Animal Rights In India That Everyone Should know!

Animal Rights In India That Everyone Should know!

There are many provisions in India when it comes to protecting animals. Although many people still remain unaware of the laws that already exist that have been passed to safeguard animals in our country. For example, did you know that it is illegal to relocate stray dogs that have been spayed? Or, do you know […]

National anthem in cinema halls: Case of judicial overreach– By Patricia Mukhim

National anthem in cinema halls: Case of judicial overreach– By Patricia Mukhim

The Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday directing all cinema halls to play the national anthem at the start of a movie and to close all exits while the anthem is sung reeks of judicial arbitrariness. The ruling comes in the wake of a PIL filed by an NGO from Bhopal. This is the era of […]

Meghalaya: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Meghalaya: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

SHILLONG: In these 44 years, a serious introspection into the developmental aspect of the state of Meghalaya is required in order to plan a road-map for the future. But sad to see that not much has changed since Meghalaya attained its statehood in 1972. While Shillong is gradually turning into a concrete jungle, rural Meghalaya […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Demonetization leaves commoners Demonized in Arunachal!

Arunachal Pradesh: Demonetization leaves commoners Demonized in Arunachal!

Normal life of the common people across India has been paralysed due to demonetisation, which given its effect till today, sounds like ‘demon’-etisation. When our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, came live on a private television to announce demonetisation, it sounded like a brilliant idea to curb black money and terror funding. The whole […]

Will Northeast India accept the trend of Eco-sexuality?

Will Northeast India accept the trend of Eco-sexuality?

People, in their own ways have different manners of justifying their deeds and actions, however sane or insane they may look like. There was a time when there was need to create awareness about the third gender, a person who had an orientation apart from the actual gender that he was born into, and how […]

Are we ready to face extinction?

Are we ready to face extinction?

A signifying question of our generation, are we ready to face extinction? A few months back, social media and news agencies are flooded with messages which saw the great Barrier Reef being pronounced dead. Before we start pointing fingers, we need to look to ourselves and ask, are we ready…really ready to face reality? Surely, […]

Meghalaya: The acidic and dying rivers of Jaintia Hills – The Myntdu and the Lukha rivers

Meghalaya: The acidic and dying rivers of Jaintia Hills – The Myntdu and the Lukha rivers

It is very appalling that the change in colour of the Myntdu and Lukha rivers in Jaintia Hills has not raised any radical reactions from the local, state and central governments or from the local NGOs, academia etc. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had earlier indicated in a report that the high acid content […]