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On March 3, the Real Loser in Tripura Will Not be Left or BJP, But Congress

On March 3, the Real Loser in Tripura Will Not be Left or BJP, But CongressDisregard for local leaders and dependence on the Left may push the ‘grand old party’ to the third position in Tripura for the first time in the state’s history. Congress president Rahul Gandhi held a rally in a crucial tribal area… Read More »

Tripura Elections 2018: High Unemployment Has CPI(M) Fighting with Its Back to the Wall

Tripura Elections 2018: High Unemployment Has CPI(M) Fighting with Its Back to the WallWe travelled to Tripura where the Left Front government has been in power for the past 25 years. Watch what voters have to say about CM Manik Sarkar’s governance and the problem of unemployment. The post Tripura Elections 2018: High Unemployment Has… Read More »

Will the 2018 Tripura Elections Be 2008 All Over Again?

Will the 2018 Tripura Elections Be 2008 All Over Again?The BJP in its current campaign seems to be raising the issues that were raised by the Congress in 2008. The difference is the intensity in the BJP’s ongoing campaign. Crowds gathered for PM Modi’s rally in Tripura on Thursday. Credit: Twitter/PMO Agartala (Tripura): On February… Read More »

Why BJP Is Capturing the Imagination of Tripura’s Young Voters

Why BJP Is Capturing the Imagination of Tripura’s Young VotersThe Left Font government has been in power in the state for the past 25 years and just the possibility of change seems exciting to many young people. BJP and CPI(M) flags can be seen lining roads across Tripura. Credit: Akhil Kumar Agartala: In what is… Read More »

If We Win Tripura, Credit Should First Go to Manik Sarkar and Then Modi: Sunil Deodhar

If We Win Tripura, Credit Should First Go to Manik Sarkar and Then Modi: Sunil DeodharThe man behind BJP’s campaign against the Left Front government talks about how a party without any electoral hope has been readied to become the prime challenger in just two-and-a-half years. BJP’s in-charge for Tripura Sunil Deodhar in Agartala. Credit: Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty… Read More »

Interview: Tripura CM Manik Sarkar on How The Left Plans to Fight BJP

Interview: Tripura CM Manik Sarkar on How The Left Plans to Fight BJPSpeaking to The Wire, the four-time Tripura chief minister discusses the Left Front’s strategy to fight the BJP, the possible impact of anti-incumbency in the assembly elections, unemployment in the state and more.  Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty: The BJP has mounted a huge… Read More »