Agartala/UNI: BJP leader and professor of Dental Surgery in Tripura Medical College Manik Saha was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Tripura on Sunday in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan here
Agartala/UNI: The surprising change of Chief Minister in Tripura has left a sizable number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and legislators disgruntled with some claiming that there was no consultation within the party before naming Manik Saha as Biplab Deb’s successor.
Agartala/UNI: A day after resigning from the BJP and also as legislators, two senior Tripura politicians - Sudip Roy Barman and Ashis Kumar Saha - on Tuesday joined Congress at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
Guwahati/IBNS: Police recovered a huge consignment of ganja approximately 2,360 kg in Assam’s Karimganj district along Assam-Tripura border on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Manipur and Tripura on Tuesday to inaugurate and lay foundation stones of multiple projects in both the North Eastern states.
Agartala/UNI: The Tripura government on Saturday announced that strict Covid protocol will be reinforced across the state from Jan 1 next year, given the warning about the fresh spread of Coronavirus variant Omicron in the country and subsequent instruction of the central government to the states.
Agartala/IBNS: The ruling BJP Sunday swept the Tripura civic polls, winning 217 out of 222 seats, dealing a heavy blow to its opponents who had launched a scathing attack against Chief Minsiter Biplab Deb in a bid to prove its allegations of "misrule" and "poor governance" ahead of the 2023 assembly elections.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has asked the central government to deploy additional forces to secure polling booths in Tripura where civic polls are being held on Thursday, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has sought a detailed security plan from Tripura govt for free and fair local civic polls in the backdrop of the violence in the state.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the contempt petition filed by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) regarding deterioration of law and order in Tripura ahead of civic body elections in the northeast state.
New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday assured a delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs that he will take cognizance of the alleged incidents of violence in Tripura.
Agartala/UNI: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has accused his West Bengal counterpart and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee of sheltering drug mafias in her state last evening in an election rally here.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court has said that it will hear the Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s plea seeking protection of its workers from the violence in Tripura on Tuesday.
Agartala/UNI: With the deteriorating law and order situation in Agartala, Tripura police have cancelled all sorts of political gatherings including the scheduled roadshows of ruling BJP and opposition Trinamool Congress until further order except public meeting in the designated places, said IGP (Law and Order) Arindam Nath.
New Delhi/UNI: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday hit out at the ruling BJP government in Tripura after seven of its party were injured in an attack allegedly by the saffron party cadres and termed it "fascist brutality'.