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Twelve-year-old A wants to be a professional painter when she grows up. But I don't have enough time, she says while comparing her prize...

The challenges ahead

It's been a month since the results of the simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections were declared. The election this year had the makings...

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...

Of memories and potatoes

Monday MusingThis is about Nyikam an old woman and a grandmother, my first teacher who spoke no Hindi, English or Assamese. The trusted weather-woman, brilliant...

Covid-19: simple steps to keep Arunachal green

Flights Of FantasyOne question that is in everyone's mind is: 'How do we ensure that Arunachal Pradesh remains a green zone for Covid-19 till...

A step towards social redemption

Revenge system that continues to prevail has been the 'curse of East Kameng district. It hangs like the proverbial sword that everyone is scared...

The NERIST unrest

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) took centre stage this past week. When we first followed the story of the NERIST...

Rationalization of teachers

Monday MusingEven though Arunachal Pradesh is doing its best in the education sector, it has been observed that government policies received a setback due...

Rising unemployment and corruption

Monday MusingOne of my friends has been trying for a government job for the past many years and religiously fills up application forms whenever...

Is the SIT serving its purpose?

(Monday Musing)They say that to provide impartial and efficient police service, safeguarding the interests of the people and making the police force a professionally...

BJP’s dilemma as saffron surges in Arunachal

Election mode has nearly set in Arunachal and Arunachalese love to get drenched in the election fervour. The election enthusiasm has already begun in a...

APLS, an emerging literary force

The Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) has become a literary force to be reckoned with. Within a decade, the Society has made a mark...

Lessons from Arunachal

Monday MusingThe vandalizing of Durga's idols in Doimukh just a day before the Durga puja festival in October this year had cast a big...

Fire: Turning festivity into tragedy

Monday MusingWinter months bring festivities home. These are the days we spend time with family and friends, eat special food and treats. But the...

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...

The ‘No cash’ crisis

Much hue and cry was witnessed in the past couple of weeks following a sudden shortage of cash in the capital complex and other...

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...

Coronavirus: Let’s together defeat the invisible enemy

Monday MusingArunachal on Sunday witnessed an unprecedented shutdown in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a 'janta curfew' to put brakes on...

Look east and learn

Monday MusingDuring a recent meeting in New Delhi to review the progress of the highway projects funded by the central government in the Northeast...

Memoir of a little-known journalist

Monday MusingThe other day, when one of my journalist colleagues reminded me about my retirement age, which is approaching nearer, it came as a...