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.
Those arrested were identified as Fanijoy Tripura of Manikpur village in Dhalai district, Samprai Debbarma of Mandwi village of West Tripura and Kanti Marak of Khedacherra in North Tripura.
The IPFT, which is part of the ruling alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was floated in 2009 with the demand of ‘Tipraland’ – a separate state for tribals.
Out of them, 1,903 got an appointment on a regular scale in Tripura since his government was formed around two years back, Biplab said.
Saha said the soon-to-be sacked teachers will hold a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in January next year, demanding 'punishment for those responsible for their livelihood crisis'.
Claiming that the law and order has broken down in the BJP-ruled Tripura, Sarkar questioned the "tacit indulgence" of a section of police officers with the attackers.
He posted two video clips in his post, where people are seen running across a field. Those shooting the videos are heard surmising that they might be Rohingya refugees.
Tripura is among the first in the region to launch its RERA website. Assam’s RERA implementation is unclear while Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim still show RERA implementation status as ‘in progress’.
In the early 16th and 17 century, just decades after Vasco Da Gama’s fleet anchored off the port of Calicut on the Kerala coast, the Portuguese were very active along the Bengal coast too.
The party, named 'The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance' or TIPRA, aims to work towards protecting the rights of indigenous people of Tripura, Pradyot said in a social media post.
Barman's remark comes in contrast to CM Biplab Kumar Deb's claim made in September that crime on women has reduced significantly during his tenure, which began in March 2018.
The ruling BJP denied the allegation, and instead claimed its supporters were attacked by Communist party workers.