Agartala: A day after three tribal-based political parties in Tripura came together and called for a 12-hour shutdown to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the ruling CPI-M on Monday termed the move a "separatist action". "The CPI-M is also opposed to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill,More
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:06 IST
Agartala: Three tribal-based political parties formed a common platform to fight against the centre's proposed amendment of the Indian citizenship act that will facilitate the granting of citizenship to the oppressed people from Pakistan and Bangladesh who took shelter in India as evacuees. JoiningMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 16:37 IST | Updated 16:56 IST
Agartala: BJP on Monday said it would demand more autonomy to the tribals of Tripura and authority for the present Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), which constitute two-third of the state territory. "We want to form a tribal Council within TTAADC area as the tribals of theMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 16:07 IST
Agartala: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has invested around Rs 1,000 crore to extend the railway line beyond Tripura capital Agartala and up tothe state's southern temple city Udaipur, a top official said here on Thursday. The NFR would start two pairs of passenger train services on the newlyMore
Published 12-Jan-2017 17:08 IST
Agartala: The Tripura government has introduced a monthly allowance of Rs 600 for poor cancer patients, a minister said on Wednesday.
Published 11-Jan-2017 14:00 IST
Agartala: Road accidents have emerged as the biggest killer in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday.
Published 09-Jan-2017 14:31 IST
Agartala: Tripura Congress leader Ashok Sinha demanded removal of Rahul Gandhi from Congress party. Wired may it sound, but its true. Sinha posted on his Facebook page that party president Sonia Gandhi should expel her son Rahul Gandhi from the party. The facebook post of the seinor Congress leaderMore
Published 05-Jan-2017 18:17 IST
Agartala: The opposition Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday reiterated its demand for a probe by the CBI and ED into the activities of all illegal NBFCs and chit fund organisations in Tripura and warned of a stir on the issue.
Published 04-Jan-2017 17:44 IST
Agartala: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale struck Tripura this afternoon, triggering landslides in the hill state and jolting the country's Northeast. There was no report of any casualty.
Published 03-Jan-2017 21:27 IST
Agartala: The ruling CPI-M in Tripura has said the BJP managed to increase its vote in the recent bypolls in the state taking advantage of "our organisational weakness and by luring people with false assurances."
Published 31-Dec-2016 16:18 IST | Updated 16:44 IST
Agartala: Congress high command on Friday issued a show cause notice to Congress MLA Ratan Lal Nath for supporting demonetization initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the recent assembly session veteran Congress leader Ratan Lal Nath supported demonetization and told its good for theMore
Published 31-Dec-2016 12:59 IST
Agartala: The opposition Congress in Tripura on Friday said it will hold demonstration before the government offices against the demonetisation drive which has caused "limitless inconveniences" to the common people.
Published 30-Dec-2016 19:56 IST
Agartala: The Tripura government announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh and government jobs to the families of two soldiers who were killed last month in Jammu and Kashmir, a minister said here on Thursday.
Published 29-Dec-2016 11:09 IST | Updated 11:53 IST
Agartala: Last night Bishalgarh police arrested one Dipankar Sen (38) and recovered one sophisticated pistol and three bullets from his possession. Police believes he was involved in murder and other criminal activities. According to sources, Dipankar has connections with some extremist groups likeMore
Published 26-Dec-2016 13:50 IST
Agartala: BJP president Amit Shah's act east policy seems to have a major impact in Tripura. It can be viewed in the recently concluded three tier panchayat by-election. The saffron party has managed to increase its vote share in the Red citadel. Though the ruling Left Front managed a massiveMore
Published 24-Dec-2016 13:15 IST
Agartala: Just before the Christmas and new year the tribals of Tripura celebrated Tring festival. Tring is considered as the New Year for the tribals of the state. Last Night the festival has begun and it will continue till December 23.
Published 22-Dec-2016 18:59 IST
Agartala: The Hindu minority in Bangladesh are safe still have a feeling of insecurity, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy has said. "Bangladesh government has taken steps to provide security to the minority Hindus, but unfortunately the Hindus have a feeling of insecurity and uncertainty about theirMore
Published 22-Dec-2016 14:16 IST
Agartala: The Panchayat by-elections to 44 seats of three-tier Panchayat has started on Wednesday morning. Official sources confirmed that till noon the vote percentage recorded 52. The ruling CPM has already won three seats of Gram Panchayats uncontested before the election.
Published 21-Dec-2016 13:35 IST
Agartala: The Tripura Gramin Bank (TGB) has posted a net profit of Rs 43.95 crore, the highest among the regional rural banks (RRBs) in eastern and northeastern India, during the last fiscal, the bank's chairman said here on Wednesday.
Published 21-Dec-2016 12:30 IST
Agartala: Tripura Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes over personal allegations relating to Forest Minister Naresh Jamatiya, during which a Trinamool Congress MLA fled with the Speaker's mace. During Zero Hour, TMC MLA Sudip Roy Burman, former leader of the opposition, raised the issueMore
Published 19-Dec-2016 19:38 IST | Updated 12:03 IST

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