Debraj Deb

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Tripura BJP takes on Congress, alleges ‘foreign conspiracy to delay Rafale purchase’

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb accused the Congress of levelling baseless allegations on the central government for political benefits and demanded the party and its president Rahul Gandhi seek public apology before the nation.

Tripura CM Biplab Deb meets PM Modi in Delhi, seeks Rs 1,108 crore assistance

During his visit to Delhi, CM Biplab Deb also called on Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar.

Tripura starts crackdown on illegal religious structures

Sonamura Sub-Divisional Magistrate Saju Waheed said the “unauthorised” religious structures are being divided into two categories – structures which were built over 30 years back and those which are less than 30 years in age.

Prime Minister Modi expected to visit Tripura in February

The state's chief minister said that Biplab Deb would visit New Delhi on Wednesday to meet the Prime Minister.

Tripura: INPT blocks NH08, railway track in protest against Citizenship amendment bill

The protest started at 6 AM and continued till 2 PM after which the party leaders “courted arrest” to avert a confrontation with the police.

When an 8th century stupa was found under a Tripura Eidgah

Though princely Tripura was ruled by Hindu kings, Buddhist influence from Samatat kingdom had spread across all contemporary neighbouring kingdoms.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat joins NE Sangh organisational meeting in Tripura

After landing at the Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Airport Friday evening, the RSS chief went straight to Seva Dham, an RSS ashram at Khayerpur.

Take care of your body, it’s an expensive gift from God: Satyapal Singh to NIT Agartala students

Encouraging students to exercise regularly, the union minister said the human body is the best engineering marvel and it was gifted to them by God.

Tripura: Minor girl raped, body found buried in jungle 2 km from home

The police have arrested a youth, accused of raping and murdering the minor, then burying her body to hide evidence.

Manik Sarkar govt left state exchequer bankrupt, alleges Tripura minister

The state government is under a debt burden of over Rs. 1,000 crore in which the Department of Health and Family Welfare has the highest amount of burden.

Tripura to share expertise with Amul for developing dairy industry

Tripura CM Biplab Deb told reporters that he discussed prospects of developing dairy industry and milk-based economy in the state with Amul executives.

Tripura: Test run kindles hopes of reviving an old rail route to Bangladesh

This Sunday the Commission of Railway Safety ran an inspection test on the 9.8-km Santirbazaar-Belonia broad gauge line which connects to Agartala and could potentially extend to lines in Bangladesh.

IPFT calls off strike after talks with Chief Minister Biplab Deb

IPFT had called for the strike on November 30 in demand for ‘Tipraland’, scrapping the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, and bye-elections in all vacant seats of the ADC villages.

Tripura plans tea cultivation on No Man’s Land on Indo-Bangla border

As part of these steps, the Tripura Tea Development Corporation is planning to grow tea across the Indo-Bangla border on a patch of land which is between the boundaries of both countries.

NGO helps bring down dog meat trade in Tripura

In 2016, the NGO started with an aim to look after stray dogs by providing them food, first aid, sterilisation and rehabilitation where needed.

1971 Indo-Pak War: Remembering Lance Naik Albert Ekka who saved Agartala from Pakistan

The battle which safeguarded Agartala, took place near Gangasagar railway station, 7 Km from the state capital in 1971. LN Ekka was posthumously awarded India's highest gallantry award the Param Vir Chakra (PVC).

Outlawed NLFT stops collection money in Tripura, says tripartite peace talks in progress

Although the NLFT claimed in the press release that it has “recently” concluded its 4th round of tripartite talks in order to solve problems of the state, Tribal Welfare Principal Secretary denied any peace talks with the outfit in recent past.

HIV cases on rise in Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur, state govt calls for new initiatives

According to a report by the Tripura State AIDS Control Society (TSACS), 1313 HIV cases were identified in Tripura till October this year, 513 among these were female while 65 others were children.

Tripura school asks students to write full name of RSS in question paper

The third question, red-marked in the images which went viral, asked students to answer short questions on the founder and founding year of Ramakrishna Mission, inception of World War II and the full name of RSS.

Smart city mission: 7 North East states sign MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited

The development took place in the presence of Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.