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Tripura Police arrests man for raping 4-year-old daughter

A police official said the arrested man is accused of sexually abusing his own 4-year-old daughter. An FIR was lodged based on the victim's statements to a neighbour.

Rohingya refugees, arrested on Indo-Bangla border, sent to judicial custody till Feb 4

After a series of flag meetings between BSF and BGB and a four-day standoff, BSF arrested Rohingya refugees Tuesday morning and handed them over to Tripura Police.

In no-man’s land, Rohingya say fled Jammu for Bangla safe home

Last year, India had repatriated seven Rohingya men, who had been jailed in Assam for entering India illegally six years ago, to Myanmar via Manipur, hours after the Supreme Court had refused to interfere in the process.

Citizenship Bill: Tripura joint forum calls for protest from January 26

“We have formed a joint forum called TUIPC with 48 returnee insurgent forums. We vehemently oppose the citizenship bill," returnee insurgent and former All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) supremo Ranjit Debbarma said.

Arrested in Tripura, Rohingyas group claims they were forced to flee Jammu

The BSF arrested and handed over 31 Rohingyas to Tripura Police on Tuesday morning

BSF arrests 31 Rohingya migrants at Indo-Bangla border, hands them over to Tripura Police

Speaking to indianexpress.com, Abdul Sukkur, one of the Rohingya migrants arrested, said the group came from Jammu and Kashmir to Tripura via train.

‘Ghar Wapsi’ bid in Tripura: 96 Christians ‘reconverted’ to Hinduism

“We are very poor people in villages. Christians converted us and behaved with us at their will. We were bewildered as they frequently misbehaved with us. This yajna was organized here today and we were reconverted to Hinduism with our own volition,” one of the 'reconverted' person said.

Tripura: No consensus on Rohingyas stuck between India-Bangladesh border

All the 31 Rohingyas, who have been stranded on the Zero Line between the international borders of India and Bangladesh in West Tripura district for the last 96 hours, hail from the Rakhine State of Myanmar, officials said today.

Tripura University goes green, installs solar power plant

Talking to indianexpress.com about the new solar plant, Vice-Chancellor Professor Dharurkar said: These panels have a capacity of generating 7 lakh units per annum, which will save TU approximately Rs. 36 lakh annually”.

Between barbed wire and border forces, 31 Rohingya stranded in Tripura

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have alleged that the Border Security Forces (BSF) have been pushing the Rohingyas into the Bangladeshi territory and that the group stranded between the borders has come from India.

CM Biplab Deb unveils logo for Tripura Tea in bid to tap Bangladesh markets

Tripura now has 58 operational tea estates, among which 42 are individually owned, 13 are operated under cooperative societies and 3 are run by the TTDC.

Tripura celebrates Kokborok Day, CM Biplab Deb aspires to learn indigenous language in one year

Chief Minister Deb today admitted he doesn’t know Kokborok but promised that he would master it in the next one year and would deliver his speech at the 42nd Kokborok Day in that language.