25 - 05 - 2018

Arindam Lodh Appointed Judge High Court Of Tripura

AGARTALA, May 04, 2018 (TVN): Senior advocate  Arindam Lodh has been appointed as judge of high court of Tripura. The Supreme Court collegium, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices J. Chelameswar and Ranjan Gogoi, has cleared the names of  Lodh  as judge on Thursday. Governor Tathagata Roy will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Judge at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan here on Monday, according to official sources.

Arindam Lodh, is son of senior advocate late Apanghsu  Lodh joined the profession in 1988. In 2004 he was appointed  central government counsel  railways advocate in charge of Tripura and assistant  solicitor general of India for Tripura. Besides he is senior panel counselor,  government of India standing counsel NFR for Tripura and  has experience of all types of cases.

Meanwhile the  collegium deferred the consideration of the proposal to elevate Data Mohan Jamatia, a judicial officer, as judge of the Tripura high court, as further inputs relating to him are awaited.     

 

Fuel crisis, normalcy to return on Friday evening: IOC

AGARTALA, May 4,2018 (TVN):The state again experiencing fuel crisis. The  reason for crisis was  cease of work by workers  in the main oil depot of north east at Guwahati. Sources in IOC  said due to cease of work the entire north east is experiencing fuel crisis.

The  only oil depot of the state  in Dharmanagar ran dry due to non arrival of petrol tankers,  affecting all oil filling pumps across the state. From Wednesday after noon  the crisis started. Long queue of bikers waiting for several hours for their turn to fill petrol were noticed outside the filling stations in Agartala while most of the filling stations did not have fuel.However IOC  is hopeful  that the  crisis will end  by Friday evening.

The contractual employees of IOC under the banner of Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union on Thursday stopped work demanding minimum wages.To resume the work IOC had serious of meeting with the agitating workers. But IOC failed.

Later Kamrup district administration interfered and from Sunday  the agitiating workers resumed their work.  Meanwhile, petrol  comes by tankers in Dharmanagar depot, though there is facility to bring petrol by rail wagon. Only diesel and kerosene comes by wagon. So there is no  crisis of diesel in the state.

 

 

Major Reshuffle In Civil Admin: DMs of seven district changed

AGARTALA, April 02,2018 (TVN): In a major reshuffle   DM & Collector of seven district  was transferred, department of several IAS and TCS was reshuffled.

Dr. Mahatme Sandeep has been  posted as  DM & Collector of West Tripura. He was  DM & Collector of Khowai district.

Dr. Milind Ramteke, incumbent DM & Collector  of West Tripura  is  transferred and posted as  director of urban development / additional secretary to CM.

Raval Hamendra Kumar DM & Collector of Gomati District is transferred and posted as DM & Collector of North Tripura District.

Saradindu Choudhury, incumbent DM & Collector of North Tripura district is transferred and posted as additional secretary , home department.

T K Deb nath, jont secretary RD department   is transferred and posted as DM & Collector of Gomati District.

Dingliana Darlong, director of social welfare & social education is transferred and posted as  DM & Collector of Unakoti district.

Dr. Rathod Sandeep, incumbent  DM & Collector of Unakoti district is transferred and posted as  director, industries & commerce.

Debapriya Bardhan, IG prison & director of IT is transferred and posted as DM & Collector of South Tripura.

 CK Jamatia incumbent DM & Collector of South Tripura district is transferred and posted as  director, tribal welfare department.

Rabindra Reang, director of tribal welfare department is transferred and posted as DM & Collector of Khowai District.

 Smt. Brahmneet Kaur, commissioner of Taxes & Excise is transferred and posted as  DM & Collector of  Sepahijala District.

P K Chakravarty, incumbent DM & Collector of Sepahijala is transferred and posted as additional secretary of RD, secretariat and director of SW/ SE.

 U. Venkataswaralu, principal secretary  of agriculture & co- operation department  will also hold the charge of animal resource development department.

Sushil Kumar, principal secretary  of education department  will also hold the charge of  information  & cultural affairs department.

 Kumar Alok, principal secretary home department  and general administration ( confidential & cabinet) will also hold the additional charge of general administration ( personnel & training).

K. Nagaraj, IPS, director general  SIPARD is transferred and posted as DG of Prisons.

Sriram Taranikanti, CEO, principal secretary of transport department will also hold the additional charge of director of SIPARD.

Shantanu, secretary of PWD & labour department is relieved from the chare of GA ( P& T).

Alind Rastogi, IFS, secetary of sicence , technology & environment department will also hold the charge of tourism department.

