Priorities

Monday MusingExpressing an opinion is not the same as taking a stand. Taking a stand and being adamant may not altogether be in the...

The matter of identity

Monday MusingHave you ever been in a situation where all you wanted to do was have fun and chill with your friends with good...

For customized education

Monday MusingA child returns home after school. Her mother notices that she is wearing a Spiderman facemask instead of the sunflower mask she had...

My Covid-19 experience

Monday MusingOn 8 September, I started feeling unwell. I had severe body pain, fever, and cough. Immediately, I went for a rapid antigen test...

The price of a pandemic

Monday MusingSince 1 September, the government of Arunachal has imposed testing fees for Covid-19 statewide at all government-run facilities. Whoever is tested will have to...

Cleanliness is a collective responsibility

Monday MusingAs per recent Swachh Survekshan 2020 results, Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal has been ranked 7th among the 10 dirtiest cities of the...

A postcard from the edge

Monday MusingNot everything happens by chance. My introduction to journalism came in the form of The Times of India newspaper my father used to subscribe...

Walking a tightrope

Monday MusingNobody would have thought that Pema Khandu, who led the BJP to a convincing win in the 2019 election as the chief ministerial...

Article 371 (H): A repressive tool of the Centre

Monday MusingAcrimonious, inflammatory, inciting, hateful, prejudicial - all the adjectives that describe hatred don't seem to run out of circulation on social media these...

Seed of positivity

Monday MusingThis pandemic situation that we are facing together globally has, in more ways than one, taught all of us many life lessons. This...

Three sides to every story

Monday Musing  There are three sides to every story: your side, my side, and the truth... - Robert Evans.The health department has come a long way...

Covid-19: Real fight begins in the state

Monday MusingThe world is fighting a different kind of war in the year 2020, and the fight will probably continue for one more year....

Of weak political and bureaucratic leadership

Monday MusingThe lockdown of the Itanagar capital region has been extended upto 3 August. The capital-specific lockdown was imposed first on 6 July, when...

Overcoming crisis by doing nothing

Monday MusingThis 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 MusingAlmost 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 MusingThey 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 MusingTransfer 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 MusingGoing 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 MusingFew weeks ago, most of the northeastern states were declared coronavirus (Covid-19)-free states, but all of that changed after the beginning of the...