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Saturday, April 04, 2020



Over 8,000 school teachers become jobless in Tripura, govt announces financial aid

April 01, 2020 9:27 pm

At least 10,323 school teachers, including graduate, under-graduate and post-graduate faculty, were inducted in different phases over the years. Their services were terminated over faulty recruitment process by the Supreme Court in 2017, however, were later re-inducted on ad hoc basis till March 31.

Tripura announces Rs 233-crore package for poor, homeless

April 01, 2020 11:09 am

Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath announced that the state government would grant free ration for the next one month to all BPL and AAY beneficiaries.

Tripura shifts its markets to open fields to ensure social distancing

March 30, 2020 3:06 pm

Despite repeated appeals, people were found congregating in huge numbers at Maharajganj Bazaar, the largest market in Tripura, and other markets in Agartala city like Battala and Lake Chowmuhani market.

Tripura: CM Biplab Deb asks 6 states to provide assistance to migrants

March 29, 2020 1:41 pm

Tripura CM Biplab Deb also said he would keep a track of the businessmen and owners who helped the poor during the crisis and while promising that the government would be with them during their times of need as well.

COVID-19: Tripura announces lockdown from tomorrow, warns of sedition charges for hoarders

March 23, 2020 8:48 pm

However, emergency services like health services, police, armed forces and paramilitary forces, law and order enforcement agencies, food outlets, hotels, banks, ATM counters, grocery stores, markets etc. would stay functional.

Tripura to distribute free sanitary napkins to all school-going girls

March 21, 2020 5:39 pm

According to the new scheme, free sanitary napkins would be given to school-going girl students studying between class 6 and 12.

Over 700 Tripura teachers detained for protesting despite coronavirus restrictions

March 17, 2020 9:30 pm

Facing termination in the next 14 days, Amra 10323, a Left-leaning faction of these teachers, and All Tripura 10323 Adhoc Teachers Employees Organisation, a right-aligned faction, have been holding relay agitations over the past three days.

Bru migrants complain of lapses in verification process for resettlement

March 16, 2020 2:15 pm

The migrants claimed that the state government got over 60 percent of the names wrong while enrolling them in the list of identified beneficiaries. These entries don’t match with Aadhaar cards, bank accounts, EPIC cards, and other documents.

Tripura: Tribal parties NCT, INPT unite ahead of local body polls

March 14, 2020 9:03 pm

INPT supremo and former rebel Bijoy Hrangkhawl said he was hopeful the merger would be advantageous to achieve tribal rights.

MHA clears Rs 325 crore for new Integrated Check Post with Bangladesh in Tripura

March 12, 2020 9:23 pm

Earlier in May 2019, the Government of India approved Tripura’s proposal to set up a second Integrated Check Post in the state to build better trade, commerce and bilateral relations with neighbouring Bangladesh.


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

November 25, 2018 1:37 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

August 15, 2018 6:49 am

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.