The irony of Assam’s NRC- Where militants found place but MPs did not!

The irony of Assam’s NRC- Where militants found place but MPs did not!

Guwahati, January 3, 2017 On the midnight of December 31st, 2017, Assam waited with bated breaths for the release of 1st draft of NRC as a wave of insecurity passed through the state. People were full of doubts about the exercise lest their names failed to appear in the list and should they be declared […]

OPINION | BJP is still people’s choice, Congress is no lesser

OPINION | BJP is still people’s choice, Congress is no lesser

By Subash Deb | December 25, 2017 Elections are a dicey affair. In a pluralistic democracy like India, it is even tougher to predict the accurate outcome, especially when the body politic are mercurial and has the tendency to change their voting decisions in the last minute. In fact, psephologists are a spent force in […]

Of professional dignity and minimum wage: The plight of teachers in Meghalaya

While the status of teachers in countries like China can be ranked as equal to that of a doctor, in India, teachers are considered as Civil Servants but ‘the package and respect’ is not quite like that of an IAS officer who also happens to be a Civil Servant.

Of professional dignity and minimum wage: The plight of teachers in Meghalaya

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~ Henry Brooks Adams There is a saying that one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. And if you ask me, I would say teaching is the toughest yet noblest profession. Their role is […]

OPINION | Alcohol and Broken Homes

OPINION | Alcohol and Broken Homes

~~By Natasha Dkhar A pint of beer, a peg of whiskey/scotch. Yes, many of us know the, “oh so wonderful feeling” that we get when each sip of this magic like potion passes down our throat. Debates and arguments tend to begin, people start showing off their amazing skills in foreign languages and in some […]

OPINION | How safe is it to go and watch local Shillong Premier League?

Hooliganism and harassment poses danger not only to women but also kids. Scary! Shillong Sports Association have not taken measures or initiatives to provide full proof security such as frisking of fans during entry so as to prevent them from carrying water or alcohol bottles etc.

OPINION | How safe is it to go and watch local Shillong Premier League?

By Natasha Dkhar, TNT News | SHILLONG, Dec 1, 2017:  As we all know Shillong is famous for Music, Fashion, Food and of course Football. Apart from all, Football is dominating the sports scene in Meghalaya. Be it from the local tournaments to National tournaments, people from this part of the world are crazy for […]

OPINION | Playing the ‘game of cards’ ahead of 2018 polls in Northeast

While politics is an unpredictable affair, the tactics and strategies used to woo voters on the other hand can be easily understood as the battle to take over the reins of governance in the poll-bound states take an aggressive turn every day.

OPINION | Playing the ‘game of cards’ ahead of 2018 polls in Northeast

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, TNT News | SHILLONG, Nov 27, 2017: As Assembly polls is approaching in 3 Northeastern states of India – Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, major political parties in three states are at logger heads with each playing the ‘game of cards’ – be it the development card, the religious card or the tribal card. […]