Northeast India’s Only English And Hindi Satellite News Channel

Tripura: CPI (M) leader ‘murdered’, party blames BJP

The CPI (M) held a rally in Agartala on Friday in protest against the murder of its cadre, Benu Biswas, allegedly by ruling BJP supporters in Belonia on Thursday. Hundreds

The CPI (M) held a rally in Agartala on Friday in protest against the murder of its cadre, Benu Biswas, allegedly by ruling BJP supporters in Belonia on Thursday.

Hundreds of CPI (M) supporters took to the streets in the capital city and demanded the immediate arrest of the culprits involved in the crime.

Condemning the incident, former CPI (M) MP Sankar Prashad Datta alleged that Benu Biswas, who was an active member of the party from Belonia in southern Tripura, was murdered by goons backed by the ruling BJP.

Also Read: Assam Man’s death in Mizoram: MP Rajdeep seeks CBI probe in Lok Sabha

CPI (M) state secretary Jitendra Chowdhury claimed that at least 23 CPI (M) leaders and supporters were murdered for political reasons in the 47 months of the BJP-IPFT rule in Tripura.

It may be mentioned that Benu Biswas was found lying in a critical condition on a road at Kamalpur village on Thursday night. He was later taken to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.


First Published: 12th February, 2022 9:37 IST



Voting for bye-elections underway in Tripura , Chhattisgarh & UP

Voting for the bye-elections is underway at assembly constituencies of Badharghat, Dantewada and Hamirpur in Tripura, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh respectively here on Monday morning. The voting started at around 7 am. Around 57000 voters are there in the Bhadharghat assembly constituency in Tripura where the main fight is between BJP, Congress and CPI(M). Last […]

23rd September 2019
Tripura announces lease policy for government owned water bodies

The Tripura government has formed a Lease Policy for government owned water bodies. This was announced by the state Fishery Minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia during a press conference in the secretariat on Monday. Jamatia, while speaking to the media, said that the Lease Policy aims at bringing uniformity and optimum use of government owned water […]

14th December 2021
Tripura registers 10 fresh COVID-19 cases

10 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Monday. The number of positive cases in the state has risen to 1,082. The fresh cases were detected out of 1,529 samples sent for testing, The cases include 9 from Sepahijala district and 1 from South Tripura district. All positive patients have travel history […]

16th June 2020
Brus living in Tripura writes to Centre; seek release of 3 months assistance pending since November last year

The Bru Migrants of Mizoram living in Tripura have written to the Centre seeking immediate release of 3 months cash dole pending since November last year. The Bru migrants, in the letter to the Home Ministry have said that the people living in the transit camps in Tripura are unable to buy daily necessities and […]

08th February 2019
India, Bangladesh launch connectivity projects; Agartala-Akhaura rail project kicks off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated the commencement of works for the Agartala-Akhaura rail project on Monday through video conferencing. The railway project was agreed to when Sheikh Hasina visited Delhi in 2010 and it is expected […]

11th September 2018