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Centre extends repatriation deadline for Bru migrants living in Tripura till March 31

Central government started 8th phase of repatriation for Bru migrants from August 25, 2018 as per a four-corner agreement signed with refugee leaders, state governments of Tripura and Mizoram. However, the repatriation package offered to them was rejected by most refugees, who claimed it was ‘insufficient’.

Citizenship bill: Former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar says police action on protesters unnecessary

Most people affected by violence at Madhabbari said they sustained losses in lakhs since their shops were gutted during clashes. However, local administration provided a maximum of Rs. 10 thousand as compensation.

HRD grants Tripura one-time relaxation for teacher recruitment

According to the state government, Tripura has a shortage of 12,222 teachers, including 6,276 vacancies in the Under-Graduate Teacher (UGT) category.

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Day-long bandh in Tripura ADC over police firing on protestors

At least fifteen persons were injured, with three sustaining bullet injuries, during a clash between policemen and North East Students’ Organization supporters at Khumulwng, headquarters of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council.

Citizenship Bill protests: AASU advisor says emergency situation prevailing in Tripura

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is communal and the student body would continue to agitate on the subject.

Citizenship Bill protests: Tripura CPM, Cong seek judicial probe into Madhabbari clashes

Left Front convenor Bijan Dhar said Tripura is gripped by fear and anxiety in the wake of this violence and appealed to all parties to maintain peace and uphold law and order.

Citizenship Bill protests: Magisterial inquiry ordered into Madhabbari clashes in Tripura

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that a magisterial inquiry was ordered to look into how the incident took place and under what circumstances did the police open fire.

Citizenship bill: Fear grips residents after Madhabbari clashes, Tripura govt orders probe

Government orders magisterial enquiry, CM Biplab Deb says his government will strictly deal with those who disrupt peace and tranquillity in the state.

Citizenship Bill protests: Tripura’s ruling ally IPFT, INPT oppose bill, will ask Centre to ‘reconsider’

Meanwhile, INPT general secretary Jagadish Debbarma said that his party has always opposed the Bill and would launch a movement against it shortly.

Tripura’s Bru refugee camps not to get food and relief supplies after Jan 15: Official

During the repatriation process which continued till September 25, only 150 refugees from 42 families were repatriated to Mizoram and 32,000 still remain sheltered in six transit camps in Tripura.

Citizenship Bill protests: Tripura suspends SMS, internet services in the wake of violence

The notification said that social media platforms like WhatsApp, Twitter, YouTube and the likes were suspended for 48 hours starting from 3 pm this afternoon.

Tripura: CITU claims trade unions’ strike had ‘spontaneous support’ of people, BJP says flop show

CITU Tripura state president Manik Dey said in a press conference this afternoon that people extended "spontaneous support" to the strike but BJP supporters forced people to deny the strike in certain cases.