Lok Sabha Election 2019: As BJP faces ally IPFT in Tripura, Congress calls it ploy to divide tribal votes
BJP and IPFT remain allies in the newly formed NDA government but will be contesting against each other in the Lok Sabha elections in Tripura.
BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav
The BJP leader will be holding a meeting with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and leaders of the IPFT in Agartala on Wednesday. The alliances have been finalised under the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's political coalition with the regional parties of the region.
10 North East political parties, JD(U) oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'in one voice' after meeting in Guwahati
A meeting among representatives of ten political parties of the northeast along with the Janata Dal (United) at Guwahati, unanimously decided that the parties would oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said.
Citizenship Amendment Bill protests: Five tribal outfits call bandh on 12 January against police firing in Tripura's Madhabbari
Five tribal political parties have called a dawn-to-dusk bandh in Tripura to protest against unprovoked police firing during Citizenship Amendment Bill protests at Madhabbari earlier this week.
The by-election was necessitated as large number of panchayat samiti members resigned after the BJP-IPFT government assumed office on 3 March.
Opposition in Tripura seeks rescheduling of panchayat election, claims BJP stopped candidates from filing nomination papers
According to Tripura Police, on Monday and Tuesday at least 25 workers of the BJP, IPFT and the Congress and over 10 policemen including two senior officers were injured in a series of clashes between the rival factions of political parties in at least 12 places
Tripura panchayat bypolls: Congress to contest all seats, says party has started process to select candidates
Tripura election commission has fixed by-elections to panchayat seats on 30 September. Polls would be held in 3,207 seats in gram panchayats, 161 seats in panchayat samities and 18 seats in zila parishads.
IPFT contradicts ally BJP's stand in Tripura, seeks revision of citizens' register to 'safeguard state's demography'
The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), an ally of the ruling BJP, raised a case for a revision of the citizens' register to safeguard the state's demography, despite Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's refusal
Tripura journalist killings: CBI books three Indigenous People's Front leaders, around 500 activists
The CBI has booked three IPFT leaders, along with 300-500 members of the political party in Tripura, after taking over the probes into the killings of two journalists in the state last year, officials said on Sunday.
Indigenous People's Front of Tripura to organise sit-in-demonstrations on 23 August, demanding separate state for tribals
The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), will hold demonstrations across the state in August to spearhead its demand for a separate state.
Tripura facing 'financial burden' of Rs 11,355 crores due to previous govt, says deputy CM Jishnu Debbarma
The BJP-IPFT government is facing a "huge financial burden" due to the previous dispensation's "failure" in proper planning, Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Debbarma has said
Biplab Kumar Deb sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Tripura: Narendra Modi says govt also for those who did not vote for BJP
Biplab Kumar Deb took oath as chief minister of Tripura, assuming charge of first BJP government in the state after ending 25 year rule of the Left Front
Tripura swearing-in updates: Biplab Kumar Deb takes oath as first BJP chief minister in North East state
BJP president Amit Shah and senior party leaders arrived in Agartala on Thursday ahead of formation of a BJP-led government in Tripura on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Tripura swearing-in ceremony: Manik Sarkar to attend event as long-time RSS loyalist Biplab Deb takes oath as new CM
Biplab Deb will be sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura at the Assam Rifles ground on Friday which will usher in the first BJP government in the northeastern state.
CPM alleges 240 people injured in post-poll violence in Tripura, BJP warns party members against creating unrest
The Tripura Police said it has received four complaints of "post-poll" violence from various parts of the state since Sunday night
Outgoing Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has blamed the ''unimaginable money power'' and ''continuous onslaught of media'' as the reason behind the party's debacle in the just-concluded Assembly polls in the state
Narendra Modi pausing North East victory speech on hearing azaan is part outreach to Muslims, part parley
For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stopping his speech at BJP headquarters on Saturday — on the party's performance in North East polls — for a few minutes so that azaan (prayers) from a nearby mosque could be completed, didn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary.
Tripura Assembly election results: 29 percent BJP MLAs in state face criminal charges, 37 percent are crorepati
The BJP has done it in abundance in Tripura - be it the number of seats or the number of candidates with serious criminal cases and the worth of assets
The trouncing of the CPM in the Tripura elections has forced it to rethink strategies and increased the clamour within the party for an "adjustment" with the Congress
North East election results 2018: Narendra Modi pauses in the middle of victory speech on hearing azaan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paused his speech for Azaan during his visit to the new BJP central office after party's stunning victory in Tripura