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Can you guess the only coronavirus-free state in India?

At a time when the entire world is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases amid virus mutations, the people of Arunachal Pradesh can stay relaxed. The northeastern state on Sunday became the only state in the country to have zero active cases of COVID-19. Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday became a coronavirus-free state after the three...

Congress asks Nitish Kumar to stay in touch with Opposition in Bihar after Arunachal episode

Following the humiliation faced by Nitish Kumar after 6 JD(U) MLAs switched over to BJP in Arunachal Pradesh, the Congress has warned the veteran politician to beware of the BJP’s “poaching skill”. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has asked Kumar to stay in touch with the opposition in Bihar as an “antidote to withstand the...

Loss of face for JD(U) as 6 MLAs defect to BJP

In a major loss of face for the JD(U), six of the seven MLAs of the party in Arunachal Pradesh have defected to the BJP. Following the development, the JD(U) has been left with just one MLA in the 60-seat Assembly. The fresh humiliation for the party comes after its poor performance in the Bihar...

China alleges India of illegally setting-up Union Territory in Ladakh

Rattled by the inauguration of 44 bridges in border areas that will ease military movement, China has condemned the move. It has claimed that the Union Territory of Ladakh was illegally established by India. The statement once again reiterates China’s assertion that Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh are not part of India. Zhao Lijian, the spokesperson...
US diplomat backs India in border dispute with China

US diplomat backs India in border dispute with China

The US has backed India amid a flare-up of border tensions with China with a top diplomat describing Beijing’s aggression as “not always rhetorical” and accusing it of continuing with its “provocative and disturbing behaviour” to try to shift the status quo. Alice G Wells, the senior US diplomat for South and Central Asia, said...