Tripura’s Royal Manikya Dynasty still holds charm for people!

Tripura’s Royal Manikya Dynasty still holds charm for people!

By Tapas Dey | February 16, 2018 The people of Tripura were possibly in a state of pleasant surprise as they had heard the prime minister Narendra Modi sing eulogies to the state’s last monarch Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. – ” The late Maharaja had done so much for the state and its people […]

Tripura Polls: Elections to Tripura’s Charilam Assembly seat on March 12

Tripura Polls: Elections to Tripura’s Charilam Assembly seat on March 12

IANS | Agartala, Feb 15, 2018 The polls in Tripura’s Charilam Assembly constituency will be held on March 12, a notification issued by the Election Commission on Thursday said. The election in Charilam Assembly constituency (in western Tripura’s Sepahijala district), reserved for the tribals, was earlier scheduled to be held on February 18 along with […]

Tripura Elections: Women certainly matter in state politics as 23 women candidates in poll fray!

Tripura Elections: Women certainly matter in state politics as 23 women candidates in poll fray!

IANS | Agartala, February 15, 2018 The Assembly polls in Tripura on Sunday will see 23 women contesting, including two pitted against Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. The northeastern state has also seen a marked rise in the percentage of women voters — touted as the highest in the country so far. Of the national parties, […]

Tripura: ‘Save Democracy, Choose Congress’ says Harish Rawat

Tripura: ‘Save Democracy, Choose Congress’ says Harish Rawat

AGARTALA, February 15, 2018: Launching attack on Tripura’s ruling CPI-M and opposition BJP, veteran Congress leader and ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat today said both parties didn’t believe in Constitutional democracy and urged voters to choose Congress in coming assembly polls on February 18. Addressing the media at Pradesh Congress Bhawan here today, Rawat said CPI-M […]

Tripura: Election to Charilam Assembly seat on 12 March

Tripura: Election to Charilam Assembly seat on 12 March

AGARTALA, February 15, 2018: The election in Tripura’s Charilam Assembly seat, which was postponed following the death of CPI(M) candidate, will be held on March 12, Chief Electoral Officer Sriram Taranikanti said. CPI(M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma died of cardiac arrest while campaigning on February 11. Regular poll schedule in the ST reserved Charilam Assembly […]

Tripura: Triangular fight on February 18 : AICC

Tripura: Triangular fight on February 18 : AICC

AGARTALA: With BJP’s aggressiveness to make entry into age-old Marxist bastion -Tripura that led the Congress to loose its opposition tag, the party is trying to retain its support base by appealing to voters to opt for Congress, lone alternative of the Left government. All India Congress Committee general secretary and former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan […]

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 NEW DELHI: Just about a month after canceling government subsidised Haj pilgrimage, the BJP is offering Christians free trips to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland, reported northeastern news outlets. It’s unclear if the BJP is offering this to all of India’s Christians, or only to Christians in the northeast, or […]