• Tripura CM backs Shah's 'one nation, one language' call 17 Sep 2019 16:20 Image Source : FILE Tripura CM backs Shah's 'one nation, one language' call Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has supported Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for 'one nation, one language' and said he didn't believe …
  • Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb backs Amit Shah's 'one nation, one language' call 17 Sep 2019 14:12 By IANS AGARTALA:  Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has supported Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for 'one nation, one language' and said he didn't believe English language was the only key to development. Addressing a function …
  • No love for Hindi is no love for India: Tripura CM 17 Sep 2019 08:04
  • I do not believe that English language is the only key to development : Tripura CM 17 Sep 2019 06:28 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said what Amit Shah said was not wrong and one must not think that English language is the only key to development. Speaking at a programme, he said "But I do not believe that English language is the only key to …
  • Selfie points: Tripura’s new initiative to attract tourists 15 Sep 2019 16:35 |NET Bureau| In a bid to attract tourists, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday inaugurated two ‘selfie points’ with signage reading ‘I love Agartala’ and ‘I love Tripura’, in front of the Ujjyanata Palace and Heritage Park respectively in the …
  • Tea Garden Worker Arrested For Theft After 41 Years In Tripura 14 Sep 2019 19:40 Both the father-son had been declared missing. (Representational) Agartala: A 58-year-old man in Tripura, wanted for the last 41 years in a case of theft, has finally been arrested, the police said today. Acting on a permanent arrest warrant against Bachu …
  • Tripura: Man stole goat 41 years ago, arrested today 14 Sep 2019 15:35 Agartala: A 58-year-old man in Tripura, wanted for the last 41 years in a case of theft, has finally been arrested, police said on Saturday. A permanent arrest warrant was issued against Bachu Kaul, a tea garden worker. Acting on the arrest warrant, the …
  • Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb To Hold Janatar Darbar In All Districts 14 Sep 2019 15:02 |NET Bureau| AGARTALA: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said he will hold a ‘Janatar Darbar’ (public court) in all the districts of the state to establish direct communication with people and resolve their problems. The ‘Janatar Darbar’ will …
  • Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb to donate six month salary for installing dustbins in villages 14 Sep 2019 06:08 Image Source : PTI Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday said he would donate his six month's salary for installing dustbins in markets across 1,100 villages in the state. Deb said he has urged all gram pradhans …
  • Last royal scion of Tripura Kamal Prabha Devi passes away 13 Sep 2019 11:11 NET Bureau Maharajkumari Kamal Prabha Devi, the mother of Tripura deputy CM Jishnu Devbarma, passed away on Thursday at Nagaon in Assam. Her mortal remains will be brought to Agartala on Friday night. She was the youngest sister of Tripura’s last king …
  • Tripura’s legendary artist Kamalprabha Devi passes away 12 Sep 2019 12:58 Agartala, Sep 12 (IANS) Tripura’s legendary artist Maharaj Kumari Kamalprabha Devi died at Nagaon in Assam on Thursday, family sources said here. She was 105. “Kamalprabha Devi had been staying with her younger daughter in Nagaon. She was suffering from …
  • Tripura Police recovered 40,560 bottles of Phensydel worth over Rs 22.5 lakhs 10 Sep 2019 07:56 NET Bureau The police recovered 40, 560 bottles of Phensedyl worth over Rs 22.5 lakh from a godown in Tripura’s Badharghat town on September 09. While speaking to ANI, the Police Official said, “We have arrested the owner of the godown and manager has also …
  • Tripura University V-C resigns after sting video, claims threat to life 09 Sep 2019 15:31 Appointed in July 2018, Dharurkar had almost four years left of his term. DAYS AFTER a purported sting video showed him allegedly accepting a bribe, Tripura Central University Vice-Chancellor (V-C) V L Dharurkar resigned on Saturday citing “threat” to his …
  • Opposition protests revised healthcare tariffs in Tripura 09 Sep 2019 08:43 Agartala, Sep 9 (IANS) The opposition parties in Tripura have launched agitations from Monday against the government’s decision to raise the tariffs of services in government hospitals and demanded withdrawal of the increased charges. The Tripura …
  • Former Tripura MP Jitendra Choudhury accuses Modi Govt of 'failing' farmers 09 Sep 2019 00:31
  • MHRD removes Tripura University VC on ‘corruption charges’ 08 Sep 2019 09:20 Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has removed Tripura University (Central) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Vijaykumar Laxmikantrao Dharurkar on alleged ‘corruption charges’ and appointed senior most professor of …
