Arunachal has 35 pc of India’s graphite deposits, says GSI

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has said that 35 % of India’s Graphite deposits is found in Arunachal Pradesh. The GSI presented the data during its annual interactive meeting with the Department of Geology and Mining and Government of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar. The only non-metal element that is a good conductor of electricity,… Continue reading Arunachal has 35 pc of India’s graphite deposits, says GSI

Arunachal CM orders judicial probe into anti-PRC violence

The Arunachal Pradesh Government has announced a judicial probe into the large scale rioting,violence and vandalism during the recent anti-Permanent resident certificate(PRC) protest that left three people dead.The probe would be carried out by a committee headed by a retired judge. Permanent resident certificate is a legal document issued to Indian citizens that serves as… Continue reading Arunachal CM orders judicial probe into anti-PRC violence

AFSPA ‘disturbed area’ tag extended for 3 Arunachal districts, withdrawn from 3 others

The Union Government has extended the “disturbed area” tag under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for three districts of Arunachal Pradesh for another six months, while withdrawing it partly from three other districts bordering Assam. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was enacted in 1958 to bring under control what the government of India… Continue reading AFSPA ‘disturbed area’ tag extended for 3 Arunachal districts, withdrawn from 3 others

BJP Confident that PRC won’t hurt its poll prospects in Arunachal Pradesh

The Government in Arunachal Pradesh expects that controversy surrounding the issuance of permanent resident certificate (PRC) will not have any impact on the elections. Permanent resident certificate is a legal document issued to Indian citizens that serves as evidence of residence and is required to be submitted as residential proof for official purpose.It is a… Continue reading BJP Confident that PRC won’t hurt its poll prospects in Arunachal Pradesh

India rebuts China on Modi’s visit to Arunachal

The Ministry of External Affairs dismissed the opposition by China and asserted that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India. The opposition from China came after PM Modi’s recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh. The India-China border covering the 3,488 km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC) is disputed between India and China. China claims Arunachal… Continue reading India rebuts China on Modi’s visit to Arunachal