The incident comes just four months after six civilians were gunned down in a botched operation by security personnel in Nagaland’s Mon district in December last year.
The duo’s arrest sparked an outage in both Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Mahanta, a resident of north Assam’s Lakhimpur district, is a popular graffiti artist and illustrator whose creations adorn several public landmarks in Assam.
Itanagar-based advocate E Mili and Assam-based graffiti artist Nilim Mahanta were booked under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.
🔴 Sources said the PLA will confirm the youth’s identity using photos and then start the process of sending him back, which could take about a week.
On Monday, ANYA leaders said they have suspended a planned 48-hour strike in the capital region in protest, demanding release of their detained members.
🔴 ANYA, which represents the Nyishi tribe, among the largest tribal groups in Arunachal, has alleged Khandu's involvement in a Rs 2,000-crore scam of government funds.
The Taktsang residential school is located on an elevated platform surrounded by mountain ranges, barely 8 kilometre from the Bum La pass, line of actual control (LAC) between India and China.
At 15,200 feet above sea level along Indian side of LAC, Bum La, cold and windy, is located between India’s Tawang district and Chinese-occupied Tibet Autonomous Region
The Congress also accused the BJP of preaching on the subject of national security to the entire country while digressing from a serious issue that affected “India's integrity and sovereignty”.
The river changing colour was first reported on October 29, when locals found a large number of dead fish floating in the waters, which had turned black and muddy
The water of the river turned black due to high content of total dissolved substances (TDS), a district fisheries official said.
The defence minister on Thursday conducted the final breakthrough blast of the tunnel expected to be completed by June 2022. It is is expected to cut down the distance to the China border through Tawang by 10 km.
"When there are no restrictions in the movement of people among the northeastern states, there should be no tension. The NE states should live in harmony as per the laid down mechanism," Rijiju added.
While tales of their heroics have traversed generations, it was only last February, on a hill overlooking the village, that a foundation stone for a commemorative pillar was laid to remember them.
The court said that the notification discriminated between vaccinated and unvaccinated persons.
The complaint said that a road inauguration function had turned into “chaos” leading to “communal tension, unrest and protests” in the state.
Located around 300 km from state capital Itanagar, Changlang — near the Myanmar border — is largely forested.
Punjab-based YouTuber Paras Singh was arrested on May 26 by a Special Investigating Team (SIT) of Arunachal Pradesh, with the help of Ludhiana police, following which he was brought to Itanagar.
On Friday, the East Siang district administration announced the setting up of ‘Covid Care Banks'. The equipment can be taken free of cost and returned once the patients test negative.
In Arunachal Pradesh, where hunting has been a community practice steeped in history and culture, the 'Air Gun Surrender Abhiyan' is spelling new hope for conservation
The districts of Namsai, Lohit, Dibang Valley, Upper Siang, Anjaw, Changlang, Tirap and West Kameng are said to be among the 272 worst drug-abuse affected districts in the country and there are reports of government employees addicted to drugs in the state.
Notified in November 1989 under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary is a natural home to more than 236 species of orchids, as well as a wealthy diversity of mushrooms and other medicinal plants.
A new initiative in Arunachal Pradesh spells hope for a thousand-year-old paper-making craft on the brink of extinction
On Monday evening, at around 6.30 pm, around a dozen armed militants kidnapped the duo from a drilling site near Innao in Changlang district.
According to officials, the Friday's violence stemmed from a persistent demand to prohibit participation of non-tribal and non-indigenous people in the panchayat and municipal elections.