22 - 02 - 2018

Assembly Poll:Congress announces candidates

AGARTALA, Jan 27, 2018 (TVN):Congress  announced  its candidates for 56 assembly constituencies of the total 60- member Assembly.

The list of candidates of congress was announced in a press conference here at  Congress Bhawan on Saturday.

Pradesh Congress has decided to contest   in the ensuing assembly elections without any alliance with tribal based parties.

However there will be electoral alliance with remaining four seats with Trinamool Congress.  

The candidate names for remaining four seats including Karamcherre(ST), Santirbazar (ST), Kanchanpur (ST) and Suryamaninagar (general) to be finalized by AICC.

As per the candidate list of Congress including incumbent MLAs Gopal Chandra Roy and PCC president Birajit Sinha will contest from 9-Banamalipur and 53-Kailasahar assembly constituencies.

BJP forges alliance with IPFT

AGARTALA, Jan 25, 2017 (TVN):After  several meetings , BJP and IPFT have gone for electoral understanding for assembly election.    IPFT, a tribal based regional party will contest in nine seats out of twenty seats reserved for ST.

The  nine assembly constituencies which  IPFT will contest are  - Simna, Mandwai, Takarjala, Ampinagar, Manu Bazar, Raima Valley, RC Ghat, Asharambari and Kanchanpur.

Addressing a press meet after announcing the electoral understanding, Himanta Biswa Sarma, election in charge of Tripura said   the  understanding  with IPFT has been finalized on the ground that the BJP will look into socio-economic-cultural and linguistic problems of the indigenous people.

Both BJP and IPFT have decided to contest the Assembly election jointly and nine seats have been left for the NC Debbarma led party. The BJP will contest in the remaining 51 seats of the 60-member Assembly, said NEDA chairman Himanta.

He also informed IPFT has been included as member of NEDA ( North East Democratic Alliance) .

Netaji’s birth anniversary celebrated

AGARTALA, Jan 23, 2018 (TVN): The 121st birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was celebrated with enthusiasm across the state . School children took out processions and organised seminars on the contribution of Netaji in the freedom struggle.

The programme of  Netaji Subash Vidyaniketan was the main attraction. Like every year the school organized  a  colorful procession comprising more than 1500 students of the school from class three to class twelve

The students  depicted several themes   like - Azad Hind Fauz , traditional culture of tribal people, education for disabled students, forestation, Jhansi Queen Laxmi Bhai, Bengali marriage ceremony, Indian monks, Santhal dance, mutual brotherhood among Hindu and Muslims , traffic rules and incidents related to India's freedom struggle, traditional and ethnic dances of India etc.

The procession passed through various thoroughfares of capital city packed with huge crowds.

Complain to commission against TCS officer

AGARTALA,Jan 21 ,2018 (TVN): CPI(M) gave written complaint against TCS officer to election commission.

Unokati district DM office deputy collector Budhilyan Hranghkwl is posting in  a whtsapp group  name Triprasa forum  against chief minister Manik Sarkar, minister Sahid Choudhury and campaigning for BJP.  

The TCS officer is posting ethnic propaganda against Chakma communites also. CPI(M) after meeting deputy election commissioner Sudip Jain yesterday  gave in written to take action against Hranghkwl  

Cabinet meeting today

AGARTALA, Jan 16, 2018 ( TVN):   The state cabinet meeting will held today at 1.30 pm afternoon. In the meeting it is likely decided to give  2 percent DA to  state government  employees. 1 percent DA is pending and remaining 1 percent is  of January . The central government has not announced any DA.   


Debasish Basu appointed as addl. CEO

AGARTALA,Jan 12, 2018 (TVN): The state election department appointed another additional chief electoral officer.

Food and civil supplies director, Debasish Basu (nominated IAS) has been transferred as additional CEO.

Other two additional CEO are Debasish Modak and Tapas Roy.  

The opposition was demanding an appointment of IAS officer as additional CEO.