"She will not be given ticket by any one political party because she is a consensus candidate and she will file nomination as an independent candidate," CM Pema Khandu said
What started as a school boy’s project turned into a landmark event in the history of the Wancho tribe in Arunachal Pradesh: an independent script for their language that now has a place in the Unicode.
How National Awards for films in Pangchenpa and Sherdukpen — dialects that have speakers as few as 4,000 — is more than just a certificate of recognition, but a step towards language preservation too.
The epicentre of the earthquake, which occurred at around 2.50 pm, was located at a depth of 10 km at East Kameng district in Arunachal.
The agency has booked Tuki for alleged irregularities in awarding contracts worth Rs 3.20 crore for a government project in 2003, CBI sources said on Friday.
Around 3.30 am on Thursday, a portion of one of the hostel buildings collapsed, burying the victims in their sleep. The victims, two 10-year-olds — Rhinchin Lhamu and Genden Wangmu — were students of Class V and VI, respectively.
Arunachal Pradesh flash floods: The state disaster management authorities have provided relief material including clothing and food. Those affected are now staying with their relatives.
The first-ever sighting of the elusive Manouria impressa or Impressed Tortoise in an Arunachal Pradesh forest will give a boost to the field of turtle conservation in Northeast India.
According to police, Kajum Bagra (34), killed Kenjum Kamsi (40) on March 26, 2017 by shooting him in the head near Hotel West in Aalo following an altercation.
The only evidence of its existence is a single specimen that was collected in a remote corner of Arunachal Pradesh in 1981. Thirty eight years on, a group of wildlife scientists are on their first dedicated mission to find the “missing” flying squirrel of Namdapha.
In an Arunachal Pradesh village, locals are planting a corridor of gibbon-friendly trees in a bid to conserve the arboreal species in their natural habitat.
MLA Tirong Aboh and 10 others were killed in the 12 Mile area, 20 km from Khonsa, the district headquarters town of Tirap, when the lawmaker was on his way to Khonsa from Dibrugarh in Assam.
Aboh (45) was a member of the National People’s Party (NPP) and the sitting MLA from Khonsa West constituency seeking re-election and was vocal against the NSCN (IM) (Isak-Muivah).
The Act, which gives sweeping powers to security forces, was partially withdrawn from three of the state’s nine districts, but would remain in force in the areas bordering Myanmar, the MHA order said.
Rijiju also said the BJP government in the state should take all possible steps, including initiating dialogue with the civil society, to restore normalcy at the earliest.
In Arunachal, PRC has been a long-pending demand of members of six non-tribal communities mainly inhabiting Namsai and Changlang districts.
Violent protests broke out in Arunachal Pradesh, where assembly elections are due in April-May, over recommendations of granting PRCs to six communities.
"Arunachal Pradesh government was not able to communicate the correct thing to the general people. People started thinking that the government was going to implement the Permanent Residence Certificate," Rijiju said.
Flouting the curfew imposed on Saturday, the situation turned violent when the agitators set ablaze the private residence of the state deputy chief minister and ransacked the office of the deputy commissioner in the capital yesterday.
Deputy CM’s house attacked; BJP government alleges Congress conspiracy
The Arunachal government passed an order rejecting the recommendations of the Joint High-Powered Committee to grant permanent resident certificates to six tribal communities.
Internet services have been suspended in Itanagar and Naharlagun. With all markets, petrol pumps and shops closed and most of the ATMs running out of cash, normal life was thrown out of gear in the state capital.
People in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh have been protesting after the state government announced that it was considering issuing permanent resident certificates (PRCs) to six communities living in Namsai and Changlang districts.
The name might sound melancholic but the discovery of the Crying Keelback snake or the Hebius lacrima in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lepa-Rada district is the cause of much cheer in the oft-ignored field of herpetology in the Northeast.
Khandu said that Arunachal Pradesh was getting more attention from the Centre ever since the National Democratic Alliance government came to power in 2014.