The bank has invested Rs. 1,400 crore through loans under different schemes targeted towards entrepreneurs. Among these, the bank has invested Rs. 182 crore through loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana alone and claims to have provided 100 percent investment for government-sponsored entrepreneurs.
Dutta’s writ with the High Court was filed after a previous petition filed in the Supreme Court for urgent hearing on similar grounds was turned down, asking him to take up the issue with the High Court.
An official from the local Meteorological Department informed that gusty winds at 56 Km per hour speed blew over Tripura on Wednesday night, accompanied by thunderstorm, which is typical to this part of the year. These seasonal storms or Norwesters are locally called as ‘Kaalboishakhi’.
CPI (M) candidate for West Tripura constituency Shankar Prasad Dutta said several notifications issued by the Election Commission in the follow up of polling at West Tripura seat on April 11 proved the polls were not fair.
The 150-metre long 4-lane bridge would connect Tripura with Chittagong port in Bangladesh, which is only 70 Km away from the Indo-Bangla border, and play an important role in the proposed economic corridor through India, Bangladeshi, China and Myanmar.
The Indian diplomat, who previously stressed on India's Neighbours First policy, said Tripura also has one operational Integrated Check Post (ICP) and two Border Haats while two more Border Haats were approved earlier this year.
Nath’s comments came close on the heels of the allegation from Agartala Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha who said enough funds were not provided to the city corporation since BJP-IPFT government came to power last year.
Sixty-year-old Bhabatosh Das is a marginal farmer and owns a small piece of ancestral land. He said his work was affected due to the repoll but added that for the sake of exercising his "democratic right", he had come to vote.
The re-polls, which were necessitated due to allegations of largescale violence and poll vitiation on April 11, are being held amidst tight security as 15 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are stationed for poll duty in Agartala.
“We are considering re-introduction of the pass-fail system in schools. However, we will have an annual assessment in all classes. We shall prepare students in a way that they can pass in any examinations,” Tripura education minister said
Congress candidate for West Tripura constituency Subal Bhowmik told media that the ECI was informed about booth jamming and violence, due to which Congress election agents could not enter 900-1,000 polling stations out of the 1,679 which went to polls on April 11.
After polling was held in West Tripura seat, a report of the Returning Officer revealed that webcasting suffered disturbances in 433 polling stations. Both CPI (M) and Congress parties subsequently alleged largescale rigging in the absence of CCTV cameras and demanded fresh election in the constituency.