Drauapdi Murmu

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President Murmu To Begin 3-Day Tripura, Assam Visit

President Droupadi Murmu will be on a three-day visit to Tripura and Assam beginning October 12, the Rashtrapati Bhavan confirmed. The president will inaugurate the Tripura State Judicial Academy and lay the foundation stone for the Tripura National Law University at Narsingarh in Agartala. Moreover, she will virtually inaugurate an MLA Hostel at the Capital Complex in Agartala and lay the foundation stones for various Tripura government… read-more

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 09:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: development projects, draupadi murmu, President of India, Foundation Stone, Tripura

Biplab Kumar

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Former Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb & BJP’s Gulam Ali Take Oath As Rajya Sabha MPs

Former Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb and BJP’s Gulam Ali have taken oath as the new MPs in Rajya Sabha on September 28. The oath was taken in the presence of Rajya Sabha Chairman and India’s Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. Furthermore. Biplab Kumar termed the northeastern states as “Asht Laxmi”, and said that he would follow up on the development works already begun by PM Modi.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: parliament, rajya sabha, Tripura, Gulam Ali, Biplab Kumar Deb

Courtesy: ANI

DA Allowance By Union Govt

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Central Govt Due To Revise DA, Hike Expected By 3-4 Percent

The Union Cabinet is due to announce its decision on the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the second half of the year 2022. After the recent revision and DA hike, the Union Cabinet is likely to increase the DA for all the central government employees and pensioners considering the increasing inflation rates and price hike of essential commodities. DA is likely to be hiked between 3 to 4%.

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 03:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DEARNESS ALLOWANCE, Government Employees, Union cabinet, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura

Courtesy: NDTV

Animal Slaughtering

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Tripura Animal Resource Development Imposes Ban On Animal Slaughtering

To prevent animal cruelty, Tripura's Animal Resource Development Department Secretary Dr DK Debnath issued a notice on July 9. As per the notice, on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha or Bakra Eid, no animal slaughtering will be allowed in rural, urban cities of Agartala, Tripura. Anyone found violating the law will attract punishment under the Prevention of Animal Cruelty Act 1960, and the Animal slaughtering prevention act.

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 10:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Animal Slaughtering, Animal Cruelty Act, Tripura, Dr DK Debnath, Agartala

Courtesy: ANI


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Tripura Govt Intends To Re-Enroll Students Who Dropped Out Due To Covid Pandemic

Tripura government has decided to readmit all students aged 6 to 14 who had to discontinue their education. The decision was taken after the education department performed a study that revealed 8,850 students in Grades 1 through 8 had dropped out due to closure of physical education classes because of Covid pandemic. As part of School Cholo Abhiyan, the department will embark on an inquiry to re-enroll all dropout children.  

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 08:31 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Tripura, Schools, children, school dropout, Government

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Mukesh Ambani, Tripura HC, SC

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SC Suspends Enforcement Of Tripura High Court Decision To Provide Protection To Ambanis

In a PIL contesting the provision of security coverage to tycoon Mukesh Ambani and his family in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on June 29 suspended the Tripura High Court's rulings. A vacation bench gave notice in response to the Centre's argument challenging the two high court decisions from May 31 and June 21. Further high court proceedings on the PIL would also be halted, according to Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 04:28 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court, Tripura, Security, High Court, Ambani

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Tripura Bypoll Vote Counting

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Counting Of Votes For Tripura's Assembly By-Election Begins

Counting has begun after bypolls were conducted in four assembly constituencies in Tripura, on June 23. An average of 78.58% voter turnout was recorded in all four constituencies- Agartala, Town Bordowali, Surma and Jubrajnagar. The counting of votes is carried out with right security. Reportedly, during the bypolls, a cop was stabbed political miscreants caused minor atrocities. 

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 09:44 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Tripura, Agartala, Bypoll, Vote Counting, Town Bordowali

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Tripura Violence: 6 MP Delegation Visits Election Commission To Submit Deputation

A six MP delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party visited the Election Commission of India to submit a deputation in connection to the case of violence in Tripura. It was alleged that the violence erupted due to "BJP-sponsored goons". Reportedly, two AITC workers were allegedly beaten up in the Surma assembly constituency ahead of the bypolls. Furthermore, it is alleged that the police were restricted from reaching the spot.

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 04:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Tripura, Tripura Violence, TMC, BJP, Election Commission

Courtesy: ANI

Oath Ceremony

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11 MLAs Swear In As Cabinet Ministers In Tripura

In Tripura's newly formed Manik Saha led government, eleven MLAs sworn in as cabinet ministers, on May 16. Out of the eleven, nine were BJP MLAs and 2 were from IPFT. Governor SN Arya administered the oath taking ceremony. Reportedly, the portfolios of the cabinet ministers will be announced later. Sushanta Chowdhury, shortly after taking oath, said the new cabinet ministers would "fulfill the dreams" of former CM Biplab Deb.

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 05:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Tripura, Agartala, Biplab Kumar Deb, Manik Saha, SN Arya

Rohingya refugees

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Twenty Four Rohingya Immigrants Held In Tripura

In Tripura's Unakoti district, the police detained 24 Rohingya immigrants, on May 3. As per sources, these refugees, including 10 children were on their way from Kumarghat to Kailashahar in three cars.  SP Kishore Debbbarma said,"On suspicion, all the suspected Rohingya immigrants were detained and taken to Kailashahar police station for interrogation." Notably, the immigrants with UN-issued refugee cards will be set free after interrogation… read-more

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 06:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rohingya, Immrigants, Tripura, UN Refugee Card, Police