Tripura News

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Latest Tripura News

Prices of air tickets on Tripura route spike

    Updated On : Nov 19,2018   6:30 pm
Agartala, Nov 19 (IANS) Prices of flight tickets on the Tripura route have spiked after some carriers suspended their operations while others curtailed their frequency. View More..

BJP seeks Reang refugees' vote in Mizoram assembly polls

    Updated On : Nov 18,2018   5:42 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Nov 18 (IANS) The BJP, which is determined to oust the Congress in Mizoram after forming governments on its own or in alliance in the seven northeastern states, on Sunday urged the Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura to vote for the saffron party in the November 28 assembly polls. View More..

CPI-M stages protest in Tripura against alleged violence by BJP

    Updated On : Nov 17,2018   8:44 pm
Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) The opposition CPI-M on Saturday held a massive protest rally here, and threatened to launch an agitation if the workers of the ruling BJP continued to physically attack the Left cadre. View More..

One day US President will be of Indian-origin: Diplomat

    Updated On : Nov 17,2018   2:10 pm
Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) The US might one day have an Indian-origin President, a former Ambassador, Surendra Kumar, has said here. View More..

North-East Youth Festival begins in Tripura

    Updated On : Nov 15,2018   7:52 pm
Agartala, Nov 15 (IANS) Around 660 youths from eight northeastern states took part in the 6th North-East Youth Festival, inaugurated here on Thursday by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. View More..

5 officials of state-run firm in Tripura sent on leave after allegations of sexual harassment

    Updated On : Nov 14,2018   4:14 pm
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Five executives of ONGC Tripura Power Company (OTPC) have been sent on forced leave after allegations of sexual harassment against them, officials said on Wednesday. View More..

New Tripura High Court CJ assumes office

    Updated On : Nov 14,2018   3:02 pm
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Wednesday administered the oath of office and secrecy to new Tripura High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Karol during a simple ceremony held at the old Raj Bhavan complex here. View More..

Trading disrupted at India-Bangladesh 'Border Haat' in Tripura

    Updated On : Nov 13,2018   2:14 pm
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) Trading at the India-Bangladesh "Border Haat" in Tripura was disrupted by some people forcing the authorities to ask the police to take action against those who were preventing vendors from entering the border market, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Tripura cancelling May 1 as public holiday evokes condemnation

    Updated On : Nov 05,2018   3:46 pm
Agartala, Nov 5 (IANS) The Tripura government's decision to cancel May 1 as a public holiday has evoked widespread condemnation in the state. View More..

Graveyards of B'deshi freedom fighters along borders to be protected: Envoy

    Updated On : Nov 01,2018   12:20 pm
Agartala, Nov 1 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi authorities would jointly develop and protect the graveyards of Bangladeshi freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives during the 1971 Liberation War, an envoy of the neighbouring country has said. View More..

Sacked Tripura teachers seek continued service

    Updated On : Oct 30,2018   3:52 pm
Agartala, Oct 30 (IANS) A large number of sacked government school teachers on Tuesday began an agitation here demanding continuation of their service. View More..

Mizoram refugees in Tripura demand setting up of polling stations

    Updated On : Oct 29,2018   6:08 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 29 (IANS) The Reang tribals, sheltered in Tripura for over 20 years, have demanded the setting up of polling stations in refugee camps to cast their votes for the November 28 Mizoram Assembly polls, a refugee leader said on Monday. View More..

Delhi Police to recruit more constables from northeast

    Updated On : Oct 25,2018   3:06 pm
Agartala, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police will recruit 585 more constables from the northeastern states to serve in the national capital, authorities said here on Thursday. View More..

Tripura CM, BJP leaders to campaign in Mizoram

    Updated On : Oct 23,2018   2:56 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other state BJP leaders would campaign for the party in the November 28 Assembly polls in Congress ruled Mizoram, a party official said here on Tuesday. View More..

29 Chhattisgarh-bound Tripura troopers injured in accident

    Updated On : Oct 23,2018   11:12 am
Agartala, Oct 23 (IANS) Twenty nine troopers of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) bound for poll-related duties in Chhatisgarh have been injured after their bus fell into a deep gorge, police said here on Tuesday. View More..

Food, relief supplies resume for Mizo tribal refugees

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   3:24 pm
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday resumed the supply of food and relief material to Mizo refugees, sheltered in camps in the northern parts of the state for the past 21 years. View More..

DM orders probe into razing of memorial of Tripura tribal rights leader

    Updated On : Oct 20,2018   7:24 pm
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) The district authorities here have ordered a probe into allegations that members of the ruling BJP removed a memorial of Mohini Tripura at Matai village, and laid a foundation stone to build a Ram temple there, officials said on Saturday. View More..

Helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   4:20 pm
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers to enable them to get an aerial view of tourist spots and celebrations here, a transport official said on Tuesday. View More..

Alcohol, animal sacrifice in government-sponsored Durga Puja

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   6:26 pm
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Alcoholic drinks and animals including goat, pigeons and buffaloes are offered as items of sacrifice in a 300-year-old Durga Puja sponsored by the Tripura government. View More..

Security tightened in Tripura, south Assam for Durga Puja

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   2:58 pm
Agartala/Silchar, Oct 13 (IANS) Armed with sophisticated weapons and electronic gadgets, a record number of security personnel would be deployed in Tripura and southern Assam for the five-day Durga Puja festivities beginning on October 15, police said on Saturday. View More..