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India-Japan collaboration on for prosperous NE: Foreign Secy
Agartala/Shillong, March 5 (IANS) For developing a prosperous northeast India under the India-Japan collaboration, Tokyo is providing financial support to diverse the projects in all the eight states of the region, top officials, diplomats, experts and economists said on Friday.
2021-03-05
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Politics
After Assam, BJP-IPFT alliance turns bitter in Tripura
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) After neighbouring Assam, the relation between the ruling BJP and its junior ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) turned bitter ahead of the April 4 elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), which is considered as the mini-state Assembly in terms of political significance.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura tribal council polls on April 4
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The much awaited elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) will be held on April 4, officials announced here on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
New Parliament likely to use Tripura's bamboo products
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) After Rashtrapati Bhavan and Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Tripura's eco-friendly bamboo products or bamboo artifacts are now expected to be used in the construction of the new Parliament building which is underway in the national capital.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Tripura,National
Truck driver beaten to death in Tripura
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) A 54-year-old truck driver was beaten to death by unidentified assailants in Tripura while he was driving his goods-laden vehicle from Assam to Agartala, the police said on Saturday.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Despite Centre freezed, 3% additional DA for Tripura employees
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite the Central Government has freezed the dearness allowance (DA) for more than a year, the BJP-led government in Tripura on Thursday announced an additional three per cent DA for its 1,90,504 employees and pension holders, a minister said.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura CM to take part in poll campaign in Bengal
Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Biplab Kumar Deb will attend several election related events and rallies in West Bengal, officials and party sources said on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
BJP's ally IPFT in Tripura forges alliance with others
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) Antagonising the ruling BJP, its junior ally IPFT on Friday night forged an alliance with another smaller tribal based parties to fight the upcoming polls to the tribal autonomous body.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Opp slams Tripura CM's statement on 'BJP keen to expand in Nepal, SL'
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) Opposition Left parties and Congress on Monday criticised the BJP leadership after Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's reported comments to extend the base of the saffron party in Nepal and Sri Lanka.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
'Border Haats' to boost peace, security and stability: Experts
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) The 'Border Haats' along the India-Bangladesh frontier will promote peace, security, stability and prosperity across the borders, experts, economists and traders said as they urged the government to expand their utility and functioning.
2021-02-12
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy
4 Bangladesh-trained militants surrender in Tripura
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) Four Bangladesh-trained Tripura militants on Thursday surrendered to the security forces in the state after they fled from their camps across the border on January 31, police said.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security
Two 'fake' journos held for attempted extortion in Tripura
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested on the charge of trying to extort money from renowned doctors in Agartala by posing as journalists, police said on Thursday.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Hostage's wife, mother appeal to ULFA-I chief to release him
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Family members of one of the two private oil company employees, kidnapped by the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) from Arunachal Pradesh in December, on Tuesday appealed to the outlawed anti-talk outfit's chief Paresh Barua to release him.
2021-02-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Terrorism
China beetles infesting gooseberry plants in northeast: Scientists
Agartala/Itanagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time found evidence of China beetles infesting gooseberry or amla plants in Arunachal Pradesh and few other northeastrn states.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Environment/Wildlife
Integrate women into int'l trade, biz and policy making: Experts
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Integration of women in international trade and business and to ensure gender equality while crafting trade policies would further boost trade and business and accelerate the growth of women entrepreneurs, feel experts and industry body officials.
2021-02-05
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura teachers to resume stir, 85 died of numerous causes
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) Thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following court verdicts, on Thursday announced to launch their agitation afresh.
2021-02-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
11 tribal girls rescued in Agartala; one detained: Police
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) Tripura police have rescued 11 tribal girls, suspected to be trafficked, and detained a man in this connection, officials said on Thursday.
2021-02-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Student killed by BSF on suspicion of cattle smuggling in Tripura
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) A 24-year-old student was allegedly killed by some BSF jawans in a village in Tripura along the India-Bangladesh border over suspicion that he was a cattle smuggler, police said.
