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Is Tripura’s ‘Jampui Kamola’ a thing of the past?

Eight decades after its first production, Jampui Kamola has seen a downfall. While farmers blame crop failure for repeated losses, the state government has largely chosen to hold them responsible for the condition.

Tripura: After probe into previous govt's PWD projects, vigilance inquiry to trace missing buses

Transport minister Pranajit Singha Roy said, “We have 173 buses under the Tripura Urban Transport Corporation Limited, out of which 101 were on the streets. When we assumed office, there was no trace of the others."


Tripura: Ruling IPFT to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar next month for 'Tipraland'

IPFT claimed the Centre's decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh — implied its "in-principle support" for Tipraland.

Tripura: Police custody but no lock-up for unwell ex-minister in graft case

Badal Choudhury, who was Tripura's PWD minister for four terms, is an accused in a Rs 638.40-crore corruption case. In October, he was arrested from a hospital.

Tripura: Graft accused ex-minister Badal Choudhury sent in judicial custody

Choudhury, who served four terms as PWD minister in the erstwhile Left Front governments, is accused in a Rs 638 crore graft case along with two others, including former PWD Engineer in-Chief Sunil Bhowmik and former Chief Secretary Yashpal Singh.

Explained: Who are the Brus in Tripura camps, and why they are not returning to Mizoram

Bru or Reang is a community indigenous to Northeast India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam.


Tripura: Bru migrants withdraw road blockade after state restores food supply

The supplies were stopped by the Centre from October 1 this year, after the migrants refused to return to Mizoram under a repatriation package it announced.

Tripura: Food supplies halted in camps, Bru migrants announce indefinite road blockade

Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF), a major Bru refugee outfit, wrote to North Tripura District Magistrate Raval Hamendra Kumar Tuesday about the ‘indefinite roadblock’ between Dasda and Anandabazaar in North Tripura from October 31.

Tripura: Four Nigerians held for entering India without papers

An official said preliminary investigation suggested the Nigerian nationals illegally entered the Indian territory through Bangladesh.

Tripura: 19-year-old boy dies in police custody, family alleges torture

While the boy's family accused the police of torture, leading to his death, the police have denied any aberration and claimed he developed an ‘illness’ after he was taken to the hospital for a routine check-up, where he passed away.

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

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

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.