In an FIR lodged at the local police station, the survivor said she was raped by a daily wager named Maman Hussein on her way back home from her brother's place.
"We feel that there is an obligation and moral responsibility to bring about peace and tranquility in the state since we have become one of your citizens as enshrined in the said historic agreement”, Mizoram Bru Displaced Peoples Forum (MBDPF) general secretary Bruno Msha wrote in the letter to Chief Minister Deb.
Gearing up for release on popular OTT platforms before the end of this year, the film was entirely shot in Tripura, another first for Bollywood.
While the Bru migrants have sought to convert three existing relief camps into resettlement villages, they have also requested to consider five alternate spots, including Phuldungsei village near Bethlingchhip peak on Jampui Hills.
Ajoy Debbarma, a leader of the sacked teachers' association, said two leaders from each of different 10,323 sacked teacher bodies would meet Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb after seven days.
During the strike, the agitating bodies served a seven-day deadline to the state government to reconsider its formula of resettling the Bru community, failing which further movement would be held.
The BJP, on the other hand, said Congress cadre had assaulted ruling party members ‘busy distributing fruit juice to people as part of an immunity-boosting drive’.
"Now the Assembly session has resumed but we were not allowed to speak again on assaults on opposition activists, lack of livelihood, food and severe economic crisis grappling Tripura. Democratic voices are throttled inside the House," said CPI(M) leader Manik Sarkar.
Santanu Bhowmik was killed on September 20, 2017 while covering a political protest.
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The journalist body has claimed at least 17 journalists were assaulted in last 30 months, and none of the perpetrators have been brought to justice.
Earlier on Friday, the High Court admitted a suo motu case, taking cognisance of media reports on alleged plight of COVID-19 patients and their relatives at hospitals and instructed the state government to submit affidavit on a number of queries.
A strict mask enforcement drive for two days, on September 18 and 19, will be held across state.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has maintained that his comments were meant to protect people from propaganda, conspiracies and boost their confidence
With a spike in COVID numbers in the state, the government has invested in setting up testing centers in the districts in order to reduce loads on AGMC's microbiology lab.
Chief Minister Biplab Deb had said a section of “over-excited” newspapers are trying to confuse people over COVID-19 and that he would “not forgive” such newspapers ever.
Different journalist bodies Sunday came together at Agartala under the umbrella of Tripura Assembly of Journalists, a media rights body, and said they "condemn these anti-democratic and unconstitutional comments from the Chief Minister."
Journalists across the state had expressed concern over the chief minister's tone in the address made at the inaugural ceremony of Tripura’s first ever Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Sabroom in South Tripura on Friday.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who also holds the health portfolio, is now touring district hospitals in a bid to limit the load on GBP.
The chief minister said that the SEZ is expected to generate nearly 5,000 jobs, while preliminary estimates suggest a scope of 12,000 skilled jobs.
The queries include total number of coronavirus cases, treatment centres with break-up of necessary infrastructure, medicines, availability of medical and paramedical workforce in Covid treatment centers.
Sarkar, former chief minister, also said poverty and the crisis of food and work have become larger threats to public life than Covid-19 in Tripura.
A complaint was registered with the local police station about a 50-year old sweeper for allegedly molesting two minor girls in the COVID care centre, police said. The survivors, both 17 years of age, are still under treatment at the centre.
The boat, carrying 200 sacks of cement, started from Munshiganj of Bangladesh and arrived at Sonamura in Tripura’s Sepahijala district.
Tripura Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath's idea involves ministers from the state cabinet packing their bags and staying at the state-run dedicated Covid-19 hospital -- Govinda Ballabh Panth (GBP) Hospital -- for a couple of days to keep watch.