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Manik Sarkar

Tripura Polls: Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Fights Resurgent BJP On His Home Turf In Dhanpur

Feb 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The constituency, bordering Bangladesh, is the home turf of chief minister Manik Sarkar. He is looking forward to his fifth straight victory from the seat in the February 18 polls.

CPI(M) Believes In 'Gun-Tantra', Says PM Modi In Tripura

Feb 15, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

"Left party in Tripura does not believe in democracy. What they believe in is violence."

Chandrababu Naidu Is Richest CM, Manik Sarkar Poorest; Devendra Fadnavis Faces Highest Number Of Criminal Cases

The ADR and National Election Watch (NEW) released their latest report which shows Naidu is followed by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu, whose assets are worth Rs 129 crore

BJP's High-Profile Campaign Aims To Breach Manik's 'Sarkar' In Tripura

Feb 13, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi was in the north-eastern state last week and will hold two rallies on Thursday. BJP president Amit Shah has held multiple public meetings and road shows while top leaders like Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari besides Yogi Adityanath.

Remove 'Manik', Wear HIRA- Modi Comes Up With New Acronym In Tripura

Modi said people of Tripura have been wearing a wrong 'manik' (gemstone) which should be replaced by a 'HIRA', H-Highway, I=Iways R=Roads A=Airways.

28 January, 2018

Abki Baar No Manik Sarkar In Tripura, Says BJP

G Sreedathan

The BJP has managed to occupy the Opposition space by decimating the Congress and the Trinamool Congress in Tripura.

29 December, 2017

BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma Threatens To Send Tripura CM Manik Sarkar To Bangladesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The senior BJP leader launched a scathing attack on Sarkar on Thursday accusing him of being vindictive towards opposition party supporters and allowing criminals to murder several BJP party workers in the state

21 September, 2017

Tripura Journalist Santanu Bhowmik 'Hacked To Death' While Covering IPFT Agitation

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhowmik, a journalist from 'Dinrat' news channel, was covering the agitation and road blockade by the IPFT at Mandai when he was hit from behind and abducted.

17 August, 2017

Yes, Prasar Bharati Did Ask Tripura CM Manik Sarkar To Censor Independence Day Speech: Doordarshan

Outlook Web Bureau

UK Sahoo, DD’s Agartala centre head, said after recording Sarkar’s speech on August 14, he felt that it was controversial, but Sarkar’s words meant he could not edit it.

16 August, 2017

Doordarshan Finally Issues Statement, Refutes Allegation Of Blackout Of Manik Sarkar's I-Day Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Doordarshan said it gave wide coverage to the chief minister’s Independence Day programme and telecast report running to 29 minutes and 45 seconds.

16 August, 2017

5 Probable Reasons Why Doordarshan, AIR Refused To Broadcast Manik Sarkar's I-Day Address

Outlook Web Bureau

The CPI(M) shared an email from Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan and All India Radio, informing the party that a "collective decision" was taken to not broadcast the speech with the content that was provided.

16 August, 2017

Parliament Answerable For Banning Tripura CM's I-Day Speech, Says Dy. Assembly Speaker

Outlook Web Bureau

" If this kind of things can be done, then how India can be a federal state?"

18 July, 2017

Tripura Blockade: BJP Workers 'Gherao' CM Manik Sarkar's House For Failing To Clear NH 8

Outlook Web Bureau

People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), demanding a separate ‘Twipraland’, have blocked the highway and railway routes in Tripura. The protest entered its ninth day on Tuesday.

27 March, 2017

Saffron Vs Red: BJP- Left Fight To Intensify With Tripura Polls?

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP has said that it plans to contest 2018 Tripura elections alone and vowed to over throw the Left front government

31 August, 2005

Against All Odds

Bibhu Prasad Routray

Tripura is carving out a success story in the troubled Northeast, as its police force reorganizes radically to evolve a counter-insurgency strategy that has left entrenched militant groups in disarray.

29 April, 2004

Rebels On Peace Mode?

Wasbir Hussain

So what accounted for the violence-free parliamentary election? Have the rebels really seen the writing on the wall, as the Chief Minister claims?

27 January, 2004

Isolation Breeds Militancy

K.P.S. Gill

The primary unintended consequence of Nehru's undoubted well-intentioned policy, that continues till today, has been the emergence of an acute sense, not of protection, but of isolation, exclusion and neglect across the whole of the Northeast.

Photo Gallery

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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