  • Sub Jr NFC 2019 20 Qualifier Abungton double helps Manipur ease past Tripura 3 1 in Group A opener 08 Sep 2019 00:43
  • Caught in sting accepting bribe, Tripura University VC quits: Reports 07 Sep 2019 15:44 Express News Service GUWAHATI: The Vice-Chancellor of Tripura University, Prof Vijaykumar Laxmikantrao Dharurkar, has reportedly resigned after he was allegedly caught accepting a bribe in a sting operation by a local channel. The ‘Vanguard’ played videos …
  • Tripura Government to hike pensions of retired journalists 02 Sep 2019 11:21 NET Bureau Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday announced a major hike in pension of the retired journalists at Agartala Press Club. The CM announced this after handing over a cheque of R. 2 lakh to ailing journalist Biswajit Sharma. The CM …
  • Tripura House witnesses acrimonious scenes 30 Aug 2019 18:46 Agartala, Aug 30 (IANS) Uproarious scenes prevailed in the Tripura Assembly on Friday, the first day of its three-day session and the opposition CPI-M members staged a walkout twice after the Speaker rejected their adjournment motion and to protest the …
  • Tripura to get LPG supply from Middle-East via Bangladesh 30 Aug 2019 11:21 Agartala, Aug 30 (IANS) India will transport LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) imported from the Middle-East to Tripura using Bangladesh’s Mongla port, said a top state official on Friday. “On Tripura government’s request, the Indian Oil Corporation will …
  • TSAGHQ condemns Tripura incident 30 Aug 2019 03:31
  • Manipuri Students at ICFAI University, Tripura felt insecure after being attacked 29 Aug 2019 00:40
  • 340 MW of power from Tripura likely soon 27 Aug 2019 07:51 The Joint Working Committee (JWC) on power sector cooperation between Bangladesh and India has reached a decision to allocate another 340MW of electricity for Bangladesh to serve its national grid from Indian state of Tripura by mid 2020. "We sat …
  • Manipuris in Tripura observes Manipuri Language Day 27 Aug 2019 01:41
  • Dhaka finds Tripura ‘unsuitable’ for power import 26 Aug 2019 19:35 Bangladesh wants to import 340MW more electricity from other part of India instead of previously proposed Tripura, as its transmission system is said to be weak. “We’ve discussed such a proposal at a meeting of the joint steering committee on Bangladesh- …
  • 73 policemen suspended in Tripura in 18 months 26 Aug 2019 18:12 Agartala, Aug. 26 (IANS): In all 73 police and security personnel were suspended in various corruption cases during the past 18 months in Tripura, a police official said on Monday. “Seventy three policemen, including eleven officers and 20 jawans of …
  • By-elections for four assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and UP to be held on Sept 23 25 Aug 2019 15:52 Image Source : FILE By-elections for four assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and UP to be held on Sept 23 The Election Commision on Sunday announced the date of bypolls to four assembly constituencies in four states. Bypolls will be held for …
  • Tripura CM mourns Arun Jaitley’s death 24 Aug 2019 14:28 Agartala, Aug 24 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has mourned the death of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away following a prolonged illness at AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday. “Jaitley was a seasoned and efficient politician …
  • Fugitive guest lecturer of Tripura University arrested in Amarpur 24 Aug 2019 08:14 NET Bureau Guest lecturer of Tripura University Moti Kapoor, accused of attacking a newspaper office and the office of a sitting high court judge, was arrested on Friday night from Amarpur under Gomoti district. His associate Samarjit Chakraborty was …
  • Death for Tripura youth for minor’s rape-murder 21 Aug 2019 17:34 Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) A fast-track special court in Tripura on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a 27-years-old youth accused of raping and murdering a minor girl last year, a government Public Prosecutor said. This is the first time in Tripura the …
  • Bangladesh may buy tea from Tripura 21 Aug 2019 07:59 NET Bureau The Bangladesh government is likely to buy tea from Tripura as the Bangladesh Government has shown interest in this regard. Tripura Chief Minister has requested the Bangladesh Prime Minister to buy tea from Tripura for its quality. The Chief …
  • Jalakeli showcased at Tripura 21 Aug 2019 02:19
  • Meeteis in Tripura longing to learn making of traditional attires 21 Aug 2019 02:19
  • Tripura Meiteis living in misery, want Manipur government to look into the matter 19 Aug 2019 00:41
  • India eyes duty-free access of Tripura tea to Bangladesh 18 Aug 2019 07:27 A file photo shows a tea garden worker plucking tea leaves at Durgabari tea garden estate on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of India’s northeastern state of Tripura. — Reuters photo India wants duty-free access of tea from its northeastern state of …
