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BJP will unite anti-Left votes in Tripura: Assam Minister

BJP will unite anti-Left votes in Tripura: Assam Minister

The BJP will try to form a rainbow alliance to consolidate anti-Left Front votes to oust the ruling coalition in Tripura in assembly polls in February next year.

BJP starts process of selecting candidates for Tripura assembly polls

The rate of crime against women in the state is very high and more than seven lakh youths are unemployed.

Tripura tribal party to launch agitation for separate state

A tribal-based party in Tripura has stepped up efforts to push its demands -- including for a separate state -- even as the ruling CPI-M has warned that a Manipur-like conspiracy would not be tolerated in the Left-ruled state where elections are due early next year.

Tripura government not to execute new cattle slaughter rules: Minister

The new cattle trade and slaughter rules framed by the central government are against the interest of the people, Aghore Debbarma told IANS.

Woman, her two kids burnt alive in Tripura

Debnath's home was engulfed in flames as a cooking gas cylinder exploded in the fire.
 

Congress-sponsored shutdown disrupts life in Tripura

Besides Tripura Congress President Birajit Sinha, other important leaders arrested on Thursday for picketing, a 24-hour shutdown declared. 

Drinking water supply stopped in Agartala after ONGC waste leaks

Drinking water supply to lakhs of people in Tripura was stopped after ONGC drilling waste spilled over into a key river.

Pre-monsoon rains hit Northeast, Mizoram remains cut-off

Week-long incessant pre-monsoon rains, thunderstorm and heavy lightning disrupted life in northeastern states while road connectivity remained cut-off in Mizoram due to landslides, officials said on Wednesday.

Tripura to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

Tripura to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

"Our engineers have tested the transmission lines... and given an okay," Tripura Power and Transport Minister Manik Dey told IANS.

2005 Bengaluru terror suspect arrested in Tripura

The Karnataka Anti Terror Squad (ATS) on Friday arrested a suspect here having links with the 2005 terror attack at Bengaluru`s Indian Institute of Science (IIS), police said.

Hindu group protests against Kashmir book at Agartala book fair

Tripura`s Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Bhanulal Saha on Wednesday said the government will not tolerate protests at a book fair, after a Hindutva group shouted slogans and demonstrated against a book on Jammu and Kashmir at the fair.

50 injured in Tripura, shutdown to oppose Centre's citizenship bill

At least 50 persons were on Wednesday injured in Tripura when members of ruling and opposition parties brawled during a 12-hour shutdown jointly called by three tribal parties against the Centre`s citizenship bill, police said.

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.