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Tripura court sentences man to death for rape and murder of minor

The case was registered at Kadamtala police station in North Tripura on September 27, 2018 and a chargesheet was submitted to the court on March 24 this year. After five months of trial, the accused has been found guilty.

Tripura’s ruling ally IPFT says doors open for alliance talks on ADC polls with CPI (M)

IPFT spokesperson Mangal Debbarma said his party entered into an alliance with the BJP on certain political issues which haven't been fulfilled yet.

In Tripura, BSF personnel on patrol need more than guns to stay safe

BSF jawans in this Tripura border area patrol in a suit which includes a full body uniform, boots, hand gloves, face masks and helmets. They also have to carry an improvised portable fogging device made out of a tin can and a bit of wire.

Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh integral part of India: Chakma bodies of Tripura

Chakma National Council of India and Tripura Chakma Students Association, who have observed August 17 as ‘Black Day’ since 2016, held protests across 11 locations of Tripura.

Tripura: Jobs of over 10,000 govt teachers hang in balance, state says ‘searching for a way out’

Speaking on the issue, state Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath told media persons at the state secretariat that his government is sensitive enough for the deprived teachers but can't afford to break the law.

Report on viral video: Suspended Tripura university faculty attacks newspaper office

The attack was carried out after the publication of a news report about a viral video clip where the suspended teacher was seen showing Karate moves and singing.

I-Day: Priority to police offcials’ kids in state govt scholarship, says Tripura CM

Deb thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for ushering in development and said that Tripura would be developed as a ‘model state’ within his tenure.

India’s 2nd largest rubber producer Tripura aims to boost production with RRII429, its own clone variety

In a bid to boost production of ‘white gold’ in the nation’s second-largest rubber producing state, a ‘rubber clone’ or engineered variety of rubber, specifically suited for agro-climatic conditions of Tripura is set to be introduced soon.

‘No regrets… did what we had to,’ Tripura’s NLFT faction surrenders arms for a new beginning

On Tuesday, Sabir Debbarma, also known as D. Yamrok, chief of NLFT’s breakaway faction handed over his rifle, shook hands with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and exchanged smiles before waving to the hundreds of people assembled in Ambassa.

Tripura family celebrates Eid by donating to CM’s Relief Fund, ‘Yatimkhanas’ and no animal sacrifice

The family, which seeks to celebrate Eid in a different way, says divine blessings can be earned by helping the poor and they just choose a different path for it.

Faction of Tripura’s NLFT insurgent group to surrender, 88 to lay down arms next week

A statement from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) informed this afternoon that NLFT (SD) has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India.

5 deaths in 1 year: Another BSF official shoots himself dead in Tripura

Speaking to reporters, a senior BSF official, who did not wish to be named, said 50-year-old Krishna Murari, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of 145 Battalion BSF, was found dead inside the outpost around 1:30 am late night before Thursday.