Corruption in public life needs urgent halt

By Dr Oishee Mukherjee Corruption has for long been a subject of much debate and ways and means of its eradication have been outlined by various organisations and experts. But unfortunately, political corruption in India has shown an…

Performance of Meghalaya Cricket Team

Editor, The performance of the Meghalaya cricket team in the recently concluded BCCI tournaments is really appalling. This includes not only the senior team but also the teams for the under-25, under -19 as well as the under-16 teams.…

The election manifesto as a guide to governance

By Benjamin Lyngdoh In the Meghalaya MLA/MDC/MP elections of recent years, the election manifesto has become less significant or of no significance at all. The number of people who talk about it and especially seek and read it has declined…

Government’s indifference to students’ plight

Editor, The fact that this present MDA government is indifferent to the plight of students is evident from the fact that the students’ scholarship had been pending for years. Recently, an amount was released by the government and disbursed…

FSO exam outside the syllabus

Editor, The conduct of examination for the post of Food Safety Officer was highly irregular. The concerned department called for the written examination on November 26, 2022. Admit cards were issued to all applicants prior to the exam…

The bulldozing of India

By Jagdish Rattanani “The manner in which bulldozers as tools of retaliatory State violence and punishment are being normalised now is akin to illegal encounter killings which have now been normalised by police forces across the country.…

Meghalaya-Assam Border Discourses

Editor, This is in response to the letter penned by Prof P.M Passah under the caption, “Jaintia Hills & Bristish” (ST Decmeber2, 2022) and to all critics who wrongly opined that I mispresented or misread the historical facts by putting…