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On Religion – A discourse

By Deepa Majumdar Within the sphere of Time-Space-Causation that hosts human History, there is something perennial about the nature of religion. If church, temple, mosque and other external insignia of the human heart have endured and…

SACRIFICING LONG TERM GOALS FOR SHORT TERM GAINS

      By K Raveendran   The reported remarks by a key Toyota executive in India about how the company looks at its business in the country in view of the high levies on the passenger car segment typically signifies the lack of…

VISUAL MEDIA MUST CHANGE

The Supreme Court has finally wielded the stick and asked the electronic media to behave. The context was the airing of communally sensitive material on a television channel, which said Muslims are trying to infiltrate the civil services…

Critiquing the institution of the RangbahShnong

By Albert Thyrniang “A tradition is kept alive only by something being added to it.” Henry James In July a Rangbah shnong (village headman) in the suburb of the state capital refused to let a person working in Guwahati to attend…

Murky affairs of our District Councils

Editor, I congratulate the BJP President Earnest Mawrie for exposing huge corruption the District Councils in Jaintia Hills and Garo Hills. The charges prima facie appear genuine. More so, since there has not been any contradiction from…

All are equal, but…

  Editor, In a recorded interview on a YouTube channel, Director of the movie ‘Lorni the Flâneur’, Wanphrang K Diengdoh correctly said that there are no secrets in Shillong. This place is too close-knit for comfort at times. Thus, the…

REVIVAL ONLY VIA CASH, JOBS

By Shivaji Sarkar It is slobalisation across the globe. The world has applied the brakes on the economy due to an unprecedented civilisational lockdown. India, termed as the engine of global growth, has taken a big hit and it may…