  • Tripura body stages demo for atrocities on Chakmas in Bangladesh 18 Aug 2019 07:27 Agartala: The Chakma National Council of India on Saturday observed “black day” in Agartala in Tripura, protesting against the alleged torture and attacks being carried out over the community living in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh. Speaking …
  • After tourism, Tripura launches logo for education department 18 Aug 2019 07:23 Although the minister didn’t give any specific plans he has in mind about benefits of the logo, he claimed the decision was taken based on suggestions of eminent educationists. After a logo for tourism, Tripura’s BJP-IPFT government has now come up with a …
  • Book released at Tripura 15 Aug 2019 00:51
  • Manipur Patriot's Day Observed at Tripura 15 Aug 2019 00:49
  • Patriot's Day observed at Tripura 14 Aug 2019 00:19
  • 88 NLFT rebels surrender in Tripura 13 Aug 2019 11:06 Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Eighty-eight members of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), on Tuesday, surrendered to Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, three days after signing a tri-partite agreement in New Delhi with the Centre and …
  • 88 cadres of Tripura’s NLFT (SD) to surrender on August 13th 12 Aug 2019 09:27 NET Bureau Thirty years old, outlawed insurgent outfit National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) is moving towards a peace deal with Government of India as the insurgent outfit’s Sabir Debbarma faction signed a Memorandum of Settlement for negotiating a …
  • Tripura approves children education act 11 Aug 2019 08:47 Parliament had passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in January this year to amend a law to abolish the ‘no-detention policy’ till class VIII by enabling state governments to allow schools to fail students. …
  • Centre signs peace pact with Tripura insurgent outfit NLFT 11 Aug 2019 00:02 The agreement paves the way for surrender of all active cadres of the group. (Representational Image) An insurgent group from Tripura on Saturday signed an agreement with the government to “abjure violence” and “join the mainstream”. The agreement paves …
  • National Liberation Front of Tripura signs peace pact to join mainstream 10 Aug 2019 15:58
  • National Liberation Front of Tripura signs peace pact to join mainstream 10 Aug 2019 13:59 By ANI NEW DELHI: National Liberation Front of Tripura led by Sabir Devbarma (NLFT-SD) signed the Memorandum of Statement on Saturday, with state and Central government in order to join the mainstream and give up violence. Ministry of Home Affairs in a …
  • Bank CD ratio in Tripura rises to 66% in 16 months: CM 10 Aug 2019 12:50 Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) The credit-deposit (CD) ratio of banks in Tripura increased by 18 per cent to 66 per cent from 48 per cent in the 16-month of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said. However, it was still below …
  • Govt signs peace pact with Tripura terror outfit, 88 rebels to surrender 10 Aug 2019 12:50 New Delhi/Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) In a major development, a tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was signed in New Delhi on Saturday between the Central and Tripura governments and National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) facilitating to …
  • Centre signs peace pact with Tripura insurgent group 10 Aug 2019 08:39 New Delhi: The Centre signed a pact on Saturday with an insurgent group of Tripura under which it has agreed to lay down arms and join the mainstream. According to a Home Ministry statement, the tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was signed here by …
  • Peace pact signed with Tripura insurgent group 10 Aug 2019 08:22
  • Centre to fund model tribal villages in Tripura 10 Aug 2019 06:49 NET Bureau The Centre will provide financial assistance to the Tripura Government to raise ten tribal model villages covering eight districts of the State, said Tribal Welfare Minister Mever Kumar Jamtia. The proposed model villages will have all modern …
  • World Indigenous People's Day at Khumulwng, Tripura :: NEIPF 10 Aug 2019 04:21 World Indigenous People's Day at Khumulwng, Tripura Tripura, 09th August 2019 In a massive gathering for unity more than ten thousand indigenous peoples observe the World Indigenous People’s Day on the 9th day of August 2019 at Khumulwng Dak Banglow …
  • Agartala Airport: Tripura seeks land stretching one kilometer into Bangladesh 10 Aug 2019 02:40 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has placed a proposal for having a piece of land stretching one kilometre in Bangladesh’s Brahmanbaria for the expansion of Maharaja Bir Bikram International Airport in Agartala, reported news agency TNN. The …
