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BJP will oust Left in Tripura: Ram Madhav

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   4:00 pm
Dharmanagar (Tripura), April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday vowed to oust the Left from power in Tripura in the 2018 assembly elections "to script history". View More..

Three northeastern districts awarded in Centre's flagship schemes

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   3:46 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) Three districts in Assam, Tripura and Mizoram got awards for the execution of the central government's flagship schemes in agriculture and the power sector, officials said on Saturday. View More..

Tripura, Mizoram liquor shops relocate to follow SC order

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   2:34 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, April 21 (IANS) The Tripura and Mizoram governments have implemented the Supreme Court order in toto to ban liquor shops and outlets along the National Highways, officials said on Friday. View More..

Police probing fake Facebook account of Tripura Governor

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   11:16 pm
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) The Tripura Police has launched a probe into the opening of a fake Facebook account in the name of state Governor Tathagata Roy, a police official said here on Thursday. View More..

Northeast Frontier Railway tops in passenger traffic growth

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   1:20 pm
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) topped among 19 railway zones by registering a record growth in passenger traffic in 2016-17, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Tripura gets national award for record food production

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   4:00 pm
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has selected Tripura for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 for commendable increase in food grain production in small category states. View More..

Telangana to guide Tripura to improve Ease of Doing Business index

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   10:54 am
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) The Telangana government will train Tripura government officials to improve its ranking in the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) index, official said here on Tuesday. View More..

Train hits auto-rickshaw in Tripura; two men dead, mother injured

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   2:42 pm
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Two brothers were critically injured and later died when they tried to rescue their mother from an auto-rickshaw stuck on the tracks in Tripura, the police said here on Monday. View More..

Tripura protests to EC about BJP leader's EVM manipulation threat

    Updated On : Apr 14,2017   7:50 pm
Agartala, April 14 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Left Front on Friday lodged a protest with the Election Commission against state BJP chief following his alleged comments about manipulation of the EVMs in favour of his party in next year's assembly polls. View More..

Tripura HC to hear cases during summer vacation

    Updated On : Apr 14,2017   3:22 pm
Agartala, April 14 (IANS) The Tripura High Court will hear cases during the 11-day summer vacation beginning May 15 to clear the backlog of pending cases, an official said here on Friday. View More..

Tripura government to protest Centre stopping sugar subsidy

    Updated On : Apr 13,2017   3:30 pm
Agartala, April 13 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura has attacked the central government over the discontinuation of subsidy on sugar through the PDS scheme and threatened to launch an agitation. View More..

5.71 lakh ticketless passengers caught, fined

    Updated On : Apr 11,2017   4:00 pm
Agartala, April 11 (IANS) More than 5.71 lakh railway passengers were caught travelling ticketless or with tickets of lesser-than-required value in the northeastern region and nearby areas in the 2016-17 fiscal. View More..

Tripura police gets new police chief

    Updated On : Apr 10,2017   7:34 pm
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Akhil Kumar Shukla on Monday joined as Director General of Tripura Police, with incumbent police chief K. Nagaraj set to proceed on long leave, officials said here. View More..

Looking for football, 3 boys in Tripura fall in well, die

    Updated On : Apr 09,2017   11:54 am
Agartala, April 9 (IANS) Three boys, aged between 10 and 17 years, died when they fell into a deserted well in a remote village in Tripura, the police said here on Sunday. View More..

Formation of 1st Bangldesh government in Agartala to be commemorated

    Updated On : Apr 08,2017   11:40 am
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) A series of programmes will be held in this Tripura capital April 10-11 to commemorate the formation of the first Bangladeshi government here 46 years ago, the organisers said on Saturday. View More..

Congress expels Tripura ex-CM for anti-party activities

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   6:00 pm
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Tripura Chief Minister Samir Ranjan Barman was expelled from the party, it announced here on Friday. View More..

Tripura set to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

    Updated On : Apr 06,2017   12:10 pm
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) Tripura is ready to supply an additional 60 MW of power to Bangladesh. The transmission is likely to start during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's four-day visit to India, a Minister said here on Thursday. View More..

Rural jobs scheme: 3 northeastern states on top, two at the bottom

    Updated On : Apr 06,2017   11:44 am
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) Three northeastern states -- Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim -- topped the country in the just-concluded 2016-17 fiscal in providing work under a flagship rural jobs scheme while two others -- Manipur and Assam -- are at the very bottom in its execution, an official report has revealed. View More..

Tripura assures will protect teachers' future after SC verdict

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   6:40 pm
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday assured of all-out efforts to protect the interests of more than 10,000 teachers affected by the Supreme Court verdict regarding termination of their jobs. View More..

Tripura sets up panel on government employees' salaries

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   6:08 pm
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Responding the demands of ruling and opposition party affiliated employees bodies, the Tripura government on Wednesday set up a high-powered committee on increasing salaries and pensions for its 209,000 employees and pensioners. View More..