Overcoming crisis by doing nothing

Monday Musing This is probably the first time in human history that we are trying to overcome a humanitarian crisis by staying indoors and doing...

Victims await justice in Pumao incident

Monday Musing Almost two months after the brutal killing of Lamdaan Lukham and injuring of others in firing by personnel of the 19th Sikh Regiment...

Cabin fever

Monday Musing They wring you out from within - the gathering uncertainties - till all the things you cared about, all the rose-tinted dreams you...

Unfair but true

Monday Musing Transfer and posting of Arunachal government employees are being done in some departments. Though transfers and postings are a regular affair, the timing...

Is RT-PCR machine reliable?

Monday Musing Going by data from the Covid-19 bulletin, which is updated every evening by the directorate of health services, the reports from three districts...

Testing the waters

Monday Musing 'Water is very important for living beings. We need water to drink, cook, clean and wash. Without water, there will be no life.' This...

Covid-19: Time to strategize

Monday Musing Few weeks ago, most of the northeastern states were declared coronavirus (Covid-19)-free states, but all of that changed after the beginning of the...

Old school v/s the new normal

Monday Musing Students across the country breathed a sigh of relief when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the nationwide lockdown would come into effect...

Repetition of a historical blunder

Monday Musing The state government committed a grave mistake by converting Arunachal's first state hospital at Naharlagun into a medical college - the Tomo Riba...

Covid-19: no room for complacency

Monday Musing The onslaught unleashed by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) upon the humanity is overwhelming and unprecedented. Every country, irrespective of rich and poor, has...

Covid-19: simple steps to keep Arunachal green

Flights Of Fantasy One question that is in everyone's mind is: 'How do we ensure that Arunachal Pradesh remains a green zone for Covid-19 till...

Good intentions are not enough

Monday Musing On 3 May, the Indian armed forces extended their gratitude to all healthcare workers and 'corona warriors' across the country by organizing fly-pasts...

Devil’s advocate

Monday Musing Well, at least two different entities are killing it right now for different reasons: life insurance salesmen on TV, who are using the...

Our fault lines

Monday Musing Globally, humankind is experiencing an extraordinary situation - it is as if we were in a biological fiction Hollywood movie - ever since...

Many facets in the face of adversity

Monday Musing A virus has exposed many facets of our society - some disturbing revelations, some ugly, and some heartwarming. Our first reaction to the Covid-19...

Summing up the pandemic

Monday Musing Being a mother in the time of the Covid-19 lockdown is no child's play. While others complain of boredom, we are only tired...

We’re in this together

Monday Musing As the entire world battles the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Arunachal too has joined the war. The state government announced complete lockdown of the...

Coronavirus: Let’s together defeat the invisible enemy

Monday Musing Arunachal on Sunday witnessed an unprecedented shutdown in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a 'janta curfew' to put brakes on...

The flame of Olympics in our hearts

Monday Musing Producing homegrown Olympians has been a long-nurtured dream of the state. Talks and debates have been held about it over the past many...

Rising unemployment and corruption

Monday Musing One of my friends has been trying for a government job for the past many years and religiously fills up application forms whenever...