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Suspected Covid-19 patients being transported to various hospitals from the Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi

One each from Manipur, Arunachal who attended Nizamuddin event test positive for Covid-19

A 31-year-old man is the first case of coronavirus from Arunachal Pradesh, while the number of cases in Manipur went up to 2 after a 65-year-old man tested positive.

Arunachal girl Niki Lego — from PR executive to US Army officer, and now a social media star

Lego joined the US Army in 2019 & is now posted in Georgia. She created a social media buzz after she put up her picture in uniform Thursday.
Amit Shah

Coronavirus-hit China must look at helpful India, not pick on Amit Shah’s Arunachal visit

The India-China border dispute is a complicated issue and it is futile to expect it to be resolved in the ‘early harvest’ manner suggested by China.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah | ANI

India rejects China’s opposition to Amit Shah’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China claims that Arunachal Pradesh is a part of South Tibet, and Amit Shah's visit violates Beijing's 'territorial sovereignty' over it.
In the 1962 India-China war, the Battle of Walong was launched 57 years ago and was the only counterattack India could manage in the war. | Photo: by special arrangement

Battle of Walong — how India fought its only counter-attack in 1962 India-China war

57 years later, ThePrint details how the Indian Army held the Chinese back at Walong for nearly three weeks despite little resources.
IAS trainees | www.narendramodi.in

Arunachal, Goa and Mizoram could soon have their own cadre of IAS, IPS officers

Arunachal Pradesh has raised the issue of having a separate cadre of IAS, IPS and IFS for the state with PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.
Arunchal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu with US ambassador Kenneth Juster at the Tawang Festival

It was US ambassador Juster who wanted to take part in Tawang festival, Arunachal CM says

Washington says Juster's visit to Arunachal Pradesh highlights resolute US support for Indian sovereignty and commitment to local partnerships.
File photo | Narendra Modi with China president Xi Jinping in New Delhi | Graham Crouch | Bloomberg

With ‘Him Vijay’ & Mountain Strike Corps, India can alter the way China border is managed

Indian Army's Mountain Strike Corps signals a historic shift in the way India defines deterrence in its relationship with China.
PM Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

‘Arunachal exercise of new Army mountain strike corps not linked to Xi Jinping India trip’

There have been reports that China has objected to the exercise ahead of Xi's visit to India next week for a second informal summit with PM Modi.

Indian Army says ThePrint article on Chinese intrusion in Arunachal is incorrect

Author Abhijit Iyer-Mitra responds with more satellite images to back his claim and poses new questions to Indian Army.

On Camera

People wearing masks in a park in Shanghai, China | Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

Asians will become the new Muslims — how coronavirus will change our world like 9/11

To control another Covid-19 outbreak, solutions like body screening, temperature guns, sanitising kits will become a permanent part of our lives.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Is there a risk of Modi govt using Covid-19 to curb media and freedoms or is it necessary?

Surveillance is becoming a key concern during the Covid-19 crisis. The Supreme Court has also directed media to publish the official version of the developments.

Defence

A file photo of NCC parade at by SD cadets at IIT Bombay. | Photo: Commons

Modi govt to rope in NCC cadets aged 18 and above to help in fight against coronavirus

The NCC will mobilise its senior division volunteer cadets to be employed in small cohesive groups of 8-20 to assist the civil infrastructure.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.