Daily Archives: April 15, 2019

Tread carefully

There have been several reports of assault on government officers on duty during the just-concluded simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections. This has forced...

Economic crisis looms

Policy ParalysisBy Shivaji Sarkar Election time is show time. The minuses are swept under the carpet as rhetoric rules the roost. Manifestos are not necessarily...

Maneka’s misplaced priorities

Dear Editor, Hats off to Maneka Gandhi, and thereby the BJP, for such an honest statement. And also thanks to her for acknowledging that they...

Realizing our aspirations

Dear Editor, BR Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891. I greatly admire Ambedkar for his efforts in giving us the universal adult suffrage. Indeed, the...

Assault on employees on election duty

Dear Editor, On 11th April 2019 at 53 Changlang North during the election duty our team was assaulted. The government should at least provide the polling...

144 CrPC clamped around polling station in Lower Siang

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The Lower Siang district administration has clamped Section 144 CrPC in the areas surrounding the Sugom polling station, following...

Poll teams return; scrutiny awaited in Kurung Kumey, Kra Daadi

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Barring one, all the remaining polling teams have returned to their district headquarters. Three days after the polls, one of the...

Sangken begins with ‘descent’ of Buddha’s images

NAMSAI, Apr 14: Sangken festival of the Theravada Buddhists commenced here with the ceremonial 'descent' of the images of the Buddha from the monasteries...

Shutdown announced in Palin seeking arrest of perpetrates of poll violence

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Palin town in Kra Daadi district reportedly remains shut down since Saturday. Dolang Tako, the election agent of the Janata Dal (United)'s...

Cong seeks probe into ‘suspicious black trunk’ in PM’s chopper

NEW DELHI, Apr 14: The Congress party on Sunday demanded a probe into the alleged transportation of a "suspicious black trunk" in Prime Minister...

An election diary

Unlike in previous elections, this year the Election Commission of India (ECI) directed setting up women's polling booths where all the presiding and polling...

Alcoholism and Arunachal

Arunachal's culture encourages imbibing alcohol without much reservation against it. Offering apong to guests is a unique tribal custom which is little known...

Oppn to move SC again to seek verification of 50% of VVPAT votes

NEW DELHI, Apr 14: Persisting with their doubts over the credibility of the electronic voting machines (EVM), several opposition parties on Sunday said they...

APCC seeks sufficient security during re-polling

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to deploy adequate security forces and officials...

Bihu greetings from governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Governor BD Mishra has conveyed greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Bohag Bihu. He has also...

Cleanliness drive organised

RAGA, Apr 14: Members of the Magic Club Arunachal (MCA) recently organized a 'cleanliness drive-cum-awareness campaign', led by the Raga-II Nyijir, here in Kamle...

BR Ambedkar remembered

NAMSAI, Apr 14: The 129th Bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti was observed at the Pariyatti Sasana Buddhist Vihara here on Sunday morning. Taking part in the...