While ruling NPF won over all the Opposition legislators, including Congress's, during a power crisis faced by Chief Minister TR Zeliang, former CM Neiphiu Rio has launched Nagaland Democratic People's Party with a pre-poll alliance with BJP. "Our stand can be concretised only at the time of elections".
Along with the anti-incumbency wave, the biggest threat the Manik Sarkar government is facing is its poor track record to uplift people from poverty.
Moreover, of all the states in the Northeast, Tripura witnessed the sharpest demographic change on account of the influx of Hindu Bengali refugees from Bangladesh in the aftermath of Partition and the 1971 war.
Taking on Sarkar for his charge that that the Centre had not done much for the state's development, the BJP chief reeled out the names of a number of central schemes and noted that it had released Rs 25,396 crore to Tripura under the 14th finance commission against Rs 7,283 crore it had got under the 13th finance commission. During our field work across the state, an overarching majority of anti-Left respondents, both tribal as well as Bengali, batted for the BJP while acknowledging that they had been Congress voters in the last Assembly election.
"Lotus blooms in mud".
"The government of "Lal bhai" and its cadres have looted Tripura for 25 years in the name of development..." As Shekhar Dutta, a senior journalist, says, "The domineering presence of CPM in Tripura is a classic example of the state's conversion into a party-society in which nothing is beyond the purview of the political gaze".
Sarkar is locked in a quadrangular contest in his home constituency of Dhanpur, where Jahir Uddin from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) is the fourth candidate. She had fought against him in 1998 for the Dhanpur seat and lost.
Reacting to the allegations leveled by the Congress on political parties having links with the BJP, the BJP national spokesperson said "We are contesting against all the parties including UDP and NPP in the state and as far as allegations of the BJP contesting only 47 seats leaving the rest for its so-called partners, I have to say that the decision was taken only after thorough assessment based on the winnability of the candidates".
Asked what he expects a BJP government to do, he says Tripura depends heavily on the Centre for its resources and it will help if it comes to power.
BJP President Amit Shah waves at crowd during an Assembly election campaign roadshow in Agartala, Tripura on Sunday.
Right from giving free smartphones to youth to one job at least in every household, the manifesto of the BJP is full of populist moves.
"Whatever needs to be done to protect the identities of these tribes and other communities that live in the region, the BJP is committed to doing".
Compared to all the bold and enticing promises of the BJP, the Left Front government's manifesto looks tad boring.
The urge to dislodge the Left Front regime made IPFT imperative to BJP, which is desperate to take another northeastern state into its kitty.
Pence has been outspoken about North Korea's history of human rights issues and met with defectors from the country on Friday. Kim's presence at the Olympics has presented people in South Korea and beyond with something new to know about North Korea.
This works in the favour of the messaging application as transaction between different digital wallets is still not an option. Most hope to make money by looping in merchants - WhatsApp could easily add a QR-code scanner to enable that, for example.
It is negative, as 37 investors sold PPL shares while 222 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX)'s Freight has confirmed its plans to open a new service center in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The report unveiled by India's Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan says the country stands eighth in terms of annual forest gain. There is a jump from 42.77m3 in the 2011 assessment to 74.51m3 in timber production in Trees outside Forests (TOF) category.
Lyft has required drivers to take a six-hour break for every 14 hours spent in driver mode since January 2014. NHTSA describes drowsy driving as "a profound impairment that mimics alcohol-impaired driving in many ways".
The Stanley jury was drawn from among more or less local people in a place where there are few cities, and no big ones. The Boushie family, along with activists, have said they will fight for an appeal.
Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Mondelez International by 1,450.0% in the second quarter. The stock has performed -3.93% over the last seven days, 0.78% over the last thirty, and 2.03% over the last three months.
India is still stuck in the age-old debates of the Israel-Arab rivalry, whereas the Middle East has moved on. Following the meeting between Modi and Sultan Qaboos, eight agreements were signed between India and Oman.
Jane Doe feels like she made an enormous mistake and hasn't turned in the ticket to claim her winnings yet. The store will receive $75,000 for selling the ticket to the eighth largest lottery jackpot in the U.S.
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts called Van Elslander an "icon" in the Detroit area and an "inspiration to all of us". Additional details, including funeral arrangements, were not immediately available at press time.
State of Kansas, has been disqualified, though there is no law prohibiting animals from running for elections in the state. But the Woolley family is mostly "astounded" by how the news of Angus' run has "blown up the way it has".
Johnson, 36, is expected to clear waivers on Monday afternoon and then will be eligible to sign immediately with the Rockets. Wright, 30, has played 10 National Basketball Association seasons, serving as a reliable frontcourt presence.
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As the next round of earnings reports gets closer, investors will be closely monitoring results in comparison to Street estimates. The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.2, according to consensus of 13 analysts.
Serena Williams loses in return By
Serena appeared particularly slow on her feet and was poor in her shot selection after more than a year away from the sport. But this event was most notable for the return of Serena Williams , five months after giving birth .
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Tributary Capital Management Llc increased Timken Co Com (NYSE:TKR) stake by 32,600 shares to 41,100 valued at $2.00M in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 33 investors sold WYNN shares while 148 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes.
Mithali stars in India's win
Bowling her second over, Pooja Vastrakar was first taken for a six and a four before clawing her way back. Smriti Mandhana provided the initial burst , racing to 28 off 15 balls with three fours and two sixes.
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They head out for a bike ride and some gelato, but Lauren is awfully quiet. "But no, I had already been eliminated from the show". Next week, on hometowns , it looks like Arie gets a rough ride on all of the visits, although that could just be editing.