Everything you need to know about Barman-nana: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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Agartala, May 21 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk strike called by the opposition Congress Tuesday to protest the killing of three newspaper employees paralysed this capital of Left-ruled Tripura.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Shamshad Begum was born in Lahore, not in Amritsar, the legendary singer's only daughter, Usha Ratra, has clarified, also opening up about her mother's shy nature, personal struggles and professional achievements.
Agartala, April 13 (IANS) Even though the second session of the Tripura assembly will start April 26, the main opposition Congress is yet to choose its leader, a good 45 days its was routed in the Feb 14 assembly elections.
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M has used the state administration to tamper with electronic voting machines (EVMs) during the recent assembly elections, state Congress unit chief Sudip Roy Barman said here Thursday.
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) Tripura's dissident Congress leader Subal Bhowmik Wednesday launched a new party and blamed the central and state party leaders for the Congress' humiliating defeat in the Feb 14 assembly polls.
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Two senior Congress leaders have resigned from the party Saturday, blaming the state leadership for the party's electoral debacle in the Feb 14 polls.
Guwahati, Mar 22 (ANI): In a bid to promote the language of Hindi in the northeast, a seminar titled 'Rashtriya Bhasha Sanmilan' was recently held in Guwahati.
Agartala, March 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Friday asked the police and civil administration to stop the post-poll violence in the northeastern state.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A team of international scientists has made the most detailed examination yet of the atmosphere of a Jupiter-size like planet beyond our solar system.
Agartala, March 10 (IANS) Former minister Jahar Saha was expelled Sunday from the Congress for six years after he blasted the state leadership for losing the assembly elections to the Marxists.
Agartala, March 7 (IANS) The people of Tripura rejected Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's appeal to oust the Left and voted overwhelmingly for the Left Front fifth time in a row in the state, CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said here Thursday.
Jamshedpur, March 7 (IANS) Salgaocar took virtually no time to score two goals against defending champions Pune FC to win their first match of the U-20 Tournament for I-League Clubs here Thursday.
Jamshedpur, March 5 (IANS) Defending champions Pune FC kicked-off their Under-20 I-League football title defence with a 2-0 win over Prayag United at the Gopal Stadium here Tuesday.
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Congress Saturday threatened to move the courts and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against alleged attacks on party workers by CPI-M activists after the Tripura polls.
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) Counting of votes commenced Thursday in Tripura, elections to whose 60-seat assembly were held Feb 14, officials said.
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) Both the ruling CPI-M led Left Front as well as the Congress-led opposition alliance were optimistic of forming the next government in Tripura as election officials prepared for counting of votes Thursday.
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Polling to elect a new assembly in the Left-ruled Tripura ended peacefully Thursday with more than 92 percent voters casting their ballots.
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Polling to elect a new assembly in the Left-ruled Tripura ended peacefully Thursday with more than 85 percent voters casting their ballots.
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Polling to elect a new assembly in the Left-ruled Tripura continued briskly Thursday with more than half the electorate having cast their votes till 1.30 p.m. No major incidents of violence were reported.
The voting for Tripura Assembly election began Thursday at 7 a.m. for deciding the fate of 249 candidates including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and TPCC President Sudip Ray Barman, amidst tight security....................
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Voters queued up in large numbers outside polling booths in Tripura from early morning Thursday as the single-phased assembly elections proceeded peacefully and briskly, officials said.
Agartala, Feb 14 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who was among the early voters to cast his vote here on Thursday, said the Left Front is going to get more seats with more percentage of votes it actually garnered during the last assembly elections.
Agartala, Feb 14 (ANI): Voting for the Tripura assembly elections to decide fate of 249 candidates, including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and TPCC President Sudip Ray Barman, began Thursday amidst tight security.
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Voting for the Tripura assembly elections began Thursday amidst tight security, an official said.
Agartala, Feb 13 (ANI): The electoral fate of 249 candidates, including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and TPCC President Sudip Ray Barman, will be decided on Thursday when Tripura goes to polls.
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) The Congress is determined to oust India's only Left regime in Tripura in elections Thursday, but the Marxists are equally confident of retaining power -- for the seventh time.
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) In a blow to the campaign of opposition Congress for the Feb 14 assembly polls in Tripura, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi Saturday cancelled their trips to the Left-ruled state, a party leader said.
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cancelled his visit to Tripura and Nagaland following Afzal Guru's hanging Saturday, a Congress leader said.
Agartala, Jan 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said it has reached an understanding with the Trinamool Congress to fight the Feb 14 Tripura assembly polls so as not to divide the anti-Left Front votes, a claim which was rejected by the party led by Mamata Banerjee.
Agartala, Jan 30 (IANS) Weeks before the crucial assembly elections in the country's lone Left-ruled state of Tripura, the state Congress president's elder brother was arrested for possessing arms.
