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August 2012

CM dumps NCP’s alliance offer

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Ruling out the possibility of a Congress-NCP alliance following the exit of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma from his party, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday said the Congress had no need to…

Quest for consensus: Dilemma of Khasi society

By Patricia Mukhim   Every society has its peccadilloes and its virtues as well. There are a lot of things that Khasi society can be proud of but we also are victims of some fatal flaws. On Sunday last I browsed the local news channels and…

RTI has its utility

Editor, With reference to your article," Is ILP the solution to the influx dilemma?" (Aug 24, 20102) I would like to put forward the following points. As a concerned citizen and an RTI activist, it is our duty to share with and inform the…

PM to Hasina

India-Bangladesh relations took an upward swing at the NAM summit in Tehran. The deadlock in the Indian parliament caused by the coal block allotment controversy indirectly cast a shadow on these relations. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had…

Mukul condemns attack on Assam scribes

By Our Reporter Shillong: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday condemned the attack on journalists in neighbouring Assam while stressing the need for a vibrant and responsible media sharing information without fear. "I condemn the…

Anti-influx mechanism on the cards: CM

By Our Reporter Shillong: The State Government is intending to introduce a mechanism more stringent than the Inner Line Permit (ILP) to check the unabated influx into the State, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma said on Thursday. Stating that…