Is AAPSU a waning pan-Arunachal entity?

Monday Musing As the music's blaring crescendo fell, it was overlapped by colourful roadshow dances presented by the supporters and cheerleaders, donning their respective candidates'...

Riken Ngomle’s theatrical safarnama

Monday Musing Theatre actor Riken Ngomle has come a long way since he started his theatrical journey in 2010 and has seen his share of...

Apropos nothing

Monday Musing Jeremy has spoken On balance, envy is often mixed with admiration and inspiration, but jealousy? That, my friend, is a self-destructive emotion. My advice:...

Time for society to introspect

Monday Musing This month, Chief Minister Pema Khandu launched an online certificate course on drug abuse prevention to tackle substance abuse in the state. In...

We cannot allow our languages to be consumed by Hindi

For any democracy to grow, there needs to be healthy debates among its citizens on issues concerning the citizens. Over the years, since Narendra...

Heroes of 1962 war & Olympics double gold medallist Lt Col Haripal Kaushik

Flights Of Fantasy Many Arunachali old-timers recall the 1962 Sino-India conflict with fear and anger. The Chinese forces entered deep into Arunachal Pradesh along many...

Journey of a journo

Monday Musing The journey that I began in the mid-90s as a journalist in Arunachal Pradesh fascinated me in various ways. I still remember how...

Time to resolve interstate boundary disputes

Monday Musing The pact signed between Assam and Meghalaya to resolve their decades-old boundary disputes in six of the 12 disputed areas is indeed a...

The vanity of human wishes

Monday Musing A brotherly elbow The need to be alone and content in one's own company is much undervalued, and often misunderstood. People generally require a social...

In defence of the RTI Act

Monday Musing Witnessing the short duration discussion initiated by Congress MLA Ninong Ering on the Right to Information (RTI) Act on day three of the...

Marriage of traditions

Monday Musing Marriages are made in heaven - this saying holds so much truth to it. Well, some marriages do make onlookers believe that they...

Tracing my footprints

Monday Musing As a teen, I was fascinated by movie stars and musicians. I didn't want to be them; I simply wanted to meet them...

Rising boundary disputes

Monday Musing Recently, there was a meeting of various stakeholders of Changlang district, including MLAs, members of community-based organizations and government officials, to discuss the...

The unique problem of APSSB

Monday Musing If there is one organization that has consistently been in the news for all the good and not-so-good reasons, undoubtedly it has to...

Not our battle

Monday Musing The Arunachal society is passing through a difficult phase post-2014. Once known for its peaceful and secular way of life, today the tribal...

Housefires

Monday Musing Housefire is one of the worst manmade disasters. It causes irreversible damages. Apart from property losses, the affected people suffer from hopelessness, shock,...

Drug menace: Synergy between govt agencies and NGOs need of the hour

Monday Musing In 2021, the state government launched a series of activities in its war against the drug menace. The government found itself in a...

The vaccination pass

Monday Musing At the very beginning of the pandemic, parents and guardians were reluctant to send their children to school, but after a complete year...

Resolutions

Monday Musing Dear readers, first and foremost, let me wish you a very, very happy new year. May this year be Corona-free and may we...

A decade in journalism

Monday Musing As 2021 is dragging its feet towards its fag end, yours truly has scribbled down his personal experience in journalism for the last...