Pema Khandu

Arunachal to ‘humanise’ its prisons; first central jail to be named as 'Correctional Centre'

Chief Minister Pema Khandu said the state government would try to ensure that the prisoners become integral members of the society after their release.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Northeast BJP CMs slam TMC leader Kirti Azad for tweet over PM’s attire 

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma condemned Azad’s mindset and said it was unpatriotic and against the interest of the country.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Govt focused on improving air, rail, road connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Khandu

"Economic activities will get a new boost and witness a sharp rise with the airport becoming functional," Khandu said.

published on : 19th November 2022

'Bhediya' showcases scenic beauty, cultural grandeur of Arunachal Pradesh: CM Pema Khandu 

The horror comedy movie, starring Varun Dhawan in the title role, was shot entirely in the towns of Ziro, Sagalee, and Pakke Kessang in Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Arunachal-Assam border issue likely to be resolved by November end: Khandu

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Khandu said that this meeting could be termed the penultimate one in the series of deliberations held between the two northeastern neighbours.

published on : 1st November 2022

Arunachal to hand over APPSC paper leak case to CBI: CM Pema Khandu

Khandu said the paper leak has created a negative impression among the job aspirants on the APPSC and the government.

published on : 26th September 2022

Paper leak: Arunachal CM says guilty won’t be spared

The CM sent out a stern warning to all, both government officials and private individuals, not to interfere in the recruitment process for personal gains.

published on : 18th September 2022

Job paper leak: Arunachal CM says guilty won't be spared

Two candidates had alleged the paper was leaked. After they moved the court seeking a stay in the declaration of the results, it directed the APPSC not to make any appointments.

published on : 17th September 2022

‘CM involved in corruption’: Arunachal group’s long march to Delhi to meet PM Modi

Seventeen of them, including supporters of the group, had set out on the march. One fell sick on the way and withdrew.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Assam-Arunachal border row: Line demarcated in 1960 to be basis for realignment of boundary

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Arunachal counterpart Pema Khandu held their third meeting on the disputes at Namsai in Arunachal on Friday.

published on : 15th July 2022

BJP bags 120 of 130 seats unopposed in Arunachal panchayat bypolls

By-elections to 130 panchayat seats and a zilla parishad constituency were scheduled to be held on July 12.

published on : 6th July 2022

Every penny sent to Northeast is properly utilised: Amit Shah

Shah took potshots at the Congress, stating that when it ruled these states, central funds were invariably siphoned off.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Assam-Arunachal CM's meet to form district-level committees to resolve border disputes

This was the second chief ministerial-level meeting between the two states over the boundary issue.

published on : 20th April 2022

'Committed to finding a permanent solution to all existing boundary issues,' says Arunachal CM 

What gives Khandu confidence is his recent meeting on the dispute with his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma.

published on : 14th April 2022

Focus on enforcement, strengthening infra to fight drug abuse: Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu

Lauding students of the college for their parade and dance presentation braving heavy rain, Pema Khandu said such activities bring positive energy to them.

published on : 5th April 2022

Chakmas, Hajongs protest in Delhi against 'racial profiling' by Arunachal govt

Santosh Chakma, general secretary of the Committee for Citizenship Rights of the Chakmas and Hajongs of Arunachal Pradesh, said the government started racial profiling to keep the pot boiling.

published on : 5th April 2022

Arunachal bars non-vaccinated people from entering state

The decision was made following Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla’s videoconference with the chief secretaries of the states in the Northeast and the Union Territories on Wednesday.

published on : 8th July 2021

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu monitors projects, pulls up officials over slow development work in some districts

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu said district officials would be directly answerable to him for any shortcoming.

published on : 10th February 2021

Khandu urges people of Arunachal to adapt to 'new normal' to defeat COVID-19

The public was not allowed at the Indira Gandhi Park in Itanagar and the programme was held with only a few government officials, journalists and security personnel.

published on : 15th August 2020

BJP’s first elected government in Arunachal installed

Governor Brig (retd) BD Mishra administered the oath of office and secrecy to Khandu and his ministerial colleagues at the swearing-in ceremony held in Itanagar. 

published on : 29th May 2019
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