Shillong Manchester Utd Fan Club unite as season’s 1st home game enthralls people

Shillong Manchester Utd Fan Club unite as season’s 1st home game enthralls people

~~~By Natasha Dkhar It was a night of fervour and excitement as the Red Devils aka Manchester United fans marched to Mikado Lounge; Police Bazaar to witness the first home game of the season between Manchester United FC and West Ham United FC on Sunday.The lounge was packed with fans all across Shillong with almost […]

Mizoram has always put focus on basketball among other sports, now other states follow suit!

Mizoram has always put focus on basketball among other sports, now other states follow suit!

~~ Jessica Passah India has always been one sided when it comes to sports. For many years, a large portion of the country has put its focus on cricket however, slowly but surely the tide seems to be turning. In the last few years, we have seen the boom of football mainly due to the […]

Will PM Modi betray Assam in ‘No ST, no rest’ or let the state burn?

Will PM Modi betray Assam in ‘No ST, no rest’ or let the state burn?

   ~~ Ningombam Bupenda Meitei In the recent Assam strike over ST (Scheduled Tribe) status, called by the state’s six communities [Koch Rajbongshi, Moran, Matak, Tai Ahom, Chutia and Adivasi (Tea Tribes)] of Assam, demanding Scheduled Tribe status for them, there was a slogan of “No ST, no rest”. Supporting the protest, the president of […]

Chinese dragon roars : India stands firm!

Chinese dragon roars : India stands firm!

-By Tapas Dey The anti-national communists in India and their apologists would have us still believe in the blatant falsehood that USA continues to be the lone imperialist power in a uni polar world. They have examples to cite like the war in Afghanistan, Iraq , boiling situation in South China sea , US led sanctions […]

GNLA Vs Police – the battle rages on; How to nip the problem in the bud?

GNLA Vs Police – the battle rages on; How to nip the problem in the bud?

-By Christopher Gatphoh August 4, 2017: David Kilcullen a senior counter-insurgency advisor to General David Petraeus in 2007 and 2008 said that counter insurgency is a competition between two sides and the ‘people’ is the prize during any counter insurgency campaign. Garo National Liberation Council (GNLA) has suffered huge amount of setback during the last […]

 Recalling the 7 time MP from Assam and Tripura, Santosh Mohan Dev : End of an era

 Recalling the 7 time MP from Assam and Tripura, Santosh Mohan Dev : End of an era

By Tapas dey August 3, 2017: Former union minister and seven time MP from Silchar in Cachar and West Tripura, breathed his last on Tuesday morning in a private nursing home in his home-town in Silchar, after suffering years of old age ailments . But his death has left a void in northeastern region’s Congress […]

Meghalaya: A Thousand cries but a single voice- Shillong reverberates for Gorkhaland!

Meghalaya: A Thousand cries but a single voice- Shillong reverberates for Gorkhaland!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar August 2, 2017:  July 30, 2017 saw the culmination of thousands of Gorkhas (and also some non-Gorkhas) in Shillong take part in a Global Rally for Gorkhaland, a demand that has taken the lives of many in West Bengal’s Darjeeling city a few months ago. What began as the West Bengal […]

Racism & trolling in the virtual world; Are citizens to complain on Social Media regulation?

Racism & trolling in the virtual world; Are citizens to complain on Social Media regulation?

By Mewanshwa Kharshiing In the absence of online platforms in the past, people were oblivious to what was happening in the geography of a particular region and were constrained only through the traditional channels of information dissemination which were particularly radio, television and print media (newspapers). They regulate the flow of information and they are […]