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Jan 24, 2018
Shiv Sena to go solo in 2019: BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh demands 'immediate steps' to grant Vidarbha statehoodWith the Shiv Sena opting to go solo in the next Lok Sabha and Maharashtra assembly elections, the Centre should take immediate steps to fulfil the BJP's "poll promise" of creating separate Vidarbha state, BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh said.
Jan 16, 2018
Tripura Assembly election 2018: Manik Sarkar's CPM faces a stiff challenge from BJP as demand for Tipraland simmersPolitical developments in Tripura have set the stage for CPM's first face-to-face battle with the BJP.
Aug 31, 2017
Mamata, regional parties caught in a limbo over Gorkhaland stir: Darjeeling, Hill region headed for political uncertaintyThe crucial talks in Kolkata between Mamata Banerjee and leaders of the regional parties, demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of the hills and parts of the plains in north Bengal, has thrown up more questions than answers.
Jul 26, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: GJM, other parties take out rallies, criticise Centre in Darjeeling on 42nd dayThe GJM activists and those of other parties took out processions in its various parts, flaying the Centre for ignoring people's aspirations for a separate state on the 42nd day of indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.
Jul 25, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: Mamata Banerjee briefs Rajnath Singh on Darjeeling's security situationWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday briefed Union home minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing strike demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.
Jul 23, 2017
Darjeeling unrest: No reports of fresh violence, but situation still tense on 39th dayThe situation in Darjeeling remained tense on Thursday on the 39th day of the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown, though there was no fresh violence or arson anywhere in the hills.
Jul 17, 2017
Tipraland movement: Autonomy is core to Tripura's tribal politics, but gaining power in state Assembly would be wiserThe demand for Tipraland makes no sense for the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), especially because it doesn’t even have the basic infrastructure to sustain the lives of twelve lakh people residing in it, and CPM is most likely going to rule over it as it enjoys an absolute majority in the TTAADC
Jul 15, 2017
Congress threatens to launch protests across Tripura if IPFT blockade continuesThe opposition Congress in Tripura threatened to launch a state-wide agitation if the Left Front government does not intervene to stop the road and rail blockade by IPFT.
Jul 10, 2017
IPFT, other tribal groups hold protests in Tripura to demand separate stateIndigenous People Front of Tripura (IPFT) and other tribal wings protest in national highway 44 in Khamtingbari area to demand a separate state- Twipraland.
Jun 23, 2017
Centre urged to formulate new statehood policy based on changing cultural, linguistic groundsNational Federation of New States (NFNS), an umbrella body of various groups across the country fighting for separate states, has said that the Centre should formulate a new policy for creation of new states