Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Continued violence against women and children

As the state was geared up for the festive season of Christmas and New Year, we woke up to the news about the ghastly...

Uninvited bandhs and suffering citizens

Arunachal has a dubious record of calling bandhs. According to information furnished in the legislative assembly in September 2012, Arunachal Pradesh had witnessed 173...

The APPSC and its reputation

The Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has once again lived up to its reputation of being a professional bungler. The Commission since its...

Locating the nearest bin

If you ignore the dust in Itanagar caused by the highway construction and consequent traffic jam, and angry drivers swearing in between their mobile...

Disconnected elite sixty

Ever wondered what our politicians are up to these days? Nothing creative, or worthwhile, or for the good of the state, of course. The last three...

Lessons from Sisen and Laptap

2014 state legislative election, Sisen village in Siang district refused to vote. The election commission deputed officials and voting machines but 140 villagers did...

SSA teachers in Arunachal

Dictionary says that Déjà vu means a feeling of having already experienced the present situation. For teachers working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), government...

Shaky bureaucratic boat

It appears that in Arunachal, bureaucrats at the top have stepped onto each other's foot; pushing the entire bureaucratic boat to a wild tempest....

Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy

When the state cabinet decided to adopt the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy in August last, it probably had no idea that organisations and political parties...

Difficult times ahead for Arunachal, Chakmas and Hajongs

More than 50 years ago, the Chakmas and Hajongs were forced to flee the Chittagong Hill Tracts because of displacement following construction of the...


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