Debraj Deb

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Tripura MLA booked for rape, cheating woman

The incident came to light when the victim, in her complaint with Mandai police on Sunday, accused Dhananjoy Tripura of maintaining a relationship for four years but later refusing to tie the knot.

Tripura Gramin Bank among top banking performers in country

The bank has invested Rs. 1,400 crore through loans under different schemes targeted towards entrepreneurs. Among these, the bank has invested Rs. 182 crore through loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana alone and claims to have provided 100 percent investment for government-sponsored entrepreneurs.

Tripura HC seeks EC reply on writ for fresh elections in West Tripura

Dutta’s writ with the High Court was filed after a previous petition filed in the Supreme Court for urgent hearing on similar grounds was turned down, asking him to take up the issue with the High Court.

Surface fires in Tripura could be hints of an active fault-line below

Parts of Tripura and Mizoram are prone to earthquakes as they come under seismic zone V within the Indo-Myanmar fold belt.

Thunderstorm in Tripura: At least 32 houses damaged, communication distrupted

An official from the local Meteorological Department informed that gusty winds at 56 Km per hour speed blew over Tripura on Wednesday night, accompanied by thunderstorm, which is typical to this part of the year. These seasonal storms or Norwesters are locally called as ‘Kaalboishakhi’.

BJP will breach Mamata’s Bengal fortress by winning at least 23 Lok Sabha seats: Biplab Deb

Deb, who is also state president of the saffron party, accused the Trinamool Congress of attacking BJP supporters out of political bankruptcy.

Denied urgent hearing at SC, CPI(M) moves HC for fresh LS polls on West Tripura seat

CPI (M) candidate for West Tripura constituency Shankar Prasad Dutta said several notifications issued by the Election Commission in the follow up of polling at West Tripura seat on April 11 proved the polls were not fair.

Tripura gets MHA nod for second Integrated Check Post with Bangladesh

The 150-metre long 4-lane bridge would connect Tripura with Chittagong port in Bangladesh, which is only 70 Km away from the Indo-Bangla border, and play an important role in the proposed economic corridor through India, Bangladeshi, China and Myanmar.

Tripura can play big role in increasing trade, commerce between Indo-Bangla: Indian envoy Riva Ganguly

The Indian diplomat, who previously stressed on India's Neighbours First policy, said Tripura also has one operational Integrated Check Post (ICP) and two Border Haats while two more Border Haats were approved earlier this year.

Agartala MC revenue collection declines, BJP government alleges conspiracy by Left

Nath’s comments came close on the heels of the allegation from Agartala Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha who said enough funds were not provided to the city corporation since BJP-IPFT government came to power last year.

Tripura West: Why people in Palpara and Asampara feel repolls were ‘unnecessary’

Sixty-year-old Bhabatosh Das is a marginal farmer and owns a small piece of ancestral land. He said his work was affected due to the repoll but added that for the sake of exercising his "democratic right", he had come to vote.

Safety still a concern as 168 booths in Tripura prepare for repoll

The re-polls, which were necessitated due to allegations of largescale violence and poll vitiation on April 11, are being held amidst tight security as 15 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are stationed for poll duty in Agartala.

Tripura mulls scrapping no-detention policy for 5th, 8th standard from current academic year

“We are considering re-introduction of the pass-fail system in schools. However, we will have an annual assessment in all classes. We shall prepare students in a way that they can pass in any examinations,” Tripura education minister said

Tripura: After CPI(M), Congress files petition against EC decision of repoll in 168 polling stations

Congress candidate for West Tripura constituency Subal Bhowmik told media that the ECI was informed about booth jamming and violence, due to which Congress election agents could not enter 900-1,000 polling stations out of the 1,679 which went to polls on April 11.

Tripura Police arrests man for burning woman alive

The accused works in a Self-Help Group and allegedly murdered the woman when her husband, an ice cream vendor, was out for work. 

Lok Sabha elections: Repoll in Tripura political defeat for BJP, claims CPI (M)

After polling was held in West Tripura seat, a report of the Returning Officer revealed that webcasting suffered disturbances in 433 polling stations. Both CPI (M) and Congress parties subsequently alleged largescale rigging in the absence of CCTV cameras and demanded fresh election in the constituency.

CPI(M) files petition against EC decision of repoll in 168 polling stations, Cong to follow suit

Earlier this morning, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said ECI declared elections in 168 polling stations of West Tripura seat 'void' and announced fresh polling on May 12.

Congress ‘dissatisfied’ with repoll order in West Tripura seat, to move Supreme Court

Speaking to, Tripura Congress vice president Tapas Dey said his party was dissatisfied since repolling was ordered in much less number of seats compared to their demand.

Tripura man, booked for spreading rumours about Biplab Deb, claims his house gutted

On Tuesday, Paul took to Facebook and accused BJP supporters of torching his house for ‘protesting against vulgar practices of BJP’.

Tripura: Congress writes to EC, alleges BJP accessed confidential government documents

The Congress added that the saffron party was "not suppose" to have access to the letters written to the Chief Secretary and were provided to them in an "unauthorized manner."