Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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-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 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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

India-Bangladesh cross-border bus service flagged off from Agartala

Tripura | June 10, 2022 2:25:34 PM IST
India and Bangladesh cross-border bus service, a popular means of travel between the two neighbours, was flagged off from Agartala, Tripura on Friday with the aim of boosting tourism and people-to-people ties.... 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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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, 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..

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..

Tripura CM Manik Saha claims no political challenge for BJP

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 1:23:40 PM IST
Manik Saha, who was sworn in as the Tripura Chief Minister today following Biplab Kumar Deb's resignation from the post ahead of the state Assembly elections next year, on Sunday said that there is no political challenge for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ... read..

After Gujarat, K'tka, U'khand, BJP brings in Manik Saha to beat anti-incumbency in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 1:23:49 PM IST
After Manik Saha was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tripura, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has once again taken recourse to its old mantra to beat anti-incumbency by changing the face in a poll-bound state.... read..

Having 'very good chemistry' with Biplab Deb, says Tripura's new CM Manik Saha

By Ujjwal Roy

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 11:25:04 PM IST
After taking oath as the new Chief Minister of Tripura, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manik Saha on Sunday said he is having very good chemistry with his predecessor Biplab Deb whom Saha replaced just a year ahead of the ensuing assembly polls in th... read..

Tripura: BSF foils smuggling attempt, seizes valuables worth over Rs 2.29 crores

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 7:23:53 PM IST
The Tripura unit of Border Security Force (BSF) in its 'Special Operations', foiled another trans-border smuggling attempt across the India-Bangladesh International Border and seized items worth more than Rs 2.29 crores and arrested two smugglers, informe... read..

Manik Saha takes oath as Tripura Chief Minister

Agartala (Tripura) | May 15, 2022 12:23:51 PM IST
Tripura BJP chief Manik Saha on Sunday took oath as the chief minister of the state on Sunday at Raj Bhawan in Agartala.... read..

CM designate Manik Saha thanks PM Modi, Nadda for opportunity to serve people of Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) | May 14, 2022 11:53:44 PM IST
After being elected as the Legislative Party leader, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manik Saha on Saturday thanked the top BJP leadership for announcing him as the next Tripura Chief Minister.... read..

Manik Saha to be new Tripura Chief Minister, Biplab Deb submits resignation to Governor

Agartala (Tripura) | May 14, 2022 7:55:17 PM IST
Dr Manik Saha, a Rajya Sabha MP, will be the next chief minister of Tripura in place of Biplab Kumar Deb who resigned from the post hours earlier.... read..

Biplab Deb resigns as Tripura Chief Minister

Agartala (Tripura) | May 14, 2022 5:24:07 PM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb Saturday resigned from his post on Saturday less than a year before the assembly polls in the state.... read..

Siblings' Death: Irate Mob thrash on-duty doctor, ransack rural hospital in Tripura

Dhalai (Tripura) | May 5, 2022 2:54:37 PM IST
Peeved by the death of two minor siblings, an irate mob of villagers on Wednesday ransacked the Manikpur Primary Health Center (PHC) leaving the on-duty medical officer Pranab Debbarma grievously injured at Dhalai district in Tripura, said police.... read..

24 Rohingyas detained in Tripura; released later

Agartala |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
At least 24 Rohingyas including 10 children and 8 women, coming from Jammu, were detained in Tripura's Unakoti district but subsequently released as they are holding UNHCR cards, the police said on Tuesday.... read..

Tripura CM directs police to take stern action against miscreants who attacked Cong leader Sudip Roy Barman

Agartala (Tripura) | May 2, 2022 4:23:42 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday instructed the state police officials to take stringent action against the perpetrators who allegedly attacked Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman, informed sources.... read..

After Assam, Meghalaya, Trinamool announces 132-member Tripura committee

Agartala |Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
After Assam and Meghalaya, the Trinamool Congress, headed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Friday announced a 132-member full-fledged state committee in the BJP-ruled Tripura.... read..

Invest in Tripura, take advantage of incentives, CM urges B'desh investors

Agartala (Tripura) | April 29, 2022 4:52:53 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday urged investors from Bangladesh to take advantage of the incentives being offered by the state government in the industrial sector.... read..

6 Rohingyas detained in Tripura after they arrive from Delhi

Agartala |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Six Rohingyas, including a woman and two children, were detained in Tripura's Dharmanagar bordering Assam, the police said on Thursday.... read..

PM Modi pushed Tripura towards progressive tomorrow, says CM Biplab Deb

Agartala (Tripura) | April 26, 2022 4:54:01 AM IST
Hailing the Centre's development works across the country, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed the state towards a "progressive tomorrow".... read..

All NE state capitals to be linked with Delhi by 2024: MoS Railways

Agartala |Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
All the northeastern state capitals would be connected with the national capital by railway network by 2024, Minister of State for Railways, Raosaheb Patil Danve, said here on Friday.... read..

Tripura govt launches new industrial investment promotion scheme

Agartala |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
To boost the investment and the industries, the Tripura government on Wednesday launched the "Tripura Industrial Investment Promotion Incentive Scheme (TIIPIS), 2022" for the next 5 years, and increased the transport subsidy from 10 per cent to 50 per cen... read..

B'desh keen to boost trades, economic activities with NE India : Officials

Agartala/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Bangladesh has been keen to further increase its trade and economic activities with India's northeastern states and its Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi will visit Mizoram on Friday to supervise the infrastructure along the border, officials said on Wednesda... read..

Conman fakes Tripura Minister's identity, sends fraudulent messages

Agartala (Tripura) | April 21, 2022 4:53:39 AM IST
An unidentified conman faked the identity of Tripura Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Sushanta Chowdhury and attempted to defraud his contacts, including several officials. The fraudsters reportedly asked for money through WhatsApp messages.... read..
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