Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

Officers forgo last rites of parents as election duty calls

PASIGHAT, Apr 7: As Arunachal votes on 11 April to choose their parliamentary and legislative assembly representatives, extraordinary dedication by those at the helms...

Over 20 complaints lodged against govt officers for canvassing

Election 2019PASIGHAT, Apr 7: The office of the state's chief electoral officer (CEO) has received more than 22 letters of complaints against government employees...

A question of conscience

With the voting day for the simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections just a few days away, the political atmosphere in the state is...

5 ‘illiterates’ in fray for assembly election; 3 each in youngest and oldest age...

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 7: Five 'illiterate' candidates are in the fray for this year's state assembly election. The analysis is according to the...

FIR against 2 over cash recovery in Arunachal

NEW DELHI, Apr 7: Days after Rs 1.8 crore was recovered from two vehicles in Arunachal Pradesh, belonging to the convoy of the chief...

APCA SG retracts petition after CEO warning

ITANAGAR, Apr 7: Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association (APCA) secretary-general (SG) Pekhi Nabum has tendered an apology to the state chief electoral officer (CEO) and...

Cash seizure rises to Rs 5.94 Cr

ITANAGAR, Apr 7: A whopping Rs 5.943 crore in cash and more than one lakh bottles of various kinds of liquors have so far...

Khandu blames Congress for corruption

BASAR, Apr 7: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday blamed the Congress party for "creating the habit of corruption" in the state. Addressing a BJP...

Ex-MLA’s wife dies in road accident

Correspondent DAPORIJO, Apr 7: Yaming Paying, wife of former Taliha MLA Tara Paying, died while several others were injured in a road accident near Joram...

Mopin celebrated in Aalo

AALO, Apr 7: Mopin festival of the Galo community was celebrated with pomp and traditional gaiety at Gumin Kiin here in West Siang district...

Participate in festival of democracy: Pario

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 7: The Indian National Congress' Palin-Chambang candidate, Takam Pario, called on the people to participate in the "festival of democracy" for peace,...

‘Congress has vision and agenda for Arunachal’

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 7: Bollywood actor Asrani, the star campaigner of the Congress party, on Sunday said the grand old party has a vision and...

Controversial statement

BSP chief Mayawati is under the scanner of the election commission for the controversial speech she made at Deoband, UP, on Sunday. She reportedly...

Back to Indira’s socialism

Cong Manifesto By Shivaji Sarkar The General election is leading to fresh thinking and a new economy. The road to it looks competitive for placating the...

CAB, UCC and Arunachal Pradesh

Dear Editor, Elections in Arunachal Pradesh are distinct from those in other states. Here elections are fought not only on the lines of development but...

Terrorism of the majority

Dear Editor, Indeed, "Hindus can't be terrorists" and so "there is not a single incident in history of Hindus engaging in terrorism." So, what was the...

The economics of NYAY

Dear Editor, The Congress in its manifesto has made a promise of remitting Rs 72,000 a year directly to the bank account of each of...

Withdraw case

Dear Editor, This is with regard to the ongoing case of commerce students and other groups versus the APPSC. If the court quashes the entire examination...

Driving etiquette is a joke

Dear Editor, Since the time I first sat behind the wheel in Itanagar, I have learned a few driving etiquettes, but I have also realized...