Arunachal Pradesh: News

Arunachal Pradesh is the eastern most state of India. It shares international borders with Bhutan, Myanmar and China. The state has 20 districts with Itanagar being the capital. It is one of the most diverse states with the highest number of regional languages in the subcontinent and also has huge potential for hydropower.

07 Apr 2024


10 arrested after migrant worker from Arunachal lynched to death

The police have arrested 10 people over the murder of Ashok Das, a migrant worker from Arunachal Pradesh, in Ernakulam city, Kerala.

03 Apr 2024


Kerala couple, their friend found dead in Arunachal hotel room

A couple and their friend from Kerala were found dead in a hotel room in Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh.

'Senseless attempts': India rejects China renaming places in Arunachal Pradesh 

The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday voiced its strong disapproval over China's recent attempt to rename various locations in Arunachal Pradesh.

21 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress releases first list of candidates 

The Congress on Thursday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Arunachal Pradesh Assembly elections.

21 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

US 'strongly opposes' China's claim over Arunachal Pradesh

The United States recognizes Arunachal Pradesh as Indian territory, a senior official of the Joe Biden administration has said.

17 Mar 2024


Counting of votes for Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim assembly elections changed

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has changed the date of counting of votes for the Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim assembly polls.

13 Mar 2024


Indian states with restricted travel for Indians

In India, each state operates independently with its language, culture, and governance. While citizens enjoy constitutional freedom of movement, some states impose travel restrictions.

12 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

India rejects China's criticism over PM's visit to Arunachal Pradesh 

India on Tuesday rejected China's diplomatic protest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh last week and said objecting to such visits or developmental projects "doesn't stand to reason."

10 Mar 2024

Music Concert

5 reasons to visit the Ziro festival of Arunachal Pradesh

The Ziro Festival of Music stands out as one of the country's rare eco-friendly music festivals.

09 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Northeast strong corridor for trade with South, East Asia: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for several development projects in Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar on Saturday.

09 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

What's special about the newly-inaugurated Sela Tunnel in Arunachal? 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sela Tunnel project, a vital infrastructure development in Arunachal Pradesh, on Saturday during his visit to the state.

09 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's packed Saturday: Kaziranga safari to Kashi Vishwanath 'darshan'

With the 2024 Lok Sabha elections just around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting four states on Saturday. The states include Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

31 Jan 2024


Delhi: Over 50 flights, 23 trains delayed amid dense fog

Delhi and its neighboring areas woke up to a dense fog on Wednesday — the third day in a row.

25 Jan 2024


National Tourism Day: Top 5 must-visit places in India

National Tourism Day is observed annually on January 25 promoting public awareness of the significance of tourism to the nation's economy.

23 Jan 2024


Myanmar military aircraft skids off runway in Mizoram, 8 injured 

A Myanmar military plane—carrying 14 people—recently slid off the runway at Lengpui Airport in Mizoram on Tuesday.

20 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra: Assam Congress accuses BJP of vandalization

The Congress has accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers of vandalizing banners and posters in Assam's North Lakhimpur town to welcome the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra led by Rahul Gandhi.

28 Dec 2023


Eastern elegance: Unveiling wedding wonders in India's east 

Ever since the "Wed in India" message by our PM aired on 'Man Ki Bat', couples have been looking for great wedding spots in India to keep their cultural roots near them.

15 Dec 2023

Baba Ramdev

Arunachal: Teacher's cruelty toward students at Patanjali school sparks outrage

A video of children with multiple injury marks allegedly inflicted by a teacher at Acharyakulam, a primary school affiliated with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda in Arunachal Pradesh, recently went viral.

07 Oct 2023

Delhi Police

NewsClick case: Delhi Police raids Kerala residence of former employee

The Delhi Police raided the home of a Malayali journalist and former employee of NewsClick, Anusha Paul, in Kerala on Friday, PTI reported.

06 Oct 2023

Delhi Police

NewsClick case: Delhi Police alleges 'larger conspiracy' in its FIR 

The Delhi Police, in its FIR, accused NewsClick of being part of a "larger conspiracy" to "disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India."

05 Oct 2023

Kashmir Valley

NewsClick allegedly distorted India's map, showing Arunachal, Kashmir as disputed

NewsClick pushed a "global agenda" to show that Arunachal Pradesh and Kashmir are not part of India, the Delhi Police's special cell said in its remand application for the arrest of the news portal's owner and Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha, India Today reported.

03 Oct 2023


6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal; strong tremors felt across North India 

A powerful earthquake jolted Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

29 Sep 2023


Arunachal integral part of India, China claim baseless: CM Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday firmly declared that the state has always been and will remain an integral part of India and dismissed any claim over the state made by China.

