According to the CPI-M central committee member, despite the spate of attacks and arsoning, the police had remained inactive. 'We have demanded high-level inquiry into the role of the police,' Das said.
'Tripura can grow it's economy only when the Food processing unit and agriculture goes hand in hand.' She said, 'We have a neighbouring country like Bangladesh which has a good market to aid Tripura grows its economy.'
A session court today rejected the bail application of graft accused former PWD minister Badal Chowdhury. He will be produced before the Court on January 21 once again.
In an unprecedented incident, A CPIM party office located at Badarghat gutted fire last night. According to police, the incident took place late on Wednesday night. The patrolling unit of the police informed the local police station regarding the issue
Speaking on the latest developments taking place here in the MBB Airport Agartala, Executive Director of Airport Authority of India, Sanjeev Jindal said that Agartala airport would like any other international airport in some time.
The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) was given the responsibility for time-bound action to complete the pending project work in developing connectivity of the state with the neighbouring.
Chief Minister said, Since his government assumed office, a change in mindset has come about and police personnel are now recovering cannabis, brown sugar and other contraband items every other day in some part of Tripura.'
As the 12 hour’s bandh has ended here in the state of Tripura, the communist party-backed Central Trade Union Tripura state committee has come up claiming of having good response of their bandh.
IPFT supremo NC Debbarma said, 'The pre-announced peaceful sit-in demonstration of the party entered its third day today. We started our protest from January 6 last and it will continue until the centre leaves out Tripura from the purview of CAA'.
When asked for a reaction, the former Chief Minister in an oblique reference to his earlier statements regarding the violent attacks being meted out to the opposition party workers, said, 'Finally at chief Minister’s own constituency'.
The daylong strike affected business and other commercial activities in the state, and employees of all the public sector banks, governments, and private banks participated. They raised slogans against the Centre and its policies.
BSF DIG AK Yadav said, most of the people living in and outside the fencing areas are being found active in trans-border smuggling. The BSF is working wholeheartedly to thwart such criminals, he added.
The nationwide shutdown on Wednesday called by 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) to protest against the Centre's disinvestment policies and scrapping of NPR, CAA and NRC has failed to put any major impact in the state of Tripura
The BJP-IPFT coalition government has decided to extend the existing SC/ST reservation rule to another 10 years, following which the Tripura government has called for an urgent assembly session.
BJP spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharjee said, 'Bharat Bandh has now become an annual calendar for the communist party. People of this nation shall not support this bandh as this is to malign the government functioning across the nation.'
Apart from GST, the cabinet also took a few important decisions today which included approval of Tripura Industrial Facilitation First Amendment Act, in order ease the job of new entrepreneurs.
Defense counsel Pijush Biswas said, the court heard the arguments of both sides and granted the bail application moved by the Sunil Bhowmik. He would, probably, freed by Tuesday evening, said Biswas.
West Tripura Judicial Magistrate First Class has on today sent one Soma alias Hosanna Begum to 3 days police remand in charges of kidnapping a minor girl from Daspara, Mailakhala area located in the city outskirts.
Royal Family head Pradyot Kishore Debbarman today said that he would move the Supreme Court, if needed, challenging the verdict of the High Court of Tripura on the ownership of Neermahal.
It was a cold and misty morning in the capital today and the minimum temperature was 10.8 degrees Celsius, the MeT said. A cold wave has been predicted to last till Thursday.
Police said, a rally was organized by JMACAB, an amalgamation of a number political and apolitical organization, which had been seen protesting against CAB---now CAA since its announcement.
In yet another landmark judgment, the High Court of Tripura today ruled that Tripura Royal family had no ownership rights on Neermahal - one of the premier tourist destination of the state and the only water palace of Eastern India.
Opposition leader Manik Sarkar’s wife and social worker Panchali Bhattacharjee, human rights activist also an advocate Purushottam Roy Barman, and several others joined the agitation to protest the attack.
Reportedly, the woman had been dashed by a motorcycle and sustained injuries. The bike rider and the pillion rider also sustained injuries. All the injured persons bleeding preciously were lying on the roadside and asking for help.