After 17 years bloodshed of tribal insurgency with a dream to make Tripura independent for tribal population, long cherished peace was restored in 2007 in the state. In past 12 years, insurgency has no footprint in commoners’ life here but with the CAA, the old issue of tribal – non tribals gained ground. In 1989, a splinter group of Tripura National Volunteer (TNV) had formed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) with former vice president of TNV Dhananjoy Reang as Chairman and stated insurgent activities seeking independent Tripura. Subsequently, in 1990, All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) was established almost in similar line of NLFT under the leadership of another TNV leader Ranjit Debbarma. Since 1992, insurgency had become a major challenge for the government to continue functioning. In the midst of insurgent activities, in 1993 election, Congress – TUJS government lost and left front government under veteran tribal communist leader Dasharath Debbarma as Chief Minister. The insurgent outfits had called for independent Tripura and eviction of non-tribal settlers who came from East Pakistan during 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh. Social development works and economic activities of Tripura had come to grind halt till 2007. More than 20,000 people including security forces were killed and a large number of people had been kidnapped for ransom by the armed extremists.
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Tribute To the Dada of Indian Politics
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, aged 84, passed away on 31 August evening after prolonged illness. He was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain. He later had gone into septic shock due to his lung infection.
Salute to the Silent Warriors!
The Army Dog Unit, fondly called “The Silent Warriors”, has time and again proven to be an asset for the security forces.
THE WATER BOMB TICKING
Tick-Tocking Anti-India Games, China Now Aims to Deluge the Northeast Amlan Home Chowdhury
Submergence Tolerant: Assam
It took 10 years time for Assam government to make the state’s rice farmers shift to new generation crop – Submergence tolerant…. and finally the concept is now popular at least among 60 percent of farmers of the flood-hit districts.
RECALLING - THE MAN OF GREAT VIRTUES P.A.SANGMA
As September approaches there begins a change in Delhi, morning becomes cooler, midday sun a bit friendly, humidity too pretends to be packing off and a sense of an all-pervasive thermal comfortability becomes visible outdoors. I still remember P A Sangma was born on 1st September 1947and the remembrance takes me to look back and a montages of memories come crowding in: some events are still clear while some got blurred, perhaps the inner flash is partly diffused.
NAGAON PAPER MILL
The Lost Glory of Assam
An Age-old Indian Intellectual Property in Management of COVID-19
Splendid Spiritual Destination Development Takes Off
Kamala To Contest U.S. Poll
First black & Indian American Woman to contest on Democratic Ticket
Overseas Racket In Wild Life Trafficking
Barak Valley for its strategic location bordering Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and the district of Dima Hasao has been infamous for it being a corridor of extremists, smugglers, illegal transportation of Burmese betel nuts, black diamond and now trafficking in wild life with overseas connections.
Lead of the Red Rives and Blue Hills
Unlocking Entrepreneurship: Transforming Tripura
Entrepreneurship can help resolve the problem of unemployment in Tripura
Baroda skipper Krunal Pandya was at his best during his side’s match against Tripura in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Royal Retreats of Tripura
Tripura that state in the Northeastern region of India that has dived deep into royalty. There are several royal tales to be told from the state. For your Post-Covid getaways, we bring to you some of the royal palaces of Tripura that are worth taking a tour.
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त्रिपुरा में बिछेगा सड़कों का जाल, अब तक 850 किमी से अधिक राजमार्ग
GI tag status of Agro-horticulture Produces of North East India
North Eastern Region of India is the hub of organic and exotic agro horticultural produces.
Custodial Deaths In Tripura : Time To Worry
On June 24, this year the opposition party of Tripura, CPI-M demanded a judicial inquiry into the four custodial deaths which happened over a period of the last eight months in the state. This is not the first time that opposition parties in the state have raised such a demand. In January this year, both CPI (M) and Congress had demanded a judicial probe into the custodial death of a 38-year-old undertrial, who was found hanging in West Agartala Police Station. Unfortunately, Tripura has made it to the media headlines for incidents like custodial death in the state. Northeast Today writes
INDIA RANKS FIRST IN NUMBER OF ORGANIC FARMERS
India ranks first in the number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area under organic farming.
INDIA-BANGLADESH WATERWAYS TO BOOST TRIPURA'S ECONOMY
In a historic move the Tripura Government on July 23 received the first consignment of goods under the India-Bangladesh Coastal Agreement 2018. This initiative was launched under the Agreement on the use of Chattogram and Mongla Ports for the movement of India’s transit cargo through Bangladesh. Even though it will boost the economy of both the countries, the opening of the sea trade routes would immensely benefit Tripura and other North-Eastern states. Northeast Today writes.
A Quarter Renaissance
Even with its self-deprecating tropes, the acme of ‘the modern Indian’—as seen by the Bengali in the mirror—was built around exclusions of ‘non-Bengalis’ and other marginalised groups