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Tripura: IPFT factional feud deepens, NC Debbarma says disciplinary committee formed to decide Mevar Kumar Jamatia’s fate

May 20, 2022 9:52 pm

Mevar Kumar Jamatia, who served as the IPFT general secretary, was NC Debbarma's protege and was included in the Biplab Deb cabinet as the forest and tribal affairs minister.

HashtagPolitics | Another BJP MLA in a spot over Northeast flood visit: Gets feet washed, says all about love

May 21, 2022 7:44 am

The video, shared by the opposition CPM, showed a woman washing Badharghat legislator Mimi Majumder's feet with soap and water and then drying them with a towel, after the MLA had completed an inspection of the locality.

Day after Tripura introduces motor fuel rationing, govt says provisional stock available

May 19, 2022 1:49 pm

Union Minister of State for Social Empowerment and Justice Pratima Bhoumik told the media she spoke with Union Minister of State for Petroleum Rameshwar Teli and the central minister assured sufficient fuel would be sent to Tripura via tankers.

Cabinet portfolios of Tripura’s Manik Saha cabinet announced

May 19, 2022 6:05 am

Most cabinet portfolios were retained similar to the Biplab Deb administration, except a few tweaks to accommodate the two new ministers – Rampada Jamatia and Prem Kumar Reang, who were included in the council of ministers under CM Saha.

Delhi Confidential | 'A world unto its own': Union minister Sanjeev Balyan flays social media

May 19, 2022 7:02 am

He specially came down on Twitter, saying he always wondered who made it. “If you start reading all the comments, you will become a heart patient within 10 days, have a brain haemorrhage in 15 and pass away by the end of the month," he said.

Tripura minister NC Debbarma, tribal politics patriarch, pulls off a coup to reclaim IPFT

May 19, 2022 7:35 am

An ideologue of Tripura’s tribal statehood, NC Debbarma has remained active in Tripura's tribal politics for the last five decades. He had worked with the All India Radio at Agartala and retired as its station director in the late 1990s.

Wailing and hurling chairs: Who is Tripura minister Ramprasad Paul?

May 15, 2022 10:23 pm

A long-time member of the party and the RSS, it was only in 2018, after earlier failed attempts, that Paul, 54, became legislator for the first time, winning from Suryamaninagar Assembly constituency.

‘Development, development, development’: Manik Saha spells out agenda after taking oath as new Tripura CM

May 16, 2022 1:56 am

Manik Saha made the comments after being administered the oath of office by Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya at Raj Bhavan.

Biplab’s man, dental surgeon, new Tripura CM Manik Saha off to teething troubles

May 15, 2022 8:54 am

Saha's induction into the BJP was actually perceived more as an attempt by the BJP to win over the civil society of Tripura, which had been under the CPI(M)-led Left Front rule continuously since 1998.

Fast rise, hard fall: The story of Biplab Kumar Deb

May 15, 2022 9:03 am

One crisis too many for old-time Sangh hand who was close to top BJP leaders


Assam witnesses violent anti-CAB protests, hundreds detained

December 13, 2019 7:04 am

Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified Wednesday in the northeastern states with the administration imposing a curfew in Guwahati till indefinite period.

Tripura TBSE 12th Arts, Commerce results 2019 declared: Websites to check

June 06, 2019 10:04 am

TBSE 12th Arts, Commerce results 2019: A total of 79.05 per cent students cleared the examination in Arts stream successfully, while the pass percentage in Commerce touched 78.13 per cent. A total of 79.05 per cent students cleared the examination in Arts stream successfully, while the pass percentage in Commerce touched 78.13 per cent

Voters turn up to cast ballot as Tripura goes to polls

February 18, 2018 10:38 am

Polling for the 59 of 60 seats in Tripura began early Sunday morning. With CPI(M) and BJP both eyeing for power in the state, the elections are crucial for CM Manik Sarkar who is seeking a straight fifth term.


Life inside the camp of Bru refugees in Tripura

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

What life is like inside the camps of Bru refugees in Tripura, in their own words.

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more:

Preparation for Poush Sankranti in full swing in Tripura

January 15, 2016 9:37 am

Tripura, Jan 15 (ANI): Preparations for Poush Sankranti were in full swing in Lankamura district of Tripura on Friday. Women were seen making beautiful patterns of rangoli with powdered rice. These decorative patterns and symbol of religious belief are created to welcome goddess Lakshmi with good fortune, health and wealth. According to the Hindu religion, the last day of Poush month is celebrated as Makar Sankranti and people in rural Tripura celebrate it as Poush Sankranti.