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Manik Sarkar

Dilli Ka Babu: A quiet succession

The nation’s top investigative agencies are in a very public meltdown, riven by the fierce rivalries among their top officials.

28 Oct 2018 5:15 AM

No lynching in Tripura in 25 years of Left govt: Former CM Manik Sarkar

He said such incidents happen when a govt fails to deliver on its promises and wants to divert attention of people pointing fingers at it.

29 Jul 2018 12:25 PM

Austerity can’t deliver dreams: Why CPM lost

The CPI(M) government in Tripura was, likewise, as remote from any Left-ruled enclave as the West Indies are from cricket’s birthplace.

16 Mar 2018 2:23 AM

CPM fails to handle power

People booted out the Left because of the widening gap between their practice and precept, between promise and delivery.

11 Mar 2018 12:37 AM

CPIM hid skeletons in govt quarter septic tanks in Tripura: BJP leader

BJP in-charge of Tripura Sunil Deodhar asked new CM Biplab Deb to get the septic tanks of all state ministers cleaned.

10 Mar 2018 6:08 PM


Biplab Deb takes oath as Tripura chief minister, Modi attends ceremony

Governor Tathagata Roy also administered the oath of office to BJP leader Jishnu Deb Burman as the deputy CM along with 7 other ministers.

09 Mar 2018 1:16 PM

Communism is dead, says Nagaland governor

Acharya also announced that the Naga political issue would be resolved within six months.

08 Mar 2018 3:49 AM

Poll aftermath: Lenin statue knocked down in Tripura, Rajnath Singh intervenes

A statue of Left icon Lenin was also demolished at Belonia town in South Tripura on Monday with the help of a bulldozer.

06 Mar 2018 10:09 AM

Tripura govt to be sworn in on March 8, BJP-IPFT begin talks to pick CM

Biplab Deb, a young BJP leader with a background in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is expected to be the state’s new chief minister.

06 Mar 2018 9:03 AM

The N-E verdict: BJP’s regionalisation is total

Meghalaya has given a fractured mandate, but there is a clear story there — that the verdict has been anti-Congress.

05 Mar 2018 6:04 AM


Manik Sarkar resigns as CM after BJP drubs CPI(M) in Tripura polls

The BJP put up a spectacular show in Tripura on Saturday ending the 25-year-old reign of the Left Front government in the state.

04 Mar 2018 2:35 PM

After Tripura, BJP to target CPM in Kerala

Tripura was an open invitation to the BJP to offer an alternative as the CPI(M) had become a complacent and arrogant occupant.

04 Mar 2018 1:53 AM

BJP’s triumph in N-E exposes Cong failure

In Meghalaya, it appeared likely that the Congress may not return to government if the regional parties can join hands with the BJP.

04 Mar 2018 1:48 AM

New feathers in BJP cap: Wins Tripura, looks to form govt in Meghalaya, Nagaland

In last couple of years in Northeast politics, BJP has come up from the far fringes and decisively bagged 5 states.

03 Mar 2018 7:15 PM

Left fort demolished in Tripura, Biplab Deb likely to be next CM

BJP had not declared any CM candidate, it is believed that Tripura BJP president Biplab Deb would succeed CM Manik Sarkar.

03 Mar 2018 6:41 PM


Manik Sarkar to Modi Sarkar: BJP 1, Left 0 in first direct face-off in India

Tribal and Bengali push, blitzkrieg power BJP to victory in Tripura

03 Mar 2018 2:39 PM

In Tripura, a saffron challenge to the Left

Unemployment is running at over 25 per cent, and for lack of connectivity there seems little scope for employment outside the government.

20 Feb 2018 2:46 AM

Tripura polls: Crude bombs, EVMs keep day eventful, 76 pc turnout recorded

The polling for 59 seats of the 60-member Assembly was peaceful with thousands of central paramilitary forces fanning across the state.

18 Feb 2018 9:21 PM

Tripura polls: Total voter turnout 74 per cent, 17 less than last polls

The BJP, an also-ran until now in the north-eastern state, is making a determined bid to demolish the red bastion of 25 years.

18 Feb 2018 7:59 AM

Tripura polls tomorrow; BJP hopes to demolish 25-yr-old red bastion

The BJP has never been a major player in Tripura which hitherto saw a battle between Left Front and the Congress.

17 Feb 2018 1:22 PM