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11 May 2018

Nobel Prize

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's gaffes have recently made people laugh and invited criticism for BJP, but party president Amit Shah said he was satisfied with his groundwork.

Tripura State Rifles jawan kills wife, children before shooting self

Manik Ghosh, 40, a naik of the 1st Battalion of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) shot dead his wife Ratna Ghosh, 34, daughter Hrittika Ghosh, 2, and son Debraj Ghosh, 11, before killing himself with his service rifle at their residence at Malaynagar near Tripura capital Agartala, Superintendent of Police (Control) Harkumar Debbarma said.

To promote nationalism, Tripura government proposes Hindi as news medium

The Congress and CPI (M) slammed BJP-IPFT government in Tripura for proposing Hindi as a medium for news on local TV channels over the state's second official language, Kokborok.

30 Apr 2018


Another-gem-of-a-comment: Vijay Rupani says Narad knew everything like Google

Just when we were reeling from Tripura CM's 'Internet existed during Mahabharata time' remark, his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani said Narad knew everything about the world just like Google.

30 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Miffed with Biplab Deb's 'intelligent comments', PM Modi summons him

If media reports are to be believed, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has been summoned by Prime Minister Modi for passing several controversial remarks in the recent days.

Now, Tripura CM wants youth to set up paan shops

The Tripura CM makes yet another faux pas.

Infuriated Diana Hayden hits back at Biplab Deb

Diana Hayden has slammed Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb for belittling her 1997 Miss World title win.

Diana Hayden didn't deserve to be Miss World: Tripura CM

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has sparked yet another controversy as he said that 1997 Miss World Diana Hayden does not represent Indian beauty.

22 Apr 2018

Rabindranath Tagore

Royal scion opposes Tripura's move to convert palace into museum

The Tripura government's decision to develop the century-old "Puspavant Palace" into a museum has come under fire from Manikya Bahadur, state's royal scion and the grandson of last king Bir Bikram Kishore, who termed it as a move to "hijack indigenous heritage".

18 Apr 2018


Tripura CM blasts people for criticizing his 'internet-during-Mahabharata' comment

Following up on his comment on the internet existing during the Mahabharata era, Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb has now added to his woes by blasting critics for making fun of his ridiculous statement.

01 Apr 2018

West Bengal

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.

01 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi-wave hits Rajya Sabha TV: Channel gives PM more air-time

It seems PM Modi's booming "Mitron" speeches have heralded the long-awaited "acche din" for Rajya Sabha TV.

25 Mar 2018


40% of Tripura's cancer patients are women, tobacco to blame

Tripura Health Minister Sudip Roy Burman has asked people, especially women, of the state to change their lifestyle to prevent cancer.

09 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Biplab Kumar Deb sworn in as Tripura CM

Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the Tripura CM today, bringing in the first BJP government in the state.

08 Mar 2018


Tripura class 10 exam paper postponed. Find out why

To avoid clash with the new BJP government's oath-taking ceremony scheduled to be held tomorrow, the language paper of class 10 conducted by Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) has been rescheduled.

07 Mar 2018


PM Modi disapproves vandalism of statues, warns of stern action

PM Narendra Modi strongly condemned incidents of vandalism of statues in certain parts of the country and warned of stern action against those found guilty.

06 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP win in Tripura, an ideological victory: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday dubbed the BJP's win over the Left in Tripura a "victory of ideology" and said the party needs to work hard to maintain its winning electoral streak, according to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.

Tripura: Cheering BJP supporters bring down Lenin statue

The post-poll violence in Tripura came to a climax when BJP supporters razed a statue of Lenin in Belonia amid 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' chants, less than 48 hours after results.

05 Mar 2018


Khattar: Impossible to implement 'One nation, One election' in 2019

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar claimed that Haryana assembly elections will be held next year, as per the schedule.

04 Mar 2018


Introducing Sunil Deodhar: The man behind BJP's landmark Tripura win

With the BJP's historic win in the north-east, it will now rule across 21 Indian states.

03 Mar 2018


Amit Shah: BJP's footprint is increasing with every election

BJP president Amit Shah addressed a press conference after his party's astounding performance in North-East polls. He thanked people of Tripura and Nagaland for reposing faith in BJP and its alliance partners.

03 Mar 2018


How has BJP expanded its Northeast footprint?

Vote-counting is underway in North-East's poll-bound states. It is now clear that BJP will be a part of all the three governments.

03 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP won in northeast because of PM Modi, Shah: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned in Tripura, today gave the credit for BJP's performance in the Assembly Elections to PM Narendra Modi and his policies, besides BJP President Amit Shah's electoral strategy.

03 Mar 2018


Who will become CMs in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland?

BJP witnessed a zero-to-hero transformation in Northeastern states today.

03 Mar 2018


Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland poll results: BJP romps to power

Vote-counting in the North-Eastern states Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland was held today.

02 Mar 2018


Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland polls: Parties experience post-poll alliance jitters

Counting of votes in the north-eastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland will be held tomorrow.

02 Mar 2018


Counting of votes in three north-eastern states tomorrow

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in three Northeastern states -- Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura -- will be held tomorrow amid tight security, officials said.

18 Feb 2018


Tripura polls: 25L voters decide ruling CPI(M)'s fate

Polling began in Tripura at 7am today for the 2018 Assembly Elections, the first direct face-off between the ruling CPI(M) and the BJP.

15 Feb 2018


Modi storms North-East: Inaugurations at Arunachal and poll-rallies at Tripura

To integrate North-East with the rest of India, PM Modi claimed that ministers visit the area "very regularly." He made this remark at BJP-ruled Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar.

12 Feb 2018

Trinamool Congress

Tripura polls: BJP has maximum richest, criminal candidates, CPI(M) lowest

Twenty-two election candidates out of 297 in Tripura have criminal cases against them, and 35 are crorepatis, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.

09 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in Tripura: "Throw away Manik and choose Hira"

Tripura goes to polls on February 18. As BJP wishes to wrest power in North East, it has focused all its energies in wooing the people with its star campaigners.

22 Jan 2018


Class 12 board exams postponed in Tripura: Here's why

The Tripura Board of Secondary Education has postponed Class 12 board exams to avoid a clash with the upcoming assembly elections.

18 Jan 2018


Election Commission announces Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura poll dates

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for elections of the Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assemblies today.

12 Jan 2018


EC may announce dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland polls

The poll season is upon us again. The Election Commission of India will probably announce the polling schedule for assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland today.

13 Dec 2017


2-years of maternity leave for women employees of Tripura government

Women employees of the Tripura government will now be able to avail 24 months of maternity leave for their first two children, the Left Front ruling party recently announced.

21 Nov 2017


Journalist shot dead in Tripura, the second in two months

Another journalist was killed in Tripura today, the second in two months. Today's murder was the result of an altercation.

18 Oct 2017


Why target Diwali for noise pollution, not azaan: Tripura Governor

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy, known for his frequent communal comments, is at it again.

22 Sep 2017


Tripura journalist murder: Two people arrested, another questioned

Two men have been arrested in the murder case of Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmik. Both are members of the IFPT, a group demanding a separate Twipraland.

21 Sep 2017


Another journalist killed, this time in Tripura while covering agitation

The ongoing Tripura agitation has claimed yet another life. This time of a 27-year-old journalist, Santanu Bhowmik.

17 Aug 2017


Tripura: Doordarshan denies blocking CM's speech, claims it was aired

After a controversy erupted over Doordarshan refusing to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech, the broadcaster has "vehemently" denied the charges.