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Tripura BJP MLA who joined TMC claims he was attacked
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) BJP MLA Ashis Das, who joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on October 31, on Sunday evening alleged that the "saffron party backed goons assaulted him" in northern Tripura while he was returning to the district headquarters after completing an organisational programme at Bagbassa.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura University to introduce Japanese, Korean, Nepali language courses
Agartala, Dec 23 (IANS) The Tripura University, a central varsity, is keen to introduce diploma courses in Japanese, Korean, Nepali and Manipuri Languages from the next academic session, officials said on Thursday.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Northeast observes 50th anniversary of 'Vijay Diwas'
Agartala/Guwahati, Dec 16 (IANS) 'Vijay Diwas', which marks Indian military's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 India-Pakistan war and the creation of sovereign Bangladesh, was observed across the Northeastern states on Thursday.
2021-12-16
Category: India, Tripura,National
First in NE, Tripura tribal autonomous body to set up separate police force
Agartala, Dec 16 (IANS) Of the 10 tribal Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) in the country's northeastern region, the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) is the first constitutional body to set up its own police force to deal with petty crimes and disputes. The Tripura government, however, is not aware of the TTAADC's move to create the unarmed separate police force.
2021-12-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
B'desh keen to protect Mukti Yoddhas' graveyards, training camps in Tripura
Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh government "keenly wants" to protect the graveyards, training camps of "Mukti Yoddhas" (freedom fighters) and other commemorative houses and installations of Tripura, where around 15 lakh Bangladeshi refugees -- a number almost equal the state's then population of around 16 lakh -- also took shelter during the nine-month long 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
2021-12-15
Category: India, Tripura,National
Trinamool Congress looking to expand base in NE states
Agartala, Dec 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress as part of its efforts to expand organisational base in the northeastern states including the BJP-ruled Assam and Tripura, would celebrate the party's foundation day on January 1 by organising mega events, party leaders said on Monday.
2021-12-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
NE will emerge as natural rubber production hub: Piyush Goyal
Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the northeastern region of India can emerge as a hub for natural rubber production, adding the Central government has plans for rubber plantations on two lakh hectares of land in the region in the next five years.
2021-12-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Nagaland violence: Amit Shah must quit, demands Trinamool
Agartala/Kohima, Dec 6 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday demanded immediate resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah owning moral responsibility for the killing of 14 innocent civilians in Nagaland.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
2 Tripura troopers killed by colleague, killer jawan held
Agartala, Dec 4 (IANS) Two Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans were gunned down in a fratricidal incident in western Tripura on Saturday, police said.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
First GPS-based app launched to define land allotted under Forest Rights Act
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, on Friday launched the National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) and Banadhikar App, a GPS-based mobile application for demarcation of forest 'patta' (land rights) for the landless indigenous people under the Forest Rights Act.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
8 CPI-M leaders booked for Covid protocol violations get bail
Agartala, Dec 1 (IANS) Eight senior leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), including former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, were granted bail by a court here on Wednesday after they were booked for violation of Covid protocols during nationwide protests in August last year.
2021-12-01
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Most parts of India-B'desh frontiers to be fenced by 2022: BSF
Agartala/Shillong, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian authorities are trying to complete the border fencing work in most parts between the northeastern states and Bangladesh by next year to fortify the security along the international frontiers, the BSF officials said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
CPI-M doesn't accept Tripura civic polls verdict: Manik Sarkar
Agartala, Nov 30 (IANS) The CPI-M does not accept the verdict of the recent civic polls in Tripura as the elections to the 20 urban local bodies were conducted "fraudulently", hence the results of the polls were "not fair", former Chief Minister and the partys politburo member Manik Sarkar said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
BJP clean sweeps Tripura civic polls; Trinamool emerges strong
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday secured a clean sweep while the Trinamool Congress emerged as a strong political force in the Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool emerges formidable challenger amid BJP's Tripura victory
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Notwithstanding the ruling BJP's resounding victory on Sunday in 20 civic bodies in Tripura, the Trinamool Congress -- a new entrant in the state politics, emerged a strong political force in the Tripura politics, 14 months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the saffron party-ruled northeastern state.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Man kills 5 including a police officer in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a man mysteriously killed a police officer and four others including his two minor daughters in western Tripura's Khowai District, police said on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tripura police to review UAPA cases against journalists, lawyers
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday directed Director General of Police (DGP) V.S. Yadav to review the UAPA (Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) cases lodged against journalists and lawyers, after some communal incidents were reported in the state in October this year.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Defence/Security
Man kills 5 including a police officer in Tripura (Ld)
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a man mysteriously killed a police officer and four others including his two minor daughters in Tripura's Khowai district, police said on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
65% turnout in Tripura civic polls amid stray clashes
Agartala, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid allegations of political violence, an estimated 65 per cent of the 5,94,772 voters exercised their franchise till 3 p.m. in civic polls in BJP-ruled Tripura on Thursday, according to officials of the State Election Commission (SEC).
