ARUNACHAL PRADESH CHIEF MINISTER

  • Dorjee Khandu's body reaches Itanagar May 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Finally, after 6 days, a helicopter landed in the helipad in Itanagar's Governor House on Thursday afternoon carrying Dorjee Khandu's dead body from Tawang. The MI 17 helicopter brought the body after a painstaking search in Sela Pass, which finally resulted in locating the helicopter debris and the dead...
  • Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins? May 5, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins?' ...
  • Do politicians force suicidal chopper rides? May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Dorjee Khandu joined a long list of politicians, who died in similar aerial accidents, that includes YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Sanjay Gandhi, Madhavrao Scindia, Lok Sabha speaker GMC Balayogi, S Mohan Kumaramangalam, OP Jindal, Surendra Singh, Dera Natung and C Sangma. But who is to blame for the accidents? Is...
  • Why it took so long to find Dorjee's chopper May 4, 2011

    The crash site is at 17000 feet at a place called Lugutang, which is 16 km from Tawang. ...
  • PM, Sonia Gandhi could visit Arunachal May 4, 2011

    Itanagar: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh could arrive in Itanagar to pay their last respects to Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, Union minister for development of north eastern region BK Handique said on Wednesday. Handique told reporters that they were being apprised of developments from...
  • Arunachal CM chopper crash: 2 bodies identified May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's helicopter crash site has been located in the area of Lobothang, according to Union Home Ministry. The search party is now trying to reach the bodies which have been sighted just north of Sela Pass, the third highest pass in the...
  • 5 days on, reward to trace missing Arunachal CM May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: It has been five days since Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's chopper went missing, but the search is still on for him. A desperate search is on not just by the Indian paramilitary forces but also by Bhutanese teams. Bad weather conditions have been hampering search operations that...
  • ISRO, IAF help to narrow down Dorjee search May 3, 2011

    Guwahati: On the basis of information given by ISRO and images taken by IAFs Sukhoi aircraft, the search for Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has been narrowed down to one area near Naga G G. The area is located on the southern slope of the mountain (Sela Pass), which is...
  • Search for Khandu: ITBP focuses on two areas May 3, 2011

    Itanagar/Shillong: Nearly 300 ITBP personnel on Tuesday fanned out on foot heading towards a place five km inside Bhutan and for Nagajiji near the windy Sela Pass to track the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others. The aerial search was called off for the day...