The Hindutva ideal of Akhand Bharat has held firm but its spatial, chronological extents remain hazy
Hindu nationalists view the 1947 Partition of India as only the most recent in a long series of divisions of the territory of ancient Bharat. For them, the territorial concept, drawn from ancient Hindu texts, is that the entire landmass between the Indian Ocean and the Himalayas is Bharat.
Tripura's Sabroom to get respite from water shortage as Bangladesh allows India to draw 1.82 cusecs from Feni river; here's why it's important
Bangladesh's gesture provides some relief to Sabaroo residents who were forced to rely on groundwater as their only source of potable water, but that too is unfit for consumption due to high iron content
Biplab Deb drops Sudip Roy Barman as Tripura health minister for participating in ‘anti-party activities’
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has dropped Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman from the Cabinet, a state government notification said.
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Tripura profile: Buoyed by state poll results, BJP likely to wipe out last legacy of the Left
Economic stagnation and development issues, especially unemployment among the youth, remain a perennial concern in Tripura.
Lapse of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill greeted with celebration in Assam; Tripura's Biplab Deb says 'no one can disrupt peace'
Opposition parties in Assam, especially the Congress at its party office in Guwahati, celebrated after the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill failed to make it through the Rajya Sabha.
Day after 10 North East parties oppose citizenship bill, Tripura CM Biplab Deb says claims that 'BJP on backfoot in region' are false
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, had not put the BJP on the backfoot in the Northeast even though ten political parties of the region, along with the JD(U) had unanimously decided to oppose the Bill a day ago.
Citizenship Amendment Bill protests: Five tribal outfits call bandh on 12 January against police firing in Tripura's Madhabbari
Five tribal political parties have called a dawn-to-dusk bandh in Tripura to protest against unprovoked police firing during Citizenship Amendment Bill protests at Madhabbari earlier this week.
Tripura CM Biplab Deb drops May Day from holidays list; asks govt employees, 'You are not labourer, why will you mourn?'
Deb said that May Day is meant for workers and labourers and none else. He claimed his government has done justice by granting holiday on May Day only for workers in industrial sector. Why do government employees need holiday on May Day? ...I have noticed that it is a holiday on that day in very few states.
Domestication of cows will ensure earnings in 6 months, setting up industries take crores, says Tripura CM Biplab Deb
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb announced that the Chief Minister's residence in Tripura will domesticate cows and consume its milk. He said that this would also inspire other people of the state to do the same and will help them fight malnutrition.
Thailand ambassador Chutintorn Gongsakdi meets Tripura CM Biplab Deb to discuss trade, tourism, cultural exchange programmes
Ambassador of Thailand to India, Chutintorn Gongsakdi, met Biplab Deb in Agartala on an advance tour regarding the scheduled visit of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand to Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in November later this year.
Ducks nourish the waterbed with droppings & their paddling feet help cultivate soil & destroy weeds.
Deb announced that 50,000 Indian ducks will be distributed among fisherman in the area.
Another gem from Tripura CM: Introducing ducks in water bodies will increase oxygen levels, claims Biplab Deb
Heard this one? Tripura CM Biplab Deb is betting that more ducks in Tripura's water bodies will do swimmingly well for the fish there. And, how's that? Ducks'swimming, Deb claims, would raise oxygen levels for the fish. Deb is ready to put some skin in the game - he wants to distribute 50,000 white ducklings on a subsidised rate to fishermen who live nearby and other villagers across Tripura.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: Centre declares 7-day mourning period as mark of respect for former prime minister
A seven-day state mourning was announced by the government as a mark of respect to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.
'No lynching in Tripura in 25 years of Left govt," claims former CM Manik Sarkar, accuses govt of trying to divert people's attention
Former Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that no incident of lynching occurred in the 25-year rule of the Left Front in the state and said such incidents happen when a government fails to deliver on its promises and wants to divert the attention of people pointing fingers at it.
Government aiding and abetting lynchings, mob frenzy and anarchy symbols of Narendra Modi's 'New India': Congress
The Congress on Monday accused the Modi government of "aiding and abetting" incidents of lynching across the country, saying "anarchy, mob frenzy, and jungle raj have become the new symbols of Narendra Modi's New India."
Mob in Tripura lynches man spreading awareness against rumour-mongering after accusing him of being child-lifter
A man hired by the Tripura Information and Culture department to spread awareness against rumour-mongering was among two persons lynched in different areas of the state on the suspicion of being child-lifters, the police said on Friday
A drive initiated by the Tripura government against illegal drugs - banned cough syrups, ganja, heroine and brown sugar - has yielded positive results in the past 100 days, Deb said
Torrential rains lash northeastern states, kill four, leave thousands homelss; flood-hit Tripura seeks Army's help
At least two villagers were swept away by strong river currents in Tripura on Wednesday, while over 14,000 lost their homes as the downpour submerged parts of the state, an official of State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) said.
Four killed by landslides in Tripura after incessant rain; IMD predicts inclement weather over next 48 hours
The incidents happened after heavy rainfall since Thursday night. Many localities in Agartala town were submerged under knee-deep water.