Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Rape cases, policing and judiciary

The President of India has promulgated the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 to amend the Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the...

Withering wildlife

Sudan, world's last surviving male northern white rhino has died. The 45-year-old rhino was euthanized, following months of ill health on Monday at the...

Budget and plans for tomorrow

If you overlook the names of the schemes which are in impossibly tough Hindi and named after people, you might need to Google it...

Lessons from NERIST

It appears that problems confronting North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) are not over yet even as the centre has appointed...

When we fail children

Since December 23rd, four minors have been raped. Of the four, two were killed. On February 12, a five-year-old kindergarten student went missing from near...

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...


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