Articles about Pema Khandu
11 Mar 2020
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?
Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.
27 Jan 2020
After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding
A manhunt of sorts has been launched to nab Sharjeel Imam, a former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who gave an inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.
24 Feb 2019
Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed
A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.
23 Feb 2019
Arunachal Pradesh: One killed, dozens injured in Itanagar police firing
One person was allegedly killed during police firing in Itanagar after protests against the state government turned violent on Friday.
12 Feb 2019
Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha
The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, despite widespread protests in the Northeast.
07 Feb 2019
PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.
28 Dec 2018
Arunachal reaches new high, generates revenue of Rs. 1,598.49 crore
The Arunachal Pradesh government has created a record of a total revenue generation of Rs. 1,598.49 crore in 2017-18, reaching a new high in the last 30 years, a senior official said today.
21 Oct 2018
Arunachal: Villagers who gave land to Army become crorepatis overnight
Several residents of two villages in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh became crorepatis overnight after they received compensation for land they had donated to the Indian Army around five decades ago, right after the Sino-Indian war.
01 Oct 2018
Arunachal's Hollongi airport to have better facilities than Pakyong: Minister
The proposed greenfield airport at Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh, when completed, would have better facilities than the recently inaugurated Pakyong Airport in Sikkim.
06 Sep 2018
Arunachal govt sanctions Rs. 15 lakh each for flood victims
The Arunachal Pradesh Disaster Management Department has sanctioned Rs. 15L each for victims, who lost their houses in Siang river floods at Mebo sub-division under East Siang district.
31 Aug 2018
IAF rescues 19 people from Arunachal island: Official
The Indian Air Force (IAF) today rescued 19 people stranded in an island amid the swelling Siang River in East Siang district of partially flood-hit Arunachal Pradesh, an official said.
01 Jul 2018
BJP government in Christian-dominated Arunachal mulls repealing anti-conversion law
The BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh is reportedly planning to repeal a 40-year-old law that bans forced religious conversions.
11 Mar 2018
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu takes stock of power project
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed the authorities of North Eastern Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO) to avoid delay in completion of the 110 MW Pare Hydro Project, said an official statement put out on Saturday.
15 Feb 2018
Modi storms North-East: Inaugurations at Arunachal and poll-rallies at Tripura
To integrate North-East with the rest of India, PM Modi claimed that ministers visit the area "very regularly." He made this remark at BJP-ruled Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar.
13 Feb 2018
ADR report: 11 CMs face criminal cases; Chandrababu Naidu richest
As per a new Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, about 35% CMs have criminal cases against them and a whopping 81% are crorepatis.
08 Feb 2018
All families in this Arunachal village become crorepatis: Here's how
Five years ago, the 31 families living in Bomja village of Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) had transferred their land to the army.
14 Sep 2017
After five decades, Chakma, Hajong refugees may get Indian citizenship
The Centre may grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong refugees from erstwhile Pakistan (now Bangladesh), who arrived to India almost five decades back and are settled in Arunachal Pradesh.
10 Jul 2017
Why discontinue Sanitary napkins scheme: Congress to Arunachal Pradesh Govt.
Calling the Arunachal Pradesh govt inept to work for people's welfare, Congress party demanded the relaunch of Sanitary Napkins scheme.
12 Jun 2017
Now, Arunachal Pradesh wants a separate time zone
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu is the latest to join the 'separate time zone for the northeast' bandwagon.
06 Feb 2017
Nabam Tuki gets relief from SC in corruption case
Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki was granted relief by the Supreme Court in an alleged corruption case.
07 Jan 2017
Rijiju may replace Khandu to be Arunchal's CM
Within days of CM Khandu joining the BJP with the support of 32 MLAs to form the first ever full-fledged government in Arunachal, speculations are rife that he may soon be replaced as the CM.
31 Dec 2016
Arunachal, the first NE state to get full-fledged BJP government
The dismissal of Pema Khandu from PPA led him and 32 other MLAs of the PPA joining BJP.
30 Dec 2016
Takam Pario elected as next chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh
Takam Pario, senior leader of People's Party of Arunachal Pradesh (PPA) has now been elected as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
14 Oct 2016
BJP to join Arunachal Pradesh government
The BJP will join the government of Arunachal Pradesh after the political upheaval in the state reduced the Congress's hold to almost nothing.
19 Sep 2016
CM Pema Khandu finds Congress response humiliating
CM Pema Khandu thinks it doesn't make sense to stick to a party that doesn't give time to its own Chief Minister.
16 Sep 2016
Congress loses control over Arunachal Pradesh again
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, along with 42 Congress lawmakers dramatically exited the Congress Party earlier today.