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.
Over twenty states, including Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam and others, already announced free vaccinations from May 1 for those in the 18-44 age group.
In the order made available today, the court has also asked the government to clarify the scientific model it is following to reach a reasonable accuracy in predicting peak number of COVID cases per day.
Speaking to indianexpress.com, a senior official from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said: “The CM has ordered to form an enquiry committee headed by the district superintendent of police. It has to submit its report within the next 48 hours.”
Law minister Ratan Lal Nath denied the role of BJP workers in the incident. Nath who is a senior BJP leader said the miscreants could be former CPM supporters who have turned against Sarakar and team now.
Meanwhile, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb Saturday said the state has sufficient oxygen available for the treatment of patients.
This unification shows solidarity among the tribal community, a sharp turn from divided communities based on political ideologies, Pradyot Kishore claimed.
The Tripura High Court Wednesday said it was imperative to shift the DM out of Agartala to enable an impartial inquiry in the case.
He also criticised Banerjee for raising questions over the Nandigram verdict. “If she thinks her defeat is a conspiracy, then there has to be some conspiracy behind every victory in all elections,” Deb said.
A division bench comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice SG Chattopadhyay on Monday passed the directions after hearing a petition filed by a priest who was called to solemnise the marriage.
The official claimed his actions were meant to maintain law and order and prevent spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but later apologised only to take a U-turn a few days later.
From Tuesday, the new night curfew timing will be enforced between 6 pm and 5 am every day. Currently, restrictions are in place from 10 pm to 5 am.
Apart from increasing transport fares, the government will also introduce bus services covering smaller routes in hilly areas.
While the third phase of vaccination from May 1 would make everyone above 18 years eligible to take the jab, CM Biplab Kumar Deb urged to ensure priority to elderly citizens and healthcare workers above 45 years as the state needs to have adequate vaccines in stock.
Police suspects they jumped off the backside wall of the centre as the front gate had security.
The notification says that all kinds of job-related examinations, including written tests by the Joint Recruitment Board of Manpower and Employment Department, have been postponed.
The resettlement was held as part of the quadripartite agreement signed between the Centre, Tripura and Mizoram governments and the Bru leaders in January last year to provide over 32,000 Brus permanent resettlement in Tripura.
Nine elected members from the BJP boycotted the swearing-in ceremony in protest to the purported post-poll violence by TIPRA Motha.
Among 28 elected seats of the state's tribal council, TIPRA Motha got 18 seats and the BJP got 9 leaving one for an independent.
The police released a statement saying that the two militants were identified as Uttam Kishore Jamatia and Joseph Jamatia.
Niti Deb also tweeted about the highly infectious new Covid strain and how it impacts the body. However, she did not state whether she was infected with the new strain.
Speaking to reporters over phone, Deb, who is undergoing treatment for Covid-19, said he has directed the civil administration to decide the amount of the damage caused to people's properties and provide them compensation.
The swearing-in would mark the beginning of a new term after the long-delayed tribal council election saw TIPRA bag 18 of the 28 seats, dealing a massive blow to the ruling BJP-IPFT alliance and routing the CPI(M).
The police stated that items recovered in the raid were involved in Hawala transactions.
In a letter to Director General of Police VS Yadav, the BJP has sought security alleging that their supporters were attacked, their residences, business establishments and party offices ransacked, soon after results were announced for Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) polls on Saturday.