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Man arrested in Rajasthan for selling off wife


August 4th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district was booked Saturday for allegedly selling his teenaged wife for Rs.3.5 lakh soon after their marriage, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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Tripura to probe illegal financial firms


March 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 7 (IANS) The Tripura government has set up an Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to take action against illegal non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), which take deposits from people illegally ... Read more...

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Sack minister indicted by Lok Ayukta, Congress tells Mayawati


November 29th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought the immediate sacking of Uttar Pradesh's Minister of State for Ambedkar Gram Development Ratan Lal Ahirwar, indicted by the state Lok ... Read more...

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Rajasthan minister Ramlal Jat quits


November 13th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 12 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan seems to be passing through turbulence as, after the sacking of Mahipal Maderna from the cabinet over the case of a ... Read more...

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Court refuses to relax MBBS eligibility for northeast tribals


August 10th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea for further relaxation of requisite marks for admission to medical colleges for the northeast's tribal students, a ... Read more...

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‘Relax MBBS eligibility for northeast tribal students’


August 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tripura government and opposition parties have urged the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to further relax eligibility criteria for admission ... Read more...

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Remove Tripura minister equating Vande Mataram with dogs: Congress


June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress Tuesday demanded removal of Higher Education Minister Anil Sarkar for his reportedly derogatory comments about India's national song and MPs. The minister, however, ... Read more...

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Tripura announces holiday to mourn Left leader


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government declared a holiday Tuesday in the memory of veteran communist leader Baidyanath Majumder, who died earlier in the day, officials said here.He would ... Read more...

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Congress announces agitation to oust Tripura’s Left Front


June 4th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 4 (IANS) Enthused by the recent assembly election results which included the Left parties' rout in Kerala and West Bengal, Tripura's opposition Congress Saturday announced a seven-month ... Read more...

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Faridabad site cordoned off, DGCA team inspecting crash


May 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) With a broken part of the air ambulance still precariously perched on the roof of the house into which it crashed late night and aircraft fuel ... Read more...

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Tripura to include more details on Mahatma in text books


May 25th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 25 (IANS) Succumbing to the opposition Congress party's pressure, the Left Front government in Tripura Wednesday announced that more details on Mahatma Gandhi and environment would be included ... Read more...

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Tripura school book drops Mahatma, Congress plans fast


May 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) Leaders of the opposition Congress would launch a hunger strike Wednesday protesting the replacement Mahatma Gandhi's name with Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in a Class 5 ... Read more...

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Congress MLAs disrupt Tripura assembly


March 9th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 9 (IANS) The mysterious death of a young tribal woman in western Tripura led to an uproar in the Tripura assembly Wednesday as the opposition Congress members disrupted ... Read more...

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Agartala city chief dies in New Delhi


February 10th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Agartala Municipal Council chairperson and a leading intellectual of northeastern India Sankar Das died in New Delhi Thursday. He was 64.Das, a senior lawyer of the Gauhati High ... Read more...

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90 percent turnout in Tripura civic polls


December 11th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 11 (IANS) Balloting in the civic polls in the Left Front-ruled northeastern state of Tripura ended peacefully Saturday evening with around 90 percent turnout, election officials here said."About 90 ... Read more...

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Haryana rallies force Delhi-Agra traffic to a crawl


November 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 1 (IANS) Two massive rallies organised in Haryana caused massive jams on the Delhi-Agra highway Monday.In Gurgaon, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) organised a rally in memory of their ... Read more...

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Young man dies in Tripura police custody


October 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 25 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died in police custody in Tripura, causing opposition Congress to put up road blockades and demand high-level probe, officials said Monday."Hanif Mian was found ... Read more...

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Breakdown of law, order in Tripura: Congress


July 24th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) There is a complete breakdown of law and order in Tripura, leader of opposition and Congressman Ratan Lal Nath said Saturday, adding that party chief Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Tripura opposition parties withdraw CM boycott


July 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Tripura's opposition parties Thursday withdrew their six-and-a-half month old boycott of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar over his remarks on the alleged links between terror groups and the state's ... Read more...

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Dow bribed Indian officials with cash, jewellery, hospitality


June 28th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A senior central government official and his aides were bribed $32,000 in cash and jewellery while their travel and hotel expenses were also picked up ... Read more...

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Actions against illegal NBFCs in Tripura to continue


June 20th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) The crackdown on unauthorised non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) collecting deposits from people in Tripura will continue, the state police said Sunday. "At least 8 managing directors, directors and ... Read more...

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Congress legislators revolt against party chiefs in Tripura, Nagaland


January 4th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima, Jan 4 (IANS) A section of Congress leaders and legislators in Tripura and Nagaland have revolted against their state party chiefs and have demanded their immediate removal, party sources said ... Read more...

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Make English optional medium: Tripura’s ruling Left


July 10th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Friday demanded that regional languages be reintroduced alongside English as a medium of learning for all degree level courses in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Tripura women set to play vital role in local bodies


June 20th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, June 20 (IANS) Even as the nation debates the women's reservation bill, women in Tripura are getting ready to stand up and be counted in elections to local self-government ... Read more...

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Disease replaces terrorism as major poll issue in Tripura


March 24th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, March 24 (IANS) A disease has replaced terrorism as the major poll issue in Tripura. The state has faced insurgency for three decades, but the death of 40 ... Read more...

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Relief sweeps over Nithari on conviction of Pandher and Koli


February 12th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nithari (Noida), Feb 12 (IANS) They sat glued to their TV sets from morning, wondering what the court verdict would be. A wave of relief swept over Nithari residents Thursday after businessman ... Read more...

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Petty contractor, driver found dead in Delhi


August 26th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26(IANS) Two people, including a contractor who had gone to collect his dues from a house owner, were found dead in separate incidents in Delhi, the police said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Congress in Tripura celebrates trust vote victory


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) The ruling Left front in Tripura Wednesday pledged to intensify the stir against the India-US civil nuclear deal even as the opposition Congress took out rallies across the ... Read more...

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Beggars too feel inflation pinch!


July 6th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Life for scores of beggars at the city's traffic intersections is no longer as good as it used to be a year ago. Their ... Read more...

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Migrant Hindu families start returning to Kashmir


May 4th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Responding to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's rehabilitation package, nine migrant Hindu families have returned to their homes in south Kashmir. Totalling nearly 40 members, these families had left ... Read more...

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Tribals fake as ghosts in Jharkhand festival


April 13th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
By Girija Shankar OjhaTamad, Apr 13 (ANI): Tribals dress colourfully with their faces masked play ghosts and take out a procession dedicated to the Lord Shiva for a traditional tribal festival ... Read more...

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Patriotic songs, poems dominate Tripura poll campaign


February 21st, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Feb 21 (IANS) Patriotic and modern songs, street plays, poems and colourful decorations using small trees were the highlights in the run-up to Saturday's assembly elections in Tripura. Both ... Read more...

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