Saturday, August 18, 2018

The unbearable slowness of TAH

At a cost of Rs 10,000 crore to connect Arunachal, the Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH), which started in 2008 under the UPA, is the most...

An airport named assurance

If you read this newspaper, it is likely that you have read the phrase 'time-bound completion' more than once a week. Arunachal is known...

Religion, culture and vanishing languages

Call it naivety or a smart political move, Chief Minister Pema Khandu literally stirred a hornet's nest by stating that the Arunachal Pradesh Freedom...

RTI Act and reluctant government employees

The engineering departments-PWD, RWD, PHE, Power, APEDA, and UD in the state have a notorious reputation of not doing enough for the people of...

The state of our school education

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results of Class 10 and Class 12 are a reminder to the government of Arunachal Pradesh, teachers...

The need to empower APSCW

After years of demand by the Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS), the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) was finally formed in...

Negotiating road traffic in Capital

Getting stuck in the traffic is the new normal in the capital. It could be anywhere from half an hour to hours together. One...

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...


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