2021-11-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Over 80 % turnout in Tripura civic polls amid violence (Ld)
Agartala, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid allegations of large-scale political violence, over 80 per cent of around 5 lakh voters exercised their franchise in the civic polls in Tripura on Thursday, officials said.
2021-11-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Kolkata Police book OSD to Tripura CM
Agartala, Nov 24 (IANS) The Kolkata Police has served a notice to Sanjay Mishra, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and asked him to report to the investigating officer on Thursday, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tripura to go for civic polls Thursday under shadow of violence
Agartala, Nov 24 (IANS) Amidst allegations of political violence, Tripura will go to civic polls on Thursday with security measures further tightened on the directions of the Supreme Court, officials said.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Political violence in Tripura affects reputation of party, PM: BJP MLAs
Agartala, Nov 23 (IANS) Dissident BJP MLAs on Tuesday said that the political violence in Tripura damaged the reputation and credibility of the party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and this might affect the party's poll prospects in the upcoming assembly elections in five states including Uttar Pradesh.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura civic polls a litmus test for BJP, Left and Trinamool
Agartala, Nov 23 (IANS) Around 14 months before the assembly elections, the civic bodies polls in Tripura on Thursday would be an acid test for three political parties -- the ruling BJP, the main opposition CPI-M led Left and new player Trinamool Congress, while the Congress is turning out to be a nonentity.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool will rout BJP in Tripura, not cow down like CPI-M, Cong: Abhishek
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) The national General Secretary of Trinamool Congress, Abhishek Banerjee, said here on Monday that his party has come to Tripura to defeat the BJP, and it is not like the CPI-M or Congress to cow down to the attacks of the saffron party and run away from the battle.
2021-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura court grants bail to Trinamool youth leader
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress youth wing chief Saayoni Ghosh, who was arrested by the Tripura police on Sunday on charges of attempt to murder and provocation with intent to cause riot, was granted bail by a court in Tripura on Monday.
2021-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool give wrong info to Supreme Court: BJP
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Tripura on Monday accused the Trinamool Congress of giving wrong information to the Supreme Court and creating a law and order problem in the "peaceful state".
2021-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tony Blair Institution, India's 15 top NGOs to aid Tripura in quality education
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) The London-based Tony Blair Institution and 15 of India's top NGOs will support Tripura to provide quality education, smart management of the academic systems, improve the skills of students and teachers, train teachers with a modern outlook, empower women and ensure girls' safety and hygiene.
2021-11-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Trinamool's Saayoni Ghosh arrested in Tripura, party accuses BJP of harassment
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) Amid growing violence and tension ahead of the November 25 civic polls in Tripura, police on Sunday arrested West Bengal Trinamool Youth Congress President Saayoni Ghosh invoking five sections of the IPC including murder and provocation with intent to cause riot, police said.
2021-11-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
6 Bangladeshis, who entered India by mistake, sent home
Agartala, Nov 18 (IANS) Six Bangladeshi nationals, who had inadvertently crossed the international border into India in a mentally challenged condition, were reunited with their families on Thursday after many years of medical treatment in Tripura.
2021-11-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Efforts on to adopt new technology in agriculture: Tomar
Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday that over 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) are being set up across the country to adopt new technology in agriculture in a big way with an eye on farmers economic benefit.
2021-11-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Journalists held for spreading hatred in Tripura, get bail
Agartala, Nov 15 (IANS) Two Delhi-based women journalists, who were arrested by the Tripura police on Sunday for "creating hatred between communities by concealing record and criminal conspiracies", were granted bail on Monday by the chief judicial magistrate's court in Tripura's Gomati district.
2021-11-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Media,Politics
Northeast was neglected, considered through political lens: Modi
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the northeastern region of the country was neglected as overall development of the country was seen on a piecemeal basis and viewed through a political lens.
