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What  the next Government in  Meghalaya  can do?

                                                                                By Rudi Warjri The famous British Irish playwright and  critic  George Bernard Shaw had once said,  “ Two percent of the people think , three percent think…

ADVANCEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY LEADING TO SOCIAL ISOLATION

Beating the Rhetoric Life in the modern times has considerably changed, thanks to technology. The pace at which life moves has become considerably faster. Major success has been achieved in modern times in the field of medicine, nuclear…

Kudos to the concerned authority of  Jowai Town

Editor, This is in reference to my letter of Sep 21, 2017) that the park is being worked out by the concerned authority to restore it to its former beauty. Twigs which are a hindrance to the pedestrian have been trimmed. To add to the…

TACKLING PAK’S N-BOGEY

By Dr. D.K. Giri Two days ago, in retaliation to unprovoked firing in Uri, from across LoC by Pakistan, Indian army is said to have killed seven Pakistani soldiers including an army major, and five terrorists. On the Indian side one…

Burning of waste and biomass

Editor, On December 22, 2016 the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had imposed a complete ban on burning of waste in open places and announced a fine of Rs. 25,000 on each incident of bulk waste burning. The NGT ruling says, “We direct that…

YOUR LORDSHIPS OBJECT!

By Poonam I Kaushish   An unprecedented judicial holocaust hit India last week, the likes unseen or unheard in Independent India. All hell broke loose when four senior-most Supreme Court judges mounted a virtual revolt and scathingly…

ENSURING BASIC WAGES, INCOME

By Dhurjati Mukherjee It is indeed heartening that the Government plans to introduce a pan India minimum wage that would cover all sectors of the economy. Labour reforms have been a long standing issue and adequate attention needs to be…

Congress hypocrisy exposed!

Editor, The spokesperson of the Grand Council of Chiefs, John Kharshiing,  who is also the general secretary of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee and will perhaps contest the coming election from Nongkrem has questioned the NPP’s…

Mega Rally in Small State

By HH Mohrmen Off late the two national parties have been in the forefront of organising mega rallies to drum up support for their respective candidates. This is the first time in the history of the state that such rallies are organised…