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19 March, 2018 6:36 PM After Tripura Win, BJP's Ally Raises Separate State Demand Again

The demand for "Twipraland" was raised in Delhi on Monday during a rally organised by the National Federation for New States Guwahati: After scripting an electoral history in the Tripura assembly election, the Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura or IPFT has again pitched for its core demand of a separate tribal state "Twipraland". The IPFT is a tribal 105

15 March, 2018 2:34 PM Saffron cloth tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CMs Annadurai, MG Ramachandran

A statue of Bhartiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was found vandalised in Kokrajhar town of Assam on Wednesday. Chennai: A saffron cloth was found tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CM's CN Annadurai and MG Ramachandran and Dravidar Kazhagam founder Thanthai Periyar in Namakkal on Thursday. The incident comes a day after a statue of Bhartiya 31

14 March, 2018 7:30 PM After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI: In the recent incident of statue defacing and vandalism, a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was on Wednesday found vandalised in Assam's Kokrajhar. Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway. The incident 40

10 March, 2018 8:01 PM Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Azamgarh; 3 accused identified, no arrests yet

Earlier in the day, the statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was damaged with its head destroyed completely.   LUCKNOW: Three men have been identified on Saturday in connection with the statue defacing and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh. "Three men have been identified, currently they are absconding, will be arrested soon," said DIG Vijay Bhushan 40

10 March, 2018 1:13 PM Woman's skeleton found at Manik Sarkar's house, BJP wants septic tanks at ministers' quarters cleaned

A woman's skeleton was found in a septic tank at former Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar's house in 2005. Agartala: A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has asked Biplab Kumar Deb, the newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Tripura, to get septic tanks of his official residence cleaned before moving in. Sunil Deodhar, the BJP's national executive 124

9 March, 2018 10:25 AM Guide 'inexperienced' CM Deb with your 'years of experience', Modi tells Tripura Opposition

The Prime Minister says his predecessors did not give adequate attention that the Northeast deserved since Independence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the Opposition parties in Tirpura to guide the “inexperienced” Biplab Kumar Deb with their “years of experience” in running the government. He also promised inclusiveness to those who did not vote for the BJP, in an oblique 23

9 March, 2018 8:30 AM Biplab Kumar Deb sworn in as Tripura CM

Jishnu Dev Varma took oath as the Deputy CM of the State Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tripura's first Bharatiya Janata Party government in Agartala on Friday noon. The swearing-in ceremony held at the Assam Rifles ground was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and senior 44

8 March, 2018 5:19 PM Biplab Deb to be sworn in Tripura CM

It will usher in BJP rule in Tripura. Biplab Deb will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tripura at the Assam Rifles ground here on Friday, which will usher in the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the northeastern State. The 48-year-old Mr. Deb staked his claim with Governor Tathagata Roy on March 6 to form the government in the State 49

7 March, 2018 4:42 PM DMK MP Tiruchi Siva lashes out at BJP

A Periyar statue was vandalised in Vellore following a Facebook post by BJP national secretary H. Raja. DMK MP Tiruchi Siva on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion on the vandalising of a Periyar statue in Tamil Nadu, saying that the disease is slowly spreading from Tripura, where BJP supporters celebrating their victory in Assembly elections demolished 33

7 March, 2018 8:01 AM TN BJP sacks functionary for vandalising Periyar statue

The BJP's Tamil Nadu unit today sacked a party functionary for allegedly vandalising a statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, in Tirupattur in Vellore district. "R Muthuraman is being expelled from the party," BJP state chief Tamilisai Soundarrajan said in a brief statement. Muthuraman was one of the two persons arrested 54