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After two months of marriage, 17-year-old bride burnt alive for dowry in Tripura

India, Dec. 8 -- After two months of marriage, a 17-year-old bride was burnt alive as her family failed to meet the financial demands of her husband and mother-in-law at Santirbazar sub division's RKg... Read More


Tripura govt to introduce 'Super 30' scheme for engineering, medical aspirants

India, Dec. 5 -- Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' programme is well-known to all. Now, the Tripura government decided to introduce a new scheme ' Super 30' from next 2020-21 academi... Read More


171 Bru families sent back to Mizoram from Tripura in 9th phase of repatriation

India, Dec. 3 -- A total of 844 Bru displaced people from 171 families have returned to their native place in Mizoram from Tripura in the ninth phase of repatriation process that started from October ... Read More


Tripura school examinations of Class 9, 10 and 12 rescheduled due to strike for separate statehood demand

India, Dec. 1 -- The Tripura Education Department has rescheduled pre-board examinations of Class 10 and Class 12 along with half-yearly examinations of Class 9 in order to avoid any untoward incident... Read More


Tripura's longest boat will fulfil more than one dream and leave a legacy

India, Nov. 29 -- Tripura's Dulan Sutradhar started making boats when he was only 12 years old and hasn't stopped even at 70. He claims to have made over five thousand boats so far and is hoping to ma... Read More


Animal sacrifices resume in Tripura 57 days after ban

India, Nov. 25 -- After 57 days of the Tripura High Court's ban on animal sacrifices in the temples mainly at Tripurasundari temple, a similar ritual was resumed on Sunday according to an interim orde... Read More


Bru will return - but to a Mizoram tiger sanctuary where there are no big cats left

India, Nov. 23 -- The ongoing ninth phase of repatriating thousands of members of the Bru community from refugee camps in Tripura back to Mizoram, which the ethnic group had fled 22 years ago, has bee... Read More


Pradyot Burman writes to Amit Shah for rehabilitation of Brus in Tripura

India, Nov. 20 -- The scion of Tripura's former royal family and Congress ex-president Pradyot Kishore Deb Burman has asked Union home minister Amit Shah to consider rehabilitation of Bru refugees in ... Read More


Ex-Tripura minister arrested on corruption charges sent to police remand

India, Nov. 11 -- Tripura's former public works department (PWD) minister Badal Choudhury, who was arrested last month on charges of alleged financial irregularities in construction work done almost a... Read More


Tripura to resume cash, food for Bru refugees after protest

Guwahati, Nov. 8 -- After a month of hunger and more than a week of a determined but peaceful blockade at a road between Dasda and Anandabazar at Kanchanpur in the presence of armed security forces, f... Read More