22 Sep 2023


Asian Games: Minister cancels China visit over barred Arunachal athletes

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has canceled his visit to China for the Asian Games 2023 after Beijing denied visas and accreditation to three athletes from Arunachal Pradesh.

19 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Ziro Music Festival 2023: Date, artists, ticket prices, and more

Northeast India's highly-anticipated music festival is back with its 10th edition this year.

25 Jul 2023


Conjunctivitis outbreak: Amid rise in cases, schools shut in Itanagar

With torrential rains lashing most parts of India, there has reportedly been a sudden rise in conjunctivitis cases, especially among children, across the country.

09 Jul 2023

Uniform Civil Code

Arunachal Pradesh: BJP's ally NPP opposes Uniform Civil Code

The National People's Party (NPP)—a coalition partner of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)—decided to oppose the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, reported PTI.

04 May 2023


China can't rename places in Arunachal: Asia's oldest monastery 

The Tawang Monastery, also known as the Gaden Namgyal Lhatse, has expressed resentment over China renaming different places in Arunachal Pradesh.

27 Apr 2023


After Ladakh, China calls for no-patrol zones all along LAC

China has reportedly called on India to agree to a moratorium on patrolling in not just the disputed border areas in Ladakh but all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), which borders Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh.

09 Apr 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah to visit Arunachal Pradesh, launch programs near LAC

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly visit Kibithoo—a strategically important village in Arunachal Pradesh near the Line of Actual Control (LAC)—on Monday to launch the Centre-sponsored "Vibrant Villages Programme" for the development of villages at the India-China border.

05 Apr 2023


China claims 'sovereignty' over Arunachal after India's 'invented names' jibe

A day after India slammed China for inventing names of places in Arunachal Pradesh, China doubled down on its claim over the state, saying that the region was under its sovereignty.

04 Apr 2023


China renames 11 places in Arunachal calling it 'southern Tibet'

China on Sunday renamed 11 places in Arunachal Pradesh to assert its claim over the Indian state. The names have been standardized in Chinese, Tibetan, and Pinyin languages, as it calls Arunachal Pradesh 'Zangnan, the southern part of Tibet.'

27 Mar 2023


China skips G20 meeting in Arunachal Pradesh amid LAC row 

China on Sunday reportedly skipped a critical G20 meeting in Arunachal Pradesh's capital, Itanagar, which was attended by nearly 100 international representatives, including those from the United States.

Can't confirm: US on providing India intelligence about China's incursion

A new report has claimed that for the first time, the Pentagon provided crucial real-time intelligence to the Indian Army, which helped India tackle the border incursion by China in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector in December last year.

16 Mar 2023

Indian Army

Indian Army helicopter crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 2 pilots missing 

An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed in the Mandala Hills region of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Two pilots— a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major— are missing, reported NDTV.

US condemns Chinese intrusion in Arunachal Pradesh, recognizes 'McMahon line'

The United States (US) condemned China's military aggression to change the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh.

26 Feb 2023

Congress Party

East to west: Congress now working on new pan-India march

As the Congress's three-day plenary session ended on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Raipur, party spokesperson Jairam Ramesh announced they were now working on a new mass contact program similar to the recently-concluded Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY).

19 Feb 2023

Section 144

Arunachal Pradesh: APPSC paper leak protests turn violent in Itanagar

Daily life in Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar was affected for the second day on Saturday after a protest launched by the Pan Arunachal Joint Steering Committee (PAJSC) turned violent.

06 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in Ujjain; Jio 5G released in Haridwar

Bharti Airtel has released its 5G services in three more cities across Madya Pradesh, namely, Ujjain, Gwalior, and Bhopal. Users will get 20-30 times faster speed than 4G speed at no additional cost.

27 Jan 2023

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio introduces 5G services in all North-Eastern states

Reliance Jio has launched its 'True 5G' service across six states of India's North-Eastern region.

20 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Rule 267 that Opposition invoked in Rajya Sabha?

Both houses of the Parliament have been witnessing a stormy winter session over the recent India-China clash at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

19 Dec 2022

Lok Sabha

Shouldn't disrespect jawans: S Jaishankar to Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Speaking in Lok Sabha during the winter session of the Parliament on Monday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hit back at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, saying criticism isn't an issue, but jawans shouldn't be disrespected.

19 Dec 2022


LAC clash: Parliament likely to witness uproar this week too

The Opposition is set to bring up the issue of the border clash between Indian and Chinese forces in Arunachal Pradesh again in the Parliament this week.