With elections in the air, it is common that most newspaper tend to give more coverage to political stories over another. While there are new people giving out statements against or for their parties, newspapers and media houses need to be sensitive and aware that many of these stories are often inadvertently given too much attention
Date: October 29, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, With elections in the air, it is common that most newspaper tend to give more coverage to political stories over another. While there are new people giving out statements against or for their parties, newspapers and media houses need to be sensitive […]
Ignoring misguided youth while tackling problems that will not even have a long term impact- what is the logic behind such policies?
Date: October 29, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor Christmas tree, presents, cakes and family are just a few to name this Christmas and New Year but this time the Mizoram government is saying ‘NO’ to Crackers and Pyrotechnics. When we were small there was no restriction on the usage of […]
Date: October 26, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, With water levels rising in the Brahmaputra, small boats are sailing across major rivers in the Northeastern region. Jones(name changed) from Meghalaya is finding himself stuck for hours in traffic and not being able to drop his children to school. Frustration among […]
The MLA scheme has become a clever ploy for a sitting MLA to buy votes on the 5th year of his/her tenure. The fact that the electorate is so easily bought by such inducements is pathetic to say the least. But it also informs us that the voters too have slipped into this easy unquestioning mode of playing along with the charade.
Allegations of misuse of MLA funds by Shillong South legislator Sanbor Shullai amounting to roughly Rs 4.23 crore and that the bulk of payments are made to a firm in Sohra is not even surprising. If an RTI is done for each of the 60 MLAs the skeletons will come tumbling out. MLA funds are […]
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
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 […]
-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 […]
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 […]
Date: October 23, 2017 To The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Dear Editor, After the declaration of our present CM Mukul Sangma that he is intending to contest from 2 seats in the upcoming 2018 elections, the decision takes me back to late bah Hoping Stone Lyngdoh, the longest-serving legislator from Meghalaya who passed […]
Dated: October 22, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Dear Editor, National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) statistics pointed that crime against women in increasing by more than 200 percent over the last two decades with rape incidents listing the top. Latest case coming from Nongthymmai of a 48-year old man alleged of raping a nine year old from the same […]