Manik Lal Dey, IAS, secretary, is relieved from the charge of ARD, ICA and tourism department. He will hold the charge of SC and minorities  welfare department.

L. Darlong , secretary  of tribal welfare department is relieved from  SC welfare department.

V.G. Jenner,IFS is transferred and posted as MD of Tripura Jute Mills Limited and Tripura Small Industries corporation limited.

Smt. Viswashree, IAS is transferred and posted as director of ICA from SDM  of Santirbazaar.

Nagesh Kumar, IAS is transferred and posted  as  commissioner of sales tax & excise from SDM of Karbook.

Govekar Mayur Ratilal, IAS is transferred and  posted as director of tourism department   from SDM of  Gandachara.

Biswajit Paul, TCS joint secretary GA ( AR) is transferred and posted as SDM of Karbook.

Lalfaktlinga  Hrangchal, TCS deputy collector of Unakoti district DM office is transferred and posted as  SDM  of Gandachara.

Animesh Debbarma, TCS  senior deputy magistrate DM’s office   is transferred and posted SDM of Santirbazaar.

Mukitpada Paul, TCS deputy labour commission is relieved from the post of MD, TSIC.

Balin Debbarma IAS ( retd), director of employment & manpower planning will hold the additional charge of CEO of TTAADC, Khumulwng.  

Amit Shukla, IFS additional secretary  transport department  will hold the charge of director of elementary education and is relieved from the charge of director of tourism.

N. Darlong, IAS is transferred and posted as special secretary in fianance department from CEO of TTAADC.

Apurba Roy, IAS is relived from home department as additional secretary but will remain as director of planning & coordination.              

 Santanu Debbarma, TSC is transferred as additional secretary of urban development department from MD of Tripura jute mills.

AK Bhattacherjee, TC S is transferred as additional secretary of transport department from director of urban development department.

Smt. Kuntal Das TCS is transferred  as OSD of SIPARD from director of elementary education department .

Salil Das will act as director in charge of IT.   

                  

JICA says its project successfully implemented in Tripura

AGARTALA, April 26, 2018 (TVN) : The Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) said Tripura Forest Environmental Improvement and Poverty Alleviation Project (TFEIPA) has been successfully implemented in Tripura.
In a press release, Toru Uemachi, the Senior Representative of JICA has said Tripura Forest Environmental Improvement and Poverty Alleviation (TFEIPA) has been successfully implemented in Tripura and loan agreement of project completed on July 2017.
The JICA also clarified, “JICA only provides financial assistance to projects requested by the Government of India. It has no office and official in Tripura”.
JICA authority also refuted the news item-“JICA Former Officials Caught Removing Files On Sunday Night” appeared in this website on Monday, April 23, 2018. “This article incorrectly facilitates the interpretation that JICA employees are responsible for the incident. The officials who were reported to be involved are not JICA officials. In fact, JICA doesn’t have its office in Tripura. We feel that this article is unjustly harming our institution’s name and reputation. There is no involvement of JICA or its employees in this incident”, it said.

Notorious Thief Detained: Mobile Sets, Bullets, Magazine and Cash Recovered

AGARTALA, April 30,2018 (TVN): West Agartala police station has resolved  the  theft incident in CJM police court store room. A notorious thief  was  also detained by police.

Eleven mobile sets, one magazine 73 round live bullets and Rs 5100 cash was recovered from the detained person. Police also got name of two other notorious thief involved with the incident. Both are absconding.

The detained person was identified as Raju Das ( 22) living in South Joy Nagar under Amtali police station. He will be produced in court today. A case ( no 85/2018)  was registered under section 380 and 457 of IPC.

The incident of theft in court  store room where vital documents including arms and ammunitions are kept was criticized by several quarters. West Agartala police station OC Subrata Chakraborty within 48 hours achieved success.

OC said on Thursday night gang of thieves broke the rear window of the store room and entered inside. They broke open the alimrah’s and took away the mobile sets, bullets and cash.The incident came to notice on Friday when court opened. Case was registered by police and started investigation

Gang Rape: One Arrested

BISHALGHAR, April 30, 2018 (TVN): Police have arrested  one person  from  Jangalia accused of gang rape  of house wife on 27 April. The nabbed accused  Haridas Debnath ( 33) will be produced in court today.

After preliminary  investigation police found out the name and address of remaining four accused involved with the rape incident. But for maintaining secrecy of the investigation police is not disclosing the names. But all are drivers of tripper and dozers police hinted.

Meanwhile the court directed police  to take the victim in Bishalghar central jail for indentifying the accused.   Police is trying to nab the remaining accused.   District SP yesterday went to the place where the incident happened along with the nabbed accused Haridas Debnath..