Category Archives: Arunachal Pradesh

Rape charges on army after AFSPA extension in Arunachal

TNT News ITANAGAR: With the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) being imposed in 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh, the armed forces may be misusing their powers already, as the army was accused of rape charges on April 6. Army ...Read More

Arunachal wants Centre to review AFSPA extension

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh is set to ask the Centre to review and reconsider the decision to extend Armed Forces Special Powers' Act (AFSPA) to all districts of the state bordering with Assam, according to reports. "The state cabinet chaired by ...Read More

AFSPA decision in Arunachal to be reviewed

ITANAGAR: Union minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju, has stated that he has instructed officials of his ministry to review the Centre's decision to impose the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) in 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh. ...Read More

Arunachal CM upset over extension of AFSPA in state

ITANAGAR: Chief minister Nabam Tuki is upset over the extention of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state and has stated that the union government has "silently extended" the "harsh act" without consulting the state government. He added ...Read More

Arunachal CM opposes extension of AFSPA in entire state

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has said to day that he urged the central government to review the decision to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to the entire state. The chief minister said that he ...Read More

Undeniable huge ‘dispute’ with India over Arunachal: China

  BEIJING: China said its "huge dispute" with India over Arunachal Pradesh is an "undeniable fact" even as it echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views that the two countries should create favourable conditions for a mutually-acceptable settlement of the vexed ...Read More

Massive deployment of ITBP personnel in Arunachal

  TAWANG: As part of its plan to boost the presence of security personnel and infrastructure along the China border, particularly in Arunachal Pradesh, the NDA government has decided to deploy additional 8,000 men, open 35 new roads, create 54 ...Read More

12 districts in Arunachal declared ‘disturbed’

ITANAGAR: Twelve districts of Arunachal Pradesh which are bordering Assam have been declared as “Disturbed Areas” under the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as the government has found heightened militant activity there. Under the order, which will be ...Read More

Lunar eclipse to be visible from Arunachal Pradesh

  The first total lunar eclipse of 2015 will be visible in its entirety on Saturday from some parts of the eastern-most region of Arunachal Pradesh. A senior astrophysicist informed that Tezu and Roing in Arunachal Pradesh will witness the ...Read More


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