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Get over the victimhood

Patricia Mukhim You may have lived in a particular society all your life and been part of a community but would still not have understood the underpinnings that drive the society’s thought processes; its responses to  crises; its reasons…

Business friendly, environment unfriendly

  By Lekha Rattanani On March 23, as the country faced a complete lockdown that left millions of migrant workers stranded without food and shelter, India’s environment ministry put out a draft proposal to amend the Environment Impact…

Curb on free speech?

Editor, I am deeply pained to learn that an FIR has been lodged by Lawsohtun Dorbar against Patricia Mukhim for her Facebook post on the recent assault of some youths in that area. The fact that such an FIR was lodged simply because Ms…

Social Responsibility Imperative

We have entered the fourth month of the lockdown and despite the unlocking in certain areas of the  economy, there is a persistent  sense of unease about moving around in crowded places such as markets and main thoroughfares. The Covid…

Lawsohtun incident – No to violence

By Albert Thyrniang The Lawsohtun incident is condemnable. Though the assault on the six non-tribal youths in a basketball court took place on July 3, that is almost a week has passed, what we have now is an FIR against the editor of…

Abuse of privileges

Editor, We were just basking in the laurels of the WHO's praises of the state's handling of the Covid crisis and all that has sadly come to naught. Once again the double standards of the powers that be have led to the present sorry state…

PACT FOR PEACE

There’s good news coming from the northern border region after weeks of tension and encounters between Chinese and Indian soldiers centering around Galwan Valley in Ladakh. Both sides have withdrawn from positions they took control of in…

FESTIVAL TOURISM VIS A VIS RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL

  Dr. Omarlin Kyndiah A festival is an event, a social phenomenon in virtually all human cultures. Festivals have been present in human life since antiquity. Etymologically the term festival is derived from the Latin ‘festum’. But…

The End of Reality

  By Banshaikupar Lyngdoh Mawlong   The world is changing and changing fast. In the blink of an eye, the world as we know it, is now history. Never before have we witnessed such a massive psychological shift in a matter of decade or…