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...

Silent bystanders

Monday Musing "He pulled her by the hair and dragged her to the end of the road, and then he kicked her in the stomach." This...

Summing up the pandemic

Monday Musing Being a mother in the time of the Covid-19 lockdown is no child's play. While others complain of boredom, we are only tired...

Swimming with the sharks

Barely a week after the passing of the Arunachal Pradesh Money Lending Regulation Bill, a group of women money lenders scrambled to the press...

Lessons from Arunachal

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

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...

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...

A letter to the Raj Bhavan

A mother from Kra Daadi wrote a letter to Governor BD Mishra, stating that a man, who she owed money, has sold her daughter...

Repeal AFSPA

Monday Musing Security forces massacred at least 14 Nagas in Oting, in Mon district of Nagaland, on the evening of 4 December. The civilians were returning...

Segregating the deserving

Monday Musing Attending the 76th Independence Day celebration at Dera Natung Government College in Itanagar, I hastily scanned the state awards' list. Finding a lone...

The journey of last decade

Monday Musing The BJP government has completed eight years in office in Delhi. It is time to reflect on the impact of the saffron party...

An adventure of the modern times

Monday Musing The enthusiasm among my fellows over the National Press Day celebration this year took me back to the days as a journalist new...

A question of conscience

With the voting day for the simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections just a few days away, the political atmosphere in the state is...

The Batti Project: Lighting Arunachal one batti at a time

While the country is gearing up for the elections, the team of ‘Further and Beyond’ are working towards raising funds for ‘The Batti Project’...

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...

Destination Mechukha: A painter’s delight

Monday Musing Someone once said, "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey", but sometimes, it is about the destination, especially if the destination...

Orange bowl of Arunachal coming undone

Dambuk, a small town in Lower Dibang Valley (LDV) district of Arunachal Pradesh, does not require an introduction. One of the most picturesque places...

Reluctant government employees

If you notice, a lot of private job advertisements in this daily specify that only non-tribal candidates need to apply. Elsewhere in the world,...

Where will the flags go?

Monday Musing My nephew has been using my aged car lately. Him being a busy young man, I rarely see him or the car. But...

Stop trying to create religious divisions in Arunachal

Monday Musing On 1 December, as the whole state was celebrating the Indigenous Faith Day, pictures of people holding placards, seeking cancellation of the scheduled...