An awkward nyida story

Monday Musing There is so much hype and talk about big fat Indian weddings, even on international grounds. If we look closely, our very own...

Budding sportspersons and SLSA’s Maggi noodles

Monday Musing Recently, seven students of the Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy (SLSA), the premier sports academy which has trained some of the finest players of...

In search of better opportunities

Monday Musing Aonong (name changed), a 30-year-old woman from a remote village in Arunachal, presently working at a mall in New Delhi, has not been...

The age of imagination

In today's world of extreme positivity, there is no place for the slightest bit of negative thoughts; which, in simpler words, means that honesty...

Rampant destruction of forests in Namdang

The rampant logging of trees being carried out for the last couple of years within the unclassified 42.77 sq km Namdang forest area in...

A cult hero called Taro Chatung

Monday Musing In the mid '90s, a sensation called Taro Chatung took the state by storm. When the watch or clock showed 6 pm, the...

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...

Chinese democracy ?

Arunachal Pradesh requires a term of its own to define adult franchise and democracy as seen during elections in the state. The election fervour...

APST women: Identity and gender inequality

The status of a child born to an Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribe (APST) woman and a non-APST man has been challenged time and again...

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...