Congress ready for N-E battle

New Delhi: The aggressive campaign by Congress President Rahul Gandhi in the Gujarat Assembly elections, which gave a tough fight to the BJP in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home turf, will have a galvanising effect on the party’s campaign…

Nagaland state employees demand revised pay

Kohima: All State Services Associations held a coordination meeting on Tuesday in connection with the memorandum dated March 11 relating to Cabinet Decision on 7th Central Pay Commission. According to a statement by the president of the…

Atletico unsure of home ground

ISL season 3 Kolkata: Uncertainty continued to prevail for city based Atletico de Kolkata, winner of the first edition, regarding their home ground for season 3 of Indian Super League (ISL) as the Salt Lake Stadium is being renovated to…

Why meddle with indigenous faith?

 Editor, Observing the death or birth anniversary of any legend, in a country with immense diversity is a regular and common phenomenon. This is usually observed by any association by paying tributes to the icon, through a public meeting or…

Mid-air Angst

By Micheal Makri Being economical makes sense when it comes with a bonus. I was flying from Manila and Singapore Airlines was my first option as I would have arrived in India in a day, but looking at the cost of the ticket I backed…

Making a career out of politics

  By Aristotle Lyngdoh In Meghalaya politics is like a game of football where people are the grass or the ‘Ri & Jaidbynriew’ having no option but to bear the brunt of this game. Some of our youth are uprooted prematurely without a…

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“Long live the Hynñiewtrephynñiewskum!”

Editor, May 30, 2015 will remain a historic day in the history of the Khun Hynñiewtrephynñiewskum. On that day people came out in strength not for a political reason but for defending their identity and integrity. It is a gathering for…

Laughing matters

By Paramjit Bakhshi So what is wrong with Shillong? To borrow a bit from William Wordsworth, one often feels the city, "is too much with us; late and soon. Getting and spending we lay waste our powers."  There is an air of oppression here,…

Rahul on the prowl for anti-Modi issues

By Amulya Ganguli In America, "ambulance chaser" is a derisive term used for those insurance agents who assure the relatives of a sick man that he will help with their medical claims. Rahul Gandhi, too, appears to be similarly approaching…

Games integral part of education

Editor, Nearly 55 years ago a young budding footballer, Shlur Nongbri missed out on making it the to the Indian Olympic team by a whisker. Those were the golden years of Indian football and Nongbri's exploits on the football field have…
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