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September 6, 2013

The need to reason it out

Editor, First and foremost let me express my happiness and gratitude to Rev Lyndan Syiem for his extremely thought provoking article "Dealing with Obstinate World Views" Sept 5th 2013. Rev Lyndan took off from the concluding remarks made at…

Power of social media

Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and a host of others are meant to connect people along certain shared interests, political ideas and philosophies. Some use these sites to post personal information including high points and…

Telangana triggers statehood demands in northeast

By Sanchet Barua The Manmohan Singh government's decision to carve Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh has given fresh impetus to statehood demands across India but nowhere has the effect been more divisive than in eastern India. At least four…

ILP deadlock continues

By Our Reporter   SHILLONG: With the Congress-led MUA -II government remaining firm on its stand against the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) for tackling the problem of influx of illegal migrants, the much-awaited all-party…

Arson marks 2nd night of road blockade

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Cases of arson continued in the State on Thursday with miscreants hurling a petrol bomb inside the office of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department at Mawryngkneng at around 5 am as road blockade called by…

Laloo says door for talks open

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: While hundreds were out on the streets, agitating against the alleged adamant attitude of the Education Minister in dealing with their demands, the man in question, Prof RC Laloo tried to pacify the teachers by…

Awardee airs grievances

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: In was an uneasy moment for the dignitaries present at the function organized to celebrate Teachers' Day here when a recipient of the district award lamented the plight of the teachers who have been driven to the…

Office picketing on Saturday

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Intensifying their agitation for introduction of ILP system in the state to regulate the entry of outsiders, the pro-ILP activists have announced office picketing on Saturday following Government's decision to…

Robert Kharshiing all set to topple Mukul?

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: In a bizarre incident, former Rajya Sabha MP, Robert Kharshiing who has been ailing at Nazareth Hospital, called a press conference inside his super deluxe room here on Thursday and made statements that could have…