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BJP supporter killed in Tripura

BJP supporter killed in Tripura

A supporter of the ruling BJP was killed in Tripura's West Tripura district, police said on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 22:18 PM IST
Houses damaged, power lines snapped, trees uprooted as Thunderstorm hits West Tripura

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
Fever outbreak keeps Tripura villagers from voting

Fever outbreak keeps Tripura villagers from voting

Election Commission had postponed polling in the Tripura (East) Lok Sabha seat from April 18 to April 23, saying the law and order situation there was not conducive for holding free and fair polls.

Apr 23, 2019, 06:19 AM IST
BJP claims NLFT campaigning in favour of Congress in Tripura

BJP claims NLFT campaigning in favour of Congress in Tripura

BJP has also filed a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard.

Apr 22, 2019, 07:48 AM IST
Polling in Tripura East deferred to April 23 due to law and order problem

Polling in Tripura East deferred to April 23 due to law and order problem

Citing reports of state chief electoral officer and special police observer, the poll panel said, "The law and order situation prevailing is not conducive to the holding of free and fair poll."

Apr 16, 2019, 23:39 PM IST
LS polls: Border sealed, security heightened as Tripura West gears up to vote

LS polls: Border sealed, security heightened as Tripura West gears up to vote

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, adequate security measures have been taken for a peaceful election in Tripura West parliamentary constituency, said a senior police official here.

Apr 10, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Tripura has over 26 lakh voters

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Tripura has over 26 lakh voters

Tripura will go to polls for Lok Sabha election 2019 in two phases. Polling will be held in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency in the first phase on April 11. Tripura East will go to poll in second

Apr 09, 2019, 14:51 PM IST
Congress lodges complaint against Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb, seeks his arrest

Congress lodges complaint against Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb, seeks his arrest

The office of the CEO has confirmed receiving the complaint against the chief minister.

Apr 07, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency

Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 election, Communist Party Of India (Marxist) Sankar Prasad Datta had won by a margin of 5,03,486 votes.

Mar 31, 2019, 18:22 PM IST
CPI-M, Congress urge conducive situation in Tripura

CPI-M, Congress urge conducive situation in Tripura

BJP spokesman Nabendu Bhattacharjee said "due to the mis-governance of the CPI-M in 25 years in Tripura, people are protesting against their leaders on their own. 

Mar 29, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Tripura CPI leader defects to JD(U)

Tripura CPI leader defects to JD(U)

Former Minister Manindra Riyan, who served as Minister for home (prisons) during the Left Front rule, claimed that he was inspired by the principles of JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to unveil projects, address rally in Tripura on February 9

PM Narendra Modi to unveil projects, address rally in Tripura on February 9

The PM is also scheduled to unveil a statue of Tripura's erstwhile ruler Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya here.

Feb 07, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
 2019 polls will be between Kauravas and Pandavas: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb

2019 polls will be between Kauravas and Pandavas: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb

Urging people to decide whether they want a 'majboot sarkar' (strong government) or a 'majboor sarkar' (helpless government) at the Centre post 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Jan 29, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Republic Day parade: Tripura bags best tableau award, J&K wins second prize

Republic Day parade: Tripura bags best tableau award, J&K wins second prize

A special prize was given to CPWD for the floral decoration in New Delhi.

Jan 28, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Wave in favour of PM Narendra Modi in northeast, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Wave in favour of PM Narendra Modi in northeast, says BJP chief Amit Shah

The BJP chief said that the party is confident of winning more than 21 seats in the northeast, as reported by news agency ANI.

Jan 05, 2019, 21:34 PM IST
Lava-like eruption creates panic in Tripura village; third such incident this year

Lava-like eruption creates panic in Tripura village; third such incident this year

Earlier in mid-April, at two spots, namely Baishnavpur and Ghagrabasti of Sunroom, lava-like liquid erupted along with fire and gas.

Dec 29, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

The decisions have been taken at a meeting of a high level committee, chaired Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Dec 17, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Tripura: 30 passengers injured after bus plunges into gorge

Tripura: 30 passengers injured after bus plunges into gorge

All passengers of the Agartala-bound bus were rescued by the police and locals and were admitted to a hospital.

Dec 05, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Watch: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb sings ‘dil diya hai jaan bhi denge, aye Tripura tere liye’

Watch: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb sings ‘dil diya hai jaan bhi denge, aye Tripura tere liye’

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who is often in news over his controversial remarks, is now charming people with his voice.

Nov 19, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
'Are you people mazdoor?' Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb justifies dropping May Day from holidays list

'Are you people mazdoor?' Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb justifies dropping May Day from holidays list

The Tripura government in a notification had said that government employees would be allowed to avail any four holidays chosen by them out of a list of restricted holidays during 2019. 

Nov 13, 2018, 00:26 AM IST