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Damming Our Future

Editor, Umngot River, the cleanest and the most beautiful river in India is being converted to a Dam. To the Government these dams are a symbol of mega achievement but to the people who are displaced, these monsters mean emptiness of…

GHADC results, lessons   

The people of Garo Hills have voted wisely for the next set of councilors to the Autonomous District Council. It was a vote for change. New faces have been elected and old ones thrown out. Many sitting MDCs including the former CEM and…

DIFFERENT RULES ON FAITH!

    By Insaf  Round The States   It’s an appalling dichotomy. On the one hand, there is a sea of humanity at the ghats of the Ganga in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, at the Maha Kumbh Mela and on the other a total of only 50 persons…

GHADC: Lessons learnt for UDP?

  Editor, After a high-intensity showdown at the GHADC elections, the UDP came out with empty hands despite being complacent enough to announce that they would claim stake alongside the NPP. Many learned commentators view this election as…

AFGHANISTAN, INDIA

Afghanistan, after long years of occupation, war and militant mayhem, is far from being normal. Taliban factions remain lethal with Pakistani support on the one side and machinations from multiple interests on the other. Despite the long…

What do we do with Education

Patricia Mukhim It is said that education is the escalator to opportunity but what happens when that escalator is broken. Covid has brought all of us to a state where we are groping for answers. The last thing that anyone should do is…

What ails MCCL

By C.F. Lyngdoh In the last few months, serious questions were raised by the State Government about how to revive the operations of MCCL in order to bring the organisation back into a healthy and profitable unit for the economic benefit of…

Closing of Schools and Colleges a last resort

Editor, It will come as no surprise to you that teachers, parents and students are half hoping for schools to be closed now that rumours are rife about the increase in numbers of COVID 19 cases everywhere. It would be a matter of great…