Northeast India’s Diminishing hopes of better days – ‘Acchay Din!’, But When?

Northeast India’s Diminishing hopes of better days – ‘Acchay Din!’, But When?

SHILLONG, May 12, 2017: With commoners stunned by the firing of centre’s economy booster technique in the form of State Bank of India’s new directives of deduction and service tax, most in Meghalaya believes that the public especially the middle and the lower middle class are once again being held to an unfair standard. Unlike […]

Assam- A filthy drain near a hospital reflects Guwahati’s pathetic health scenario?

Assam- A filthy drain near a hospital reflects Guwahati’s pathetic health scenario?

Guwahati, one of the fastest developing cities in the Northeast Indian region has had a hoard of achievements to its credit. From becoming a part of the 1st state in the country to ratify the GST bill to housing a pool of numerous talented youth in various fields who have made the nation proud in […]

Meghalaya women have freedom, they can marry many men — Really, says who???

Meghalaya women have freedom, they can marry many men — Really, says who???

SHILLONG, May 5: While there is ignorance which could be defined as a lack of knowledge or information, there is also sciolism which Surendra Veeru, the author of a most distasteful article, which portrays the women of Meghalaya in a deeply disrespectful light, is indeed suffering from. In today’s age of technology and knowledge, it is […]

Are you ready for ‘Rise of the planet of COWS’ in Northeast India?

Are you ready for ‘Rise of the planet of COWS’ in Northeast India?

Shillong, April 17, 2017: Ever heard of the adage, “Serving Politics on your Platter”? No? Okay, that’s because I just made it up, but hey, I’ll tell you why. As BJP continues to conquer the nation with their Lotus in full bloom, it is but only natural for some sections of society to feel insecure […]

On being an Indian Gorkhali or a Nepali in Northeast India- the identity crisis continues!

On being an Indian Gorkhali or a Nepali in Northeast India- the identity crisis continues!

Often as I walk down the memory lanes to recall the advent of Nepalese in India, it irks me to know how I am still referred to as being a Nepali from Nepal rather than being a Nepali speaking Gorkha from India. To many, it actually makes no difference whether I am a Nepali or […]

History in Tripura : Writing, Rewriting and Distorting!

History in Tripura : Writing, Rewriting and Distorting!

By Tapas Dey April 20, 2017:  It is an axiom that history is a perennially embattled arena with people harbouring contradictory and conflicting prognostications always trying to rewrite, twist and conveniently rewriting it. This holds specially good for totalitarian ideologies which seek to control every aspect of life, specially the social though process. There are […]

Dear Prime Minister, it seems ‘Vigilantism’ has become a popular methodology in India!

Dear Prime Minister, it seems ‘Vigilantism’ has become a popular methodology in India!

The recent turns of event in the country which some feels is suppresses the rights of the minority communities in India, many have come forward expressing their views on why Secular and free India is but a name, the true sense of which has been diluted in varied direct and indirect ways. Here is an […]