Saffronisation of Arunachal deepening

The saffronisation of Arunachal Pradesh has been taken to another level with the laying of the foundation stone of a 51 feet tall bronze...

Centre should avoidhegemonic approach to GST

The Supreme Court's recent ruling that the states and the Centre can equally legislate on matters of goods & services tax (GST) is a...

Regulate sale of mithun meat

The Upper Subansiri district administration has banned the sale of mithun meat in the open market. The ban was imposed after the Tagin Cultural...

Resolve Tawang church issue

The Arunachal Christian Forum (ACF) has threatened that it would go for a statewide agitation if the government fails to address the Tawang church...

Historic victory

The victory of India in the just concluded prestigious Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament is historic and has the potential to change the scene of...

Stop earth cutting to control landslides

The heavy rain is causing mayhem across the state with the Itanagar capital region (ICR) being the worst hit. Till now 5 people have...

Questionable ban on wheat export

The centre's sudden decision to ban the export of wheat reflects a knee-jerk reaction and may not be helpful in taming the soaring inflation....

CPA resolutions need Centre’s attention

Two important resolutions were passed by the members during the 18th general conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), India Region, Zone-III, hosted by...

Marital rape is a crime

The issue of marital rape has now reached the Supreme Court of India. The Delhi High Court recently delivered a split verdict on criminalisation...

Equitable fund distribution will bring pan-Arunachal development

Chief Minister Pema Khandu recently while attending an 'Arunachal Yuva Samanvay' event in Changlang district said that the current trend of thinking for oneself...

Repeal sedition law

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday ordered that the controversial sedition law be paused even as the government of...

Ensure seamless pension process for retired govt servants

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has issued very important instructions to the government departments to clear the pension cases on priority. He also asked...

Upgrade Midpu mental hospital

An ambulance for the lone mental hospital of the state, located in Midpu in Papum Pare district, was flagged off last Saturday by Director...

Rising inflation a huge policy challenge

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently caught everyone by surprise by deciding to hike the policy rate. The decision may have taken the...

CM’s promise to cancel out-of-turn promotions a welcome move

Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured that out-of-turn promotions on officiating or ad hoc basis would be cancelled. The statement of the CM that...

Give priority to infrastructure development

DoNER Minister G Kishan Reddy in his recent visit to Assam asked the northeastern states to utilise funds in full and put focus on...

Extreme weather pattern is call for climate action

The weather across India has been extreme. While large parts of India reels under severe heat wave, the situation is opposite in the North...

DAs can play vital role in tourism promotion

The inauguration of a new white water rafting centre in Miao in Changlang district is a good initiative to promote the tourism potential of...

India needs a renaissance

One often wonders why India, despite being endowed with copious resources, talent and ideas, remains a country where the dreams and aspirations of millions...

AFSPA needs to be removed from NE

As per the latest report of the MHA, incidents of insurgency in the northeastern states reduced by 80 percent in the last eight years,...