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Citizenship Act is a violation of Instrument of Accession, says Pradyot Deb Barman

Citizenship Act is a violation of Instrument of Accession, says Tripura’s erstwhile royal Mr. Barman, who was invited to Delhi by Union Home Minister Amit Shah for a discussion, said Tripura was never under British rule and the State has already accommodated persecuted migrants from Bangladesh. Erstwhile royal Pradyot Deb Barman from Tripura said the… Continue reading Citizenship Act is a violation of Instrument of Accession, says Pradyot Deb Barman

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Single emergency helpline number ‘112’ launched in Tripura for immediate assistance

Single emergency helpline number '112' launched in Tripura for immediate assistance Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday inaugurated ERSS control room and flagged off emergency response vehicles here at Agartala Indranagar IT Bhawan and also launched the single emergency helpline number '112' for immediate assistance. Chief Minister while inaugurating the system has said from… Continue reading Single emergency helpline number ‘112’ launched in Tripura for immediate assistance

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Youth Congress calls 24-hour shutdown today in Tripura

The Youth Congress has given a call for 24-hour statewide shutdown on Thursday in protest against the police lathicharge on the activists agitating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) here on Wednesday. Tripura Pradesh Youth Congress chief Pujan Biswas said the police resorted to lathicharge on peaceful protesters in the state capital. "To protest the… Continue reading Youth Congress calls 24-hour shutdown today in Tripura

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CAB protests: Northeast Frontier Railway cancels, reschedules several trains

In view of the massive protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Assam, the Northeast Frontier Railway on Wednesday cancelled many trains and rescheduled a few that originate from the state. At least 14 trains have either been cancelled, short terminated or diverted anticipating “disruptions in train movement”, NF Railway Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan… Continue reading CAB protests: Northeast Frontier Railway cancels, reschedules several trains

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Baby dies as ambulance got stuck during 11-hr Tripura bandh over citizenship bill Yesterday

A two-month-old ailing child died on way to a hospital when the ambulance carrying the baby got stuck in a road blockade, while about 40 people were injured in clashes in three places of Tripura during an 11- hour bandh to protest against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Tuesday, police said. The state’s BJP… Continue reading Baby dies as ambulance got stuck during 11-hr Tripura bandh over citizenship bill Yesterday

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After a smooth passage in Lok Sabha, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has now been tabled in Rajya Sabha.

As protests continue against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Monday amid vehement opposition, the bill was introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha this afternoon. While the BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) enjoy an overwhelming majority in the lower house that… Continue reading After a smooth passage in Lok Sabha, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has now been tabled in Rajya Sabha.

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Protest against CAB ; Bandh to continue : JMACAB

Protest against CAB ; Bandh to continue JMACAB Leaders of Joint Movement Against CAB yesterday announced continuation of State wife indefinite strike opposing CAB. The leaders while commenting on Large scale violence pointed fingers at Police and said that maintaining law and order was the duty of police personnel. Addressing a press meet JMACAB convener… Continue reading Protest against CAB ; Bandh to continue : JMACAB