Arunachal warns parents about unrecognized schools

Arunachal warns parents about unrecognized schools

Private schools, pre-nurseries, and so forth which are operating without required government consent are to face a crackdown in the State of Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh Education department on Thursday has cautioned parents and wards in the State against taking admission in unrecognized institutions. Through a statement issued to the media recently, the Education department […]

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

A low water table, and high arsenic and fluoride content in groundwater makes people go thirsty.

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

Ming-Mang (Assam-Arunachal Border): The entire area looks picturesque with blue hills on the northern horizon sloping towards the plains full with different streams and brooks flowing through paddy fields of villages. But this seemingly beautiful landscape dotted with huts and chang ghars of villages on the inter-State border areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in […]

Unrest in Arunachal burns Northeastern Artists

Unrest in Arunachal burns Northeastern Artists

GUWAHATI: Artistes from Assam had to suffer a huge loss in Arunachal Pradesh where they were to perform at the first Itanagar International Film Festival (IIFF). A reporter from Assam interviewed artists who had a harrowing experience at Itanagar last week. ‘One dead in firing, popular Naga rock band loses car, musical instruments,’ ran anotherheadline. […]

BJP formally joins Arunachal government

BJP formally joins Arunachal government

GUWAHATI: It’s official. Arunachal has an NDA government. BJP on Friday added Arunachal Pradesh as the 14th state in its kitty by joining the People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) government after having extended outside support for a month. This is the second time in 13 years that BJP has been in power in the frontier […]

‘Rebel’ Arunachal CM hangs himself

‘Rebel’ Arunachal CM hangs himself

Congress rebel and former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul,  was found dead at his Itanagar residence on Tuesday. He allegedly committed suicide.It is believed he hanged himself from a ceiling fan. Congress President Sonia Gandhi expressed shock “at the untimely and tragic demise” of Kalikho Pul, the man who broke away from the Congress and […]

Pema Khandu leads Congress Govt. in Arunachal

Pema Khandu leads Congress Govt. in Arunachal

Itanagar: Congress legislator Pema Khandu was on Sunday sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, becoming the youngest Chief Minister the country.  The 37-year-old Khandu, son of former Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, was administered the oaths of office and secrecy by acting Governor Tathagata Roy at a ceremony in the Durbar Hall […]

Save the Himalayas, scrap huge projects for small off-grid ones!

Save the Himalayas, scrap huge projects for small off-grid ones!

Why go for huge hydel projects that are destroying the Himalayas? Why not develop smaller’off-grid’ units?  Why have bijli projects destabilize Arunachal Pradesh? India  would do well to integrate off-grid with grid options in their quest to achieve universal electrification, says a new study. “The governments prefer to extend the grid even to those regions […]

Citizens caught in Arunachal dam crossfire

Citizens caught in Arunachal dam crossfire

Dams have been a major problem in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The land over there is not suitable for building up big dams as it is considered to be an earthquake prone land. Even after knowing, that the land is unfit to hold such a huge structure the government is pressurizing on the construction […]

Stop drowning Buddhist Monasteries, says Tawang

It’s a shame that monks and nuns, who normally confine themselves to matters within their monasteries, have to come out on the streets and protest, because their age-old monasteries are in danger of being swallowed up by greed masquerading as ‘national interest’. In a shocking incident six people have lost their lives while scores have […]

Stop the Siang river dams, Arunachal tribes ask Centre

Stop the Siang river dams, Arunachal tribes ask Centre

ITANAGAR, Arunachal Pradesh – The centre appears to be gung ho about imposing huge hydel projects on the hilly regions, and exploiting the people of Arunachal Pradesh to the fullest. If the UPA government tried to do this slowly, quietly marking fertile lands and villages to drown, the NDA or rather BJP government has no […]