INTERVIEW | Tripura polls 2023: CM Manik Saha predicts BJP sweep, ‘Bamgress’ rout

BJP will retain power. We are getting an unprecedented response from people. The people of Tripura are supporting us wholeheartedly, said Saha. 

05 Feb 2023

Tripura vote split may not help BJP

Congress-Left, TIPRA Motha reshaping tactic to check division of votes, bank on people’s anger

05 Feb 2023

Statehood dream: Tripura tribals look up to ‘Bubagra’

Over 31% of state’s population is tribal with TIPRA Motha wielding influence in 20 seats

04 Feb 2023

Tripura polls 2023: Never-before-seen comradery between Congress, Left

Choudhury said the two parties forged the alliance to save the Constitution. He said if the BJP is to be defeated in the country, it has to be uprooted in Tripura first.

03 Feb 2023

BJP lists out for Naga, Meghalaya polls

In Nagaland, the party is contesting 20 of the 60 seats after keeping intact the pre-poll alliance with the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP).

03 Feb 2023

Greater Tipraland: Tripura tribals look up to 'Bubagra' for their statehood dream

The tribals are unanimous on the statehood demand. They are convinced the TIPRA Motha can fight for their cause. 

02 Feb 2023

TIPRA worries for Left-Congress combine in Tripura

The Left fielded candidates in 47 of them and allotted the remaining 13 to Congress. However, the grand old party set up candidates in 17 seats.

31 Jan 2023

BJP stumps Tipra Motha, revives alliance with IPFT

The BJP has managed to revive its alliance with the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), thereby staving off an attempt of the party’s merger with TIPRA Motha.

30 Jan 2023

'Operation Lotus' in Tripura: BJP revives alliance with IPFT, checkmates TIPRA Motha 

Elections for the 60-member Tripura assembly are scheduled for February 16.

29 Jan 2023

Local-outsider slugfest dominates Meghalaya poll campaign 

The anti-TMC campaign started a few months ago with the narrative that it is a “Bengali party”. The “outsiders’ party” tag was attached to it subsequently.

29 Jan 2023

Union min in BJP first list for Tripura

Bhowmik, who rose through the ranks in the party, will contest from the Dhanpur seat. She had lost the last election to the then Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.

29 Jan 2023

Re‘engineer’ing baking: Engineer turns baker to promote healthy eating 

Techie-turned-baker Sanjib Das, who lost his father to colon cancer, wanted the residents of his village to eat healthy.

29 Jan 2023

Defying ‘boycott diktat’, 20 Naga candidates to contest Assembly polls

It has already declared that the people of eastern Nagaland will boycott the polls if the Centre fails to create the Frontier Nagaland state.

25 Jan 2023

BJP leader Laishram Rameswor Singh shot dead in Manipur

Singh sustained gunshot wounds on his chest and succumbed to injuries at a private hospital in Imphal.

25 Jan 2023

Pocso for Assam men marrying girls under 14

Those who would marry girls aged between 14 and 18 years would be dealt with under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, the CM added.

24 Jan 2023

Conrad Sangma 'warns' Mamata TMC leaders will quit party after Meghalaya polls

The TMC had no base in the state but in November 2021, altogether 12 of the Congress' 17 MLAs, led by former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, jumped ship to wear TMC colours

23 Jan 2023

Shah Rukh Khan called me at 2 am, expressed concern over protest against 'Pathaan': Assam CM

Sarma assured the actor that his government will enquire about the demonstration against the movie and ensure that "no such untoward incidents" would occur again.

23 Jan 2023

Heritage tag sought for Ahom burial mounds in Assam

Out of the 386 Moidams explored so far, 90 royal burials at Charaideo are the best preserved, representative, and most complete examples of this tradition.

22 Jan 2023

India to nominate Assam's Charaideo 'Moidams' for World Heritage Site recognition

There are two categories of nomination -- cultural sites and natural sites. The Moidams will be nominated in the category of cultural sites.

21 Jan 2023

Assam village breaks Bihu tradition to save two doves and their hatchling

The locals in Kokaitola had also constructed a Bhela Ghar but did not burn it as two birds had built their nest on the hut and had hatched eggs in it as well.

21 Jan 2023

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