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09-Aug-2018 Agartala

BJP men continuing attacks on opposition in Tripura : Manik Sarkar

Ruling BJP members and their sponsored goons have continued their violent attacks on opposition parties in Tripura for the last five months while the misgovernance of the saffron party led alliance government has adversely affected the lives and livelihoods...

29-Jan-2018 Agartala

Tripura to form 8th Left government : Manik Sarkar

CPI-M-led Left parties will win the elections and form the eighth Left Front government in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Monday after filling his nomination for the February 18 assembly polls."CPI-M (Communist Party of India-Marxist)-led Left Front...

07-Nov-2017 Agartala

BJP-led government trying to subvert federal system : Manik Sarkar

The BJP-led government at the Centre is trying to "destabilise" the country's federal structure by switching over to a presidential form of governance, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Tuesday."The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

18-Aug-2017 Agartala

Not going to court over censorship of my I-Day speech : Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday said his government will not go to court against the censorship of his Independence Day speech by national broadcaster Prasar Bharati, but the ruling CPI-M said they would raise the issue in Parliament."We are not...

15-Aug-2017 Agartala

No economic independence even after 70 years : Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday said that though Indians attained independence 70 years ago, they were yet to gain economic independence due to faulty policies pursued by powers that be since 1947."India got independence 70 years ago. Indians...

29-May-2017 New Delhi/Agartala

Tripura CM pitches for rail links for growth of northeast region

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday urged the Centre for increased railway connectivity of India's northeast, including through Bangladesh and Myanmar, for the region's development."Early completion of the proposed 15-km Agartala-Akhaura rail link...

28-Mar-2017 Agartala

NDA government trying to scuttle MGNREGA : Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government is trying to close the rural job scheme MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act)."The present central government is gradually...

23-Mar-2017 Agartala

Resolve issues with Bangladesh, Tripura CM urges Centre

Ahead of the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India early next month, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday urged the Centre to resolve all disputes and issues pending with the neighbouring country."Resolve the disputes and issues...

13-Feb-2017 Agartala

Tripura CM asks officials to meet people, resolve problems instantly

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar asked civil service officials to meet people more often to resolve and sort out their problems, if possible on the spot."Occasionally abstaining from routine official works, you must meet more frequently with the people to...

16-Nov-2016 Agartala

Continue old notes till alternate arrangements : Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the use of now-demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes till ATMs are recalibrated and new and small denomination notes made available across the country.Sarkar also said...

09-Nov-2016 Agartala

Tripura CM dubs demonetisation a 'political gimmick'

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday termed demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes as a political gimmick."Sudden scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes is just a political gimmick and an impractical...

08-Nov-2016 Agartala

The 'best' must join CPI-M : Manik Sarkar

The "best boys and girls" of society must join the Communist Party of India-Marxist to change the situation in the country, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has said."To make a qualitative change in the party, the best boys and girls must come into the...

26-Oct-2016 Bhubaneswar

Odisha urges Centre to release insurance money for drought-hit farmers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged the Centre to release Rs 795.31 crore for disbursal among the state's drought-hit farmers.In a letter to Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, the Chief Minister said the state government had taken...

17-Oct-2016 Agartala

Social tasks must be taken by Leftists: Manik Sarkar

Only talks and stirs will not broaden and grip the base of the Communists, Leftists must engage in social tasks like arranging weddings of poor girls, funeral duties and aid to ailing public, CPI-M leader and Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here...

21-Sep-2016 Agartala

Tripura CM opposes PPP model for raising infra in NE

Even though Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar sees an urgent need for raising physical infrastructures in the northeast, he advocates against harnessing the public-private partnership (PPP) model to achieve that in the mountainous region.Development of...

25-Aug-2016 Agartala

Vested interests trying to spread rumours : Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Thursday that some vested interests are trying to take advantage of the prevailing situation in Tripura after the recent ethnic clashes, by spreading rumours and using social networks."The authorities would take stern...

22-Aug-2016 Agartala

Tripura declares holiday as it celebrates gymnast Dipa's homecoming

The Tripura government on Monday gave a rousing reception to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, missing out on the bronze by a whisker.Hundreds of fans, officials, followers, admirers and well-wishers...

15-Aug-2016 Agartala

Dipa's brilliant show will encourage other gymnasts : Manik Sarkar

Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar's brilliant performance would encourage others and give a boost to Indian gymnastics, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Monday after unfurling the tricolour at the Assam Rifles Ground."Dipa's extraordinary performance...

09-Aug-2016 Agartala

GST will weaken states vis-a-vis Centre: Manik Sarkar

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will weaken the states vis-a-vis the central government, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has said."The GST would grab the power of the states and the central government would be more powerful in the new tax regime," Sarkar...

16-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Education policy should be job oriented: Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday said that the education policy should be job oriented focusing skill development and emphasising on quality."The education policy of the country should be job oriented focusing skill development and emphasising...

16-Jul-2016 Agartala

Smart city project: Northeast wants 90:10 ratio in funding

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has requested Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu to share the investment in smart city projects for the northeastern states by adopting a 90:10 ratio -- 90 per cent by the central government and 10 per cent by the...

05-May-2016 Agartala

Tripura Chief Minister to campaign in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will address 17 election rallies in Tamil Nadu and Kerala to canvass votes for the CPI-M, party sources said here on Thursday.Sarkar, a politburo member of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), left on Thursday for...

23-Mar-2016 Agartala

Indo-Bangla mutual help must go on: Manik Sarkar

Mutual help of India and Bangladesh will boost the bilateral cooperation between the two countries and facilitate their people, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Wednesday."Mutual help and the give and take policies would further boost the India-Bangladesh...

08-Feb-2016 Agartala

Most Indians favour Indira-Mujib accord: Manik Sarkar

Most Indians want further strengthening of the India-Bangladesh ties and continuance of the provisions of the Indira-Mujib agreement, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Monday, refuting the demand of VHP leader Praveen Togadia for modification...

22-Jan-2016 Hyderabad

Political pressure drove Rohith to suicide: Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday said political pressure drove Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula to suicide.He visited the University of Hyderabad on Friday evening and called on the students to express solidarity with them.He supported the demands...

04-Jan-2016 Agartala

Northeast India militants have camps in Bangladesh: Manik Sarkar

Militants from northeast India, including Tripura, have their camps in Bangladesh despite the Bangladesh government being pro-active against them, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Monday.Praising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led Bangladesh government...

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