Punishing Maharaja Bir Bikram and distortion of History by Communist in Tripura

Punishing Maharaja Bir Bikram and distortion of History by Communist in Tripura

The Tripura rulers have been benevolent and liberal rulers-a mult-social variegated society-coexisted in harmony irrespective of faith,ethnicity and castes.The  ruler followed the Indigenous   animistic and vedic religion hand in hand without losing its distinct identity and therefore universal in its approach,to humanism thus spiritually evolved-encouraging social fusion of different Indigenous and non tribal cultures. This showed that […]

Will PM Modi betray Assam in ‘No ST, no rest’ or let the state burn?

Will PM Modi betray Assam in ‘No ST, no rest’ or let the state burn?

   ~~ Ningombam Bupenda Meitei In the recent Assam strike over ST (Scheduled Tribe) status, called by the state’s six communities [Koch Rajbongshi, Moran, Matak, Tai Ahom, Chutia and Adivasi (Tea Tribes)] of Assam, demanding Scheduled Tribe status for them, there was a slogan of “No ST, no rest”. Supporting the protest, the president of […]

 Recalling the 7 time MP from Assam and Tripura, Santosh Mohan Dev : End of an era

 Recalling the 7 time MP from Assam and Tripura, Santosh Mohan Dev : End of an era

By Tapas dey August 3, 2017: Former union minister and seven time MP from Silchar in Cachar and West Tripura, breathed his last on Tuesday morning in a private nursing home in his home-town in Silchar, after suffering years of old age ailments . But his death has left a void in northeastern region’s Congress […]

Meghalaya: A Thousand cries but a single voice- Shillong reverberates for Gorkhaland!

Meghalaya: A Thousand cries but a single voice- Shillong reverberates for Gorkhaland!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar August 2, 2017:  July 30, 2017 saw the culmination of thousands of Gorkhas (and also some non-Gorkhas) in Shillong take part in a Global Rally for Gorkhaland, a demand that has taken the lives of many in West Bengal’s Darjeeling city a few months ago. What began as the West Bengal […]

Assam: From Superstitious Black Magic to Brutal Rape, where is Assam’s Dignity?

Assam: From Superstitious Black Magic to Brutal Rape, where is Assam’s Dignity?

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar July 24, 2017: Assam, an important destination in Northeast India has numerous reasons to be proud of- from talents ranging from entrepreneurs to academicians; the state has given the nation every reason to look up to it. But, it has also become an infamous destination for reasons more than one. After […]

Arunachal Bribery Case: Is this all part of a ‘big game’ or does the illegalities really persist? 

Arunachal Bribery Case: Is this all part of a ‘big game’ or does the illegalities really persist? 

ITANAGAR, July 22, 2017: As the by-election to the 12 Pakke-Kessang Assembly constituency approaches in Arunachal Pradesh, a new twist has emerged as is expected in the world of politics, where anything can pop up at any given moment. Candidates to the left, candidates to the right – all prep up to give a tough show even […]

Exercise Jalrahat 2016: A major disaster for the Assam government!

Exercise Jalrahat 2016: A major disaster for the Assam government!

-By Christopher Gatphoh Exercise Jalrahat 2016,  a joint initiative taken by the Assam government and the Armed Forces in mitigating disasters turned to be an eye wash for the state government. National Disaster Management Policy – 2016 which stressed on understanding disaster risks, disaster risk reduction and preparedness was nothing much but a show of […]

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

-By Tapas Dey A great political scientist had once perceptively commented ‘ the question of national sovereignty is uncompromisable’. It is truly so as evident from historical records. The point is illustrated tellingly by the case of Tripura and its ethno-centric politics. It is now an axiom of history that Tripura had a sprinkling of […]

Meghalaya: Converting Garbage to Gold, these 28 ‘Merry Maidens’ from Shillong are trialblazers for all!

Meghalaya: Converting Garbage to Gold, these 28 ‘Merry Maidens’ from Shillong are trialblazers for all!

SHILLONG, July 11, 2017: While elsewhere the name Merry Maidens is associated with the sad tale of 19 girls turned into stone for dancing on the Sabbath during the Neolithic era, in Meghalaya the name Merry Maidens has altogether a different narrative to it which starts from rags and heads towards riches. The Merry maidens […]