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Delhi riots a pre-planned conspiracy, hooligans hired from outside to riot in National Capital, says CPM leader Manik Sarkar
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Delhi riots a pre-planned conspiracy, hooligans hired from outside to riot in National Capital, says CPM leader Manik Sarkar

Urging people to help the riot survivors, Manik Sarkar raised questions on the role of the administration to tackle the violence that killed at least 53 people

Protestors block Manik Sarkar's convoy in Tripura to stop him from attending party meet, ask former CM to 'go back'
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Protestors block Manik Sarkar's convoy in Tripura to stop him from attending party meet, ask former CM to 'go back'

The protestors, around 20 in number, raised slogans against Manik Sarkar on Tuesday on National Highway-8 in the district, asking him to "go back"

'No lynching in Tripura in 25 years of Left govt,
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'No lynching in Tripura in 25 years of Left govt," claims former CM Manik Sarkar, accuses govt of trying to divert people's attention

Former Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that no incident of lynching occurred in the 25-year rule of the Left Front in the state and said such incidents happen when a government fails to deliver on its promises and wants to divert the attention of people pointing fingers at it.

Opposition stages walkout of Tripura Assembly over Manik Sarkar's absence during Budget Session
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Opposition stages walkout of Tripura Assembly over Manik Sarkar's absence during Budget Session

Tripura Assembly on Wednesday witnessed heated debate over the absence of the leader of the Opposition Manik Sarkar prompting a walkout by the entire Opposition.

Sitaram Yechury elected as CPM general-secretary at 22nd party congress after weeks of uncertainty
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Sitaram Yechury elected as CPM general-secretary at 22nd party congress after weeks of uncertainty

After weeks of uncertainty, the CPM on Sunday unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general-secretary at its 22nd party congress in Hyderabad

Differences over electoral understanding with Congress split CPM down the middle; party may resolve issue with internal vote
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Differences over electoral understanding with Congress split CPM down the middle; party may resolve issue with internal vote

Differences in the CPM over its draft political resolution on electoral understandings with other political outfits, including the Congress, may lead to a vote, a rare occurrence in the Communist party

BJP legislator Rebati Mohan Das elected Tripura Assembly Speaker, seeks cooperation from treasury, Opposition benches
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BJP legislator Rebati Mohan Das elected Tripura Assembly Speaker, seeks cooperation from treasury, Opposition benches

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rebati Mohan Das was elected the new speaker of the Tripura Assembly unopposed on Friday

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: Arrogance might be reason for BJP's defeat in Hindi heartland, surrounding states
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Uttar Pradesh bypolls: Arrogance might be reason for BJP's defeat in Hindi heartland, surrounding states

If one explanation has to be given for the BJP's electoral ills in the Hindi heartland and nearby states, it is arrogance.

Tripura BJP to restrict enrolment for next 6 months to stop criminals from entering party, says Sunil Deodhar
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Tripura BJP to restrict enrolment for next 6 months to stop criminals from entering party, says Sunil Deodhar

BJP Tripura in-charge Sunil Deodhar said enrolment into the party would be restricted for the next six months to stop the influx of people with criminal antecedents.

CPM-led Left front withdraws candidate from Tripura's Charilam constituency 'due to massive reign of terror' by BJP
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CPM-led Left front withdraws candidate from Tripura's Charilam constituency 'due to massive reign of terror' by BJP

On the last day of campaigning, the CPM led Left Front on Saturday withdrew its candidate from the Charilam assembly constituency claiming "extremely terrible situation"

Sunil Deodhar hints CPM ministers may have hidden skeletons in septic tanks, tells Tripura CM to get them cleaned
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Sunil Deodhar hints CPM ministers may have hidden skeletons in septic tanks, tells Tripura CM to get them cleaned

Sunil Deodhar, BJP's national executive committee member and the party's in-charge for Tripura, has asked incoming chief minister Biplab Deb to have the septic tanks of all state ministers cleaned before the quarters are occupied

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

Tripura Election results 2018: Women played key role in scripting BJP victory, CPM's ouster
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Tripura Election results 2018: Women played key role in scripting BJP victory, CPM's ouster

Women voters contributed in a large way to help the BJP get around 43 percent of the vote share in Tripura from getting 1.3 percent in the 2013 election.

Fall of Lenin in Tripura transcends hooliganism and becomes an act of catharsis against communist violence
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Fall of Lenin in Tripura transcends hooliganism and becomes an act of catharsis against communist violence

The bulldozing of Lenin’s statue transcends goonish behaviour and becomes an expression of popular anger.

Tripura violence updates: Another Lenin statue razed in Sabroom Motor Stand; Guv says no breach of peace in state
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Tripura violence updates: Another Lenin statue razed in Sabroom Motor Stand; Guv says no breach of peace in state

Amid reports of sporadic violence in Tripura, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to the state governor and the DGP and asked them to ensure peace till a new government is installed, an official said.

Biplab Deb to be next Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Burman his deputy; swearing-in likely on Friday
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Biplab Deb to be next Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Burman his deputy; swearing-in likely on Friday

Biplab Kumar Deb is set to become next Tripura CM and Jishnu Deb Burman will be his deputy following BJP's strong showing in the recent Assembly election.

Tripura violence: As CPM-BJP workers spar over toppled Lenin statue, Rajnath tells governor to ensure peace till new govt comes in
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Tripura violence: As CPM-BJP workers spar over toppled Lenin statue, Rajnath tells governor to ensure peace till new govt comes in

Amid reports of sporadic violence in Tripura, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to the Governor and the DGP and asked them to ensure peace till a new government is installed, an official said.

Tripura Assembly poll results: Manik Sarkar blames 'money power,' media onslaught for CPM debacle
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Tripura Assembly poll results: Manik Sarkar blames 'money power,' media onslaught for CPM debacle

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

North East election results: BJP will find joy of electoral victories dwarfed by challenges of governance
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North East election results: BJP will find joy of electoral victories dwarfed by challenges of governance

Electoral mandates in the three North East states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland also come with big challenges for the incoming governments.