21 - 02 - 2019

Student dies in road accident

Agartala, Dec 29,2018:28:  A 18 – year old  school student  died  in a road mishap at Champaknagar under Jirania police station Friday.The local villagers staged protest after the youth died and tried to  tipper  on fire. Finally, Jirania police intervened into the matter and normalized the situation.

According to police, KaranDebbarma (18), resident of Binaykobra Para under Radhapur police station, met the mishap while he was proceeding towards home from Champaknagar on his motorcycle.

Suddenly, a tripper (TR01-AC-1885) coming from opposite direction collided head-on with the motorcycle (TR01-D-9991) on the main road near Montfort market.

As a result, the bike rider sustained critical injuries and died on the spot. The death sparked strong resentment among the local people. The offending vehicle was set ablaze by the agitating mob. In the meantime, Jirania police reached the spot and controlled the situation.

Police already initiated probe in this regard and seized the  vechile.However, the driver managed to escape from the spot soon after the accident

3 SIs, 14 ASI transferred

Agartala, Dec 28, 2018 :  Addl. DGP ( law & order ) Rajiv Singh have ordered  transfer and posting of  3 Sub Inspectors ( SIs) and 14 Assistant Sub Inspectors ( ASI) with immediate effect. According to the  transfer order  Kirat Mohan Murasingh SI is transferred from Gomati to Unakoti, Arun Debbarma SI is transferred to West from Unakoti, Suvradip Chakraborty SI is transferred to Sepahijala from North.

Manoranjan Namasudra ASI from Unakoti transferred to West, Sati Mog ASI from Dhalai transferred to South, Kartik Biswas ASI from Dhalai transferred to West, Uttam Das ASI transferred to North from West, Sudhan Debbarma ASI is transferred to Unakoti from West, Jaharlal Debbarma from west transferred to Dhalai, Kishore Banik transferred to North from West,  Rup Sadhan  Jamatia  ASI is transferred to west from North, Biswajit  Bhowmik ASI is transferred to Dhalai from West,  Bappa Mitra ASI is transferred to Dhalai from West,  Sudharshan Das ASI is transferred to North from Gomati, Swapan Jamatia ASI is transferred to Gomati from North and Shebak Ch, Biswas ASI  is transferred to  South from Dhalai.        

R.K. Mathur appointed advisor to CM

Dec 28,2018: Radha Krishna Mathur – former chief secretary of state   has been appointed as advisor to Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. The appointment was approved by cabinet in meeting yesterday.  

 Mathur  a retried 1977 batch IAS  officer  was also secretary in union government.  He was also Chief Information Commissioner of India ( CIC).  Mathur served the state as chief secretary for three years after his appointment in 2003.

Earlier Vijay K. Chhibber a senior retired IAS officer was appointed advisor to chief minister. But recently he left the state reason unknown.  


Amit Shah arriving on Jan 5

Agartala, Dec 27, 2018: BJP national president Amit Shah  is arriving  here on January 5. Sources in state BJP said the national president will attend a meeting of ‘ Prishta Pramukhs’ and core committe meeting of state BJP. After the recent debacle in of BJP three Hindi heartland state’s, BJP national leadership is giving importance to NE states where there are 25 Lok Sabha seats.  Amit Shah target is to win at least 21 seats from NE including two from the state.       


Admin reshuffle: Dr. Ayyangar transferred to Tripura Bhawan, New Delhi

Agartala, Dec 27, 2018:Dr. GSG Ayyangar, additional chief secretary of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Tourism, Industries & Commerce is transferred and posted  as chief resident commissioner, Tripura Bhawan, New Delhi.

Kumar Alok, principal  secretary  of Home, G.A ( P&T)  is relieved from  the charge of Education ( Higher) Department. However he will hold the charge of tourism department in addition.

Lahila Darlong, principal secretary of  transport department  will also hold the charge of industries and commerce department in addition.

M L Dey, secretary  SC/ OBC/ Minorities welfare department   is given the charge of agriculture & farmers welfare department  in addition.  However he is relieved from OBC welfare and Minorities Welfare department.

Sahadev Das, secretary to Tripura Human Rights Commisison  with additional charge of Director  of Audit  will also hold the charges of OBC Welfare and Minorities departments.

Saumya Gupta, special resident commissioner, Tripura Bhawan, New Delhi  who is under order of transfer as secretary  will hold the charge  of Education department ( school and higher).

Md.Zubair Ali Hashmi MD of Agartala Smart City is transferred and posted as  additional secretary of rural development department.

Dr. Shailesh, Mission Director  of NHM and CEO of AMC will also hold the charge  of Mission Director of Agartala Smart City Ltd in addition.                                      


State gears up to celebrate X’mas

Agartala. Dec 24, 2018: With only few hours left before the beginning of Chirstmas  celebrations, preparations for the mega religious event are on full swing  across  the  state.Cathedrals, churches, commercial establishments and individual houses belonging to Christian community are seen being adorned with colorful illuminations, X-mass trees, balloons and candles.

All churches including state’s largest  St. Joseph  Church  in  Durjoynagar  is also seen decked up with lights, stars, bells, music and chimes.People in huge number are seen thronging markets for last minute  pre-Christmas shopping. Garment shops, flower shops, bakeries and special Christmas kiosks set up in the city are seen overcrowded with shoppers.

Meanwhile, elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure peaceful celebrations. State police  have disclosed that several  duty posts were being set up at places in and around  the state.Round the clock patrolling by police personnel on foot have also been pressed into service.Coordination committees have also been formed in all the eight district headquarters with the officials of the police, excise and narcotics departments.

Tripura governor Prof  Kaptan Singh Solanki and chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb  also greeted  the people of the state on the eve of Chirstmas    In  separate message’s both said that “ Lord Jesus Christ  spread the message of sacrifice, peace, love and compassion for the welfare of entire mankind. We should try to emulate Lord Christ’s teaching in our life and celebrate the day with love and harmony”