Tripura Assembly

  • CPM manipulated EVMs in Tripura Assembly polls: Cong April 5, 2013

    Agartala: Opposition Congress in Tripura on Thursday claimed that people's verdict was not reflected in the result of the February 14 Assembly elections as the ruling CPM had manipulated the EVMs. "It is not the people's verdict because the CPM managed to manipulate the EVMs during the elections with the help...
  • Congress to move court against post-poll violence in Tripura March 3, 2013

    Agartala: The Congress on Saturday threatened to move court and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against alleged attacks on party workers by CPM activists after the Tripura polls. "We will report to Congress president Sonia Gandhi about the atrocities on party workers by the CPM. The party will move to...
  • Tripura polls: Counting of votes amid tight security today February 28, 2013

    Agartala: Counting of votes for the 60 Assembly seats in Tripura would be held on Thursday amid tight security. "The counting will be held in 17 venues in eight districts of the state with three-tier security layers created in each counting hall," Chief electoral officer Ashutosh Jindal said. Elections were held...
  • Tripura: Repolling in one booth on Monday February 17, 2013

    Agartala: Repolling will be held in a polling station at KakrabonSalgarah constituency in Gomati district on Monday. The Election Commission ordered repolling at 36 number polling station of the constituency as the EVM did not function properly on the day of February 14 Assembly elections in Tripura, Sources in Chief Electoral...
  • Left Front will come back to power in Tripura with a huge margin: Jayanta Bhattacharya February 15, 2013

    PTI's Agartala bureau chief Jayanta Bhattacharya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the possible outcome of the Tripura polls. Q. Who do you think will come up trumps and why? Asked by: Abhishek A. I think Left Front will come back to power in Tripura with huge margin. The reason: Credit...
  • Tripura records highest voter turnout in the country at 93 pc: EC February 14, 2013

    Agartala/New Delhi: Tripura on Thursday set a new record for the country's highestever voter turnout with 93 per cent polling in the Assembly elections which was by and large peaceful. The Left Front is hoping to return for a record fifth straight time in the elections to the 60member Assembly...
  • Tripura Assembly elections: Will the Left retain power? February 13, 2013

    Key to the Left's success in Tripura is Manik Sarkar, arguably India's poorest Chief Minister. ...
  • Tripura polls: Oust antipeople LF govt, Rahul urges voters February 12, 2013

    Agartala: Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged central funds to Tripura for development are being diverted to the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist)'s party fund. "The Centre sent huge amount of money for the state's development but it is diverted to CPIM party funds. The fund for development,...
  • Tripura polls: Will it be a 4th term for the Left govt? February 11, 2013

    Agartala: Leading the Left government since 1998, Manik Sarkar is eyeing a fourth successive victory in pollbound Tripura. He is also possibly India 's poorest chief minister. His declared assets mention an inherited property worth Rs 2.5 lakh and less than Rs 10,000 in a bank. "Manik Sarkar is like...
  • Tripura Assembly polls: 251 candidates in fray February 1, 2013

    Agartala: A total of 251 candidates, including representatives of 16 political parties and independents, will contest the February 14 elections for the 60member Tripura Assembly, officials said on Friday. Of the 251 contenders, 14 are women and 25 are independents. In the last Assembly elections in 2008, 313 candidates, including...
  • Tripura assembly elections' campaign picks up pace January 31, 2013

    Agartala: With the Tripura Assembly polls hardly a fortnight away, both the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are holding a series of meetings to woo the voters. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, the star campaigner for the LF, has already addressed 25 poll meetings since the announcement of the polls,...
  • Tripura polls: Over 23 lakh to vote on February 14 January 12, 2013

    Agartala: Over 23 lakh voters, nearly half of whom are women will exercise their franchise in the February 14 elections to the 60member assembly in Tripura, official sources said on Saturday. Publishing the final voters' list, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Asutosh Jindal said that of the 23,52,505 voters, 11,64,656 were...
  • EC gears up for Tripura Assembly polls November 29, 2012

    Agartala: The Election Commission is gearing up to hold elections to the 60member Tripura Assembly, as its term is set to expire on March 16. Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi on Wednesday held an all party meeting at the civil secretariat here which was attended by the ruling CPM, opposition...
  • Wife, paramour kill Tripura Assembly Speaker's brother December 29, 2009

    Agartala: The wife of Tripura Assembly Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath's brother and her paramour have been arrested for killing the woman's husband, police said in Agartala on Tuesday. "Tripura Assembly Speaker's brother Sushil Debnath, 46, was murdered by his wife and her lover, a police constable, Saturday at Kumarghat in northern...
  • For Tripura kids, polls mean language changes February 21, 2008

    Khumlung, Tripura: Campaigning in Tripura will end on Wednesday for the Assembly polls on February 23. For the state, one of the major issues is the status of Kokborok the native language of Tripuras ethnic population and the medium of instruction for its students. Political parties have now...