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Tripura COVID-19 curbs: Night curfew from January 10, cinema halls, bars to open with 50% capacity

Tripura COVID-19 curbs: Night curfew from January 10, cinema halls, bars to open with 50% capacity

Night curfew will be enforced from 9 pm to 5 am from January 10 to 20 in Tripura in view of COVID surge. 

Jan 09, 2022, 20:05 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate, lay foundation stones of several projects in Manipur, Tripura on Tuesday

PM Modi to inaugurate, lay foundation stones of several projects in Manipur, Tripura on Tuesday

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday that PM Modi will launch 22 projects worth Rs 4,800 crore in Imphal while in Agartala, he will inaugurate the new integrated terminal building at the

Jan 02, 2022, 22:12 PM IST
Section 144 imposed in Tripura's Khowai after TMC supporters, cops attacked

Section 144 imposed in Tripura's Khowai after TMC supporters, cops attacked

According to Police, Khowai, a group of people attacked a bus that was ferrying TMC supporters.

Nov 28, 2021, 23:35 PM IST
BJP sweeps Tripura municipal polls, wins all 51 seats

BJP sweeps Tripura municipal polls, wins all 51 seats

The opposition TMC and CPI(M) failed to open their account in the AMC.

Nov 28, 2021, 18:41 PM IST
BJP set to sweep Tripura civic polls, bags 37 seats out of 51 in AMC

BJP set to sweep Tripura civic polls, bags 37 seats out of 51 in AMC

Tripura Election Commission said the BJP has established an absolute majority in the 51-member Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) winning 37 seats. 

Nov 28, 2021, 14:41 PM IST
Tripura civic polls: Counting of votes underway, BJP leading in 4 seats

Tripura civic polls: Counting of votes underway, BJP leading in 4 seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in Ambassa, Jirania, Teliamura and Sabroom seats, the Tripura State Election Commission informed.

Nov 28, 2021, 10:06 AM IST
Tripura civic polls: Voting turnout 81.52% amid violence; TMC, CPI(M) demand election be countermanded

Tripura civic polls: Voting turnout 81.52% amid violence; TMC, CPI(M) demand election be countermanded

The BJP has already won 112 of the total 334 seats uncontested in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and 19 other civic bodies in the state. Polling was held in 222 seats across six Nagar

Nov 26, 2021, 08:10 AM IST
Ensure necessary arrangements to ensure safety of ballots, counting of votes: SC to Centre, Tripura govt

Ensure necessary arrangements to ensure safety of ballots, counting of votes: SC to Centre, Tripura govt

The Supreme Court directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to provide two additional companies of Central Armed Police Forces to ensure free and fair civic polls in Tripura.  

Nov 25, 2021, 11:49 AM IST
Tripura civic election: TMC expresses apprehensions over free and fair polls in absence of VVPAT, CCTV cameras

Tripura civic election: TMC expresses apprehensions over free and fair polls in absence of VVPAT, CCTV cameras

Trinamool Congress Tripura unit Steering Committee head Subal Bhowmik alleged that the police continue to be a mute spectator on the incidents of violence against party candidates.  

Nov 25, 2021, 06:29 AM IST
Supreme Court to hear TMC’s contempt plea against Tripura govt on unabated violence

Supreme Court to hear TMC’s contempt plea against Tripura govt on unabated violence

The apex court had also directed the state government to make appropriate arrangements for ensuring law and order for the unimpeded right of political participation in the municipal elections. It had

Nov 23, 2021, 06:15 AM IST
TMC delegation to meet Amit Shah over alleged police brutality in Tripura

TMC delegation to meet Amit Shah over alleged police brutality in Tripura

The fresh tension between TMC and the BJP has erupted over the elections to the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and 12 other municipal bodies slated for November 25. The MPs will sit on a dharna

Nov 22, 2021, 06:27 AM IST
Tripura turns into war zone as political violence continues unabated

Tripura turns into war zone as political violence continues unabated

In the political violence, as many as seven TMC workers were injured in the alleged attack by BJP workers. TMC’s state convenor Subal Bhowmick’s vehicle was even vandalised.

Nov 21, 2021, 21:57 PM IST
Two female journalists reporting on Tripura violence booked, detained in Assam

Two female journalists reporting on Tripura violence booked, detained in Assam

The journalists had been held by the Assam police at Nilam Bazar, lower Assam while attempting to leave Tripura in order to avoid police questioning. A police team from Dharmanagar reached Nilam

Nov 14, 2021, 23:05 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to transfer over Rs 700 crore to housing scheme beneficiaries in Tripura on Nov 14

PM Narendra Modi to transfer over Rs 700 crore to housing scheme beneficiaries in Tripura on Nov 14

The Prime Minister's Office said that over Rs 700 crore will be credited directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries on the occasion.

Nov 13, 2021, 20:43 PM IST
Tripura slaps UAPA on 102 social handles, sends notices to Twitter, FB and YouTube

Tripura slaps UAPA on 102 social handles, sends notices to Twitter, FB and YouTube

Tripura police served notices to the Twitter headquarters in USA, asking its authority to freeze the accounts of the accused immediately for spreading objectionable news. 

Nov 06, 2021, 23:08 PM IST
'BJP is like coronavirus, they need only one dose which is Mamata': TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

'BJP is like coronavirus, they need only one dose which is Mamata': TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

Addressing a gathering in Agartala, Mamata Banerjee's nephew said, "We must fight and defeat BJP, otherwise the situation in Tripura would turn similar to Afghanistan."

Nov 01, 2021, 11:28 AM IST
Tripura Civic polls on November 25 in all 8 districts; counting on November 28

Tripura Civic polls on November 25 in all 8 districts; counting on November 28

"The poll date for civic bodies in the state is scheduled to be held on November 25 from 7 am to 4 pm. Counting will be held on November 28, which will commence from 8 am," said Tripura SEC ML Dey. 

Oct 23, 2021, 07:44 AM IST
TMC celebrates Chhatra Parishad Foundation Day in Tripura, CM Mamata Banerjee to address virtually

TMC celebrates Chhatra Parishad Foundation Day in Tripura, CM Mamata Banerjee to address virtually

The TMC workers have been preparing for the event and LED screens are to be put up across colleges in Tripura where party supremo Mamata Banerjee’s address will be shown virtually. 

Aug 26, 2021, 11:24 AM IST
Another setback for Congress: Tripura chief Pijush Biswas resigns from party

Another setback for Congress: Tripura chief Pijush Biswas resigns from party

Biswas, a renowned lawyer, quit the Congress six days after the All India Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev left the party and joined Trinamool Congress.

Aug 21, 2021, 16:56 PM IST
TMC eyes Tripura, Abhishek Banerjee gears up to challenge BJP govt in 2023 Assembly polls

TMC eyes Tripura, Abhishek Banerjee gears up to challenge BJP govt in 2023 Assembly polls

Abhishek Banerjee told media persons in Agartala that the "TMC will form a government in Tripura in the next 1.5 years and bring governance to its doorstep." He also vowed to put an end to the BJP's

Aug 04, 2021, 15:23 PM IST