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Political delicacies

By Rahil Nora Chopra If Gehlot wins Congress top post, will pilot be new Rajasthan CM? A thrilling game of check-and-mate has started within the Congress, with speculations looming large on whether Sachin Pilot would get the throne of…

Religion as agency for human rights

By Patricia Mukhim When Christ said, “Give unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar,” he did not mean that his followers should wash their hands off the politics of the day and only concentrate on things spiritual. The human person does not live…

Mikhail Gorbachev: The endgame chronicler

By Chiranjib Haldar The Pizza Hut advertisement aired in 1997 had two diners contradicting each other; economic confusion, political instability and complete chaos versus opportunity, freedom and hope. But both the dissenter and supporter…

Wake Up Education Minister: The Alarm is Ringing

By PR Lyngdoh (A Crying Teacher) The unsavoury and unsympathetic attitude of the education department to the sad plight of teachers in our state has played out in the happenings of the last few months. Almost every day there are news…

Student suicides: Live don’t die

By C.S. Krishnamurthy “Goodbye… I can’t take the pressure any longer…I’m not doing well in exams… no one is responsible for my death…” – a girl from Chandigarh. “I’ll come back as a ghost to haunt my teachers…” - a note of a student from…

NE Climate Change: Concerns and solutions

By Toki Blah The Sunday Shillong Times of the 18th Sept 2022 came up with a much appreciated news item on its front page headlined “Bishops in North east raise alarm over climate change, vows action”. One comes away with three distinct…