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12 get life in jail for Tripura legislator's murder
Agartala, April 30 : A district court in Tripura on Saturday sentenced 12 men, said to be the members and supporters of the ruling CPI-M, to life imprisonment for murdering a Congress legislator and his associate 33 years ago.

Left-Congress tie-up in Bengal fatally hits Congress in Tripura ...
Agartala, April 30 : The Left-Congress alliance for the West Bengal assembly polls had badly hit Left-ruled Tripura's main opposition Congress, which is heading for a vertical split, political pundits say.

Special summer care launched for animals in Tripura zoo
Sepahijala (Tripura), Apr.30 : The Sepahijala Zoo Authority in Tripura has taken a few measures through scientific management to beat the dry hot summer and keep the animals cool and healthy under special care.

Top CPI-M leaders to campaign in Kerala
Agartala, April 28 : All the top CPI-M leaders including general secretary Sitaram Yechury, his predecessor Prakash Karat, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, and politburo member Brinda Karat would campaign in Kerala ahead of the May 16 assembly elections, party sources said on Thursday.

DoNER to invest Rs. 33,000 crores in NE states for skill development
Bodhjungnagar (Tripura), Apr. 27 : The Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Ministry will invest Rs. 33,000 crores for development of the north-eastern states during the present fiscal.

Tripura government's sops to set up industrial units
Agartala, April 27 : Tripura is offering sops, including increase of capital investment subsidy from 30 percent to 35 percent, to promote industries based on raw material available in the state.

Dipa Karmakar meets Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, Apr 25 : Dipa Karmakar, the 22- year- old Tripura girl, who has achieved the distinction of becoming the first - ever female Indian Gymnast to qualify for Olympics, called on Union Minister Jitendra Singh here to seek his best wishes for the upcoming Olympic Games in which she is going ...

Announcements also in tribal language at Agartala airport
Agartala, April 25 : The union civil aviation ministry has decided to make flight information announcements at the Agartala airport in a tribal language in addition to Hindi, English and Bengali, a Tripura MP said on Monday.

More Tripura Congress leaders quit over alliance with Left
Agartala, April 24 : Several Tripura Congress leaders on Sunday quit their party posts to protest against the party's tie-up with the Left in West Bengal's assembly polls.

Medicine Boxes unveiled at Priya
Kolkata, Apr 23 : As part of a unique CSR campaign the entertainment industry leaders of the East, Priya Entertainments Pvt Ltd is introducing MEDICINE BANK at PRIYA and all other centres in West Bengal and at Agartala Tripura too.

Tripura to supply additional 100 MW power to Bangladesh
Agartala, April 23 : Tripura has agreed to supply an additional 100 MW of electricity to Bangladesh, over the 100 MW of power the northeastern state is supplying to the neighbouring country, a minister said here on Saturday.

Garia puja unites tribals and non-tribals in Tripura
Agartala, April 20 : Garia, the biggest festival of Tripura people, was celebrated with full devotion and fervour.

Tripura CM to campaign in West Bengal
Agartala, April 19 : Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar left for Kolkata on Tuesday to campaign for the CPI-M in the West Bengal assembly elections.

Tripura's Marxist chief minister to campaign in Bengal polls
Agartala, April 19 : CPI-M politburo member Manik Sarkar, who is also the chief minister of India's only Left-ruled state Tripura, left for Kolkata on Tuesday to campaign for the party candidates contesting in the ongoing West Bengal assembly elections.

After 16 years in captivity: Tripura man's surprise homecoming
Agartala, April 19 : As his family was at its wits end to obtain 50-year-old Ranjan Saha's death certificate, the banana seller startled one and all by returning home 16 years after he had been abducted by armed militants who held him captive at their hideout in Bangladesh. He was let off for ...

Tripura celebrates Dipa's Olympic qualification
Agartala, April 18 : Cheer and joy gripped Tripura since early Monday after local girl Dipa Karmakar, scripting history, became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics after putting up a strong show at the final qualifying and test event for the Rio Games.

Mixed response to bandh call in Tripura, five injured
Agartala, April 18 : A 24-hour shutdown call given by the opposition Congress on Monday over former health minister Bimal Sinha's assassination 18 years ago evoked mixed response in Left-ruled Tripura.

Mixed response to Congress's strike call in Tripura
Agartala, April 18 : A 24-hour shutdown call given by the opposition Congress on Monday over former health minister Bimal Sinha's assassination 18 years ago evoked mixed response in Left-ruled Tripura.

Opposition Congress strike paralyses normal life in Tripura
Agartala, Apr.18 : A strike organized by the opposition Congress Party paralysed normal life in Left-ruled Tripura on Monday.

Three militants surrender in Tripura
Agartala, April 17 : Three tribal guerrillas who fled from their Bangladeshi hideout surrendered to the Tripura Police, officials said here on Sunday.

Wagah replica for Agartala-Akhaura border with Bangladesh
Agartala, April 16 : India's tourism ministry has sanctioned a Rs.18 crore project for the Tripura government to create a variety of infrastructure along the India-Bangladesh border similar to that at the Attari-Wagah border with Pakistan, a state minister said.

Bengali new year celebrations in Tripura, south Assam
Agartala/Silchar, April 14 : Poila Boishakh, the Bengali New Year 1423, was celebrated on Thursday with great enthusiasm in Bengali-dominated Tripura and southern Assam.

Traditional Charak puja celebrated with full devotion in Tripura
Chanmari (West Tripura), Apr.14 : Like every year, the Festival of Charak is celebrated in the rural areas of Tripura on the last day of the Bengali calendar year.

Quake hits Tripura, Mizoram
Agartala/Aizawl, April 13 : A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in the Myanmar-India border region rocked Tripura, Mizoram and adjoining regions, but there was no report of major damage, an official said in Agartala, Tripura.

DYFI protest against curtail of MGNREGA fund for Tripura
Agartala (Tripura), Apr. 13 : The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) took to the streets in Agartala to protest against the union government for curtailing Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

Despite mid-day meal, attendance lags in Agartala's government ...
Agartala, April 12 : Despite the lure of a mid-day meal, low attendance in Tripura's government schools is a "cause of concern" while enrollment is rising in private schools without the facility, an audit report has said.

12 NLFT militants surrender with families in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura), Apr. 12 : Twelve guerrillas of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) accompanied by 19 family members, including eight children, have surrendered to the Tripura police along with their arms and ammunition on Monday.

Eight militants from Bangladesh surrender in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura), April. 11 : Eight militants of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) laid down their arms before Tripura police on Sunday.

12 NLFT militants surrender with families in Tripura
Agartala, April 11 : Twelve guerrillas of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have surrendered to the police along with their arms and ammunition, a police officer said here on Monday.

Eight Bangladesh-trained militants surrender in Tripura
Agartala, April 10 : Eight Bangladesh-trained extremists surrendered to the BSF with foreign-made arms and ammunition on Sunday, an official said.

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