Category Archives: Opinions

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

What’s the story of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav’s case so far and how Pak is losing the claim?

It’s been an honour and a privilege for me as an Indian to write this précis on our victory in saving the former Naval Officer Mr. Kulbhushan Jadhav’s from execution, and dragging Pakistan after eighteen years to the International Court ...Read More

Assam: What’s in a name when problems remain the same for Guwahati?

Guwahati, May 19, 2017: So one fine day I land in Guwahati only to find out that most of the city's pubs and restaurants are located at  Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva! It makes me wonder, Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva from Guwahati-Shillong Road? I begin ...Read More

Meghalaya: Shillong Street Style– an unending affair between style and personality!

-Shweta Raj Kanwar “Every day is a fashion show and the world is the runway”: Coco Chanel From students to teachers, daughters to mothers, sons to fathers, every Shillongite resides in them a sense of style, a fashion and a ...Read More

Digital Meghalaya: A positive technological change or merely a joke?

SHILLONG, May 15: Paper a commodity, that like most things, we take for granted. As we in India surge ahead with programmes such as Digital India and e-Governance, there is a need to move towards more modern methods of documentation. ...Read More

Northeast India’s Diminishing hopes of better days – ‘Acchay Din!’, But When?

SHILLONG, May 12, 2017: With commoners stunned by the firing of centre’s economy booster technique in the form of State Bank of India’s new directives of deduction and service tax, most in Meghalaya believes that the public especially the middle ...Read More

Assam- A filthy drain near a hospital reflects Guwahati’s pathetic health scenario?

Guwahati, one of the fastest developing cities in the Northeast Indian region has had a hoard of achievements to its credit. From becoming a part of the 1st state in the country to ratify the GST bill to housing a ...Read More

Meghalaya women have freedom, they can marry many men — Really, says who???

SHILLONG, May 5: While there is ignorance which could be defined as a lack of knowledge or information, there is also sciolism which Surendra Veeru, the author of a most distasteful article, which portrays the women of Meghalaya in a deeply ...Read More