Padma awards 2018 with a difference: But reforms necessary

Padma awards 2018 with a difference: But reforms necessary

By Madhu Agrawal | January 23, 2018 It was for the first time ever since institution of Padma awards in the year 1954 that no one from Delhi was honoured with these awards. Otherwise Delhi dominated all other states in getting maximum share of Padma awards. Medical practitioners from natural methods got honoured while in […]

Assam youth voice against ‘Gender Profiling’ after journos share pictures of ladies outside wine store

Assam youth voice against ‘Gender Profiling’ after journos share pictures of ladies outside wine store

Shweta Raj Kanwar | January 24, 2018 Social media may be a boon for many but the repercussions of underrated posts that seems to pick up pace faster than credible issues cannot be undermined. As unmoderated as it may seem, social media is definitely not for the faint hearted as one requires a heart of […]

Will Assam become the next Rakhine? View from Dhaka Tribune

Will Assam become the next Rakhine? View from Dhaka Tribune

Is Bangladesh on the verge of another mass refugee influx? Bangladesh has opened its border for the persecuted Rohingya refugees on humanitarian grounds after violence erupted in Rakhine state of neighbouring Myanmar on August 25 last year. The country has been hosting more than one million refugees from Myanmar since 1990s. The central reason of […]

Northeast Indian youth lured into life of modern day slavery in mainland India- What is the solution?

Northeast Indian youth lured into life of modern day slavery in mainland India- What is the solution?

By Mewanshwa Kharshiing The disparity of unemployment in Northeast India has pushed many to look for better prospects in mainland India. Unemployment is not only the factor that has given rise to mass exodus of our youth to mostly cosmopolitan cities in search for better prospects as militancy and underdevelopment as well as lack of […]

OPINION: Non availability of vets in Shillong on Sundays, a matter of great concern!

This is the story of many pet owners/lovers (at least in Shillong) who have faced this ordeal not once but several times, especially during weekends when vets choose to take a day off

OPINION: Non availability of vets in Shillong on Sundays, a matter of great concern!

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | January 8, 2018 He kept nauseating the whole day, unable to consume anything solid; teary eyed and sad faced, he kept staring at me, shivering in the cold January winter as if I was some magician who would be able to ward away his pain and suffering by uttering some weird […]

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 […]

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