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CPI-M alleges electoral law violation in Tripura polls, demands ...
New Delhi, Feb 20 : The CPI-M on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission order a "thorough probe" into the alleged violations of electoral law during the Tripura polls on Sunday, as also count of VVPAT slips in 13 constituencies.

Tripura scripts another record, over 92pc electorate votes in ...
Agartala, Feb 19 : Over 92 per cent of Tripura's 2,536,589 voters cast their votes in Sunday's peaceful elections in 59 of the 60 Assembly seats, setting a new record in the electoral history of India, an official said here on Monday.

Around 79pc turnout in Tripura Assembly polls: CEO
Agartala, Feb 18 : Over 78 per cent of Tripura's 2,536,589 voters had cast their votes on Sunday in a peaceful manner to elect a new Assembly, said state chief electoral officer Sriram Taranikanti.

Over 75 pc turnout in peaceful Tripura Assembly polls
Agartala, Feb 18 : Over 75 per cent of the 2,536,589 voters in Left-ruled Tripura had exercised their franchise in a peaceful manner to elect a new Assembly on Sunday even as a large number were still standing in queues at the end of official voting hours, officials said.

Both CPI-M, BJP confident of Tripura election victory
Agartala, Feb 18 : As Sunday's voting to elect 59 of the 60 members of the Tripura Assembly passed off peacefully, the ruling CPI-M and the BJP exuded confidence of an electoral victory in the northeastern state.

78 percent voter turnout in Tripura election
Agartala [Tripura] , Feb 18 : The voter turnout in Tripura Assembly election by 9 p.m. on Sunday was 78.56 percent, Tripura Election Commissioner G. Kameswara Rao said.

Tripura Election 2018: 76pc voter turnout recorded in 41 ...
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb.18 : The Tripura assembly elections on Sunday have recorded a voter turnout of 76 percent in 41 constituencies.

Moderate polling in Tripura Assembly elections
Agartala, Feb 18 : Voters queued up in large numbers outside polling booths in Tripura from early morning on Sunday as the single-phased Assembly elections progressed peacefully, officials said.

Tripura polls: State BJP confident, says 'results will be historic'
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 18 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tripura president Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said the state election results will be historic as the party is definitely going to win in the poll-bound state.

Tripura: Voters hopeful of pro-development government
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 18 : As voting gets underway for 59 out of the 60 state assembly seats, voters here in Tripura's Udaipur await a government that can help spur holistic development of the state.

Tripura: Voting across 59 assembly seats begins
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 18 : Polling for the 60-member Tripura Assembly seats has begun.

Gold smuggler held at Agartala Airport
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 18 : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Saturday apprehended a Bangladeshi national with gold bars worth Rs 39 lakh at Agartala Airport.

Tripura election: PM Modi appeals all to turn up to vote
New Delhi , Feb 18 : As polling began for Tripura Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed all, and particularly young voters, to cast their votes.

Bangladeshi held in Tripura for smuggling gold
Agartala, Feb 17 : A Bangladesh national was arrested here on Saturday on charge of smuggling gold worth Rs 45 lakh, police said.

Tripura polls: EC appoints Special Observer, all borders sealed
Agartala, Feb 17 : Hours before Sunday's assembly elections in Left-ruled Tripura, the Election Commission has appointed a Special Observer while the authorities have sealed the international and inter-state borders with Tripura.

Tripura polls: Security beefed up near India-Bangladesh border
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb. 17 : Security has been beefed-up near the Indo-Bangladesh border in light of the upcoming assembly polls in Tripura, which will be held on Sunday.

Tripura Assembly Elections: CEO releases 'important' features
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb. 17 : Tripura Chief Electoral Officer on Saturday released a list of features for the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state.

Left confident of Tripura victory, BJP giving tough fight ...
Agartala, Feb 17 : The CPI-M is confident of retaining power in its bastion of Tripura in Sunday's assembly elections and achieving a turnaround in the Left movement across the country, though the BJP is battling tooth and nail to oust the Left Front government.

BJP supporters 'attacked' in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura) , Feb 17 : Ahead of the Tripura Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters were allegedly attacked by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) workers in Chakmaghat area of Teliamura constituency.

With poetry and song, Tripura's poll campaigning gets colourful
Agartala, Feb 16 : Patriotic songs by Lata Mangeshkar and other artistes clash with India's national song "Vande Mataram" as they blare out of loudspeakers at street corners and from atop campaign vehicles, while street plays and satirical poetry lampooning rivals are the order of the day as part ...

Ensure fair voting in Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland: EC
Shillong, Feb 16 : Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat on Friday asked the election machinery in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to be "fearless and unbiased" to ensure fair voting during the assembly elections.

Re-contesting Tripura MLAs become richer by 47pc
New Delhi Feb. 16 : There has been a 47 percent increase in average assets of 54 re-contesting MLAs in Tripura Assembly Polls, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday.

Tripura assembly election campaign ends
Agartala [Tripura] , Feb 16 : Two days before Tripura goes for polling on February 18, the campaigning for the state legislative assembly election concluded on Friday.

With poetry and song, Tripura's poll campaigning gets colourful
Agartala, Feb 16 : Patriotic songs by Lata Mangeshkar and other artistes clash with India's national song "Vande Mataram" as they blare out of loudspeakers at street corners and from atop campaign vehicles, while street plays and satirical poetry lampooning rivals are the order of the day as part ...

BJP using 'terror collaborator' to oust Left government in Tripura: ...
Agartala, Feb 16 : Manik Sarkar, who has been Chief Minister of Tripura for the past 20 years and is attempting a fifth term, has accused the Modi government of being in cahoots with the separatist tribal party, Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), and declares that the people of the ...

In Tripura's politics women certainly matter
Agartala, Feb 15 : 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.

Congress, Left parties have 'secret pact' for Tripura polls: Modi
Agartala/Santir Bazar (Tripura), Feb 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress and Left parties of having a "secret understanding" for the February 18 Tripura Assembly polls.

Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption
Itangar, Feb 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a day-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh and poll-bound Tripura, took a dig at the Congress over what he said was leakage of funds meant for the poor during its rule.

Elections to Tripura's Charilam Assembly seat on March 12
Agartala, Feb 15 : The polls in Tripura's Charilam Assembly constituency will be held on March 12, a notification issued by the Election Commission on Thursday said.

CPI(M) believes in 'gun-tantra': PM Modi
Agartala(Tripura) , Feb.15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday fired a fresh salvo at the ruling Left government in the poll-bound Tripura and said the latter party does not believe in democracy but violence.