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Centre signs new package to permanently settle Mizoram’s Bru migrants in Tripura

January 16, 2020 10:20:41 pm

Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the agreement signing ceremony at New Delhi on Thursday evening with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Zoramthanga and leaders of Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF), the largest forum of Bru migrants, were in attendance.

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Pact to end Bru refugee crisis may be signed today

January 16, 2020 9:36:10 am

According to the new agreement, approximately 35,000 Bru refugees will settle in Tripura and will be given aid to help with their rehabilitation.

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Tripura: IPFT leaders shave head in protest against CAA, demand separate state for tribals

January 15, 2020 8:22:30 pm

The leaders, who have been staging a sit-in demonstration against the Act from last 10 days at Dukmali Bazaar in Khumulwng, headquarters of Tripura ADC, also demanded NRC revision in the state along with a separate state for the tribals.

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Tripura: New BJP state chief announced, Biplab Deb steps down from post

January 15, 2020 4:07:37 pm

The new Tripura BJP chief is Dr Manik Saha. CM Deb had held the position for four years.

Tripura Assembly witnesses uproar, opposition CPI(M) stages walkout over law and order situation

Tripura: Manik Sarkar demands judicial probe in custodial death of ATM fraud suspect

January 13, 2020 9:12:48 pm

While human rights activists and political parties blamed custodial torture for the death, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb yesterday said he has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of the ATM fraud suspect.

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Tripura HC stays probe against man booked for post on toll-free CAA number

January 13, 2020 1:37:47 am

BJP state media in-charge Victor Shome filed accused Bhattacharjee of spreading misinformation, and repeatedly trying to disturb communal harmony.

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Tripura HC stays probe against man for post on CAA toll-free number

January 12, 2020 8:36:51 pm

Arindam Bhattacharjee, who claims to be an IT cell executive of the Congress party, wrote in a Facebook post on January 4 that all saved data in a user's mobile will go to the hackers if they call on the said number.

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ATM skimming suspect dies in police custody in Tripura, human rights group cries custodial torture

January 12, 2020 2:09:01 pm

The deceased was arrested from his residence yesterday based on interrogation of four Turkish cybercriminals who were arrested last November for ATM skimming in Agartala, officials said.

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Tripura: Former Congress state president calls for ethnic unity during anti-CAA protest

January 12, 2020 6:37:21 pm

Pradyot Debbarma's new slogan was a marked shift in his earlier slogan of ‘Puila Jati, Ulo Party’ (Community first, party later) when he was Congress president in 2019.

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Tribals in state ‘foreigners’, Bengalis original inhabitants, claims Tripura social group

January 10, 2020 8:06:23 pm

The group also threatens to boycott this year's Tripura ADC elections and seek recourse from Supreme Court, if demands are not met. It also warned an agitation, in phases, starting with a sit-in demonstration at Laljuri village in North Tripura tomorrow.

Govt employees' presence in rallies not in violation of service conduct rules, says Tripura High Court

Govt employees’ presence in rallies not in violation of service conduct rules, rules Tripura High Court

January 10, 2020 6:52:39 pm

The Court order came in response to a petition by Lipika Paul, an Upper Division Clerk in the state government's Department of Fisheries, who was suspended and put under departmental enquiry for joining a Left political rally on December 31, 2017.

Tripura’s MBB Airport to get first transgender executive under AAI’s new equality project

January 9, 2020 7:28:47 pm

As part of extending the equality project, AAI has now set a target to engage at least one transgender executive at Tripura’s Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport by next month.

Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Tripura, over 130 detained

January 8, 2020 8:13:49 pm

Additional Director General of Tripura Police Rajiv Singh informed the no major violence occurred during the strike in the state apart from some clashes at Kailashahar in Unakoti district where over 130 people were detained including — 75 from CPI(M) and 55 from BJP.  

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Tripura: 200 detained for CAA protest, warn of strike if no outreach from Centre

January 7, 2020 4:59:35 pm

Some political parties and social bodies had met Home Minister Amit Shah in December over the new citizenship law. Nearly a month later, they feel "cheated" as they haven't been called for a second round of talks.

Tripura royal family loses claim to historic Neermahal

Tripura royal family loses claim to historic Neermahal

January 7, 2020 12:36:36 pm

Commissioned by the King in 1930, the royal summer resort was built by British company Martin and Burn in nine years. The red and white palace had been the crown jewel of Tripura’s 500-year-old Manikya dynasty rule and is a favourite among tourists for decades now.

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‘Amit Shah must resign’: Tripura students, activists protest JNU attack

January 6, 2020 10:51:06 pm

Several demonstrations were held in different parts of Tripura, with students bodies and human rights workers in attendance.

Tripura: BJP-ally IPFT starts indefinite strike against CAA, demands statehood for tribals

January 6, 2020 4:27:57 pm

The party, which has opposed CAA throughout, said it will continue its sit-in-demonstration indefinitely at Dukmali Bazaar in Khumulwng, headquarters of Tripura ADC, till the Centre takes a positive step on the subject.

Tripura tribal parties announce statewide stir against CAA from Jan 7

January 6, 2020 4:29:07 pm

INPT supremo Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl said he feels ‘cheated’ and ‘undermined’ by the central government’s reluctance in discussing their demand of exempting Tripura from CAA cover.

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Tripura’s biggest ever drug haul: Yaba tablets worth Rs 8.92 crore

January 4, 2020 8:57:24 am

The narcotics haul came after a tip off about a drug sale underway across the Tripura-Bangladesh border, BSF Deputy Inspector General AK Yadav told reporters Friday. The search started at 9pm Thursday night and ended around 1.30am.

Tripura: Thousands hit the streets to protest BJP MLA’s call for march against crimes on women

January 2, 2020 7:49:35 pm

BJP Mahila Morcha state president Papia Dutta said the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti (TUJS) government, which ruled Tripura from 1988 till 1993, witnessed the highest incidents of crime against women.