border sealed, security heightened as Tripura West gears up to vote

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, adequate security measures have been taken for a peaceful election in Tripura West parliamentary constituency, said a senior police official here.

Apr 10, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Tripura has over 26 lakh voters

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Tripura has over 26 lakh voters

Tripura will go to polls for Lok Sabha election 2019 in two phases. Polling will be held in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency in the first phase on April 11. Tripura East will go to poll in second

Apr 09, 2019, 14:51 PM IST
Congress lodges complaint against Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb, seeks his arrest

Congress lodges complaint against Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb, seeks his arrest

The office of the CEO has confirmed receiving the complaint against the chief minister.

Apr 07, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency

Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 election, Communist Party Of India (Marxist) Sankar Prasad Datta had won by a margin of 5,03,486 votes.

Mar 31, 2019, 18:22 PM IST
CPI-M, Congress urge conducive situation in Tripura

CPI-M, Congress urge conducive situation in Tripura

BJP spokesman Nabendu Bhattacharjee said "due to the mis-governance of the CPI-M in 25 years in Tripura, people are protesting against their leaders on their own. 

Mar 29, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Tripura CPI leader defects to JD(U)

Tripura CPI leader defects to JD(U)

Former Minister Manindra Riyan, who served as Minister for home (prisons) during the Left Front rule, claimed that he was inspired by the principles of JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to unveil projects, address rally in Tripura on February 9

PM Narendra Modi to unveil projects, address rally in Tripura on February 9

The PM is also scheduled to unveil a statue of Tripura's erstwhile ruler Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya here.

Feb 07, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
 2019 polls will be between Kauravas and Pandavas: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb

2019 polls will be between Kauravas and Pandavas: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb

Urging people to decide whether they want a 'majboot sarkar' (strong government) or a 'majboor sarkar' (helpless government) at the Centre post 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Jan 29, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Republic Day parade: Tripura bags best tableau award, J&K wins second prize

Republic Day parade: Tripura bags best tableau award, J&K wins second prize

A special prize was given to CPWD for the floral decoration in New Delhi.

Jan 28, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Wave in favour of PM Narendra Modi in northeast, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Wave in favour of PM Narendra Modi in northeast, says BJP chief Amit Shah

The BJP chief said that the party is confident of winning more than 21 seats in the northeast, as reported by news agency ANI.

Jan 05, 2019, 21:34 PM IST
Lava-like eruption creates panic in Tripura village; third such incident this year

Lava-like eruption creates panic in Tripura village; third such incident this year

Earlier in mid-April, at two spots, namely Baishnavpur and Ghagrabasti of Sunroom, lava-like liquid erupted along with fire and gas.

Dec 29, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

The decisions have been taken at a meeting of a high level committee, chaired Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Dec 17, 2018, 21:42 PM IST