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Youth held for uploading videos supporting Pulwama attack

Agartala | The Tripura Police has arrested a youth for uploading video clips supporting the Pulwama terror attack on Facebook, a police official said on Sunday. The 23-year-old Pramesh Debbarma, a resident of Khowai in Tripura, was arrested from a hotel in Mysuru on Saturday for uploading video clips supporting and encouraging the attack on […]

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In Tripura, Modi dedicates new train line to nation

Agartala :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated a 23.32-km railway track in southern Tripura to the nation and inaugurated the new complex of Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT) at Narsingarh, near here. The 23.32-km Garjee-Belonia section, built at a cost of Rs 400 crore, is part of the Rs 3,407-crore Agartala-Sabroom (115 km) […]

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Defence, development will be BJP’s poll planks in Lok Sabha polls: Amit Shah

Agartala | Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Saturday said the country’s defence and development will be the key focal issues of the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, terming the ‘grand alliance’ of opposition parties as leaderless and policy-less. Shah’s remarks came a day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman put up a […]

BJP sweeps Tripura Panchayat bypolls

Agartala :  The ruling BJP on Wednesday swept the bypolls for the vacant seats in different Panchayati Raj Institutions, bagging 113 Gram Panchayat seats, officials said. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) secured nine seats in Gram Panchayats, Tripura State Election Commission (TSEC) officials said. The opposition Communist Party of […]

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Only 30 % NRC work in Assam done, no need to panic: Assam Minister

Agartala  :  Preparation of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a long-drawn-out process and that the government has completed only less than one-third work on it, senior Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said here on Friday. “By the time it is completed, the people’s perception on it may change,” said Sarma, the state’s Health […]

Tribal parties demand NRC in Tripura

Agartala :  Different tribal-based political parties in Tripura, including the ruling BJP’s junior partner Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), are demanding a NRC in the state. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, however, said that everyone in the border state had valid documents and there was no demand for a National Register of Citizens (NRC). […]

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People fleeing their countries for jobs are infiltrators: Tripura Governor

Agartala : People who flee their countries due to genuine fear of persecution are refugees while those entering another country in search of employment or economic opportunities are infiltrators, the Tripura Governor said on Tuesday. In a series of tweets on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft in Assam, Tathagata Roy said: “Only those […]

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Stupid remarks caused Tripura lynching: Manik Sarkar

Agartala : Irresponsible and baseless comments after the killing of a teenage boy fuelled a situation that resulted in the lynching of a few persons in Tripura, former Chief Minister and opposition leader Manik Sarkar said here. “Irresponsible, baseless and foolish comments after killing of a minor boy in Mohanpur (in western Tripura) fuelled to […]