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Child Abuse

One may wonder how little children can be sexually abused and what bestial pleasure was derived from assaulting a 4-year old in a school in Kolkata. Whatever mental perversion may cause such brutal acts, it appears that such shameful…

Stranglehold of dynasty

So the Nehru-Gandhi scion is all set to become the President of the grand old party.  If Rahul Gandhi is to be elevated to the post of Party President by stepping into the shoes of his mother Sonia Gandhi, then why is the word “election,”…

EKH DC renews waring against littering Shillong

SHILLONG: Lack of adherence to various basis Waste Management Rules is a serious growing social concern in the City of Shillong which is adversely affecting the living conditions at the community level and beyond. Immediate response…

Taking the state to court

Much has been said by the political class against judicial activism but the fact remains that the executive has failed to govern and needs to be pulled up by the court every now and again. Article 39 A of the Constitution is a tool for…

Data Protection

A high-level government committee of experts headed by Justice B N Srikrishna has asked for views from relevant people on data protection. It is an issue of great importance and has special relevance to the increasing scope of Aadhaar…

Heat on ULFA (I)

While former ULFA militants are now mostly for peace, the faction under Paresh Barua called ULFA (Independent) continues to be aggressive. It has been trying to subvert peace talks and extorting money from two tea estates. Fears have been…

RBI conducts MSMEs meet in Shillong

SHILLONG: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shillong in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Industries (DC&I), Government of Meghalaya conducted a Town Hall meeting on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on Tuesday…