Fresh landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, at least two dead, toll rises to 19, Rijiju visits area

At least two persons were killed and several dwellings damaged in fresh landslides triggered by rains in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, raising the toll to 19.

Chopper with Rijiju force land in Tawang due to bad weather

 Union Minister Kiren Rijiju had a narrow escape on Saturday when the helicopter in which he was flying from Arunachal Pradesh had to force land in Tawang due to bad weather.

Tawang landslide: 18 people confirmed dead

At least 18 people have been confirmed dead till now in various regions of Arunchal Pradesh`s Tawang district, where a landslide triggered by incessant rains in Famla village of Arunchal Pradesh.

Landslide in Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh: Watch video

Landslide in Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh: Watch video

Continuous rain in the last couple of days led to a landslide at Famla village in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district early Friday, killing 17 people.

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh's ​Tawang; 16 killed, PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh's ​Tawang; 16 killed, PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

The landslide took place near village Phamla in Tawang. 

Weeks after face-off, Indian, Chinese troops hold meet on Arunachal border

A ceremonial meeting between India and China was held near Bumla in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Tawang festival ends

The three-day Tawang Festival concluded to the beats of traditional music and soul-soothing Buddhist hymns, with Chief Minister Nabam Tuki gracing the occasion.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cancels visit to Tawang due to inclement weather

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cancelled his day-long visit to Tawang bordering China due to inclement weather.

Parliamentary panel pulls up BRO over road connectivity to Tawang

 A parliamentary panel has pulled up the Border Roads Organisation over lack of road connectivity to Tawang, near the Sino-Indian border, saying in case of war the Indian Army would not be able to reach there in a day while the "neighbouring country" would only take a few hours.

Defence Minister to visit Arunachal Pradesh today

Just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday visit Arunachal Pradesh.

China shadow over ambitious Guwahati-Tawang connectivity?

India may again approach Bhutan for an early clearance to a crucial road passing through its territory that connects strategically important Tawang with Guwahati as the neighbouring country has put on hold the project apparently due to fear of antagonising China.

China protests PM Modi's visit to disputed border region

China said on Friday it had lodged an official protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to a border region claimed by both countries.

Arunachal Pradesh's districts witness season's first snowfall

With the mercury going sub-zero , several districts in Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the season`s first snowfall since the last couple of days bringing cheer to tourists and local people.

Himalayan region to get special status: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said the Centre is launching many big projects "which are in the conceptual stage" and the Himalayan region will get special status keeping in view its strategic locale.

42 people killed in 32 air accidents in last three years, Lok Sabha told

As many as 42 people were killed in 32 air accidents in the country in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Rajnath responds to China's concerns on border road, says 'no one can warn India'

Rajnath responds to China's concerns on border road, says 'no one can warn India'

A day after China sharply reacted to India's plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that 'no one can warn India'.

Don't make any move to complicate situation at border: China to India

China on Wednesday sharply reacted to India's plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed hope that India will not take any action which may complicate the situation before a final settlement is reached to end the boundary dispute.

Scrap dealer dies as defunct bomb goes off in Tawang

A man was killed while trying to extract lead from a discarded bomb, earlier used by the forces, at Mandaling village, near Tawang district in Arunachal.

Over 500 monks at Tawang, West Kameng district vote

Over 500 monks of 400-year-old Tawang Monastery bordering China and those in nearby West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh cast their votes for two Lok Sabha and 49 of the 60 Assembly seats.

General Elections 2014: Polling as it happened in Arunachal Pradesh

Polling for 49 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh began peacefully amid tight security. The main contest here is between Congress and BJP but new entrant Naga Peoples Front (NPF), along with PPA and NCP are expected to put up formidable fight in several seats.