24 - 04 - 2019

589 incidents of political violence last year

Agartala, Feb 25,2019:  In last year, the state witnessed  highest number of political violence’s and  highest number of cases was registered in various  police station  compared to previous  two years.  

This was stated in assembly today by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb who holds the home department portfolio while replying to question raised by treasury bench member Sushanta Choudhury  during question hour.

Deb stated that in  2018 the number of incidents  political violence was 589 and case registered in different police station was 528. In 2017 and 2016 the number of political violence’s was 242 and 40. Case registered in various police station was 270 and 49.

Chief Minister stated the number of charge sheet in last year was highest compared to previous two years. In 2018 number of charge sheet was   279 , whereas previous two years it 216 and 38.    


27,289 Govt posts lying vacant

Agartala, Feb 25: A total of 27,289 post lying vacant in various departments of the state department informed Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in response to a question raised by opposition MLA Sahid Choudhuri in assembly today.   

Chief Minister who is holding the portfolio of General Administration ( P & T) stated that for feeling the vacant posts government already took initiatives through direct recruitments. Whereas initiative for  promotional post could not be taken due stay order of Supreme Court.

Replying to another question raised by treasury bench member Ratan Chakraborty who wanted to know if function of administration is affected due to the stay order.

Chief Minister informed that due to stay order promotion in various posts could not be done and affecting the function of administration to some extent. The promotion posts have been stopped since  March,2017.

 In another reply, Chief Minister informed  at present there are 49 IAS officers, 48 IPS officers, 46 IFS officers, 194 TPS officers and 304 TCS officers.

Among them 17 are nominated IAS and IPS officers, 12 nominated IFS officers, 80 are nominated TPS officers and 114 TCS officers. At present there are 103 TCS and 34 TPS post lying vacant.                                         

Low key programme irks Kalyani

Teliamura, Feb 23,2019: The service of sub divisional hospital at Teliamura is same as it was during the time of left regime. BJP – IPFT government   will complete one year but the hospital here could not come out of the cocoon of left regime.  Due to lacklustre approach on everything by head of the hospital, people are suffering.  One such incident today had angered local MLA and chief whip Kalyani Ray.

The state government today took a historic step towards  providing quality education to common masses. Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman today inaugurated free 60 pathological tests in six district and 12 sub divisional hospitals.  

Accordingly, the free test was also inaugurated at Teliamura sub divisional hospital. But no programme was held just for namesake. SDMO in charge Ajit Debbarma did not find necessary for wide publicity of such a historic  programme. Even media was not invited.

CMO of Khowai, Nirmal Sarkar invited local MLA Kalyani Roy through whtsapp. In the programme today she expressed her displeasure the way she was invited. She also got angry seeing no public  and media person at the inaugural programme. The chief whip got so much agitated that she informed the whole incident to health minister Sudip Roy Barman over telephone.


Fearing departmental action SDMO Ajit Debbarma went for seven days leave. Its mentionable here that after Debbarma joined the hospital service provided deteriorated day by day. Due to unknown reason no action was taken against the SDMO in spite the higher authorities aware about negligence of duties.                                                  



New born baby abandoned under culvert

Gandacherra,Feb 23,2019: A newborn baby has been found abandoned under the culvert , near Chowkidar Para ADC village of Gandacherra sub divison today morning .  The sound of baby  crying  was heard by people who were doing morning walk. On looking around they found a new born baby wrapped with cloth under the culvert. Locals informed Gandhacherra police station, police took the baby and admitted at local hospital. Medical officer  of the hospital, Mirza Debbarma informed  the baby is healthy and weighs 2.6 kg.

Six BDO transferred

Agartala, Feb 20, 2019: The state government has transferred six block development officer ( BDO).A notification of transfer order   was issued today  by  General Administration ( P& T) department.  

Esther Jongte  BDO Kadamtala, North Tripura  is transferred  as BDO Kalyanpur, Khowai District.

Kamal Debbarma, BDO Kalyanpur, Khowai district  is transferred as BDO Kadamtala

Richard J Lalnunkima, BDO Pecharthal, North Tripura is transferrd as BDO Amarpur, Gomati district.

Shyamjoy Jamatia .BDO Amarpur  is transferred as BDO Peharthal .

Bipul Das, BDO Dasda is  transferred  as Deputy Collector & Magistrate, Dukli West Tripura.

Saikat Saha, deputy collector & magistrate is transferred as BDO of Dasda, North Tripura.      




Authority shuts down SFI book stall

Agartala, Feb 19,2019: SFI book stall in 37th Agartala Book Fair has been forcefully shut down claimed SFI state unit. The stall was shut down after verbal order from managing committee of Book Fair.

According to SFI on Monday when they went to open the stall around 50 – 60 ABVP supporters surrounded the book stall 27 which is of SFI. When they went to open the stall supporters obstructed opening the stall.When the matter was drawn to notice of ICA director  he told to close down the stall, claimed SFI leaders.

 SFI leaders also accused that after getting permission to open stall in book fair, they were under construct pressure. On Sunday night there stall was also vandalized and books were found scattered on ground.