Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cancelled his visit to Tripura and Nagaland following Afzal Guru's hanging today, a Congress leader said.
Party's parliamentary board will make final decision. There is no disagreement on the issue, says party spokesperson in Tripura.
Altogether 249 candidates are in the fray for the the February 14 assembly elections in Tripura, a top election official said here today.
A trooper of the elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR) gunned down two colleagues and shot at three others before fleeing away with his service rifle, police in Agartala said Tuesday.
The Tripura government has suspended three policemen accused of custodial torture. The suspension came in response to a directive of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said a police officer. HT reports.
A housewife was stripped naked, gangraped and battered in full public glare in Tripura, police said on Saturday.
In an unprecedented action, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) today reprimanded one of its legislators for abusing state police personnel.
The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Tripura on Thursday urged the Election Commission (EC) to probe the threat of the Congress party to "not allow the Left Front to form the government for a seventh term" after the coming assembly polls.
Issues like extradition treaty, repatriation of Indian insurgent leader Anup Chetia, border management, cross border terrorism and infrastructure development in the 4000-km-long Indo-Bangla border would figure in the discussion in Bangladesh-India three-day home secretaries' talks beginning in Dhaka on Monday.
Bangladesh home secretary CQK Mustaq Ahmed on Monday said talks are on between India and Bangladesh for a direct bus service from Agartala to Kolkata via Dhaka.
India's 13th national lake surrounding a heritage palace has turned to the 13th President for protection. This follows thirteen meetings between Tripura Tourism officials and 600 farmers who have since 1960 eaten up 1465.86 acres of the 2071.78 acre (800ha) lake.
The bus service between Agartala and Dhaka has been suspended after India's 'Maitree' passenger bus between the two cities was burnt by an angry mob in Bangladesh on Friday, officials said in Agartala today.
At least 124 people were admitted to two hospitals with symptoms of food poisoning after consuming prasad at Barahaldi village in Dharmanagar district, about 210km from Agartala, officials said today.
In a shocking incident, Tripura Congress president Sudip Roy Barman has allegedly been caught on video assaulting an army officer at a shop owned by his brother in Agartala.
Tripura government has extended Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for another six months to take stringent actions against militancy in the state, official sources said today.