Tripura: In a first, 11 third genders to cast vote under ‘Third Gender Category’ this Assembly polls

Tripura: In a first, 11 third genders to cast vote under ‘Third Gender Category’ this Assembly polls

By Our Reporter  AGARTALA | February 16, 2018 A total of 25,69,216 electorates including 11 third genders are eligible to cast their votes in the coming Assembly elections in February. Of the total voters, 13,03,420 are males and the rest 12,65,785 are females. Informing the media, Chief Electoral Officer – Sriram Taranikanti said that the […]

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: Congress releases election manifesto, calls BJP vision document ‘jhootha’!

Tripura: Congress releases election manifesto, calls BJP vision document ‘jhootha’!

Tripura: Congress releases election manifesto, calls BJP vision document ‘jhootha’, promises to introduce direct funding for ADC, better education, healthcare, governance From Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 12, 2018 After CPIM and BJP, the Congress party on Monday released its poll manifesto for forthcoming assembly election in Tripura. Addressing a press conference, Congress veteran and Puduchery Chief Minister […]

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 […]