Arunachal Pradesh: Guv J P Rajkhowa unhappy with railway amenities

Arunachal Pradesh: Guv J P Rajkhowa unhappy with railway amenities

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh’s new Governor J P Rajkhowa expressed displeasure over lack of amenities and hygiene at Naharlagun railway station after a surprise visit.The Governor, who visited the station, inspected hygiene, security setup and amenities for passengers including catering services. He expressed displeasure over the conditions at the station, a Raj Bhavan communique said.There was […]

Guv Rajkhowa alleges high corruption in Arunachal Pradesh

Guv Rajkhowa alleges high corruption in Arunachal Pradesh

TNT News ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa, has admitted high corruption in the state and called for concerted efforts to root out the menace.”Corruption in the state is high and the state government and civil societies should put concerted efforts to root it out,” Rajkhowa told newsmen after swearing-in as the 19th governor […]

Beef controversy: Was Rijiju misquoted?

Beef controversy: Was Rijiju misquoted?

  Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said he was “misquoted” while commenting on a statement of ministerial colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on meat-eating habits of people. In a statement issued here, Rijiju said he was “misquoted” when representatives of civil societies and the press asked him if one has to go to […]

‘Can anybody stop me from eating beef?’ Rijiju

‘Can anybody stop me from eating beef?’ Rijiju

  Days after Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that those who want to eat beef can go to Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju slammed the statement and said that his colleague’s statement was not “palatable”. Rijiju was visiting Aizawl on Tuesday when a Zee News report quoted him as […]

DoNER orders probe into alleged misuse of funds by Arunachal Pradesh govt

DoNER orders probe into alleged misuse of funds by Arunachal Pradesh govt

  ITANAGAR: Minister of State for Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh has ordered a probe into the alleged misappropriation of over Rs.900 crores by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, according to reports. A representation submitted by 11 MLAs from Arunachal Pradesh has alleged embezzlement, misappropriation, corruption and siphoning of government […]

Subansiri dam could withstand major quake

Subansiri dam could withstand major quake

  ITANAGAR: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), which is handling the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project at Gerukamukh in Arunachal Pradesh, has stated that the dam has been designed to withstand major earthquakes. After the Nepal earthquake, Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) demanded scrapping of the Lower Subansiri project, expressing apprehension over the dam’s […]

Arunachal:CM orders probe on four women electrocuted

Arunachal:CM orders probe on four women electrocuted

ITANAGAR: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki expressed shock and grief over the demise of four females who were electrocuted when a high tension line fell on a wet paddy field in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The incident reportedly took place when local contractors were clearing tree branches near the road, of which one snapped […]

Nido Tania death case: HC denies bail to accused

Nido Tania death case: HC denies bail to accused

  NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court refused to grant bail to one of the accused arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh’s student Nido Tania. A bench of Justice Sunita Gupta declined to entertain accused Farman’s bail application, after which he withdrew his petition from the court. Of the four accused, […]