2021-02-01
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leader shot dead in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura, Kripa Ranjan Chakma, was gunned down on Saturday by unidentified gunmen, the police said, adding that a combing operation has been launched to nab the assailants.
2021-01-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP destroying country build by Gandhi, Nehru: Congress
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) The BJP is destroying the country that was built by Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, the President of the All India Mahila Congress, Sushmita Dev, said here on Friday while addressing a gathering organised by her party demanding the withdrawal of all the three Central farm laws.
2021-01-29
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura teachers' stir similar to farmers' agitations in Delhi : BJP
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Tripura on Thursday claimed that the state teachers' "politically motivated stirs" are backed by the Opposition CPI-M and the protest is similar to farmers' agitations in Delhi.
2021-01-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
BSF urges B'desh counterpart to allow border fencing in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) In the wake of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) preventing the Indian authorities to carry out the border fencing works in some patches along southern Tripura, the Border Security Force (BSF) has now taken up the matter with the higher authorities of BGB, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Over 100 injured in police-teacher clash in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 87 teachers and 17 police personnel were injured in a pitched battle on Wednesday with the security forces knocking down the tents in which thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following the court's verdict, have been holding sit-in protest for the past 52 days demanding restoration of their jobs.
2021-01-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
'Many infrastructures in Tripura to boost trade with B'desh'
Agartala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais on Tuesday said that several infrastructural projects are under construction in the state along the international border to boost the trade between India and Bangladesh.
2021-01-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Tripura teachers' sit-in protest enters 50th day, 84 died of numerous causes
Agartala, Jan 25 (IANS) With one more teacher breathing his last on Monday, the number of deaths due to numerous reasons rose to 84 as the indefinite sit-in by thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following court verdicts, entered its 50th day on Monday, even though the state government is yet to hold any talks with them.
2021-01-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
3 NE states to display their traditions on R-Day
Agartala/Guwahati/Itanagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Two northeastern states - Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura - will showcase their traditions, famed customary talents, art and craft while Assam will demonstrate its tea, one of the backbones of Indian economy, and wildlife, in this year's Republic Day parade in the national capital.
2021-01-25
Category: India, Tripura,National
Tripura police busts nexus of monetary deal with terrorists
Agartala, Jan 22 (IANS) Tripura police busted a nexus of monetary transactions between the militants and the contractors, and arrested four persons, police said on Thursday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 49th Statehood Day
Agartala/Imphal/Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on Thursday separately celebrated their 49th Statehood Day through numerous colourful functions.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Tripura CPI(M) MLAs protest against 'Jungle Raj in BJP rule'
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) The opposition Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLAs on Wednesday staged a protest for the first time after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in Tripura in 2018. The left party staged the protest against the attacks on opposition parties, MLAs, MPs and other leaders.
2021-01-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Cong's 12-hour shutdown call evokes partial response in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress in Tripura on Monday to protest against the alleged attack on the state's party president Pijush Biswas by "BJP goons", evoked a partial response.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Cong calls Tripura shutdown to protest attack on state chief
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress has called a 12 hour shutdown on Monday to protest against the alleged attack on state party President Pijush Biswas by the "BJP goons".
