Tripura: IPFT female candidates allegedly forced to withdraw nomination by CPI(M) workers

Tripura: IPFT female candidates allegedly forced to withdraw nomination by CPI(M) workers

AGARTALA: Two Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura female candidates of Lefunga Block in West Tripura District were allegedly on Monday forced by some CPI (M) cadres to withdraw their nomination papers filed for the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) Village Council elections slated to be on February 24. The two candidates namely, Sabita […]

Two Northeast States register 100% FIRs online

Two Northeast States register 100% FIRs online

Meghalaya and Tripura are two of the 13 States in the country that have achieved the feat of registering 100% FIRs under the ambitious CCTNS project. The CCTNS is a synchronised online initiative for tracking crime and criminals by integrating nearly 15,000 police stations across the country. CCTNS project will interconnect about 15,000 police stations and additional […]

Rape survivor comes back strong, wants better future for daughter

Rape survivor comes back strong, wants better future for daughter

AGARTALA:  Five years back, she was abandoned by her family for forcefully losing her virginity. Now, she stands as the inspiration of other girls who have dark past. Rekha Debnath (name changed), a physically challenged girl was raped by one Paritosh Paul, owner of a rubber garden in Bishalgarh (Sepahijala District) where her parents used […]

Tripura: BJP questions CM on 2013 Shahin Khan suicide case

Tripura: BJP questions CM on 2013 Shahin Khan suicide case

AGARTALA: Barely a week after Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said political pressure forced Dalit researcher scholar Rohit Vemula to kill himself, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tripura unit, recalled a similar incident that occurred in Agartala three years back where an Assam based minority pharma-student committed suicide in Agatala following harassment of a faculty. Hailing from Assam’s Barpeta […]

Will Tripura’s Wagah-like ceremony draw in the crowds?

Will Tripura’s Wagah-like ceremony draw in the crowds?

The ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony at the Wagah border is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959. Characterized by elaborate and rapid dance-like manoeuvres, which have often been described as “colourful”, the ceremony has been a symbol of the two countries’ […]