Tripura

  • West Bengal: Tripura State Rifles personnel deployed in LS polls 16-04-2014 05:37 PM

    Agartala: The Tripura State Rifles (TSR) personnel have been deployed on election duty in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal where elections would be held on Thursday, sources in the state police said on Wednesday. TSR personnel from the 5th, 9th and 12th battalion had been deployed during the...
  • LS polls: Tripura registers 85 pc voter turnout 13-04-2014 05:45 PM

    Agartala: A staggering 85 per cent of the electorate voted in Tripura in the two-phase Lok Sabha election, officials said on Sunday. This is the highest voter turnout in any state so far in the ongoing parliamentary election. In 2009, the voter turnout was 84.45 per cent and 67.39 per...
  • LS polls: 81.08 per cent polling recorded in Tripura 12-04-2014 07:56 AM

    Agartala: High voter turnout was witnessed in one Lok Sabha constituency of Tripura with 81.08 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. Over 56.35 per cent voters cast their votes till noon in East Tripura (ST) Lok Sabha constituency, election officials said here. Nine EVMs malfunctioned in the early hours...
  • LS polls: Voting on for 7 seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa 12-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting is taking place on Saturday in seven Lok Sabha constituencies where the fate of 3 seats in Assam, 2 in Goa, 1 in Sikkim and 1 in Tripura will be sealed. Voting for the 32-member Sikkim Assembly is also taking place simultaneously. Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous district...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi files his nomination from Amethi 12-04-2014 07:05 AM

    Follow all the live updates on the Lok Sabha election here. Today is the fourth phase of polls and voting is on in seven seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa. In Sikkim, polling is underway to elect the 32-member Assembly. ...
  • LS polls: High voter turnout in phase 4 in Goa, Assam, Tripura and Sikkim 12-04-2014 12:02 AM

    In phase 4 the Lok Sabha polls on Saturday, 75 per cent polling has been recorded in 2 seats in Goa, 75 per cent in 3 seats in Assam, 81.8 per cent for 1 seat in Tripura. In Sikkim, 76 per cent has been recorded for 1 one Lok Sabha...
  • LS polls: Multi-cornered contest in Tripura East (ST) seat in last leg 11-04-2014 09:59 PM

    Agartala: Tripura goes to poll on Saturday to elect its second representative to the Lok Sabha from the Tripura East (ST) constituency, for which all arrangement is complete. A multi-cornered contest will take place in the constituency among the CPI(M), Congress, Trinamool Congress and BJP. There are 12 candidates in...
  • India's internal refugees: Whose voters are they anyway? 08-04-2014 03:59 PM

    Within an electorate as vast as India's, certain categories might get overlooked within bigger, more 'newsworthy' statistics. But when they are internal refugees uprooted by civil unrest and denied basic amenities, denying them the right to vote makes a mockery of our democratic institutions. The current Lok Sabha elections are...
  • EC defers Mizoram election to April 11 over Bru voters issue 08-04-2014 11:30 AM

    Aizawl: The Election Commission has deferred the election dates for Mizoram to April 11 from April 9. This came after a 72-hour statewide bandh was called against the exercise of franchise by Bru voters lodged in Tripura camps through postal ballots. Polling will be held in Mizoram on April 11...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • LS polls fisrt phase: High voters turnout in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:10 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam while 84 per cent of the 1.2 million electorate on Monday cast their ballot in Tripura. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir 07-04-2014 07:35 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • LS polls first phase: 72.5 per cent voting in Assam, 84 in Tripura 07-04-2014 06:31 PM

    Guwahati: An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. Election office sources said that the exact percentage would be available at night...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 84 per cent voters cast ballot in Tripura 07-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Tripura: 84 per cent of the 1.2 million electorate on Monday cast their ballot as polling was held in one of the two Lok Sabha constituencies in the Left-ruled Tripura, an official said. No untoward incident was reported as balloting took place in West Tripura constituency, police and election officials...
  • LS polls: 74 per cent votes cast in Tripura till 3 pm 07-04-2014 04:58 PM

