06 - 12 - 2019

Tripura CM to campaign in Bengal

Agartala, April 23.2019:  Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb will go election campaign in support of BJP candidates at West Bengal. His campaigning starts from April 25. According to the campaigning schedule send to state BJP unit by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi  stated that on April 25 he will address a series of rallies at Asansol, Bholpur and Durgapur. Next day Deb will address election rallies at Bishnupur, Bakhura and Arambag. BJP central leadership wants Biplab Kumar  Deb does hectic campaigning in West Bengal as he is the only Bengali chief minister among the BJP ruled states. Earlier also Deb held several rallies in West Bengal which received immense response in West Bengal. Meanwhile , Deb achieved a rare distinction of addressing  100 election rallies in the state.                    

School of Science celebrates 31st foundation day

Agartala, April 23,2019: School of Science, the premiere competitive  examination institution  of the state observed its 31st foundation day on Monday at  Rabindra Bhawan.School of Science, the premier institution of the state which offers coaching for civil service, police service, judicial service and all other competitive examinations and achieved extraordinary success  in last 31 years.

The programme was attended by present and former students of the   institution. Several speakers  who included Prof Saroj Choudhury , veteran journalist and editor of Syandan  Patrika Subal Kumar Dey, former Vice Chancellor of Tripura University Arunadoy Saha, Retired High Court Judge SC Das, former member of UPSC Manas Debbarman ,Editor of North East Colours Sanjib Deb, Executive Editor of Tripura Times Manas Pal, Editor of News Vanguard Sebak Bhattacharjee, Editor of News Headlines Pranab Sarkar and MD of Shyamsundar Jwellers Rupak Saha – were all praise for Abhijit Bhattacharjee  who single handedly ran and kept on producing thousands of highly successful candidates. In fact in the list of successful students of Bhattacharjee were right from rocket scientists to engineers, doctors and senior civil, police, forest service officers, teacher’s et al.

Earlier, Abhijit Bhattacharjee, principal of School of Science  gave details of the achievements of the institution over the last 31 years. A cultural programme was also held in connection with the School of Science anniversary celebration

Days before poll voters receives threat

Khowai, April 16,2019: Tension gripped among residence’s in the poll – bound  East Tripura’s Jambura village under Khowai police station after  receiving political threats in the form of hand written notes and  severed chicken heads today morning.

The notes threatened voters of dire consequences if they reached out to polling stations for casting votes in East Tripura (ST reserved) constituency in the elections that are scheduled for Thursday. The note reads, “If you go to vote on April 18, you will face the same fate”. A severed chicken head attached with the note indicates the readers would be killed by severing their heads.

The deployment of law enforcing agencies is sparse in   Khowai district. Central forces are noticed in town only, no central forces are noticed in rural areas.   Meanwhile Pradesh Congress brought the matter to the notice of Khowai  police super.    

L. Sailo, Mizo convention president is no more

Agartala, April 15,2019:The whole of Mizo community living in Tripura is mourning the death of  Lalramzauha Sailo, the incumbent President of Jampui Mizo Convention (MC), who breath his last in his Aizawl residence on Monday at 12.45 pm noon, after prolong battle with colon cancer. He was 73.

Sailo's mortal remain is being brought home to his ancestral home at Sabual Village, Jampui Hill, Tripura for last ceremony to be performed according to the Church's tradition on  April 16. The Mizos of Tripura will be gathering in huge numbers to pay their last tribute to this great leader of the Mizos in Tripura. 

Dr. Zairemthiama Pachuau, General Secretary of Mizo Convention summed  up the life of Sailo as "Our beloved President was a willful and dynamic man. He had the vision and ability to make things happen, for the benefit of the our community, the church, the general public, and his family. His passing on is an irreplaceable loss for our community. We can't comprehend how life without him would be in the future activities of the Mizo Convention". 

Sailo is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters and nine grandchildren. 


CPM candidate election rally attacked in Taidu,

Agartala April 6, 2019 : Tension runs high in Taidu market after a group of IPFT supporters allegedly backed by BJP attacked the rally of CPM candidate  for East Tripura parliamentary seat and incumbent Lok Sabha MP JitendraChoudhury yesterday morning at Taidu. Four CPM supporters were injured in the attack. The incident prompted Police to rush to the spot.

Apart from the attack, the IPFT supporters also dam-aged the vehicles of Chaudhury and others. CPM, however, filed a complaint against the IPFT miscreants and took up the incident with Election Commission seeking directives.

“It was around 11.30 AM.Choudhury accompanied by two former Ministers Naresh Jamatia and Ratan Bhowmik was addressing the party workers at Taidumarket. Suddenly, around15-16 people rushed to the spot. They were carrying bamboo sticks. They first attacked our party supporters and also ransacked the vehicles of CPM leaders that were parked nearby. When some of our party workers tried to resist them,they were also beaten”, said a CPM leader.

BSF injuries two colleagues, kills self

Dharmanagar, April 6, 2019: One BSF jawan belonging to 166 battalion   B D Rao died of bullet injury while two  other  BSF jawans  Anil Kumar  and Dhanraj Singh of 166 Bn sustained bullet injuries.

The incident took place at BSF HQ of Panisagar under North district tonight. PrimaFacie evidence suggests that killed jawan fired at two other jawans and later committed suicide by self shooting.

The jawans were in barrack when the incident happened around 7 pm yesterday. There were only three jawans when the incident happened and rest of them went to have dinner at mess. Senior officials of BSF have rushed to BSF camp.Details of the incidence yet to be ascertained.