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IndiGo to ferry mortal remains of North-East people for free

Budget carrier IndiGo in association with Delhi Police today launched 'Akhiri Ahuti', a social service under which the Gurgaon-based airline would ferry free of cost the bodies of Northeast residents who die in Delhi to their homes.

Tripura: Muslim man killed by BSF troopers along India-Bangladesh border

A Muslim man was killed when BSF troopers, while on patrol along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, opened fire suspecting him to be a smuggler police said here on Saturday.

Over 90% turnout in Tripura by-polls

The by-elections were held in the scheduled caste reserved Barjala and Khowai assembly constituencies. The votes will be counted on November 22.

Three convicts escape from Tripura Central Jail

Three convicts escape from Tripura Central Jail

Three convicts, all serving life-imprisonment since 2012, escaped from the Central Jail in Tripura, police said on Saturday.

CPI(M),TMC announce candidates for Tripura bypoll

Agartala, with the announcement of bypoll in two Assembly constituencies in Tripura on November 19, two political parties in the state have announced their candidates.

Dipa Karmakar not to return BMW, says getting any gift from Sachin Tendulkar is big

Dipa Karmakar not to return BMW, says getting any gift from Sachin Tendulkar is big

Dipa became a national sensation after producing impressive performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Olympian Dipa Karmakar inaugurates Durga Puja in Agartala; Uri martyrs remembered

Olympian Dipa Karmakar inaugurates Durga Puja in Agartala; Uri martyrs remembered

Dipa was awarded with the Khel Ratna recently, while her coach Bishweshwar Nandi received the Dronacharya Award.

Students hold candlelight vigil in Agartala to pay tribute to Uri bravehearts

In one of the worst attacks in recent times, as many as 18 soldiers were killed and over 20 others got injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri in Baramulla district on Sunday.

Section 144 imposed in Agartala after clashes over separate tribal state, 20 injured

Section 144 imposed in Agartala after clashes over separate tribal state, 20 injured

Section 144 was imposed in Agartala in Tripura on Tuesday after IPFT supporters created law and order situation, demanding separate tribal state 'Twipra Land'.

Cong-sponsored bandh evokes mixed response in Agartala

Opposition Congress sponsored dawn to dusk bandh In the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) areas to protest against proposed property tax evoked mixed response today.

''Dhaka terror attack has not affected number of Indians visiting Bangladesh''

Last month`s terror attack at a Dhaka cafe that left 22 people dead, mostly foreigners including an Indian, has not affected the number of Indians seeking to visit Bangladesh, a senior diplomat from the country said here on Saturday.

Rape accused Tripura official held in Assam

A senior Agartala government officer, missing and on the run for a fortnight after rape accusation, was arrested on Tuesday in neighbouring Assam`s Karimganj, police said.

Northeast India receives deficient monsoon rains

Except Mizoram and Sikkim, most parts of northeast India have so far experienced deficient monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

Tripura Civil Service officer rapes woman in Agartala, now absconding

Tripura Civil Service officer rapes woman in Agartala, now absconding

A woman was allegedly raped by a senior Tripura Civil Service officer when she went to his residence in South Ramnagar, police said today.

Another major blow to Congress as six Tripura MLAs quit party, to join TMC

Another major blow to Congress as six Tripura MLAs quit party, to join TMC

The move has come as a major blow to the Congress after two CWC members Ajit Jogi and Gurudas Kamat quit the party recently.

Age no bar: Tripura mothers clear secondary exam with daughters, son

 Smriti Banik had a dream: to succeed in the Madhyamik (secondary) examination. She nurtured this wish for two decades -- even as she got married, raised a family and dealt with abject poverty. Today, she is smiling -- the long-cherished dream has come true.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's peace message gets a snub, ISIS sends beheaded man’s pic in return

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's peace message gets a snub, ISIS sends beheaded man’s pic in return

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had attempted to initiate talks with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

12 NLFT militants surrender with families in Tripura

Twelve guerrillas of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) accompanied by 19 family members, including eight children, have surrendered to the Tripura police along with their arms and ammunition on Monday.

Sons kill father for sexually assaulting sister, ill-treating mother

Sons kill father for sexually assaulting sister, ill-treating mother

Two men surrendered before the Kamalpur police station on Tuesday confessing that they killed their father after finding out that the latter raped their sister.

35 Bangladeshis held by Border Security Force

Altogether 35 infiltrators from neighbouring Bangladesh, including 24 women and three children, were apprehended by BSF from Raisyabari market in Dhalai district near Indo-Bangla international border.