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Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar express derails in Assam

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:00 pm
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Two wheels of Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar Express derailed on Tuesday in southern Assam bordering Tripura, an official said. View More..

Left parties to step up stir for fresh polling in Tripura West

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:18 pm
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) Demanding fresh voting in the Tripura West parliamentary constituency, the Left parties would intensify their agitations until the Election Commission declares re-polling in the entire Lok Sabha seat, Left leaders said here on Monday. View More..

Heat wave, deficit rain affect normal life in NE

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:00 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The normal life in the northeastern region has been affected due to heat wave in several areas and deficit pre-monsoon rains, officials said on Monday. View More..

Cop suspended for fake post against Tripura CM's wife

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   8:28 pm
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A police constable was arrested and subsequently suspended from service on Sunday for spreading fake information on social media about an alleged "divorce suit" filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb by his wife Niti Deb, the police said. View More..

Bengal government blocked my poll campaign: Tripura CM

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   4:02 pm
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal put up obstacles in his election campaign in the state. View More..

Opposition demands fresh polls in Tripura West seat

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   10:18 pm
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The CPI-M and the Congress on Saturday threatened to launch an agitation and move the Supreme Court if the Election Commission did not order fresh voting in the Tripura West parliamentary seat, which went to the polls on April 11. View More..

Re-poll in many booths of Tripura West seat likely

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   4:26 pm
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) is likely to announce re-polling in a large number of polling stations in the Tripura West parliamentary constituency, where voting took place in the first phase of elections on April 11, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

FB user booked for spreading Tripura CM's 'divorce' rumours

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   12:44 am
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Tripura Police on Friday registered a case against one Anupam Paul, a social media user, for allegedly spreading fake information about a "divorce suit" filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb by his wife Niti Deb. View More..

Tripura State Rifles personnel leave for Bengal polling

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   4:44 pm
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) Around 1,020 troopers of the counter-insurgency trained Tripura State Rifles (TSR) left for West Bengal on Friday to perform election related duties in the Trinamool Congress ruled state, official said here. View More..

EC official evaluates first phase of Tripura polls

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   8:58 pm
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission's Special Observer for Tripura Vinod Zutshi, former Deputy Election Commissioner, on Wednesday studied various reports, documents, video and webcasting footages of the poll process in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency. View More..

NE states have voted for all 25 LS seats in region

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:04 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) With the conclusion of the third phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, polling in all the 25 parliamentary constituencies of the eight Northeastern states have been completed, Election Commission (EC) officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Voters, polling staff blocked by BJP in Tripura: CPI-M, Congress

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:34 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress on Tuesday alleged that thousands of voters were prevented from casting their votes and a large number of polling agents belonging to the two parties were not allowed to enter or sit inside the polling stations by the ruling BJP and its goons. View More..

Over 80% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:56 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 80 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

Over 79% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll (Evening Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   6:28 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 79 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

67% voting in Tripura LS polls (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   4:04 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 67 per cent votes were registered till 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

35% voting in Tripura LS polls (2nd Lead) (12 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   12:40 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Around 35 per cent voting was recorded till 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency in Tripura, election officials said. View More..

Voting begins in Tripura for third phase of LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:50 am
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Tuesday, officials said. View More..

Lok Sabha polls: Voting begins in Tripura

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:36 am
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Monday, officials said. View More..

EC appoints record number of observers for Tripura East poll

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:50 pm
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday appointed former Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi as Special Observer for Tripura East Lok Sabha seat, where polling was deferred from the second (April 18) to the third (April 23) stage in view of the unconducive law and order situation, officials said here on Monday. View More..

Multi-tier security cover for Tripura deferred polls

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   3:40 pm
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) With the deployment of an unprecedented number of para-military and state armed forces troopers, a multi-tier security cover is in place for the deferred polls to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Monday. View More..