Opinion  /  Published 26.09.21

Yes, Channi is here to stay

Footnote Last week, the National People’s Party-led Meghalaya government appointed the BJP state unit president, Ernest Mawrie, as adviser to the chief minister, Conrad Sangma. He will advise ...
By Delhi Diaries

Sports  /  Published 22.09.21

BCCI lays pitch for Northeast outreach

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has always taken utmost care to develop the domestic infrastructure for the betterment of the game in remote corners of India. That has been one of the...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.09.21

Cong walks out over ‘encounter’ death

Opposition Congress MLAs in Meghalaya staged a walk-out from the Assembly on Wednesday after the Speaker disallowed discussion on the demand for suspension of the police officials allegedly involved i...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.21

Meghalaya: A case for police reform

An operation carried out by the Meghalaya police to arrest a former militant of the banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council resulted in an accused being shot dead. Following allegations of huma...
By Jade Lyngdoh

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.21

Northeast: Porous borders

The reorganization of the Northeast and the creation of new states between 1963 and 1987, all carved out of Assam, left behind unresolved boundaries. The disputed lands have both symbolic and substant...
By Subir Bhaumik


North East  /  Published 30.08.21

Meghalaya ex-HNLC leader ‘encounter’ protest

Eleven pressure groups seeking “justice” for the death of a former rebel leader in a “fake encounter” have stepped up pressure on the Meghalaya government to suspend three seni...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.08.21

Snatched rifles fished out of Umkhrah river

A team of the Meghalaya Fire and Emergency Services on Monday afternoon recovered from Umkhrah river the three INSAS rifles that were snatched on August 15 from police by unidentified persons. An ele...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.21

NE: Gird the borders

Border disputes in the northeastern states are so commonplace that they seldom grab headlines unless the violence takes a toll on lives. And now, with the Taliban taking news centre stage, this little...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

North East  /  Published 17.08.21

Shillong encounter probe

The Meghalaya government on Monday announced a judicial probe into the death of a former rebel leader in an encounter to stem the tide of resentment against the ruling dispensation that led to the imp...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.08.21

Meghalaya orders judicial probe into encounter death

Although Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has resigned on Sunday amid violence in Shillong “to allow a free and fair probe into the killing”, the chief minister is learnt to have not accepted ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong


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