Meghalaya

Police file charge sheet against Jha, 10 others

CMJ University fraud case SHILLONG: Police on Friday filed the charge sheet against CMJ University chancellor Chandra Mohan Jha and ten others associated with the university in connection with [Full Article...]

Regional

Congress did nothing for NE: Amit Shah

BJP prez highlights Modi’s ‘Act East Policy’ Itanagar: BJP national president Amit Shah on Thursday alleged that Congress-ruled government during its 60 years of regime at the Centre did nothing for the country and the NE region, except presenting a series of scams, involving thousands of crores of rupees. Addressing the Pradesh Karyakarta Sanmelan [Full Article...]

National

India or Bharat: SC seeks response from govt

New Delhi: ‘India should be named Bharat’, a demand made in a PIL (rpt made in a PIL) on which the Supreme Court has sought comments from the Centre and the states. The apex court on Friday decided to examine questions raised on the naming of the country and sought response from the Centre [Full Article...]

International

Vatican attack plot foiled, 18 held

Rome: Italian police on Friday arrested 18 people in what they called a “vast” operation against a group allegedly inspired by the Al Qaeda and foiled an attack on the Vatican. All those arrested were Pakistanis and Afghans, police said. Those arrested were plotting an attack against the Vatican, police said citing wiretap evidence. [Full Article...]

Sports

Saina, Sindhu win; Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

Wuhan: World’s top-ranked women’s shuttler Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu won their respective matches but Parupalli Kashyap was beaten in the Asia Championships here on Thursday. Saina defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 10-21, 21-10 in a see-saw encounter lasting an hour and seven minutes. She got a bye and a walkover in the first [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Populist resistance

    The recent protest against the coming of BJP President, Amit Shah to Shillong by a group that professes to wage a war on behalf of the poor and powerless (Thma Ki Rangli Ki Juki- TUR) by having a beef party is a populist move aimed at drawing attention to the Organisation rather than the cause. The cause as claimed by some of its members was to make known their antagonism towards the fascist policies of the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre. If that is the case why did [Full Article...]