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NEWSFLASH: PM Modi Unveils New Terminal Building Of Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport In Agartala

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates new terminal building of Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala built at a cost of Rs 3,400 crore.

PM Modi to launch multiple projects in Manipur, Tripura on Tuesday

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday that he will launch 22 projects worth Rs 4,800 crore in Imphal while in Agartala, he will inaugurate the new integrated terminal building at the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport and will also launch two key development initiatives.


After Attending PM Modi’s Seminar, Mayors From Across India To Visit Ayodhya Today

Ayodhya: Over 100 mayors from across India will visit the temple town on Saturday, after they attended the seminar addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tripura Govt ‘Flaunts’ Kolkata Flyover Image; Triggers Row

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Tripura government’s move has left opposition parties fumed, who claimed that the state government was ‘renting’ the development works of other states to ‘flaunt its success’, after Kolkata's Sealdah flyover found a place in the poster of a slogan writing competition.


Tripura Municipal Polls: TMC Moves SC, Alleges Large Scale Violence

The Trinamool Congress is seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged large-scale violence in Tripura Municipal polls where even candidates weren't allowed to poll and media wasn't given unhindered access.

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22 November, 2021

SC To Hear TMC’s Plea Against Tripura Govt

Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on November 23 the Trinamool Congress Party's plea seeking contempt action against the Tripura government and others for failing to curtail violent incidents against opposition parties in the run up to the upcoming local body polls.


01 November, 2021

Mamata 'Begum', Nephew ‘Aurangzeb’: TMC Furious After Tripura CM Aide's Slur

Outlook Correspondent

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's OSD, a former Hindi journalist, has drawn flak from the Trinamool Congress for making objectionable comments against party chief Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee.


31 October, 2021

West Bengal: BJP Leader Rajib Banerjee Rejoins TMC At Tripura Rally

Outlook Web Desk

Rajib Banerjee was named BJP's national executive committee member weeks ago and unsuccessfully fought the assembly polls from Domjur in Howrah district.


28 October, 2021

TMC Aims Expansion Beyond Bengal, Mamata Visits Goa To Play On Congress Turf

Vikas Pathak

The party has made quick moves in the past month or so, inducting people from the Congress outside Bengal. It has indicted Sushmita Dev in Assam, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro in Goa, Rajesh and Lalitesh Tripathi in Uttar Pradesh and a clutch of leaders in Tripura.


25 October, 2021

Explainer | Why Tripura's Karbong Tribe Is On The Verge Of Extinction

Outlook Web Desk

Hardly 250 people belonging to 60 to 70 families remain in Karbong tribe. Their population is getting reduced fast due to intertribal marriage, poverty and lack of proper education.


24 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Beating Opponents In Tripura

Outlook Web Desk

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee claimed ‘whoever dares to take out rallies opposing the BJP is hit with sticks. They don't even allow the injured TMC workers to be treated at a hospital’.


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22 October, 2021

Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev Attacked In Tripura, Car Damaged

Outlook Web Desk

West Tripura superintendent of police Manik Das informed that some unidentified miscreants damaged Dev's car when she was conducting a public relations campaign and a police force immediately rushed to the spot.


27 August, 2021

FM Promises Sanction Of Rs 1300 Cr Package For Development Of Tripura's Tribal Belt In 10 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a meeting after inaugurating a slew of 11 projects at Mohanpur, about 50 km from here, Sitharaman said the Rs. 1300-crore project with World Bank funding would ensure an all-round development in the state's tribal areas.


10 August, 2021

BJP Says Mamata Trying To Help CPI(M) Win In Tripura, Denies TMC's Attack Allegations

Pinaki Das

In the wake of a row between the Trinamool Congress and BJP in Tripura, the ruling party has denied the TMC's allegations of being attacked by "BJP goons".


09 August, 2021

TMC Urges NHRC To Visit Tripura, Says Farewell Knell Of BJP Scaring CM Deb

Pinaki Das

TMC leaders alleged that BJP goons attacked the vehicle of 14 party youth leaders in Tripura and that the police helped the goons by leading the car to the locations where mobs had gathered.


08 August, 2021

Game On: Abhishek Banerjee Visits Tripura Twice In 6 Days To Support Attacked TMC Leaders

Outlook Correspondent

Banerjee's Sunday visit was planned on Saturday after reports of an attack on three TMC youth wing leaders from Bengal in Tripura reached Kolkata.


08 August, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee Back In Tripura Amid Arrests, Alleged Assault Of TMC Leaders

Pinaki Das

Banerjee immediately left for the Khowai district of Tripura where 14 Trinamool leaders including three youth leaders of West Bengal have been arrested by police since last evening for violating Section 144 of the Disaster Management Act.


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07 August, 2021

Tripura Congress Leader Pedals Rickshaw To Protest Fuel Price Hike

Pinaki Das

Senior Congress leader Birajit Sinha was seen pedalling a cycle rickshaw in Kailashahar town in North Tripura district on Friday to protest against rising prices of petrol and diesel.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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