Debraj Deb

Articles By Debraj Deb

After tourism, Tripura launches logo for education department

Since the new government assumed office in March, 2018, they have introduced a number of amendments in the school education system.

Tripura: Jobs of over 10,000 govt teachers hang in balance, state says ‘searching for a way out’

Speaking on the issue, state Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath told media persons at the state secretariat that his government is sensitive enough for the deprived teachers but can't afford to break the law.

Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh integral part of India: Chakma bodies of Tripura

Chakma National Council of India and Tripura Chakma Students Association, who have observed August 17 as ‘Black Day’ since 2016, held protests across 11 locations of Tripura.

I-Day: Priority to police offcials’ kids in state govt scholarship, says Tripura CM

Deb thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for ushering in development and said that Tripura would be developed as a ‘model state’ within his tenure.

Report on viral video: Suspended Tripura university faculty attacks newspaper office

The attack was carried out after the publication of a news report about a viral video clip where the suspended teacher was seen showing Karate moves and singing.

India’s 2nd largest rubber producer Tripura aims to boost production with RRII429, its own clone variety

In a bid to boost production of ‘white gold’ in the nation’s second-largest rubber producing state, a ‘rubber clone’ or engineered variety of rubber, specifically suited for agro-climatic conditions of Tripura is set to be introduced soon.

‘No regrets… did what we had to,’ Tripura’s NLFT faction surrenders arms for a new beginning

On Tuesday, Sabir Debbarma, also known as D. Yamrok, chief of NLFT’s breakaway faction handed over his rifle, shook hands with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and exchanged smiles before waving to the hundreds of people assembled in Ambassa.

Tripura family celebrates Eid by donating to CM’s Relief Fund, ‘Yatimkhanas’ and no animal sacrifice

The family, which seeks to celebrate Eid in a different way, says divine blessings can be earned by helping the poor and they just choose a different path for it.

Faction of Tripura’s NLFT insurgent group to surrender, 88 to lay down arms next week

A statement from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) informed this afternoon that NLFT (SD) has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India.

5 deaths in 1 year: Another BSF official shoots himself dead in Tripura

Speaking to reporters, a senior BSF official, who did not wish to be named, said 50-year-old Krishna Murari, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of 145 Battalion BSF, was found dead inside the outpost around 1:30 am late night before Thursday.

Breaking the glass ceiling: Meet Bipasha Hrangkhawl, Tripura’s first woman ATC

Her ambition to become an Air Traffic Controller started long back at the age of 10 when she used to watch the popular Nat Geo documentary series 'Air Crash Investigation' on television with her father.

Remembering Sushma Swaraj: Tripura family grateful to ex-EAM for bringing dead son’s body from Saudi

Alak's body which was preserved at a Saudi hospital, reached his family nine months and six days after he died, thanks to the intervention by the Late former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. 

India requests Bangladesh for piece of land for Tripura’s MBB Airport 

The proposal came through a request by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who said if the project is seen through, it would be beneficial for Bangladesh as well as India.

Tripura: ONGC to set up state’s first gas-based tea processing plant; CNG-PNG corridor in the works

Three years after ONGC failed to float its Urea fertilizer plant in Tripura, tables have turned as a defunct small gas deposit is being converted to a profitable venture for tea and CNG.

Tripura Police grills former PWD minister over Agartala flyover irregularities case

Over Rs 300 crore was spent in construction of a 2.3 km-long two-lane flyover from Fire Brigade Chowmuhani till Arundhatinagar Drop Gate via Battala. The project, which started in May, 2015, is in its final stages.

Tripura: E-rickshaw driver commits suicide over piling debt, crackdown on unregistered tomtoms

A group of Tomtom drivers who gathered at Gobinda Ballabh Pant (GBP) Hospital to protest on Vivekananda's death, have engaged in a brawl with local people.

Why is Prime Minister Modi asking BJP workers across India to interact with party karyakartas of Tripura?

Political analyst Tapas Dey, who is also a veteran Congress leader, said Panchayat elections were held amidst absolute terror and political hooliganism in the villages.

Tripura withdraws 984 cases against insurgents as victims await justice

The residents of New Arabinda Palli Udbastu Colony exhibit scepticism about the reports that inform that 984 cases pertaining to the insurgency have been withdrawn in the state by the BJP-IPFT government since it assumed office in March, last year.

Uncertain how long Kamal Nath government will continue in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

“There is so much squabble and internal feuds within them that it is uncertain how far Kamal Nath government can continue (at Madhya Pradesh),” Chouhan said during a visit to Tripura on Thursday.

Tripura Police officer sacked for failing to investigate 23 cases

The order comes in the wake of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's warning last month which stated that any government servant who wouldn't perform his duties satisfactorily would be sent to voluntary retirement.