Thursday, December 12, 2019

Lokayukta: A toothless cub among ravenous hyenas

Monday Musing Truth be told, Lokayukta, the anti-corruption ombudsman organisation, is an unwelcome entity in every Indian state - at least in the states where...

Lessons from Arunachal

Monday Musing The vandalizing of Durga's idols in Doimukh just a day before the Durga puja festival in October this year had cast a big...

Skeletons in our closets

Monday Musing Some of the most interesting things to watch on television these days, other than the screaming and shouting wannabes of reality shows, are...

An adventure of the modern times

Monday Musing The enthusiasm among my fellows over the National Press Day celebration this year took me back to the days as a journalist new...

Shooting prices, falling sales

Monday Musing The stiff rise in the prices of vegetables in the markets of the capital complex in the recent past put the consumers' budgets...

When multilingual writers and poets meet

Flights Of Fantasy For the first time in Arunachal Pradesh, an all India level multilingual writers and poets meet was organised at Pasighat on 2-3...

A cult hero called Taro Chatung

Monday Musing In the mid '90s, a sensation called Taro Chatung took the state by storm. When the watch or clock showed 6 pm, the...

Crashing out the cash

Monday Musing To an average middle class salaried person, the last weeks of a month are often tough financially. I am sure every one of...

The unfading force of honesty

Monday Musing The maxim, 'Honesty is the best policy', which my parents used to sermonize to me during my student life, used to irritate me...

Two faces have I

Monday Musing The only form of racism that cuts closer to the bone than crass racism is subtle racism, ask any educated racist. That condescending smile…...


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