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Summer camp review at North District

Dharmanagar, May 5,2019 : In the eight day summer camp heldat North Tripura district 23,682 students were identified as‘weak’ students among 40,129 students, said C. K. Jamatia,DM & Collector of North Tripura. Addressing a press meet here today Jamatia said there are 469 schools in the district where summer camp was held. In the eight days camp students weak in subjects – English, Bengali and Mathematics have been identified. Among 40,129 students 23,682 students were found ‘weak’ students in three subjects.

TET: High Court grants time to govt

Agartala, May 1,2019: A Division Bench of High Court of Tripura comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Arindam Lodh on Tuesday  granted four-week time to the government to file its reply on a plea related to recruitment of teachers’ through TET examination.

The Public Interest Litigation, filed by Kaushik Nath, sought directives to the state government to fill up the 12000 vacant posts of teachers through TET. The Division Bench, before whom the petition came up today, posted the matter after four weeks as the government pleader sought time to file its reply.

The petitioner’s counsel told the court that at least 12000posts of teachers are lying vacant with the school education department and no step has been taken on the part of state government to fill up the vacancy that hampered the smooth functioning of schools across the state. Moreover, TET qualified job aspirants have not been appointed yet. The next hearing into the case is pegged on May 29.

‘Conspirators’ will be dealt with iron fist: Tripura CM

Agartala,May 1,2019: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday  sent message to all the ‘conspirators’ who are relentlessly plotting to tarnish the image of the Government., Deb cautioned the “Black sheep” in the government along with whom CPM and Congress are trying ‘heart and soul’ to malign the image of Tripura government.

“Along with CPM and Congress, some people in the government are also involved in conspiracies hatched against the State government. Pity, conspiracy is not only against the government, they are conspiring against the people of Tripura and none of them will be spared”, Chief Minister warned.

The Chief Minister who was addressing a workers’ meeting at Matai community 30: hall also assured the workers that no route of inquiry or legal option would be left untried to book the conspirators. Referring to the recent rumor surfaced in social media regarding his family life, Deb said, “All of them who mongered rumors against me, my family and those who are protecting them will be tracked down at any cost”, he added.

“Who are these people?” he asked and added, these people are hell-bent to malign the government and the party. He termed their moves an attempt of “cowardice”. He also asked the people behind these activities to come forward and claim responsibility of their actions otherwise they would have to face the harsh future.“If you (the conspirators) have courage to accept your deeds, then come to the forefront. Say whatever you want to say openly- however, it signifies nothing if you don’t have the courage to take responsibility for what you had done or saying”, he said. Biplab Deb also added, along with being the Chief Minister, I am also the Pradesh (state) president of the party.

During LS Poll campaign, I single-handedly shouldered the responsibility campaigning for the party candidates. Without naming anyone, he said, “However, you observed some of the people, even beingin the party, did not participate in any party campaign, rather they were found to be busy in other stuff. All of them will also face the consequences”, he signed off. Among the others, BJP state General Secretary Pratima

Bhowmik, BJP South Tripura district president Bivisan Das,BJP MLA from Belonia Arun Bhowmik and local BJP leaderAsesh Baidya also spoke on the occasion

Repoll to held 131 polling stations at West Tripura LS seat

Agartala, May 1,2019:The Election Commission seems to have been preparing for conducting re-polls in some polling stations of West Tripura Lok Sabha constituency. As part of the preparations, the ECI in a letter to Ministry of Home Affairs sought deployment of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPFs) in Tripura. The letter did not mention anything about the prospective date of the repoll-it dwelt only on the preparatory security arrangements.

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti, however ,said that he didn’t receive any such official confirmation inthis regard so far.Nevertheless, the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered specialsecurity arrangements for re-polls in Tripura, which put the administration security apparatus as well as media into a tizzy this evening. According to the fax message, Election Commission of India (ECI) had requested to deploy CAPFs

in Tripura for conducting free and fair re-polls in 131 polling stations of West seat.The letter said: Election Commission of India (ECI) has requested to deploy CAPFs in Tripura to conduct free and fair repoll in 131 polling stations in 1-TripuraParliamentary

Constituency.“On the recommendations of ECI, deployment of 11 coys BSF is hereby ordered from Assam + 04 existing coys of CRPF (total 15 companies of CAPFs) for deployment inTripura with immediate effect and till completion of polls,”the letter said.

The fax letter signed by Mukesh Taterway Second-in-Command (G), Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, was sent to Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and DGP Tripura

today. According to the letter, as many as 131 polling stations The Election Commission seems to have been preparing for conducting re-polls in some polling stations of West Tripura Lok Sabha constituency.

Under trial flees from police station

Ambassa, Apr 29,2019: One under trial accused fled from Ambassa Police Station today morning. Local sources said, one Alendra Debbarma accused in a theft case pretended to go to toilet, but fled away by pushing away the sentry identified as Karmijoy Tripura. The accused hails from Jagnnathpur under Gandachhera. He was arrested on April 27 last and was in Police remand.

Person murdered in Legal Clinic

Kailashashar, April 29,2019: A person was murdered by sliting the throat in Legal Aid Clinic. The incident happened today at Yuvrajnagar under Irani police station. Police informed a  meeting was summoned by local  Legal Aid Clinic to settle a dispute between Mehamud Ali of Gaurnagar and Bhilal Mia of Yuvrajnagar.  Both are mason by profession  while working at Ambassa  both  had dispute on money sharing. The matter was brought to the notice of Legal Aid Clinic by Bhilal, who claimed  Mehamud  did not gave his share of money. The Legal Aid Clinic gave notice to both and told them to attend the meeting. Accordingly, both attended the meeting, after hearing the government PP Kamal Masod who was in charge of the clinic imposed a fine to Mehamud and told him to pay  Rs 5000 to Bhilal. In the meeting Mehamud refused to pay, all of sudden Bhilal attacked and slit the throat of Mehamud, who died in the spot. Police later arrived and nabbed the accused.