TRIPURA POLLS

  • 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: CPI(M) takes out victory procession in Assam February 28, 2013

    Guwahati: Jubilant over the ruling Left Fronts's victory in Tripura for the fifth straight term, the CPI(M) in Assam took out a victory procession through the main thoroughfares of Guwahati on Thursday. The processionists led by CPI(M) state unit leader Hamen Das and other party office bearers with banners and...
  • CPI(M) win in Tripura reflects re-emergence of Left: Yechury February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The return of the CPI(M)-led Left Front in Tripura and Forward Bloc wresting the Nalhati seat from Congress in West Bengal reflects "re-emergence" of the Left parties, senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Thursday. "We congratulate the people of Tripura to have given us two-thirds majority for...
  • CPI(M) wins Tripura Assembly elections for the fifth straight time February 28, 2013

    Agartala: The Left Front led by the CPI(M) came to power for a record fifth straight term defeating the Opposition Congress by a huge margin. The CPI(M) won 48 seats in the 60-seat Assembly. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar won the Dhanpur Assembly seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Shah Alam...
  • CPI(M) set to sweep Tripura Assembly polls February 28, 2013

    Agartala: 1:20 pm: The CPI(M) has won 23 seats and is leading in 25 others. The Congress has won four seats. 12:47 pm: The CPI(M) has won 17 seats in Tripura and is leading in 29 others. 12:06 pm: The CPI(M) has won eight seats and is leading in 39 others. 11:47...
  • Tripura polls: Both Left Front, Congress hope to win February 28, 2013

    Agartala: Both the ruling CPM led Left Front as well as the Congress-led opposition alliance were optimistic of forming the next government in Tripura as election officials prepared for counting of votes on Thursday. "As per the Election Commission directives, a three-tier security has been put in place around the...
  • 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 polls: 2 CPM workers injured in clashes with Cong workers February 13, 2013

    Agartala: Less than a day to go for the Assembly elections in Tripura, two CPM workers have been hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries during clashes with Congress workers. A few campaign vehicles were also damaged. Reports also said that Congress supporters allegedly attacked Left cadres in Khayerpur on the outskirts...
  • 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 CM warned for violating model code of conduct February 6, 2013

    Agartala: The Election Commission has cautioned Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar over the misuse of official machinery for political reasons and violating the model code of conduct ahead of the February 14 polls, officials said here on February 6. Sarkar told reporters that he would not comment on the matter. "The...
  • Tripura youth Cong leader who was arrested with arms released January 29, 2013

    Agartala: In an embarrassment for the Congress ahead of the Tripura elections, youth party leader Sandeep Roy Barman was arrested with arms, Bangladeshi currency, and letterhead of the banned outfit, the National Liberation Front of Tripura. He is the brother of Tripura PCC chief Sudip Roy Barman. He was arrested...
  • 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...