Wednesday, 30 November, 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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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.