Tripura: The problem for BJP is not Biplab Deb but senior leaders who eye the post of CM in state

Tripura: The problem for BJP is not Biplab Deb but senior leaders who eye the post of CM in state

TNT Desk | April 05, 2018 Over the Past month there has been a spotlight over the utterances of the Tripura Chief Minister.As a matter of fact there have been reports that the CM of Tripura was pulled up by no one less than the PM of India in one of the National Media. The […]

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 3, 2018 As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, a day which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference, let us remember that this is an opportunity to: -celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom -assess the state of […]

Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | May 3, 2018 The just-concluded party Congress of the CPI (M), held in Hyderabad, has spawned many a surprise with the avowed Marxists or communists finally deciding to fight the next Loksabha polls in alliance with secular democratic forces. Expectedly , the party is viscerally opposed to having anything to do […]

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 29, 2018 Time zones-or having different time zones in a vast and diverse country like India- had been of abiding  interest to Tripura’s former and longest serving chief secretary V. Thualisidasa who headed the state’s  executive as top administrator for long eight years between 1995 and 2003. This had a […]

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 22, 2018 The communist legacy is long but complicated. No comprehensive discussion over the issue is possible within the framework of an article but a remarkable feature of this legacy is that the leader is never wrong . Howsoever wrong , repressive and dictatorial a leader may be, he is […]