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CPI-M’s easy win in Tripura bypoll


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Eight months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the state, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday retained the Nalchar seat by increasing ... Read more...

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Record 95 percent turnout in Tripura by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) Braving soaring summer heat, a record 95 percent of the 33,392-strong electorate Tuesday cast their votes in the significant by-election from the Nalchar assembly constituency in ... Read more...

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Crucial assembly by-poll in Tripura Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 11 (IANS) Amidst unprecedented security and high political significance, the by-election to the Nalchar assembly constituency in western Tripura would be held Tuesday."In all, over 600 BSF (Border ... Read more...

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Tripura demands roll back of oil price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices and organised demonstrations across the north eastern state to press ... 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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China to make more non-communists as department heads


April 16th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) More non-communist Chinese would be appointed as chiefs, rather than deputy heads, of governmental agencies, according to an official statement.Currently, two ministers in the cabinet are ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife probed over Briton’s death (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A rising star of the Chinese political scene has been demoted from the country's powerful politburo after his wife was named by police as a prime ... Read more...

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Budget neglects northeast: Tripura minister


March 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 16 (IANS) The Tripura government Friday said the budget had neglected the economically backward northeastern region.The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) called for protests against the "anti-people ... Read more...

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Strike cripples life in Tripura


February 28th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) A nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions to protest increasing prices, privatisation and other issues Tuesday crippled life in Left-ruled Tripura."The strike was total ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch stir for reserving jobs for Muslims


February 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura wants to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Muslims but is concerned about the legal hurdles, a leader of ... Read more...

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Tripura CPI-M protests Bengal murders


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised protests Thursday in Tripura to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal.The demonstrations took place in ... Read more...

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Tripura CPI-M to protest Bengal leaders killing


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will organise a massive protest rally Thursday to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress holds sit-in fast to press demands (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Tripura Congress leaders, led by opposition leader Ratan Lal Nath, Thursday began a fast for 30 hours to press for their 15-point demands, including a high ... Read more...

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Congress leaders fast in Tripura


February 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Tripura Congress members, led by leader of opposition Ratan Lal Nath, Thursday began a fast for 30 hours in front of the Congress Bhavan here to ... Read more...

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CPI-M for more women members


February 1st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday said it was looking to induct more women members."In Tripura, 25 percent of the total of 76,636 CPI-M ... Read more...

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CPI-M fumes at denial of site in Agartala for rally


January 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday hit out at the union home ministry for its refusal to let them hold a party rally ... Read more...

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Raul Castro vows battle against corruption


December 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro warned that there was "no thinking twice about the battle against crime and corruption" and urged his government to be "implacable" in ... Read more...

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China to deport 13 Indian diamond traders, Modi claims credit


December 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Chinese court Wednesday freed 13 of 22 Indian nationals held on charges of diamond smuggling and money laundering. India took note of the ... Read more...

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CPI-M student wings sweep Tripura college polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Tribal Students Union (TSU), both students' associations of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), have swept the ... Read more...

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Tripura to probe firing by forest guards


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) The Tripura government Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a tribal woman and injuries to another villager in the firing by forest guards ... Read more...

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15 injured in clashes ahead of Tripura colleges polls


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) Tension has gripped the colleges in Tripura after 15 students were injured in clashes between various groups following the announcement of students' council polls slated to ... Read more...

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Probe into recovery of bullet from Rahul aide


November 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 12 (IANS) The Tripura Police Saturday began an inquiry into the recovery of a bullet from the baggage of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's aide and Youth ... Read more...

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Draft food security bill faulty: Tripura government


November 5th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 5 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Saturday said the National Food Security (NFS) draft bill in its present form is grossly inadequate in achieving ... Read more...

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Maoists call Junglemahal shutdown Oct 22


October 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Maoist guerillas have called a 24-hour shutdown in West Bengal's Junglemahal region on Saturday to protest against alleged atrocities of the joint security forces and ... Read more...

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Tripura opposes food security bill


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Tuesday said the National Food Security (NFS) bill is against the interests of the poor and the middle class ... Read more...

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US arms package to Taiwan irks China


September 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The Obama administration is expected to announce Wednesday the sale of a package of weapons and equipment worth $5.8 billion to upgrade Taiwan's fleet ... Read more...

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Tripura’s Left government protests petrol price hike


September 16th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Friday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices while the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised vociferous demonstrations.State-owned oil ... Read more...

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China not backing India’s stand on Pakistan terror camps: Daily


August 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) China Daily, widely seen as the mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party, has confirmed the recent visit of the ISI chief to Beijing, but has ... Read more...

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Darjeeling accord an alarm signal: CPI-M


July 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Darjeeling tripartite accord, to be signed Monday, is an alarm signal for West Bengal, the state's former ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) says."The ... Read more...

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Nepal silence on Mumbai blasts shows drift in India ties


July 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) More than 24 hours after 17 people were killed in serial blasts in India's business capital Mumbai and 131 people injured, Nepal's major parties remained oblivious ... Read more...

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Left-backed shutdown cripples life in Tripura (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) Shops, offices and educational institutions were shut while vehicular traffic remained off the roads in Tripura Monday as the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left ... Read more...

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PM’s party on rampage, calls Nepal closure Friday (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's party men went on the rampage Thursday, clashing with police, burning vehicles and announcing a countrywide general strike Friday to ... Read more...

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PM’s party on rampage, calls Nepal closure Friday


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's party men went on the rampage Thursday, clashing with police, burning vehicles and announcing a countrywide general strike Friday to ... Read more...

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Mumbai journalist’s murder touches chord in Nepal


June 12th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) Despite its preoccupation with yoga guru Baba Ramdev's protest on one hand and the Gorkhaland movement in eastern India on the other, the daylight killing of ... Read more...

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Congress backed strike cripples life in Tripura


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) Most shops, offices and banks remained shut in Tripura Monday and rail traffic was affected by a 12-hour strike called by the Congress after its students' ... Read more...

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