Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Elections and the NSCN

39-year-old former zilla parishad member Seliam Wangsa was killed last Saturday at Nginu village in Longding district. According to his friends, he was killed...

Let no mother cry again

  We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and...

NEEPCO’s ill-prepared shutdown

The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation's (NEEPCO) 405 mw Ranganadi hydroelectric project (RHEP) on the Panyor river is on a complete shutdown for maintenance...

Pakke Paga Festival: How not to celebrate a conservation festival

On a whim, I decided to attend the Pakke Paga (great Indian hornbill) Festival, which was held at Seijosa in Pakke-Kessang district from 18...

PRC: A question of relative permanence

Ringside view Seeking permanent resident certificates (PRC) for the non-Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribes (APST) settled in Namsai, Lohit and Changlang districts, the United People's Movement...

Troubled times ahead

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha even as there was a total shutdown in the Northeast region against...

Lessons for Indian Army from Bomdila

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman is scheduled to visit Dibang Valley to celebrate Diwali with the Indian Army. But the festive season has been marred...

Policing by students

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has been at the forefront of the anti-refugee movement in the state for decades now. As opposed...

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...


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