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Raids at wedding halls: West Tripura DM moved out of Agartala, HC reconstitutes probe panel

May 05, 2021 8:48 pm

The Tripura High Court Wednesday said it was imperative to shift the DM out of Agartala to enable an impartial inquiry in the case.

Tripura extends night curfew to all urban bodies as COVID cases spike

May 03, 2021 10:51 am

From Tuesday, the new night curfew timing will be enforced between 6 pm and 5 am every day. Currently, restrictions are in place from 10 pm to 5 am.

Tripura: Under fire for disrupting wedding, DM says 'stand by actions, was doing my duty'

April 30, 2021 10:58 pm

The DM had faced a barrage of criticism for being ‘too strict’ while stopping a wedding ceremony that had purportedly run past curfew hours in Agartala.

Double mutant, UK, South African strains detected in Tripura; govt extends night curfew by a month

April 30, 2021 9:12 pm

According to latest reports, 393 people have died from the pandemic in Tripura since March, 2020 and the state currently has 1,020 active cases.

Amid storm of protest, BJP leaders seek Tripura DM’s ouster over wedding fracas

April 29, 2021 8:45 pm

In a video that went viral on social media, the DM is seen stopping a wedding ceremony at Manikya Court, a marriage hall at North Gate of the Palace Compound, supposedly after 10pm, which is past the hour when the night curfew, which was announced in the Agartala Municipal Council (AMC) areas amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, takes effect.

Tripura DM apologises for disrupting wedding ceremony that continued into curfew hours

April 27, 2021 11:09 pm

In a video that went viral on social media, the District Magistrate was seen stopping a wedding ceremony at Manikya Court, a marriage hall at North Gate of the Palace Compound, supposedly after the 10 pm cutoff time for Covid-19 night curfew to come into force in the Agartala Municipal Council (AMC) areas.

Tripura hikes public transport fares, cite rising fuel prices

April 27, 2021 1:49 pm

Apart from increasing transport fares, the government will also introduce bus services covering smaller routes in hilly areas.

Tripura has set aside Rs 134 crore from its budget to procure Covid-19 vaccines, says CM

April 25, 2021 6:05 pm

While the third phase of vaccination from May 1 would make everyone above 18 years eligible to take the jab, CM Biplab Kumar Deb urged to ensure priority to elderly citizens and healthcare workers above 45 years as the state needs to have adequate vaccines in stock.

High Court serves notice to Tripura govt over direct recruitment of retrenched school teachers

April 24, 2021 4:34 pm

Bijoy Krishna Saha, a sacked teacher, told the media that as per the Supreme Court's judgement para 18, the sacked teachers could be appointed in these posts as solace. But the state summoned a written test where the teachers have been asked to appear for the interview along with other applicants.

30 patients flee COVID care centre in Tripura, all are job aspirants from outside state

April 22, 2021 7:07 pm

Police suspects they jumped off the backside wall of the centre as the front gate had security.

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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.

TRIPURA VIDEOS

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: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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.