A visitor to Nagaland who enters through Dimapur cannot miss the bleak scenario. The roads or whatever are left of them are now all rubble and dust. In this dry season, people cannot move around without covering their noses and mouths because the air is thick with dust. In the rainy season it’s so slushy […]
Date: November 3, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Records are always meant to be broken and the Manipur-Nagaland U-19 North-East championship will surely stun the cricket fraternity. The combined wides in the match was 136! The region has always been known for football craze environment but I do personally demean […]
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: With victory over Zila Parishad Adhaksha, is BJP growing stronger in Manipur?
Date: October 31, 2017 To The Editor, TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, The land of jewels seems to be decked by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) once again. All six Zila Parishad Adhaksha posts were bagged by the saffron party strengthening its base in Manipur. Nongthombam Biren Singh, the current Chief Minister of […]
With elections in the air, it is common that most newspaper tend to give more coverage to political stories over another. While there are new people giving out statements against or for their parties, newspapers and media houses need to be sensitive and aware that many of these stories are often inadvertently given too much attention
Date: October 29, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, With elections in the air, it is common that most newspaper tend to give more coverage to political stories over another. While there are new people giving out statements against or for their parties, newspapers and media houses need to be sensitive […]
Ignoring misguided youth while tackling problems that will not even have a long term impact- what is the logic behind such policies?
Date: October 29, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor Christmas tree, presents, cakes and family are just a few to name this Christmas and New Year but this time the Mizoram government is saying ‘NO’ to Crackers and Pyrotechnics. When we were small there was no restriction on the usage of […]
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: The battle of climate change in Northeast India- Are we heading for the worst?
Date: October 26, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, With water levels rising in the Brahmaputra, small boats are sailing across major rivers in the Northeastern region. Jones(name changed) from Meghalaya is finding himself stuck for hours in traffic and not being able to drop his children to school. Frustration among […]
The MLA scheme has become a clever ploy for a sitting MLA to buy votes on the 5th year of his/her tenure. The fact that the electorate is so easily bought by such inducements is pathetic to say the least. But it also informs us that the voters too have slipped into this easy unquestioning mode of playing along with the charade.
Allegations of misuse of MLA funds by Shillong South legislator Sanbor Shullai amounting to roughly Rs 4.23 crore and that the bulk of payments are made to a firm in Sohra is not even surprising. If an RTI is done for each of the 60 MLAs the skeletons will come tumbling out. MLA funds are […]
Even after spending Rs. 4.89 crores for the renovation of the Guwahati stadium, the ground seems to have become soggy and unfit for players
Date: October 24, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Strange as it seems but the shift in venue from Guwahati to Kolkata for the FIFA World cup venue seems like a well staged plan. Northeast India has always brought out the best in terms of sportspersons, from boxing to football, Mary […]
-By Shweta Raj Kanwar SHILLONG: On October 12, 2017, the visit of Union Minister Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam in Tura came with BJP’s 5 point key areas of development (Vikas) – infrastructure, education, employment, tourism development and eradicating corruption. However, since the inception of BJP at the centre, many Northeast Indian states have been on the lookout for […]