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Tripura assembly sees chaos; ‘Fake SC status’ of ruling Left MLA


September 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Tripura state legislative assembly Friday witnessed bedlam after the speaker rejected an opposition-sponsored adjournment motion which sought discussion on the alleged fake Scheduled Caste-status of ... Read more...

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Special anti-terror Act extended in Tripura


September 8th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) The Tripura government has extended for another six months the operation of a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to para-military troopers deployed in disturbed areas ... Read more...

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CPI-M meet on president poll Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo will meet in New Delhi Thursday to decide its stand on the July 19 presidential election, party sources ... Read more...

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Pranab calls Tripura CM for Left support


June 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee telephoned Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is also a Communist ... Read more...

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Tripura CPM sees ploy behind American festival


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) The US consulate holding an educational festival without the Tripura government's permission has alarmed the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)."Without taking prior approval, how can ... Read more...

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Northeast parties press for repealing army’s special powers


April 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 11 (IANS) The demand to repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives sweeping powers to security forces deployed in disturbed areas, was reiterated by ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly over rape incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Tripura assembly Thursday witnessed unprecedented bedlam as the opposition Congress created a ruckus demanding a probe into the alleged "mass rape of two young tribal ... Read more...

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Special powers act extended for six months in Tripura


March 19th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) The Tripura government has extended for another six months the operation of a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to security forces deployed in disturbed areas ... Read more...

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‘Tripura rehabilitating surrendered extremists’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) The Tripura government has economically rehabilitated 1,285 tribal guerillas who had surrendered to the authorities since 1998, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Tuesday."During ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Spanish town authorises cannabis plantation


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rasquera (Spain), March 2 (IANS/EFE) Leaders of this northeastern town have given the green light to the establishment of a cannabis plantation to boost municipal revenues and create jobs as ... Read more...

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Threats to Trinamool leaders: Mamata hints at ‘Marxist-Maoist’ plot


November 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) In the wake of recent life threats to the state food minister by the Maoists, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday indicated that the ... Read more...

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AFSPA extended for six months in Tripura


September 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) Tripura has extended for another six months the operation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly


September 5th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) The Tripura assembly witnessed pandemonium Monday with the opposition Congress demanding a probe into the mysterious death of a youth and the police baton charge on ... Read more...

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Bedlam in Tripura assembly over July protests


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 2 (IANS) The mysterious death of a youth and police baton-charge on Congress protesters in July led to an uproar in the Tripura assembly on the first day ... Read more...

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Ukraine frees student who fried eggs on war memorial


July 1st, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court Thursday released on parole a student held for frying eggs and sausages on an eternal flame commemorating soldiers who died in World ... Read more...

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Tripura to ask CBI to probe rape, death of tribal leader


March 7th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 7 (IANS) The Tripura government will ask the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the alleged rape and murder of a tribal woman by Tripura State Rifles ... Read more...

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Left Front sweeps local polls in Tripura


February 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Sunday won handsomely in local self-government elections, bagging a majority in 470 of the 527 village committees.The Congress and its ally the ... Read more...

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Guns and stones have given nothing to Kashmir: Minister


February 8th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, Feb 8 (IANS) Guns and stones have given nothing to the people of Kashmir Valley "except death and destruction", says senior political leader and Agriculture Minister Ghulaam Hassan ... Read more...

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CPI-M fears terror spurt before Tripura local bodies polls


February 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said it feared a spurt of terrorism before the local bodies elections in the state, which has earned huge appreciation ... Read more...

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BJP believes in confrontations on communal lines: Digvijay Singh


January 27th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its recent flag-hoisting rally said the party believes in confrontations on communal ... Read more...

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Tricolour row: BJP activists attack J-K Finance Minister’s car


January 26th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, who had undertaken a rally to hoist the national flag at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Republic Day attacked the car of ... Read more...

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BJP’s ‘Tiranga Yatra’ foiled, police arrest six supporters


January 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested six Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and separatists, who were heading towards the Lal Chowk here to hoist the national ... Read more...

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Kashmir tricolour hosting: BJP leaders released in Kathua


January 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 26 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Part (BJP) leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, who were arrested yesterday as they crossed into Jammu to carry on with the party's ... Read more...

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Prominent Tripura tribal leader dead


November 13th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) Renowned tribal leader and former Tripura minister Rabindra Debbarma died here Saturday. He was 54.Debbarma, the founder general secretary of the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), was ... Read more...

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Extortionists, stalkers push crime graph in Bangladesh


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Extortion and stalking have pushed up the crime graph in Bangladesh, media reports said as a Kali temple here was vandalised in dispute over extortion money.The historic ... Read more...

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Use media to tell people BJP trustworthy, nationalist party: Advani


September 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday asked each party functionary to convey the message to people through the media that the BJP is ... Read more...

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Pak police claim senior Balochistan National Party leader’s killers’ arrest


August 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Aug 14 (ANI): The Pakistan police have arrested two men alleged to have been involved in the July 14 assassination of Balochistan Nationalist Party (BNP) Secretary General Habib Jalib Baloch.The ... Read more...

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Tripura opposition parties withdraw CM boycott


July 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Tripura's opposition parties Thursday withdrew their six-and-a-half month old boycott of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar over his remarks on the alleged links between terror groups and the state's ... Read more...

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Belgium shaken as nationalists win polls


June 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 14 (DPA) Belgians awoke Monday to confirmation of the news that the Dutch-speaking nationalist party N-VA has won a crushing victory in snap elections, raising fears that months of political ... Read more...

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Tripura budget presented amid bedlam


June 11th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 11 (IANS) Proceedings in the Tripura assembly were repeatedly disrupted Friday while the budget for 2010-11 was being presented as opposition protested over the speaker's rejection of their adjournment motion ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru is son-in-law of Congress, says Gadkari


May 7th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday said Afzal Guru, the mastermind of the 2001 attack on parliament was "a son-in-law of the Congress". He said the ... Read more...

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Left retains Tripura tribal council with thumping majority (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front Friday stormed back to power in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) for the second consecutive ... Read more...

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Left heading for victory in Tripura council polls


May 7th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) led Left Front headed for a landslide victory in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council polls, officials said Friday. According ... Read more...

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Big turnout witnessed during Tripura ADC polls


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasKhumlung / Mandai (West Tripura), May 3 (ANI): Polls for the sixth council of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) were held under tight security here on Monday.Of ... Read more...

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Over 80 percent turnout in Tripura tribal council polls (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Voting ended peacefully Monday with more than 80 percent turnout to elect a new Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) in Left Front-ruled Tripura, officials said. "Braving ... Read more...

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