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Ahead of the Feb 14 assembly polls in Tripura, state Congress president's elder brother Sandip Roy Barman was arrested Monday night with arms, ammunition, Bangladeshi currency and incriminating documents of militants, police said.
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Monday inked an extradition treaty and a friendlier visa regime, as New Delhi appreciated Dhaka's role in helping address India's security concerns, especially in tackling Indian insurgent groups operating out of Bangladesh.
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections in Tripura, the Congress received a jolt with 32 tribal leaders quitting Wednesday and fielding their own candidates.
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) Hours after the AICC announced the names of Congress candidates for the Feb 14 assembly elections in Tripura, local leaders and workers in as many as 11 places in the state openly revolted, demanding change in nominations.
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) led by Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath Saturday held a series of meetings with political parties and senior officials to review preparations for the assembly elections in Tripura.
Agartala, Dec 31 (IANS) The opposition Congress Monday protested outside 23 offices of the electoral registration officers (EROs) in Tripura, demanding error-free electoral rolls.
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) The full Election Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath will visit Tripura next week to review preparations for assembly elections in the country's lone Left-ruled state, officials said Thursday.
Jalpaiguri (W.Bengal), Nov.18 (ANI): Authorities of the Jalpaiguri Central Correctional Home in West Bengal recently organised a play, which was performed by prison inmates.
Agartala, Nov 15 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Tripura Thursday urged the Election Commission (EC) to probe the threat of the Congress party to "not allow the Left Front to form the government for a seventh term" after the coming assembly polls.
Agartala, Oct 17 (IANS) The Indian Army has asked the Tripura government to take strict action against the 'culprits' who assaulted an army colonel here, an official release said Wednesday. Tripura Congress President Sudip Roy Barman and his elder brother Sandip Roy Barman reportedly assaulted Colonel B.B. Yadav July 27 at a private telecom service provider's store.
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) An Army Colonel has filed a case with Tripura Police alleging that state Congress chief Sudip Roy Barman assaulted him, police said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The central and Assam governments Monday clinched a key peace agreement with the two factions of Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) that is expected to bring them into the democratic mainstream.
Guwahati, Oct.7 (ANI): Sports is fast becoming a preferred career choice among youth of the northeast, especially after the success of sportspersons in different games like boxing, archery and weightlifting.
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) West Bengal Forest Minister Hiten Barman Friday expressed concern over the growing population of some wild animals, including elephants, and said it could potentially harm the ecological balance.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the occasion of the federation's 75th anniversary next week.
Melbourne, August 12 (ANI): The bartender who first served the "shaken not stirred" martini to 'James Bond' creator Ian Fleming in London, before it became the tipple of choice for the world's most famous spy, has a simple but wise piece of advice for those taking a seat at his bar.
Agartala, July 13 (ANI): The Congress party, on Friday, observed a twelve-hour statewide strike in Tripura over irregularities in the results of the Tripura Joint Entrance Examination Board (TJEEB).
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown Friday called by the youth and student wings of the Congress party to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering entrance examinations has crippled life in Tripura.
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With floods affecting almost all the districts of Assam, human traffickers are on the prowl to lure women and girls out of the state, police said.
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) With assembly polls in Tripura drawing closer, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are accusing each other of using militants to sway votes.
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Eight months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the state, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday retained the Nalchar seat by increasing its victory margin from the previous polls.
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) Braving soaring summer heat, a record 95 percent of the 33,392-strong electorate Tuesday cast their votes in the significant by-election from the Nalchar assembly constituency in western Tripura, officials said here. Polling was peaceful.
Agartala, June 11 (IANS) Amidst unprecedented security and high political significance, the by-election to the Nalchar assembly constituency in western Tripura would be held Tuesday.
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) A music laboratory sponsored by the University Grants Commission (UGC) was launched Thursday in Tripura capital Agartala to boost traditional folk songs and music in the country's northeastern region.
Siliguri, May 6(ANI): West Bengal have expressed distress over the breached Teesta canal, which they say has resulted in scarce water supply to their paddy fields.
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Law and order and corruption would be the two major poll planks of the Congress during assembly elections next year in the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, a party leader said here Monday, expressing confidence in the party's victory.
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to oust the ruling Left Front from power.
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) In a bid to reduce man-elephant conflict and rehabilitate jumbos driven away from the herd, the West Bengal government is planning to set up two 'Elephant Rescue Centres' on a pilot basis.
Cooch Behar, Nov. 23 (ANI): West Bengal Forest Minister Hiten Barman has said that the state government would take all possible steps to maintain the tiger rescue centre, despite no financial assistance from the Centre.
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Two scientists including an Indian-origin have developed a new smaller spectrograph that could let diabetics monitor blood sugar levels without piercing fingers several times daily.
Coochbehar (West Bengal), July 24 (ANI): Activists of the Greater Coochbehar Peoples Association (GCPA) began a fast unto death here on Sunday over the demand for a separate state.
