Category Archives: Opinions

Meghalaya: Unravelling the mystery behind the tourist turned suicide spot — Ward’s Lake

SHILLONG, May 12: Wards Lake, the famous lake in the pine city of Shillong, is quite popular among visitors and locals as well. In the recent past the site has witnessed many cases of suicides. Why many have chosen this ...Read More

Is India all about cricket? One loss overshadows feats in hockey & badminton

Amidst all the anger and disappointment, India did beat Pakistan last night but not in cricket, it was in Hockey. Why is this feat overshadowed by India's loss to Pakistan in cricket? While most are still focusing on India’s cricket ...Read More

Chinese Claw in Northeast India Insurgency: An exposition on NE terror outfits

Even as the intensity of search patrolling and exchange of intelligence between the discretely placed sources and the defence personnel of the country has been increased, there is (still) more to a whiff of unfortunate events of these militants harbouring ...Read More

The story of Nagaland cop who turned Kerala billionaire

Nagaland cop turned billionaire built Rs 4000 crore worth business empire. I-T raids unearthed huge money transactions through his family members' bank accounts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surgical strike on black money has a victim in Kerala. It was demonetisation ...Read More

Khaplang’s death may change the insurgency theatre in Northeast India!

By Achinta Borah New Delhi, Jun 11, 2017: The death of NSCN-K chief S S Khaplang may pave the way for peace talks with the hardline Naga rebel group, bringing about a possible change in the insurgency theatre in the Northeast. 77-year-old ...Read More

Gaga over ‘beef’: Media or politicians, who is at fault?

While the nation goes gaga over the ban on sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter through the recent notification by the BJP led centre, the beef eaters are up in rebellion against the declaration. Cows have suddenly taken the ...Read More

5 things to know about Ambubachi Mela in Assam

With the monsoon showers in full swing, it is imperative to note how we humans find ways to celebrate even the slightest variation that surrounds us. The four-day annual Ambubachi Mela began on Wednesday in the Kamakhya Temple here with ...Read More

Will Centre’s cattle trade ban affect BJP’s polls prospects in Meghalaya & Mizoram?

SHILLONG, May 30: With the assembly elections 2018 just around the corner, the centre’s decision to restrict the sale of cattle has acted as a deterrent for the BJP’s prospects in the upcoming polls in Meghalaya and Mizoram. The waves ...Read More

Assam’s Dhola-Sadiya bridge or Bhupen Hazarika Setu- Why this bridge is an asset to the region

Two States had been impaired by this stretch of 9.15 km broad river Lohit, a tributary of Mighty Brahmaputra River, in both economic and defence-strategic grounds for so long years, and the good news is that this problem has come ...Read More