    About 74 per cent of the electorate cast their votes peacefully till 3:00 pm in the Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency in the first phase of polling in the Left Front ruled state. "Approximately 74 per cent voters cast their votes till 3 pm. The election remained completely incident free...
  • LS fourth phase: 12 pc candidates with criminal records, 20 crorepati 07-04-2014 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 74 candidates who are contesting in the Phase 4 of Lok Sabha 2014 Elections. Seven Lok Sabha seats in four states are voting on April 12 and 74 candidates are in...
  • LS elections: Voter turnout high in Assam and Tripura till 4 pm 07-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Guwahati/Agartala: Update: 4 pm: Assam registers 64 per cent polling till 4 pm. Polling is officially over in most centres but it is still on in places where long queues were registered. 3 pm: Till 3 pm, 60 per cent voting in Assam and 74 per cent voter turnout in...
  • Watch: 2014 Lok Sabha elections begin, voting on in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Voting is on in Assam and Tripura as the first of the 9-phase 2014 Lok Sabha election began on Monday. The fate of 51 candidates from 5 constituencies in Assam will be decided while 13 candidates will contest in the multi-cornered fight in Tripura. More than 235 security companies have...
  • 41 per cent votes cast in Tripura till noon 07-04-2014 08:29 AM

    Agartala: About 41 per cent votes were cast till noon in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency, where polling began at 7 am on Monday. Of the two constituencies - Tripura West and Tripura East (ST), election is being held in Tripura West constituency on Monday where about 41 per cent...
  • 2014 LS polls live blog: Congress's slogan is 'Mar Jawan, Mar Kisan', says Modi 07-04-2014 07:47 AM

    Follow all the updates on the Lok Sabha electionss here. Today is the first phase of the polls and voting is on for six seats of Assam and Tripura. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections begin with voting in 6 seats of Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: An hour after the sun rose over India on April 7, the world's largest democratic exercise has begun at 6 Lok Sabha seats in two Northeastern states. Voters in 5 Parliamentary seats in Assam and 1 in Tripura are exercising their democratic rights to elect members for the...
  • Assam beat Tripura, keep hopes alive in Syed Mustaq Ali Twenty20 03-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Kolkata: A four-wicket haul by pacer Abu Nechim Ahmed and half-century by Sibsankar Roy kept Assam in hunt for a berth in the main round as they downed Tripura by 11 runs in the East Zone league for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament played on Thursday. In pursuit...
  • Tripura skipper's half century goes waste vs Jharkhand 02-04-2014 04:26 PM

    Kolkata: Tripura skipper Yogesh Takawale's valiant half century went in vain as Jharkhand scraped to an 11-run victory to begin their East Zone league campaign for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament with a win at the Eden Gardens today. Chasing 139, Tripura, who had lost to Odisha in their...
  • Odisha beat Tripura by six wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 01-04-2014 04:47 PM

    Kolkata: Odisha put up an all-round show to post a comfortable six-wicket win over Tripura in a low-scoring affair in the East Zone league match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament at JU second campus ground in Salt Lake on Tuesday. Odisha off spinner Jayanta Behera claimed three...
  • In-form Bengal favourites in T20 East Zone 31-03-2014 12:58 PM

    Kolkata: Former champions Bengal will take on Assam, while Odisha will face Tripura to begin the East Zone leg of the T20 tournament for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, on Tuesday. Last season's East Zone leg champions Odisha will have the opportunity to make amends for their pathetic domestic season...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Tripura votes on April 7 and 12 05-03-2014 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Tripura will vote for Lok Sabha elections in two phases. The polling dates are April 7 and 12. ...
  • Modi calls Third Front constituents 'migratory birds' 22-02-2014 06:30 PM

    Agartala: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's angst regarding an upcoming non-Congress, non-BJP force once again came to the fore as he called the constituents of Third Front, 'migratory birds'. Modi who has in the past too taken potshots at the Third Front, said during a rally in Tripura on...
  • CPM decides to contest LS seats in various states 22-01-2014 07:43 PM

    Top CPM leadership has decided to contest a number of seats in various states in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, though a final decision would be taken in March. The Politburo of the party, which met in New Delhi for two days, "approved" the seats to be contested in a...