The sports policy of Arunachal Pradesh

The sports policy of the state has finally been notified. The vision is to make Arunachal Pradesh a vibrant and leading state in the...

Bromide and platitude

The National Press Day celebration last Friday was one of the best we've had in years. The presence of so many journalists from different...

Bohemian rhapsody: The case for irony

Monday Musing There are two kinds of people who use irony to devastating effect: those who have a sense of humour, and those who don't. Witty...

The flame of Olympics in our hearts

Monday Musing Producing homegrown Olympians has been a long-nurtured dream of the state. Talks and debates have been held about it over the past many...

A chasm in education

Monday Musing Ever since the nationwide lockdown was enforced in India, parents are wrestling with a conundrum between sending their wards to schools amid paranoia...

No respite from the demon

Monday Musing The death of any family member can have a devastating impact on the family. It can cause intense pain and heartache. This morning, I...

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...

National events and festivities

Monday Musing In our country, festivals and festivities play a significant role in our personal and social lives. Different festivals are celebrated almost every month...

Govt needs more courage to implement major projects

Monday Musing Just when everyone thought that deck has been cleared for the start of much awaited medical college from 2018 academic session, the controversy...

A short stay home for children

Sishu Bhavan is a short stay home for children run by the Missionaries of Charity in Naharlagun. Right now, there are 17 children between...

Money-driven elections

Monday Musing It should not be a matter of discussion that money plays a key role in elections. As we all know by now, money...

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…...

Old school v/s the new normal

Monday Musing Students across the country breathed a sigh of relief when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the nationwide lockdown would come into effect...

The real fight begins

Monday Musing Whenever a new vaccine is rolled out, new misconceptions and rumours about the vaccine do the rounds. Myths associated with vaccines sometimes cause...

Two pennies’ worth

Monday Musing 1. 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...

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...

Hopes from smart city

Monday Musing There is an air of optimism following the inclusion of Itanagar under the smart city project by the ministry of urban development. Pasighat town...

Time to reassess and rejuvenate

A petition challenging the validity of Article 35A is causing restlessness in the troubled state of Jammu & Kashmir. The article bars outsiders from...

Ailing school education

Yet again, Arunachalee students have not done well in the Central Board of Secondary Education examination. The score is well below 50 percent in...

Smoke and mirrors

Monday Musing 'I must search for wisdom every hour, Deep in my wrathful bosom sore and raw, And find in it the superhuman power To hold me to...