Breaking rules is the new normal

Monday MusingWe are law-abiding citizens and we should be. But we often break the rules, and we are proving it practically with our actions. We...

Water crisis is real

Monday MusingWith the onset of winter comes the problem of water shortage everywhere in the state as the rains which feed our numerous water...

Passing notions

Monday MusingThe curious case of Quinton de Kock When South Africa's wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock refused to 'take the knee' prior to his team's Pool...

Turbid rivers

Monday MusingIn the last four years, three major rivers turned turbid in Arunachal Pradesh, leading to unconceivable losses of aquatic life, making the rivers...

Trekking the seven lakes

Monday MusingOnce considered to be the most difficult district to live in and travel to, Dibang Valley is the new big thing in Arunachal's...

On maintaining equilibrium

Monday Musing"If all the beasts are gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens...

It’s not over yet

Monday MusingIt has been nearly 21 months since the first case of coronavirus was officially detected in India on 27 January, 2019, and it...

Digital dependency

Monday MusingVice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu, who was on a three-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, desperately felt the need for generating awareness...

Uncertain times in TCL region

Monday MusingRecently, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM) sent out a diktat to the legislators of Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL) districts to...

The shorts controversy

Monday MusingIn a move to promote freedom of choice and encourage women to wear what makes them feel comfortable, the women's gymnastics team from...

For an Atmanirbhar Arunachal

Monday MusingThe nation is currently celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday starting 17 September with various activities, like river clean-up drives, blood-donation campaigns,...

Two pennies’ worth

Monday Musing1. It's true. People on Twitter are different from those on Facebook. I speak in the context of Arunachal, of course. It's true. I'm a...

Growth drivers for Arunachal

Flights Of FantasyHamara Arunachal... the largest state in the Northeast and also one of the least developed states of the country. Arunachal is one...

Relevance of Nehru and his ideology

Monday MusingIn the month of July, as the US forces started to withdraw from Afghanistan, the Taliban militants started to take over the country...

Who would bear Arunachal’s burden?

Monday MusingBarely days after union Law & Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju's divulgement of the Centre's plan to relocate the Chakma-Hajong (CH) refugees from Arunachal,...

Monsoon menace: Time to dam the Siang?

Flights Of FantasyEvery year, the rampaging Siang river devastates large areas of prime, fertile land in many areas of East Siang, Siang and Upper...

A time for reckoning

Monday MusingThe last few days of July and the beginning of August were so unbearably hot this year. The extreme heat and hating that...

Time is ripe to resolve interstate border disputes

Monday MusingThe killing of at least six police personnel in the recent border skirmish following a border dispute between Assam and Mizoram has created...

Democracy on a tightrope

Monday MusingIn the last one month there have been two major developments which have become a cause of worry for every right-thinking citizen of...

The war on drugs

Monday MusingOn 16 July, the state cabinet approved the Policy on Psychoactive Substances 2021-26 to fight the drug menace in Arunachal. The policy, as...