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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…

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…

Round The States

By Insaf Maharashtra Drama SALAAM BOMBAY, SAYS DELHI?  Mumbai today mirrors everything that’s rotten with the system and the country. The unfolding high drama between Kangana Ranaut, the Shiv Sena, flogged by an irresponsible media is a…

Round the states

By Insaf Maharashtra drama Salaam Bombay, says Delhi? Mumbai today mirrors everything that’s rotten with the system and the country. The unfolding high drama between Kangana Ranaut, the Shiv Sena, flogged by an irresponsible media is a…

Baby steps towards education in the new normal

By Patricia Mukhim The announcement by the Union Ministry of Health that Class 9-12 will reopen on September 21 has caused trepidation among school authorities, teachers and parents. The students of course have very little to say on the…