80% vote in Tripura local polls; AITC, CPM allege rigging and intimidation

The first phase of local body elections in Tripura were marred by allegations that ruling BJP workers attacked opposition All India Trinamool Congress and CPM workers and intimidated voters. Over 80% voted, by initial estimates, in elections to 51 seats to the Agartala Municipal Corporation and 171 seats in seven municipal councils and six nagar … Read more