"...Tripura is an example of giving shelter to the persecuted Hindu minority. But the time has come for the rest of the country to take the load and not Tripura," said Pradyot Kishore Debbarma.
BIMSTEC is an international organisation comprising of seven countries of South and Southeast Asia, working on multi-lateral free trade, connectivity development, counter-terrorism etc. to boost regional development and commerce.
While police said 15 picketers were detained in West Tripura district, state Youth Congress president Pujan Biswas claimed nearly 150 supporters were taken away by security personnel while agitating in support of the strike.
The Centre suspended ration supply to the six Bru camps on October 1 this year. The state has announced two time-bound resumptions since.
Taking potshots at Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who said in September this year that crimes against women have ‘drastically’ come down, the CPI (M) leader said National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) has put Tripura among the top states in India in terms of rapes and murders.
Examinations in government colleges had to be postponed, while train services and road transport were hit.
The Joint Movement against Citizenship Amendment Bill has demanded Tripura's complete exemption from the ambit of this legislation.
Tripura has 9.15 lakh PDS consumers, including 3.37 APL, 1.08 AAY and 4.7 PHH consumers. There are 1,810 fair price shops spread across eight districts of the state.
Srinathpur gram panchayat has 13 members. Within the new committee, four of five elected CPI(M) members joined hands with five elected BJP candidates.
"The move will not only boost tourism but will also transform economic situation of the region. Under the UDAN 4.0 scheme, MoCA is also providing additional Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of around 25% to the airlines," the statement added.
Asked if the changes incorporated in the Bill by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday is acceptable to them, the INPT leader said the changes were merely cosmetic and would not make any real changes for tribals.
As per the new provisions in CAB approved by the Union Cabinet today, states where Inner Line Permit (ILP) is applicable and areas under autonomous administration as per Sixth Schedule of the Constitution would be exempted.
The bandh was called last week by the Tipraland State Party.
“There is a high risk involved since the women don’t know these good samaritans. Interested youths for such help should be enlisted as volunteers with local police stations,” writer and woman rights activist Nandita Dutta said.
A statement from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on Sunday said people who were used to earning "commission" from the common people are now trying to frame "fake stories".
The Tipraland State Party (TSP) called for a bandh on December 2, demanding a separate state for tribals in Tripura comprising areas under the TTAADC.
Amarpur Sub-Divisional Police Officer Snehashish Deb told Indianexpress.com that Rajesh Bhattacharya from Agartala went to visit his relatives at Natunbazaar in Gomati district on Friday when the incident occurred.
The mega boat will be a 200-seater, and will not sway even in the strongest currents, said 70-year-old Dulan Sutradhar, the chief of the boat-making team.
The border guards recovered 1.73 lakh Yaba tablets approximately worth Rs 8.64 crores in 2018. The sudden jump in ‘pill’-smuggling also saw a dead drop in cannabis recovery.
The rally was meant to spread the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, Congress said. Police have denied the allegations of lathi-charge.
Ram Charan, Farah Khan and others attend Sania Mirza's sister Anam's wedding reception