Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today gave a clarion call to end the CPI(M)-led Left Front government’s rule in Tripura in the assembly elections slated for 2013.
The Gauhati high court has asked the central government to pay Rs.10 lakh compensation to a minor girl whose school principal raped her in 1998 in Tripura. The girl, then a class 8 student, delivered a baby in hostel the next year, an official said Sunday.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to meet 10 chief ministers this month to finalise a strategy to deal with agrarian and land reforms, an official said on Sunday.
Two members of a Manipur-based separatist outfit have been arrested with a huge quantity of electronic goods in Tripura, police said here today even as the security forces are on maximum alert across the northeast to thwart possible rebel strikes ahead of India's Independence Day Aug 15.
A local court in Tripura today sentenced a woman to one year imprisonment for torturing her husband for 14 years, police said.
State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd, which suspended services in six northeastern states after Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others were killed in a crash, has resumed operations in the region.
Several hundred tribals have deserted their villages amidst fear of extremist attacks in an interior Tripura district. The evacuation of families has occurred in different villages under Chawmanu police station limit in Dhalai district since Friday, police said on Saturday.
A total 83 people were injured, including 11 journalists, when Tripura police and Tripura State Rifles (TSR) wielded the stick today on supporters and opposition Congress workers in Agartala.
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked some parts of northeast India and adjoining Bangladesh on Thursday evening, officials said. No casualties were reported.
The opposition Congress in Tripura on Monday suffered a jolt when senior party leader and former minister Ratan Lal Ghosh quit the party.
Justice delayed is justice denied, but Bapi Adhikari would still cherish it. On Tuesday, he was released from jail almost nine years after he was awarded life imprisonment in a murder case — despite being a juvenile. Syed Sajjad Ali reports.
At least 26 people were seriously injured, four of them critically, in an acid attack in Tripura, police said in Agartala on Sunday. One person was arrested.
Home minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said Ulfa leaders had expressed willingness to resume peace talks and they have been advised to prepare a document based on which dialogue with the government would take place soon.
Confirming government information wrong that there are no tigers in the wild in Tripura, villagers in the state found two tiger cubs in a forest, officials said on Saturday.
Atleast 21 inmates of Mizoram Reang refugee camp in north Tripura district were killed in a devastating fire today. Syed Sajjad Ali reports.