Strong 6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:16 AM
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Arunachal Pradesh early Wednesday, US Geological Survey said. The epicenter of shallow quake was about 40 kilometres (25 miles) southeast of Along, and 180-kilometres southwest of the state capital Itanagar. It struck at 1:45-am (2015 GMT Tuesday). Arunachal Pradesh is home to more than 1.2-million-people. China's official state news agency Xinhua said the quake was felt in Tibet.
Congress Behind Citizenship Row Violence: Arunachal Deputy Chief Minister
Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:55 PM
Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein alleged that the Congress was the "mastermind" behind the violent protests in the state over granting of Permanent Citizenship Certificate (PRC) to six non-tribal communities in Changlang and Namsai districts. In February, Itanagar had witnessed large scale violence over the issue, resulting in the loss of three lives, besides causing damage to public and private property.