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...

Living on your own

Monday MusingThere will come a time when many of us who have lived sheltered lives with our families will have to finally step out...

Arrows of valentine

This is going to be something of a dampener for those looking forward to Valentine's Day, which is just around the corner. Just so...

For customized education

Monday MusingA child returns home after school. Her mother notices that she is wearing a Spiderman facemask instead of the sunflower mask she had...

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...

The flame of Olympics in our hearts

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

Article 371 (H): A repressive tool of the Centre

Monday MusingAcrimonious, inflammatory, inciting, hateful, prejudicial - all the adjectives that describe hatred don't seem to run out of circulation on social media these...

Victims await justice in Pumao incident

Monday MusingAlmost two months after the brutal killing of Lamdaan Lukham and injuring of others in firing by personnel of the 19th Sikh Regiment...

No more a minnow

Arunachal Pradesh is not a minnow any more in the regional and national sports arenas. By claiming the third spot in the just-concluded first...

An equal music

Monday MusingWhenever any guest arrives at our home and sees my husband working in the kitchen, it is like they have seen a ghost...

Convert Chimpu DCH into a permanent government super-specialty hospital

Monday MusingAs the second wave of Covid-19 has hit the state, in particular the Itanagar capital region (ICR), hard, the focus has once again...

Three sides to every story

Monday Musing  There are three sides to every story: your side, my side, and the truth... - Robert Evans.The health department has come a long way...

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...

When multilingual writers and poets meet

Flights Of FantasyFor the first time in Arunachal Pradesh, an all India level multilingual writers and poets meet was organised at Pasighat on 2-3...

A postcard from the edge

Monday MusingNot everything happens by chance. My introduction to journalism came in the form of The Times of India newspaper my father used to subscribe...

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)...

Has the Centre given up on land captured by China?

Monday MusingRecently, when a report of the Chinese constructing a new village in Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal made headlines in the national media,...

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...

Covid-19 is not over yet

Monday MusingIt was mid-February this year when I had to face an unexpected situation during my journey home to Assam. When I had boarded...

Testing the waters

Monday Musing'Water is very important for living beings. We need water to drink, cook, clean and wash. Without water, there will be no life.' This...