  • Tripura VHP warns Bangladesh over attack on Hindus, submits memo 09 Aug 2019 17:48 “With utmost humility, we would like to bring it to your kind notice that in spite of the constitutions of Bangladesh granting freedom of religion to non-Muslims in recent past, there has been a spate of attempts at persecution of minorities in your …
  • Governors of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura meet Amit Shah 09 Aug 2019 15:43 A home ministry official described the meetings as 'courtesy' calls. New Delhi: Governors of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed with him various issues concerning their respective states, …
  • Tripura government to construct 1477 check dams 09 Aug 2019 13:55 By PTI Agartala: The Tripura government will construct 1477 check dams across the state to control floods, and grow fisheries and duckeries, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Friday. Tripura currently has 332 check dams. "The government will …
  • Process on to Extend Tripura Airport Runway 09 Aug 2019 09:50 NET Bureau The Union Government has sought 52 acres of land from Bangladesh to expand the runway and approach road of the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, the second busiest airport of the North-Eastern region. The existing airport runway extends to two-and-a- …
  • Tripura gets first woman air traffic controller 09 Aug 2019 04:59
  • Tripura Governor, CM condole Swaraj’s death 07 Aug 2019 16:38 Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais and Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Wednesday condoled the death of former External Affairs Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj. Former Delhi Chief Minister Swaraj died of …
  • India requests Bangladesh for piece of land for Tripura’s MBB Airport 07 Aug 2019 13:35 NET Bureau In an effort to develop Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (MBB) Airport in Agartala, the Ministry of External Affairs is learned to have requested Bangladesh to allocate a piece of land in Brahmanbariya district of the neighbouring country to …
  • Alert in Tripura after dengue outbreak in neighbouring Bangladesh 07 Aug 2019 03:39 Agartala: Following the outbreak of dengue fever in neighbouring Bangladesh, Tripura government has sounded an alert in all the eight districts of the state. Speaking to reporters, health secretary Dr Debasish Basu said, “Since we have got to know the …
  • BJP ally IPFT in Tripura oppose scraping of Article 370 05 Aug 2019 10:30 Agartala: The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), the junior ally of the BJP-led Tripura government, on Monday opposed Union Home Minister Amit Shahs proposal seeking to scrap Article 370 which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Tripura’s …
  • Tripura on alert after dengue outbreak in Bangladesh 05 Aug 2019 09:26 NET Bureau The Tripura government has sounded an alert across the state, following an outbreak of dengue fever in neighbouring Bangladesh, a top official said on August 5. The administration has come up with an advisory for people travelling to Bangladesh …
  • E-rickshaw owner ends life in Tripura amid crackdown 03 Aug 2019 16:13 Agartala, Aug 3 (IANS) A young e-rickshaw owner-cum-driver on Saturday committed suicide three days after the Tripura police launched a crackdown against the unregistered battery-operated rickshaws, police said. According to police, Vivekananda Malakar, 49 …
  • Modi thanks people of Tripura for BJP’s win in panchayat polls 03 Aug 2019 09:14 Agartala, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of Tripura for their unwavering faith in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which recently swept the three-tier panchayat elections, officials said on Saturday. An official of the …
  • PM Modi credits development politics for BJP's victory in Tripura panchayat polls 02 Aug 2019 04:33
  • Tripura policewoman sacked for keeping probe in 23 cases pending 01 Aug 2019 09:47 NET Bureau A policewoman in Tripura has been sacked for failing to complete investigation in more than 20 cases, including some of heinous crimes, on time, officials said on Thursday.  North District’s superintendent of police Bhanupada Chakraborty, who …
  • CM Deb asks Triple Talaq victims to meet him for solutions: Tripura 01 Aug 2019 07:40 NET Bureau As the BJP-led national coalition pushed the bill to outlaw instant triple talaq in the Rajya Sabha, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb went on an overdrive to extend support to victims of the practice in the northeastern state. Deb asked …
  • Tripura CM sets up helpline for victims of instant talaq 31 Jul 2019 10:06 Biplab Kumar Deb’s post came after the BJP-led coalition pushed the Triple Talaq bill to pass it through the upper house. New Delhi: In an effort to reach out to the victims of Instant Talaq, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar released a helpline number …
