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Tripura Assembly passes unanimous resolution to increase state ADC seats from 30 to 50

January 18, 2020 8:05 pm

Tribal Welfare Minister Jamatia said it is an important decision to elevate the status of the tribal council since no government in the last 35 years took any decision in the direction.

Pact to end Bru refugee crisis may be signed today

January 16, 2020 9:36 am

According to the new agreement, approximately 35,000 Bru refugees will settle in Tripura and will be given aid to help with their rehabilitation.

Tripura: IPFT leaders shave head in protest against CAA, demand separate state for tribals

January 15, 2020 8:22 pm

The leaders, who have been staging a sit-in demonstration against the Act from last 10 days at Dukmali Bazaar in Khumulwng, headquarters of Tripura ADC, also demanded NRC revision in the state along with a separate state for the tribals.

Tripura: New BJP state chief announced, Biplab Deb steps down from post

January 15, 2020 4:07 pm

The new Tripura BJP chief is Dr Manik Saha. CM Deb had held the position for four years.

Tribals in state 'foreigners', Bengalis original inhabitants, claims Tripura social group

January 10, 2020 8:06 pm

The group also threatens to boycott this year's Tripura ADC elections and seek recourse from Supreme Court, if demands are not met. It also warned an agitation, in phases, starting with a sit-in demonstration at Laljuri village in North Tripura tomorrow.

Govt employees' presence in rallies not in violation of service conduct rules, rules Tripura High Court

January 10, 2020 6:52 pm

The Court order came in response to a petition by Lipika Paul, an Upper Division Clerk in the state government's Department of Fisheries, who was suspended and put under departmental enquiry for joining a Left political rally on December 31, 2017.

Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Tripura, over 130 detained

January 08, 2020 8:13 pm

Additional Director General of Tripura Police Rajiv Singh informed the no major violence occurred during the strike in the state apart from some clashes at Kailashahar in Unakoti district where over 130 people were detained including — 75 from CPI(M) and 55 from BJP.  

Tripura: Thousands hit the streets to protest BJP MLA's call for march against crimes on women

January 02, 2020 7:49 pm

BJP Mahila Morcha state president Papia Dutta said the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti (TUJS) government, which ruled Tripura from 1988 till 1993, witnessed the highest incidents of crime against women.

Manik Sarkar writes to Tripura police chief, seeks help to end attacks on opposition workers

December 28, 2019 10:42 pm

Claiming that the law and order has broken down in the BJP-ruled Tripura, Sarkar questioned the "tacit indulgence" of a section of police officers with the attackers.

Watch | Tripura royal scion posts video of people crossing field, claims they're Bangladeshis entering India

December 27, 2019 10:34 pm

He posted two video clips in his post, where people are seen running across a field. Those shooting the videos are heard surmising that they might be Rohingya refugees.


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.