Satellite images show that China has built a village on disputed land in Arunachal Pradesh. The encroachment has been created near the River Tsari Chu 4.5 Km inside the Indian territory, where the land is marked by armed conflict in the Upper Subansiri district. Reportedly, in the new village, nearly 101 houses have been constructed. Meanwhile, satellite images have also suggested that the construction has been done only after August 2019.… read-more
JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on December 27 accused the BJP of creating "an atmosphere of hatred and division" through the 'love jihad' laws. Tyagi said, “...the Constitution and CrPC give freedom to two consenting adults to choose life partners of their choice, irrespective of one's religion or caste.” He also rubbished defection of six JD(U) MLAs joining the BJP in Arunachal Pradesh. He said the BJP should follow ‘Atal Dharma’ for a coalition… read-more
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Six MLAs from Nitesh Kumar’s JD(U) have joined the BJP in Arunachal Pradesh. Earlier in November, three of them had been suspended for anti-party activities. While Bihar CM and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar said the party’s alliance with the BJP is confined to the state only, JD(U) general secretary KC Tyagi termed it "against the spirit of coalition politics". With this, the JD(U)’s strength in the 60-member assembly has come down to one.
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National Human Rights Commission’s report revealed that out of the total custodial deaths during 1996-97 to 2017-18, around 71.58% of the deceased were either poor or came from marginalized section. The study was conducted by the New Delhi-based National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) team. Certain communities such as the Chakma and Hajong community of Arunachal Pradesh, a descendent of East Pakistan, face serious discriminations.
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Nongpok Sekmai police station in Manipur's Thoubal district bagged the title of 'best performing police station' in 2020. The second and third place was secured by the AWPS-Suramangalam station in Tamil Nadu's Salem city and Kharsang station in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district respectively. For the annual award given by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the police stations were judged on several parameters including newly added "missing and… read-more
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Ahead of the reopening of schools in the state, Arunachal Pradesh government will distribute tri-colour masks to the students. The government said it would help to instil a sense of nationalism among the students. For this, the government has procured 60,000 tri-colour cotton masks from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). Noting the urgency, KVIC has even delivered the consignment before the classes for grades 10 and 12… read-more
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China is expected to commence the construction of the Sichuan-Tibet railway line from Ya'an in Sichuan to Linzhi in Tibet, near to Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh. China Railway, on October 31, had revealed the bid results for the power supply project and the formation of two tunnels and a bridge linking Ya’an-Linzhi section. It will pass through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Arunachal Pradesh government has announced the reopening of the state for tourism. Urging visitors to adhere to the SOP, the state's CM Pema Khandu said, "Get mesmerized by [Arunachal Pradesh's] beauty and rejuvenated by the purity of its nature." Reportedly, the state has mandated a COVID negative report not older than 72 hours for entry. Use of masks, Aarogya Setu and… read-more
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India on October 15 stated that China has no right to comment on its "internal matters", and rubbished the latter's remarks on Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh. India asserted that it has been conveyed to China at the highest level that Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are "an integral part of India". China had earlier stated that it does not recognise the union territory of Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh.
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On September 15, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19. He tested positive when he was on an official visit to New Delhi. Khandu tweeted, "I am asymptomatic and feeling healthy." "I am home quarantined and have asked all the people to get themselves tested, who came in contact with me," he added.
Courtesy: The Economic Times