Friday, September 21, 2018

The Actual Story So Far: The Infamous Lower Subansiri Dam

By Basanta Deka The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, NHPC, started constructing a huge storage dam to produce power on the lower part of the river...

Animal sacrifice in the name of Durga Puja in Assam is dehumanization

By Nilotpal Dutta Dehumanization takes place when bloodshed becomes a common place thing even though if it happens in the name of culture and traditions. The...

Lies, Misinformation and Propaganda taking Northeast away from Mainland India

Kahuto Chishi Sumi The purpose of propaganda is to instill doubt and fear in the minds of rivals and enemies. Propaganda can take the form...

Centre must understand the ‘seriousness’ of the crisis besieging Manipur University

Thongam Sunil Singh Jawaharlal Nehru’s views on the aims of education bear resemblance to Tagore’s ideas, because both of them are firm internationalists and humanists....

10 years on, justice still eludes Lakshmi Orang

By Manjori Borkotoky Little had she known that morning when she had come to Guwahati for the first time in her life, that this visit...

Naga Nomenclature and Article 371 (A)

Thongam Sunil Singh Creating a sense of solidarity among the different ethnic groups in Manipur and cementing a single Manipuri identity have been the efforts...

When confusing media reports create chaos

By Nava Thakuria Relentless rumour, continued uncertainty and subsequent voluminous media coverage in Assam had recently resulted in the elimination of two innocent lives along...

Of the bygone days, looking back to an Assam in the ’90s

By Anuraag Baruah As I type this, I worry about a load-shedding power cut. My laptop battery, weary from the day and night atrocities of...

Opinion | Demonetization-GST will eventually help Indian Economy to grow

By Alok Kumar Choudhary The state of Indian economy is being much discussed these days.  The discussion over the economy started when the GDP figures...

Rupin Sharma, IPS: The Phenomenon

Kahuto Chishi Sumi To understand the phenomenon of Rupin Sharma, IPS, one must understand the context of Nagaland. Nagaland comprises of 16 Naga Tribes and...