Arunachal Pradesh

BJP sweeps Arunachal Pradesh, wins 41 assembly seats out of 60
25.05.19 - TEAM PT

The BJP put up an impressive show in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, winning 41 seats including three uncontested in the 60-member Assembly house.
It is to be noted that elections were held for 57 seats as three BJP candidates were earlier declared elected unopposed. ...

Seven dead as Indian Air Force chopper crashes
06.10.17 - TEAM PT

SEVEN DEFENCE PERSONNEL were killed after an Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Chuna area on Friday.
Five of those killed were Indian Air Force personnel and two were Army officials.

The helicopter reportedly crashed around 6 am Friday while it ...

Letting Dalai Lama Visit Arunachal Will Damage Relations, China Warns India
28.10.16 -

China today hit out at India's statement saying the Dalai Lama was "free to travel" to Arunachal Pradesh, warning that any visit would "damage" relations.

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has been invited to visit the state in March 2017, and the Ministry of External Affairs ...

Arunachal Pradesh Switcheroo: CM, 42 MLAs quit Cong, join People’s Party of Arunachal Pradesh
16.09.16 - teaM PT

 In an electric development in India’s border state of Arunachal Pradesh, all but one of the 43 MLAs of the ruling Congress, including chief minister Pema Khandu, defected to the People’s Party of Arunachal Pradesh (PPA) on Friday.

This effectively converts the Congress government to a ...

Ex-Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul, who led rebellion against Cong, found dead
09.08.16 - team pt

Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister and Congress rebel Kalikho Pul was found dead at his residence on Tuesday. He allegedly hanged himself.

No suicide note was found from Pul's residence, news agency ANI reported quoting Union home ministry sources.

Further, the situation is tense in Itanagar as ...

Pema Khandu to be sworn in as next Arunachal CM today
17.07.16 - TEAM PT

Pema Khandu, who was elected leader of the Congress in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly yesterday, will take oath as Chief Minister today.

Elected leader of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly on Saturday, Khandu has claimed the support of 44 MLAs including ...




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