Tripura News

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Three held in Tripura, arms and ammunition seized

    Updated On : Sep 23,2018   3:06 pm
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Three youths were arrested and two firearms and ammunition were seized from them on Sunday in southern Tripura's Sabroom, a town along the India-Bangladesh border, police said. View More..

Drug-free Tripura: Security agencies seize drugs worth Rs 33 cr

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   6:26 pm
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) In line with the government's mission to make Tripura a "drug-free state", various security agencies in the last six months have seized huge quantities of several drugs valued at Rs 33 crore, officials said here on Friday. View More..

Tripura seeks Rs 1,500 cr central aid to hike government employees salaries

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   2:20 pm
Agartala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has demanded Rs 1,500 crore from the Centre to hike salaries and allowances of 214,661 state government employees and pensioners, an official said here on Thursday. View More..

131 tribals return home to Mizoram after 21 years

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   5:14 pm
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) A total of 131 of the 32,876 Mizo tribals on Wednesday returned to their homes in Mizoram brightening the prospect of the remaining, who have been sheltering in Tripura camps for the past 21 years. View More..

BJP wants more security for Tripura CM

    Updated On : Sep 18,2018   10:24 pm
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded that Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's security must be strengthened as "Asia's drug mafias have hatched a plot to kill him", a party leader said. View More..

Output to fall almost 15% because of Kerala floods: Rubber Board chief

    Updated On : Sep 18,2018   12:50 pm
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) Production and cultivation of natural rubber will bear the brunt of the recent devastating floods in Kerala reducing production by a staggering one lakh tonnes, a top Rubber Board official has said. View More..

No food and rural job crisis, starvation in Tripura: Officials

    Updated On : Sep 16,2018   7:52 pm
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) There is no food or rural job crisis, and no report of starvation from tribal and interior areas of Tripura as alleged by the opposition parties, an official said here on Sunday. View More..

18 children rescued from Bihar school reach Tripura

    Updated On : Sep 15,2018   10:10 pm
Agartala, Sep 15 (IANS) A group of 18 children who were rescued by the Bihar Police from a Buddhist School and Meditation Centre in Bodh Gaya have reached here, an official said on Saturday. View More..

BJP wins 96% of Tripura Gram Panchayat seats unopposed

    Updated On : Sep 15,2018   5:56 pm
Agartala, Sep 15 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won unopposed 96 per cent of the Gram Panchayat and Panchayat Samiti seats and all the 18 Zilla Parishad seats in Tripura, a State Election Commission (SEC) official said. View More..

18 girls rescued from Bihar school reach Tripura

    Updated On : Sep 15,2018   4:28 pm
Agartala, Sep 15 (IANS) A group of 18 girls who were rescued by the Bihar Police from a Buddhist School and Meditation Centre in Bodh Gaya have reached here, an official said on Saturday. View More..

All parties except BJP demand rescheduling of Tripura panchayat polls

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   4:26 pm
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Almost all parties including the ruling BJP's junior partner the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) on Friday demanded the rescheduling of the September 30 panchayat elections to ensure the participation of all parties. View More..

BJP's Tripura ally IPFT says will contest LS polls

    Updated On : Sep 12,2018   9:16 pm
Agartala, Sep 12 (IANS) Ruling BJP's junior partner IPFT on Wednesday announced it will contest the next year's Lok Sabha polls, saying the two sides have not yet taken up the alliance issue for parliamentary polls, an IPFT leader said. View More..

BJP's Tripura ally IPFT says will contest LS polls

    Updated On : Sep 12,2018   5:32 pm
Agartala, Sep 12 (IANS) Ruling BJP's junior partner IPFT on Wednesday announced it will contest the next year's Lok Sabha polls, saying the two sides have not yet taken up the alliance issue for parliamentary polls, an IPFT leader said. View More..

Put off panchayat polls in Tripura: CPI-M, Congress

    Updated On : Sep 11,2018   7:46 pm
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress have urged the Tripura State Election Commission to defer the September 30 panchayat polls as there is "no democratic atmosphere" for free and fair local bodies' elections. View More..

Braving BJP attacks, Tripura CPI-M collects donations for Kerala

    Updated On : Sep 11,2018   7:20 pm
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M leaders and workers, braving a series of attacks by the ruling BJP workers, have collected Rs 23 lakh for providing relief to the people of flood-hit Kerala, the party said here on Tuesday. View More..

Tripura ruling partners continue tussle over panchayat poll nomination

    Updated On : Sep 11,2018   3:22 pm
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tripura's ruling partners, the BJP and IPFT, continued their tussle over the filling of nomination for the September 30 panchayat polls, resulting in clashes, police said on Tuesday. View More..

Bharat Bandh affects normal life in Tripura

    Updated On : Sep 10,2018   3:08 pm
Agartala, Sep 10 (IANS) A nationwide shutdown or Bharat Bandh called by the opposition Congress, Left and other parties against the increasing prices of fuel affected normal life in the BJP-ruled Tripura on Monday. View More..

Tripura gears up to tackle Monday shutdown

    Updated On : Sep 09,2018   6:08 pm
Agartala, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as the Tripura government expressed its determination to maintain normalcy during an opposition-called shutdown on Monday, the Congress and Left Front leaders were on Sunday pulling out all stops to ensure its success in the state. View More..

Allies BJP, IPFT likely to contest Tripura PRI bypolls separately

    Updated On : Sep 07,2018   2:48 pm
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Tripura's ruling alliance partners BJP and IPFT are most likely to contest the September 30 panchayat bypolls separately, while the opposition CPI-M and Congress maintained that the present atmosphere was not conducive to holding the byelections due to "terror spread by ruling party cadres". View More..

Tripura bank felicitates 107-yr-old customer

    Updated On : Sep 06,2018   1:02 pm
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The Tripura Gramin Bank (TGB), which had earlier secured the fifth position amongst India's 56 regional rural banks (RRBs) in terms of its business and growth, on Thursday felicitated its 107-year-old customer. View More..