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The protesting teachers claimed that they met chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb in September and were assured of a permanent solution.(PTI)

Jobless for 9 months, over 8,000 Tripura teachers go on indefinite protest

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 12:21 AM IST
The Tripura High Court terminated a total of 10,323 school teachers due to their faulty recruitment process in 2014.
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Image for representation(ANI)
Image for representation(ANI)

Tripura to Chennai: Minor lovers elope, authorities bring them home after 5 days

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 08:08 PM IST
The minors knew each other for six months and decided to leave their house to settle outside Tripura. As per their plan, they took a flight from Agartala and reached Chennai via Kolkata on October 21.
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They have also been provided with health cards, said AMC Commissioner Dr Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal(PTI (Representative Image))
They have also been provided with health cards, said AMC Commissioner Dr Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal(PTI (Representative Image))

Agartala civic body holds screening, immunisation drive for its sanitation workers

By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Agartala, Tripura
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Hundreds of vulnerable frontline workers, mainly engaged with keeping the city clean, were immunised against tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis as well as screened for non-communicable diseases.
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The Congress called the strike in support of the 12-point charter of demands that included proper health services at the Govind Ballabh Panth (GBP) hospital, the state’s lone dedicated Covid-19 hospital in Agartala and other Covid Care Centres, giving Rs 10 lakh to the kin of Covid-19 victims and withdrawal of chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s anti-media remark. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The Congress called the strike in support of the 12-point charter of demands that included proper health services at the Govind Ballabh Panth (GBP) hospital, the state’s lone dedicated Covid-19 hospital in Agartala and other Covid Care Centres, giving Rs 10 lakh to the kin of Covid-19 victims and withdrawal of chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s anti-media remark. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

In Tripura, Congress observes 12-hour strike, over 800 party workers detained

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 05:12 PM IST
The strike partially paralysed normal life with shops and markets being half closed. But government offices had almost full attendance. Educational institutions are closed since end of March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Currently, 2,400 patients are under home isolation in the district of whom 1,674 are in Agartala.(Representational Photo/HT)
Currently, 2,400 patients are under home isolation in the district of whom 1,674 are in Agartala.(Representational Photo/HT)

Social, political and religious events led to spike in Covid-19 cases in Agartala: Government study

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2020 05:32 PM IST
District magistrate Sailesh Kumar Yadav said they have started mapping Covid-19 cases to deal with the situation and identified 10 wards under the Agartala Municipal Corporation with 70% of the cases
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50-year-old charged with molesting two minor Covid-19 patients in Tripura

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 02:35 PM IST
The two 17-year-old patients were admitted to the centre nearly 10 days before they lodged the complaint
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Murder, torture, humiliation
Murder, torture, humiliation

Tripura woman kills husband, buries body under bedroom floor

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 04:49 PM IST
The incident took place at Gandacherra in Dhalai district, nearly 130 kilometres from Tripura’s capital city, Agartala, on Thursday afternoon.
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The state has recorded total 10,436 Covid-19 positive cases of whom 7,037 have recovered. Total 94 Covid-19 patients have died so far.(PTI)
The state has recorded total 10,436 Covid-19 positive cases of whom 7,037 have recovered. Total 94 Covid-19 patients have died so far.(PTI)

21% Covid-19 positivity rate recorded in Tripura’s capital city

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 02:29 PM IST
As per the latest government data, the Covid-19 positivity rate is high in nine wards of Agartala Municipal Corporation ( AMC).
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Tripura BJP legislator Mimi Majumder.(ANI)
Tripura BJP legislator Mimi Majumder.(ANI)

Another Tripura BJP MLA tests positive for Covid-19

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 04:02 PM IST
Earlier in August, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) MLA Dhananjoy Tripura tested positive for coronavirus.
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The rape survivor’s father lodged the complaint about a week after the incident(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
The rape survivor’s father lodged the complaint about a week after the incident(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Two held in separate cases of rape of minor in Tripura

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 03:27 PM IST
Police said that they lodged a case against a youth on Tuesday on charges of raping a girl (17) at a village in Teliamura, Khowai district.
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As a result, nine of the Sadbhabana Manch members got injuries and they lodged a complaint at Kanchanpur police station. Based on the complaint, police arrested 12 people. They were later released on bail on Wednesday.(HT Archives. Representative image)
As a result, nine of the Sadbhabana Manch members got injuries and they lodged a complaint at Kanchanpur police station. Based on the complaint, police arrested 12 people. They were later released on bail on Wednesday.(HT Archives. Representative image)

Members of pro-RSS group claim attack by locals; 12 arrested, released on bail

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 09:09 AM IST
Officer in-charge of Kanchanpur police station Paritosh Das said that the members of Sadbhabana Manch organised a meeting at Dasda-Kanchanpur on Tuesday evening when some people, reportedly the members of Nagarik Suraksha Mancha, a pro-Bengali organisation, engaged with an altercation with the former and attacked them.
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The baby started feeling unwell after drinking the water and had to be taken to a hospital.
The baby started feeling unwell after drinking the water and had to be taken to a hospital.