Agartala, July 22 (ANI): A journalist of a local daily, recently attempted self-immolation in protest against police action against him.
Sydney, July 19 (ANI): A Kiwi doctor has caused uproar by saying that New Zealand women treat sex 'like mating in a paddock'.
Guwahati, June 6 (ANI): Newly elected Assam Assembly members led by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi formally took oath on Monday.
Jalpaiguri, May 8 (ANI): Untimely rains have damaged the entire jute crop in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.
Guwahati, Mar.23 (ANI): The Assembly election in Guwahati is yet to gain momentum among the urban population here.
Sydney, Jan 25 (ANI): Bullying at school may be a common phenomenon, but experts have some tips that can help you protect your loved one.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of a fourth giant planet outside our solar system, strengthening the similarities between a distant planetary system and our own.
Dispur/ Charaipung (Assam), Aug 28 (ANI): A high-level meeting of officials from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh was held to resolve the tension prevailing in the Charaipung area along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh (AP) border.
Darjeeling, Aug 5 (ANI): To capture an injured elephant running wild in the Bengdubi Forest Range of West Bengal two captive elephants have been shifted to the area to help forest officers trace the animal.
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New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Around 100 couples with Russian wives and Indian husbands attended the third All-India Conference of Delhi Association of Russian Compatriots (DARC) here on Monday.
Agartala, Nov 5 (ANI): Thousands of Manipur devote celebrated "Maha Raas", a festival celebrating the love life of Lord Krishna in Tripura.
Guwahati, Oct 5 (ANI): Army and paramilitary forces have launched a full-scale operation to capture ultras of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), which was involved in Sunday's massacre.
Darjeeling, Sep 12 (ANI): A militant of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) outfit was arrested from West Bengal's Darjeeling district.
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): The affectionate bond between kids and their grandmothers is well known. And now, a new study has revealed that frequent visits to nana's place could keep toddlers away from developing negative old age stereotypes.
Guwahati, Aug.3 (ANI): In a special endeavour to empower young women, especially the militancy-affected victims, a multi-skill and leadership development programme was organised recently in Guwahati.
London, May 23 (ANI): English glamour model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan is said to have more trouble added to her already broken marriage with Peter Andre, after a man claimed that he shared a steamy snog with her.
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) The Congress was leading in 16 of the 24 seats in the northeast followed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three and the Left parties in two.
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Voting to elect two Lok Sabha members from the northeastern state of Tripura ended peacefully Thursday evening with more than 75 percent people exercising their franchise.
Agartala, Apr 23 (ANI): Polling for two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura began Thursday morning amid tight security and air surveillance by military helicopters.
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A scientist has identified an exoplanet that went undetected in Hubble images taken in 1998.
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) A father, who killed his budding table tennis player son for not measuring up to his gruelling standards, was sentenced to seven years in prison by a West Bengal court Tuesday.
Now it is official, Lakshmi Orang will contest the forthcoming polls. An ordinary adivasi (meaning tea plantation labour or ex-tea garden workers) girl
Guwahati, March 27 (ANI): The recent killing of a veteran journalist of a Assamese daily by unidentified gunmen here have sent shock waves across the media fraternity here.
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Continuing the desertions from West Bengal's ruling Left Front ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) MP Joachim Baxla Friday resigned from the party after being denied renomination from Alipurduar.
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) has joined hands with the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal but that will not deter it from fielding candidates against the latter's new ally, the Congress, in the Lok Sabha elections.
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) With many of its sitting candidates denied renomination, West Bengal's ruling Left Front (LF) is facing trouble from its own ranks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): In a jibe at her estranged husband Ronnie Wood, Jo has said that she won't be getting herself a toyboy
Agartala, Dec 19 (ANI): Hundreds of people displaced due to border fencing took to the streets in Tripura demanding rehabilitation.
Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) Political parties and student groups in Assam rejected demands by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for issuing work permits to Bangladeshi migrants who entered the country after March 25, 1971 and providing refugee status to Hindu infiltrators.
Guwahati, Nov 24 (IANS) Assam Pradesh Mahila Congress, the women's wing of the ruling Congress party in the state, Monday demanded 33 percent reservation for women candidates in the upcoming general elections.
Toronto, Nov 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest breakthroughs in astronomy, Canadian, American and British astronomers have captured the images of another solar system for the first time.
Tezpur (Assam), Oct 31 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger was rescued from a well in a village near here, officials said Friday.
London, Sept 19 (ANI): A Brit man facing charges of raping a 12-year-old girl has been acquitted after a court ruled that she had tricked him into having sex.
Majuli Island, Sept 9 (ANI): Situation remains grim in Majuli in Assam, where thousands have been displaced by floods.
Mumbai, Sept 4 (ANI): Actors of upcoming Bollywood flick, Ru-Ba-Ru, a romantic thriller revolving around live-in relationships, talk about the movie in Mumbai on Wednesday.