IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 22, 2018 The communist legacy is long but complicated. No comprehensive discussion over the issue is possible within the framework of an article but a remarkable feature of this legacy is that the leader is never wrong . Howsoever wrong , repressive and dictatorial a leader may be, he is […]

Meghalaya students cry for safety as Rape hits children even before Puberty!

Meghalaya students cry for safety as Rape hits children even before Puberty!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 18,2018 There was a time when the only things that worried school going children were assignments, tests and friendship fights, when eve teasing was an act dreaded by girls and when boys were considered gentlemen if they did not indulge in eve teasing. But times have changed for the […]

An open letter to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma

An open letter to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma

To, The Editor Dear Sir/Ma’am, In view of the recent proposal made by the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Mr. Conrad Sangma to External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj to moot the Work Permit of Bangladeshi Nationals in our State and country, I wish to send our beloved Chief Minister a message through this open […]

Of outraged modesty and compromised law- A letter to the ‘Moral Police’!

Of outraged modesty and compromised law- A letter to the ‘Moral Police’!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Date: April 12, 2018 To  Te Editor Respected Sir/Madam With reference to the news published on 20.02.2018 about the crimes against women in Assam, I would like to draw your attention towards the present pathetic scenario of woman in the region of Assam. The status of woman seems to have been […]

Meghalaya: Will the rule of Law prevail over A. L. Hek’s son- Will he be convicted or released?

Meghalaya: Will the rule of Law prevail over A. L. Hek’s son- Will he be convicted or released?

By MAYBORN LYNGDOH R | April 09, 2018 To, The Editor Dear Sir/Ma’am, Following a recent incident of a Meghalaya MLA’s son being involved in a tragic road accident that led to the death of a cop associated with Shillong Jail while critically injuring another constable of Meghalaya police, a question that has been lurking […]

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian weightlifters are bringing medals, but at what cost?

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian weightlifters are bringing medals, but at what cost?

By Team Bridge | April 06, 2018 The country is celebrating Mirabai Chanu and her historic feat at the Commonwealth Games 48 kg weightlifting event, but something she said soon after winning gold must make us stop and think. It’s something all Indian weightlifters are facing “I don’t have a physio with me here in the competition. […]

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