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A state of eastern India east of Bangladesh. Tripura was an independent kingdom for many centuries before falling under the domination of the Moguls (17th century) and eventually the British (c. 1800). Integrated into independent India in 1949, Tripura achieved statehood in 1972.


(Placename) a state of NE India: formerly a princely state, ruled by the Maharajahs for over 1300 years; became a union territory in 1956 and a state in 1972; extensive jungles. Capital: Agartala. Pop: 3 191 168 (2001). Area: 10 486 sq km (4051 sq miles)


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a state in E India. 2,757,205; 4033 sq. mi. (10,445 sq. km). Cap.: Agartala.
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Summary: Agartala, (Tripura) [India] Mar 16 (ANI): Pro-tem speaker Ratan Chakraborty administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-elected members of Tripura Legislative assembly in Agartala on Thursday.
India, March 12 -- Multiple instances of statue vandalisation across the country have started after Lenin's statue was razed in Tripura by BJP supporters after BJP's victory in state election.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the BJP's performance in Tripura an"ideological victory"and said the message should be spread across the country.
Agartala: The post-poll violence in Tripura continued for the fourth day on Tuesday even as the administration, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) urged everyone to maintain peace.
People stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during Tripura state assembly election on the outskirts of Agartala, yesterday.
Tenders are invited for Proposed to be offered for retail vend of 01 (one) Country Liquor Shop (4th Call) within the South Tripura District through tender method for remaining part of the financial year 2017-18.
Kumar recounts the role of the Indian Police Service, and the First Battalion Tripura State Rifle he was assigned to, in the counterinsurgency (COIN) campaign against the Tripura National Volunteers insurgents in the Indian state of Tripura during the late 1960s.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is the lone CPI-M politburo member from Tripura, would attend the meeting of the party's highest decision-making body on May 22.
Summary: Still inching slowly towards creating a spot for itself on the travel map of the Northeast, Tripura remains pleasantly away from tourist cliches.
AFTER decimating CPI( M) in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee- led Trinamool Congress seems hell- bent on dethroning the Communists in Tripura in its attempt to expand organisational base in the north- east.
Surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides, Tripura was formerly a princely state that had a long line of tribal kings stretching back to antiquity: there are legends which speak of the existence of Tripura as a political entity from the days of the epic Mahabharata.
NEW DELHI, June 19, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Experts from Houston-based Boots and Coots those extinguished fire from a large number of oil wells of Kuwait after the Persian Gulf War, would be arriving in Tripura to plug the leakage of gas well of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).