2021-01-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
50 days after abduction, police recover trader's body in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 15 (IANS) The Tripura police on Friday recovered the body of a trader 50 days after he was kidnapped at gunpoint by terrorists from the northern part of the state, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihu, Makar Sankranti celebrated in NE states
Agartala/Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the northeastern states on Thursday celebrate Bihu and Makar Sankranti, both harvest festivals, with traditional fervour and enthusiasm.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Tripura, Manipur, Sikkim receive Covid-19 vaccines too
Agartala/Imphal/Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) After Assam and Meghalaya, three more northeastern states - Tripura, Manipur and Sikkim - on Wednesday saw Covid-19 vaccines reach them for the first round of immunisation, officials said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Tripura HC asks govt to hold polls in tribal body soon
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) The Tripura High Court has asked the BJP-led state government and the election authority to hold the election to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) at the earliest, a court official said on Wednesday.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Four top militants held in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Four top terrorists belonging to Assam and Tripura were arrested on Tuesday by the security forces in Tripura and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession, the police said.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Tripura teachers' protest enters 36th day, govt yet to reach out
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following court verdicts, are braving cold weather to carry on with their indefinite sit-in, which entered its 36th day on Monday, while the state government is yet to hold any talks with them.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
Tripura keen to continue supplying 160 MW electricity to B'desh
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Tripura, which has been supplying 160 MW electricity to Bangladesh for the past five years, is keen to continue providing power to the neighbouring country and has approached the Indian government to settle the formalities for the same, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said on Friday.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Politics
BSF seized drugs, contraband worth Rs 42 cr along Tripura frontier in 1 yr
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS) BSF troopers seized drugs, various contrabands and cattle worth of Rs 42 crore during the past one year along Tripuras borders with Bangladesh, officials said here on Thursday.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
BSF's mega cycle rally to observe 50th year of B'desh Liberation War victory
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS) To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War victory, the BSF as part of its year-long programme would organise a 70-day long cycle rally covering 3,266 km frontiers of five Indian states from January 10, an official said on Thursday.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tripura teachers continue sit-in amid winter chill
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) Despite cold weather, the indefinite sit-in protest by thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following court verdicts, continued for the 30th day on Tuesday even as the BJP-led state government is yet to hold any talk with them during the ongoing stir.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
N-E India to get 3rd international airport by March 2021
Agartala, Jan 4 (IANS) After Guwahati and Imphal, Agartala's Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport is set to become the third international airport in the north-eastern region, after a Rs 438 crore project under construction is completed in March 2021, Airport Authority of India (AAI) officials said on Monday.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
After Assam, UK returnee tests Covid positive in Tripura
Agartala/Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) After Assam, now another man who has recently returned from the United Kingdom (UK) in Tripura, tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said on Sunday.
2020-12-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Assam youth uses discarded TV sets to house stray dogs
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Discarded domestic items can also be utilised to build animal's shelter house -- this has been transformed into a reality when Assam's Abhijit Dowarah has prepared makeshift kennels for stray dogs.
2020-12-26
Category: India, Tripura,National
Financial, manpower crisis forcing terrorists to surrender: Tripura DGP
Agartala, Dec 24 (IANS) Terrorist outfits in Tripura are facing serious fund crisis and manpower shortage, forcing their cadres to return to the mainstream by deserting the extremists groups, Tripura Director General of Police (DGP) V.S. Yadav said on Thursday.
2020-12-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terrorists release 3 Tripura hostages after 17 days
Agartala, Dec 24 (IANS) Three persons kidnapped from Tripura by members of the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have been released after 17 days of captivity in adjoining Bangladesh territory, police said on Thursday.
2020-12-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Despite chilly weather, Tripura teachers continue indefinite stir, reject govt offer
Agartala, Dec 23 (IANS) Braving the cold weather, the indefinite protest by thousands of Tripura government school teachers, who had lost their jobs following a court verdict, continued for the 17th day on Wednesday even as they rejected the BJP-led government's offer to apply for the vacant posts afresh.
2020-12-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
Technology has given people more access to courts: CJI
Agartala, Dec 23 (IANS) Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde on Wednesday said that technology has allowed people more access to the courts and the legal system, specially the Supreme Court and High Courts across the country.
2020-12-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ADB to give Rs 2100-cr loan to Tripura for urban, tourism development
Agartala, Dec 22 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is likely to provide a Rs 2,100 crore loan to the Tripura government for the development of urban areas and tourism in the northeastern state that borders Bangladesh, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-12-22
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
BJP-CPI (M) clash in Tripura, many injured
Agartala, Dec 20 (IANS) At least 20 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) workers were injured on Sunday after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers attacked them when the Left party was organising a commemorative meeting in Western Tripura in memory of the 30 martyred farmers, Left party leaders claimed.
2020-12-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics