Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: TIPRA

No consensus with TIPRA on tribal state, Trinamool to fight 25 Nov Tripura municipal polls alone

Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress will contest all 51 seats in the Tripura municipal polls, the first time it will field candidates in an urban local body election outside Bengal.

‘Not interested in Congress’: Tripura royal family head on being made executive party member

In letter to son and TIPRA chief Pradyot Bikram Manikya Debbarma, 'Rajmata' Bibhu Kumari Devi says Congress is broken mentally & physically, shouldn't use her name and misguide people.

CPM target of Tripura violence but BJP only following Communist strategy: Pradyot Debbarma

In interview with ThePrint, TIPRA chairman Pradyot Debbarma said his outfit now has a settled vote-bank and will ally with whoever backs his demand for a state for Tripura tribals. 

Bengal to Delhi via northeast? How Mamata plans to capture Bengali vote, expand TMC footprint

Induction of former Assam Congress MP Sushmita Dev is just the latest in a series of political moves that TMC has made with an eye on northeast.  

Newly-formed TIPRA, led by Pradyot Deb Barman, sweeps Tripura tribal council polls

The Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA) secured 18 seats, the BJP won nine seats and one seat was bagged by an independent candidate.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.