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‘Concerned about threat from insurgents’: Tripura MP after voting in favour of CAB in Parl

December 23, 2019 9:42:30 pm

Kumar has maintained that he would not be cowed down by threats from insurgents.

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Tripura: 29-year-old man lynched on suspicion of cattle theft

December 23, 2019 5:20:48 pm

According to the police, Matin Miah was caught with two cows by a mob of angry villagers.

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Tripura: Govt employee pens letter on withheld salary; demands poison for self, family

December 22, 2019 9:36:46 pm

In the letter, the employee, who serves as an accountant, has written that his family is going through extreme distress since he wasn’t given salary for several months now and asked for poison from the SDM, to end himself and his family's life.

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Bru migrants fear hostility in aftermath of CAA protests, seek peace meeting with non-tribals

December 22, 2019 4:46:37 pm

Bru migrants from Mizoram have asked the local administration to hold peace meetings and allay fears of ethnic tension.

Tripura tribal leaders cancel ‘Tring’ festival in protest against CAA

Tripura tribal leaders cancel ‘Tring’ festival in protest against CAA

December 21, 2019 6:23:53 pm

‘Tring’ is the Tripuri new year and is observed on December 22 every year. The twelfth bell on December 21 midnight marks the onset of this tribal new year. It is usually celebrated by music, dance, bursting crackers, food and a multitude of activities.

Tripura: Polls might be held anytime, says former CM Samir Ranjan Barman

December 20, 2019 10:31:03 pm

Tripura witnessed its last assembly election barely 22 months back in February 2018, in which the BJP-IPFT coalition, led by Biplab Kumar Deb formed the government, defeating Left Front, which ruled the state for last 25 consecutive years.

Betrayed tribals by voting for CAA: NLFT threatens ‘boycott’ of Tripura BJP MP

December 20, 2019 6:23:16 pm

In the letter, self-styled NLFT Secretary-General D. Uomthai said illegal immigrants are ‘tearing apart’ lives, culture, economy, polity and society of the tribals in Tripura.

Tripura: Two cops injured in stone pelting at Left rally against CAA, three protesters wounded

December 19, 2019 8:04:58 pm

Communist Party of India (CPI), Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) and CPI (ML) supporters joined CPI (M) in the protests today.

Protests against CAA in Tripura, picketers burn copies of Act

December 18, 2019 9:09:18 pm

“The CAA is anti-Constitutional and anti-people. The BJP-led central government, backed by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is trying to divide India on ethnic, communal and caste lines," Pujan told reporters.

Tripura: Former MP Jitendra Chaudhury moves SC over citizenship law

Tripura: Former MP Jitendra Chaudhury moves SC over citizenship law

December 18, 2019 11:20:57 am

Speaking to, Chaudhury said his petition, unlike other anti-CAA pleas filed, seeks complete abrogation of the new Act and not merely regional exclusion.

Tripura: Food supplies to Bru camps disrupted in aftermath of CAA protests

December 16, 2019 9:52:59 pm

Kanchanpur SDM Abhedananda Baidya confirmed that the strike was withdrawn today and life has returned to normal. On why supplies didn’t reach the Bru camps, he said vehicles were not available due to strikes.

Tripura: Will wait for Amit Shah's cue to resolve impasse, say CAA protesters

Tripura: Will wait for Amit Shah’s cue to resolve impasse, say CAA protesters

December 16, 2019 9:28:12 pm

On violence during the anti-CAB strikes, JMACAB leader Jagadish Debbarma said they suspect ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters ‘infiltrated’ their agitation and created nuisance to mar the image of protesters.

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Tripura royal scion moves SC challenging amended Citizenship Act

December 14, 2019 11:25:51 pm

"...Tripura is an example of giving shelter to the persecuted Hindu minority. But the time has come for the rest of the country to take the load and not Tripura," said Pradyot Kishore Debbarma.

Northeast India to play key role in BIMSTEC connectivity master plan: M. Shahidul Islam

December 13, 2019 10:04:33 pm

BIMSTEC is an international organisation comprising of seven countries of South and Southeast Asia, working on multi-lateral free trade, connectivity development, counter-terrorism etc. to boost regional development and commerce.

CAB protest: Tripura Youth Congress’ bandh against police action ends peacefully

December 12, 2019 6:22:11 pm

While police said 15 picketers were detained in West Tripura district, state Youth Congress president Pujan Biswas claimed nearly 150 supporters were taken away by security personnel while agitating in support of the strike.

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Tripura: 9 days after ration stopped, state resumes supplies to Bru camps, this time till March 2020

December 10, 2019 8:20:18 pm

The Centre suspended ration supply to the six Bru camps on October 1 this year. The state has announced two time-bound resumptions since.

Rise in crime due to economic crisis in Tripura: CPI (M)

December 9, 2019 9:39:28 pm

Taking potshots at Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who said in September this year that crimes against women have ‘drastically’ come down, the CPI (M) leader said National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) has put Tripura among the top states in India in terms of rapes and murders.

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Tripura: Two anti-CAB strikes paralyse life in state, over 1,000 detained

December 9, 2019 7:18:52 pm

Examinations in government colleges had to be postponed, while train services and road transport were hit.

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Tripura: Tribal parties intensify protests against CAB, declare indefinite strike from Dec 9

December 7, 2019 8:49:31 pm

The Joint Movement against Citizenship Amendment Bill has demanded Tripura's complete exemption from the ambit of this legislation.

Tripura is first northeast state to offer intra-state portability for ration holders

Tripura is first northeast state to offer intra-state portability for ration holders

December 7, 2019 12:46:41 pm

Tripura has 9.15 lakh PDS consumers, including 3.37 APL, 1.08 AAY and 4.7 PHH consumers. There are 1,810 fair price shops spread across eight districts of the state.