Gujarat’s Madhavpur fair – A political propaganda for Northeast India?

Gujarat’s Madhavpur fair – A political propaganda for Northeast India?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR March 29, 2018 The Madhavpur fair in Gujarat- “an event of cultural and national unity and one which underlines unity in diversity”, as said by the Governor of Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli has been organized since the past several decades. But this time, the fair has garnered some amount of attention from […]

Big blow to BJP following betrayal on Gorkhaland?

Big blow to BJP following betrayal on Gorkhaland?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | March 24, 2018 With the supporters of the oldest separatist state demand pulling out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) while accusing Modi led BJP of betraying the trust of Gorkhas, it seems the party has a lot to lose besides only trust. A close analysis at BJP’s modus operandi […]

Time to snap out of Women’s Day Hangover- Reality Check with Joy Grace Syiem, North East Network , Meghalaya

Time to snap out of Women’s Day Hangover- Reality Check with Joy Grace Syiem, North East Network , Meghalaya

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | March 18, 2018 While the whole world went gaga over International Women’s Day on March 8, flooding social media walls and pages with ‘Happy women’s Day’ messages, hashtags pertaining to #ProudWoman, #UGoGirl and #WomenPower, the day saw great zeal and enthusiasm from all sections of society. However, this one particular […]

8 surrendered GNLA cadres- a sheer case of misguided youth! Where are we heading?

8 surrendered GNLA cadres- a sheer case of misguided youth! Where are we heading?

Date: March 14, 2018 Respected Editor, I would like to draw your attention to the employment issues that the youth are facing in Northeast India.With the development taking its toll in Shillong, the employment sectors have seemed to lose its way. Many of the youth are not being able to come up with opportunities due […]

Meet 32-yr-old Santana Chakma, the only woman in Tripura’s ministerial cabinet

Meet 32-yr-old Santana Chakma, the only woman in Tripura’s ministerial cabinet

By SOMJIT NAHA | March 11, 2018 Santana Chakma (32), an ordinary women from a very humble background is now a member of the ministerial cabinet of Tripura. She is a perfect example of the adage, “dreams do come true”. Santana, who holds a Masters Degree in Social Science has fought her whole life with […]

Tripura: BJP’s euphoria may be short-lived , Congress shows signs of revival– By Tapas Dey

Tripura: BJP’s euphoria may be short-lived , Congress shows signs of revival– By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | March 08, 2018 At a time when BJP , the party of ‘Hindutwa’, and its allies continue to celebrate their stunning but unexpected success in the just-concluded assembly polls , there are positive signals for Congress even amidst setbacks and failures. True to its political nature , the BJP is euphoric […]

Northeast Election Result 2018: Saffron wave hits Tripura, INC leads in Meghalaya, NPF open for alliance in Nagaland

Northeast Election Result 2018: Saffron wave hits Tripura, INC leads in Meghalaya, NPF open for alliance in Nagaland

TNT Desk | March 3, 2018 As the counting of votes in three Northeast Indian states reaches its peak, following are the trends so far in the three states: Meghalaya: INC is leading  with 22 seats followed closely by NPP with 16 and BJP with only 4 seats. BJP is trying hard to retain itself […]

Meghalaya Elections 2018 (KHASI HILLS): Know your constituency & candidates

Meghalaya Elections 2018 (KHASI HILLS): Know your constituency & candidates

TNT Desk | Shillong, February 26, 2018 As Meghalaya gears up for the poll results March 3, it is important for voters to realize that an informed citizen makes an empowered citizen in a democracy as large as India. Also, given the fact that voters play an important role in determining the people who will […]