New Delhi, Oct 07: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a key accused in the murder of Arunachal Pradesh MLA, Tirong Aboh. The NIA arrested Ellie Ketok, a self-styled Sgt. Major of NSCN-IM and area commander of Tirap area. He was part of the killing team and fired upon the MLA on May 21 2019.
New Delhi, June 20: Not one minister in the Arunachal Pradesh government has a pending criminal case. In 2014, there was one minister with serious criminal charges against himself says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Dec 19: The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has built 18 new border outposts in Sikkim since the resolution of the Dolkam crisis between India and China. The SSB which guards the India-Nepal and India-Bhutan border put up the new outposts in Sikkim and Arunachal since the Doklam standoff ended.
In the Bomja village of Arunachal Pradesh every household has become a crorepati. This was thanks to the payment released by the government towards the acquisition of their land for the Indian Army.
Contrary to reports there is no standoff between the Indian and Chinese troops at Arunachal Pradesh. On December 28 some locals informed the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) about some Chinese undertaking track alignment activity around 1 kilometre inside the Line of Actual Control.
China has opened a 409-km toll-free new expressway linking Lhasa and Nyingchi, the two major cities and tourist attractions in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Nyingchi, incidentally is close to the Arunachal Pradesh border.
The government did a U-turn while stating that it would challenge the granting of citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees settled in Arunachal Pradesh in the Supreme Court.
Amidst the standoff, China held live fire drills in Tibet close to India’s border in Arunachal. The Chinese state media said that the drill was held to practice quick movement of troops and destroy enemy aircraft. The report however did not specify when and why the 11 hour exercise was held.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu had the perfect answer to China which has relentlessly raised objections to the visit by the spiritual leader.