Who will scrutinize the role of Media?

Who will scrutinize the role of Media?

By Patricia Mukhim India’s Daughter, the controversial documentary, seems to have created not just a rift but an unbridgeable chasm among media practitioners. There is a section which believes in absolute media freedom. It feels that it should be left to the wisdom of the viewers to judge the documentary for what it is. There […]

Preview: Northeast United vs. Delhi Dynamos

Preview: Northeast United vs. Delhi Dynamos

After an impressive outing in their last away match against FC Goa, Cesar Farias’ NorthEast United FC are all set to battle it out against Delhi Dynamos in a crucial home match at Guwahati on Saturday (November 28). A win will inch the highlanders closer to a play-offs spot in the ongoing Indian Super League. […]

What Nagaland looses in the demise of K. Zhimomi?

What Nagaland looses in the demise of K. Zhimomi?

By Rupesh Dutta The central government must have given the due respect and honour to Khe Kiho Zhimomi by ensuring state funeral to him with top country leaders in attendance but they clearly failed to utlised his potential as great Naga leader who could have helped in resolving numbers of Naga issues with New Delhi. Also, with the […]

Of late, everyone is always late.

Of late, everyone is always late.

By Pauline M I am writing this while I wait for the hairdresser I visited for a haircut. The appointment I had was for 3 pm. It is 4.45 pm and I am … yes, waiting. Being late or having to wait is relatively new to me. In the city everyone did their best to […]

AIFF’s incompetency leads to yet another I League ‘dropout’

AIFF’s incompetency leads to yet another I League ‘dropout’

Royal Wahingdoh FC is the latest club to take a decision on dropping out of the I League, following in the footsteps of Pune FC and Kalyani Bharat FC as a result of the All India Football Federation’s ‘lack of interest’ towards developing football in the country. The football governing body’s president Praful Patel had […]

Are our children really free?

Are our children really free?

SHILLONG: Children’s Day also means celebrating every child’s right, but does every child in Meghalaya receive that right? This day does not only mean singing and dancing, gifts and presents, food and refreshment. Let’s not forget that this day is celebrated in honour of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlai Nehru simply for his love […]

Will the BCCI’s reforms promise better days for the future?

Will the BCCI’s reforms promise better days for the future?

Following the removal of Roger Binny from the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Ravi Shastri’s ousting form the Indian Premier League’s Governing Council, newly appointed BCCI president Shashank Manohar has shown promise to restructure one of cricket’s most influential and richest boards after it’s recently held Annual General Meeting in Mumbai. Manohar, […]

Why ILP Irks me

Why ILP Irks me

Indira Laisram About two years ago, when my Australian husband and I were making our travel plans to Mizoram, we visited the Mizoram House in New Delhi to get the requisite permissions. I was very sure that being a north-easterner I would not need any paper work done and that my husband would be the […]