Tribal parties demand NRC in Tripura

Agartala :  Different tribal-based political parties in Tripura, including the ruling BJP’s junior partner Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), are demanding a NRC in the state. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, however, said that everyone in the border state had valid documents and there was no demand for a National Register of Citizens (NRC). […]

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People fleeing their countries for jobs are infiltrators: Tripura Governor

Agartala : People who flee their countries due to genuine fear of persecution are refugees while those entering another country in search of employment or economic opportunities are infiltrators, the Tripura Governor said on Tuesday. In a series of tweets on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft in Assam, Tathagata Roy said: “Only those […]

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Stupid remarks caused Tripura lynching: Manik Sarkar

Agartala : Irresponsible and baseless comments after the killing of a teenage boy fuelled a situation that resulted in the lynching of a few persons in Tripura, former Chief Minister and opposition leader Manik Sarkar said here. “Irresponsible, baseless and foolish comments after killing of a minor boy in Mohanpur (in western Tripura) fuelled to […]

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Clash in Tripura after boy murdered, CM denies organs stolen

Agartala : All the vital organs of an 11-year-old student who was found brutally murdered in Tripura on Tuesday are intact, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Wednesday, after rumours that the boy’s kidneys were removed led to a clash among villagers and policemen, leaving many injured. “Class 4 student Purna Biswas was brutally […]