Tripura: Education minister’s personal guard commits suicide!

Tripura: Education minister’s personal guard commits suicide!

Agartala, MARCH 15 2017: A personal guard of Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty, committed suicide with his service gun in the official residence of a Tripura’s senior Minister on Wednesday. 52-year old Badul Sur, a police Havildar on duty shot himself in the mouth in the official residence of Chakraboty. The Minister was then present […]

When an ‘appeal’ becomes a ‘Fatwa’ by Mahmodul Hassan

When an ‘appeal’ becomes a ‘Fatwa’ by Mahmodul Hassan

Nahid Afreen is one of the most popular singers of Assam whose achievements are indeed appreciable. At the age of 16, her contribution to the society as a singer is wholly a triumph. For the first time, Nahid Afreen came into the limelight through the famous reality TV show Indian Idol for her wonderful performances. […]

Meghalaya: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma presents deficit Budget; levies taxes on liquor, tobacco

Meghalaya: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma presents deficit Budget; levies taxes on liquor, tobacco

SHILLONG, MARCH 15 2017: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today tabled a Rs 1236 crore deficit budget for the financial year 2017-18, in which he increased the tax slabs for transportation to raise additional revenue. The Chief Minister also announced merger of the plan and non-plan expenditure to rationalise its budgetary allocations with a focus […]

Congress removes Manipur legislator for joining BJP ministry

Congress removes Manipur legislator for joining BJP ministry

IMPHAL, March 15: The Congress in Manipur expelled newly-elected party legislator T. Shyamkumar for six years after he was sworn in as a cabinet minister during the day. Thounaojam Shyamkumar was elected from Andro seat on Congress ticket in the March assembly elections, but he shifted his allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party post-polls. Chief Minister-designate […]

After Manipur, can Tripura be the new BJP bastion?

After Manipur, can Tripura be the new BJP bastion?

AGARTALA: It seems that  the political parties have begun to beat drums in Tripura much ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled for next year. The results of the recently concluded Assembly elections in five states have established Bharatiya Janata Party dominance in three states – Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Goa. BJP has already formed its government in […]