About 23 members of Prashant Kishor’s I-PAC have alleged that they have been detained at a hotel in Agartala
Incidents of child lifting, lynching and cow vigilantism are part of the BJP's "sinister design" to divert people's attention from the failures of its government at the Centre, Sarkar alleged.
Left Front leaders had announced their plan to boycott the ceremony to protest what they had alleged were systematic attacks on their cadres and party offices across the state.
From the airport to the venue, BJP flags lined up both sides of the street, as party workers wearing saffron celebrated in the streets.
Former chief minister Manik Sarkar was personally invited by Deb and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav.
PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and three chief ministers of BJP-ruled states in the northeastern region would be present at the swearing-in ceremony,
Biplab Deb was declared the state president of the BJP on January 6, 2016. He replaced Sudhindra Dasgupta, the longest-serving chief of the party in Tripura.
The CPI(M) described the incident as an example of “Communism phobia”, the BJP claimed that the statue was brought down by people “oppressed” by the Left.
In the last assembly polls, the Congress had a vote share of 36.5%. This gave the BJP the confidence that it could be a strong opposition. The BJP then started working on taking over the Opposition space.
Dominance of Bengali culture and language over Kokborok to the highest unemployment rate of 20% could have contributed to the rout of CPI(M) rule
In two years, he helped the BJP perform unexpectedly well in the state. If the party wins, it is quite likely that Deb could be the next chief minister of Tripura
Though the strength of each assembly is 60, voting was held for 59 constituencies in all the three states, for different reasons.
Two exit polls have predicted that the BJP would dethrone the 25-year-old Left Front government in Tripura and consolidate its position in the other two states.
In Nagaland, the BJP-NDPP alliance is likely to storm the ruling NPF bastion.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Left Front have left no stone unturned to woo the voters.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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