Cabinet portfolios of Tripura’s Manik Saha cabinet announced

Most cabinet portfolios were retained similar to Biplab Deb administration, except a few tweaks to accommodate the two new ministers – Rampada Jamatia and Prem Kumar Reang. Jishnu Devvarma retained his Finance portfolio along with power, rural development (including panchayat) and science, technology and environment departments.
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Over 660,000 affected by floods in 27 districts of Assam: Govt

The worst affected district is Dima Hasao where rail and road connectivity has been affected due to erosion due to floods and landslides. Tripura and Mizoram have already started rationing petroleum products. The residents of Hojai district are being rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)
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Tripura journalist bail: Tripura journalist held for ‘public nuisance’...

Tripura-based journalist Nitai De was arrested late Tuesday evening after he reportedly went to talk to people waiting at a queue at petrol pumps to fill their vehicles. De filed a complaint at the East Agartala police station alleging he was heckled by the police personnel who arrested him.
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Tripura minister NC Debbarma, tribal politics patriarch, pulls off a coup to...

Narendra Chandra Debbarma was inducted into the newly-appointed Chief Minister Manik Saha’s Cabinet Monday. The 84-year-old was seen struggling to read his oath of office using a magnifying glass. He had met with a few accidents last year and sustained concussions leading to his hospitalisation that forced him to stay away from politics.
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Ex-Tripura CM Biplab Deb named in 'fake CIA report', wife files complaint

Former Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb's wife has filed a police complaint alleging a fake report is being circulated on social media with her husband's name included. The complaint was filed three days after Deb resigned as chief minister, ahead of assembly elections next year.
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Weather News Updates: Army Launches Rescue Ops in Assam as Heavy Rainfall...

Three more persons died due to the calamity taking the toll to eight. Landslides triggered by incessant rain snapped rail and road links to Barak Valley and Dima Hasao district of Assam and neighbouring states of Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur. Cachar is the worst-hit district with 96,697 affected people.
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BJP tactic of changing CMs appears to work

The BJP summoned Biplab Deb, the first ever chief minister of the saffron party in Tripura, and summarily replaced him with an Upper House parliamentarian, Dr Manik Saha. A fresh face takes off the steam of anger against the state government, given how CM-centric states are in India’s federal system.
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New CM just one message of Tripura reshuffle; BJP reaches out to tribals

Tripura Cabinet includes Deputy CM Jishnu Devvarma, Rampada Jamatia, Prem Kumar Reang, N C Debbarma and Santana Chakma. The state has at least 19 tribes of significance, including particularly vulnerable tribes. The IPFT has been feeling threatened by the rise of the TIPRA Motha party.
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How Biplab Deb Tripped Up as Tripura CM And Why He Had to Eventually Go

Biplab Kumar Deb became the Tripura chief minister in 2018 after ending the Left’s 25-year-long rule. The BJP began its stint at the helm on an upbeat note. But a short while later, problems surfaced. Deb attempted to crush the rebellion within the party but was unsuccessful.
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Tripura govt announces welfare schemes hours after swearing in of new cabinet

Tripura chief minister Dr. Manik Saha’s cabinet announced that it will roll out a health policy and an IT policy at the earliest in order to improve healthcare facilities and IT-based industries. “All the four decisions taken in the meeting will be discussed in a broader way in the coming cabinet meetings,” BJP minister Sushanta Chowdhury said.
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A political shift across states and a film festival row

Manik Saha took oath as Tripura’s new chief minister, replacing Biplab Kumar Deb. The 69-year-old dentist-turned-politician will head the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in the state. Saha is the fourth former Congress leader in the Northeast who joined the saffron party in the past few years and is now heading a BJP-led government.
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New Tripura CM Manik Saha chairs first cabinet meeting, state to formulate...

Tripura cabinet decides to formulate state health and IT policies to boost public healthcare and IT-based industries. Meeting also decided to introduce welfare measures for people with disabilities and particularly vulnerable tribal groups. New Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha sworn in in Agartala Monday afternoon.
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Tripura: 11 ministers inducted into Manik Saha’s council of ministers

Eleven ministers were inducted into Manik Saha’s council of ministers on Monday a day after he was sworn in as the Tripura chief minister. Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya administered the oath to the ministers Jishnu Devvarma, Ratan Lal Nath, Pranajit Singha Roy, Prem Kumar Reang and Rampada Jamatia.
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Ex-Tripura CM Biplab Deb vows to bolster organization; 'discipline should be...

Biplab Kumar Deb vowed to strengthen the BJP organization in Tripura. Deb said he has been working for the people of Tripura since 2018 when he was sworn in as the first BJP CM of the state. Deb stressed the need to work for the party and ensure that it gets another mandate from the people in the 2023 Assembly polls.
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Tripura: Eleven MLAs to take oath as ministers

Altogether eleven MLAs - nine from the BJP and two from the IPFT - will take oath as cabinet ministers of Tripura on Monday. Governor SN Arya will administer oath of office and secrecy to the cabinet ministers at a programme in Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manik Saha, former chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.
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11 MLAs to take oath as cabinet ministers in Tripura today

All the ministers of the Biplab Kumar Deb cabinet have found a place in the new cabinet. A total of 11 MLAs -- 9 from the BJP and 2 from the IPFT -- are set to take oath as the cabinet ministers on Monday. Governor SN Arya will administer the oath of office and secrecy to cabinet ministers.
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Eleven MLAs in Tripura to take oath as ministers today

All the ministers of the Biplab Kumar Deb cabinet, barring Mevar Kumar Jamatia of IPFT, found a place in the new cabinet. Governor SN Arya will administer oath of office and secrecy to the cabinet ministers at a programme in Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manik Saha.
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‘Development, development, development’: Manik Saha spells out agenda after...

Manik Saha said his main focus as Tripura’s new Chief Minister would be to further developmental activities. The 69-year-old was named as the chief minister by the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday. Biplab Kumar Deb was made to step down from the top post in the state just a year ahead of the Tripura Assembly elections.
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CM face secondary, only face we see is PM Modi's: Dr Saha after taking oath...

Dr Manik Saha replaced Biplab Kumar Deb as Chief Minister of Tripura. Dr Saha took the oath of office on May 15 at Raj Bhavan in Agartala. He said that the upcoming elections are not a challenge for the party because of the development work done by former CPs and PM Narendra Modi. The new Tripura CM said, We have already started working for Assembly elections in 2023.
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Wailing and hurling chairs: Who is Tripura minister Ramprasad Paul?

Ramprasad Paul had opposed Biplab Kumar Deb before he joined his Cabinet last year. Video clips later showed Paul lifting a chair and trying to hurl it at the BJP leaders who had come from Delhi. Manik Saha called the drama of the previous day an “emotional outburst” and that he had nothing against the party.
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