Category Archives: Opinions

‘Abandoned Naga students and their ailing future’

The long prevailing silence on the release of post matriculation scholarships, to fund the Naga students studying outside the state, has proved Nagaland Government's apathy towards tackling the staggering issue of unemployment that the state continues to witness. Nagaland continues ...Read More

Who will scrutinize the role of Media?

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By Patricia Mukhim India's Daughter, the controversial documentary, seems to have created not just a rift but an unbridgeable chasm among media practitioners. There is a section which believes in absolute media freedom. It feels that it should be left ...Read More

Preview: Northeast United vs. Delhi Dynamos

After an impressive outing in their last away match against FC Goa, Cesar Farias’ NorthEast United FC are all set to battle it out against Delhi Dynamos in a crucial home match at Guwahati on Saturday (November 28). A win ...Read More

What Nagaland looses in the demise of K. Zhimomi?

By Rupesh Dutta The central government must have given the due respect and honour to Khe Kiho Zhimomi by ensuring state funeral to him with top country leaders in attendance but they clearly failed to utlised his potential as great Naga leader who ...Read More

Of late, everyone is always late.

By Pauline M I am writing this while I wait for the hairdresser I visited for a haircut. The appointment I had was for 3 pm. It is 4.45 pm and I am … yes, waiting. Being late or having ...Read More

AIFF’s incompetency leads to yet another I League ‘dropout’

Royal Wahingdoh FC is the latest club to take a decision on dropping out of the I League, following in the footsteps of Pune FC and Kalyani Bharat FC as a result of the All India Football Federation’s ‘lack of ...Read More

When Will We Open Our Doors to Tenants without Discriminating?

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“Madam, I am a single man but I don’t smoke or drink. I work very late in the office so will not be entertaining any friends, male or female, in the apartment. I am also a vegetarian.” These were the ...Read More

Are our children really free?

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SHILLONG: Children’s Day also means celebrating every child’s right, but does every child in Meghalaya receive that right? This day does not only mean singing and dancing, gifts and presents, food and refreshment. Let’s not forget that this day is ...Read More

Will the BCCI’s reforms promise better days for the future?

Following the removal of Roger Binny from the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Ravi Shastri’s ousting form the Indian Premier League’s Governing Council, newly appointed BCCI president Shashank Manohar has shown promise to restructure one of cricket’s ...Read More

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