Arunachal Pradesh

  • 70 per cent voter turnout recorded during re-poll in Arunachal Pradesh 19-04-2014 06:23 PM

    Over seventy per cent voting was recorded in Arunachal Pradesh during re-polling conducted in 34 polling stations across the state on Saturday. The re-polling which started at 6 am ended at 2 pm in a peaceful note without any incidents of violence, election office sources said. The Election Commission has...
  • Modi asks PM to clarify on social media reports about Siachen 14-04-2014 06:59 AM

    Chennai: Citing reports in social media, Narendra Modi on Sunday demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh if there was any foreign pressure on him to "hand over Siachen to enemies". The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said some reports were spreading thick and fast in social media that Singh...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Congress candidate alleges kidnapped by ultras, released 09-04-2014 02:34 PM

    Congress candidate for Konsa (W) legislative assembly in troubled Tirap district was on Wednesday allegedly kidnapped by ultras while six EVMs were damaged in three districts during the polling to two Lok Sabha and 60 assembly seats in the state, official said. Yumsum Matey representing Khonsa West was allegedly kidnapped...
  • 16 voting machines replaced during polling in Arunachal Pradesh 09-04-2014 11:53 AM

    Around 16 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were on Wednesday replaced after they developed technical snags during voting for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of 60 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, the EC said. State Chief Electoral officer Chandra Bhusan Kumar said polling process halted for a brief...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 55 per cent votes cast in Arunachal 09-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Itanagar: About 55 per cent votes were cast on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of the 60 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, where the simultaneous polling was held peacefully. The vote percentage will go up as reports from interior districts are yet to be received,...
  • LS polls live: Modi files nomination, says Vadodara has been his 'karmbhoomi' 09-04-2014 07:28 AM

    Follow all the updates on the Lok Sabha elections here. Today is the second phase of polling wherein six Northeast seats are voting. Assembly elections are also being held in Arunachal Pradesh as the Assembly was dissolved by the ruling Congress. ...
  • LS polls 2nd phase voting: Very high in Manipur, moderate in Arunachal 09-04-2014 07:22 AM

    New Delhi: Update: At least 55 per cent votes cast their votes on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of the 60 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, where the simultaneous polling was held peacefully. The vote percentage from interior districts are yet to be received. In...
  • AAP not to put up candidates for assembly polls 07-04-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: With AAP fielding over 425 candidates across the country for the Lok Sabha elections, the party will not be in a position to contest the assembly polls in four states due to lack of resources. Odisha, Andhra Pradesh (Telangana and Seemandhra), Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh will go to...
  • Arunachal police seize Rs one crore from candidate's vehicle 05-04-2014 08:47 PM

    Itanagar: An amount of over Rs one crore was on Saturday seized from the vehicle of a candidate in Yazali of Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, police said. Acting on a tip-off from the election office, police intercepted the vehicle and seized an amount of Rs 1.84 crore, which...
  • LS polls: 60 per cent of Arunachal Assembly candidates are billionaires 02-04-2014 04:41 PM

    About sixty per cent of the candidates in poll fray in Arunachal Pradesh for April 9 Assembly polls are crorepatis. As many as 91 of 152 candidates are crorepatis while average assets declared per candidate is Rs 6.30 crore compared to Rs 3.51 crore in the 2009 elections. There were...
  • Modi questions Sonia over Italian marines, Nido Taniam cases 31-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Itanagar: Campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made his pitch in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. Speaking in Itanagar, Modi hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the Nido Taniam death case and fishermen killing case. Attacking the Congress over the...
  • Arunachal's smallest polling station has only two voters 29-03-2014 04:39 PM

    Arunachal Pradesh has set up a polling station for only two voters at Malogaon under Hayuliang division in the newly created Anjaw district. Besides, there are eight polling stations for less than 10 voters, 20 for less than 20 voters and 105 for less than 50 electors in different areas...
  • Political parties gear up for election campaign in Arunachal Pradesh 29-03-2014 01:42 PM

    The political parties have geared up election campaign in Arunachal Pradesh which goes to poll for two Lok Sabha seats and 60-member Assembly on April 9. The electioneering has become a low-key affair as most of the political parties including the Congress, BJP, NCP and first timer the Naga Peoples'...
  • Narendra Modi to start poll campaign in Arunachal on March 31 26-03-2014 06:17 PM

