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...

Devil’s advocate

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

Human-elephant conflicts

The elephant population in Arunachal Pradesh has remarkably increased from 890 in 2012 to 1,614 in 2017. As per the elephant census report of...

No relief for riot-affected shop owners

Almost four months after massive damages were caused to Takar Complex, the oldest commercial building in Naharlagun, during the anti-Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) riots...

Four months since you said two months

Monday MusingIn the past three months, we have written a little over 10 times about the four-lane road construction in the capital region. During...

Our fault lines

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

Dismal state of freedom, need for law on journalist safety

From the time the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA Government came into power, the Hindu-right wings could be ominously seen resurrecting; imposing radical...

The things we least deserve

Technical institutes such as the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) and the National Institute of Technology (NIT) are precious assets...

A castle for every tribe

Arunachal now is no longer Arunachal then. Our state was born with five districts, named after the mighty rivers Kameng, Subansiri, Siang, Dibang, Lohit...

Taking rivers away from people

Monday MusingThe NHPC Ltd has finally won a decade-long legal battle over the construction of its ambitious 2000 mw Subansiri lower hydroelectric project (SLHP)...

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...

The last rite

Meet Joseph Laye, an enterprising and hard working young man, a rarity in the state where many young and not-so-young men bully and extort...

The battle within

The identity of any group of people is through its languages and dialects. Arunachal is a unique state where more than 100 tribes and...

Are the political parties bereft of ideology?

With the date of the simultaneous assembly and parliamentary elections approaching nearer, electioneering by the political parties is picking up rhythm across Arunachal Pradesh. A...

Shooting prices, falling sales

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

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...

Inaction continues as drug menace thrives

Monday MusingThe state government had allocated Rs 10 crore in the last budget for modernizing drug de-addiction centres across Arunachal Pradesh. The budget session for...

From bad to worse

Travelling on NH 415 between Itanagar and Naharlagun has become a nightmare for the capital's dwellers, and it seems that there will be no...

Pedestrians’ woes

Are the pedestrians safe on the roads in the Capital Complex? The answer will, of course, be a 'no.' The other day, a speeding bike...

Nurture youth and their entrepreneurial spirit

Monday MusingIn the last two decades Arunachal witnessed several ministers wooing investors from other parts of the country and abroad to invest in this...