Agartala turning eco-friendly

To turn Tripura's capital into a green city, efforts are on to run vehicles by compressed natural gas (CNG) and supply piped natural gas (PNG) to households.

Case registered against Tripura CPI(M) MLA for false affidavit

A case has been registered against Keshab Debbarma, an MLA of the ruling CPI(M) from Golaghati constituency in Tripura, for allegedly submitting false affidavits regarding his educational qualification.

India begins work on bridge linking Bangladeshi ports

India has started preliminary work, including making Detailed Project Report, to build a bridge over Feni river in Tripura to access Bangladeshi ports to carry goods and heavy machineries for the northeast region, an official said on Sunday.

Agartala-Akhaura rly link to be completed by 2017

 The process of laying 15.054 km long railway tracks to connect Agartala with Akhaura in Bangladesh will be completed by 2017.

Keen contest on cards for two by-polls in Tripura on Saturday

The stage is set for by-election to two schedule caste reserved seats in Tripura Saturday with all major political parties of the state contesting the polls.

Tripura prepares to combat monsoon related diseases

Tripura health department organised an awareness camp in association with some NGOs and others stakeholders to help combat monsoon related diseases like malaria and diarrhea.

PM non-committal on northeastern states'' status: Tripura CM

 Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained "non-committal" on continuation of the special category status for eight northeastern states, demanding the arrangement be continued for their development.

Chinese jet makes emergency landing at Agartala airport

A Chinese jet with nine people on board made an emergency landing on Thursday morning at the Agartala airport after suffering technical difficulties in its engine.

Kolkata-Agartala bus reaches Tripura from Dhaka

The Kolkata-Agartala bus service via Dhaka reached Agartala last midnight amid warm welcome from people of Tripura.

Inaugural bus to Agartala via Dhaka hits roadblock

The much-awaited inaugural run of the Kolkata-Agartala via Dhaka bus, which was flagged off by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday, hit a roadblock with technical glitches preventing the journey.

Mamata flags off Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service

Flagging off the Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service here on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the initiative will turn the India-Bangladesh ties into an everlasting relationship.

Trial run for Kolkata-Agartala Bus service via Dhaka begins

A trial run of the Kolkata-Agartala direct bus service via Dhaka began on Monday.

Tripura HC curtails doctors' private practice

The Tripura High Court has directed government doctors to restrict their private practice to a maximum of three hours daily during working days, an official said here Saturday.

Trial run of Kolkata-Agartala bus service via Dhaka on June 1

 A trial run of the Kolkata-Agartala direct bus service via Dhaka will be held on June 1, Tripura transport minister Manik Dey on Friday said.

AFSPA withdrawn from Tripura
AFSPA withdrawn from Tripura

  The Tripura government on Wednesday decide to lift Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) from the state, where the controversial law was in effect for the last 18 years to curb insurgency.

Mizo govt memo on Bru repatriation

Mizoram government asked the Union Home Ministry to expedite release of fund meant for expenses of the resumption of repatriation of Brus from the six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura district, scheduled to commence from the first week of June, a senior state home department official on Wednesday said.

Northeast MGNREGS employees to launch stir to hike wages

Over 13,000 employees employed in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in northeastern states would launch a stir from next month to regularise their jobs and attain uniformity in their salaries, a leaders said on Monday.

Direct bus between Agartala, Kolkata via Bangladesh likely

 A direct bus service between Agartala and Kolkata through Bangladesh is expected to be finalised during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit to Dhaka, Tripura's new Governor Tathagata Roy said here Wednesday.

Mizoram to take back its tribal citizens from Tripura after 18 years

Following pressure from the union home ministry and the Tripura government, Mizoram has finally agreed to take back all the tribal refugees sheltering in Tripura for the past 18 years.

Agartala-Dhaka bus service resumes

The Agartala-Dhaka bus service resumed on Friday after five months of suspension due to political turmoil in Bangladesh, officials said.