Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicManik Sarkar

Topic: Manik Sarkar

BJP’s West Bengal plan must not be ‘vote for Modi’ and get a Yogi or Biplab in return

West Bengal voters should be told who will replace Mamata Banerjee if the BJP pulls off the big win, and that Narendra Modi won't be the campaign's driving force.

BJP’s victory in Tripura will force Left to rethink its alliance with Congress for 2019

National attention was focused on Tripura because the Left was engaged in a direct fight with the Right.

Tripura fell to BJP because the Left failed to understand what people wanted

Widespread corruption plagued the Tripura under the government led by Manik Sarkar, who is otherwise known for his clean image.

Born and raised under CPI(M) rule, Tripura’s young voters root for change

Tripura’s young voters are not happy about unemployment and lack of development in the state.

In battle for Tripura’s crucial tribal votes, BJP walks tightrope with local ally

Tribals seem to be leaning towards BJP due to its alliance with IPFT, which has been leading a movement for separate statehood for ‘indigenous’ people.

This lady has worked for 2 months to hand-weave a tribal dress for Narendra Modi

BJP hand-picks tribal artisans to weave garments for PM. It’s trying hard to woo the community in its bid to defeat Manik Sarkar’s Left Front govt.

With ‘Lal Sarkar’, BJP to attack Manik Sarkar’s rule in Tripura

A scathing comment on the Manik Sarkar government, the feature film will hit the screens by January-end, days before the state assembly polls.

Editors’ Guild demands justice in Tripura journalist murder case

Senior journalists condemn killing of Santanu Bhowmik, urge central government to take note of the string of recent attacks on mediapersons

On Camera

YourTurn

Ban on wheat export is tyranny. It stops farmers from getting a windfall from higher prices

Modi govt's ‘deal’ for the farmer is: ‘Heads I win, tails you lose’. Just when farmers might receive a decent price, the govt floods the market with imports or bans exports.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says Paris will work with New Delhi to get over some of the strategic “constraints” it is facing today. | Photo: Pooja Kher | ThePrint

We won’t lecture, but want to boost India’s strategic autonomy, says French ambassador

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India, said the Rafale fighter jet deal, and the Scorpene submarines programme have been outstanding achievements in the bilateral ties.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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