24 - 04 - 2019

Manik Sarkar condoles death of Madhu Sengupta

Agartala, Feb 13,2019: Former chief minister Manik Sarkar has condoled the death of veteran CPM leader Madhu Sengupta. In a statement Sarkar said described him as a dedicated communist. “He devoted his entire life to the cause of the working class,”

The veteran CPM leader passed away Tuesday after prolong illness.Madhu Sengupta contested in 7-Ramnagar Assembly Constituency as a CPI(M) candidate  in 1998.


Biplab Deb kicks off BJP’s 'Mera parivar, Bhajapa parivar' campaign

Agartala, Feb 12, 2019: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president and chief minister Biplab Deb today flagged off the 'Mera Pariwar, Bhajpa Pariwar'(' My family, BJP family') campaign from his assembly constituency at Banamalipur.

 The campaign aims to plant the BJP flag at  homes of its workers and sympathisers across the state.Among other measures, the party has been reaching out to beneficiaries of different government schemes, like Jan Dhan bank accounts, the building of toilets, Mudra loans and LPG connection scheme, to mobilise people in its support.

BJP sources say the drive is a part of the party's mass mobilisation for the Lok Sabha election and may touch up to 20 crore people if a house has an average of four residents.

"The BJP had received over 17 crore votes in 2014. Now we have details of of 9.5 crore members in our record. There are 35 crore beneficiaries of Jan Dhan bank accounts, seven crore under Mudra and over six crore under Ujjwala scheme to give free LPG connection to the poor," a leader said.



Traffic constable suspended

Agartala, Feb 7,2019: Traffic constable, Prasenjit Datta is temporary suspended for alleged negligence of duty at civil secretariat. The suspension comes in awake of after forest minister Mewar Kumar convoy meet with accident at the main entrance of secretariat.   In the accident a motor bike collided with minister convoy. The minister  sustained minor injury but  the bike rider was seriously injured.  Later identified as Anoop Kaushik ( 41) a Assam Rifles personnel.  His condition his reported to be serious. Accoridng to eye witness the convoy of the minister was at high speed and the biker did not had helmet.    


8 TCS officers transferred

Agartala, Feb 5, 2019: In minor reshuffle eight TCS Grade - II officers were transferred.  A notification in this regard was issued yesterday GA ( Personnel & Training) department.

Dilip Kr. Debbarma transferred to DM’s office South Tripura as deputy collector from Agartala Municipal Corporation.

Subrata Banik , deputy collector  at DM’s office of Dhalai district  is transferred to Agartala Municipal Corporation.

Binoy Bhusan Das, deputy collector DM’s office, Dhalai district will also hold the  charge of  settlement officer, Dhalai district in addition.

Partha Das, deputy collector DM’s office , South Tripura  is transferred as addl. SDM, Khowai.

Pradip Kr. Debbarma, deputy collector, DM’s office South Tripura will also hold the charge of district welfare officer, South Tripura.

Abhijit Chakraborty , addl SDM, Sonamura  is transferred to tourism department as deputy director.

Asit Kr. Das , BDO Belbari, West Tripura  transferred as addl. SDM Sonamura.

Suresh Ch. Jamatia, deputy collector, SDM’s office Khowai  is transferred as BDO, Belbari, West Tripura.       

Woman crushed under truck

Agartala, Feb 3,2019: A woman was crushed to death under a 14 wheel truck Sunday morning. The incident happened at old motorstand under East Agartala police station. Police said the deceased identified as  Gouri Banik residing at Pratapgarh was going to IGM hospital for dialysis. On way she was crushed the 14 wheel loaded truck ( NL 01 L 5065). However the driver escaped after the incident. Police took the truck at police station.      

Attempted attack on Sahid Choudhury

Agartala, Feb 1, 2019:  Former minister Sahid Choudhury and executive member of TTAADC,  Parikshit Mura Singh   was reportedly  abused and attempt  made for physical attack.

 Sahid Choudury who is MLA from  Boxanagar assembly  constituency informed that   CPM today had organized  sit in demonstration at Kalikhala ADC village bazaar under Kathalia block. The demonstration was schedule for six hours.

While deputation was going on outside the  bazaar anti – CPM slogans were hard. Later they blocked all  exit point from the bazaar and threatened no one will be allowed to come out of the bazaar, the MLA said.

With police security CPM leaders and supporters  came out of the bazaar. While coming out the protestors abused Sahid Choudhury and other CPM leaders.  Some even tired to assault them and pelted stones at their vehicles. However all returned safely under security cover, he added.