Tripura election: Brothers contest from rival parties in upcoming assembly election

Tripura election: Brothers contest from rival parties in upcoming assembly election

February 11, 2018 In the Tripura assembly election, two sons of a former Congress state minister are contesting from rival national parties — the Congress and the BJP — but they say their “different political ideologies” have not affected their relationship. Baharul Islam, the elder son of Munsur Ali, who served as an agriculture minister […]

Tripura Elections: BJP manifesto promises renaming Agartala Airport to Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya among others

Tripura Elections: BJP manifesto promises renaming Agartala Airport to Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya among others

AGARTALA, February 11, 2018 BJP leader and Union minister Arun Jaitley had yesterday released the party’s manifesto for Tripura Assembly election, which promised that SEZs would be set up in the state and smartphones would be given to the youth for free if the saffron party is elected to power in the state. Election to […]

Tripura: ‘Modi only talks like a BJP leader, mute on his misrule’: Congress, CPI-M

Tripura: ‘Modi only talks like a BJP leader, mute on his misrule’: Congress, CPI-M

IANS | Agartala, Feb 9, 2018 A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hard-hitting speeches at his election rallies in Tripura, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress on Friday slammed him for only talking like a BJP leader and ignoring facts. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given speeches like a BJP leader and also […]

Tripura High Court to get new Chief Justice

Tripura High Court to get new Chief Justice

Agartala, Feb 3,2018: Justice Ajay Rastogi, a senior judge of the Rajasthan High Court, is likely to be the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, a high court official said here on Saturday. The incumbent Chief Justice, T. Vaiphei, would retire on February 28, the official said. Recommending Justice Rastogi’s name, the Supreme Court Collegium headed […]

Ex-BJP Tripura chief resigns over denial of poll ticket

Ex-BJP Tripura chief resigns over denial of poll ticket

Agartala, Feb 3,2018: Former Tripura BJP chief Ronajoy Kumar Deb has resigned from the party after being denied a ticket for the February 18 state polls. Ronajoy Kumar Deb was BJP’s Tripura Pradesh President for five years from 2001. In his letter to state party president Biplab Kumar Deb, he said: “Since the party has decided […]

Tripura Polls 2018: 307 candidates nominations accepted, 13 rejected

Tripura Polls 2018: 307 candidates nominations accepted, 13 rejected

By Our Correspondent | TNT News Agartala Feb 2,2018: The Election Commission has accepted nomination papers of 307 candidates from different political parties after scrutiny. Though 320 candidates filed nominations, 13 of them were rejected due to certain faults in their application papers. ” Nominations of 13 candidates from BJP, IPFT and few other regional […]