Tripura Budget: Reflection of an Alternative Approach

ON February 20, Bhanulal Saha, the Finance Minister of the Tripura Left Front government, presented the budget proposals for 2017-18 in the Legislative Assembly. The budget, having no new tax proposal, puts priority on education, health care, agriculture, rural development and social welfare to usher in all-round development of the state, especially laying emphasis on the well-being of all sections of working and middle class people.  

CITU Conference Calls for Resisting Anti-people Policies of Centre & Establishing Left front Govt for the Eighth Term

THE first session of the 14th Tripura state conference of the CITU at Ambassa was inaugurated by CPI(M) Polit Bureau member and chief minister Manik Sarkar. Immediately after the inaugural address, general secretary Sankar Prasad Datta presented the draft political organisational report before the delegates.

Tripura has no Case of Farmer Suicide

TRIPURA chief minister and CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Manik Sarkar was invited by Hampi Kannada University - the top-ranking university of Karnataka to deliver a lecture on “Political Economy of Tripura” on January 16. Addressing the faculty and students of the university, Manik Sarkar described the condition of Tripura before Left Front came to power and highlighted its achievements of second highest literacy rate, lowest difference in male-female literacy and zero farmer suicides.

TRIPURA: Left Front Sweeps Panchayat By-poll Elections

THE Left Front in Tripura has achieved a sweeping victory in the by-elections held for the vacant seats in the three tier panchayat held on December 21. 83 percent of the voters cast their vote in a peaceful manner. Of the total 47 seats, Left Front won unopposed in three seats in gram panchayat. Votes were taken for one seat of zila parishad, two seats of panchayat samiti and 41 seats of gram panchayat.

Tripura AIKS State Conference Held

THE 20th Tripura state conference of AIKS started with a huge mass meeting at Bishramganj mini stadium. It was addressed by chief minister Manik Sarkar, AIKS general secretary Hannan Mollah, AIKS state secretary Narayan Kar and vice president of the state committee Narayan Rupini who was the president of the meeting.  Before the mass meeting Hannan Mollah hoisted the flag of the organisation. The flag and the torch were brought from Golaghati where tribal and non-tribal peasants were killed in police firing in 1949.

Perfidious Drive of BJP in Tripura

ON October 16, the people of Tripura took to the streets roaring against the heinous attempts of some BJP miscreants to raid the chief minister’s residence in Agartala on the previous day. The pretext it manufactured was the so-called attack on its state president Biplab Deb. This incident was tutored by him to garner political mileage in the state.

TRIPURA: AIDWA Conference Vows to Safeguard Peace, Harmony & Unity in the State

THE eighteenth state conference of AIDWA Tripura state committee concluded successfully on September 26 at Udaypur of Gomati district. It called for a constant, conscious and vigilant struggle against the reactionary forces to foil their evil conspiracies. It called upon the women of the state to build up a strong organisation to counter the enemies politically and reestablish Left Front government in 2018.

Peace March at Agartala

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Agartala on August 28 as the Left Front organised a mammoth peace rally in the city to spread the message of peace and unity.
The Left Front had organised this peace march in the backdrop of the hooliganism that occurred from the IPFT held rally on August 23 and the subsequent violence in the city by goons and the evil attempt to disturb the atmosphere of peace,  harmony, unity in the state by spreading rumours and creating ethnic tension.

Inauguration of Broad Gauge Train in Tripura: A Long Cherished Dream Comes True

JULY 31, 2016, would be remembered by the people of Tripura as a day of fulfilment of their long-cherished dream with the flagging-off of the ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ from Agartala to New Delhi. The first ever passenger train from Agartala railway station after gauge conversion was flagged off jointly by Union Railways Minister Suresh, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Union Minister of State for Rails Rajen Borgonhai, Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey and Bangladesh Railway Minister Mujibul Hoque.


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