BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has described the CPM's decision to not contest an Assembly seat in Tripura due to alleged violence as a lame attempt to "hide its defeat and its inability to reach out to people"
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"
Biplab Kumar Deb takes oath as tenth Chief Minister of Tripura as new BJP govt assumes charge in state
Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn-in as the tenth Chief Minister of Tripura, assuming the charge of the first BJP government in the state after trouncing the Left Front government who ruled the northeastern state for 25 years
Demolition of Lenin statue in Tripura was a show of power indicative of BJP's push towards saffronisation
While in other places, the dismantling of statues marked change already taken place, in Tripura, the act seems to have taken place to force a change.
Lenin statues razed in Tripura: Liberals must unite against ideology of vandalism and revenge, India's image at stake
Ponder the real lesson of the Tripura election: The sun always sets on every empire. What is saffron in the morning, always turns red or some other colour. So, beware. The arc of history spares nobody.
Statue politics: Narendra Modi's swift reaction praiseworthy, PM won't let BJP hooligans spoil his minority outreach
The alacrity with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to instances of vandalism in parts of the country by BJP workers and retaliatory action by political rivals and groups is noteworthy.
The toppling of two Lenin statues by alleged BJP supporters so soon after the saffron party's election victory in Tripura should fill us with disgust.
Tripura win: Bulldozing Lenin statues no method to end Communist legacy; BJP mandate is for change, not violence
By exploiting a decisive public mandate to bulldoze a statue, the BJP has only made a complete mockery of the very ethos of electoral democracy.
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
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.
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.
Vladimir Lenin statue razed in Tripura's Belonia town amid chants of Bharat Mata ki Jai: CPM blames BJP workers
Two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from Tripura, a Vladimir Lenin statue has been toppled in the state's Belonia town, allegedly by BJP workers
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.
Stating that a strong Left was necessary for the country, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said its "demise" was a disaster for India
Highlighting the differences between the BJP and its coalition partners in the northeast, the Congress on Monday accused the party of playing a "dangerous game” of destabilising the region through its “blind quest for power at any cost”.
Sunil Deodhar, architect of BJP's Tripura win, claims targetting Tripura's tribals and youth helped defeat CPM
Sunil Deodhar, an RSS pracharak who is being considered as the architect of the BJP's good showing in the Assembly polls in the three northeast states, on Sunday said targeting the youth and tribal communities there helped the party.
Tripura polls: BJP ally IPFT demands 'respectable representation' in govt, asks saffron party to pick CM from its MLAs
The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) demanded a respectable representation of its MLAs in the new state government, a day after the party and its ally BJP swept the Assembly polls.
Debate in CPM over alliances likely to intensify after party's performance in Tripura Assembly polls
An internal debate in the CPM on the political line the party has to follow has become even more shrill after its crushing defeat in Tripura, with the camp supporting general secretary Sitaram Yechury blaming the former party boss Prakash Karat for not adapting to changing scenarios in the country