The BJP is eyeing an alliance with the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya.
BJP is set to become the principle opposition party in the state with seven months to go for the assembly election.
Twenty six states are now part of the UDAY scheme, meant for the revival of debt stressed discoms, after Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura formally joined the programme.
The ruling CPI-M in Tripura has said the BJP managed to increase its vote in the recent bypolls in the state taking advantage of "our organisational weakness and by luring people with false assurances.
The opposition Congress in Tripura today said it will hold demonstration before the government offices against the demonetisation drive which has caused "limitless inconveniences" to the common people.
Meanwhile, IOC identified a road route via Bangladesh and everything was finalised along with signing of an agreement within just one-and-a-half months.
IndianOil-AOD, the company's North East division, will also start moving a convoy of 20 tankers by the end of this month to the North Eastern state for the first time via Bangladesh to avoid the dilapidated NH-44 in Assam.
This is a short-term deal and Bangladesh side agreed to the Indian proposal to grant validity of the MoU till September 30, officials in Dhaka said.
Government on June 28 said it will repair National Highway-44 in Tripura on "war footing" to improve connectivity in the state
The Centre has launched a pilot project in Gujarat, Punjab, West Bengal and Tripura to provide technological support to secure country's international borders, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh said here today.
Agartala will have a broad gauge train service by end of this month, General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway HK Jaggi told reporters in Agartala on June 1
ripura Industrial Investment Promotion Incentive Scheme, 2012 has been revised to boost the state economy and attract potential investors to set up industries based on local resources, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has said.
"Bangladesh and India would ink an agreement for dispatch of 100 MW power from Palatana project on November 27 in Delhi. It (the agreement) would also decide about the tariff rate of power," Technical Director of Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd (TSECL), M K Chowdhury said.
The company's new order is a 1000 Horse Power drilling rig order for ONGC's Tripura project, Deep Industries's Chairman & MD Paras Savla told CNBC-TV18.
Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will continue to hold 50 percent stake in OTPC while IL&FS Energy Development Co Ltd (IEDCL) will have 26 percent and Government of Tripura 0.5 percent stake.
India is the largest producer of jute in the world employing over 4 million people. Being eco-friendly and biodegradable the government had encouraged this sector by providing incentives.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's personal property, movable and immovable, is valued at less than Rs 2.5 lakh - an amount woefully shy of the multi-crore rupees worth of property some of the country's chief minister possess.
There are about 8,000 MW gas-based power plants underconstruction and the gas linkage to such projects have not been granted due to shortage of gas.
Tripura government in a joint venture with ONGC and Tata Chemicals would set up a Rs 5,000 crore fertiliser manufacturing unit in north Tripura district by using the natural gas available in the state.
The erection of barbed wire fencing in Tripura along the 865-km-long border with Bangladesh has enhanced security, but has led to the decline of age-old pineapple cultivation in the state.
The ONGC Tripura Power Project (OTPC) will start power generation by the end of June at Palatana in Gomati district, its Managing Director S K Dubey today said.
The first unit of the 726 MW combined cycle power plant being set up by ONGC in Tripura shall start generating electricity soon, an official said today.
Tripura Industrial Development Corporation (TIDC) today said that a rubber park with an estimated investment of Rs 300 crore and two cements plants are expected to be set up in Tripura.
ONGC has launched a massive exploration drive for extraction of gas in Tripura to meet the requirement of 726 MW watt gas-based thermal power project at Palatana in South Tripura district scheduled to start generation by December 2012, official sources said on Thursday.
ONGC has launched a massive exploration drive for gas extraction in Tripura to meet the requirement of 726 MW gas-based thermal power project at Palatana in South Tripura, which is scheduled to start power generation by December 2012, official sources said today.