Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the agreement signing ceremony at New Delhi on Thursday evening with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Zoramthanga and leaders of Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF), the largest forum of Bru migrants, were in attendance.
According to the new agreement, approximately 35,000 Bru refugees will settle in Tripura and will be given aid to help with their rehabilitation.
The leaders, who have been staging a sit-in demonstration against the Act from last 10 days at Dukmali Bazaar in Khumulwng, headquarters of Tripura ADC, also demanded NRC revision in the state along with a separate state for the tribals.
The new Tripura BJP chief is Dr Manik Saha. CM Deb had held the position for four years.
While human rights activists and political parties blamed custodial torture for the death, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb yesterday said he has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of the ATM fraud suspect.
BJP state media in-charge Victor Shome filed accused Bhattacharjee of spreading misinformation, and repeatedly trying to disturb communal harmony.
Arindam Bhattacharjee, who claims to be an IT cell executive of the Congress party, wrote in a Facebook post on January 4 that all saved data in a user's mobile will go to the hackers if they call on the said number.
The deceased was arrested from his residence yesterday based on interrogation of four Turkish cybercriminals who were arrested last November for ATM skimming in Agartala, officials said.
Pradyot Debbarma's new slogan was a marked shift in his earlier slogan of ‘Puila Jati, Ulo Party’ (Community first, party later) when he was Congress president in 2019.
The group also threatens to boycott this year's Tripura ADC elections and seek recourse from Supreme Court, if demands are not met. It also warned an agitation, in phases, starting with a sit-in demonstration at Laljuri village in North Tripura tomorrow.
The Court order came in response to a petition by Lipika Paul, an Upper Division Clerk in the state government's Department of Fisheries, who was suspended and put under departmental enquiry for joining a Left political rally on December 31, 2017.
As part of extending the equality project, AAI has now set a target to engage at least one transgender executive at Tripura’s Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport by next month.
Additional Director General of Tripura Police Rajiv Singh informed the indianexpress.com no major violence occurred during the strike in the state apart from some clashes at Kailashahar in Unakoti district where over 130 people were detained including — 75 from CPI(M) and 55 from BJP.
Some political parties and social bodies had met Home Minister Amit Shah in December over the new citizenship law. Nearly a month later, they feel "cheated" as they haven't been called for a second round of talks.
Commissioned by the King in 1930, the royal summer resort was built by British company Martin and Burn in nine years. The red and white palace had been the crown jewel of Tripura’s 500-year-old Manikya dynasty rule and is a favourite among tourists for decades now.
Several demonstrations were held in different parts of Tripura, with students bodies and human rights workers in attendance.
The party, which has opposed CAA throughout, said it will continue its sit-in-demonstration indefinitely at Dukmali Bazaar in Khumulwng, headquarters of Tripura ADC, till the Centre takes a positive step on the subject.
INPT supremo Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl said he feels ‘cheated’ and ‘undermined’ by the central government’s reluctance in discussing their demand of exempting Tripura from CAA cover.
The narcotics haul came after a tip off about a drug sale underway across the Tripura-Bangladesh border, BSF Deputy Inspector General AK Yadav told reporters Friday. The search started at 9pm Thursday night and ended around 1.30am.
BJP Mahila Morcha state president Papia Dutta said the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti (TUJS) government, which ruled Tripura from 1988 till 1993, witnessed the highest incidents of crime against women.