In a major reshuffle in the state police, altogether 6 IPS and 26 TPS officers have been transferred today. As per the official notification published in this regard, a total of 32 highly placed police personnel get new postings.
Sushanta Ghosh, a resident of Lankamura in West Tripura, who was arrested by cyber crime branch of Tripura police on Saturday in connection with ATM hacking case in Agartala, died in police custody on Sunday morning.
'The government should at least order a magisterial inquiry. Government cannot keep silence on such grave matters like deaths after deaths in lock-up. The police’s inability is ostensive and gradually it is reflecting the government’s inaction' the former Chief Minister added.
In a bid to fill up the depleting stock of aerial inventories of the Indian Air Force, the government is in various stages of acquiring around 200 aircraft, a top official said here on Sunday.
Chief Minister Shri Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said his government is working for improvement in various sectors including Education following which Tripura is gradually transforming into a model state.
Mr. Sinha said, 'We demand both the centre and the state government to take an initiative of shifting them back within one month from now as per the central package and scheme announced for the Brus sheltered in Tripura.'
Biswas alleged that there were leaders in the party who were trying g relentlessly to damage party’s image in public. He also alleged of BJP links of the leaders in what seems to be an oblique reference to Subal Bhowmik.
He was speaking at the prize distribution ceremony of First edition of Agartala Half-Marathon Run (21.1 km) organized by Tripura Police on the occasion of National Youth Day, the birth anniversary of youth icon Swami Vivekananda.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said: 'We consider DSP Devender Singh's involvement as a heinous crime and he will be dealt in the same manner as other arrested militants.'
The Prime Minister on Saturday had launched the light and sound show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata. Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The prime minister expressed happiness at the youth dispelling the misconception of the people, and said his government was following the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi, who supported citizenship for persecuted minorities.
'CAA is a law to provide citizenship, it does not snatch citizenship. The government is providing citizenship through the law, it is not taking back the citizenship of anyone,' Modi said while addressing youth at Belur Math.
Even as the spotlight turns on acid attack violence with the release of the controversial film 'Chhapaak' on the subject, a 14-year-old girl became a victim of acid attack on Saturday evening in the Kaiserbagh area of the state capital.
Sushnata Ghosh, an accused in the ATM skimming case which rocked the state couple of months back, died in police custody at West Agartala Police Station in West Tripura district on the wee hours on Sunday morning.
Amid sharp attacks from the Left parties and the Congress over her meeting the Prime Minister at a time when the state is witnessing widespread protests against CAA, Banerjee handed over a shawl, 'dhuti panjabi', flowers and sweets to Modi.
The education minister also told media that the TPSC had been directed to recruit professors of Kokborok to nourish this language through research works. Apart from this, Kokborok day will be celebrated in block and subdivision levels too.
At least eight persons were killed and several others injured when a massive blast followed by a fire ripped a chemical factory at Boisar in Palghar district, nearly 100 km north of Mumbai, on Saturday, officials said.
'It is for the first time, as of my knowledge, when a cabinet has been formed without a single SC minister. It is sheer violation of the reservation rules ensured by the constitution' Subal said
There are strong apprehensions, he added, that four of the accused disposed the electronic devices somewhere in the state before leaving. The police exploring every possibility to track those devices so that the crime can be established easily.
General Naravane also stated that both borders, including Northern and Western, are equally significant and stressed that the advanced weapons systems are being deployed and infrastructure improved along the Chinese border.
The J&K Police on Saturday detained a senior police officer after two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants and five grenades were recovered from the vehicle he was travelling in, top sources said.
The central programme will be held at the state head quarters of Ram Krishna Math and Mission Viveknagar where a series of programme has been lined up including Puja, discussions and other religious.
He said, 'This scheme is designed to improve tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products. It is based on Value addition, collection, packaging and marketing of the forest products.'
Addressing a press conference on Friday Subal Bhowmik, the congress leader said, 'The HC has also found series of loopholes in the IPC section charged against Arindam Bhattacharjee while he was arrested by the police.'