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Tripura: Two new faces among 11 MLAs who take oath as Cabinet ministers of Manik Saha-led government
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Tripura: Two new faces among 11 MLAs who take oath as Cabinet ministers of Manik Saha-led government

Of the 11 ministers, Ram Pada Jamatia of the BJP and Prem Kumar Reang (IPFT) were the only ones who did not figure in the Biplab Kumar Deb-led Cabinet

Tripura: 11 MLAs, including nine from BJP, to take oath as cabinet ministers today
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Tripura: 11 MLAs, including nine from BJP, to take oath as cabinet ministers today

Governor SN Arya will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the cabinet ministers at a programme in Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manik Saha, former chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other dignitaries

New Tripura chief's induction seen by many as a 'brand renewal exercise'
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New Tripura chief's induction seen by many as a 'brand renewal exercise'

Dr Manik Saha, a maxillofacial surgeon, was a member of the opposition Congress before he joined BJP in 2016

Who is Manik Saha, the dentist who replaced Biplab Deb as Tripura chief minister
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Who is Manik Saha, the dentist who replaced Biplab Deb as Tripura chief minister

A dentist by profession, 69-year-old Saha was elected as a Rajya Sabha MP from Tripura last month. He will take oath at 11:30 am on 15 May

BJP state unit president Manik Saha named Tripura chief minister
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BJP state unit president Manik Saha named Tripura chief minister

Saha was credited for the BJP's victory in all thirteen civic bodies in the polls held in November 2021 in Tripura

Fake currency notes with face value of Rs 5.72 lakh seized, two arrested
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Fake currency notes with face value of Rs 5.72 lakh seized, two arrested

The fake currency note was in Rs 2000 and Rs 500 denomination

Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases
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Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases

The Centre’s decision to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from parts of Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland is historic. And it would further trigger calls for AFSPA to be lifted from other conflict zones, including Kashmir

Tripura: BJP MLAs Sudip Roy Barman and Ashish Kumar Saha join Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi in Delhi
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Tripura: BJP MLAs Sudip Roy Barman and Ashish Kumar Saha join Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

According to sources, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress Tripura In-charge Ajay Kumar and state Congress president Birajit Sinha played a key role in these resignations

President Kovind, Narendra Modi wish Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on Statehood Day
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President Kovind, Narendra Modi wish Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on Statehood Day

Every year on 21 January, Manipur, Tripura, and Meghalaya mark their statehood day. Meghalaya, which was earlier part of Assam, got its full statehood under the North Eastern Region (Re-Organisation) Act, 1971

SC restrains Tripura police from acting on notice to Twitter against journalist's tweets on violence
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SC restrains Tripura police from acting on notice to Twitter against journalist's tweets on violence

On 17 November, the apex court had directed Tripura Police not to take any coercive action against the three civil society members, including a journalist, in connection with an FIR lodged under the harsh UAPA provisions

Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple projects during his visit to Manipur, Tripura today
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple projects during his visit to Manipur, Tripura today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of 22 developmental projects worth over Rs 4,800 crore in Imphal and the New Integrated Terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Tripura

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 4th ton in five games; Kerala, MP qualify for knockouts; Mumbai knocked out
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 4th ton in five games; Kerala, MP qualify for knockouts; Mumbai knocked out

Tripura beat Meghalaya by nine wickets in their final Vijay Hazare Trophy Plate group match on Tuesday to finish with an unbeaten record and qualify for the knockout phase

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Venkatesh stars in MP win; Jonty's ton, Sangwan's five-for help Delhi beat Haryana
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Venkatesh stars in MP win; Jonty's ton, Sangwan's five-for help Delhi beat Haryana

Venkatesh Iyer, who is seen as a India prospect to fill in the Hardik Pandya slot across white-ball formats, blazed his way to a 113-ball 151 (8x4, 10x6) to power Madhya Pradesh to a challenging 331/9

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
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Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD
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Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD

Light to moderate rainfall at many places, with heavy rainfall at isolated places, likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, said IMD

Ruling BJP sweeps Tripura civic polls, wins all 51 seats in Agartala Municipal Corporation
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Ruling BJP sweeps Tripura civic polls, wins all 51 seats in Agartala Municipal Corporation

BJP vice-president Dilip Ghosh said in Kolkata that the results of Tripura civic polls have exposed the 'hollowness' of TMC's claims of having made inroads into the northeastern state

Tripura civic elections: BJP wins 29 out of 51 wards bagging majority in Agartala Municipal Corporation
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Tripura civic elections: BJP wins 29 out of 51 wards bagging majority in Agartala Municipal Corporation

The counting of votes for over 200 seats in the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Nagar Panchayats elections is underway

Tripura civic elections: Counting underway; BJP leading in four seats
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Tripura civic elections: Counting underway; BJP leading in four seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in Ambassa, Jirania, Teliamura and Sabroom seats, the Tripura State Election Commission informed

Provide two additional companies of CAPF to Tripura, SC orders MHA amid civic polls
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Provide two additional companies of CAPF to Tripura, SC orders MHA amid civic polls

The top court has also asked the Centre and Tripura government to make necessary arrangements to ensure the safety of ballots and counting of votes

Amid accusations of political violence, Tripura civic body elections begin
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Amid accusations of political violence, Tripura civic body elections begin

The run-up to the polls, which should have been a humdrum affair, became a cause celebre after it was marred by violence, arrests, sit-ins in far-away Delhi and a Supreme Court intervention asking officials to ensure peaceful polling.