Disregard 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.
We 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 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.
The Left Front 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.
Sunil Deodhar, the man behind the 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.
Speaking 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.
Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister, while Maharashtra’s Devendra Fadnavis has the highest number of criminal cases against him.
The peace process worked in Tripura because the Left Front government worked simultaneously to improve the conditions of life for common people.
The Supreme Court’s decision holds particular interest in poll-bound Tripura as the BJP is looking to corner the Manik Sarkar government on the issue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has repeatedly talked about the importance of ‘cooperative’ federalism. But his party’s actions show that this is merely lip-service.
Vinod Dua reads out Tripura CM Manik Sarkar’s speech that was allegedly censored by Prasar Bharati
In his speech, Sarkar said the spirit of secularism is under attack across the country.
Meanwhile in Kerala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat went against the CPI(M)-led state government to hoist the tricolour at a school in Palakkad district.
The foundation stone for the much awaited railway track to link Agartala to Akhoura in Bangladesh was laid.
Since the highway Tripura uses to transport most necessities is closed because of water logging and the lack of maintenance, the state is close to running out of stocks.
Mamata Banerjee has to fix West Bengal before she can step out and fulfill her national ambitions