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BJP, Congress rebuff Trinamool call for anti-Left alliance in Tripura
Agartala, Oct 21 : Dismissing the Trinamool Congress (TMC) proposal to form an alliance to defeat the Left Front in the November 19 bypolls to two assembly seats in Tripura, the BJP on Friday announced its candidates.

Skill development training for untrained rubber tappers concludes in ...
Ranirbazar (Tripura) [India], Oct.20 (ANI): The Tripura Skill Development Mission, along with the Rubber Board of India, recently organised a 15-day training for latex harvest technicians, popularly called tappers, in the Khathansa area of West Tripura district, with an aim of enhancing the skills ...

Train to roll between Agartala and Akhaura by 2018
Agartala [India], Oct 20 (ANI): By the end of 2018, a new rail connectivity of India and Bangladesh is likely to operate, said a joint high delegation of both the nations after the conclusion of the fifth Project Steering Committee meeting of Agartala-Akhaura (Tripura-Bangladesh) Railways that met ...

Tripura parties hold hectic parleys for by-polls (Lead, with ...
Agartala, Oct 18 : Within hours of the Election Commission (EC) announcing by-polls to two Tripura assembly seats on Monday, hectic parleys have begun between the political parties in Tripura.

Tripura parties hold hectic parleys for by-polls
Agartala, Oct 18 : Within hours of the Election Commission (EC) announcing by-polls to two Tripura assembly seats, hectic parleys have begun between the political parties in Tripura.

Fund crisis: Tripura, Mizoram unsure of meeting 7th Pay Commission ...
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 18 : Congress-ruled Mizoram and Left-ruled Tripura have said that they are not in a position to implement the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) recommendations for their employees.

Social tasks must be taken by Leftists: Manik Sarkar
Agartala, Oct 17 : Only talks and stirs will not broaden and grip the base of the Communists, Leftists must engage in social tasks like arranging weddings of poor girls, funeral duties and aid to ailing public, CPI-M leader and Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Monday.

Centre, Tripura government silent on chit fund scams: Congress
Agartala, Oct 16 : Tripura's opposition Congress on Sunday accused the Union and Tripura governments of inaction even as unauthorised Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and chit fund companies siphoned off crores of rupees from gullible depositors.

Tripura BJP chief escapes unhurt after his car attacked
Agartala [India], Oct. 15 : Tripura BJP state president Biplab Deb escaped unhurt after his rented house and parked vehicle were attacked last night allegedly by a group of suspected ruling CPI(M) cadres.

BJP supporters, police injured in skirmish in front of Tripura CM's ...
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct 15 : At least three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters and two security personnel were injured during a skirmish in Agartala today.

BJP workers-police clash in Tripura, several injured
Agartala, Oct 15 : BJP workers on Saturday clashed with police as they tried to gherao the Chief Minister's official residence here to protest the damage to the party state unit's president's vehicle the previous night, police said.

Sonia approves re-jig in Tripura unit
New Delhi, Oct 14 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday approved re-constitution of the party's Tripura unit with Pradyut Kishor Deb Barman named as its working president.

5 Tripura militants escape from Bangladesh camp, surrender
Agartala, Oct 14 : Five militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Tripura Police, officials said here on Friday.

Tripura TMC says CPI-M of politicising Dipa Karmakar's BMW row
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct. 14 : The Tripura unit of the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) has charged the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Front government in the statet of politicising the issue of ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar returning her gifted BMW due to the poor condition of ...

Can't even think of returning gift handed over by Sachin Sir: Dipa ...
Agartala [India], Oct.13 : Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar has rubbished the ongoing reports of returning back the BMW handed over by legendary cricket Sachin Tendulkar due to poor road conditions in Tripura, saying that she cannot even think of doing the same.

Maintenance, not Tripura roads reason for returning BMW, says Dipa ...
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct. 12 : Dipa Karmakar's father on Wednesday rubbished the media reports that the trailblazing gymnast was returning the BMW handed over by Sachin Tendulkar due to bad roads in Tripura.

Uncertainty over Bru refugees' return to Mizoram even after Delhi ...
Agartala/New Delhi, Oct 12 : Uncertainty of repatriation of over 31,000 tribal refugees, living in Tripura for the past 19 years, to Mizoram continued even after a high-level meeting at the Union Home Ministry in Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.

Sombre mood prevails in Tripura after people bid adieu to Goddess ...
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct. 12 (ANI): As the week-long Durga Puja came to a conclusion with Mahadashami, a mood of sadness prevailed across Tripura.

Durga puja passes off peacefully in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct 11: As Durga Puja reached its last day on Tuesday, people, along with their families, thronged the bank of Howra river to bid goodbye to Goddess Durga.

Security officer arrested for molesting girl in Tripura
Agartala, Oct 10 : A senior police officer was arrested in Tripura for allegedly molesting a tribal girl who was pandal-hopping during the Durga Puja festival along with her friend, police said here on Monday.

Most expensive Durga puja in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura) , Oct. 9 : A Durga Puja here is stealing the show with crowds thronging to see an idol of Goddess Durga adorned with 22-karat gold jewellery and an American diamond worth Rs. 4 crores in Agartala.

Long-awaited Agartala-Kolkata passenger train chugs off, sans ...
Agartala, Oct 8 : The long-awaited passenger train service between Tripura capital Agartala and Kolkata in West Bengal began here on Saturday without fanfare.

Olympian Dipa Karmakar inaugurates Durga Puja in Agartala, Uri ...
Agartala (Tripura),[India] Oct. 8 : The Durga Puja festival has got off to an electrifying start here on the occasion of Maha Sasthi, with artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bishweshwar Nandi inaugurating a community puja here.

Chopper service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura
Agartala, Oct 7 : The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and sightseers to enable them to get an aerial view of tourist spots and puja celebrations in Agartala, a minister said here on Friday.

Long-awaited Agartala-Kolkata passenger train to run from Saturday
Agartala, Oct 6 : The much-awaited passenger train service between Agartala and Kolkata would begin from Saturday fulfilling a decades-old demand of people from the northeastern state of Tripura, an official said on Thursday.

Final preparations for Durga Puja celebrations underway in Tripura
Agartala [India], Oct 6 : Last minute finishing work of pandals and idols are going on at a war footing speed after the preparations for the Durga Puja celebrations have been affected due to rain during the past few days in Tripura.

India, Bangladesh discuss cooperation in hydrocarbons
New Delhi, Oct 5 : With Bangladesh recently allowing passage of Indian trucks carrying petroleum products to the Indian state of Tripura through the former's territory, India and the neighbouring nation on Wednesday discussed other areas of bilateral cooperation in hydrocarbons.

Police on extra alert for peaceful Durga puja celebration in Agartala
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Oct. 5 : Despite, no reports of threat reported in Tripura so far, after the surgical strike by Indian army inside PoK, the state police said that they have intensified vigil across the Indo-Bangla international border to avoid any untoward incident ahead of Durga Puja.

No paramilitary forces pulled out for deployment elsewhere: Tripura ...
Agartala, Oct 4 : The Tripura Police on Tuesday denied media reports that a large number of paramilitary forces were withdrawn from the north-eastern state for deployment on the western borders of India.

Tripura businessmen aiming to cash in Durga puja to earn their ...
Aralia (West Tripura)[India], Oct 4: With Durga Puja---celebrated as Navaratri in some parts of the country---around the corner, people are gearing up for the nine-day celebrations. But in Tripura, the festival acts as a gateway to make fortunes for businessmen.

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