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Paradigm Shift In Education Systems: Bane or Boon?

  By Fahd Hazarika The year 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have been nothing less than a nemesis for all mankind, but they have made one thing abundantly clear, and that is the fact that technology is the only answer to all our current…

Are we still digitally divided? 

Editor, As per reports by the Economic Times a digital survey conducted by Lady Shriram College (LSR) to which 1,450 of the college's 2,000 students sent their response, clearly showed that nearly 30 percent of its students did not have…

SONIA MUST ACT

That the Congress party is passing through tough times needs no repeated emphasis. The Bihar assembly results combined with the debacle for the party in 12 states overall in a string of by-elections alongside the Bihar polls might have…

Press freedom does not come free

Patricia Mukhim There are ways and ways of doing journalism. One is the stenography type of journalism where we only report who said what. The other is when the newspaper takes a stand on issues and pays a price for it. That is cutting…

WHOLE ISSUE SMACKS OF BIGOTRY AND BIAS AGAINST WOMEN

      By Dr. Arun Mitra   The statement by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that the Uttar Pradesh government will make tough laws against Love Jehad is not surprising. Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governments too have now…

Of sick corporations

Editor, Your Friday column (ST Nov 13,2020) was incisive. Hats off to you! You have the gift of the pen as you have the courage to speak out the bitter truth. A good section of people of Meghalaya do not see eye to eye with your many…

BJP dares MDA Government

Dissatisfied with the State Government’s attempts to do a Local Fund Audit to clear the air around the issue of corruption in the Autonomous District Councils the BJP now wants to take the matter to the Lok Ayukta. It is evident that the…

INDIA’S POSITION

    By Dr. D.K. Giri   Joe Biden has spoken about his world vision in an article wherein he has adumbrated his vision on retrieving America’s pre-eminent position in world affairs. Interestingly, he calls it why America must lead…

Meghalaya needs a monumental shake-up!

Editor, Thank you for your soul stirring piece, "When government becomes complacent" (ST Nov 13, 2020). I went through it at least thrice to absorb the multiple messages the write-up has brought home. Frankly, as an avid reader, after…