Assam: From Superstitious Black Magic to Brutal Rape, where is Assam’s Dignity?

Assam: From Superstitious Black Magic to Brutal Rape, where is Assam’s Dignity?

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar July 24, 2017: Assam, an important destination in Northeast India has numerous reasons to be proud of- from talents ranging from entrepreneurs to academicians; the state has given the nation every reason to look up to it. But, it has also become an infamous destination for reasons more than one. After […]

Arunachal Bribery Case: Is this all part of a ‘big game’ or does the illegalities really persist? 

Arunachal Bribery Case: Is this all part of a ‘big game’ or does the illegalities really persist? 

ITANAGAR, July 22, 2017: As the by-election to the 12 Pakke-Kessang Assembly constituency approaches in Arunachal Pradesh, a new twist has emerged as is expected in the world of politics, where anything can pop up at any given moment. Candidates to the left, candidates to the right – all prep up to give a tough show even […]

Exercise Jalrahat 2016: A major disaster for the Assam government!

Exercise Jalrahat 2016: A major disaster for the Assam government!

-By Christopher Gatphoh Exercise Jalrahat 2016,  a joint initiative taken by the Assam government and the Armed Forces in mitigating disasters turned to be an eye wash for the state government. National Disaster Management Policy – 2016 which stressed on understanding disaster risks, disaster risk reduction and preparedness was nothing much but a show of […]

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

-By Tapas Dey A great political scientist had once perceptively commented ‘ the question of national sovereignty is uncompromisable’. It is truly so as evident from historical records. The point is illustrated tellingly by the case of Tripura and its ethno-centric politics. It is now an axiom of history that Tripura had a sprinkling of […]

Meghalaya: Converting Garbage to Gold, these 28 ‘Merry Maidens’ from Shillong are trialblazers for all!

Meghalaya: Converting Garbage to Gold, these 28 ‘Merry Maidens’ from Shillong are trialblazers for all!

SHILLONG, July 11, 2017: While elsewhere the name Merry Maidens is associated with the sad tale of 19 girls turned into stone for dancing on the Sabbath during the Neolithic era, in Meghalaya the name Merry Maidens has altogether a different narrative to it which starts from rags and heads towards riches. The Merry maidens […]

IN PICTURES>> The story of ‘Blooming city Shillong’ from the beholder’s eye!

IN PICTURES>> The story of ‘Blooming city Shillong’ from the beholder’s eye!

July 10, 2017: Shillong, the capital town of Meghalaya, often known as the ‘Pine city’ has a charm that does not fail to enchant and bewitch its inhabitants. Where greenery and beauty is, but a natural phenomena, the town holds a different ambiance when in full bloom. Below are some clicks by Hrista Deb Barman, […]

Meghalaya: Increasing sexual offences – What makes children easy ‘targets’?

Meghalaya: Increasing sexual offences – What makes children easy ‘targets’?

SHILLONG, Jul 3, 2017: A broken home, a disorganised family life can invite a predator to prey on the weak and vulnerable and children often end up as victims. Why crime against Children in the state is on the rise? An analysis shows that the minor victims of sexual abuse and molestation are often children […]

Meghalaya: “I will never be able to forget my horrifying encounter at Delhi Golf Club,” Tailin Lyngdoh

Meghalaya: “I will never be able to forget my horrifying encounter at Delhi Golf Club,” Tailin Lyngdoh

Shillong, July, 01, 2017: 50-year-old Tailin Lyngdoh from Meghalaya who was humiliated by the Delhi Golf Club staff has said that it will be difficult to erase from her memory the horrifying episode which she had to encounter. ‘I will never be able to erase this horrifying episode from my life. The scar will always […]

Assam: 1.4 lakh ‘Doubtful Voters’- How authentic are the numbers; Is Violence a solution?

Assam: 1.4 lakh ‘Doubtful Voters’- How authentic are the numbers; Is Violence a solution?

-Shweta Raj Kanwar July 1, 2017: The Nationality of a section of the population in India is still doubted and as per the Election Commission of India, they have been branded as doubtful citizens and have been categorized as D-voters thereby barring them from casting their votes and having a say in the upcoming elections. […]

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