The ADC polls were supposed to be held by May 17 last year. However, the elections were postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic and charge of the tribal council was handed over to Governor RK Bais for the time being.
The police booked them under Section 120 (b), section 153 (a), 295 section (a), 504 and section 505 (II) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Mohanpur Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kamal Bikash Majumder said the situation is under control in the area where a group of hooligans attacked the SDM office yesterday, allegedly targeting Pradyot Kishore, who was inside the premised at the time.
Chief Minister Deb was actively campaigning for the ongoing ADC polls during the last few weeks.
Tripura ADC polls were mainly contested between CPI(M), the BJP-Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) combine and Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA).
The Assembly of Journalists (TAJ), a forum for protection of media rights, alleged that over 20 scribes were attacked in the state since Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's controversial comment on the media during a programme last year in September.
Dr Anindita Bhowmik, a serving physiotherapist at the medical college, commented on the procedure adopted for outsourcing CT Scan services in a Facebook post on March 24, claiming the process involved corruption.
According to reports, one of the girls is under treatment at a hospital in Agartala.
The order came after the Superintendent of Police said "rowdy elements are likely to roam in Agartala and other areas under the district leading to law-and-order problems".
According to the police, the road mishap happened on Nutanbazar-Amarpur road on Friday evening when the vehicle of the BJP activists overturned.
After joining NLFT in 2018, Babu got his training along with other northeastern militants at Tagga, general headquarters of NSCN in Myanmar and returned to Bangladesh based NLFT camp last July through Aizawl in Mizoram, the police informed.
Following the incident, the journalist, identified as Bikash Das, has been accused of molestation.
MLA Hrangkhawl said though ganja is known to have medicinal properties, it doesn’t provide sufficient benefit to the growers due to its illegal tag.
When BSF jawans attempted to intervene, the smugglers pelted stones at them. And a jawan in the patrolling party came under attack from cattle smugglers on the Indian side, the statement read.
Jishnu Debbarma said the government will try to meet the budget deficit through better tax compliance austerity, transparency and simplification.
After hearing arguments from both sides, the high court observed, “No warrant of arrest issued by any court against the petitioner is pending and the petitioner is being represented by his engaged counsel.
The accused elderly was produced before a court, which was yet to pronounce its verdict till the filing of this report.
Reacting to Sarkar's demand of withdrawing the job notification where private firms are responsible for recruitment, Nath said the outsourcing provision was part of a law enacted during the erstwhile Left Front regime in 2011.
The move comes after several representations were received from various political parties and other organisations of the state requesting the Commission to change the date of poll considering the “local importance” of Easter Sunday.
The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) was assigned the project and the bridge came up at a cost of Rs 133 crores.
Just two days back, the IPFT, in a surprise move, chose to keep away from a proposed joint rally with Tipraha Indigenous Peoples Regional Alliance (TIPRA), the font helmed by Debbarma, leaving him teary-eyed on stage.
The Left Front is the first to announce their candidate list this year, keeping up their tradition from previous elections, sharing the seats among Left allies with 25 for the CPIM, and one seat each for Forward Bloc, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and CPI.
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.