Monday, August 8, 2022

4 top Tripura militants flee Bangladeshi camp, surrender to state police

Agartala |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Four top extremists of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT-Biswa Mohan faction), who had fled from their Bangladeshi camp, surrendered to the Tripura Police with arms and ammunition on Friday, officials said.... read..

B'desh to allow ferrying of petroleum products to NE states via its territory

Agartala |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed an MoU with the Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department in Dhaka for emergency ferrying of petroleum products to the northeastern states of India through Bangladesh's territory, an official said on Thu... read..

Cong demands withdrawal of security cover to ex-Tripura CM

Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The opposition Congress in Tripura on Monday demanded the withdrawal of "Z Plus" security cover of former Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, saying he is "falsely enjoying the security status".... read..

Covid cases continue to rise in NE states

Guwahati/Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Fresh Covid cases are continuing to rise across northeastern India with the authorities in most of these states yet to take any serious precautionary measures.... read..

Trinamool Congress observes Martyr's Day in three NE states

Guwahati/Agartala |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
As part of its efforts to expand the party organisation in the northeastern region, the Trinamool Congress on Thursday observed ‘Shahid Dibas (Martyr's Day) at different levels in Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura.... read..

Tripura CM Manik Saha tests positive for COVID-19

Agartala (Tripura) | July 21, 2022 1:59:16 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19 and urged those who had come in contact with him to take necessary precautions.... read..

Tripura CM Manik Saha tests Covid positive

Agartala |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Wednesday tested positive for Covid-19 and went in self isolation at his home. Tagging the Covid report, the Chief Minister tweeted: "I've been tested Covid-19 positive today. I am absolutely fit & fine with no symptom... read..

16th Prez Poll : Most MLAs, MPs in NE states cast vote (Lead)

Guwahati/Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Except a few MLAs, most legislators and Parliament members in the northeastern states on Monday cast their vote in the 16th Presidential election.... read..

16th Prez Poll: Most MLAs, MPs in NE states cast vote

Guwahati/Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Except few MLAs, most legislators and Parliament members in the northeastern states on Monday cast their vote in the 16th Presidential election.... read..

Fruit Diplomacy: Tripura CM gifts 100 packets of famed Queen pineapple to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Agartala (Tripura) | July 14, 2022 10:55:16 PM IST
As a gesture of goodwill, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha sent a consignment of 100 packets of Queen pineapple to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a gift continuing with the latter's fruit diplomacy.... read..

CPI-M, Trinamool in Tripura slam BJP for 'attacking' Cong leaders

Agartala |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
In a rare gesture, the CPI-M and the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the Congress leaders in Tripura and demanded punishment for the accused "BJP workers".... read..

Covid cases once again rising in NE states

Guwahati/Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
After a gap of several months, new Covid cases are rising in almost all the northeastern states with the authorities in most states yet to take any precautionary measures, including making wearing of the face mask mandatory.... read..

EC shifts names of tribals from Mizoram voters list to Tripura's rolls

Aizawl/Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Election Commission has started deleting names of Reang tribals from the electoral list of Mizoram after the displaced tribals were settled in different districts of Tripura and will include these in the latter state'svoters' list, officials said on M... read..

Centuries-old 7-day long 'Kharchi Puja' begins in Tripura

Agartala |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
With the worshiping of 14 deities simultaneously, the centuries-old seven-day long colourful 'Kharchi Puja' began in Tripura on Thursday with traditional fervor and rituals.... read..

Shiva temple removed from graveyard in Tripura, Sec 144 imposed

Agartala |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
In a joint operation on Thursday, the West Tripura district administration and the Tripura police dismantled a Shiva temple constructed at a graveyard in Nandannagar on the outskirts of Agartala on Tuesday, officials said.... read..

Mother, daughters clear Tripura board exams together

Agartala (Tripura) | July 7, 2022 10:25:31 AM IST
Age is no bar when it comes to education and this was proved by 53-year-old Shila Rani Das, who along with her two daughters cleared the Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) exams on Wednesday.... read..

Tripura terror group chief held in Mizoram

Aizawl/Agartala |Thursday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
In a major blow to the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), the Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police, in a joint operation, apprehended its chief Jacob Hrangkhawl from Aizawl on Wednesday, officials said.... read..

Murmu visits Tripura, seeks support for her Presidential candidature

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu on Tuesday visited BJP-ruled Tripura to campaign for the July 18 Presidential poll.... read..

