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Tripura: Police lathicharge, use water cannons, tear gas at terminated teachers in Agartala, over 40 injured
Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Apparently apprehending a law and order situation, the West Tripura district administration Tuesday imposed section 144 in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) area for 24 hours starting 6 am Wednesday.

Tripura’s Satyaram Reang to receive Padma Shri for promoting Hojagiri dance
Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Satyaram Reang, who will receive the Padma Shri from the President later this year, has been instrumental in sustaining and promoting the traditional Hojagiri dance, a complex dance form that includes acrobatics and gymbal balancing.

Tripura tribal party claims members falsely charged with militancy links
Sat, Jan 23, 2021

The local tribal party claimed that four of their party activists were arrested last December from Gandacherra in Dhalai district accusing them of helping militants without any evidence.

On statehood day, CM Biplab Deb vows to turn Tripura into a model state
Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Claiming his government met many of its objectives and goals during his two-and-a-half years in office, the CM said the state, on his watch, achieved open-defecation free status and rural electrification, while people were provided with Aadhaar cards and Jan Dhan accounts and students with bicycles.

Tripura: Four, including NLFT ultra, arrested; police say some border construction agencies helping insurgents
Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Assistant Inspector General of Police Subrata Chakraborty said the police had information about extortion notices being circulated by the banned outfit in the area, especially amongst construction agencies engaged in border fencing work.

A cloth called risa: Part of Tripura culture, set to be a national brand
Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has of late made it his style statement to sport the Risa. What is a Risa, and why is it important?

No space for Opposition under BJP govt, says former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Sarkar said a six-member delegation of the CPI(M), including himself, met the governor recently and apprised him of the situation.

Kokborok Day: Tripura CM shares pic in traditional ‘risa’, starts online trend
Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Risa is a hand-woven cloth made by Tripura's indigenous communities, used as head gear, stole, or presented as a mark of honour to a distinguished recipient.

Tripura: Congress bandh against attack on state party chief sees mixed response
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

While Congress workers were found trying to stop vehicles from plying on the streets of Agartala, BJP leaders were seen holding processions, encouraging people to keep their shops open. 

Tripura Congress calls strike on Monday after attack on state party chief
Sun, Jan 17, 2021

The state Congress chief said the police were silent spectators during the incident, doing nothing to prevent the assault.

Tripura to release 1468 teaching job offers from January 20
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said 7,551 people were given government jobs since the ruling BJP-IPFT combine assumed power in 2018

Tripura Police nabs four armed cadres of outlawed NLFT and Assam’s UDLF
Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Speaking to in state capital Agartala on Tuesday evening, Inspector General of Police (Law and Order) Arindam Nath said the police picked up the four cadres from Arjunthakur Para in Takarjala area of Sepahijala district.

High court directs Tripura govt to hold tribal council polls by May 17
Tue, Jan 12, 2021

The court said the polls could be held sooner if the state election commission and the government were ready.

Amid sit-in, sacked Tripura schoolteachers hold blockade to press for job solution
Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Dipankar Debbarma, a leader of the retrenched teachers’ forum, said they wanted to bring the mortal remains of Rumi Debbarma to the protest venue to pay their last respects but were denied permission by the police.

No bird flu case in Tripura yet, confirms state govt
Sat, Jan 09, 2021

Speaking to reporters here this afternoon, the minister said no bird flu case was confirmed till now among few cases of poultry bird deaths at Gomati and Sepahijala districts.

Tripura activist found dead on riverside road, police suspect accident
Fri, Jan 08, 2021

The deceased was identified as Mithun Das of the nearby Daspara area. He had been to Kanchanpur Hospital to visit a patient on Wednesday evening, police said.

Tripura: Significant decline in illegal border crossings last year, says BSF
Thu, Jan 07, 2021

The BSF personnel have, meanwhile, been put on alert in the wake of a rise in insurgent activities, especially over the last one year.

Tripura to purchase 20,000 MT paddy at MSP to boost farm economy
Wed, Jan 06, 2021

In May last year, amid COVID-19 lockdown, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb had said his government would procure paddy at MSP and work for ensuring better price and marketability to other farmers.

‘Medical negligence’ in lawyer’s death: Tripura HC orders Rs 10 lakh compensation to family
Mon, Jan 04, 2021

The High Court, in its verdict, has ordered the government to pay Rs. 10 lakh compensation immediately to the mother of the deceased.

Former Tripura school teacher who lost job after SC order dies by suicide
Sun, Jan 03, 2021

Shefali Tripura, wife of the deceased, told reporters this morning that her husband was suffering from a severe financial crisis since he lost his job. On top of that, he was under a bank loan and had no income to pay it back, she added.

After UK returnee tests positive, Tripura to buy device to check for new Covid strain
Wed, Dec 30, 2020

One of five Tripura passengers who recently flew in from the UK, the man tested positive for Covid-19 on his arrival four days ago. He was advised to go into home quarantine and so were his family members.

Tripura to resume Classes for 5 to 8 from January 4
Tue, Dec 29, 2020

"No decision was taken for students studying in class 1 to 4 so far," said an official from Education Department

Tripura man arrested for molesting pregnant woman feigning as doctor
Tue, Dec 29, 2020

He fled the hospital after the patient and ASHA workers on the spot raised hue and cry over the issue and called for help.

Tripura best-performing state under PMAY- Urban in the Northeast
Mon, Dec 28, 2020

PM Narendra Modi will felicitate Tripura for the win, Union Minister Hardeep S Puri said.

Tripura govt to offer jobs to next of kin of those lost in political violence
Fri, Dec 25, 2020

Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath said the state cabinet had decided to provide government jobs to the next of kin of those who lost their lives in political violence till March 2018.