Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicTapir Gao

Topic: Tapir Gao

Tapir Gao — BJP MP who claimed ‘abduction’ of Arunachal youth keeps flagging China ‘incursions’

Gao’s tweet created an uproar, drawing attention of Opposition politicians. Two-time Arunachal East MP has talked about various ‘incursions’ by the Chinese army into his state.

Chinese PLA patrolling in Arunachal, time for action on the border: BJP MP Tapir Gao

Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao says India should be ready for any kind of eventualities, not only in Arunachal Pradesh but even in Sikkim.

BJP MP flags China ‘encroachment’, says ‘don’t allow next Doklam in Arunachal’

Tapir Gao had also raised the issue in September, claiming that the Chinese army intruded into Arunachal's remote Anjaw district.

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.

Satellite images show China road runs deep into Arunachal: Defence expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

Backed by significant infrastructure and two possible military bases, a nearly one-km-long road originates in China and runs deep into India.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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