TNT Exclusive | “Social media boomeranging back on BJP”, says AICC Research Dept Secy Ranajit Mukherjee

TNT Exclusive | “Social media boomeranging back on BJP”, says AICC Research Dept Secy Ranajit Mukherjee

-Interviewed by Shweta Raj Kanwar As four states of Northeast India- Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura gear up for 2018 Assembly Elections, political parties are leaving no stone unturned in making themselves visible to the people. And the role of social media cannot be disregarded as it plays a significant role in forming a perception […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Guwahati to Kolkata, FIFA U-17 venue change a shame for Assam?

Even after spending Rs. 4.89 crores for the renovation of the Guwahati stadium, the ground seems to have become soggy and unfit for players

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Guwahati to Kolkata, FIFA U-17 venue change a shame for Assam?

Date: October 24, 2017 To  The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Strange as it seems but the shift in venue from Guwahati to Kolkata for the FIFA World cup venue seems like a well staged plan. Northeast India has always brought out the best in terms of sportspersons, from boxing to football, Mary […]

‘Vikas’ goes missing in Northeast India: Will BJP’s 5-point agenda find ‘Vikas’?

‘Vikas’ goes missing in Northeast India: Will BJP’s 5-point agenda find ‘Vikas’?

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar SHILLONG: On October 12, 2017, the visit of Union Minister Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam in Tura came with BJP’s 5 point key areas of development (Vikas) – infrastructure, education, employment, tourism development and eradicating corruption. However, since the inception of BJP at the centre, many Northeast Indian states have been on the lookout for […]

Crores of rupees goes down the drains; Northeast fans question shifting of FIFA Under 17 WC venue to Kolkata

Crores of rupees goes down the drains; Northeast fans question shifting of FIFA Under 17 WC venue to Kolkata

October 24, 2017: The people from Northeast are very upset with the FIFA Under 17 World cup match being shifted from Guwahati’s Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan at the very last moment. England and Brazil were supposed to play the match on October 25 which is being dubbed as a virtual final […]

Shillong’s Claudia Jessica is setting fitness goals for everyone through her power packed life and awesome style!

Shillong’s Claudia Jessica is setting fitness goals for everyone through her power packed life and awesome style!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar Meet Northeast India’s 1st lady bouncer from Meghalaya’s capital town Shillong- Claudia Jessica Bamon At first sight, when I met Jessica for an interview, she looked like some celebrity who had less time yet agreed to do an interview with a group of media persons because, well, of course she deserved […]

Author of The Power to Forgive and Other Stories, Avinou Kire speaks on being a writer from the Northeast

Author of The Power to Forgive and Other Stories, Avinou Kire speaks on being a writer from the Northeast

Avinuo Kire is a writer and teacher based in Kohima, Nagaland. She holds a Ph.D. in English and teaches English Literature at a local college in Kohima.  As much as she enjoys teaching, writing remains her true passion. She has contributed to various literary journals and anthologies. Kire has authored a collection of short fiction […]

Shillong’s Claudia Jessica is setting fitness goals for everyone through her power packed life and awesome style!

Shillong’s Claudia Jessica is setting fitness goals for everyone through her power packed life and awesome style!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar Meet Northeast India’s 1st lady bouncer from Meghalaya’s capital town Shillong- Claudia Jessica Bamon At first sight, when I met Jessica for an interview, she looked like some celebrity who had less time yet agreed to do an interview with a group of media persons because, well, of course she deserved […]

MEGHALAYA | How prepared is Shillong for a Mega Earthquake? – An analysis

MEGHALAYA | How prepared is Shillong for a Mega Earthquake? – An analysis

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar October 16, 2017 was an eye opening day for Shillongites- a day when they were made aware of their resilience towards an impending mega earthquake, which historians have predicted for long but the exact date and time for which is not possible to be known. As two people from Norway’s Research […]

COMING SOON- ‘Muse’ by Meraki, a pop up kitchen by 2 ladies from the hills

COMING SOON- ‘Muse’ by Meraki, a pop up kitchen by 2 ladies from the hills

October 18, 2017: For the first time, two young ladies who started ‘Meraki’ in Mumbai are bringing their culinary expertise to Shillong. Aptly named as ‘Muse by Meraki’, this pop up will present organic, fresh ‘Hill’ food on the platter by co-founder of Meraki, Teiskhem Lynrah along with the help of her sister Saman R […]