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September 12, 2018 9:43:35 pm

“There is no work in villages and rural people are suffering from severe food crisis. Many of them are crossing the international border into Bangladesh to collect forest products and sell them for a living. The new government has to take a stand on the issue”, Sarkar said.

BJP strikes discordant note with ally over panchayats by-polls, IPFT demands rescheduling of bye-election
September 12, 2018 5:44:42 pm

The demand comes in the wake of a series of clashes between BJP and IPFT, both allies in the state government, over submission of nominations for panchayat bypolls.

September 11, 2018 8:42:33 pm

On the issue, BJP spokesperson Mrinal Kanti Deb claimed the clashes were “local issues” which would not affect BJP’s alliance with IPFT in government.

September 10, 2018 8:05:41 pm

The 15.054 km long Agartala-Akhaura rail project in west Tripura district is being constructed with an estimated expenditure of Rs 968 crores. It would connect Akhaura in Bangladesh with Tripura’s capital city Agartala through Nischintapur in the Indo-Bangla border.

Agartala, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb
September 10, 2018 2:43:54 pm

Speaking to reporters after the BJP national executive meeting in New Delhi on Sunday, Deb accused Sarkar of trying to “destroy” the state by not taking any action against rampant drug peddling during his tenure.

September 9, 2018 8:57:03 pm

A duty officer from the state police told that the bomb was recovered from a grocery shop of one Jasim Miah at Kalsimura area in Boxanagar village.

September 8, 2018 8:12:50 pm

According to a report submitted to the minister, 102 buses under TUTCL are running in different routes in urban and suburban areas of the state.

September 8, 2018 3:58:47 pm

After clinching gold at the Indo-Lanka International Savate Cup Championship at Chandigarh, 20-year-old Tracy Darlong of Tripura now wants to win gold at the Olympic Games for India.

BJP-IPFT alliance will form government in Tripura
September 7, 2018 2:10:29 pm

The IPFT leader feels that both the allies have taken a “well-considered decision” by contesting against each other. Earlier this year, the BJP and IPFT previously announced to contest against separately in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

September 6, 2018 8:59:34 pm

Sadar sub-divisional police officer Suman Majumder said Raju Choudhury admitted during preliminary interrogation that he worked with Bangladesh Army but deserted it during his training.

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September 5, 2018 10:00:16 pm

The notices reached chairmen of East Potacherra, Raima and Boalkhali Village Committees in Raishyabari Rural Development Block last evening.

September 4, 2018 6:54:34 pm

“We conducted a surprise raid at Bhattapukur Kalitilla area late night yesterday and recovered around 400 litres of countrymade liquor and a stash of cash, mostly in small denominations..." said a police official.

September 4, 2018 5:33:20 pm

"I want to do everything for her. I want to win gold for India one day and make Mummy proud”, said Tracy Darlong who won gold in the 55 Kg weight category.

September 3, 2018 6:48:37 pm

Addressing a press conference at Pradesh Congress Bhawan in Agartala today, state party chief Birajit Sinha said the Congress has started selecting candidates across all Gram Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti and Zilla Parishad seats which are scheduled to undergo bypolls.

Agartala, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb
September 2, 2018 7:56:36 pm

Addressing the inaugural session of an Indo-Bangla dialogue organized by Agartala Press Club in Agartala today, Chief Minister Deb said both India and Bangladesh governments are led by development-oriented governments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangla premier Sheikh Hasina.

Mizoram: Civil society members intensify demand for removal of Mamit DC over Bru electoral roll revision
September 2, 2018 12:20:18 pm

Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Coordination Committee (MBDPCC) president L Laldinliana said the four Bru families from Hamsapara and Khakchang relief camps in Panisagar sub-division returned to Mizoram three days back "informally".

7.8 lakh people are eligible to exercise their franchise during the by-elections. (Representational)
September 1, 2018 10:20:22 pm

The seats had fallen vacant since a large number of representatives had resigned after the BJP-IPFT government had assumed office in the state in March this year.

September 1, 2018 6:46:20 pm

Ashish is an aircraft maintenance cum mechanical engineer from the Indian Institute of Aeronautics. Since graduating in 2014, he worked as production engineer with Dan Block Brake India Private Limited for a year.

September 1, 2018 4:08:09 pm

Biswajit Dutta joined BJP in a mandal office inauguration ceremony at Khowai district, 50 km from capital Agartala, on Friday evening. He was welcomed by BJP national secretary and Tripura in-charge Sunil Deodhar.

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August 31, 2018 5:39:50 pm

“He (Modi) has played a dual role in this contract. He is also going to get agency commission”, Dev alleged. She also launched an attack against Anil Ambani of Reliance Defence Limited.