Centre intervenes to secure job of 10,323 Tripura teachers; seeks amendment of RTE Act

Centre intervenes to secure job of 10,323 Tripura teachers; seeks amendment of RTE Act

AGARTALA, January 10, 2018: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has sent a file to the Law Ministry on Tuesday regarding the options to amend Right to Education Act (RTE) 2009 for securing the job of 10,323 teachers who were terminated from the service on Dec 31 following Supreme Court order. BJP Tripura election in-charge […]

POLITICS | Tripura will be BJP’s Waterloo: Yechury

POLITICS | Tripura will be BJP’s Waterloo: Yechury

New Delhi, Jan 9,2018: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury today claimed that Tripura assembly elections will be the BJP’s Waterloo, though it is pumping a “huge amount of money and resources”. Yechury, the general secretary of CPI(M), accused the BJP of trying to create a divide between tribals and non-tribal in Tripura and said it will not […]

Northeast Indian travelers face hard time as fog affects flight, train services

Northeast Indian travelers face hard time as fog affects flight, train services

New Delhi, Jan 9, 2019 It’s vacation season and travelers to and from Northeast India are planning trips within India and abroad and those with flights scheduled from the Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi are facing a tough time as numerous flights and trains have been rescheduled owing to decreased visibility due to fog. Foggy […]

Aadhaar- A sitting duck for cyber criminals, says RBI-backed research

Aadhaar- A sitting duck for cyber criminals, says RBI-backed research

January 9, 2018 After a newspaper report claimed breach in Aadhaar database and that access to crucial info was available for an amount as little as Rs 500, concerns over the security of personal data have heightened. While the report could not be independently verified, even if the database cannot be breached, the worry is […]

Tripura: Agartala records season’s lowest temperature

Tripura: Agartala records season’s lowest temperature

AGARTALA, January 9, 2018: Cold waves sweep in the state of Tripura as the mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season’s lowest at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department. “The lowest temperature in the coming few days is likely to plummet up to 5 degrees […]

37 injured in road accident attending Amit Shah’s rally in Tripura

37 injured in road accident attending Amit Shah’s rally in Tripura

AGARTALA, January 9, 2017: As many as 37 people injured in three separate road accident yesterday while moving towards Ambassa with BJP supporters to attend Amit Shah’s pre-election rally. All of the injured have been undergoing treatment in respective hospital while BJP announced to take care of their medical expenses. Party president Biplab Kumar Deb […]

Govt asks SC to recall order on mandatory playing of National Anthem in cinema halls

Govt asks SC to recall order on mandatory playing of National Anthem in cinema halls

New Delhi, January 9, 2017 Going back on its earlier stand, the Central government requested the Supreme Court on Monday to recall its order that made playing of the National Anthem compulsory in cinema halls. The affidavit, submitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, apprised the Court of setting up an Inter-Ministerial Committee to frame […]

Tripura: Banned insurgent outfit says CPIM’s allegations on pledging support to IPFT ‘baseless’, ‘blame-game’

Tripura: Banned insurgent outfit says CPIM’s allegations on pledging support to IPFT ‘baseless’, ‘blame-game’

By Our Correspondent Agartala, January 08, 2017: In the run up to Tripura’s forthcoming assembly election, outlawed insurgent group NLFT on Monday said CPIM’s allegations against them of pledging support to IPFT are ‘baseless’ and ‘blame game’. CPIM politburo member Brinda Karat wrote in the party’s poll campaign booklet that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has got ‘direct […]