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Rakshabandhan 2018: Narendra Modi, Baahubali trending in Tripura

August 26, 2018 5:10:30 pm

The advent of such Rakhis in Tripura is rather new. Buyers and sellers feel it might be influenced by the change of guard in the state government.

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INPT demands NRC revision in Tripura, says indigenous people outnumbered by illegal immigrants

August 25, 2018 8:34:37 pm

The Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), a regional party of Tripura today demanded revision of National Register of Citizens (NRC) here saying indigenous people face identity crisis since they were outnumbered due to illegal immigration.

Mizoram: Civil society members intensify demand for removal of Mamit DC over Bru electoral roll revision

Tripura: Bru refugees fail to turn up for repatriation on first day

August 25, 2018 7:32:19 pm

MBDPCC president L Laldingliana said they would return only when the Centre accepts their demands, which includes an Area Development Council (ADC), cluster villages and one-time cash payment.

CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat addresses the media in Tripura on Friday. (Express photo)

Kerala floods: CPI(M) questions Centre’s decision to refuse UAE aid

August 25, 2018 12:27:12 pm

The Politburo member, who arrived in Agartala to attend a state committee member along with General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, alleged that while the Kerala government has announced a loss of more than Rs 19,000 crore, however, the Centre has offered only Rs 600 crore.

Abdul Saiyad, who was one of the 150 pilgrims supported by the state government for the holy trip, was buried in the holy land itself.

Haj pilgrim from Tripura dies in Mecca

August 24, 2018 7:42:25 pm

Tripura Haj Committee Chairman Mohammad Jasimuddin condoled the death of Saiyad and visited his family at their residence.

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Tripura: Four injured in factional feud between BJP supporting trade unions

August 24, 2018 6:52:38 pm

However, BMS leaders have claimed “outsiders” have occupied trade union offices and tortured BMS supporters on political grounds.

Biplap Deb’s push for cannabis-free Tripura, triggers exodus of those who lost livelihood, calls for legalisation

Biplab Deb’s push for cannabis-free Tripura triggers exodus of farmers, they call for legalisation

August 24, 2018 2:25:17 pm

In fact, Tripura came to be infamously known as the cannabis corridor of Northeast for the heavy bulk of the illegal ‘herb’ that went from here to Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and even in the opposite direction to Bangladesh.

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Statehood slogans ring loud and clear in Tripura on 10th Tipraland Demand Day

August 23, 2018 10:33:14 pm

IPFT was raised in 1997 with slogans of self-determination of indigenous communities and demanded a separate state for them. The 10th ‘Tipraland Demand Day’ was observed on Thursday.

Tripura: Eid al-Adha observed peacefully amid 'Gau Mata Suraksha' call of VHP

Tripura: Eid al-Adha observed peacefully amid ‘Gau Mata Suraksha’ call of VHP

August 22, 2018 8:34:44 pm

Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) state secretary Amal Chakraborty said the organization had submitted deputations to officials in all eight districts of Tripura to prevent "indiscriminate" and "public" cow slaughter on Eid.

Kaptan Singh Solanki to be new Tripura Governor, Tathagata Roy posted as Meghalaya Guv

Kaptan Singh Solanki to be new Tripura Governor, Tathagata Roy posted as Meghalaya Guv

August 21, 2018 11:50:02 pm

Tathagata Roy, who was appointed as the governor here in 2015, would be the new Governor of Meghalaya, said a Tripura Raj Bhavan official. He would be replaced by Solanki, who had served as a member of the Rajya Sabha from 2009 till 2014 from Madhya Pradesh.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. (Express file photo)

Tripura announces to donate Rs 1 crore relief for Kerala flood victims

August 20, 2018 9:50:05 pm

The meeting passed a condolence resolution to recall Late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and observed one-minute silence in respect of the departed soul, Nath said.

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Biplab Kumar Deb: Vajpayee’s ashes would be brought to Tripura, immersed in major rivers

August 20, 2018 4:40:49 pm

Biplab Deb also informed that BJP has decided to hold a month-long series of events to commemorate the Late former prime minister.

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Insurgency, riot displaced families find new homes after three decades in Tripura

August 19, 2018 6:19:12 pm

Tripura experienced its worst ethnic riot between tribal and non-tribal communities in June 1980. The state is a land of mixed habitation comprising of tribal and non-tribal, the latter mostly from Bengali communities.

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Days after dismissal by Biplab, Tripura minister backs NRC

August 19, 2018 2:37:56 am

On August 9, CM Deb had rubbished the need for NRC revision in Tripura, saying there was no such public demand. He also said he was unaware of such demands made by IPFT.

Indigenous Chakma body of Tripura to observe August 17 as ‘Black Day’ from now

August 17, 2018 5:57:06 pm

Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) is traditionally inhabited by at least 10 ethnic minorities including Chakma, Marma, Tipperas, Chak, Murung, Khumi, Lushai, Bowm, Pankho and Mog.

Tripura BJP takes on Congress, says there is 'consipracy to derail Rafale purchcase'

No space for bias, shall work for everyone: Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb

August 15, 2018 8:29:23 pm

Deb also called for greater coordination among Tripura, Government of India and neighbouring countries for the development of Tripura.

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Why is Tripura’s ‘Queen’ rotting in its orchards?

August 14, 2018 6:33:36 pm

The ‘Queen’ pineapple — Tripura’s newly-declared state fruit — is now rotting in its orchards due to heavy maintenance costs and low sales.

Tripura IT Minister Sudip Roy Barman visits China, focus on developing trade ties

August 13, 2018 11:37:54 am

The delegation started their visit at a waste management plant at Guangzhou province. The plant generates power from waste, thus contributing to productive waste management, an aide of the IT minister informed.

MHA will close all Bru refugee camps after September 25: official

August 13, 2018 3:03:41 am

Garg also said the Bru refugees could choose to stay back in Tripura after the repatriation deadline was over. "But the Central government will stop distribution of relief and close down camps in Tripura," he said.

Tripura: Bru refugee repatriation to commence from August 25, despite protests

August 11, 2018 10:32:05 pm

As protests over the repatriation offer continue, the process is slated to start as per schedule: Bru refugees will start returning to Mizoram between August 25 and September 25.

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Organic makeover featuring gau-mutra for Tripura tea

August 14, 2018 8:29:01 am

Tripura’s small tea growers are going organic — and that might just be the key to resurrect the ailing tea industry of the state.

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BJP sponsored goons to attack me: Tripura Congress chief

August 10, 2018 10:26:26 pm

The state Congress chief threatened to launch a protest outside the office of the director general of police, demanding restitution of his security cover.

Tripura: Three youths held for thrashing 35-year-old woman in public 

Tripura: Three men held for thrashing indigenous woman in public 

August 11, 2018 3:47:37 pm

A video of the incident has gone viral on social media where Jaymanti is seen being beaten by the accused youths.

Tripura: Supporters court arrest after ‘civil disobedience’ agitation

August 10, 2018 10:16:23 am

Seven trade unions organised the stir as a part of a nationwide protest by different peasant bodies. The movement was organised by the Kishan Mazdoor Joint Forum in 450 districts of the country today.

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Bru refugee repatriation process faces major hurdle

August 10, 2018 10:27:28 am

Among other issues which fueled ethnic tension between Bru and Mizo communities two decades back, demand for a Bru ADC was a significant one. Resurfacing of the demand was certainly not welcomed by Mizo leaders.