Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

By Tapas Dey | February 20, 2018 Setting at rest all speculations, fear and restiveness the election to the sixty member Tripura assembly came off  on February 18 as per schedule announced much earlier by the election commission. The most prominent feature of the election was the gross mismanagement in holding it as votes in many […]

Tripura polls: CPM demands for vote count from VVPAT slips along with EVMs in 13 constituencies 

Tripura polls: CPM demands for vote count from VVPAT slips along with EVMs in 13 constituencies 

TNT News   AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 Two days after the Assembly polls, the Marxist party raised their suspicion about free and fair poll and demanded the Chief Election Commission to count votes from VVPAT slips along with the EVMs  in 13 constituencies including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar’s home-turf. They alleged that  malfunctioning of  VVPATs and […]

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 After conducting polling till 12:30 AM last night, Tripura has come up with 89.96 percent poll turnout in Sunday’s assembly election as final figures of voters’ participation in the electoral exercise emerged today. In a news conference here this evening, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said over a thousand polling stations […]

Tripura: CPIM says ‘few’ CAPF jawans on poll duty politically biased towards BJP

Tripura: CPIM says ‘few’ CAPF jawans on poll duty politically biased towards BJP

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 Tripura’s ruling CPIM today said few CAPF jawans were acting at the behest of opposition BJP and said they were ‘politically biased’. Senior CPIM leader and secretary of Khowai district committee Biswajit Dutta said his party members came under attack from BJP at Sabarpara area in Khowai, 55 […]

“We do not want Meghalaya to bleed”, voice Meghalaya citizens against brutal Williamnagar killings

“We do not want Meghalaya to bleed”, voice Meghalaya citizens against brutal Williamnagar killings

TNT News | Shillong, February 20, 2018 “We do not want Meghalaya to bleed”, thus echoed the voices of the people of Meghalaya in unison as they stood together to voice against the brutal killing of NCP candidate from Williamnagar Jonathone N Sangma along with 4 others in an IED blast on February 18 ahead […]

IN PICTURES>> Shillongites turn out in large numbers to pay tribute to Williamnagar victims

IN PICTURES>> Shillongites turn out in large numbers to pay tribute to Williamnagar victims

TNT News | Shillong | February 20, 2018 A candle light vigil was organized to pay tribute to the victims of the IED blast at Williamnagar who were killed by assailants on February 18. The incident sparked anger and condemnation from all sections of society who condemned the heinous and barbaric act. People, especially youth […]

Assam: Bhutan vehicles kill 32 in state since 2008!

Assam: Bhutan vehicles kill 32 in state since 2008!

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 19, 2018 Assam government has sought Bhutan’s assistance for providing insurance benefits to the families of victims who were killed or injured by vehicles from the neighbouring country. The state government told the Assembly on Monday that the matter has been taken up with Bhutan government following several incidents in lower Assam […]