Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh News

Centre's new scheme to minimise migration of people from border areas: Union minister Nisith Pramanik
India

Centre's new scheme to minimise migration of people from border areas: Union minister Nisith Pramanik

The Union Minister of State for Home emphasised that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to rehabilitate people living along the international borders

Arunachal Pradesh: 3 killed in landslide in Kurung Kumey
India

Arunachal Pradesh: 3 killed in landslide in Kurung Kumey

An official informed that three bodies have been recovered so far and the search and rescue operation is underway

Explained: The staunch opposition in the Northeast against Centre’s proposal to make Hindi compulsory in schools
India

Explained: The staunch opposition in the Northeast against Centre’s proposal to make Hindi compulsory in schools

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that Hindi should be made compulsory until Class 10 in the northeastern states. The proposal has upset political parties and student bodies in the region who believe that indigenous languages should be protected

Smriti Irani chairs zonal conference of eight north eastern states in Guwahati
India

Smriti Irani chairs zonal conference of eight north eastern states in Guwahati

The Union minister for women and child development said Anganwadis and one-stop centres across the Northeast region will receive active support from the Centre to ensure that geographical and logistical challenges are met expeditiously

Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases
India

Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases

The Centre’s decision to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from parts of Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland is historic. And it would further trigger calls for AFSPA to be lifted from other conflict zones, including Kashmir

Arunachal Pradesh: Army personnel 'mistakenly' shoot at two civilians in Tirap
India

Arunachal Pradesh: Army personnel 'mistakenly' shoot at two civilians in Tirap

Naga Students' Federation condemned the incident and sought strict punishment for the guilty besides complete removal of AFSPA from all Naga-inhabited areas in the Northeast

AFSPA now applicable fully only in 31 districts, partially in 12 districts of four Northeast states
India

AFSPA now applicable fully only in 31 districts, partially in 12 districts of four Northeast states

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, was completely withdrawn in Meghalaya in 2018, Tripura in 2015 and Mizoram in the 1980s.

The Ukraine war: How India’s stand aims at safeguarding the legitimate security interests of all involved nations
World

The Ukraine war: How India’s stand aims at safeguarding the legitimate security interests of all involved nations

By advocating the path of dialogue and diplomacy, adherence to the UN Charter and principles of territorial integrity and sovereignty, India is advancing its interests and ensuring peace, security and stability of all countries concerned

Mizoram Foundation Day: All you need to know about how the state came into existence
India

Mizoram Foundation Day: All you need to know about how the state came into existence

Mizoram was declared as a separate UT in 1972 under the Northeast Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 and it became the 23rd state of India after the 53rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution, 1986

Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day: All you need to know about 'Land of Dawn-Lit Mountains'
India

Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day: All you need to know about 'Land of Dawn-Lit Mountains'

Arunachal Pradesh which means Land of Rising Sun in Sanskrit, was established as a separate state under the 55th Amendment to the Indian Constitution, 1986

Avalanches, Indian Army’s big enemy: What it does to protect our soliders
India

Avalanches, Indian Army’s big enemy: What it does to protect our soliders

Bodies of seven Indian Army soldiers were found two days after they went missing in Arunachal Pradesh's Kameng sector. The area had been witnessing heavy snowfall for the last few days

Arunachal Pradesh: Seven army personnel hit by avalanche in Kameng, rescue efforts on
India

Arunachal Pradesh: Seven army personnel hit by avalanche in Kameng, rescue efforts on

The Army personnel were a part of a winter patrol when the avalanche hit the party in the high altitude area at 14,500 feet, army sources said

Arunachal Pradesh: NSCN ultras kidnap 3 construction workers, release one
India

Arunachal Pradesh: NSCN ultras kidnap 3 construction workers, release one

The labourers were engaged in construction of Pumao-Langkhow road being carried out by a local construction company

Gogamukh: Firing along disputed stretch of Assam-Arunachal border over road construction
India

Gogamukh: Firing along disputed stretch of Assam-Arunachal border over road construction

Angry people from Assam forcibly stopped the work, damaged a few vehicles and set ablaze the temporary camp built for the road construction gang, the official said

China’s PLA hands over ‘abducted’ 17-year-old teen from Arunachal Pradesh to Indian Army
India

China’s PLA hands over ‘abducted’ 17-year-old teen from Arunachal Pradesh to Indian Army

BJP MP Tapir Gao had on January 19 intimated authorities that Miriam Taron had been kidnapped from inside Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district

Missing Arunachal teen to be released by Chinese Army soon, says Kiren Rijiju
India

Missing Arunachal teen to be released by Chinese Army soon, says Kiren Rijiju

"Hotline exchanged on Republic Day by Indian Army with Chinese PLA. PLA responded positively indicating handing over of our national," Rijiju said. 19-year-old Miram Taron went missing on 18 January near the border with China

Missing teenage boy from Arunachal found, China's PLA tells defence officials
India

Missing teenage boy from Arunachal found, China's PLA tells defence officials

On 19 January, Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao claimed that the youth had been abducted from Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district.

Chinese troops abduct 17-year-old from Arunachal Pradesh; a look at past instances of such kidnappings by PLA
India

Chinese troops abduct 17-year-old from Arunachal Pradesh; a look at past instances of such kidnappings by PLA

In September 2020, China had kidnapped five youth from the Upper Subansiri district; in another case, they had taken away a 21-year-old from Asapila sector

Chinese Army has abducted a 17-year-old from Indian territory, claims BJP MP Tapir Gao
India

Chinese Army has abducted a 17-year-old from Indian territory, claims BJP MP Tapir Gao

Gao also said that he has informed Union Minister of State for Home Nisith Pramanik about the incident and requested him to take necessary action in this regard.

China must realise changing names does not change sovereignty
India

China must realise changing names does not change sovereignty

China has released ‘new’ names for 15 places situated in Arunachal Pradesh. Time for India to reassert its claim on Minsar near Mt Kailash, and support Thimbu in its claims of the eight Bhutanese enclaves located in Western Tibet