ASHA worker booked for giving water mixed with hand sanitiser to 10-month-old baby

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Tripura
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 05:54 PM IST
The incident occurred at a healthcare centre, located at Sonaimuri village in Tripura’s Unakoti district, where the baby, who is now out of danger, was taken for polio vaccination on Tuesday.
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The rape survivor is now seven months pregnant, the police said.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Representative Photo)
The rape survivor is now seven months pregnant, the police said.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Representative Photo)

CRPF jawan accused of rape by minor girl in Tripura, case lodged

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 03:32 PM IST
According to the girl’s complaint, she was raped repeatedly for seven months. The CRPF jawan could not be contacted for his reaction.
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Representational image.(Shutterstock)
Representational image.(Shutterstock)

Tripura govt starts helpline to counsel students on issues related to academics and depression

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 06:27 PM IST
The students from Class one to twelve could get academic counselling and also advice of psychologists or doctors to combat depression by dialling 0381-2410053 in any day of the week from 10 AM to 4 PM.
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The Tripura government ordered the suspension of Dr Dr Uttam Bhattacharjee on Tuesday.(PTI File Photo)
The Tripura government ordered the suspension of Dr Dr Uttam Bhattacharjee on Tuesday.(PTI File Photo)

Tripura doctors stage protest over suspension of colleague posted at Covid Care centre

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:37 AM IST
Doctors from Indian Medical Association, Tripura chapter, AGMC Teachers’ Forum and All Tripura Government Doctors Association termed the suspension as “unjustified”.
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Earlier in June, an elderly woman, a Covid-19 patient died by suicide in the GBP hospital.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Earlier in June, an elderly woman, a Covid-19 patient died by suicide in the GBP hospital.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Tripura Covid-19 patient jumps to death from hospital’s third floor

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 03:54 PM IST
The patient from Muhuripur village in South District was admitted at the state-run hospital on Friday with poisoning symptoms. During his admission, he underwent a mandatory rapid antigen test in the hospital and he was detected Covid-19 positive.
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The case was registered on July 22 under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.(Representative Photo)
The case was registered on July 22 under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.(Representative Photo)

Tripura Police arrest 10 people accused of gang-raping a minor girl

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 08:18 AM IST
The incident took place on July 21. The minor was offered a lift in a car by a resident of her village. He and four others present in the vehicle took her to a forest and gang-raped her.
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The ambulance, which was ferrying her to GBP Hospital, was also entrusted with the responsibility to drop a Covid-19 patient at Kumarghat Hospital in Unakoti district.(Bloomberg (Representative Image))
The ambulance, which was ferrying her to GBP Hospital, was also entrusted with the responsibility to drop a Covid-19 patient at Kumarghat Hospital in Unakoti district.(Bloomberg (Representative Image))

Tripura: Covid-19 positive woman delivers baby in an ambulance

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 06:46 PM IST
The mother and the baby have been admitted to the state-run Govind Ballabh Pant (GBP) Hospital, a dedicated Covid-19 facility, in Agartala.
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Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb at GBP hospital in Agartala in this file photo.(Twitter/@BjpBiplab)
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb at GBP hospital in Agartala in this file photo.(Twitter/@BjpBiplab)

Covid-19 patient in Tripura delivers baby daughter

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The woman was found positive with the Sars-CoV-2 virus during pregnancy check-up at Indira Gandhi Memorial hospital in Agartala three days ago.
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In the first week of June, deaths of two Covid-19 patients were recorded including one patient who committed suicide in the GBP hospital.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
In the first week of June, deaths of two Covid-19 patients were recorded including one patient who committed suicide in the GBP hospital.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Two elderly Covid-19 patients die in Tripura, fourth case in July

