Tripura: News

09 May 2024

Indian Penal Code

Tripura: Husband, wife beaten on suspicion of 'adultery'; probe on 

The Tripura Police has initiated an investigation into a disturbing incident where a married couple was reportedly attacked by locals in the South Tripura district's Manurmukh village.

26 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

In a first, Bru migrants exercise franchise as Tripura voters

In a first since their displacement from Mizoram in 1997, approximately 37,000 Bru migrants—now permanent residents of Tripura—participated in the Lok Sabha elections as registered voters of Tripura.

01 Mar 2024

Miss India

Former Miss India Tripura, Rinky Chakma (28) succumbs to cancer

Rinky Chakma, Femina Miss India Tripura 2017, has passed away aged 28 after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

26 Feb 2024

Calcutta High Court

'Akbar-Sita' lions row: Tripura government suspends top forest official

Tripura's government on Monday suspended a top forest official, Prabin Lal Agrawal, amid a controversy surrounding the naming of a zoo lion and lioness as "Akbar" and "Sita," respectively.

Cyclone Hamoon intensifies, heavy rainfall alert in several states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that Cyclone Hamoon has intensified into a "severe cyclonic storm" over the northwest Bay of Bengal.

Bypoll results: BJP wins Tripura seats, SP wins Ghosi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Boxanagar and Dhanpur bypolls in Tripura and Bageshwar in Uttarakhand on Friday, while the Congress retained Kerala's Puthuppally.

Tripura: VHP activists thrash student for objecting to hijab restrictions

Members of a right-wing organization on Friday allegedly beat up a Class 10 student in Tripura for objecting to stopping Muslim girls from entering a school wearing hijab.

11 Jul 2023


Ker Puja: All about this lesser-known Northeastern tradition

Ker Puja is a Hindu religious festival and a state holiday in the northeastern state of Tripura.

Ruckus in Tripura Assembly over 'porn-watching' question to BJP leader

Tripura Assembly Speaker Biswa Bandhu Sen suspended five MLAs on Friday for "disrupting" House proceedings after a scuffle broke out between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Tipra Motha Party (TMP) legislators.

06 Apr 2023

G20 Summit

Tripura government slammed for G20 dinner at 'sacred' Durbar Hall

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), the country's flagship non-governmental organization for heritage conservation, has criticized the government of Tripura for hosting a G20 dinner meeting earlier this week at the Durbar Hall of Ujjayanta Palace.

'Don't know what happened': BJP MLA on porn video controversy

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Tripura, Jadab Lal Debnath, who was caught watching an alleged pornographic video in the state Assembly, has claimed that the obscene clip appeared on his phone after receiving a call.

Tripura: BJP MLA caught on camera watching porn in Assembly

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Tripura Jadab Lal Debnath was caught on camera watching an alleged pornographic video on his phone during the recently-concluded session of the Legislative Assembly.

Tripura: Parliamentary team probing post-poll violence attacked by 'BJP workers'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Tripura have allegedly attacked a Parliamentary fact-finding delegation of MPs, accompanied by local MLAs from the Left parties and the Congress, that arrived in the state on Friday to investigate post-election violence.

Manik Saha sworn in as Tripura CM for 2nd time

Manik Saha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura for the second consecutive term on Wednesday.

Manik Saha set to become Tripura CM again: Details here

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manik Saha is set to become the chief minister of Tripura again, as per the announcement made by the party following a meeting of newly-elected MLAs on Monday.

03 Mar 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP's main man in Northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, delivers again

Assam Chief Minister and BJP's "Chanakya of the East", Himanta Biswa Sarma, has found the limelight as an elevated stalwart after guiding the party's return to power in the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP wins Nagaland, Tripura; NPP-BJP partner in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies emerged victorious in the 2023 Nagaland and Tripura Assembly elections as the vote counting concluded on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP leads in Nagaland, Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The 2023 Assembly elections in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland were held in February.

02 Mar 2023

Elections Results

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results: Counting of votes begins

The northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland went to polls last month to elect a new Assembly.

27 Feb 2023


2023 Exit Polls: BJP-IPFT to retain Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly elections were held on Monday, while Tripura went to polls earlier on February 16.

26 Feb 2023


Meghalaya Assembly elections tomorrow, fierce battle in 5 constituencies likely

Meghalaya is all set to vote in the Assembly elections on Monday to seal the political fate of 369 candidates.

