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‘Disturbed area’ status under AFSPA extended in parts of Arunachal, Nagaland

Centre said in its notifications that the decision has been take after reviewing the law and order situation in both states.

The decisions have been taken after review of the law-and-order situation in both the states.(PTI)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 08:19 PM IST

US warned India of Chinese incursion: Report

The administration did not confirm the report. When asked about the claims in the story, John Kirby, the National Security Council coordinator for Strategic Communications told reporters at the White House, “No, I can’t confirm that.”

The report appeared to be referring to the India-China clash at Yangtse in Tawang in Arunachal on December 9, when Chinese troops unilaterally attacked two Indian outposts. Indian forces successfully repelled the incursion. (Representative Photo)
Updated on Mar 22, 2023 03:48 AM IST
By, Washington

APPSB 2023 examination calendar released at apssb.nic.in, check schedule here

APSSB released the annual examination calendar for the year 2023 today, March 1.

APPSB 2023 examination calendar released at apssb.nic.in
Published on Mar 01, 2023 07:57 PM IST

Arunachal Police busts Naga rebel outfit camp near Indo-Myanmar border

The operation was carried out in Lungpang area under Rima Putok circle of the Changlang district by the Arunachal Pradesh police

Police said the five armed cadres at the camp escaped but the police burnt down the rebel group ENNG’s camp (Photo:Arunachal Police)
Updated on Feb 23, 2023 10:01 PM IST

Arunachal integral part of India, condemn China: Rare resolution in US Senate

The bipartisan resolution condemns China for the “use of military force” to change the status quo at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and its other provocations.

Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh on December 9.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 17, 2023 07:57 AM IST

'You will enjoy reading this': Modi shares Arunachal youth's ‘day in PMO’

Lopoli Melo, a student of history at Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), Arunachal Pradesh, has written a detailed account of her experience of visiting the Parliament and Prime Minister's Office.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PIB)
Published on Feb 09, 2023 06:39 PM IST

‘Not Switzerland or Kashmir’: Nagaland min shares stunning pics from this state

Comparing it to popular tourist spots like Switzerland and Kashmir, the BJP state president tweeted that the photographs were from the newly built Chighu Resort at Anini in Arunachal Pradesh.

The picturesque visuals were captured in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.(Twitter)
Updated on Jan 29, 2023 12:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

IAF's massive exercise near LAC in northeast amid China border row: Report

Exercise Pralay: The exercise would see major combat assets of the Air Force including the Rafale and Su-30 fighter jets activated along with the transport and other aircraft.

Indian Air Force to hold Exercise Pralay along LAC in northeast.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 21, 2023 01:12 PM IST

China building dam close to India border: New satellite images

The development comes in the wake of China unveiling plans to build a “super” dam close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Tibet on the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo river, which flows into Arunachal Pradesh as the Siang and then to Assam as the Brahmaputra.

People familiar with the matter said the dam, located at the strategic tri-junction of China’s borders with India and Nepal and opposite the Kalapani region of Uttarakhand state, could be used to divert or restrict the waters of the Mabja Zangbo river.
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 05:16 AM IST
By, New Delhi

'BRO means brother...': Rajnath Singh's praise for Border Roads Organisation

Singh is on a two-day visit to the northeastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and was speaking at the inauguration of the Siyom Bridge in the latter state, as well as over 20 other BRO projects in the border states.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh at an event in Arunachal Pradesh' Siang on Tuesday.(Twitter/Rajnath Singh)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 06:59 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Women's Biking Expedition launched by Arunachal Pradesh to promote local tourism

To gain the attention of tourists from around the world, the department of tourism in Arunachal Pradesh recently announced a digital campaign through the journey of four women bikers.

Women's Biking Expedition launched by Arunachal Pradesh to promote local tourism. (representative image)(Unsplash )
Published on Dec 24, 2022 03:31 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Pasighat (arunachal Pradesh) [india]

IAF Garud forces deployed from Ladakh to Arunachal along China border: Report

Using their Special Forces in these operations, the Indian Air Force has also equipped them with the latest weapons like the American Sig Sauer assault rifles along with the latest AK-103 whose latest version AK-203 would be produced in the country under the Make in India scheme.

The Garud Special Forces are deployed in the frontline areas along the China border from Eastern Ladakh to Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh where they would be carrying out specialist operations in case there is any requirement.
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 11:07 PM IST

'Like darbari kutte of...': BJP MLA's counter to Cong chief Kharge's 'dog' jibe

'Has even your dog died…': Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's controversial comment on the India-China border tension has sparked a massive war of words with the ruling BJP.

Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma (Credit: ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 01:59 PM IST

‘Govt is adamant’: Sonia on Tawang clash as oppn demands talks in Parliament

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi chaired a Parliamentary party meeting at Central Hall on Wednesday, in which, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury were in attendance, among other of her party MPs.

Congress MPs Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, P Chidambaram, KC Venugopal, DMK's TR Baalu and other members stage a protest near the Gandhi Statue demanding discussion on national security and Indo-China border dispute issue during the Winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday, December 21, 2022. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist Lav)
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 01:28 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Why is Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh important to China?

The PLA transgression in Yangtze plateau is an annual affair, since the PLA intruded into Somdorong Chu in 1986-87, as a part of Chinese plan to show that the territory is disputed. Just like the then Indian Army Chief Gen K Sundarji launched a counter to Somdorong Chu without even informing the then government, the Indian Army this time too was prepared for the PLA and repelled them.

