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Tripura ADC polls: Counting of votes underway amid tight security

April 10, 2021 12:47:17 pm

The ADC polls were supposed to be held by May 17 last year. However, the elections were postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic and charge of the tribal council was handed over to Governor RK Bais for the time being.

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Tripura: Two arrested for social media post on CM Biplab Deb

April 10, 2021 12:01:56 pm

The police booked them under Section 120 (b), section 153 (a), 295 section (a), 504 and section 505 (II) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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No case, no arrest day after attack on TIPRA chief Pradyot Kishore

April 10, 2021 3:39:28 pm

Mohanpur Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kamal Bikash Majumder said the situation is under control in the area where a group of hooligans attacked the SDM office yesterday, allegedly targeting Pradyot Kishore, who was inside the premised at the time.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb tests positive for COVID-19

April 7, 2021 2:10:56 pm

Chief Minister Deb was actively campaigning for the ongoing ADC polls during the last few weeks.

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Tripura ADC polls record 76% turnout till 3 pm amid stray violence

April 7, 2021 1:23:13 am

Tripura ADC polls were mainly contested between CPI(M), the BJP-Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) combine and Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA).

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Tripura: Press Council of India seeks response from govt over attack on journalists

April 3, 2021 10:15:50 pm

The Assembly of Journalists (TAJ), a forum for protection of media rights, alleged that over 20 scribes were attacked in the state since Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's controversial comment on the media during a programme last year in September.

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Tripura doctor suspended over post on outsourcing of services; hospital claims it was for misconduct

April 1, 2021 10:10:47 pm

Dr Anindita Bhowmik, a serving physiotherapist at the medical college, commented on the procedure adopted for outsourcing CT Scan services in a Facebook post on March 24, claiming the process involved corruption.

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Eight arrested for gangrape of two minors in Tripura’s Khowai

March 30, 2021 9:44:20 pm

According to reports, one of the girls is under treatment at a hospital in Agartala.

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Restrictions on movement of bikes in Agartala, West Tripura district to keep law and order under control during Holi

March 28, 2021 6:32:16 pm

The order came after the Superintendent of Police said "rowdy elements are likely to roam in Agartala and other areas under the district leading to law-and-order problems".

Tripura: Four BJP workers killed in road mishap on way back from CM’s ADC poll rally

March 27, 2021 6:51:23 pm

According to the police, the road mishap happened on Nutanbazar-Amarpur road on Friday evening when the vehicle of the BJP activists overturned.

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NLFT ultra flees from Bangladesh hideout, surrenders in Tripura

March 27, 2021 1:21:27 pm

After joining NLFT in 2018, Babu got his training along with other northeastern militants at Tagga, general headquarters of NSCN in Myanmar and returned to Bangladesh based NLFT camp last July through Aizawl in Mizoram, the police informed.

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Tripura journalist allegedly assaulted in northern district, accused of molestation

March 25, 2021 2:06:26 pm

Following the incident, the journalist, identified as Bikash Das, has been accused of molestation.

Tripura to form expert panel to examine viability of legalising cannabis

March 23, 2021 12:09:57 pm

MLA Hrangkhawl said though ganja is known to have medicinal properties, it doesn’t provide sufficient benefit to the growers due to its illegal tag.

Suspected cattle smuggler shot dead by BSF jawan along Indo-Bangla border in Tripura

March 21, 2021 12:55:23 pm

When BSF jawans attempted to intervene, the smugglers pelted stones at them. And a jawan in the patrolling party came under attack from cattle smugglers on the Indian side, the statement read.

Tripura: Deputy CM Jishnu Debbarma presents Rs 22,724 crore tax-free deficit budget

March 19, 2021 5:59:15 pm

Jishnu Debbarma said the government will try to meet the budget deficit through better tax compliance austerity, transparency and simplification.

Tripura HC junks lookout notice against NRI editor over alleged false reports

March 17, 2021 10:30:15 pm

After hearing arguments from both sides, the high court observed, “No warrant of arrest issued by any court against the petitioner is pending and the petitioner is being represented by his engaged counsel.

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Elderly arrested for raping a nine-year-old girl in Tripura

March 14, 2021 5:29:36 pm

The accused elderly was produced before a court, which was yet to pronounce its verdict till the filing of this report.

ADC polls: Manik Sarkar trains guns at Tripura govt over outsourcing jobs, Law minister says Oppn confusing youths

March 13, 2021 8:44:39 pm

Reacting to Sarkar's demand of withdrawing the job notification where private firms are responsible for recruitment, Nath said the outsourcing provision was part of a law enacted during the erstwhile Left Front regime in 2011.

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Tripura poll body reschedules tribal council elections to April 6 to avoid clash with Easter Sunday

March 12, 2021 9:54:21 pm

The move comes after several representations were received from various political parties and other organisations of the state requesting the Commission to change the date of poll considering the “local importance” of Easter Sunday.

Prime Minister opens Maitri bridge with Bangladesh, woos Tripura with ‘HIRA-wala development’

March 10, 2021 1:10:29 am

The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) was assigned the project and the bridge came up at a cost of Rs 133 crores.

Junior ally in Tripura government announces 1st list of candidates for tribal council polls, BJP miffed

March 8, 2021 12:11:26 am

Just two days back, the IPFT, in a surprise move, chose to keep away from a proposed joint rally with Tipraha Indigenous Peoples Regional Alliance (TIPRA), the font helmed by Debbarma, leaving him teary-eyed on stage.

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Tripura Left Front announces candidate list for ADC polls with 17 new faces

March 6, 2021 8:57:51 pm

The Left Front is the first to announce their candidate list this year, keeping up their tradition from previous elections, sharing the seats among Left allies with 25 for the CPIM, and one seat each for Forward Bloc, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and CPI.

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Six-time CPI(M) MLA attacked in Tripura, party points finger at ruling BJP

March 3, 2021 10:49:40 pm

A six-time legislator, Chowdhury was enroute to Manirampara village along with fellow CPI(M) leaders Basudeb Majumder, Tapas Dutta and Trilokesh Sinha when the incident took place.

Tripura Police arrests LJP state chief over forgery charges

March 3, 2021 7:37:31 pm

Kar was arrested on the basis of a case registered under Section 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 471 (dishonestly using a forged document as genuine) of the Indian Penal Code, the police said.

Ten months after being deferred, Tripura tribal council to poll on April 4

March 2, 2021 9:27:44 pm

Addressing a press conference at state capital Agartala in the evening, State Election Commissioner Manik Lal Dey said the polls would be notified by the returning officers concerned on March 4, Thursday.