Former legislator Madhavrao Gaikwad dies
October 11, 2018 7:21:48 pm

A complaint was registered against Daily Desher Katha in August this year for allegedly violating the Press and Registration of Books Act.

Former legislator Madhavrao Gaikwad dies
October 10, 2018 7:41:27 pm

The newspaper Daily Desher Katha was halted from October 1 after an order from the West Tripura District Magistrate Sandeep Namdeo Mahatme and Sadar Sub-Divisional Magistrate saught immediate halt in publication.

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October 10, 2018 5:04:54 pm

Dey lost both his hands in political violence after Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991. Since then, he found his calling through playing table tennis and has encouraged many through his example.

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October 9, 2018 9:01:50 pm

In his address at a press conference at the state secretariat this evening, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the revised pay scale would come in effect from October 1.

October 8, 2018 6:05:22 pm

Chandra Kumar added that he feels the country would have gained Independence in 1944 itself if the Congress had supported Netaji.

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph will hear the case under “direction matters”
October 8, 2018 3:29:48 pm

The apex court's move came two days after the Ministry of Home Affairs said no decision had been taken on the issue of NRC (National Register for Citizens) revision in the state. 

October 7, 2018 6:39:49 pm

The newspaper which previously used to declare itself as a mouthpiece owned by the CPI (M) Tripura state committee, changed its ownership as a newspaper published from Daily Desher Katha Society allegedly after March this year.

Former legislator Madhavrao Gaikwad dies
October 7, 2018 12:34:44 pm

The order from RNI to scrap the newspaper’s registration came last week over discrepancies in the declaration of its ownership.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb no pushover, does 45 push-ups on stage
October 6, 2018 6:01:56 pm

Earlier this year, Deb had also had accepted ‘Fitness Challenge of Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.'

No plan to revise NRC in Tripura, says Central government
October 6, 2018 10:59:36 am

The statement from the MHA has come shortly after INPT leaders had claimed that Rajnath Singh assured them to 'take initiatives' for revising NRC in Tripura after the ongoing process in Assam gets over.

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October 5, 2018 9:54:49 am

Bijoy Bru, another inmate at Naisao, said there is no arrangement of even toilets in the camp. People still choose the jungles as lavatories and risk worm infections, snake bites and other health hazards.

Tripura strategically positioned to become transit hub in Northeast: Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner 
October 4, 2018 4:10:03 pm

Hussein said that policymakers in Bangladesh and neighbouring countries are considering to ease Visa regimes in Bangladesh and neighbouring countries like India, Bhutan and Nepal.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb no pushover, does 45 push-ups on stage
October 3, 2018 9:32:51 pm

State Election Commissioner G Kameswara Rao said that BJP candidates emerged victorious in 113 out of 130 gram panchayat seats which went to polls. The BJP has also won five out of the seven panchayat samiti seats, he said.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. (Express file photo)
October 3, 2018 11:23:53 am

Biplab Deb said, “It is very tough to see Indian history in textbooks these days. All that they have are Stalin, Lenin and the Russian Revolution. Our government is working to introduce NCERT syllabus in school textbooks from the next academic year."

Bru refugees brace for starvation, but won't leave Tripura without guarantees
October 4, 2018 3:08:07 am

About 32,000 people of the Bru communities fled Mamit, Kolasib and Lunglei districts of Mizoram during ethnic clashes in October 1997. They were sheltered in six relief camps in Kanchanpur and Panisagar sub-divisions of North Tripura district.

October 3, 2018 3:50:19 am

“Assistance to the camps have been stopped from October 1. Adequate steps, including deployment of security forces, have been taken to prevent any law and order situation,” Raval Hamendra Kumar, District Magistrate and Collector of North Tripura, said.

Pak authorities block distribution of oldest English daily, alleges media watchdog
October 3, 2018 3:41:07 am

Mrinal Kanti Deb, a spokesperson of the Tripura unit of the BJP, said, “We have nothing to do with the order”.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb no pushover, does 45 push-ups on stage
October 1, 2018 10:03:37 am

Biplab Deb also said that he too belongs to a “poor family”. He then goes on to promise that Tripura would be a ‘model state’ in the next three years.

Mizoram: Civil society members intensify demand for removal of Mamit DC over Bru electoral roll revision
September 30, 2018 8:04:55 pm

Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Coordination Committee (MBDPCC) president L Laldinliana said the refugee body was contemplating to write to President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh and NHRC for respite.

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September 30, 2018 7:49:25 pm

The official also said that no untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the state except a “skirmish” at Kadamtala in North Tripura district, 193 Km from here.