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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MDA Govt: An assessment

Editor, It is high time to evaluate the performance of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Government in the last 4.9 years. This is the first Government that has dared to physically handle the highly explosive border issue. The first…

Maladies of MeECL

\Editor, Of late we see the plight of the employees of Meghalaya Electricity Corporation who are deprived of their timely receivables like reimbursement of medical expenses, travelling expenses, compensatory wages for working on holidays,…

Christianity and Culture

Editor, The article by Aiborlang Nongsiej (Shillong Times Sep 14, 2022) asks the question “Has Christianity destroyed culture?” and ends with the conclusion that it is “totally unjustified to blame Christianity for the loss of culture”. If…

When money rules

Editor, The refusal of the government to revisit the border MOU with Assam and its decision to issue licenses for establishment of casinos in Khanapara despite strong public opinion against them are two examples among many that this…

Of outrageous allegations

Editor, Apropos to the letter to the editor, “Laitumkhrah Hijacked “ (ST Sep 7, 2022) as a concerned resident of Laitumkhrah, at the very outset I would outrightly reject such a bizarre and uncalled for statement. How can somebody “hijack”…

Time to make penal laws stricter

Editor, Days after escaping from jail, four prisoners including the infamous I Love You Talang were murdered by an angry mob. Mob lynching, simply put is an act of murder and it can in no way be justified. However, the bigger question is…

Plight of Pine Mount School

Editor, It is very sad to see the century old prestigious Pine Mount School today reaching a critical stage and the subject matter of intense public debate. I admit that teachers of the school are right to revolt against the present…

UDP’s bravado humorous

Editor Nothing seems to have amused readers more than the bravado of the UDP leader, Paul Lyngdoh recently when he said that the UDP is the party that would bring in a stable government in 2023. Let me put this straight across with no…

Traumatic experience at Nursing College, NEIGRIHMS

Editor, I have been serving in one of the reputed hospitals/institutes of the state but realising the change of time and the need to upgrade oneself I decided to undergo further studies. That is when I joined the Nursing college in…