Monday, January 21, 2019

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...

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...

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