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New Age and Blended Learning

By Ananya S Guha A lot is being discussed on online learning. Some argue that this is here to stay while others say that because of the digital or rural- urban divide this is patently unfair to a large section of rural students.…

  BEIJING SEES ITS ASEAN CLOUT SHRINKING

    By Subrata Majumder   Till the outbreak of COVID 19, China was the biggest trade partner of India. Trade increased due to a surge in imports from China. It outsmarted oil rich countries and became the biggest source of imports.…

THE DEMERITS OF ONLINE LEARNING

  By Shilajit Kar Bhowmick  The day, when the world shall watch the denouement of this bleak Covid- 19 episode, cannot be predicted even by putative soothsayers. In ‘The Metamorphosis’ by Franz Kafka, Gregor Samsa woke up to see that he…

Contention in Himalayan frontier

  By Nsungbemo Ezung   Tension resurface between India and China after the reports of a deadly physical clashes in the last few days between the two deployed troops in Galwan River Valley, a high altitude and largely uninhabited…

WAR NO LONGER AN OPTION TODAY

  By Barnes Mawrie “Si vis pacem para bellum” (If you want peace prepare for war) was Julius Caesar’s famous words to the Roman citizens. It looks like human beings of every century still adhere to this dictum. We have seen wars in…

A Case for Legalising Drugs

By Sean Gabb The libertarian position on drugs is simply stated. People should have the right to do with themselves as they please. This necessarily includes the right to take any drugs they please – for recreation or for medication.…

 Riding the Underbelly of British Imperialism

  By Elnathan W Lyngkhoi In the wake of the commemoration of Thomas Jones Day, the past week has witnessed a plethora of articles and messages acknowledging and glorifying the contributions of the Welsh evangelists to Khasi literature and…

Social Contracts in the time of Covid-19   

By Benjamin Lyngdoh        Man is a social animal. What make this animal different from others are its established norms of civility and civil society. We live in a certain way and do things as per pre-defined processes all of which…

NPP’s win a disadvantage for regional parties

By HH Mohrmen While the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) partners are congratulating themselves on winning the Rajya Sabha seat, the regional parties should seriously consider what this victory means for them. What are the regional…