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State in northeastern India

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Tripura: State in northeastern India
Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491.69 km2 (4,050.86 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population.

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Tripura a laboratory for BJP to establish a dictatorial, fascistic regime: Former CM Manik Sarkar


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Prevented from visiting Tripura, own constituency by ruling BJP many times, claims Manik Sarkar


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Five media houses, CPM offices attacked in Tripura


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Mamata Banerjee’s TMC joins Koo, indicates emphasis on Tripura

The Indian micro-blogging site Koo has received a boost with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) joining it on September 2. Besides its main handle @AITCOfficial,..
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Day after cabinet rejig, Tripura Speaker resigns


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Trinamool Congress to conduct survey in Tripura to strengthen party organisation


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Tripura BJP MLA threatens Talibani style attack on TMC, party distances itself

On a day when the Calcutta high court severely indicted chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal for the widespread violence after the state election earlier this year, a BJP MLA..
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Amit Shah behind attacks on Abhishek, TMC activists in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee


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Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee faces BJP protest in Tripura


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Tripura detains 23 members of Prashant Kishor’s team; TMC says cases false

Bengal ministers Moloy Ghatak and Bratya Basu, along with former MP Ritabrata Banerjee, reached Agartala on Wednesday and questioned the Tripura government for the continued detention of the 23 I-PAC..
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Prashant Kishor's I-PAC team put under 'house arrest' in Tripura, alleges TMC; police deny charges

The local police brushed off the 'house arrest' allegations stating that they conducted verification of the members as part of a routine check-up.
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Vaccine coverage claim inaccurate, says Tripura high court


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Delta+ Covid variant found in 90% of Tripura test samples

As many as 115 samples of West Tripura district, eight in Sepahijala, five in Gomati, four in Unokoti, two each from North and South Tripura districts and one each in Khowai and Dhalai districts were..
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Act immediately: 8 states with high positivity rates told

Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to eight states with high positivity rates, urging them to take immediate action to bring down cases. The states that have received the communication sent..
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Tripura too gets a slot in Union ministry


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Pratima Bhowmik, first Tripura resident to join Union Cabinet


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Tripura extends COVID-19 curfew till July 9 - What's allowed, what's not

Tripura Lockdown: The movement of individuals will be completely banned between 2 pm and 5 am except for prescribed exemptions.
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Centre rushes teams to six states reporting high number of Covid-19 cases

The Centre on Friday rushed high-level teams to six states in view of higher number of Covid-19 cases being reported by them. The two-member multi-disciplinary teams have been deployed in Kerala,..
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Northeast may be next Covid hotspot

An Rt of 1.36, the latest value for Tripura, means 100 cases could increase to over 5,000 in two weeks while an Rt of 0.89 (the value for Karnataka) could reduce 100 cases to 22 in the same period. Of..
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India COVID-19 crisis: Japan, UNDP reach out to northeast states with oxygen

The Oxygen Generation plants will be installed in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura. Together these Oxygen plants can support 1,300 beds.
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How Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stands out as a BJP leader

By taking oath on Monday, Himanta Biswa Sarma has perhaps become the first former Congress leader to become the chief minister in a BJP-ruled state. There are several other feathers in Sarma’s cap...
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Tripura govt transfers ex-DM who forcibly stopped wedding ceremony while enforcing Covid protocol


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Violence follows victory of Tripura royal scion, Sec 144 in 5 districts

A day after Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarman’s newly-formed alliance defeated BJP in the tribal council polls, violence swept several districts of the state amid allegations that..
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Tripura royal scion’s new outfit upstages BJP in tribal council polls

In a wake-up call to BJP in one of its two main Northeast strongholds, 18 out of 28 constituencies of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council on Saturday voted for royal scion Pradyot..
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Feni river bridge to link Tripura to Bangladesh; Hasina calls it ‘historic’


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PM Modi inaugurates infra projects in Tripura: Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for several infrastructure and development projects in Tripura via video conferencing. "Today, Tripura is experiencing a..
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PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh on Tuesday via video conferencing. The bridge ‘Maitri Setu' has been built over the Feni river between Tripura..
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India's daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days

17 states and union territories have not reported any deaths in the last 24 hours. These states and UTs include Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland, Lakshadweep, Ladakh (UT), Sikkim,..
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Tripura: Police used water cannon, tear gas to disperse teachers protesting near CM's residence


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PM Modi wishes people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to the people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his wishes to people of..
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64% vaccine turnout after 2 days, government expects footfall to rise

Four states — Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Tripura and Puducherry — recorded low turnout of beneficiaries in the range of 22-34%, whereas other states reported more than 50% attendance of those who were..
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CBI arrests Senior Railways officer, two others for demanding bribe of Rs 1 crore

CBI launched a widespread search operation at 21 locations in five states - Delhi, Uttarakhand, Tripura, West Bengal and Assam.
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Cong accuses BJP workers of attacking Tripura party president's vehicle


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Nine states implement 'One Nation One Ration Card' system: Finance ministry

As many as nine states have completed One Nation One Ration Card reform following which the central government has allowed them to raise an additional Rs 23,523 crore, said an official release on..
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Rebel BJP MLAs raise 'Biplab Hatao' slogan in Tripura


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Normal classes not to resume in schools in most NE states

According to the officials, Tripura and Manipur have yet to decide on the reopening of schools on a regular basis
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Assam CM opens back channel to negotiate with protesters in Tripura


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90-year-old gang-raped in Tripura


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Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stones of 9 national highway projects in Tripura today

The projects will generate a large number of employment and self-employment opportunities for the unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled manpower of the region.
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Axe CM or give us bigger role, Tripura BJP rebels tell party

The BJP’s first government in Tripura led by chief minister Biplab Deb seems to have run into some rough weather, with a rival faction in the newly formed party in the north eastern state demanding a..
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Tripura government launches Covid-19 testing drive in Agartala

The Tripura government has launched a special Covid-19 testing drive at various municipal wards in Agartala as the Covid-19 random testing Positivity Rate in the state capital reached 21 per cent.
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Satya Pal Malik appointed Meghalaya governor

Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been asked to discharge the functions of Goa governor in addition to his own duties, the communique said. Malik takes over from Roy, who completed his..
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3-day-old boy 'bleeds to death' after nasal swab test at Agartala hospital

A three-day-old baby died in Tripura on Wednesday, barely an hour after his swab sample was collected for testing at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC).
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Dismissed Tripura teachers can join as cooks, guards


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Tripura CM undergoes Covid-19 test after kin test positive

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday announced that he underwent testing for COVID-19 test, the result for which is awaited after two members of his family tested positive for the virus.
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Tripura seeks SC permission to appoint 10K terminated teachers as peons


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Tripura wants to make ‘teachers’ peons


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Northeast has potential to become India's growth engine: PM Modi

In Tripura and Mizoram too, youth have abandoned the path of violence and the Bru-Reang refugees are now moving towards a better life, PM Modi said in his address. The prime minister noted that the..
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Tripura CM apologises for statement comparing Bengalis with Jats and Punjabis

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday apologised for his statements comparing Punjabis and Jats with Bengalis, and said he did not intend to hurt sentiments. ​​Deb had stirred a..
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118 fresh cases take Tripura's Covid-19 tally to 2,380


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