Tripura Assembly Election


Tripura by-polls: Counting begins

The ruling CPI-M-led Left Front wrested one assembly seat from the Congress and retained another in Tripura, increasing its tally in the 60-member assembly to 51.

According to election department officials, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) wrested the Scheduled Caste Reserved Barjala seat and retained the Khowai assembly constituency, defeating their nearest rivals Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) respectively, in the by-polls held on November 19.

In Barjala constituency CPI-M's youth leader Jhumu Sarkar defeated BJP's Shista Mohan Das, a former bureaucrat, by a margin of 3,374 Votes. Sarkar got 15,769 votes and Das secured 12,395 votes in the seat, an election department official said.

The official said that in Khowai seat, CPI-M's Biswajit Datta trounced TMC's Manoj Das, a former Left leader, by a margin of 16,094 votes. Datta bagged 24,810 votes and Das managed 8,716 votes.



Tripura Election

Tripura is one of the north-eastern states of India that shares its borders with Bangladesh, Assam and Mizoram. It has an area of 10,491 sq km and there are two parliamentary constituencies; Tripura East and Tripura West. While Tripura East is reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates, Tripura West is for the general category.

The Tripura East Lok Sabha Constituency is reserved for the ST category. It consists of 988,466 numbers of electorates of which 505,117 are males and 483,349 are females. Tripura West is for the general category. It has a total of 1,093,799 voters out of which 533,210 are females and 560,589 are males. The state capital Agartala belongs to this constituency.

The total population of Tripura is 3,671,032, of which rural population is 2,710,051 and urban population 960,981. The population density is 350 people per sq km. The male population in Tripura is 1,871,867 and female is 1,799,165. The population density is 350 people per sq km. It has a sex ratio of 961 females for every 1000 males. The total number of voters in Tripura is 2,379,541, of which 1,212,578 are male and 1,166,963 are females.

Tripura Election Schedule


Name
September 2016
13
Tripura


Tripura Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2016


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
1.Tripura West Sankar Prasad Datta CPM
2.Tripura East Jitendra Choudhury CPM




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Tripura Elections 2016 News

2,000 Tripura local bodies' leaders quit, CPI-M blames government

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   6:26 pm
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Wednesday said 2,133 seats in Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samity and Gram Panchayat were vacant, as the CPI-M blamed the resignations on threats by the BJP and IPFT cadres. View More..

Tripura to execute Smart City project with ADB loan (Lead, correcting para 3)

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   6:12 pm
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) The Tripura government has taken a Rs 500 crore loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Hudco to execute the Rs 1,000 crore Smart City project here, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Wednesday. View More..

Tripura to execute Smart City project with ADB loan

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   4:50 pm
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) The Tripura government has taken a Rs 500 crore loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Hudco to execute the Rs 1,000 crore Smart City project here, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Wednesday. View More..

Presented deficit free budget to make Tripura self-reliant: CM

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   11:24 pm
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the "deficit free budget" presented on Tuesday, his government's first, was intended to make the state "self-reliant". View More..

Six more die in Assam floods, over 5.5 lakh still marooned

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   8:40 pm
Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) With six more deaths reported from Cachar and Karimganj districts on Tuesday, the death toll in the first wave of floods in Assam has reached 17 as 5,64,074 people continued to be affected by the deluge in five districts on Tuesday. View More..

Tax free, deficit less Rs 16,387 cr budget presented in Tripura

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   7:14 pm
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Tuesday presented a Rs 16,387.21 crore tax-free budget for financial year 2018-19. View More..

No breach of information: CBI on its mail leak

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   10:36 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The CBI on Monday said its email account of a particular department received malware last month but clarified there was "no breach of information". View More..

Tripura Gramin Bank ranks fifth in rural bank list

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   1:32 pm
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) The Tripura Gramin Bank (TGB) has secured the fifth position amongst India's 56 regional rural banks (RRBs) in terms of its business and growth, an official said here on Monday. View More..

Tripura Assembly to begin budget session on Tuesday

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   12:02 pm
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) The Tripura Assembly will begin its 11-day budget session from Tuesday, Speaker Rebati Mohan Das said here on Monday. View More..

Challenge to turn India's growth rate to double digits: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   1:24 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian economy grew at a healthy 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 and the challenge now is to turn this to "double digits". View More..

Tripura starts 24x7 'mobile policing' service

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   4:38 pm
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) The Tripura government on Saturday launched the GPS (Global Positioning System) and wireless based 24x7 "mobile policing" service to curb crime, especially against women. View More..

Flood fury in Assam, close to four lakh affected

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   7:46 pm
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Close to four lakh people continued to be marooned on Friday by floods that have hit the state, with the surging waters of many rivers inundating fresh areas affecting both people and agricultural lands. View More..

West Bengal Governor takes temporary charge of Tripura

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   7:40 pm
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was on Friday sworn in as the Governor of Tripura as additional charge till incumbent Governor Tathagata Roy remains on leave. View More..

Landslides halt train services in Assam hill section

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   5:50 pm
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Train services to Assam's Barak Valley, Mizoram and Tripura remained cut off on Friday due to fresh landslides in the Lumding-Badarpur hill section of Assam even as the Northeast Frontier Railway cancelled several trains. View More..

Over 1,380 people rescued by army in flood-hit Manipur, Tripura

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   4:24 pm
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A total of 430 persons have so far been evacuated from flood-affected areas of Manipur and more than 950 rescued in Tripura by Assam Rifles and Army personnel, a defence statement said here on. View More..

Tripura to give monthly pension of Rs 10,000 to journalists

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   2:02 pm
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) The Tripura government has enhanced the journalists pension from Rs 1,000 to Rs 10,000, a Minister here said. View More..

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   8:32 pm
Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal, June 14 (IANS) The flood situation in the Northeast continued to be grim on Thursday with at least nine people losing their lives and thousands displaced in Assam, Manipur and Tripura, where the state governments have sought Armys help in rescue operations. View More..

India suffering from worst water crisis in history: NITI Aayog

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   6:28 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat, the NITI Aayog has said. View More..

Tripura flood situation grim, CM seeks Army assistance

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   3:12 pm
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday sought the Army's assistance in rescue operations in the flood-hit state as incessant rains continued for the third day leading to floods and landslides - forcing some 50,000 poeple to take shelter in relief camps and claiming four lives. View More..

Flood-hit Tripura seeks Army assistance

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   2:44 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday sought the Army's assistance in rescue operations across the flood-hit state. View More..