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Was suffocating in BJP, says former Arunachal CM Gegong Apang

Apang, who served as CM for 23 years, wrote in his resignation letter to BJP president Amit Shah and state unit president Tapir Gao that the party was now a “platform to seek power”.

Arunachal ex-CM Gegong Apang quits BJP

In a letter to BJP president Amit Shah and state unit president Tapir Gao, Apang said, “I am disappointed to see that the present-day BJP is no longer following the principles of Late Shri Vajpayee ji."

Wildlife institute all for hydel projects in Arunachal tiger zone

The move by the premier institute under the Ministry comes at a time when a three-year survey conducted by the WII’s own researchers reported sightings of tigers in the high-altitude forests of the Dibang Valley.

Stripes in the snow: At 3,630 meters, India’s only snow tigers are burning bright 

A three-year survey in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary reveals photographic evidence of tigers in the snow-clad peaks of the Indian part of the Eastern Himalayas — a first after Russia’s Amur tigers.

Arunachal Pradesh Governor plays saviour; takes pregnant woman in own chopper to hospital

Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra also arranged for an ambulance with a lady gynaecologist at the Raj Bhawan helipad at Itanagar to take the pregnant patient to hospital without losing time

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Arunachal Pradesh

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the temblor's epicenter was located at a latitude of 27.3 degrees north and longitude of 96.9 degrees east and occurred at a depth of 10 km on the Myanmar-India border.

Shell explosion kills three children in Arunachal Pradesh

Two girls, aged eight and ten, and a two-year-old boy were killed in the blast when they picked up an unexploded shell lying in the firing range on Saturday evening.

Soldiers pointed light machine gun at local SP, fired in air: Arunachal police report

Police have registered at least five FIRs against Armymen in West Kameng district after soldiers of 2 AS allegedly vandalised premises of a police station, assaulted policemen and a civilian.

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu asks Centre to get external funding for state

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said if the relation between India and China improved, Arunachal Pradesh will immensely benefit.

Out of its shell: a new crab species scuttling in the forests of Arunachal Pradesh

The discovery of the Teretamon ke-mpi crab species reinforces the potential of Arunachal Pradesh as one of the richest — yet unexplored — biodiversity hotspots in the country.

Arunachal Pradesh: FIRs against soldiers for police station violence

The Army has, however, said the incident at Bomdila town, was the “outcome of highhandedness displayed by the Arunachal police coupled with the lax attitude of the civil administration”.

There’s a new tea in town, and it’s purple

From the tea gardens of Arunachal Pradesh, a special variety tea made from purple tea leaves enters the Indian market courtesy a sale at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre on Wednesday