By Priyanka Deb Barman| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Total six death cases of Covid-19 patients have been recorded so far including one patient who committed suicide. Two days ago, a 38-year-old man died at GBP Hospital, a day after he was tested positive with coronavirus.
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Access to the Chittagong port will cut down the distance by almost half, Bipab Deb, chief minister of Tripura had earlier stated.(Bloomberg (Representative Image))
Access to the Chittagong port will cut down the distance by almost half, Bipab Deb, chief minister of Tripura had earlier stated.(Bloomberg (Representative Image))

Landmark movement of goods between Bengal to north-east India via Bangladesh flagged off

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 10:04 PM IST
This will greatly benefit India’s north eastern states by cutting transportation time and cost through land routes to the north east.
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Tripura has reported 2,283 Covid-19 positive cases to date, of whom 1,602 patients have recovered from their viral infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Tripura has reported 2,283 Covid-19 positive cases to date, of whom 1,602 patients have recovered from their viral infection.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Tripura: Another patient dies of Covid-19, second case in July

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 03:06 PM IST
A person (38), who was suffering from an acute difficulty in breathing, was admitted to Agartala’s Gobind Ballav Pant (GBP) Hospital on Tuesday and later he tested Covid-19 positive.
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Supporters of Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) stage a protest against the arrest of a party worker, in Khumulwng area, the headquarters of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Supporters of Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) stage a protest against the arrest of a party worker, in Khumulwng area, the headquarters of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

BJP ally IPFT holds protest in Tripura over arrest of supporter

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 07:03 AM IST
Pradip Debbarma, president of IPFT’s frontal organization Indigenous Motor Workers’ Union, was arrested on July 6. He is currently in judicial custody.
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The warden, D K Sharma said that this is for the first time, the presence of hogs has been recorded in the State.(Twitter/@ANI)
The warden, D K Sharma said that this is for the first time, the presence of hogs has been recorded in the State.(Twitter/@ANI)

Rare hog badgers found in Tripura for the first time

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Dhalai, Tripura
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2020 10:45 AM IST
The hog badgers, scientifically known as ‘Arctonyx Collaris’, are listed as an endangered species at IUCN.
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The state has registered a total of 750 Covid-19 cases so far. 173 of these have recovered, three have migrated and one met with an unnatural death.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The state has registered a total of 750 Covid-19 cases so far. 173 of these have recovered, three have migrated and one met with an unnatural death.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Tripura doctor involved in screening turns Covid-19 positive

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2020 02:09 AM IST
The doctor, a homeopathy practitioner, was posted at Akhaura Integrated Check Post in Agartala and tasked with screening stranded Indians returning from Bangladesh earlier this month.
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Tripura has got a total of 154 Covid-19 positive cases(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Tripura has got a total of 154 Covid-19 positive cases(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Tripura to set up ‘corona jail’ for quarantine violators

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The state government sought the National Centre for Disease Control ( NCDC), an expert body of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to investigate the source of spreading the virus.
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These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi station connecting 15 important cities of the country—Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Trivandrum, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi station connecting 15 important cities of the country—Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Trivandrum, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Aarogya Setu to cancellation charges: Things to keep in mind while travelling on IRCTC special trains

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Booking for reservation on these trains started on Monday and will be available only on IRCTC website and mobile application. Booking of tickets through ‘agents’, both IRCTC and Indian Railways, shall not be allowed.
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BSF personnel sanitising their hands during the Covid-19 lockdown at India-Bangladesh Boorder in Agartala.(ANI File Photo)
BSF personnel sanitising their hands during the Covid-19 lockdown at India-Bangladesh Boorder in Agartala.(ANI File Photo)

30 fresh Covid-19 cases reported in BSF, 24 in Tripura

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Two BSF personnel had succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday. These were first casualties due to the pandemic in central police forces, which guard several airports and the Delhi Metro.
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A shopkeeper wearing a mask waits for customers in Agartala on Monday.(ANI Photo)
A shopkeeper wearing a mask waits for customers in Agartala on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Tripura couple travels over 3,000 km from Chennai in ambulance amidst Covid-19 lockdown

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 09:06 AM IST
Tripura recorded two Covid-19 positive patients and among them, one has recovered.
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Anil Barman, a tea stall owner, was arrested in Belonia’s Radhanagar area for allegedly raping a woman(AFP Photo (Representative Image))
Anil Barman, a tea stall owner, was arrested in Belonia’s Radhanagar area for allegedly raping a woman(AFP Photo (Representative Image))

Tripura man arrested for raping 20-year-old hearing-impaired woman

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Anil Barman, a tea stall owner, was arrested in Belonia’s Radhanagar area, nearly 135 kilometres from the state capital of Agartala, according to officials.
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