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Tripura royal scion moves SC challenging amended Citizenship Act

December 14, 2019 11:25:51 pm

"...Tripura is an example of giving shelter to the persecuted Hindu minority. But the time has come for the rest of the country to take the load and not Tripura," said Pradyot Kishore Debbarma.

Northeast India to play key role in BIMSTEC connectivity master plan: M. Shahidul Islam

December 13, 2019 10:04:33 pm

BIMSTEC is an international organisation comprising of seven countries of South and Southeast Asia, working on multi-lateral free trade, connectivity development, counter-terrorism etc. to boost regional development and commerce.

CAB protest: Tripura Youth Congress’ bandh against police action ends peacefully

December 12, 2019 6:22:11 pm

While police said 15 picketers were detained in West Tripura district, state Youth Congress president Pujan Biswas claimed nearly 150 supporters were taken away by security personnel while agitating in support of the strike.

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Tripura: 9 days after ration stopped, state resumes supplies to Bru camps, this time till March 2020

December 10, 2019 8:20:18 pm

The Centre suspended ration supply to the six Bru camps on October 1 this year. The state has announced two time-bound resumptions since.

Rise in crime due to economic crisis in Tripura: CPI (M)

December 9, 2019 9:39:28 pm

Taking potshots at Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who said in September this year that crimes against women have ‘drastically’ come down, the CPI (M) leader said National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) has put Tripura among the top states in India in terms of rapes and murders.

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Tripura: Two anti-CAB strikes paralyse life in state, over 1,000 detained

December 9, 2019 7:18:52 pm

Examinations in government colleges had to be postponed, while train services and road transport were hit.

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Tripura: Tribal parties intensify protests against CAB, declare indefinite strike from Dec 9

December 7, 2019 8:49:31 pm

The Joint Movement against Citizenship Amendment Bill has demanded Tripura's complete exemption from the ambit of this legislation.

Tripura is first northeast state to offer intra-state portability for ration holders

Tripura is first northeast state to offer intra-state portability for ration holders

December 7, 2019 12:46:41 pm

Tripura has 9.15 lakh PDS consumers, including 3.37 APL, 1.08 AAY and 4.7 PHH consumers. There are 1,810 fair price shops spread across eight districts of the state.

Elected BJP, CPI (M) members defy ‘whip’, join hands at Tripura’s Srinathpur gram panchayat

December 6, 2019 9:09:55 pm

Srinathpur gram panchayat has 13 members. Within the new committee, four of five elected CPI(M) members joined hands with five elected BJP candidates.

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Civil Aviation Ministry invites bids for 30 unserved, underserved airports, airstrips in northeast

December 6, 2019 6:13:23 pm

"The move will not only boost tourism but will also transform economic situation of the region. Under the UDAN 4.0 scheme, MoCA is also providing additional Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of around 25% to the airlines," the statement added.

Tripura tribal party blocks road, rail in ADC as stir against CAB, says changes insufficient

December 5, 2019 7:31:24 pm

Asked if the changes incorporated in the Bill by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday is acceptable to them, the INPT leader said the changes were merely cosmetic and would not make any real changes for tribals.

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Tripura: Changes to Citizenship Bill not sufficient, will continue protest, say tribal parties

December 5, 2019 2:37:45 am

As per the new provisions in CAB approved by the Union Cabinet today, states where Inner Line Permit (ILP) is applicable and areas under autonomous administration as per Sixth Schedule of the Constitution would be exempted.

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Tripura: Bandh over statehood demand, scrapping CAB passes peacefully

December 4, 2019 8:31:53 pm

The bandh was called last week by the Tipraland State Party.

After Hyderabad rape, Tripura youth offers bike rides to stranded women at night

December 2, 2019 7:40:43 pm

“There is a high risk involved since the women don’t know these good samaritans. Interested youths for such help should be enlisted as volunteers with local police stations,” writer and woman rights activist Nandita Dutta said.

No unemployment, food crisis in Tripura: Bilab Deb

No unemployment, food crisis in Tripura: Biplab Deb

December 1, 2019 1:32:59 pm

A statement from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on Sunday said people who were used to earning "commission" from the common people are now trying to frame "fake stories".

Tripura reschedules pre-board exams in ADC areas ahead of December 2 strike

December 4, 2019 8:30:58 pm

The Tipraland State Party (TSP) called for a bandh on December 2, demanding a separate state for tribals in Tripura comprising areas under the TTAADC.

Tripura: 28-year-old dies while trying to take selfie at Lake Dumbur

Tripura: 28-year-old dies while trying to take selfie at Lake Dumbur

November 30, 2019 1:29:14 pm

Amarpur Sub-Divisional Police Officer Snehashish Deb told that Rajesh Bhattacharya from Agartala went to visit his relatives at Natunbazaar in Gomati district on Friday when the incident occurred.

Tripura’s longest boat set to debut in a month, to boost tourism at Neermahal

Tripura’s longest boat set to debut in a month, to boost tourism at Neermahal

November 30, 2019 9:28:41 am

The mega boat will be a 200-seater, and will not sway even in the strongest currents, said 70-year-old Dulan Sutradhar, the chief of the boat-making team.

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Indo-Bangla border smugglers in Tripura switching from cannabis to Yaba: BSF

November 28, 2019 4:53:16 pm

The border guards recovered 1.73 lakh Yaba tablets approximately worth Rs 8.64 crores in 2018. The sudden jump in ‘pill’-smuggling also saw a dead drop in cannabis recovery.

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Tripura: 134 Congress workers detained for taking out rally without nod, claim police assaulted them

December 4, 2019 8:31:44 pm

The rally was meant to spread the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, Congress said. Police have denied the allegations of lathi-charge.