However, a giant gathering of tribal youths are witnessed on Tuesday here at the capital town of Agartala intensifying their protest against CAB. The tribals gathered in Agartala Swami Vivekananda Ground and opposed the bill.
The indefinite ‘bandh’ has severely disrupted normal life and business mainly in areas under the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC). Vehicular movement on the Assam-Agartala national highway and train services were also affected.
The Tripura Police is all set to launch the single emergency helpline number '112' for immediate assistance on Tuesday. Now, instead of '100, 101 and 102', the residents of the state can just use '112'.
'We will hold week long protest programmes against the anti-people decision made by the present government from December 18 to 24 next' Das told media after the daylong state committee meeting held yesterday.
'I will approach the SC now to have this bill nullified in my state. Also from now on the selective non-implementation of instrument of Accession will be raised directly by me,' said Pradyot today.
Addressing the media persons in the sidelines of the protest, IPFT leader Mangal Devbarma said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill needed not to be introduced in Tripura.
According to police sources, security personnel in large numbers would be deployed in various pockets to avoid any untoward incident and maintain law and order situation during the strike.
Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Debbarma has on today assured that the government would surely provide the DA (Dearness Allowances) to its employees despite paucity of funds.
The preparations of making 108-feet high Buddha statue at Nabin Chara under Pecharthal is progressing in a war footing. The Buddha statue - which is going to be the highest such structure in South East Asia,
The civil administration took prompt action and built a makeshift bridge in the sidelines with an assurance of restructuring the fallen structure within 10 days. But, months have passed; no development has been seen yet.
According to the victim's neighbours, a relative of Ajoy got married to the victim's family and that's how, they first knew each other and subsequently came closer through social media and telephone conversation.
In a move to overhaul the domestic tourism sector, Tripura Tourism Development Corporation has on today started weekend trip to Chabimura every Saturday and Sunday. Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy flagged off the bus at Agartala.
Debbarma said a similar memorandum was also submitted to the offices of the Prime Minister, Home Minister, Tribal Affairs Minister and DoNER (Development of North Eastern Region) Minister.
The Centre has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh for transporting LPG bullet trucks through the Mongla port in Bangladesh to cater to the growing petroleum demand in Tripura.
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre is trying to rollout of the One Nation One Ration Card' scheme by June 2020, but several challenges remain to initiate the complete ration card portability across the country.
Irrespective of political affiliations, the women leaders of the state expressed their satisfaction over the encounter held at Telengana this morning, in which 4 of the prime accused in the Telengana based vet rape case had been killed.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb who has been constantly stressing on boosting the food processing industries in Tripura and other North-East states now finds the idea of honey bee cultivation from rubber flowers.
According to North Tripura District police chief Bhanupada Chakraborty, seven Nigerian footballers were detained at Dharmanagar railway station late on Thursday night from a Guwahati-bound train.
Some may think it is not possible but the day is not far ahead when you can predict natural calamities like flood which leaves a devastating impact on the common life and also can track the best suitable land for cultivation of cash crops.
'Due to poverty, the children remain bereft of quality education in my constituency. So, I urge the government to ensure quality education in the area through establishing a Sainik School' Rebati told the house.
Pradhan and Upa-pradhan of a BJP ruled Panchayat of Salema block have been removed from their post after the elected members of the panchayat moved a no-trust motion.
Pradyot said, 'Separate state demand shall not serve the purpose of indigenous people of this state who are to face hurdle once the CAB is implemented after getting it passed in the ongoing parliament session.'
Joining the centre's move in implementation of 'One Nation One Ration Card', the Tripura along with rest of the nation has started implementing ration card portability in drawing ration by beneficiaries from December itself.
Thousands of tribals on Thursday blockade Tripura's main National Highway and lone railway line to protest the Citizenship Amendment Bill cutting off the northeastern state from the remaining part of the country.