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Tripura bypolls: CPIM wants EC to declare booths ‘hypersensitive’, deploy central security forces

June 4, 2022 9:51:36 am

Opposition parties in Tripura have expressed concern about political violence ahead of June 23 bypolls and urged Election Commission to ensure a fair election

Tripura CPI(M) accuses ‘BJP-led miscreants’ of violence across state ahead of bypolls

June 2, 2022 9:41:25 pm

The party said the miscreants are creating trouble at Salema in Dhalai district, Mohanpur in West Tripura and Belonia in South Tripura and said if people lose patience, situations similar to what happened in Sri Lanka might happen here.

Tripura: Surrendered militants threaten to block national highway from June 5 over rehabilitation demands

May 31, 2022 2:18:03 pm

The Deprived Returnees Movement Committee has alleged that the government failed to properly rehabilitate them.

PM Modi violating model code of conduct ahead of bypolls, alleges Tripura CPI(M)

May 31, 2022 10:43:54 am

CPI(M) state secretary Jitendra Chaudhury requested the chief electoral officer to stop the virtual interaction to be held on Tuesday as it allegedly violates the model code of conduct that bars using official machinery for electoral prospects of the ruling party.

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EC seeks response to allegation of poll code breach by Tripura CM Manik Saha

May 30, 2022 11:00:40 pm

In the bypoll-bound state, CPM state secretary Jitendra Chaudhury alleged that Saha mixed official work with election work by using a government vehicle while visiting North and Dhalai districts.

Tripura Left Front fields CPM, Forward Bloc candidates for June 23 Assembly bypolls

May 30, 2022 6:42:13 pm

The candidates are CPM leaders Krishna Majumder (Agartala seat), Anjan Das (Surma) and Shailendra Chandra Nath (Jubarajnagar) and the Forward Bloc’s Raghunath Sarkar (Town Bardowali).

Tripura journalists demand action against police for alleged search at news channel editor’s house without warrant

May 31, 2022 3:05:46 am

A delegation of journalists met the superintendent of police (west) demanding legal action against the police personnel involved in the alleged search operation.

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Tripura CPI(M) accuses CM Manik Saha of violating model code of conduct in run-up to bypolls

May 29, 2022 2:10:54 pm

The bypolls in Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar assembly constituencies will be held on June 23.

BJP will lose 2023 polls despite removing Biplab Dev, says former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar

May 28, 2022 10:07:16 pm

Addressing a rally to mark the state conference of the Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) in Agartala, Sarkar said communal and corporate forces have advanced their agenda under the BJP regime with support of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).

Tripura: Ashish Das quits TMC, says party working to strengthen BJP

May 27, 2022 7:32:50 pm

Speaking to reporters, 43-year old Ashish Das said TMC has no future in Tripura and alleged that the party is using Tripura to solidify its politics in West Bengal.

Tripura: Former MLA Ashish Das quits TMC, says party doesn’t give due respect to leaders

May 27, 2022 5:14:14 pm

Asish Das, former BJP legislator from Surma Assembly constituency in Dhalai district, however, has not shown keenness on joining another party as yet.

‘Adequate security measures to be in place for free and fair bypolls in Tripura’: Chief electoral officer

May 26, 2022 10:23:31 pm

The Assembly bypolls were necessitated in Agartala and Town Bardowali after local BJP MLAs resigned and joined the Congress earlier this year. The BJP MLA from Surma was disqualified after he joined the Trinamool Congress and the Jubarajnagar MLA died while in office.

Tripura adopts EV policy, to convert 10% of state’s vehicles to electric mode in 5 years

May 25, 2022 9:40:57 am

Tripura's Information and Cultural Affairs minister Sushanta Chowdhury said the government is committed to increasing electric-based mobility since it would reduce air pollution and would be helpful in promoting eco-friendly tourism.

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Congress leader to move Tripura High Court over ‘misuse of public money’ for security cover to former CM Biplab Deb

May 23, 2022 10:57:11 am

Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman has alleged that Deb was using government machinery to visit places where incumbent Chief Minister Manik Saha was supposed to go. A BJP leader rubbished Barman's allegations and said he was making these to confuse people.

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Tripura BJP mocks claims about ‘Biplab’s parallel admin’: ‘It’s Congress culture’

May 21, 2022 2:13:59 pm

Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman, who levelled the allegation, requested the chief secretary and DGP to withdraw the ‘undue security cover provided to Biplab Deb, estimate the money unduly spent on him since the new chief minister took over and recover the money from him’.

Heavy rain leads to waterlogging in Agartala, destroys houses in others parts of Tripura

May 20, 2022 10:40:22 am

Chief Minister Manik Saha, former CM Biplab Kumar Deb, Mayor Dipak Majumder, and municipal corporators were seen wading through knee-deep water to review the situation in Agartala.

Day after Tripura introduces motor fuel rationing, govt says provisional stock available

May 19, 2022 1:49:18 pm

Union Minister of State for Social Empowerment and Justice Pratima Bhoumik told the media she spoke with Union Minister of State for Petroleum Rameshwar Teli and the central minister assured sufficient fuel would be sent to Tripura via tankers.

Tripura journalist held for ‘public nuisance’ granted bail, cop who arrested him suspended

May 18, 2022 8:08:37 pm

A team of police personnel led by officer in-charge of the Collegetilla outpost Arindam Roy arrested Nitai De, 30, who's associated with a local newspaper and a Guwahati-based news website.

Fake report in CIA’s name against former-CM: Biplab Deb’s wife to police

May 18, 2022 10:34:55 am

In the complaint, filed at West Agartala police station, Niti stated that she received a message on WhatsApp on May 16 — its content, she complained, was “absolutely false, defamatory and full of incitement”.

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New Tripura CM Manik Saha chairs first cabinet meeting, state to formulate health policy, IT policy

May 16, 2022 6:24:25 pm

The meeting also decided to introduce welfare measures for people with disabilities and particularly vulnerable tribal groups.

‘Development, development, development’: Manik Saha spells out agenda after taking oath as new Tripura CM

May 16, 2022 1:56:56 am

Manik Saha made the comments after being administered the oath of office by Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya at Raj Bhavan.

Year to polls, shock change in Tripura: BJP replaces CM Biplab Kumar Deb

May 15, 2022 4:58:48 am

Manik Saha was elected leader of the legislature party — and thereby the new CM — at a meeting held in the official residence of the Chief Minister.

Tripura formulates new fire safety rules, now clearances even for buildings below 15 metre height

May 13, 2022 10:20:01 pm

The state Fire and Emergency Services directorate has also floated an online application system to aid citizens to receive permissions without any hassle in 28 days.

Indian Reserve Police personnel from Mizoram found dead in Tripura, investigation begins

May 10, 2022 3:26:13 pm

Panisagar SDPO Sauvik Dey said, “The body was handed over to the Mizoram authorities. We have started an investigation on our part. Nothing can be said till the post-mortem examination report arrives.”

Tripura tribal attire risa to get GI tag: CM Biplab Kumar Deb

May 7, 2022 3:57:27 pm

Tripura's ruling alliance Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has been promoting risa since they came to power in 2018, as a symbol of their commitment to empower tribals.