Tripura Assembly polls: Nearly 70% polling recorded till 3 pm 

The crucial Assembly polls in Tripura were held on Thursday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoping to mark a clean sweep in a triangular contest against the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM)-Congress coalition and new party TIPRA Motha.

Tripura Assembly polls: BJP, Congress release first list of candidates

Tripura's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of 48 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections.

27 Jan 2023

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio introduces 5G services in all North-Eastern states

Reliance Jio has launched its 'True 5G' service across six states of India's North-Eastern region.

18 Jan 2023

Assembly Election

Tripura elections on February 16; Nagaland, Meghalaya on February 27

The Election Commission (ECI) on Wednesday announced the Assembly poll schedule for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

30 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Tripura MLA Mevar Jamatia detained in Delhi on molestation charges

Former Tripura minister and Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) MLA Mevar Kumar Jamatia was booked by the Delhi Police on molestation charges on Wednesday.

26 Jun 2022


Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

In a blow for the Samajwadi Party (SP), BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi defeated SP nominee and Azam Khan's long-time colleague Asim Raja by over 42,000 votes in the Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, The Indian Express reported.

26 Jun 2022


Bypolls: BJP fights in SP stronghold, AAP struggles in Punjab

Counting of votes for the bypolls of three Lok Sabha and seven Assembly seats in five states and Delhi is underway.

15 May 2022

Trinamool Congress

Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

Manik Saha, the BJP's Tripura unit state president, took oath as Tripura's Chief Minister (CM) on Sunday, with development and law and order high on his agenda.

14 May 2022

Mamata Banerjee

Tripura: Biplab Deb resigns, Manik Saha to be next CM

Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha will be the new chief minister of Tripura, replacing Biplab Deb, who resigned after four years in office on Saturday.

06 Feb 2022


Tripura to launch vulture conservation program to prevent extinction

The forest department of Tripura will soon launch a project in Khowai district to breed endangered vulture species through a "vulture conservation and artificial breeding" program.

Tripura: Transpersons say cops made them 'strip to prove gender'

Four transgender persons in Tripura have accused police officers of stripping them naked and "disclosing gender."

28 Nov 2021

Trinamool Congress

Tripura municipal elections: Ruling BJP looks to sweep polls

The counting of votes for elections for the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and other civic bodies in Tripura is currently underway.

14 Nov 2021


2 journalists reporting on Tripura communal violence detained in Assam

The Tripura Police has booked two women journalists for allegedly "instigating" communal enmity in the state after an FIR was lodged against them by a Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activist.

22 Oct 2021

Trinamool Congress

TMC MP Sushmita Dev's car attacked in Tripura; BJP blamed

Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev was reportedly attacked in Tripura's Amtali by miscreants on Friday.

27 Sep 2021

Trinamool Congress

'I control the police': Tripura CM's statement sparks row

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked government officers not to worry about contempt of court as it was not easy to send someone to jail because he controlled the police.

09 Sep 2021

Sitaram Yechury

10 injured amid BJP-CPI(M) clashes in Tripura; vehicles burnt

At least 10 people were injured as clashes broke out between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Tripura on Wednesday.

30 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Tripura is emerging as a model state: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh on Sunday said Tripura is emerging as a model state in the country.

11 Aug 2021

Trinamool Congress

Tripura Police book TMC's Abhishek Banerjee for misbehaving with cops

The Tripura Police on Wednesday booked Trinamool Congress (TMC) General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee along with other party officials for allegedly misbehaving with cops.

Assam, Punjab, and Tripura cancel boards; Supreme Court hearing tomorrow

Assam, Punjab, and Tripura informed the Supreme Court on Monday that they have decided to cancel physical board examinations for students of Class XII in light of the COVID-19 situation.

04 Jun 2021

Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura man sows 'ber apple,' harvests Rs. 3.5L in profits

Meet Bikramjit Chakma who cultivated the Kashmiri "ber apple" on his 1.25-hectare land and earned a net profit of Rs. 3.5 lakh in one season, winning accolades from the Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb.

29 Apr 2021


Tripura government to probe conduct of DM who raided weddings

The Tripura government on Wednesday set up a panel to probe the conduct of a District Magistrate, who harassed guests at two wedding ceremonies for allegedly flouting COVID-19 restrictions.

24 Apr 2021


Tripura: Vaccination for people above 18 years can get delayed

The COVID-19 vaccination drive for people in the age group of 18 to 44 years in Tripura is likely to be delayed as the manufacturer has not yet assured the supply of doses on time, a senior health department official said on Saturday.