AFSPA WITHDRAWAL
The quest for justice continues in Tripura’s dawn of hope

Tripura’s revocation of the AFSPA is certainly a positive move from a human rights perspective. But it leaves unaddressed the issue of justice for those whose lives were torn apart by the excesses under the Act, writes Anjuman Ara Begum.

#Law and Order #Human Rights #Laws
SCHOOL SYSTEMS
/tripura-education
SCHOOL SYSTEMS : /tripura-education
Tripura's proclaimed progress in ensuring high attendance and sufficient numbers of teachers doesn't stand up to scrutiny. There are many holes in the numbers as well as quality. Himanshu Upadhyaya reports.
#Education
ELECTION ISSUES
Jumping into the fray themselves

Disillusioned by the total lack of responsiveness from mainstream parties to their plight, displaced tribals from Polavaram decide to contents the assembly elections themselves. R Uma Maheshwari reports.

#Agriculture Opinions #Child Health #Displacement #Education Opinions #Elections #Government #GOA
EMPLOYMENT
NREGA shines for Tripura women
More and more women in Tripura are participating in NREGA works, ensuring success of the scheme. The challenge lies in involving the menfolk too and implementing NREGA in insurgency-hit regions. Ratna Bharali Talukdar reports.
#Livelihoods #Women
TRIPURA: TROUBLED PINEAPPLE GROWERS
Too much fruit, too little bounty
TRIPURA: TROUBLED PINEAPPLE GROWERS : Too much fruit, too little bounty
As the heaps of pineappples grow bigger, prices will go down drastically from Rs.5 to Rs.2 and finally to 50 paise per pineapple, says Priyalal Sharma, a Tripura grower, who has also started rubber plantation in some portion of his land. Ratna Bharali Talukdar reports.
#Agriculture Policy #Agriculture #Economy
SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION
SRI: Small state, big results
SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION : SRI: Small state, big results
With a focus on attaining self-sufficiency in the production of food grain, Tripura has embarked on an ambitious programme to bring large swathes of cultivable land in the state under the System of Rice Intensification. The results are promising, writes Ratna Bharali Talukdar.
#Agriculture
  • Population : 4.16 m (2019 est)
  • Area : 10,486 sq.km.
  • Density : 398/sq. km.
  • Sex Ratio : 960 (2011)
  • Child Sex Ratio : 957 (2011)
  • Literacy : 87.22% (2020)
  • Forest Cover : 73.68% (2019)
  • Lok Sabha MPs : 2
  • Rajya Sabha MPs : 1