LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dated 21 May 2018 To The Editor TNT – The Northeast Today Respected Editor, The recently concluded Karnataka verdict was anything short of exciting- with its dramatic exits, surprise coalition and arguably the shortest chief ministerial tenure in the country’s history. As the results of the elections unfolded on our television […]

Nagaland’s indie rock band ‘Trance effect’ is spreading happiness through music, one note at a time!

Nagaland’s indie rock band ‘Trance effect’ is spreading happiness through music, one note at a time!

Interviewed by SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 20, 2018 Victor Hugo once said, ” Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent” and how true. Music with its various forms caters to the liking of all and to be a musician is an art not mastered by […]

OPINION | Dear Assam Minister, thank you for the example you have set for our future generation!

OPINION | Dear Assam Minister, thank you for the example you have set for our future generation!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 20, 2018 Through this article I would like to draw the attention of readers once again to the recent incident in Assam whereby a senior teacher was seen to be rebuked by a certain politician during a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan event in the first week of May at Nagaon. […]

Will BJP’s dramatic fall in Karnataka quell political uprising in Northeast India?

Will BJP’s dramatic fall in Karnataka quell political uprising in Northeast India?

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie TNT News | Shillong, May 19, 2018:  Karanataka Floor Test: A tragic end to an intense political story, filled with drama, conspiracy and anticipation; A quest for power and control; A tale of runaway MLAs and a dramatic judgement which managed to set things in motion. The political thriller might have ended […]

Sikkim’s Bandana Rai- creating a niche in fashion world by dint of sheer hard work and passion | TNT EXCLUSIVE

Sikkim’s Bandana Rai- creating a niche in fashion world by dint of sheer hard work and passion | TNT EXCLUSIVE

By PREETTY CHAMBUGONG MARAK| May 16, 2018: Beautiful, charming, honest and extremely talented are the few words that would perfectly define Bandana Rai. The ‘Gorkha girl’ of Sikkim has proved that Northeastern states are no longer bound by the hills and mountains but are blessed with potentials. The beauty queen from Sikkim not only won the […]

North East Riders’ Domain: On super-bikes, Shillong’s serpentine roads and ‘Gear Up 2018’

North East Riders’ Domain: On super-bikes, Shillong’s serpentine roads and ‘Gear Up 2018’

TNT EXCLUSIVE | MAY 17, 2018 By Rachel Syiemlieh While the picture of a super-biking group riding across a long open road wouldn’t strike our parents as the safest and friendliest of situations, the members of North East Riders’ Domain, popularly known as NERD, take their love of super-bikes across the north-eastern region without skimping […]

REVIEW | A book long due: Jim W. Kasom’s Homecoming and other stories

REVIEW | A book long due: Jim W. Kasom’s Homecoming and other stories

By Shelmi Sankhil | May 16, 2018 Bibliophile South Asia and Promilla & Co: New Delhi and Chicago, 2018; Pages 276, Rs. 350. $10 Jim Wungramyao Kasom’s Homecoming and Other Stories, published by Bibliophile South Asia and Promilla & Co., and released in Delhi on the 12th of May is one more addition to the […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | On Rape, Religion and loss of Humanity!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | On Rape, Religion and loss of Humanity!

Date- May 9, 2018 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, If my opinion or someone else’s opinion would bring about a change then the earth would be occupied by rational humans rather than irrational acting beings. The place where we are living would be a place where balanced biological system dealing with […]

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 13, 2018 EMOTIONS AND ELATION – A book by Banani Das Dhar They say that “God could not be everywhere and therefore he created mothers”, but have we ever given a thought about what a ‘would-be’ mother goes through before transforming herself into a creation second only to God? […]

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