File Photo Indian Army troopers pushing back PLA aggression in Tawang sector
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 11:44 AM IST

Three questions by TMC's Saket Gokhale after ‘circus of BJP, Cong in Parliament'

Bharatiya Janata Party and opposition members in Rajya Sabha sparred over certain remarks made by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in Rajasthan's Alwar, with treasury bench members seeking an apology from him for the "foul" comments.

Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Saket Gokhale.(File)
Updated on Dec 20, 2022 11:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

In Lok Sabha, Jaishankar reacts to Rahul Gandhi's remark: ‘The word pitai…’

At a press conference in Jaipur last week during his "Bharat Jodo Yatra", Rahul Gandhi had claimed that China is preparing for “a war” and accused the Centre of trying to "ignore" the threat.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar was speaking in Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 19, 2022 06:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Congress questions Modi’s ‘silence’ on India-China clashes in Arunachal

Opposition parties have been trying to corner the Union government over clashes between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Arunachal Pradesh’s Yangtse sector on December 9.

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday attacked the Modi government over the recent clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in Arunachal Pradesh. (PTI)
Published on Dec 18, 2022 11:48 PM IST
BySachin Saini and Anish Yande, Jaipur/new Delhi

Sela Pass tunnel in Arunachal to provide weather connectivity to China border

The construction of the Sela Pass tunnel is being done by Border Roads Organisation (BRO).

An outer view of the Sela Pass tunnel which will provide all-weather connectivity to Tawang, is being constructed atop 13,000 feet.(ANI)
Published on Dec 18, 2022 07:20 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju says Yangtse area is fully secured now; slams Rahul Gandhi

Union law minister Kiren Rijiju alleged that Rahul Gandhi is not only insulting the Indian Army but damaging the nation's image.

Union minister Kiren Rijiju with Indian Army soldiers in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang. (Source: @KirenRijiju)
Updated on Dec 17, 2022 09:15 PM IST
By, New Delhi

On Rahul Gandhi's 'China prepping for war', BJP says, 'He is so close to them'

BJP leaders questions how could Rahul Gandhi say 'jawano ko peet rahe hain' on Vijay Diwas when Indian soldiers have gave a befitting reply in the recent Tawang clash in Arunachal Pradesh on December 9.

Rahul Gandhi's statement on China drew severe criticism from the BJP.
Updated on Dec 16, 2022 08:52 PM IST

Tawang thrives as fascinating tourist destination despite tension at border

The picturesque town of Arunachal Pradesh has often been described as the jewel in the crown of the Northeast.

This pristine hub of many tourist-worthy spots has flourished into one of the most fascinating destinations for Indians as well as its neighbour China.(Unsplash)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 05:16 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Tawang (arunachal Pradesh)

'Laal aankh of Modi govt...': Congress' latest jibe at PM over India-China

Tawang sector incursion: The Indian Air Force reportedly scrambled jets on several instances to tackle drone sightings.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 12:04 PM IST

Days after Arunachal clash, old video of India-China troops fight goes viral

In the video of the incident, believed to have taken place at the Yangtse sector near the LAC last year, Indian soldiers - some speaking Punjabi - can be seen beating up Chinese troops who were apparantly trying to cross the LAC.

A still from video footage of a violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops.(Source: @AdnanSamiLive)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 05:55 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Why don't we...': Arvind Kejriwal's solution to teach China a 'lesson'

Arunachal Pradesh Tawang news: On December 9 Chinese troops attempted to unilaterally alter the status quo in the sector's Line of Actual Control (LAC) but were rebuffed by Indian soldiers.

Arvind Kejriwal (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 05:41 PM IST

On Tawang face-off, Bhupesh Baghel's ‘laal aankh’ advice to Modi government

Bhupesh Baghel also said it's the government of India which has to hold diplomatic and political talks. “The question is why (central government) is silent,” Baghel said.

The Congress has been demanding a discussion on the border issue and accusing the government of hiding the truth.(File)
Published on Dec 14, 2022 03:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Jawab do, Modi...': Congress slams PM over China's Tawang incursion

Arunachal Pradesh Tawang news: On December 9 Indian and Chinese troops clashed in the Tawang sector, and India responded to China's incursions in a 'firm and resolute' manner.

Prime minister Narendra Modi, defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist Lav)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 12:25 PM IST

US sends stern message to China on Tawang clash: 'Fully support India's effort'

China is growingly asserting itself and being proactive in areas directed toward US allies and partners in Indo-Pacific, Pentagon press secretary Pat Ryder said.

On India-China Tawang stand-off, Pentagon said it fully supports India's efforts to de-escalate the situation. (AP)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 08:44 AM IST

Congress posts old video of BJP MP's Lok Sabha speech warning ‘repeat of Doklam’

The clash near Yangtse along the LAC in the sensitive Tawang sector took place last Friday amid the over 30-month border standoff between the two sides in eastern Ladakh.

BJP MP Tapir Gao speaks in Lok Sabha on November 19, 2019.(Lok Sabha TV)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 06:30 AM IST

US reacts to India-China clash in Tawang: 'Glad both sides quickly disengaged'

On India-China clash, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the US is closely monitoring the situation and encouraging India and China to utilise the bilateral channels.

India-China clash: A file photo of Indian Army personnel at Kibithu close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 06:22 AM IST
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