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Agartala Book Fair venue change: CM Biplab Deb says ‘reflects new mindset’
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

 "This book fair is an example of model state. The fair was organized for the first time out of Agartala city, bringing it close to people from the suburbs," said Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. 

Tripura: Strike by Bengalee, Mizo bodies called off after govt assurance
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The group said if their demands are not fulfilled in the next seven days, they will launch an agitation "crippling the district and adjoining areas".

Sandalwood worth Rs 24 crore seized in Tripura
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The sandalwood is estimated to be worth over Rs 24 crore, officials said.

Tripura: Teacher hit streets over faulty recruitment, say don’t want non-teaching positions
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

The protest took place a day after another teacher's organisation called Amra 10,323, staged a protest in the state capital and urged the government to provide them with a sustainable solution.

Tripura: Bengalee, Mizo bodies declare indefinite strike from February 26
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

The groups want rehabilitation packages for displaced Bengalee and Mizo families, and for those forced to flee their homes during violent anti-CAA protests in Anandabazar.

Left, Congress joint panel sweeps Tripura Bar Association polls
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

While the forum won 12 of the 15 posts, the remaining three went to the BJP.

Tripura: Facing loss of jobs, schoolteachers hit streets in protest
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

Amra 10,323 secretary Bhaskar Deb Sunday claimed 50 teachers had died since a court order termed their recruitment process faulty.

Slight drop in Tripura Board’s Higher Secondary exam candidates; Madhyamik candidate figures rise
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said that while 27,197 students appeared for the examination last year, this year the number fell to 27,142

Amit Shah not home minister but ‘hate minister’ of India, says Brinda Karat
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Speaking at the inaugural session of 22nd central conference of CPI (M)’s state-tribal frontal organization – Tripura Rajya Upajati Gana Mukti Parishad -- in Agartala, Karat said the BJP-led central government is fulfilling the agenda of communally polarizing people by the brute strength of majority.

Nobody affected by Coronavirus, no need to be ‘unnecessarily anxious’: Tripura govt
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The letter, written to Mohanpur Community Health Centre (CHC) Medical officer-in-charge said four persons including three under the CHC’s jurisdiction were identified to have returned to Tripura after recently travelling to Thailand.

Tripura: Man arrested for raping, murdering minor
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The accused has been charged with abduction, rape, murder, tampering with evidence, under section 363, 376 (a), 376 (ab), 302 and section 201 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 6 of the POCSO Act.

It is our responsibility to respect and uphold all mother languages: Biplab Deb
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The chief minister was speaking at an event organised by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission and state government to observe the International Mother Language on Saturday.

Tripura: Tea Board India mulls plan to tap solar energy instead of coal for tea processing
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

As per official records of the Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC), the tea industry in the state needs 9,000 metric tones of coal per year for drying all the plucked leaves.

Tripura identifies 22 who travelled to COVID-19 affected countries, advises them self-observation
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Novel Coronavirus, renamed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as COVID-19, originated from the Wuhan province of China and has spread to several countries now, killing about 2,000.

As Tripura prepares for NPR exercise, Opposition says people will reject it
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Speaking to, CPI (M) state leader and former Deputy Speaker Pabitra Kar today said his party has been carrying out a door-to-door campaign, appealing people to reject CAA, NPR and NRC.

Three NLFT insurgents lay down arms, surrender in Tripura
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

A BSF Public Relations Officer (PRO) informed that the trio came from across the border in Bangladesh, where they were active under as a new group of the outlawed outfit.

Tripura graft case: Former Chief Secretary Yashpal Singh arrested in UP
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

A special team of Tripura Police was sent to Uttar Pradesh to track the absconding accused ex-bureaucrat, officials said.

As Tripura’s indigenous variety gains popularity, state tea board plans to increase supply
Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Tripura has 58 operational tea gardens, among which 42 are individually owned, three are run by the Tripura Tea Development Corporation and 13 are operated under cooperative societies. Around 3,000 small tea growers also run their tea gardens with government support.

Tripura: ‘Don’t show any papers’, Youth Congress raises ‘azadi’ slogans against CAA, NRC, NPR
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

State Congress president Pijush Kanti Biswas appealed the tribals to unite against BJP's alleged divisive politics and vote for Congress in the Tripura ADC elections scheduled in May this year.

Tripura prepares for NPR, to collect data through mobile app only
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

A team of nearly 11 thousand people will be deployed to work on NPR mechanism in the state, part of which is already functional.  The data will be collected in Tripura from May 16 to June 29, 2020.