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MORE MJ PRE DATORY STORIES EMERGE

  By Aditya Aamir               The lesser known ‘MJ’ has quit his job post- #MeToo accusations, but the more famous ‘MJ’ continues to maintain a wall of silence to multiple accusations of #MeToo surfacing against him online. Maybe, it’s…

 EASING TRAFFIC CONGESTION IN SHILLONG

                                                                    By K.L.Tariang  The Shillong Times recently reported of a traffic snarl  in the city which hit a 108 ambulance service carrying  a seriously ill patient. There could be…

Rivalry at our cost

Editor, Apropos the article “Shylla to meet Tynsong over Wahkaji road” (ST Oct 10, 2018), as son of the soil, hailing from one of those most neglected villages of that area, it’s with deepest angst and anguish that I pen down these few…

FARM DIVERSIFICATION VITAL

                                                       By Dhurjati Mukherjee   The recent farmers’ protest march by the Bharatiya Kisan Union, stopped at the UP-Delhi border, was eventually withdrawn after the Government ‘conceded’ a few…

JALLIKATTU-TYPE MOVEMENT GAINS MOMENTUM

  By Aditya Aamir               Your flaws are what make you perfect. You can say that of most everything, too. Like review petitions in the Supreme Court, which point to flaws in otherwise thought to be ‘perfect judgments’. But that’s…

NEIGHRIMS-A patient’s perspective

Editor, As a resident of Shillong whose family have benefited so much from NEIGRIHMS, I am forever grateful and indebted to this hospital that helped my sister, recover from a life endangering ailment. We are especially grateful to the…

BELLING THE ILLEGAL CAT

By Poonam I Kaushish How would you feel if one fine morning you are persecuted and thrown out of your country, take shelter in another only to be deported back? This innocuous question came up during arguments to stop deportation of seven…

MORE TROUBLE FOR SHAKY RUPEE

   By Nantoo Banerjee               The rising incidents of gold and US$ smuggling in and out of the country, following the downward exchange value of Indian Rupee, have become a source of major economic concern. They are threatening to…

Why discrimination against LGBTQ

Editor,   For scientists each new day is filled with wonder. It’s no amazement therefore that their pace of understanding a species is way behind with the new creature they encounter. Some creatures have eyes on the tail while some breathe…

Water water everywhere but for how long?

By HH Mohrmen October 2 every year has become a day where we symbolically remind ourselves of the need to keep our localities and cities clean. It matters not even if a moment after the locality is cleaned, irresponsible elements in the…