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Willing to work with any party that guarantees Greater Tipraland, says Pradyot Deb Barman ahead of ADC polls
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Willing to work with any party that guarantees Greater Tipraland, says Pradyot Deb Barman ahead of ADC polls

Pradyot recently caused a political stir in Tripura after his party TIPRA joined hands with ruling BJP's ally IPFT for the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council election

IPFT claims BJP workers attacked 'over 100' of its members in Tripura; saffron party says it 'doesn't believe in politics of violence'
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IPFT claims BJP workers attacked 'over 100' of its members in Tripura; saffron party says it 'doesn't believe in politics of violence'

The IPFT alleged that BJP workers were attacking its supporters after the Lok Sabha election. IPFT spokesperson Mangal Debbarma said the party will have to think of 'alternative ways' if the attacks continue. BJP spokesperson Ashok Sinha denied the allegations.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: As BJP faces ally IPFT in Tripura, Congress calls it ploy to divide tribal votes
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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's manouevre over Citizenship Bill alienates North East; goal of Hindu consolidation could prove illusory
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BJP's manouevre over Citizenship Bill alienates North East; goal of Hindu consolidation could prove illusory

Though religious identities are important in the North East, they are interpenetrated by other identities based mainly on ethnic (often tribal) and linguistic solidarities, which is why the BJP’s Citizenship Bill, designed to consolidate Hindus outside the Hindutva constituency did not go down very well in the region

IPFT to press for separate tribal state, NRC; Tripura BJP ally will hold sit-in protest in New Delhi on 11 December
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IPFT to press for separate tribal state, NRC; Tripura BJP ally will hold sit-in protest in New Delhi on 11 December

Ruling BJP ally, IPFT, will restart its agitation from Wednesday to press for its decade-old demand for a separate state for the tribals in Tripura

BJP sweeps Tripura panchayat bypolls, wins 113 of 130 seats; ally IPFT bags nine
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BJP sweeps Tripura panchayat bypolls, wins 113 of 130 seats; ally IPFT bags nine

The by-election was necessitated as large number of panchayat samiti members resigned after the BJP-IPFT government assumed office on 3 March.

Students learning only about Stalin and Lenin, new NCERT syllabus to teach Gandhi and Bose, says Biplab Kumar Deb
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Students learning only about Stalin and Lenin, new NCERT syllabus to teach Gandhi and Bose, says Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the new syllabus would soon be introduced.

CPM newspaper shuts in Tripura: Party blames BJP, says over 200 staff now jobless
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CPM newspaper shuts in Tripura: Party blames BJP, says over 200 staff now jobless

A 40-year-old CPM newspaper in Tripura, Daily Deshar Katha, has been ordered closed by the government on technical grounds.

Rajnath Singh to meet leaders of Tripura's tribal outfit INPT on 4 October to discuss demand for NRC in state
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Rajnath Singh to meet leaders of Tripura's tribal outfit INPT on 4 October to discuss demand for NRC in state

Rajnath Singh will meet tribal outfit INPT's leaders in Delhi on 4 October to discuss their demand for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Tripura.

Tripura panchayat bypolls record over 81% voter turnout; 'minor squabbles' reported from northern parts
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Tripura panchayat bypolls record over 81% voter turnout; 'minor squabbles' reported from northern parts

The panchayat bypolls were necessitated in Tripura due to large-scale resignations of elected representatives of the Left and other parties after the BJP-led coalition came to power in the state in March.

Opposition in Tripura seeks rescheduling of panchayat election, claims BJP stopped candidates from filing nomination papers
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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
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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.

Demand for NRC grows louder in Tripura; parties also want withdrawal of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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Demand for NRC grows louder in Tripura; parties also want withdrawal of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura organised a huge public gathering over its demands for NRC in Tripura. The Indigenous Nationalist Party also held a rally on Thursday.

IPFT contradicts ally BJP's stand in Tripura, seeks revision of citizens' register to 'safeguard state's demography'
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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
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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.

Opposition calls Tripura government's proposal to introduce Hindi on TV channels 'undemocratic, anti-tribal'
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Opposition calls Tripura government's proposal to introduce Hindi on TV channels 'undemocratic, anti-tribal'

Opposition parties slammed a Tripura government committee's proposal to introduce Hindi as a medium of news on all local TV channels instead of "Kokborok", the state's second official language since 1978

Tripura facing 'financial burden' of Rs 11,355 crores due to previous govt, says deputy CM Jishnu Debbarma
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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
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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
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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

'Reign of terror': CPM flays BJP after two Lenin statues razed post saffron party's historic Tripura win, seeks PM's intervention
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'Reign of terror': CPM flays BJP after two Lenin statues razed post saffron party's historic Tripura win, seeks PM's intervention

Tripura chief minister-designate Biplab Deb has urged the people of the state to maintain peace and said anybody indulging in violence would be punished.