Category Archives: Editor’s Pick

Scaling the rise of BJP in Northeast India on the founding day of world’s largest party

April 6, 2017: Founded on April 6, 1980, The Bharatiya Janata Party is today known as the 'World's Largest Party'. 37 years ago, the BJP was founded with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the helm as party president. ...Read More

Despite win against Myanmar, Indian football still gets little attention

A few days ago, India broke its 64 winless streak against Myanmar as they won 1-0 against the home team. The match was the first of the Indian National Team at the AFC Cup Qualifiers. The match which wasn’t the ...Read More

Last headhunters: Amazing images of the historic Naga warriors

The Konyaks are known for their fierce headhunting history, which continued until 1960. Found in large numbers in Nagaland, India, the former warriors are recognised by their facial tattoos and the animal skin, hair and horns which are ceremoniously draped ...Read More

On Tripura’s Tribal Politics and the Failed Coup in IPFT

In what could only be said ‘out of the blue’, a section of leaders of the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) - arguably the state’s strongest tribal political party in recent years, tried to oust its founder president over ...Read More

The Dead and Dying Rivers of Meghalaya — Who are the culprits?

SHILLONG, March 20 2017: The world is talking about global warming and the predictable catastrophic outcomes which is likely going to transpire if this global problem is not resolved. Humans’ endless wants and the urgent need to strive ahead in ...Read More

GUNGTE: A poem that describes the pathetic plight of assaulted Arunachali student in Bengaluru!

This poem, written by Dr. Gumlat Maio is based on the recent racist attack on an Arunachali student Higio Gungte by his landlord that took place at Bangalore on March 6, 2017.  The poem deeply expresses the plight that the ...Read More

Manipur Election 2017- Who will win the ‘Game of Thrones’: Read TNT- The Northeast Today’s Exit poll analysis

Imphal, March 9: Manipur elections 2017 was one of the most awaited after Assam Elections in 2016 in Northeast India as the entire region waited with bated breaths to witness the battle between the 16-yr-long fast of Irom Sharmila versus ...Read More

Like in Manipur, Can BJP afford to go alone in Christian dominated Meghalaya sans NPP?

SHILLONG, March 9 2017: With hardly a year left for the 2018 Assembly polls, election fever has started creeping in with speculations and predictions already doing their rounds with majority predicting the Congress's downfall and emergence of a collision government ...Read More

Win in Manipur for BJP may spell doom for Mukul Sangma in Meghalaya!

With Elections at Manipur in full swing, the political parties including BJP has left no stone un turned to ensure its victory. Although BJP is not represented by a very strong face in the state like those of Ibobi for ...Read More