Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

By Debraj Deb | February 18, 2018 From universal health insurance to farm loan waiver and smartphone for youths to direct funding for ADC – 2018 Tripura assembly election already is a eye-catcher. Among three Northeastern states that goes to assembly polls this month, Tripura is the curtain raiser for more reasons than one. The […]

On Tripura’s Tribal Politics and the Failed Coup in IPFT

On Tripura’s Tribal Politics and the Failed Coup in IPFT

In what could only be said ‘out of the blue’, a section of leaders of the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) – arguably the state’s strongest tribal political party in recent years, tried to oust its founder president over charges of bribes and financial misappropriation. Before 48 hours were out, the octagenerian lashed back, […]

Communist Tripura hands over all institutional salt supplies to Tata Group on silver platter

Communist Tripura hands over all institutional salt supplies to Tata Group on silver platter

Agartala: Feb 09. In yet another blasphemous move, Tripura’s Communist government has now backed the Tata Group for entering a huge area of the state’s recurring salt requirement. Tripura Industries and Commerce Minister Tapan Chakraborty attended launching programme of Double Fortified Salt at Umakanta Academy, English Medium School premises this morning. The minister said that […]