29 - 01 - 2020

Senior journalist Jayanta Bhattacharjee bereaved

Agartala, Dec11, 2019:Senior journalist Jayanta Bhattacharjee working for the national news agency Press Trust of India (PTI),lost his mother yesterday morning. His mother Meera Bhattacharjee (80) was suffering from old age ailments. Late Meera Bhattacharjee is survived by three daughters and two sons including Jayanta Bhattacharjee. She was cremated in the Bat-tala crematorium.

The Tripura Journalist Union (TJU) and Agartala Press Club have conveyed condolences in statements to Jayanta Bhattacharjee and his larger family , expressing grief over the demise of the senior journalist's mother.


Parents’ Day Celebrations at Notre Dame Holy Cross High School, Moharpara.

Agartala, Dec 07.2019:Notre Dame Holy Cross High School, Moharpara, organized the annual Parents’ Day Celebration on Friday. The Theme: One Home, diverse faces. Deputy Chief Minister  Jishnu Dev Varman,  was the Chief Guest of the function.   In his address to the parents he reminded their role of educating their children with basic values. He appreciated the teachers and students for the wonderful program, he described that Holy Cross Moharpara is a Miracle for many more students to get quality education. Kalyani Roy the Chief Whip of Tripura State Legislative Assembly and MLA of Teliamura graced the occasion as a Special Guest. In her address she appreciated the immense contribution of Holy Cross School, Moharpara for the society.  She was impressed by the stage performance of the students and encouraged them to excel in their academics.  Bhaswar Bhattacharya , SDM, Teliamura ,  Santanu Bikash Das, BDO, Teliamura and Fr. Joe Paul, the Secretary of Holy Cross Educational Foundation graced the occasion as Guests of Honor.  The students from KG to Class X presented various cultural and innovative items on the occasion of parents’ day celebration.   Fr. Alfred D’Souza, the principal of the school welcomed the gathering and  Sr. Jeewan Lata, the Headmistress proposed the vote of thanks. 



Bank Manager murder : All four accused gets bail

Agartala December 06 ,2019 : All four accused in the sensational murder of the bank manager  Budhisatya Das  got bail from a local court even after submission of charge-sheet within record time of 90 days.

On November 3rd, the additional district and session court (West Tripura) bailed three accused Sumit Chowdhury, Sumit Banik and former police inspector Sukanta Biswas and on next day (November 4th), another prime accused Omar Sharif alias Sohaib also got the bail.

After the unexpected bail orders, the prosecution team will file a review petition challenging the bails for all four accused persons before High Court of Tripura, which was  ordered by additional district and session judge Govinda Das.

Giving details of the sudden acceptance of bail petition by the court, public prosecutor Biswajit Deb said that earlier, the investigating officer (IO) Suman Ulla Kazi submitted the charge-sheet with all scientific evidences in a record time under section 302,326, 341 and 34 of IPC against for arrested accused persons involved with the murder of bank manager Budhisatya Das on August 3 midnight after a boozing party in a city road.

Police also appealed for custodial trail to all four accused as all accused are from influential background and they can destroy the evidences or can pose a threat for all witnesses. Subsequently, the court also accepted the custodial trail prayer.

Deb said that on November 3rd court will framed the charges, but on the same day the IO had informed the court that the investigation team has seized a vehicle and collect some document based  evidences related to the case. Seeing fresh investigation process after submission of final charge-sheet, the court granted bail for all accused.

As per rules of law, after final submission of charge-sheet, fresh investigation appeal by IO always create creates doubts over the investigation and court on that principal had granted bail for all four accused persons. 


Samarendra Chandra Deb new BJP office secretary

Agartala December 06 ,2019 : The state BJP has appointed  Samarendra Chandra Deb as the new office secretary of the BJP Pradesh committee. Announcing this in a statement the state BJP general secretary Rajiv Bhattacharjee said that as per directive of the state president and chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb,  Samarendra Chandra Deb is taking over as office secretary of state BJP with immediate effect. Samarendra Deb is replacing Swapan Adhikari in the post following the latter's election to the post of Zilla Sabhadhipati, Gomati district. Adhikari will hand over charge to Sri Samarendra Chandra Deb with detailed list of assets and properties of the state BJP office.  

ML Dey takes charge as state election commissioner

Agartala, Dec 05, 2019:Retired IAS officer ML Dey, who was the secretary of Information and Cultural Affairs (ICA) today assumed charge as the state election commissioner, official sources confirmed. He is succeded by GK Rao, who earlier appointed as Chief Information Commissioner of the state.

The appointment is seen as important keeping in mind of the next year's TTAADC elections. The state government has appointed him as the new SEC keeping in mind of Dey's experience in handling election process. It may be noted that Dey had discharged his duty as the Addl CEO of the state for long time. 



Promises are made to be broken, thinks people of Dhanpur

Agartala, Nov 30, 2019: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb is scheduled to visit Dhanpur, in Sepahijala district on Sunday ( tomorrow) to inaugurate a new school building at Machimaa.

People of Dhanpur are happy to hear the visit of Chief Minister, but they have question to ask what about the promises made especially for Dhanpur before assembly election.

In one such promise was made onDecember 28, 2017 in a election rally held at Dhanpur. The rally was addressed by BJP leaders like – Sunil Deodhar, Himanta Biswa Sharma and present Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Himanta in his thunderous voice said, “ Tripura may agar BJP power aaia, main aap sabhee kaa vaada kar raha hoon, ministry baanay kay baadh eesh Dhanpur may eek college or aspataal ka shilaanyaas samaaroh hoga” ( If BJP comes to power in Tripura, within twenty days after formation of ministry, here in Dhanpur foundation stone of a college and hospital will be laid).

People of Tripura voted BJP to power removing 25 years of CPM government. Biplab Kumar Deb took oath as Chief Minister of Tripura on March 9,2018. As promised to people of Dhanpur by Himanta on March 20 foundation stone for college should have been laid.

Whereas more than 500 days passed but till date no foundation stone was laid in Dhanpur, claimed locals there.Several promises was made by BJP leaders before 2018 assembly election, most them till date remained unfulfilled, some might have been forgotten by their leaders what promises they made.