30 - 11 - 2020

Clash breaks out between BJP & IPFT in Taidu, 3 injured

 August 15, 2020: A bloody clash  broke out in Taidu market on Saturday afternoon between workers and supporters of ruling allies  BJP and IPFT. The clash broke  over the formation of the bazaar committee, which was scheduled to come off today and supporters of both the parties had gathered from morning.

But since the BJP had most of the supporters the committee announced after meeting showed a majority of BJP supporters . The announcement however evoked an angry reaction from the IPFT supporters present in strength in the market . As the announcement was protested vociferously, clashes started between the supporters of BJP and IPFT.

Apart from the face-to-face clashes , a large number of IPFT supporters who had come armed with bows and arrows started shooting arrows at the BJP supporters. Altogether three BJP supporters sustained serious injuries and had to be sent to hospital.

As the clash showed signs of escalating the police and TSR force present in the market started and lathi-charge and then had to resort to firing tear gas shells to quell the trouble . After being reported about the happenings , SP (Gomati) Lucky Chauhan, SDPO Tuhitun Tripura and additional SP Sudip Kumar Paul rushed to the spot and tackled the situation . An uneasy lull has been reported from Taidu area under Amarpur subdivision even though the situation has been described by police sources here as 'tense but under control'. 



Six cops to receive medals for meritorious service

Agartala, Aug 14,2020: Six police and TSR personnel from Tripura have been selected for 'Police Medal for Meritorious Service' on the occasion of the 74th  independence day tomorrow. The selected police and TSR personnel are : 1) Arun Lal Das, assistant commandant Agartala, 2) Sima Biswas , inspector Agartala, 3) Rakhal Chandra Nath, Subedar, Sipahijala, 4)  Gyan Prakash Toppo, Naib Subedar Kanchanpur, 5) Pradip Kumar Aditya, head constable, AD Nagar , Agartala, 6) Ganesh Chandra Majumder, Havildar , Sipahijala .

None has been conferred the awards of police medal for gallantry or presidents police medal for distinguished service. Police and state paramilitary personnel from altogether 26 states have been awarded this year. Among the states Maharashtra tops the list with altogether 58  medals including 14 for police gallantry medals while the state of Jharkhand has won 12 gallantry medals and Assam has also won 5 gallantry medals.

Rising Artist Pranab Kr Nath Hopes to Become a Household Name

Agartala, Aug 11,2020:The name Pranab Kr Nath is now immensely viral on social media in the area of video making and acting.

Pranab Kr Nath is now a very popular Bengali video creator and actor (Artist) from Tripura . Now a days He is considered as one of the most renowned regional video makers in Northeastern India ; Many of his videos have already reached millions of people through social medias. And with time more and more viewers are  getting attracted worldwide, through Facebook. In Bangladesh also his videos are popular remarkably. A good number of fan followers are there in Bangladesh. They all eagerly wait for his new video.

Right now he has  60k followers in Facebook and astonishingly he has achieved it only within 2 months. He is a man of ox and working hard to satisfy the demand of his followers. This sincerity and dedication is making him popular day by day.

 Nath is very dedicated to his work and He loves his job more than anything.

This is how success follows hard work. It is always his intention to address different social sissies through his videos. Currently, he is working sincerely for short videos. There are plans to bring something bigger in the future. It is said whose desire is big his success is big.

People of West Bengal  &neighbouring country Bangladesh are also appreciating his activities and always   encourage him for upcoming work.


Retired teacher rapes student, arrested

Agartala, Aug 11,2020:  Assuring  good  results in board exam,  a 68 – year- old retired government  school teacher repeatedly raped a girl student. On Friday, police have arrested Ajit Deb, the retired teacher.

After serving for long time in Kalyanpur higher secondary school, Ajit Deb started English private tuition in his residence at Gongraicharra under Kalyanpur police station. He had 7 – 8 students, among them one girl student secured 85 percent marks in Madhyamik board exam this year. Its alleged that the accused teacher used to rape her.

Its reported that , the accused teacher did not stop here. He laid and tried to influence another girl.On August 6th, he called a class 12 girl student  on mobile and  expressed his desire of having some immoral act with her.  The girl was courageous enough and recorded the entire call.  It was heard the teacher  saying that he is having good connection with TBSE ( Tripura Board of Secondary Education), if she agrees than he can make her secure good marks in board exam.

The accused teacher also mentioned everything what he had done with the earlier girl and due to him, she managed to secure  good marks in board exam. The entire call got viral in social media. When, father of the victim came to know about the incident  on Monday filed a case at Kalyanpur police station. Police have arrested the accused and sent him to judicial custody till August 20.                              


Miscreants attempt to slam 3 – month old – baby

Agartala, Aug 11,2020:A three – month – old baby was attempted to slam on ground by miscreants. The bizarre incident happened at West Muhuripur area, under Baikhora police station Tripura’s South District.   

According to information, few days back 8 years old daughter of Kankan Das, a construction worker shared a post in Facebook by mistake. This has angered Mandal president of Rishamukh, Ashish Baidya and on August 9 a case was registered against Kankan Das in Baikhora police station.

On Sunday  night, some miscreants  attacked the house of Kankan Das. But he along with his father   managed to escape. Unable to find them in house, the miscreants vandalized the house and belongings. They even did not spare the  8 – year – old  daughter of Kankan Das. They also snatched the 3 month  old baby boy from mother and attempted to slam on ground. Tripti Das, the grandmother begged the miscreants to have mercy on them.  The barbaric  incident of “ outsiders”  caused resentment among the locals of Mahuripur.

 On  Monday,  Tripti Das filed a case in Baikhora police station naming  - Sailesh Sarkar, Sanjoy Sarkar, Anoopam Nag, Sujit Patwari, Ashish Sarkar and Mana Datta. Police started investigating the  case however there is no report of any arrest.                  


Air Asia stops operating from Agartala

Agartala, July 8,2020: Air Asia stopped operating flight service from Agartala.The service started on October 20 last year. The state government yet to issue any statement in this  regard, even though the government  is aware about stopping  of service, sources here in airport  informed.

Barely after nine months after inauguration, Air Asia stopped its operation from June 5 and from Friday it was  made official. Due to this  36 employee lost their job. Its mentionable here that on October 20, the flight service was inaugurated by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in presence of both Lok Sabha MP, transport minister and local MLA by waving flags.

Now when the service  stopped, there is no statement from the state government. Sources in airport  informed letter was written to Ministry of civil aviation but no positive response came from the central ministry.

In 2018 Spice Jet and 2012 Jet airways too  had withdrawn from Tripura..The probable reason for airlines major shunning the state is lack of profit despite providing concessions. Indigo and Air India are two other airliners which are operating in Tripura. Indigo runs direct flights between Agartala and places such as Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Imphal, and Bangalore.