Ex-Tripura minister detained by Delhi Police on molestation charge

New Delhi/Agartala |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Former Tripura Minister and sitting Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) MLA Mevar Kumar Jamatia was detained on Wednesday by the police in the national capital after a girl student complained of molestation against the veteran tribal leader.... read..

Congress demands impartial probe into political violence in Tripura

Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:15 AM IST
The three-member Congress delegation which visited Tripura on Monday has demanded an independent inquiry into the political violence that erupted before and after the June 23 by-elections. The delegation of MPs, led by its Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Ch... read..

Tripura by-polls: CPI-M's big setback, Cong's gain; BJP keeps tally

Agartala |Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The CPI-M-led Left Front in the recently concluded by-elections to the four assembly seats in Tripura has suffered a major setback, while the Congress with a solitary seat entered the state assembly after nine years. The ruling BJP's total strength of 36 ... read..

Tripura Cong chief among 20 injured in clash with BJP

Agartala |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Tripura Congress President Birajit Sinha and 19 other Congress and BJP workers were injured in separate clashes in Tripura on Sunday on the day when bypoll results were announced. Police said that the clashes first took place at Rabindra Palli in Agartala... read..

Tripura by-election results to be announced on Sunday

Agartala |Sunday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
The results of the by-polls held on June 23 in the four politically-crucial Assembly constituencies in Tripura will be announced on Sunday, officials said.... read..

Tripura bypolls: BJP bags 3 out of 4 seats, CM Manik Saha wins from Bardowali

Agartala (Tripura) | June 26, 2022 5:55:45 PM IST
Tripura Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manik Saha won the assembly poll from the Town Bardowali constituency by a margin of 6,104 votes, the Election Commission said.... read..

BJP's Tripura ally IPFT to merge with Tipra Motha ahead of State Assembly polls

Agartala (Tripura) | June 26, 2022 4:57:01 AM IST
The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura, an ally of the BJP in the North-eastern state, will merge with a regional political party Tipra Motha on July 2 ahead of the State Assembly elections due next year, a senior IPFT leader said on Saturday.... read..

Over 76% turnout recorded in Tripura by-polls

Agartala |Friday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Over 76.62 per cent of the 1,89,032-strong electorate cast their votes on Thursday in the by-elections to four Assembly constituencies in Tripura amid some stray incidents of violence, officials said.... read..

Tripura: Bypolls underway, CM Manik Saha faces first-ever direct election

Agartala (Tripura) | June 23, 2022 1:25:41 PM IST
Polling for bye-elections in Tripura is underway at four assembly segments--Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar.... read..

Campaigning ends for by-polls to 4 Assembly seats in Tripura on Thursday

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
The over a month-long hectic poll campaign for the June 23 by-elections to four assembly seats in Tripura came to an end on Tuesday even as a tense situation prevailed in some areas of these poll-bound constituencies. The campaign was marred by violent in... read..

Governors, CMs join people in NE to celebrate International Yoga Day

Guwahati/Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Governors, Chief Ministers, senior security and other officials and people from all walks of life performed yoga in all the northeastern states on the occasion of International Yoga Day on Tuesday.... read..

Six MP delegation of TMC to meet Election Commission today over violence in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) | June 16, 2022 3:25:24 PM IST
A six-MP delegation of Trinamool Congress (TMC) will visit the Election Commission of India on Thursday to submit a deputation in connection with the violence in Tripura unleashed by "BJP-sponsored goons".... read..

Congress protests in NE states over ED action against Rahul

Guwahati/Agartala |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The Congress workers and leaders in several northeastern states including Assam on Wednesday organised protests against the questioning of their leader Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).... read..

Tripura bypolls will end BJP's assembly chances in 2023: Abhishek Banerjee

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The bypolls to four Assembly seats in Tripura to be held on June 23 would set off the end of the BJP's rule in the state which will culminate with the party's defeat in the early next year's assembly polls, Trinamool Congress (TMC) National General Secret... read..

TMC releases 'Tripura Files' to highlight misrule in state

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday released 'Tripura Files', a short documentary film, to highlight the under development and misgovernance in Tripura and deprivation of the people since India's Independence, party leaders said here on Tuesday.... read..

Tripura: CM Manik Saha holds door-to-door campaign ahead of assembly bypolls

Agartala (Tripura) | June 7, 2022 12:57:00 PM IST
Tripura CM Manik Saha held a door-to-door campaign on Tuesday ahead of assembly bypolls in the state.... read..

CM among 24 candidates in fray for Tripura bypolls

Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
As many as 24 candidates including Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha filed their nomination papers for the June 23 bypolls to four Assembly seats in Tripura. Saha, currently a Rajya Sabha member and state BJP President, in his around three-decade-long pol... read..

