LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- September 26, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- September 26, 2017

To The Editor-in-Chief TNT- The Northeast Today, Respected Sir/Madam, I would like to place my comments with respect to the opinion piece published on September 26 titled: OPINION | Politicization of Chakma-Hajong Citizenship issue: a Monumental failure of Govt. The opinion is a real tale of the tricky situation in which the Chakmas of Arunachal are. […]

Meghalaya: Shillong Traffic Lights- A sorry state of Public Finance and Economy!

Meghalaya: Shillong Traffic Lights- A sorry state of Public Finance and Economy!

-By Pritosh Debbarma September 25, 2017: Automated Traffic Lights could prove to be a helping hand of the Traffic Police in Shillong city, to manage the traffic on the roads and to maintain a clear flow of traffic. Technological equipment is an indication of modernization and advancement of technologies. We all have been taught of the […]

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar Freedom is what Freedom does, so goes the saying! However, today, we often tend to interchangeably use the terms ‘Freedom’ and ‘Liberty’ without understanding the true meaning of the context and what we are or are not entitled to do. In simple terms, Freedom is the absence of any outside constraint […]

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA. Spencer Wells, Director, Genographic Project, National Geographic Society India has a population of 1.2 billion, of which the tribal population of the country, as per the 2011 census, is 104.3 million, constituting 8.6% of the total population. Broadly, Scheduled Tribes inhabit two […]

Meghalaya: Racism in Shillong- How African students are building a Bulletproof against it!

Meghalaya: Racism in Shillong- How African students are building a Bulletproof against it!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar August 21, 2017: Shillong has often been termed as a place that provides a warm and hospitable environment, especially for people who come here to reside from outside the country- be it for purposes of education, employment or merely just sight seeing. The picture may be absolutely rosy and untainted for […]

Punishing Maharaja Bir Bikram and distortion of History by Communist in Tripura

Punishing Maharaja Bir Bikram and distortion of History by Communist in Tripura

The Tripura rulers have been benevolent and liberal rulers-a mult-social variegated society-coexisted in harmony irrespective of faith,ethnicity and castes.The  ruler followed the Indigenous   animistic and vedic religion hand in hand without losing its distinct identity and therefore universal in its approach,to humanism thus spiritually evolved-encouraging social fusion of different Indigenous and non tribal cultures. This showed that […]

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 […]

 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 […]

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