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WORLD BODY LOSES FOCUS, BECOMES LITIGATION-ORIENTED

 By G. Srinivasan   In the lingo of multilateral trade negotiations the words collapse, stalemate or lack of consensus are purported to convey the plain meaning that the system presiding over the dialogue among as many as 164 member…

Cheers: A Time for Social Inquisition

By Ananya S Guha That politics can become so lowly is one of the saddest things in our country today. It is also a global phenomenon with a maverick American President also leading the way. But what is happening in the country today, is a…

Clarification

Editor, This clarification is about the statement made by Mr Sanbor Shullai that I am a BJP worker and that I work for Mr Sounder S Cajee and Mr Banri Wahlang. I vehemently deny this allegation and would like to remind Mr Shullai that I…

INDIAN GOVERNMENT SHOULD WAIT AND WATCH

  By Sankar Ray   The first national parliamentary elections in Nepal in the post-royal era  connotes the most spectacular political transition from the bullet to the  ballot, fitted into a constitutional revolution from the world’s only…

Fraudulent activities by Reliance

Editor,   Reliance has asked its customers to port their numbers to other service providers. Being a former client of Reliance ( Assam Circle),  I applied for Mobile Number Portability from Reliance to Vodafone. It’s now over a month and…

FOGGY TIMES

ParamjitBakhshi One wonders what has happened to the media! There is much unhappiness, discontent and anger on every media you connect to. News channels have been bombarding us with needless debate for a while, but even on social media…

GANDHI SCION HAS FINALLY RATTLED MODI

  By Amulya Ganguli   The Congress’s “existential crisis”, as one of the party’s voluble supporters, Jairam Ramesh, said recently, is over. If the party’s campaign in Gujarat (though not in Himachal Pradesh) is any indication, the…

Power cut woes!

 Editor, Through your esteemed daily I would like to draw the attention of Meghalaya Energy Corporation Ltd (MeECL), Shillong about the frequent power cuts in Police Bazar almost daily for about 7-8 times for reasons best known  to  the…

WHAT IS RAHUL’S WORLD VIEW?

By Dr DK Giri Rahul Gandhi, president-in-waiting for quite some time will finally take over as head of the Indian National Congress, a 132-year-old party, the second oldest democratic party in the world after the social democratic party of…

LOW WAGES AND LOWER COSTS MAKE INDIA IDEAL HUB

By Subrata Majumder   The bounce back in the share of manufacturing in second quarter GDP in 2017-18 unleashed a fresh impetus to the Make in India initiative, which remained tardy in the post demonetization period. The manufacturing sector…