Agartala

  • LS elections: Voter turnout high in Assam and Tripura till 4 pm 07-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Guwahati/Agartala: Update: 4 pm: Assam registers 64 per cent polling till 4 pm. Polling is officially over in most centres but it is still on in places where long queues were registered. 3 pm: Till 3 pm, 60 per cent voting in Assam and 74 per cent voter turnout in...
  • Modi calls Third Front constituents 'migratory birds' 22-02-2014 06:30 PM

    Agartala: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's angst regarding an upcoming non-Congress, non-BJP force once again came to the fore as he called the constituents of Third Front, 'migratory birds'. Modi who has in the past too taken potshots at the Third Front, said during a rally in Tripura on...
  • Modi condoles Nido Taniam's death in his rally in Arunachal Pradesh 22-02-2014 02:19 PM

    Pasighat: In his campaign trail ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally in Arunachal Pradesh. Modi raised the issue of the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam and the spectre of Chinese incursions. "I pray to God to...
  • Tripura govt to hike salaries of ministers, legislators 26-09-2013 05:12 PM

    Agartala:A bill proposing a 50 percent increase in the salaries of the chief minister, ministers, opposition leader and legislators was moved in the Tripura assembly on Thursday. Presenting the bill on the first day of the three-day monsoon session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Tapan Chakraborty said the increase in the salaries,...
  • Two CERN scientists to be honoured by President 17-06-2013 07:58 PM

    Agartala: Two eminent scientists associated with CERN, the prestigious European laboratory for particle physics, would be conferred honorary Doctor of Science (DSC) degree by National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala. CERN Director General Rolf-Dieter Heuer and eminent scientist Bikash Sinha of Kolkata, who is also associated with CERN, would be...
  • Tripura: Ganadoot editor remanded in 3-day jail custody 08-06-2013 10:35 PM

    Agartala: Editor-proprietor of Tripura daily 'Dainik Ganadoot', Sushil Chowdhury, who was arrested in connection with the killing of three newspaper employees at his office was on Saturday remanded in judicial custody for three days. Chowdhury was produced before the court of First Class Judicial Magistrate Subhra Nath by police asking...
  • Tripura: Widow of slain newspaper employee arrested 01-06-2013 03:59 PM

    Agartala: In a curious twist to the probe into the killing of three newspaper employees at the office of a local vernacular on May 19 here, widow of one of the victims has been arrested. Tripura Police said they have arrested Niyati Ghosh, wife of slain Balaram Ghosh, driver of...
  • Shutdown in Agartala over killing of 3 newspaper employees 21-05-2013 01:16 PM

    Agartala: Normal life was paralysed in the municipal corporation area here on Tuesday in response to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by opposition Congress to protest the killing of three employees of 'Dainik Ganadoot', a local Bengali daily. Vehicles remained off the roads and markets, schools, colleges and educational institutions were...
  • Shutdown in Agartala over killing of newspaper employees 20-05-2013 01:59 PM

    Agartala: The opposition Congress in Tripura has called a dawn-to-dusk bandh in the municipal corporation area here on Tuesday to protest the killing of three employees of a local Bengali daily. Leader of the Opposition Ratan Lal Nath, belonging to the Congress, said on Monday that the killing proved that...
  • Tripura: 3 killed as armed men attack a newspaper's office 19-05-2013 08:19 PM

    Agartala: Three staff members of a newspaper in Tripura, Dainik Ganadoot, were killed on Sunday after armed men attacked the paper's office. The three non-journalist staff members were stabbed by the unknown assailants. According to police, the motorcycle-borne assailants barged into the office of 'Dainik Ganadoot' at the Palace Compound...
  • Tripura Assembly elections: Will the Left retain power? 13-02-2013 11:46 PM

    Key to the Left's success in Tripura is Manik Sarkar, arguably India's poorest Chief Minister. ...
  • New railway project to link India and Bangladesh 23-11-2012 03:47 PM

    Agartala: India and Bangladesh would soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a railway link between Tripura capital Agartala and Bangladesh's southeastern city of Akhaurah, officials here said on Friday. At a cost of Rs 271 crore, India will build a 15-km railway track linking Agartala with...
  • Transit of Indian goods through Bangladesh begins 19-10-2011 09:58 PM

    Dhaka: Nine Indian trucks on Wednesday crossed into Bangladesh's north-eastern borders marking the formal launch of a regularised transit of goods to Agartala, even as Premier Sheikh Hasina visited her country's enclave via the Tinbigha corridor in West Bengal. Hasina said the two neighbours were expected to soon begin exchange...
  • PM Manmohan Singh cancels visit to Tripura 17-07-2011 07:37 PM

    Agartala: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's proposed visit to Tripura on July 22 has been cancelled owing to unavoidable circumstances, official sources said. The Prime Minister was scheduled to visit the state capital to inaugurate the newly built Assembly Building and lay the foundation stone for a new Governor's House at...
  • Centre had warned Tripura | Five blasts | Pics 02-10-2008 01:23 PM

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