According to sources in the saffron camp, TMC leaders from Bengal, in a bid to strengthen their party in Tripura ahead of the 2023 assembly elections, were reaching out to rebels within the BJP.
According to the new notification, a day curfew will be in place in marketplaces and busy areas from 2 pm till 6 pm. The night curfew will also remain in place from 6 pm till 5 am.
For the past some time, there have been rumours that a group of MLAs led by Sudip Roy Barman, who had left TMC for the BJP in 2017, was planning to go back to Mamata Banerjee's party.
BJP’s national general secretary BL Santhosh, organisational in-charge of Tripura Fanindra Nath Sharma and others are in the state to hold meetings with the local leadership.
All the accused persons are in judicial custody, Assistant Inspector General (Law and Order) Subrata Chakraborty said.
The ruling BJP hailed the development as “phenomenal”, saying primary sector growth, especially agriculture and agri-allied sectors, largely contributed to economic progress despite the ongoing pandemic.
Chargesheets were filed in 16 of these cases while five are still under investigation. Three other cases were disposed of after the parties involved arrived at a compromise.
The report also found that 129 of them had not taken the vaccine against Covid-19. While 16 had taken the first jab of the vaccine against Covid, only nine were administered with the second dose.
A three-member SIT will probe the woman's death, who allegedly killed herself following public humiliation at a village in Tripura's South district.
At least 198 Covid-19 patients gave birth at the hospital in the first wave last year. These included 60 cesarean deliveries. Twenty-seven patients have had babies in the second wave.
These war rooms keep track of all passengers coming in through railways and airways, coordinate with identified Covid patients, and handle the Covid call centers.
A BJP Yuva Morcha leader lodged a complaint against Bhanulal Saha on Monday.
The government will also provide a one-time financial support of Rs 50,000 for marriage of girls who lost their parents to Covid.
The money would be credited directly into their bank accounts through Direct Bank Transfer (DBT), Cabinet spokesperson Ratan Lal Nath said Wednesday.
The health department had imposed a cap of Rs. 3,500 for patients getting a single room, Rs. 4,000 for double room single occupancy and Rs. 5,000 for double room and double occupancy.
In a virtual hearing, a division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and justice Subhasish Talapatra was hearing a writ petition filed by an advocate Bhaskar Debbarma.
Tripura grows 21 species of bamboo in 3,246 sqkm area of forests and planned forestry.
The strike has been called in protest against the attack on two IPFT legislators allegedly by members of TIPRA Motha, which is the party of royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma.
Speaking to reporters this evening, Law Minister and Cabinet spokesperson Ratan Lal Nath said the state government has included mucormycosis or black fungus as a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987.
The recent development comes after at least 11 persons were arrested by police in the alleged moral policing incident following the high court's suo motu cognisance on the issue.
Restrictions imposed as per the night curfew will be in addition to the prohibitory orders already in place in Agartala Municipal Corporation areas.
Cabinet Minister Ratan Lal Nath said the decision was taken as the positivity rate in West Tripura district has surged to 9.25%.
Dhalai superintendent of police Kishore Debbarma said the vehicles were parked outside the police station when villagers damaged them. However, the situation is under control now, he added.
Deb's comments come amid widespread rumours that lockdown might be imposed in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) areas soon.
The three, who were recently assigned to collect money from the bordering villages of Tripura, said they wanted to return to the mainstream as they were fed up with the “ill behaviour” of their leaders.