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Bioproducts : Make In Meghalaya

By K.N.Kumar The Government of India (GoI) wants that the entire north-eastern region becomes organic by 2030.Theroadmap laid by the GoI sets very stiff targets for our State – within the next nine years, the State must (1) establish 94…

High fuel taxes an incurable addiction for govts

By K. Raveendran Earning cash through fuel taxes has become an addiction for our governments. Like any addiction, this one is also not amenable to any easy cure. Only shock treatments can do that. Both the Centre and the states have been…

Covid19: Its psychological impact in rural areas

Editor, Humans are social and psychological beings. Since the last two years of this Covid 19 pandemic many lost their precious lives and the economic condition of the people has fallen drastically. As a citizen of the state I do…

Farmers’ plight in Meghalaya

Congress legislator HS Shangpliang speaks for everyone when he rued that the Agriculture Minister has been missing from the Assembly session this time and in the previous session too. When the whole world is connected in virtual mode, the…

Speakers Removal: Defects in 10th Schedule

Editor, The motion of no-confidence against the Speaker or Deputy Speaker of Parliament or State Assemblies or any elected bodies arises only during extra-ordinary situations, warranting removal of the Speaker of the House, who is found…

Terrorism, Pakistan

The route to terrorism in India starts from Pakistan -- and this is a well-documented saga. The arrest of six members of a module from Delhi and nearby states this week by a special cell of the Delhi Police and their interrogation showed…