2021-11-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Two journalists held for spreading hatred in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Two Delhi-based journalists, on the request of the Tripura police, were arrested by the Assam police on Sunday, for "creating hatred between communities".
2021-11-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura's image being tarnished by certain people: Dy CM
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Saturday said "there are deliberate attempts by certain quarters" to tarnish the state's image, while condemning the stone pelting incidents in Maharashtra in the name of Tripura.
2021-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool stages protest in Tripura against pre-poll violence
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Thursday organised a massive demonstration in front of the police headquarters here to protest against the alleged attacks on its workers ahead of the November 25 elections to the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and 19 other urban local bodies.
2021-11-11
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Amid claim of violence, BJP wins 34% seats unopposed in Tripura civic bodies
Agartala, Nov 9 (IANS) Amid allegations of pre-poll violence and intimidations by all the opposition political parties in Tripura, the ruling BJP won 112 of the 334 seats uncontested in the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and 19 other urban local bodies ahead of the November 25 elections.
2021-11-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Standard of govt schools not at par with private schools: SC judge
Agartala, Nov 7 (IANS) Supreme Court judge, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit on Sunday said that the standard of education imparted in government schools is not keeping at par with that at private schools, even though India has best professional educational institutions in the public sector.
2021-11-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tripura police seeks details of FB, Twitter users spreading fake news
Agartala, Nov 6 (IANS) The Tripura police has asked Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to provide details of over a hundred accounts from which various fake and provocative posts were made in connection with some reported incidents in the state after the communal violence in Bangladesh, officials said on Saturday.
2021-11-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangladeshi cattle lifter lynched in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 6 (IANS) Angry villagers lynched a Bangladeshi cattle lifter in western Tripuras Sonamura early on Saturday, the police said.
2021-11-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BSB, BGB exchange sweets on Diwali
Agartala/Silchar/Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) On the occasion of Diwali, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday exchanged sweets at various frontier posts along the 4,096-km-long India-Bangladesh border, officials said.
2021-11-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
BSF, BGB exchange sweets at various posts on Diwali
Agartala/Silchar/Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) On the occasion of Diwali, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday exchanged sweets at various frontier posts along the 4,096-km-long India-Bangladesh border, officials said.
2021-11-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Tripura police to take action against 71 for hate posts
Agartala, Nov 3 (IANS) In the backdrop of the communal violence in Bangladesh, Tripura Police continues to crackdown against the provocative posts on social media, registering 11 criminal cases against 71 persons, police said on Wednesday.
2021-11-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Attack on Buddhist monastery in B'desh triggers protest in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 2 (IANS) Members of five tribal organisations of Tripura held a protest on Monday in front of Bangladesh Assistant High Commission here condemning the attack and torching of the Katakhali Forest Buddhist Monastery under Teknaf in Cox's Bazar district in the neighbouring country.
2021-11-02
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Religion
Tripura Speaker to take action against BJP MLA who joined Trinamool
Agartala, Nov 1 (IANS) Tripura Speaker Ratan Chakraborty has initiated action under the anti-defection law against BJP MLA Ashis Das who joined the Trinamool Congress during its rally here on Sunday, officials said on Monday.
2021-11-01
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Bengal BJP's Rajib Banerjee, Tripura MLA Ashis Das join Trinamool
Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) In a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national executive member from West Bengal Rajib Banerjee and sitting MLA in Tripura Ashis Das on Sunday joined the Trinamool Congress during a mega rally here, which was addressed by party's national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee.
2021-10-31
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool will form govt in Goa within three months: Abhishek Banerjee
Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) Trinamool Congress' national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday said that his party would form the government in Goa within the next three months.
2021-10-31
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Trinamool trying to create anarchy in peaceful Tripura: BJP
Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress of creating "lawlessness" in the state and claimed that it much ahead of West Bengal in development terms.
2021-10-31
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura HC seeks report on communal incidents, Assam alerts authorities
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) The Tripura High Court on Friday directed the state government to file a detailed report by November 10 on the incidents, if any, involving the religious minorities while the Assam government has sounded an alert and asked the district officials to closely monitor the situation in view of the attacks on minorities in Bangladesh.
2021-10-29
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Religious places of minorities in Tripura get police protection
Agartala, Oct 28 (IANS) After a few stray incidents, security has been beefed up in different parts of Tripura while police protection was provided to the religious places of the minorities including all mosques in different districts, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics