Category Archives: Opinions

BJP may have the last laugh in Assam

Ahead of the elections to the Assam assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has strengthened its position by striking an alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP). Although the Assam Pradesh Congress tried its best to keep the BJP and ...Read More

Open Letter to Kanhaiya Kumar from Across the Political Spectrum

Dear Kanhaiya Kumar, I'm writing to you from across the political spectrum to tell you that your speech was phenomenal and motivating. In today's political discourse where people have lost the art of grace towards others belonging to a different ...Read More

“Where is the Naga accord?”: Does Rahul Gandhi’s question hold ground?

Brushing aside the allegations made by the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on the ‘maturity level’ of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, we can’t deny the fact that the Lok Sabha drama on March 2 brought focus back to the ‘historic’ ...Read More

Will Modi Government’s ‘Act East Policy’ bring change to North-East India?

It was 1991 when India marked a strategic shift in its Foreign Policy in context to the world during the government of P.V. Narasimha Rao, along with economic liberalization and moving away from Cold War-era policies and activities. India has ...Read More

Why do people listen to Rock music?

As the curtain unfolds and the lights shimmer, a ‘screech’ resounds. Some people love the sound of this screech, others frown. Rock music has been largely accepted by many and even become a favourite for music lovers but its sub-genres ...Read More

New face of Manipuri cinema

Oinam Doren Sonia Nepram (31years old)has just returned from South Korea after successfully pitching her second documentary feature project “Bloody Phanek” at DMZ Docs fund which runs as part of the DMZ International documentary film festival. Soon, she will continue ...Read More

Is Shillong’s football scene in a state of decay?

Dino Renthlei From struggling local leagues to the national stage, football in Shillong has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the decades. Or bluntly speaking, it's been more of an uphill climb considering the sluggish growth of ...Read More

Government vs KHADC: Clash of authority or egos?

They say a man with two wives is often burdened with tensions one after the other, similarly, Meghalaya being a state which is governed by two administrative bodies—state government and the autonomous district councils, often encounters the same fate. Past ...Read More

Worsening the Bodo quagmire in Assam

By declaring scheduled tribe (ST) status for Bodos living in the twin hill districts of Assam, the central government has again moved in a wrong direction as the basic motive seems to be ensuring their support for the BJP in ...Read More