Arunachal Pradesh

State in north-eastern India

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Arunachal Pradesh: State in north-eastern India
Arunachal Pradesh is a state in Northeast India. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south. It shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east, and a disputed border with China in the north at the McMahon Line. Itanagar is the state capital of Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh is the largest of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India by area.


Amid tension, India responds to China’s ‘Ladakh infra development’ comment [Video]

Amid tension, India responds to China’s ‘Ladakh infra development’ comment

India on Thursday asserted that the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh "have been, are, and would" remain an integral part of the country, insisting that China has no locus standi to..

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Conveyed several times to China that Arunachal Pradesh is integral part of India: MEA [Video]

Conveyed several times to China that Arunachal Pradesh is integral part of India: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on October 15 said that India has, on several occasions, reminded China that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India. "The union territories of Ladakh, Jammu..

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‘First Pakistan & now China’: Rajnath Singh speaks on border disputes [Video]

‘First Pakistan & now China’: Rajnath Singh speaks on border disputes

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that inaugurated 44 bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation spread over seven states and union territories across the nation. Seven of these 44 bridges are in..

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Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges constructed by BRO to nation [Video]

Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges constructed by BRO to nation

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid foundation stone for Nechiphu Tunnel on road to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh via video conferencing. Defence Minister also inaugurated 44 bridges on October 12..

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China continues to illegally occupy 38,000 sq kms in Ladakh: Rajnath Singh [Video]

China continues to illegally occupy 38,000 sq kms in Ladakh: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 17 said in Rajya Sabha that China claims approximately 90,000 sq. kms of Indian territory in the Eastern Sector of the India-China boundary in Arunachal..

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5 boys of Arunachal abducted by Chinese Army, claims Congress's Ninong Ering [Video]

5 boys of Arunachal abducted by Chinese Army, claims Congress's Ninong Ering

In a self made video, Congress leader Ninong Ering claimed that five boys from Nacho, Upper Subansiri in Arunachal Pradesh have been abducted by China's PLA (People's Liberation Army). He said,..

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Modi govt's focus on building border roads to secure boundaries shaken China: Nadda

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Terrorists kill Assam Rifles jawan, hurt another in Arunachal

An Assam Rifles jawan was killed while another received bullet injuries on Wednesday during an encounter with suspected militants in Tirap district in southern Arunachal Pradesh, the police said.
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Our border infra not your business, China told

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'It has no locus standi to comment on India's internal matters: MEA rejects China's claim on Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh

The remark came a day after Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 strategic bridges in Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 44 strategic bridges built by BRO, 7 in Ladakh alone

Along with inaugurating 44 bridges, the Defence Minister also laid the symbolic foundation of Nechifu tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh.
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'Disturbed area' status extended for 3 Arunachal districts

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Govt extends 'disturbed area' tag for 3 districts, 4 police stations in Arunachal under AFSPA

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'We reject Chinese claims on Arunachal': US solidifies 'friendship' with India

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Defence forces on toes in six ‘disputed’ areas along LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

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China disregards bilateral agreements, has illegally occupied 38,000 sq km in Ladakh: Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha

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Chinese troops' movement in depth areas opposite Arunachal noticed, Indian Army strengthens positions

Sources said the movement of Chinese troops in their depth areas (around 20 kms from LAC) has been seen in the last few days using the roads built by them in the area where they have built..
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China hands over 5 Arunachal youths 1000 km away near India-China-Myanmar tri-junction

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China hands over 5 Arunachal boys; relatives say we lose way as borders aren't clear

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Five youths 'abducted' by PLA handed over to Army

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Missing hunters from Arunachal who crossed LAC handed over to India by China

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Arunachal CM Pema Khandu treks for 11 hours to meet people of remote village

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China's PLA to hand over five Indians who went missing from Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

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5 missing Arunachal youths found by China: Rijiju

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China claims Arunachal, says it didn’t ‘abduct own citizens’

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Chinese troops reportedly 'abduct' five people from Arunachal Pradesh

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Army strengthens its positions, from east Ladakh to Arunachal

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LAC face-off: India moves to secure eastern stretch of border after clashes with China in Ladakh

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Amid border tensions with China, Army chief tells field commanders to be prepared for any 'eventuality'

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