A six-time legislator, Chowdhury was enroute to Manirampara village along with fellow CPI(M) leaders Basudeb Majumder, Tapas Dutta and Trilokesh Sinha when the incident took place.
Kar was arrested on the basis of a case registered under Section 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 471 (dishonestly using a forged document as genuine) of the Indian Penal Code, the police said.
Addressing a press conference at state capital Agartala in the evening, State Election Commissioner Manik Lal Dey said the polls would be notified by the returning officers concerned on March 4, Thursday.
A 25-year-old man, identified as Abhijit Tripura, was arrested for his alleged involvement in the suspected rape and murder at Nishanchandrapara in the Teliamura sub-division of Khowai district, police said.
"We haven't claimed we did all the development during Left Front regime, but we didn't take at least any anti-people decision," the former chief minister added.
Speaking to reporters, the police said the driver, Pradip Debnath, left his hometown Teliamura in Khowai district, on his lorry for Assam on Friday evening. On reaching Lalcherri area, some unidentified persons stopped his vehicle and asked him to get out of it.
A total of 3,226 senior citizens of Khowai and West districts will be provided over seven thousand different materials including wheelchair, hearing aid, walking stick, spectacles among others under 'Rashtriya Bayoshri Yojana' that was launched in 2017.
The state government declared that it will give the first installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) with a hike of three per cent to its employees and pensioners.
Confirming that the IPFT and TIPRA would fight the tribal council polls together, Debbarma said the two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on fighting the election in alliance and have urged other tribal outfits to join hands.
“The Chief Minister was misinterpreted. He meant to say that BJP is the world's largest political party and all countries would be influenced by the BJP's thoughts,” said Ratan Lal Nath at a programme in Tripura.
While two boys fled the scene, they dropped an empty magazine and four grams of heroin, police said. Vikas Kumar, 20, was arrested and was charged under section of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Arms Act.
The Biplab Deb led BJP-IPFT government, which came into power in March 2018, has been actively cracking down on illegal drugs and cannabis.
Addressing a party event in Agartala on Sunday, Deb said Union Home Minister Amit Shah once joked during a meeting with the party leaders in Tripura about expanding the party in Nepal and Sri Lanka.
No arrests have been made, however, as they fled the spot taking advantage of darkness and thick vegetation.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the four joined the NLFT at its Bangladesh camp in 2018 and 2019, the statement said, adding that the cadres, during interrogation, said that they decided to return after realising that the so-called armed insurgency for a sovereign Tripura is a ‘farce’.
The state government was asked to respond by March 1 to a writ petition filed by the teachers after being denied permission to resume their protest from February 3.
Rebati, in his letter, reserved high praise for the Union budget, saying it has a welfare approach towards all sections in Tripura and neighbouring Assam in line with the Centre’s slogan of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ (welfare of all with everyone’s support). I
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday afternoon, a duty officer from Melaghar police station informed that the joint team raided the place on the basis of a tip-off and the suspected smugglers ‘panicked’ seeing the men in uniform.
The volunteer recruitment process would continue for one month, followed by assessment of candidates and training. The movement aims to raise 5 lakh social media volunteers across India.
The sacked teachers were forced to end their agitation on January 27, after a sit-in demonstration of 50 days.
Officials said they were held for allegedly distributing extortion notices on behalf of the outfit.
Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma said he is in touch with all regional tribal outfits in the state, seeking an alliance in the interest of fighting the polls together, and will wait another week before taking a call on the same.
The girls will be handed over to their parents after they submit verification documents.
While lauding the Union budget, which she said was in line with the Centre’s vision of Atmanirbharta (self-sufficiency) and had the welfare of all sections at its core, the MP wrote that over 15,000 labourers are associated with the tea industry of Tripura, of which around 50 per cent are women.
Sources in the BSF, however, claimed that a jawan opened fire from a non-lethal weapon in self-defence as villagers tried to overpower the personnel during a scuffle with cattle smugglers.