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BJP-IPFT alliance script h​istory in Tripura

Posted by - April 20, 2018

Avik Chakraborty The BJP with the help of their alliance partner Indegenous People’s Front of Tripura(IPFT) scripted history by dismantling the fortress of CPI(M) led Left Front which ruled in the state for the last 25 years.  With Bengalis being in majority in the state, the left traditionally had a strong grip over backward class Bengali voters in

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Tripura: Endowed with Rich and Diverse Resources of Bamboo

Posted by - October 7, 2017

NeW Bureau About a century ago nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore wrote to the then Maharaja of Tripura, requesting him for saplings of a peculiar species of bamboo, the Mooli bamboo grown abundantly in Tripura. This particular variety had become indispensable for the scientific experiments of the renowned scientist, Jagadish Chandra Bose. On yet another occasion,

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Weaving in Tripura: Inseparable Part of Life

Posted by - September 2, 2017

NEW Bureau Handloom is the single largest and perhaps the oldest industry in the state of Tripura and is scattered in the rural as well as semi-urban areas that plays a significant role in the economy of Tripura. It has grown with the civilisation itself and people in this region look to weaving inseparable part

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Clash erupted between tribals and locals in Agartala

Posted by - September 2, 2016

Section 144 was imposed in Agartala on 23 August after several people were injured in clashes between supporters and activists of Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) and local residents in different parts of the city. At least 20 people were injured and 15 vehicles were set ablaze after the clash broke out between supporters

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BSF shoots dead motorbikes smuggler in Tripura

Posted by - July 3, 2016

The Border Security Forces (BSF) on 2nd July Saturday shot dead an alleged Indian smuggler at Durlavpur in Sipahijala district. “A group of suspected smugglers set up a temporary bridge on the barbed wire fencing at Durlavpur and allegedly tried to smuggle motorbikes on Saturday evening. When jawans patrolling along the border challenged them, the

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