Tripura: Long standing Bru refugee crisis gains attention as MHA Special Secy visits state

Tripura: Long standing Bru refugee crisis gains attention as MHA Special Secy visits state

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA: In an effort to resolve the long standing Bru refugee crisis in Tripura, MHA Special Secretary for Internal Security Mahesh Kumar Singla recently arrived in Tripura. He met officials of BSF and Assam Rifles at the state headquarters in Shalbagaan, 10 km from here this morning after landing at Agartala. Singla also […]

Pakistan, China covertly behind illegal immigration in Northeast India: Army Chief

Pakistan, China covertly behind illegal immigration in Northeast India: Army Chief

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that Pakistan and China are behind illegal immigration in the northeast. “Migration from Bangladesh is due to two reasons. One, they are running out of space. Large areas get flooded during the monsoon and they have constricted area to stay. So, people will continue coming into our […]

A ‘Grand Old’ Unison- Rahul Gandhi wins hearts across generations!

A ‘Grand Old’ Unison- Rahul Gandhi wins hearts across generations!

TNT Desk | February 21, 2018 He might seemingly strike a cord with the youth across India but it does not just end there because the old are not far behind. And for someone who has had a special connection with the Gandhi family, Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Meghalaya on February 21 was something that […]

Tripura observes International Mother Language Day

Tripura observes International Mother Language Day

AGARTALA, February 21,2018: In respect to martyrs of 1952 language movement in Dhaka, Tripura today observed ‘Matribhasha Dibosh’ or International Mother Language Day. However due to tight security mulled as a part of the state’s assembly election process, Bangladesh cultural troupes were unable to joined the events here. Addressing an event at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan […]

Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

Tripura Assembly polls 2018 : What are the portends for ides of March 3

By Tapas Dey | February 20, 2018 Setting at rest all speculations, fear and restiveness the election to the sixty member Tripura assembly came off  on February 18 as per schedule announced much earlier by the election commission. The most prominent feature of the election was the gross mismanagement in holding it as votes in many […]

Tripura polls: CPM demands for vote count from VVPAT slips along with EVMs in 13 constituencies 

Tripura polls: CPM demands for vote count from VVPAT slips along with EVMs in 13 constituencies 

TNT News   AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 Two days after the Assembly polls, the Marxist party raised their suspicion about free and fair poll and demanded the Chief Election Commission to count votes from VVPAT slips along with the EVMs  in 13 constituencies including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar’s home-turf. They alleged that  malfunctioning of  VVPATs and […]

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 After conducting polling till 12:30 AM last night, Tripura has come up with 89.96 percent poll turnout in Sunday’s assembly election as final figures of voters’ participation in the electoral exercise emerged today. In a news conference here this evening, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said over a thousand polling stations […]

Tripura: CPIM says ‘few’ CAPF jawans on poll duty politically biased towards BJP

Tripura: CPIM says ‘few’ CAPF jawans on poll duty politically biased towards BJP

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 Tripura’s ruling CPIM today said few CAPF jawans were acting at the behest of opposition BJP and said they were ‘politically biased’. Senior CPIM leader and secretary of Khowai district committee Biswajit Dutta said his party members came under attack from BJP at Sabarpara area in Khowai, 55 […]