Tripura: Tribal parties patch up, may damage BJP’s poll prospects

This time, not only the tribal parties demanding ‘Greater Tipraland’ have come closer but also Congress and CPM have allied, severely obstructing the BJP’s attempt to return to power.

published on : 23rd January 2023

BJP ally IPFT laments NDA did not discuss ‘Greater Tipraland’ demand even once

The tribe-based party has decided to ditch the BJP this election to be able to put up a united fight along with another tribe-based party TIPRA Motha to secure “Greater Tipraland”.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Chinks in saffron alliance, tribal parties likely to fight poll together, says Pradyot

The TIPRA Motha is in power in Tripura’s Tribal Areas Autonomous District Councils.

published on : 19th January 2023

Tripura: BJP ally IPFT's founder N C Debbarma dies of cerebral stroke

Debbarma floated IPFT in 2009 after his retirement as the director of All India Radio (AIR), Agartala.

published on : 1st January 2023

Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar slams Tipra Motha, IPFT for 'turning blind eye' to people's hardship

The fuel prices have reached an all-time high but the BJP at the Centre has been paying 'no heed' to the people's concern in Parliament, Manik Sarkar said.

published on : 3rd April 2022

CBI refuses to take Tripura journalists murder case

The BJP-IPFT government referred journalists Shantanu Bhowmik and Sudip Datta Bhowmik's murder cases to CBI for investigation.

published on : 17th May 2018

BJP ally IPFT demands respectable representation in Tripura government

IPFT president N C Debbarma also asked the BJP to select the chief minister from among the tribal MLAs.

published on : 5th March 2018

BJP, IPFT MLAs to meet on March 6 to elect leader: Tripura BJP president Biplab Deb

He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other Union ministers are likely to attend the oath-taking ceremony.

published on : 4th March 2018

Lotus blooms in Northeast, Manik loses sarkar in Tripura

The BJP swept the polls in Tripura, bettered its performance in Nagaland and still hold the upper hand to form the next government in Meghalaya.

published on : 4th March 2018

North-East Assembly Elections 2018 | Tripura Left citadel crumbles in saffron storm

In a scintillating performance, the BJP seemed all set on Saturday to storm to power in Tripura in alliance with the tribal-based IPFT outfit, crushing the CPI-M led Left Front.

published on : 3rd March 2018

North-East Elections 2018 | As it happened: Left Front accepts defeat to BJP in Tripura; hung verdict in Meghalaya, Nagaland

The CPM conceded defeat in Tripura after its 25-year rule, saying "BJP has, apart from other factors, utilized massive deployment of money and other resources to influence the elections." 

published on : 3rd March 2018

Two arrested for killing of journalist in Tripura

The Tripura police said they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik.

published on : 21st September 2017