  • Tripura set to Scale up White Tea Production 30 Jul 2019 11:49 NET Bureau The successful completion of pilot projects on white tea has paved the way for planters in Tripura to go for full-scale production of the ‘costly and delicate’ variety. Earlier this year, the 95-year-old Golokpur tea estate in Unakoti district …
  • Ramesh Bais sworn in as Tripura Governor 29 Jul 2019 15:43 Ramesh Bais, a seven-time MP from Chhattisgarh’s Raipur and former Union minister, was on Monday sworn in as the Governor of Tripura, an official said. The Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, Justice Sanjay Karol, administered oath of office to Mr. Bais …
  • Ramesh Bais takes charge as Governor of Tripura 29 Jul 2019 14:35 CM Biplab Kumar Deb along with his Cabinet colleagues, several MLAs, and top officials were present during the oath-taking function. Agartala: Newly-appointed Governor of Tripura Ramesh Bais was administered the oath of office and secrecy by the Chief …
  • New Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais takes charge 29 Jul 2019 11:30 Agartala, July 29 (IANS) Former Union Minister and seven-time Lok Sabha Member from Chhattisgarh Ramesh Bais, here on Monday, took over as the 18th Governor of Tripura, succeeding Kaptan Singh Solanki. The 72-year-old Bais was sworn in by Tripura High …
  • 7th Economic Census begins from Tripura 29 Jul 2019 07:26 NET Bureau The government kicks off the 7th Economic Census from Tripura today. It will be launched in other states and union territories in August and September. The census, conducted by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) will …
  • High voter turnout in Tripura panchayat polls 27 Jul 2019 17:47 Agartala, July 27 (IANS) Over 75 per cent of the 8,54,900-strong electorate on Saturday cast their votes in the three-tier gram panchayat elections in Tripura with the balloting mostly peaceful, officials said. The opposition Communist Party of India- …
  • Tripura: Voting for three-tier Panchayat begins 27 Jul 2019 06:37 NET Bureau Voting for the three-tier Panchayat in Tripura began at 7 am on Saturday with tight security. However, polling has taken place only in 14 percent of seats as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the rest of the seats unopposed. Of 6,111 …
  • Manipur, Tripura pay tribute to Kargil martyrs 26 Jul 2019 17:39 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb pays to martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Agartala on Friday. (PTI) Our Correspondent Dimapur/Agartal July 26 (EMN/IANS): Manipur and Tripura on Friday paid tributes to the Kargil War martyrs at the Banquet Hall of …
  • Tripura CM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs 26 Jul 2019 11:07 Agartala, July 26 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday paid tributes to the Kargil War martyrs at the Albert Ekka Memorial at Lichu Bagan, on the outskirts of the capital city. After laying a wreath at the martyrs’ memorial, the Chief …
  • Tripura 3-tier panchayat polls on Saturday 26 Jul 2019 10:08 Agartala, July 26 (IANS) The elections to the three-tier gram panchayats in Tripura would be held on Saturday in only 994 of the total of 6,646 seats as the ruling BJP has already won 85 per cent seats unopposed, officials said on Friday. An official of …
  • Tripura MP Pratima Bhowmik donates first salary for Assam flood relief 24 Jul 2019 12:10 Image Source : FILE PHOTO The floods in Assam have caused havoc in the state  Pratima Bhowmik, the Lok Sabha MP from Tripura West parliamentary constituency, donated Rs 1,00,000 from her first month's salary for Assam flood relief, a BJP leader said …
  • BJP’s ally IPFT seeks separate block in Tripura assembly 23 Jul 2019 10:46 Agartala, July 23 (IANS) In a significant political development, the ruling BJP’s junior ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) has sought a separate block for its eight members in the assembly, Speaker Rebati Mohan Das said on Tuesday. “IPFT …
  • Mizoram re-identifies 26,128 Bru refugees in 6 relief camps of Tripura 23 Jul 2019 07:13 NET Bureau Mizoram officials have re-identified 26,128 Bru refugees belonging to 4,278 families lodged in six relief camps in North Tripura district, state Home Secretary Lalbiakzama said on Monday.  The re-identification of the bona fide residents of …
  • 12 Rohingya Muslims prevented from entering Tripura from Bangladesh: BSF 22 Jul 2019 13:36 NET Bureau The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday said the force has thwarted an attempt of at least 12 Rohingya Muslims to enter into Indian territory through Tripura from Bangladesh. Two men, five women and as many children had tried to enter …
  • BSF-BGB standoff sees Rohingya refugees being stranded on Bangladesh border in Tripura 21 Jul 2019 15:29 Express News Service GUWAHATI: Fifteen Rohingyas, including some women, have remained stranded on the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura since Thursday as the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) refused to recognize them after they were prevented from entering …
