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February 2012

Political loose talk

Editor, In politics we have politicians who often put their foot in their mouths without thinking of the consequences of their words. They also have the habit of retracting their words claiming they have been ‘misquoted’. The recent…

Wanted a land use policy

This is not the first time that an editorial on land use has been proposed in this paper’s editorial. Without a land use policy, Meghalaya’s agricultural land is converted into industrial plots. Its forests are ravaged to make way for…

Shillong : Slip Sliding Away

By Paul Lyngdoh The rapid decline of Shillong into a concrete jungle pockmarked by emerging ghettoes, tonnes of garbage and the general collapse of civic amenities should ring a bell of alarm in all those with a concern and love for the…

India in no way a freeloader

By Kanwal Sibal   India is criticized in US circles for its reluctance to take position on difficult issues facing the international community, for fence-sitting and avoiding decisions that could carry political costs. It is accused of…

DSP escapes unhurt in GNLA ambush

From Our Correspondent Tura: A Deputy Superintendent of Police enroute for an inspection of a police station in West Garo Hills narrowly survived an ambush laid by heavily-armed GNLA militants near Machangpani close to Dalu on Tuesday…