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Tripura: Displaced due to insurgency, victims seek IDP status from government

West Tripura and Sepahijala District Udbastu Unnayan Committee secretary Sajal Podder said those whose lives were affected due to insurgency have remained homeless for the last two decades.

Agartala Book Fair: Students protest against SFI bookstall

Joydeep Routh, editor, of ‘Chhatro Sambad’, SFI’s monthly vernacular journal, demanded an investigation into the alleged vandalism at the fair and sought arrest of the culprits.

Tripura: Live ammunition found near Indo-Bangla border

“The BSF personnel detained the person after they received information about the recovery of the ammunition. He was handed over to us after preliminary interrogation,” the SDPO said.

Pulwama attack: Protest erupt in Tripura, student leaders call for stern action against Pakistan

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh to the families of each CRPF jawan killed in the terror attack on Thursday. “We express our heartfelt sympathy and condolences for the bereaved family members of the brave martyrs who lost their lives (at Pulwama).

Tripura: All parties claim credit for not passing citizenship bill in Parliament

Tripura’s ruling ally Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura (IPFT) spokesperson Mangal Debbarma told reporters that the Bill was not placed since his party requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh not to pass it.

Tripura to build space museum with technical support from ISRO

Tripura Minister for Science and Technology Sudip Roy Barman said that the facility would be built with technical expertise from Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

Citizenship bill: Protests rock Tripura after bill remains pending in Rajya Sabha

Protesters including Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT) supremo Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl were seen sitting with posters that read ‘Poila Jati Ulo Party’ (Jati first, party later) and placards carrying pictures of Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma.

Tripura minister denies she was groped by colleague at PM rally, Oppn wants him sacked

A video clip went viral on social media where minister Manoj Kanti Deb was seen touching Minister for Social Education and Social Welfare Santana Chakma on the waist and she brushing away his hand.

Tripura: CPI(M) leaders attacked in two separate places, party alleges BJP’s role  

While Tripura deputy opposition leader Badal Choudhury was attacked in South Tripura's Belonia, former tourism minister and MLA Ratan Bhowmik was attacked in Gomati district. 

Bru migrants in Tripura seek PM Modi’s intervention to resolve displacement crisis

Over 37,000 Brus fled Mamit, Kolasib and Lunglei districts of neighbouring Mizoram during ethnic clashes in 1997. They took shelter in six relief camps set up in Kanchanpur and Panisagar sub-divisions of North Tripura districts.

In Tripura, PM Modi advocates ‘HIRA’ model of development amid boycott call over Citizenship bill

The PM’s rally was held amidst boycott called by three CPI (M) MLAs and few tribal parties over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was recently cleared in the Lok Sabha.

Three Tripura CPI (M) MPs to boycott PM Modi’s programme tomorrow

The statement further said that the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill would harm the interests of Northeast India and pose a threat to the secular spirit of the country if it is passed in Parliament.

No cash dole to Bru camps in Tripura for 4 months, migrants seek MHA intervention

The central rehabilitation package granted to Bru migrants living in Tripura in 1998 currently allows Rs 5 per day to each adult migrant, Rs 2.5 to each minor, 600 gram rice to each adult on a daily basis, three soaps in a year, one pair of slippers every year and a mosquito net in every three years.

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 CPI leader joins JD(U), expelled by party a day after defection

"CPI(M), other Left parties and Congress speak of equal distribution (of wealth). But they speak without any action on the same. I have joined JD(U) following the principles of Nitish Kumar," Riyan told reporters.

Coming first in MG NREGA implementation shameful, not proud: Tripura BJP

Addressing a press conference at the BJP state headquarters last evening, Sinha criticized opposition CPI (M) MLA Ratan Bhowmik and MP Jitendra Chaudhary for tellies “lies” about starvation deaths in BJP ruled 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.

Tripura Congress files FIR over missing jewels from Mata Tripurasundari Temple

Earlier in January this year, Tripura Congress had alleged corruption and submitted a memorandum to Gomati District Magistrate Tarun Kanti Debnath demanding a high-level inquiry.

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Tripura royal scion seeks action against illegal immigrants holding public office

Speaking to, Pradyot, who is also the Working President of Tripura Congress, said the petition was moved by former Union minister and senior lawyer Salman Khurshid in the Supreme Court.

Tripura: Seven Rohingyas arrested from Kanchanjungha Express

Railway Protection Force (RPF) assistant Sub Inspector Laxman Debbarma said the Rohingya migrants were detained after security personnel found them behaving in a suspicious manner in the station premises.