80% votes in Tripura local elections; AITC, CPM allege rigging and intimidation

In the first phase of local body elections in Tripura, it was alleged that ruling BJP workers attacked opposition All India Trinamool Congress and CPM workers and threatened voters. As per initial estimates, more than 80 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 51 seats of Agartala Municipal Corporation and 171 seats in seven … Read more

Trinamool stepped into Tripura to defeat BJP: National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee

Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said that TMC has stepped into Tripura to defeat BJP. Banerjee told media persons in Agartala on Monday, “We are not like the CPI(M) or the Congress which will be afraid of attacks. Though both Congress and CPI(M) ruled Tripura, both the parties do not have the capability … Read more