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Tripura polls: LF candidates' list has both old, new faces

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   7:00 pm
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) The ruling Left Front on Tuesday released its list of candidates for the 60-member Tripura Assembly polls, featuring both old and new faces, with seven of the nominees being women. The state election is slated for February 18. View More..

Tripura polls: LF nominees' list has both old, new faces

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   6:18 pm
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) The ruling Left Front on Tuesday released its list of candidates for the 60-member Tripura Assembly polls, featuring both old and new faces, with seven of the nominees being women. The state election is slated for February 18. View More..

Tripura marks Netaji's birth anniversary with massive procession

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   5:44 pm
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) Over 2,000 school students and tableaux depicting various issues, including current ones, were part of a mammoth colourful procession here in Tripura on Tuesday to mark the 122nd birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. View More..

Body of veteran Tripura CPI-M leader donated to Medical College

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   7:04 pm
Agartala, Jan 22 (IANS) The body of octogenarian CPI-M leader Khagen Das, who died in Kolkata following a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday, was donated to the government-run Gobinda Ballav Panth Medical College and Hospital here on Monday. View More..

CPI-M leader dies, body to be donated to Tripura medical college

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   5:30 pm
Agartala/Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader Khagen Das, convenor of Tripura's ruling Left Front and a former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member, died in Kolkata following cardiac arrest on Sunday, party sources said. View More..

Three northeastern states celebrate 46th Foundation Day

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   3:24 pm
Agartala/Imphal/Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) The three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on Sunday celebrated their 46th Foundation Day with various programmes and events. View More..

Over 230 officials transferred ahead of Tripura polls

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   3:52 pm
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) Ahead of the February 18 polls, over 230 officials, including 10 returning officers, besides police, have been transferred in Tripura to comply with the poll panel's orders, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

Tripura parties hail announcement of assembly polls

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   6:52 pm
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) Both the ruling Left and opposition parties in Tripura on Thursday expressed happiness over the declaration of assembly polls in the state and all said they were confident of winning. View More..

151 Tripura police officers transferred on EC's order

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   1:06 pm
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Following the instructions of the Election Commission, ahead of the assembly elections, the Tripura police chief has transferred 151 officers, including 20 offcers-in-charge (OC) of police stations, a senior officer said here on Wednesday. View More..

Six teenaged Rohingya Muslims held in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   4:26 pm
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Six teenaged Rohingya Muslims have been arrested in Tripura's Dharmanagar town bordering Assam, police said on Sunday. View More..

Congress MLA disqualified from Tripura assembly under anti-defection law

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   6:54 pm
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Five-time Congress legislator in Tripura Ratan Lal Nath, who last month joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lost his assembly membership under the anti-defection law, Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath said here on Friday. View More..

Huge deployment of para-military forces in poll-bound Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   5:08 pm
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) The Election Commission proposes to deploy a record 30,000 Central Para-Military Force (CPMF) personnel for next month's assembly elections in Tripura, a top police officer said here on Friday. View More..

NE's first High Mast National Flag installed in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   6:50 pm
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Northeast India's first 100-feet High Mast National Flag (HMNF) was on Wednesday installed in Tripura capital Agartala. View More..

Agartala records season's lowest temperature

    Updated On : Jan 09,2018   1:18 pm
Agartala, Jan 9 (IANS) The mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season's lowest here at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department. View More..

Certain BJP will form government in Tripura after next month's poll: Amit Shah

    Updated On : Jan 07,2018   9:02 pm
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that it is certain that the Left Front would be ousted from power in the Tripura assembly elections in February and his party would come to power. View More..

Tripura parties' ally with BJP, Congress: Pre-poll activities pick up

    Updated On : Jan 06,2018   2:50 pm
Agartala/Shillong, Jan 6 (IANS) With the political activities gradually picking up ahead of the crucial assembly elections in February in Left-ruled Tripura, tribal parties are negotiating with the BJP and Congress for electoral alliances, informed sources said on Saturday. View More..

Modi's 'Act East' Policy boosted infrastructure in northeast: Union Minister

    Updated On : Jan 05,2018   8:14 pm
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Act East Policy" has led to faster work on infrastructure development projects in northeast India, including extension of railway lines, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here on Friday. View More..

Ahead of assembly polls, final electoral rolls published in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 05,2018   6:30 pm
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) The final electoral rolls of Tripura published on Friday showed a record increase of the gender ratio in the state to 971 females to 1,000 males, Tripura Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said here. View More..

Humsafar Express extended to Agartala

    Updated On : Jan 05,2018   3:38 pm
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) Tripura's capital on Friday was linked with Bengaluru by "Humsafar Express", becoming the second city in the northeast to get a newly introduced train, equipped with modern facilities. View More..

CM says no to meeting between Tripura Governor and officials, sparks row

    Updated On : Jan 03,2018   2:22 pm
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly elections in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's direction to top state officials not to meet the governor has sparked a controversy, with political circles terming the issue a "constitutional crisis". View More..