North East India

Tripura News

Tripura: 24 BSF school children leave for ‘friendship visit’ to Bangladesh

The team comprising of 14 boys and 10 girls are representing three different BSF frontiers – Guwahati, Mizoram and Cachar-Tripura.

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 govt shuts down state’s only multiplex theatre on Valentine’s day

The multiplex theatre previously fulfilled all fire safety norms. However, the official said he didn't have details of which regulations were found to have been violated now, owing to which the restrictions were imposed.

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.