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Houses damaged, power lines snapped, trees uprooted as Thunderstorm hits West Tripura

MeT officials said it was a nor'wester, typical to this time of the year, that had hit the city last night and such storms would continue till the arrival of the monsoon next month.

May 16, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches smart city projects for northeast

He launched the facility for Gangtok and Namchi in Sikkim, and Pasighat and Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh and Agartala in Tripura.

Mar 07, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

No jeans, cargo pants during official functions: Tripura issues directives for bureaucrats

The memorandum was issued on August 20 by Sushil Kumar, principal secretary to Tripura government for Education, Revenue and Information and cultural affairs.

Aug 28, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

Flood situation improves in Tripura, Chief Minister calls for review meet

The Chief Minister also asked the state officials to reach out to the marooned people with relief materials and medical aids at the earliest.

Jun 16, 2018, 14:40 PM IST

Newly-elected Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb assumes office, chairs cabinet meeting

On Friday, 48-year-old Deb took oath as the state's 10th Chief Minister.

Mar 10, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Here's how India is celebrating Holi: See pics

Across the country, people from villages and cities thronged temples in large numbers on the occasion of Holika Dahan on Thursday.

Mar 02, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

Narendra Modi government will act like father figure to help Tripura: Biplab Deb, State BJP chief

  Tripura BJP chief Biplab Deb has said the Modi government will act like a "father figure" to help the poor state stand on its feet and fulfil the party's campaign promises if the party comes to power.

Feb 14, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

International border sealed, security beefed up for PM's Tripura visit

The India-Bangladesh border adjoining Sipahijala and Unakoti districts of Tripura has been sealed in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit tomorrow, police said today.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Agartala linked with Bengaluru by Humsafar Express

Tripura`s capital on Friday was linked with Bengaluru by "Humsafar Express", becoming the second city in the northeast to get a newly introduced train, equipped with modern facilities.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said rail connectivity between Aizawl and Imphal would be in place by 2020 when a double gauge track would be laid.

Jan 04, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

Eight Rohingyas held in Tripura

Border Security Force Tripura Frontier Inspector General SR Ojha told the media that since 2015, many Rohingyas entered Tripura and other northeastern states via Bangladesh.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Tripura: Journalist hacked to death by tribal party cadres during protest rally

A journalist working for a local television channel was hacked to death in an attack by tribal party cadres in Tripura on Wednesday, police said.

Sep 20, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Muslims hold rally in Agartala against atrocities on Rohingyas in Myanmar

Hundreds of Muslims from different parts of Tripura under the banner of Tripura State Jamiat Ulema Hind held a massive protest yesterday against the atrocities on Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar state authorities.

Sep 16, 2017, 07:00 AM IST

New India-Bangladesh railway line to be commissioned by 2018-end

The new India-Bangladesh railway project along Tripura would be commissioned by next year-end and would be operational by January 2019, officials said here on Wednesday.

Aug 30, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

BJP workers put up Ghreao outside Tripura CM's residence to protest against indefinite blockade

All his work is being done in his house but the 38.5 lakh ppl in Tripura are suffering

Jul 18, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Tripura blockade: BJP workers gherao CM Manik Sarkar's residence

The blockade to press for a separate state by carving out the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) area entered ninth day today.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Rose Valley scam: CBI to interrogate Tripura minister on June 29

On Friday, former Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer Manoj Kumar was granted bail from the Bankshall Court on a furnishing of a bond of Rs.40,000 in connection with the Rose Valley scam.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Teachers crisis becoming political hot potato in Tripura

The Supreme Court order of March 29 upholding a state High Court order terminating the jobs of 10,323 government teachers has added to the vacuum.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

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.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:35 PM IST