Agartala: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said his government aims at doubling the income of the farmers in the state in the next five years. The economy of Tripura is primarily an agrarian economy with large section of population dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. My governmentMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 19:57 IST
Agartala: BJP MLA Rebati Mohan Das was unanimously elected the speaker of Tripura assembly on Friday. Protem Speaker Ratan Chakraborty announced in the House that he had received only Rebati Mohan Das' nomination for the post and declared him elected.
Published 23-Mar-2018 18:25 IST
Agartala: The national anthem was played for the first time in the Tripura Assembly on Friday. The first session of the newly elected House begun with the election of Speaker Rebati Mohan Das.
Published 23-Mar-2018 18:14 IST
Agartala: In an effort to popularise queen variety pineapple, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb is hoping to get megastar Amitabh Bachchan onboard in the fruit’s promotion team. Tripura usually produces two varieties of pineapples - Queen and Kelenga varieties.
Published 21-Mar-2018 22:39 IST
Agartala: India will strengthen vigilance along the Bangladesh border to stop infiltration and border crimes, besides preventing inimical activities, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said.
Published 21-Mar-2018 19:45 IST
Agartala: Tripura government has decided to launch 21 e-hospitals and 50 life-support ambulances with GPS tracking systems as part of its initiative to modernize healthcare services in the state, health minister Sudip Roy Barman said.
Published 21-Mar-2018 16:42 IST
Agartala: Union home minister Rajnath Singh has assured Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb that he would sanction two additional India Reserved (IR) Battalions for the state armed police force. The raising of two additional IR battalions would generate employment for about 2,200 youth.
Published 21-Mar-2018 11:02 IST
Agartala: In a bid to improve the health system in the state, the new government plans to increase the retirement age of the doctors by five years. The state is facing a deficiency of at least 500 doctors and to meet the increasing demand of medical facility, the state health minister Sudip RoyMore
Published 21-Mar-2018 11:37 IST
Agartala: In a bizarre incident, a skull and some remains of a skeleton were recovered from a rubber garden by the locals at Jatrapur under the Sonamura subdivision in Tripura on Tuesday.
Published 20-Mar-2018 20:34 IST
Agartala: With the twin advantage of International Internet Gateway and uninterrupted power supply, the new government in Tripura would showcase the state's potential for being an Information Technology hub. Tripura launched an Information Technology (IT) Park with an expenditure of Rs 50 crore inMore
Published 20-Mar-2018 19:05 IST
New Delhi: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his deputy Jishnu Deb Burman on Tuesday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed with him various issues, including the security situation in the state, an official said.
Published 20-Mar-2018 18:49 IST
Agartala: With BJP taking over the charge in Tripura, there has been a meteoric rise in the number of resignations that are being tabled by the elected CPM members of panchayats and civic bodies. Reports suggest that the local bodies' members are resigning from across the state.
Published 20-Mar-2018 17:13 IST | Updated 17:19 IST
Agartala: A kho-kho competition will be conducted under the auspices of Border Security Force Tripura Frontier on 20 March, said Inspector General (IG), Hemant Kumar Lohia on Monday. The event will take place at the frontier headquarters wherein all the 13 frontiers of the force across the countryMore
Published 19-Mar-2018 19:34 IST
Agartala: Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb along with his deputy Jishnu Dev Barman met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Union ministers on Sunday evening to seek financial assistance for the state burdened by Rs. 11,355.53 crore left by the previous Left Front government.
Published 19-Mar-2018 16:41 IST
Agartala: The BJP-IPFT government is facing a "huge financial burden" due to the previous dispensation's "failure" in proper planning, Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devbarman has said. Devbarman said that the state government is staring at a fiscal deficit of Rs 11,355.53 crore. "The economicMore
Published 19-Mar-2018 15:33 IST
Agartala: Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb will leave for Delhi next week to seek financial assistance from the central government. A cabinet meeting was held on Friday evening in the secretariat conference hall where the principal secretary of finance department gave an overall perspective about theMore
Published 17-Mar-2018 12:32 IST
Agartala: Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devbarman on Saturday said Bangladesh is a "natural" friend of India, and the state would do everything possible to further strengthen ties with that country.
Published 17-Mar-2018 20:22 IST
Agartala: Tripura's new Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday held his "Janatar Darbar" in a bid to resolve people's problems on the spot or without much delay as practically possible, an official said. "Accompanied by all senior officials, including Chief Secretary Sanjeev Ranjan, the ChiefMore
Published 16-Mar-2018 22:18 IST
Agartala: Following the path of his predecessor Manik Sarkar, Chief Minister Biplab Deb interacted with the citizens at the first meeting of 'Janata Durbar' at the state's civil secretariat on Friday. The CM will be meeting people thrice in a week. His schedule would include meeting people at hisMore
Published 16-Mar-2018 17:22 IST
Agartala: Violence in the state is continuing unabated as two pregnant women were assaulted by a mob of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, alleged the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) state committee on Friday. Saramani Gour and Chakamani Gour lost their foetus following the attack asMore
Published 16-Mar-2018 20:26 IST

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