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Tripura gears up for PM Modi's visit on Saturday

Modi will unveil a statue of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur, inaugurate a new structure of Indian Institute of Information technology and a 23 km long railway track between Garjee in Gomati district and Belonia in South Tripura.

Tripura minister injured in road accident amidst Road Safety Week

"The minister is being treated at ILS Hospital here. The motorcycle rider was known to be an Assam Rifles jawan from 99 Battalion of the paramilitary force," the police informed.


MHA tribunal to visit Tripura to record evidence against outlawed outfits NLFT, ATTF

A fresh ban of five years was imposed on NLFT and ATTF, along with all their factions, wings and frontal organisations, on October 3 for their “violent and subversive activities”.

Citizenship Bill: Tripura body calls protest on Republic Day 'unjust', defers movement

Agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Bill scheduled to be held at Jolaibari in South Tripura district was dropped today as a sign of respect to the Republic Day.

Tripura Police arrests man for raping 4-year-old daughter

A police official said the arrested man is accused of sexually abusing his own 4-year-old daughter. An FIR was lodged based on the victim's statements to a neighbour.

Citizenship Bill: Tripura joint forum calls for protest from January 26

“We have formed a joint forum called TUIPC with 48 returnee insurgent forums. We vehemently oppose the citizenship bill," returnee insurgent and former All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) supremo Ranjit Debbarma said.


Tripura celebrates Kokborok Day, CM Biplab Deb aspires to learn indigenous language in one year

Chief Minister Deb today admitted he doesn’t know Kokborok but promised that he would master it in the next one year and would deliver his speech at the 42nd Kokborok Day in that language.

Tripura Left tribal body demands judicial probe, blames BJP for Madhabbari clashes

TTAADC chairperson Radhacharan Debbarma said the Citizenship Amendment Bill is very dangerous for people in the North Eastern states.

Citizenship bill: Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar says police action on protesters unnecessary

Most people affected by violence at Madhabbari said they sustained losses in lakhs since their shops were gutted during clashes. However, local administration provided a maximum of Rs. 10 thousand as compensation.

HRD grants Tripura one-time relaxation for teacher recruitment

According to the state government, Tripura has a shortage of 12,222 teachers, including 6,276 vacancies in the Under-Graduate Teacher (UGT) category.

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Voters turn up to cast ballot as Tripura goes to polls

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.

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Life inside the camp of Bru refugees in Tripura

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

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

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.