    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will kickstart the poll campaign for his party in Arunachal Pradesh on March 31 for the April 9 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state. Modi is scheduled to address the "Asha Ki Nayi Kiran" rally at Indira Gandhi Park in Itanagar, party's...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Eight candidates file nomination for LS, Assenbly elections 20-03-2014 03:31 PM

    With barely two days left for filing nominations for April 9 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh, altogether eight candidates filed their papers till Wednesday. Three candidates including two Congress and one independent have filed their papers for Assembly elections on Wednesday, election office sources said in Itanagar...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: BJP announces 2nd list for Assembly poll 20-03-2014 02:26 PM

    BJP has announced its second list of candidates, including that for the prestigious Itanagar constituency, for the April 9 assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh. The list of 17 candidates was cleared by BJP Central Election Committee, chaired by party's national president Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on Wednesday, Party spokesman...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Only five nominations for Assembly, none for LS polls 19-03-2014 01:59 PM

    With the deadline of nominations for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh approaching fast, only five candidates have so far filed their papers. According to Nirvachan Bhawan sources, four Congress candidates including sitting minister Pema Khandu (Mukto constituency), Parliamentary secretaries T N Thondok (Kalaktang) and Likha Saaya...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Arunachal Pradesh votes on April 9 05-03-2014 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh will go to elections on April 9. The Lok Sabha constituencies in the state are Arunachal West and Arunachal East. The counting of votes will be on May 16. ...
  • China plays down Narendra Modi's border remarks 25-02-2014 09:57 AM

    Beijing: China's Foreign Ministry sought to play down on Monday remarks by Narendra Modi, after the front runner to become India's next Prime Minister asserted at the weekend that the disputed territory of Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India. India and China fought a brief border war in...
  • Modi condoles Nido Taniam's death in his rally in Arunachal Pradesh 22-02-2014 02:19 PM

    Pasighat: In his campaign trail ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally in Arunachal Pradesh. Modi raised the issue of the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam and the spectre of Chinese incursions. "I pray to God to...
  • Nido Taniam's parents meet Sonia Gandhi, likely to meet PM today 12-02-2014 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: The parents of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam, who was killed in South Delhi last month, met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday. They are likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the evening. "She has suggested to meet the Home Minister again and form a committee...
  • Nido Tania death: Four men charged with murder 11-02-2014 06:05 PM

    Delhi Police on Tuesday told a court in New Delhi that they have slapped the charge of murder against the four persons, one of whom was arrested this morning, in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh boy. The police informed Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar that they booked...
  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today 11-02-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam suggested that he died of injuries caused to his head and face, bail plea of the three accused will come up in the Saket court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court will also hear...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report 10-02-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20-year-old were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Nido Taniam was beaten twice, Delhi Police tells court 06-02-2014 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: In a new revelation in the death of the student from Arunachal Pradesh Nido Taniam in Delhi, the state police has informed the court that there were two rounds of fight between Nido, the shopkeeper and his friends. According to reports, the shopkeepers made fun of Nido's hair...
  • Injuries after a fight may not have led to Nido Taniam's death: sources 05-02-2014 09:26 PM

    New Delhi: There is a dramatic new twist in the death of the young Arunachal boy, Nido Taniam, in the heart of the national capital. Sources have told CNN-IBN that there is no conclusive evidence that Taniam died due to injuries sustained during an alleged brawl. The initial autopsy report...
  • Taniam death: Video showing Arunachal boy on bike with policemen surfaces 05-02-2014 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: A video footage of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam has emerged and it shows the 20-year-old being taken away by the police. The video that has been shot on a mobile phone is of just hours before Taniam's death. It was uploaded on a website demanding justice for...
  • Taniam death case: Delhi HC pulls up police for slow pace of probe 05-02-2014 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has pulled up the state police over the slow pace of probe in the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam. The High Court asked the police for the reason why it is taken over 15 days to get an autopsy report in a fast...
  • Arunachal boy death: MHA agrees to magisterial probe, sets up committee 04-02-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has agreed to a magisterial probe into the death of Nido Taniam, a young Arunachal student who died after being beaten by 5-6 men in Delhi last month. The Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal had sought a magisterial probe into the incident citing lack of...
  • Nido Taniam death: Police arrest 3, Kejriwal to meet protesters today 04-02-2014 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police acted fast and arrested three people in connection with the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam after the High Court sent notices to the Delhi Government and the Centre seeking a report on the action taken by them. "Six people have been identified in the...