Earlier, The Indian Express had reported how organisations representing people of indigenous faith in Arunachal Pradesh had expressed apprehension over the BJP-led state government’s announcement to repeal a 40-year-old anti-conversion law of the state.
Professors, policemen, filmmakers and government employees are taking time out from their full time jobs to organise Arunachal Pradesh’s debut literature festival.
Addressing a ceremony organised by Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association in Itanagar on June 28, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said they planned to repeal the law as “it could undermine secularism and is probably targeted towards Christians”.
According to USGS, the earthquake struck the north-eastern town at 11:16 am.
The chief minister made the announcement at a public meeting on the second day of his visit to Lower Dibang Valley district on Tuesday, an official release said.
A unique example of government and community collaboration in Arunachal Pradesh’s forests receives national recognition on World Biodiversity Day
A total of 25 passengers, including Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok, other cabinet ministers and legislators, became the first passengers of the inaugural flight from Guwahati airport.
Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate flight services on the Calcutta-Guwahati-Pasighat route thrice a week - on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The 40-year-old mother of four scaled the world's highest peak at 8 am on May 14.
The state government has stepped up efforts to fulfill the rural electrification target, set by the Centre, by the end of this year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu said.
In Itanagar, an annual jazz festival — the only dedicated jazz festival in the entire northeast region — is increasing appreciation for the genre and the organisers hope, in time, the city too.
A recent bird survey of Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district identifies 66 new species, building a strong case for the maintenance of the traditional shifting cultivation practice of the region's indigenous Adi Tribe.
In Hong village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley, the homegrown kiwi is experiencing a sudden resurgence, courtesy a young Apatani woman entrepreneur’s winemaking initiative.
During the cyclonic storm which hit the state on March 29, majority of the electrical installations in the West Kameng, East Kameng, Papum Pare, Lower and Upper Subansiri, Kra-Daadi, Kurung Kumey, Kamle, Lower Siang, Upper Siang, among others parts in state have been badly affected.
The two accused were thrashed and paraded naked by the mob, including women, in Yingkiong market area on March 26 before being handed over to the police.
Chowna Mein's statement comes a day after a delegation of Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS) met him in his office, urging him to ensure provisions for quick justice for women victims.
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".