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No dissent in party, says Tripura BJP chief amid reports of TMC reaching out to rebel MLAs

June 18, 2021 6:39:31 pm

According to sources in the saffron camp, TMC leaders from Bengal, in a bid to strengthen their party in Tripura ahead of the 2023 assembly elections, were reaching out to rebels within the BJP.

Tripura extends Covid curfew till June 25 in 12 areas under Agartala civic body

June 18, 2021 2:14:28 pm

According to the new notification, a day curfew will be in place in marketplaces and busy areas from 2 pm till 6 pm. The night curfew will also remain in place from 6 pm till 5 am.

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Tripura BJP chief after senior leaders’ visit: ‘All differences resolved 100 per cent’

June 17, 2021 11:54:40 pm

For the past some time, there have been rumours that a group of MLAs led by Sudip Roy Barman, who had left TMC for the BJP in 2017, was planning to go back to Mamata Banerjee's party.

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Tripura: Rumours rife of BJP MLAs joining TMC; senior leaders gather for ‘talks’

June 16, 2021 10:36:07 pm

BJP’s national general secretary BL Santhosh, organisational in-charge of Tripura Fanindra Nath Sharma and others are in the state to hold meetings with the local leadership.


Eight arrested in Tripura for gangraping three minor girls and a woman

June 14, 2021 9:08:36 pm

All the accused persons are in judicial custody, Assistant Inspector General (Law and Order) Subrata Chakraborty said.

Tripura claims ‘significant’ economic growth despite pandemic, Opposition rubbishes it as 'jugglery of statistics'

Tripura claims ‘significant’ economic growth despite pandemic, Opposition rubbishes it as ‘jugglery of statistics’

June 11, 2021 8:20:49 pm

The ruling BJP hailed the development as “phenomenal”, saying primary sector growth, especially agriculture and agri-allied sectors, largely contributed to economic progress despite the ongoing pandemic.

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24 cases of attack on journalists in Tripura since 2020

June 7, 2021 3:56:56 pm

Chargesheets were filed in 16 of these cases while five are still under investigation. Three other cases were disposed of after the parties involved arrived at a compromise.

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Tripura: 154 lives lost in second wave of Covid-19, most unvaccinated

June 6, 2021 8:38:25 pm

The report also found that 129 of them had not taken the vaccine against Covid-19. While 16 had taken the first jab of the vaccine against Covid, only nine were administered with the second dose.

Tripura HC orders SIT probe into ‘woman’s suicide over extramarital affair rumours’

June 6, 2021 7:38:15 pm

A three-member SIT will probe the woman's death, who allegedly killed herself following public humiliation at a village in Tripura's South district.

Tripura state hospital: 225 Covid patients gave birth so far, no baby infected

June 3, 2021 10:43:19 pm

At least 198 Covid-19 patients gave birth at the hospital in the first wave last year. These included 60 cesarean deliveries. Twenty-seven patients have had babies in the second wave.

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Tripura: Teachers volunteering in Covid war rooms give lessons in selfless service

June 2, 2021 9:56:30 pm

These war rooms keep track of all passengers coming in through railways and airways, coordinate with identified Covid patients, and handle the Covid call centers.

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Former Tripura minister asks youths to pick up ‘non-lethal arms against BJP goons’; booked

June 1, 2021 10:03:52 pm

A BJP Yuva Morcha leader lodged a complaint against Bhanulal Saha on Monday.

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Tripura to provide free education to children who lost their parents to Covid and are staying in orphanages now

May 29, 2021 10:33:24 pm

The government will also provide a one-time financial support of Rs 50,000 for marriage of girls who lost their parents to Covid.

30 patients flee COVID care centre in Tripura, all are job aspirants from outside state

Tripura extends Covid curfew till June 5, announces cash support of Rs 1,000 for poor families

May 26, 2021 7:00:56 pm

The money would be credited directly into their bank accounts through Direct Bank Transfer (DBT), Cabinet spokesperson Ratan Lal Nath said Wednesday.

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Paid Covid care centre to come up in Agartala in light of rising cases

May 25, 2021 11:07:36 am

The health department had imposed a cap of Rs. 3,500 for patients getting a single room, Rs. 4,000 for double room single occupancy and Rs. 5,000 for double room and double occupancy.

Tripura HC asks govt to submit details in a week on triage systems to combat COVID-19

May 25, 2021 10:16:18 am

In a virtual hearing, a division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and justice Subhasish Talapatra was hearing a writ petition filed by an advocate Bhaskar Debbarma.

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For tea lovers, Tripura’s fresh offering: Bamboo leaf tea

May 24, 2021 10:47:57 pm

Tripura grows 21 species of bamboo in 3,246 sqkm area of forests and planned forestry.

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IPFT 24-hour strike starts peacefully in Tripura ADC

May 22, 2021 7:53:44 pm

The strike has been called in protest against the attack on two IPFT legislators allegedly by members of TIPRA Motha, which is the party of royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma.

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Tripura: 67-year-old woman contracts black fungus, first case detected in state

May 21, 2021 9:29:59 pm

Speaking to reporters this evening, Law Minister and Cabinet spokesperson Ratan Lal Nath said the state government has included mucormycosis or black fungus as a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987.

Tripura: Husband of ‘moral policing’ victim dies by suicide at his residence

May 18, 2021 10:07:20 pm

The recent development comes after at least 11 persons were arrested by police in the alleged moral policing incident following the high court's suo motu cognisance on the issue. 

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Tripura imposes night curfew across state; HC pushes for Covid testing in jails, orphanages

May 18, 2021 8:27:48 pm

Restrictions imposed as per the night curfew will be in addition to the prohibitory orders already in place in Agartala Municipal Corporation areas.

Covid-19: Tripura announces curfew in Agartala municipal areas from May 17-26

May 16, 2021 5:06:28 pm

Cabinet Minister Ratan Lal Nath said the decision was taken as the positivity rate in West Tripura district has surged to 9.25%.

Locals damage cop cars in Tripura, demand release of NLFT ultras

May 15, 2021 8:07:39 pm

Dhalai superintendent of police Kishore Debbarma said the vehicles were parked outside the police station when villagers damaged them. However, the situation is under control now, he added.

No decision to impose lockdown yet, says Tripura CM amid spike in Covid cases

May 15, 2021 5:14:20 pm

Deb's comments come amid widespread rumours that lockdown might be imposed in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) areas soon.

Three NLFT ultras surrender before Tripura Police, say leaders spending lavish lives in Bangladesh, Myanmar

May 14, 2021 6:22:07 pm

The three, who were recently assigned to collect money from the bordering villages of Tripura, said they wanted to return to the mainstream as they were fed up with the “ill behaviour” of their leaders.