Agartala: State-owned ONGC has began exploration works in northeast India to attract more gas based industries in the region, top official said.
Published 26-Mar-2017 10:43 IST
Agartala: At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a heavy seasonal thunderstorm accompanied by rain hit Tripura on Saturday, police said. Much property was also damaged in the squall. The dead, as per a police official, included three labourers from JharkhandMore
Published 25-Mar-2017 22:25 IST
Agartala: A candle light march and a seminar marked "Genocide Day", in Tripura on Saturday commemorating the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago. The programmes were organised by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission here as partMore
Published 25-Mar-2017 22:11 IST
Agartala: The state unit of BJP on Friday distributed financial aid to the families of the Sabroom firing victims. The families of the deceased received Rs 50,000 as financial aid, while those injured received Rs 15,000 as financial assistance. BJP state president Biplab Deb and vice president SubalMore
Published 24-Mar-2017 17:02 IST
Agartala: Former minister Ratan Chakraborty received threat calls after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, police said. Last night, Chakraborty got two phone calls on his mobile phone and the miscreants threatened him to kill him for joining BJP. A case has been registered in east Agartala policeMore
Published 24-Mar-2017 15:34 IST
Agartala: New Delhi will carry out a survey to lay one more new railway line between India and Bangladesh to access the Chittagong international sea port and ease connectivity with the landlocked northeast region, a minister said here on Thursday.
Published 23-Mar-2017 19:52 IST
Agartala: The Railway ministry was exploring the possibility of connecting Tripura with Bangladesh from three sides, Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain, said on Thursday. We have a sanctioned project to connect the Tripura state capital, Agartala, with Akhaura in Bangladesh. We are nowMore
Published 23-Mar-2017 18:15 IST
Agartala: Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy in front of foreign delegates. In a programme organised at Pragna Bhavan to commemorate the 20th year of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) SarkarMore
Published 23-Mar-2017 16:34 IST
Agartala: Four hundred Trinamool Congress members, including 16 of the total 65 state committee members of the TMC, have joined the BJP in Tripura on Thursday. The TMC members who joined the saffron party also include former chairman of the Tripura unit of Trinamool Congress, Ratan Chakraborty.
Published 23-Mar-2017 15:59 IST
Agartala: The joint Indo-Bangladesh Army cycling expedition began on Wednesday from Agartala. Corps commandant G S Bedi of Indian Army flagged off the event at Lichubagan Army complex and the expedition will cover approximately 532 km in India and Bangladesh.
Published 22-Mar-2017 13:28 IST
Agartala: Tripura's ruling CPI-M has called a 12-hour shut-down in Sabroom sub-division on Saturday and held demonstrations across the state to protest the killing of three tribals in BSF firing on Friday.
Published 18-Mar-2017 14:24 IST
Sabroom (Tripura): Three persons were killed and two others injured in South Tripura district on Friday when BSF personnel opened fire at villagers who clashed with them for allegedly harassing women, official sources said.
Published 18-Mar-2017 11:27 IST | Updated 11:30 IST
Agartala: 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.
Published 17-Mar-2017 20:47 IST
Agartala: Tripura government in its latest cabinet meeting sanctioned five new social pension schemes for SC artisan communities namely folk artists, carpenters, blacksmiths, potters, and harijons. The government decided it to be Rs 700 per beneficiary per month.
Published 17-Mar-2017 15:32 IST
Agartala: The Border Security Force along with customs officials recovered Bangladeshi currency worth 2.5 lakh Taka on Wednesday night from Tripura border. The joint operation of BSF and customs took place at Nischindipur border area, 35 kms from the city.
Published 16-Mar-2017 15:46 IST
Agartala: The Tripura assembly on Wednesday rocked with the legislatures' salary hike demand. The issue was raised by TMC MLA Sudip Roy Barman and was supported by other opposition members.
Published 16-Mar-2017 11:45 IST
Agartala: A security guard, posted in the official residence of Tripura School Education Minister, Tapan Chakraborty on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said.
Published 15-Mar-2017 21:14 IST
Agartala: At least 50 people including 11 policemen, leaders from BJP, TMC, apart from three other political workers and four journalists, were injured when Trinamool Congress and BJP workers clashed here on Monday night, police said.
Published 14-Mar-2017 09:37 IST
Agartala: Altogether 17 persons including 11 policemen, two photo journalists and two party activists each from Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP, were injured in a clash between the two groups, police said on Tuesday.
Published 14-Mar-2017 15:05 IST
Agartala: Tripura's Left Front government rubbished BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's claim that Rs 1 lakh crore have been pumped into the state government over the past three years.
Published 12-Mar-2017 16:53 IST

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