  • Rohingya Muslims attempt to enter Tripura prevented 21 Jul 2019 05:57 Image Source : PTI Rohingya Muslims attempt to enter Tripura prevented (representational image) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday said the force has thwarted an attempt of at least 12 Rohingya Muslims to enter into Indian territory through …
  • 12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura 20 Jul 2019 13:16 Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border …
  • Parties in Tripura favour NRC in the state, some with riders 20 Jul 2019 04:58 Agartala, July 20 IANS) As an exercise to identify illegal immigrants is underway in Assam, all major political parties in the neighbouring Tripura favour its replication in this state too, although some put certain riders. The major parties seeking …
  • India: Situation report on Flood/Heavy Rain fall in Assam, Bihar and Tripura as on 18th July, 2019 at 1800 Hrs. 20 Jul 2019 04:11 1. Forecast i. IMD • 18 July (Day 1):No weather warning issued. • 19 July (Day 2):No weather warning issued. • Reduced rainfall activity in Assam and Bihar. ii. CWC • In Assam rivers Jiabharali, Brahmaputra, Puthimari, Kopili, Dhansiriand Kushiyara and in …
  • ADB to Give Rs 1,540 Cr for Tripura Power Projects 18 Jul 2019 15:40  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide Rs 1,540 crore for upgradation of power generation, transmission and distribution projects in Tripura, said a top official here on Thursday. Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL) Chairman and …
  • BJP killing democracy in Tripura, says ex-CM Sarkar 18 Jul 2019 12:02 Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had turned Tripura into the “killing field of democracy”, alleged former Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Manik Sarkar, here on Thursday. He was addressing a protest against the “violence and …
  • Tripura: Municipal body conducts massive anti-encroachment drive 18 Jul 2019 11:59 NET Bureau Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Wednesday conducted a massive anti-encroachment drive to make the city clean and free for uninterrupted movement of traffic and people. Informing about the drive, Municipal Commissioner Shailesh Kumar …
  • Centre noncommittal about statehood demand of BJP’s ally in Tripura 17 Jul 2019 10:49 Agartala/New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Union Government has remained noncommittal about the statehood demand of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), a junior ally of the ruling BJP, officials and party sources said on Wednesday. Senior …
  • 45 cows seized from smugglers die of hyperthermia in Tripura 17 Jul 2019 08:42 NET Bureau At least 45 cows, seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) while being smuggled to neighbouring Bangladesh, died due to alleged neglect at a cow shelter being run by an NGO in Tripura. Joshine Antony, in-charge of the cow shelter at Devipur in …
  • Two Rohingyas arrested near India-Bangladesh border in Tripura 16 Jul 2019 07:52 By PTI AGARTALA: Two Rohingyas have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested 21-year-old Md. Salim and 20-year-old Jahangir Alam from Rajnagar area near here …
  • Tripura police arrest two Myanmar nationals without proper Indian documents 16 Jul 2019 06:27 Agartala (Tripura) [India], June 16 (ANI): Tripura Police have arrested two Myanmar nationals for not having proper Indian documents. KR Deb, officer-in-charge, Battala police outpost said, "They are unable to tell how they came here but they have IDs …
  • 10,000 Rendered Homeless in Tripura 16 Jul 2019 06:01 NET Bureau Over ten thousand people have been affected in various parts of Tripura due to unprecedented rainfall over the past four days. In view of the deteriorating flood situation, the State Government has sounded an alert to avoid any kind of human …
  • BJP ‘goons’ threatening our Tripura panchayat poll candidates: CPI(M) 15 Jul 2019 12:31 For the elections on July 27, there are now 306 candidates of the Left Front in the fray out of 6,111 seats, for the panchayat samiti there are 56 candidates in the field out of 419 seats, and in the zilla parishad there are 67 Left Front candidates for …
  • Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit 15 Jul 2019 07:00 NET Bureau Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday. Train services between Tripura, Mizoram and the rest of the country have been affected due to rain and landslides. Bodies of three people, drowned in …
  • Tripura IPFT to meet Modi, Shah over statehood demand 13 Jul 2019 14:37 By IANS AGARTALA: Leaders of the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), an ally of the ruling BJP, will meet the Prime Minister, Home Minister and other central ministers in Delhi next week to press their statehood demand. "We would leave …