17 - 10 - 2018

Protest before CM residence

Agartala, July 5,2018 (TVN): Youths who passed police constable interview last year demanded appointment in home department. For bringing  the  issue to the notice of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb they sat in dharna  on Wednesday  morning before his official residence. SP West Ajit Pratap Singh reached with large contingent of police . The agitating youths was informed chief minister is in Delhi and told them to withdraw the dharna. But they did not with draw the dharna. So police removed the agitators and detained ten of them. Later all detained was produced in court.                 

Notably, over 1400 youths have passed police constable interview in mid  2017. But the previous government did not give them appointment. They met than chief minister Manik Sarkar, he assured them appointment. But after change of government the process stopped. The issue was brought to the notice present chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb earlier.

Job aspirants claimed that they gave interview one year back, so they do not fall in the new recruitment policy of new government. Some also claimed left their education in mid path for police constable interview and leading hard life.  

Balaram suspended from IPFT

Agartala, July 5,2018 (TVN): Senior IPFT leader Balaram Debbarma was suspended from party  today for anti party activities.  Suspended Balaram was organizing secretary of the party. In a press statement issued by IPFT assistant general secretary Mangal Debbarma stated after repeated complain of anti party activities the disciplinary committee of the party Balaram Debbarma  is suspended with immediate effect under article of no – 5 of party constitution from IPFT until further order                                                    


Lynching: ASI, TSR jawans suspended

Sabroom, July 4,2018 (TVN): On awake of lynching of tabla artist, IG ( law and order ) K V Srijeesh on Tuesday visited Manu and Sabroom police station but did not visit the place of occurrence in Kalacherra police outpost. However, the investigating officer Nakul Debbarma of the lynching case was summoned  in the headquarter of TSR 10 BN. There IG ( Law and Order) sort details about progress of investigation.

The of role of police and TSR have raised eyebrows to many how  the man was lynched in Kalacheera Bazaar on broad day light that also before TSR. The outpost is 100 mt far from the place of occurrence. Sources in police said a unit of fifteen TSR jawan was kept in outpost, whereas not a single came when the incident was happened.

Meanwhile police have geared up for nabbing all the miscreants. A case was registered under section 148,149,353,302,307 and 34 of IPC. After seeing the still and video footage police have identified 20 miscreants. Meanwhile ASI and two TSR jawan was temporary suspended for negligence of duties. SP of South Tripura, Jal Singh Meena was also present with IG.Notably, Sukanta Chakraborty was lynched in Kalacherra Bazaar on broad day light few days back.                

Police seize six cows

Churaibari, July 3,2018 (TVN): Smuggling of livestock’s are reported through secret routes to Bangladesh. Smugglers are using the hilly route of Patharkandi, Chandkhira, Tillabari, Churaibari, Hathikhera, and Kathaltali. Along with livestock’s smuggling of banned cough syrups, drugs are also carried. Acting on secret information OC of Patharkandi police station Dimbesar Thakuria raided Karampur village. Police had information that in the village some cows were kept smuggling it to Bangladesh at night. Police surrounded the village and after raid detained one smuggler and six mature cows. The market value of all cows would be around three lakhs the OC informed. The detained person was identified as Siffar Uddin (40) of Mendibari. He was produced in court and was sent to judicial custody. And the cows would be handed over to custom. Notably, livestock’s are brought from different parts of Uttar Pradesh in Barak valley different market. Their after making fake challan in small groups the livestock’s are smuggled to Bangladesh by using the secret route in North Tripura. Question is raised in spite of strong border vigil how livestock’s are getting smuggled.

65 vacant wards in Municipal Corporation, Municipal Councils, Nagar Panchayats

Agartala, June 27, 2018 (TVN): In last three months 65 elected representatives have resigned from various local bodies , Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council and Nagar Panchayat  stated  deputy chief minister Jishnu Dev Varma  in written reply to assembly. He was replying to queries  raised  by CPM MLA Sudhan Das.There are  310 wards  in six nagar panchayats, thirteen  municipal council and one corporation  and 65 wards are now vacant due to resignation, the minister informed in house.  

The opposition bench member  Sudhan  Das and   Tapan Chakraborty blamed the resignations on threats by the BJP and IPFT cadres. Das told the Assembly that after the BJP-IPFT alliance got a majority in the February Assembly polls, thousands of attacks was unleashed on Left leaders and members by the ruling parties, resulting in the resignations.

 "Chief Minister and other ministers are aware about some of the specific threats and intimidation to the elected representatives."Elected Chairman and members of some municipal council had to resign after the BJP and IPFT cadres threatened them." said Das.

He said that there was no state in India where elected representatives of local bodies were forced to resign after the political change over of governance.

Pay no heed to rumors: SP, Khowai

Khowai, June 28,2018 (TVN): Police super of Khowai district Krishendu Chakraborty  urged public no to pay any heed to rumors spread through social media. He was addressing a press meet today evening in his office. Referring to report of public detaining two person on suspicion of child trafficking in Hathkatha, SP said both person are Jio employee one from Assam and the other from Bishalghar. Both went to check the functioning Jio tower. Public after seeing two unkown person in locality chased them and both took shelter in SPO camp. They were later taken in custody by police and both are safe.