A woman had filed a complaint with the National Commission for Women (NCW) alleging that Khandu had raped her in 2008. The complaint was filed on February 15, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the state.
The mob had allegedly entered the police station on Monday and broke the lock-up as armed policemen stood witness, pulled out the two accused, took them to the main road and lynched.
The mob had barged into Tezu police station and overpowered the police personnel, and pulled the accused, Sanjay Sobar and Jagdish Lohar, out of the lockup. The two rape accused were then stripped, dragged through the streets and beaten to death.
The prime minister complimented the state for hosting a vast majority of Hindi-speaking people, saying if there was a state in the northeast where Hindi was most widely spoken, it was "my Arunachal".
Clad in traditional tribal attire, PM Narendra Modi said it is time to give India a health care system that makes quality treatment affordable within a limit of Rs 5 lakh per family
Modi’s visit may irk China, which treats parts of Arunachal Pradesh as “disputed area”. Beijing had in the past objected to visit by Indian leaders to the frontier state.
PM Modi Arunachal visit: He had last visited the state in February 2015 and attended the Statehood Day function. From Arunachal Pradesh, Narendra Modi is expected to travel to Tripura on a non-official visit.
The government has taken extensive repair and conservation works in the two sites to ensure that they meet all criteria for inclusion in the final list.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu welcomed the Union Finance Minister’s proposal of revamping the National Bamboo Mission with an allocation of Rs 1290 crore to promote bamboo sector in a holistic manner.
There have been no reports of any casualties so far and as per the twitter handle of ITBP, property 'worth lakhs' was saved from being destroyed. Also, the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.
Reviewing the progress of survey of several railway projects to Arunachal Pradesh with NK Prasad, General Manager (Construction) of Northeast Frontier Railway in Itanagar, Khandu pointed out that once completed, the railway line will cut down travel distance between Bhalukpong to Tawang from 385 km to just 165 km.
Based on specific intelligence inputs, the Jairampur Battalion of the Assam Rifles, under the aegis of DAO Division, conducted an operation near Namdapha reserve forest on Friday and busted the hideout, Defence spokesman Col Chiranjit Konwer said.
The state government had cut short the ODF target by one year and 10 months ahead of the national target and set December 31 this year as the deadline.
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu directed the district administration and the police to intensify the investigation and ensure justice at the earliest so that the people are able to restore their faith in the public administration and the police.
The BJP now has 48 MLAs in the 60-member House along with nine PPA legislators, one Congress and two Independents.
A young girl from Arunachal Pradesh has been reported missing after travelling to Delhi to meet her Facebook friend.
In a region ravaged by years of insurgency, Hazarika had been a voice of moderation. For years his revolutionary lyrics bearing powerful messages of social change have resounded in the hamlets and valleys of the north eastern region.