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Tripura school question paper asks students to write short note on BJP, triggers row

The second part of the question paper for students of ninth standard goes on to ask students to write a short note on the BJP, which is the ruling party in the state.

Tripura CPI (M) to hold 22nd conference in capital, drop public meeting citing ‘present situation’

In a press conference at the party's state headquarters, Dhar said that CPI (M) politburo general secretary Sitaram Yechury, former general secretary Prakash Karat, politburo leader Brinda Karat were invited to join the conference.

Tripura to host 7th International Tourism Mart

The event would be organised with an estimated budget of Rs 2.60 crores, which would be provided by the Ministry of Tourism.

Open to suggestions but ‘conspiracy’ against govt similar to ‘treason’: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

"...But if someone is involved in conspiracy against the government, they are standing against the country. It will be considered similar to treason", Deb said.

Princess of Thailand to visit Unakoti in Tripura on November 27

The state’s BJP-IPFT government has started preparations to give a rousing welcome to the Princess on her arrival at Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Airport. 

Tripura: Manik Sarkar attacked, held up in party office by alleged BJP workers

Saying that he was not aware of the incident, BJP spokesperson, Ashok Sinha criticised the attack on Manik Sarkar and other opposition leaders calling it “undesirable”.

In a first, Tripura to sell its tea under Tripureshwari Tea brand

Tripura Tea Development Corporation chairperson Santosh Saha hoped ‘Tripureshwari Tea’ would gain its place in the regional and national tea markets and create a niche for itself like ‘Assam Tea’ or ‘Darjeeling Tea’.

Tripura to host sixth Northeast Youth Festival from Nov 15, PM Modi to skip event owing to elections

CM Biplab Deb had earlier invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi and MoS Sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. However, due to their engagements in the five state assembly elections, neither the PM nor the union sports minister would be able to attend the event

Will turn Tripura into a ‘model state’ in three years, says CM Biplab Deb

Deb said:  “Nobody can stop Tripura from becoming a model state in the next three years. We have started work for inland waterways connectivity with Bangladesh."

Tripura: Tribal party wants law to scrap ST status of tribal women marrying non-tribals

In July, the KHADC unanimously passed the bill, which also said children of Khasi women marrying outside their tribe would also be termed ‘non-Khasi’.

You are not labourer, why do you need holiday on May Day: Tripura CM Biplab Deb to govt employees

Are you workers and labourers in the secretariat,? the CM asked a host of senior bureaucratic officers present in the audience.

Tripura CM Biplab Deb asks NIT graduates to become entrepreneurs instead of employees

On his plans to develop employment opportunities in the northeast state, Biplab said that he will soon start BPOs, call centres, startup centres and assist aspiring entrepreneurs.


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