CPI-M alleges political violence by BJP in Tripura

Agartala |Friday, 2022 1:45:12 AM IST
The CPI-M on Thursday claimed that political violence sponsored by the ruling BJP in Tripura has crossed all limits and even the ailing and injured people are not being spared. The opposition party said that ruling party members and goons also attacked pa... read..

PM's nationwide event not to be telecast in 3 Tripura districts in view of by-polls

Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interaction with the beneficiaries of welfare schemes titled 'Garib Kalyan Sammelan' on Tuesday will not be telecast in three of Tripura's eight districts in view of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) being in force due to the ... read..

Former Tripura BJP MLA who joined TMC quits party

Agartala |Saturday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Former BJP MLA Ashis Das, who last year quit the saffron party and joined the Trinamool Congress, resigned from the TMC on Friday alleging "internal groupism" in the party.... read..

Tripura adopts Electric Vehicle Policy to promote EVs, curb pollution

Agartala |Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
To curb vehicular pollution and save fuel, the Tripura government has adopted the Tripura Electric Vehicle Policy 2022 to promote electric vehicles, officials said here on Wednesday.... read..

Dhaka' nod awaited to resume Agartala-Kolkata bus service via B'desh

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Agartala-Kolkata bus service, via Bangladesh, could not be resumed as Dhaka yet to endorse India's proposal in this regard, a senior Tripura government official said on Tuesday.... read..

Amid criticism, security cover of Tripura's ex-CM Deb cut

Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Amidst criticism from various quarters, especially from opposition parties, the security strength of former Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has been reduced, officials said on Monday.... read..

Tripura, Mizoram approach MEA to ferry essentials via Bangladesh

Agartala/Aizawl |Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Tripura and Mizoram have approached the External Affairs Ministry to bring essential supplies and transport fuels via Bangladesh as the rail links have been cut off for the past nine days.... read..

Technical fault develops in chopper after former Tripura CM Biplab Deb boards it, major mishap averted

Agartala (Tripura) | May 21, 2022 3:24:30 PM IST
A technical fault developed in a chopper minutes after former Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb boarded it, but a major mishap was averted as it had not taken off in Agartala on Saturday morning.... read..

Panic over essential items as key NE rail link remains snapped National

Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Apprehension on availability of essentials, transport fuel and vegetables grips the people of certain parts of the northeastern region as the solitary railway line through Assam's Dima Hasao district connecting Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam... read..

11 Tripura MLAs in Manik Saha cabinet takes oath

Agartala (Tripura) | May 16, 2022 1:54:47 PM IST
A total of 11 MLAs in Manik Saha's cabinet took oath on Monday at Raj Bhavan in Agartala.... read..

New Cabinet ministers of Manik Saha-led Tripura govt to take oath today

Agartala (Tripura) | May 16, 2022 7:54:47 AM IST
A day after Manik Saha took oath as Tripura Chief Minister, 11 MLAs are scheduled to take oath as Cabinet Ministers at 12 pm in Agartala on Monday.... read..

Manik Saha sworn-in as new Tripura CM; Cabinet expansion on Monday (Ld)

Agartala |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Tripura BJP President Manik Saha was sworn-in on Sunday as the 12th Chief Minister of the state just a day after Biplab Kumar Deb resigned from the top post.... read..

Manik Saha to take oath as Tripura CM today

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 6:53:48 AM IST
A day after BJP leader Biplab Kumar Deb resigned from the post of the Tripura Chief Minister, state party chief Manik Saha will take oath as the next chief minister of the state on Sunday at Raj Bhawan in Agartala.... read..

Manik Saha, a man of many hats who will steer BJP-led govt in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 12:53:42 AM IST
Dr Manik Saha, who was chosen by the BJP as the new chief minister of Tripura, is a Rajya Sabha MP and chief of the party in the state which will go the polls by March next year.... read..

Biplab Deb says worked wholeheartedly to serve people of Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 12:53:40 AM IST
Biplab Kumar Deb, who resigned as Tripura Chief Minister on Saturday, said he would work as "a common worker" for the BJP to return to power in the state.... read..

Manik Saha to take oath as new Tripura CM on Sunday (Lead)

Agartala |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Dental surgeon-turned-politician and Tripura BJP President Manik Saha would be sworn-in as 12th Chief Minister of the state on Sunday, after a sudden political development saw incumbent Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb resign from his post on Saturday.... read..
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