There is little sisterly about ‘Seven Sisters’: Chaudhuri

Guwahati: The ‘Northeast’ as a common entity is more of a myth than a reality given the prevailing ground reality that all the states of the region which are usually referred to as ‘Seven Sisters’ hardly pursue a regional agenda. Delivering Harendra Nath Barua Memorial Lecture before a select gathering here on Sunday evening, [Full Article...]


PM takes swipe at China, deplores ‘expansionist’ trend of some countries

Modi visits Japanese school, narrates story of Lord Krishna to kids Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the “expansionist” tendency among some countries which “encroach” upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. “The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong [Full Article...]


Protesters storm PTV office in Islamabad, evicted by army

Protesters push closer to PM House amid clashes Islamabad: Hundreds of protesters aiming to topple Pakistan’s government stormed the state broadcaster’s office on Monday, blocking its transmission briefly before the army evicted them and secured the building. Protesters barged into the Pakistan Television (PTV) network office smashing cameras and entered the control room. Over [Full Article...]


India look to clinch series

4th ODI, Edgbaston Birmingham: An unassailable lead in their pocket, India would look to clinch the one-day series against England by putting up another dominating display when the two sides square off in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Tuesday. The visitors have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series after 133-run (D/L) [Full Article...]


  • Clamour to lift the NGT ban

    AT an environmental conference organised by a leading NGO  in July last year, chief minister, Mukul Sangma was queried by journalists if he would have the courage to take hard decisions to save the environment. Without demur the chief minister said, “What is good for the people is good for the government.” Today this quick response must come to haunt him as he stands in solidarity with those who have extracted the heaviest price on the environment- the coal mine owners. That meeting for lifting the ban on coal [Full Article...]