Gamlin Sworn In As AP CM

ITANAGAR, May 6: Power minister and government spokesman Jarbom Gamlin was sworn in as the new chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday evening. Governor General (retd) JJ Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to Gamlin at a simple function at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here. Earlier in the evening, the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) met here to elect the successor of Dorjee...

Naga Militant Game Plan In Arunachal Pradesh

ARUNACHAL Pradesh may not fall in the ambit of the ongoing Naga peace talks but the manner in which both factions of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland have transformed the strategic border state’s Tirap and Changlang districts, adjoining Nagaland, into a turf war must cause grave concern. Of late, fratricidal clashes and killings were said to have intensified and there were reports of rampant...

Living In The Age Of The Lanterns

It was way back in the latter part of the 80s, we wouldn’t say late 80s but definitely it was after 1985, that one of our more enterprising class mates brought a kerosene hurricane lamp to class, when asked by our lecturer to bring something which was an indispensable part in the daily lives of our elders, meaning our grandparents or parents, who were already on the wrong side of 50. Another...