Category Archives: Opinions

Has the Brahmaputra lost its sheen: Cultures VS Saffronisation

Guwahati, April 6: Over the past few months the saffron party has been able to penetrate its mark in the Northeast. The BJP sets to strengthen their roots further through instances of pre-emtive visit of BJP president Amit Shah to Tripura ...Read More

Crime against women in Meghalaya: A disgusting reality

“But what was she wearing?” said the taxi driver who was driving me from Police Bazaar to Mawlai responding to the news item on Mawphor that I was reading as we reach Wards Lake in the late Monday afternoon crossing ...Read More

Meghalaya: No hope for patients as laxity looms over state health dept.

It is a sad state of affairs to see how our state government in Meghalaya work especially in our health care sector. At a time when a patient is in dire need of blood, it is sad to see that ...Read More

‘SAY ENOUGH’ to VIP Culture! Shillong Fire incident reflects people’s mindset during Emergency situations

SHILLONG, March 24: At a time when fire fighters are trying to prevent the inferno from engulfing the entire petrol pump at Nongrim Hills (till 8pm on Friday), the repercussion was worse – Say hello to Traffic nightmares. Traffic snarl ...Read More

For peace sake, Go back Tibetans! — By Halley Nongmaithem

This ‘Dalai Lama Strategy’ is the most ridiculous chest thumping foreign policy. India-China relationship sans conflict is important in this ‘Asian Century’. India can bargain her territory in Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh in return. It is as simple as ...Read More

Do mobile towers really cause cancer? A question that still haunts many!

These days, frequent are the controversies due to “fake news” in diverse fields. Away from the limelight of these debates, a governmental campaign has been working to demolish misinformation and inadequate information in a vital area impacting Digital India, viz, ...Read More

The Dead and Dying Rivers of Meghalaya — Who are the culprits?

SHILLONG, March 20 2017: The world is talking about global warming and the predictable catastrophic outcomes which is likely going to transpire if this global problem is not resolved. Humans’ endless wants and the urgent need to strive ahead in ...Read More

Post mortem report of Manipur Assembly Election 2017

As the curtains fall for the anticipated Manipur Assembly Election 2017, lessons to be remembered and understood are aplenty. Modi’s BJP, Irom Sharmila and Ibobi Singh - the three protagonist and major takeaways. It wasn’t a mandate for the BJP ...Read More

When an ‘appeal’ becomes a ‘Fatwa’ by Mahmodul Hassan

Nahid Afreen is one of the most popular singers of Assam whose achievements are indeed appreciable. At the age of 16, her contribution to the society as a singer is wholly a triumph. For the first time, Nahid Afreen came ...Read More