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.
CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat today alleged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his deputies have became 'shameless' and so they are saying that there was no wrong in coal block allocation.
As part of its efforts to improve lives of the weaker sections of society, Tripura has given land rights to more than one lakh tribal families under the landmark Schedule Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.
Terrorist outfits of the NE region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam Rifles said today.
The Trinamool Congress will not form any alliance with the Congress in Tripura to fight against the ruling Left Front in next year's assembly elections, party leaders said in Agartala on Sunday.
The Bangladesh government's recent decision to allow India to erect barbed wire fencing along the zero line has saved the shop-owners in Mohanpur market, near the international border, a lot of trouble.
Tripura will be the first state in the northeast to have an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said today.
Months ahead of the assembly polls in Tripura, the Congress on Thursday released a "charge sheet" against the state government, describing India's lone Left-ruled state as the "worst-governed" in the country.
A tornado ripped through parts of Tripura killing one person, injuring 200 others and damaging at least 1000 houses, officials said today.
At least three persons including a 76-year-old man was killed and 500 houses collapsed when rain storms swept different parts of Tripura, official sources said on Sunday.
The central government is likely to convene a meeting of chief ministers today to discuss the functioning of the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), a top Tripura official said.
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was today detained by security personnel at the Agartala airport following the recovery of some bullets from his baggage, police said.
Ruling CPI(M) has admitted that assembly elections in Triprua slated for 2013 will not be easy for party and it needs to reconsolidate organisation to perform a better result.
A farmer was today shot dead in Sipahijala district along the Indo-Bangla border by Border Guards of Bangaldesh, police said.
The devastating fire at AMRI (Advanced Medicare and Research Institute) Hospital in Kolkata may force the Tripura and Mizoram governments to remove it from their list of referral hospitals, officials said in Agartala today.