33-year-old from Manipur is Darjeeling’s new MP

33-year-old from Manipur is Darjeeling’s new MP

Raju Bista, a 33-year-old from Manipur’s Kangpoki district, is the new MP from Darjeeling. It took many by surprise when the BJP fielded Raju Bista in Darjeeling. The leaders of the  party were smart enough to find a young Gorkha RSS worker from Manipur to represent them in the politically hostile hills district of West […]

BJP with less than 1% mandate parties in Mizoram

BJP  with less than 1% mandate parties in Mizoram

The people of Mizoram once again rejected the overtures of the BJP, giving their Lok Sabha candidate  less than one percent of the votes polled! After a big win at the 2018 Assembly (MLA) elections, the ruling party Mizo National Front (MNF) continued its success route in the small hill state of Mizoram by securing […]

New CM for Sikkim

New CM for Sikkim

The Voters in Sikkim keep close the integrity of the Himalayan state, by once again keeping out the ‘outside parties.   The new Chief Minister will most probably be P S Golay, and the leader of the Opposition will most probably be Pawan Chamling. Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) party is all set to form the […]

Bihar board ‘cheats’ student, rapped by HC

Bihar board ‘cheats’ student, rapped by HC

Patna: The Bihar School Education board was ordered to pay Rupees five  lakhs to a ‘failed’ student by the Patna High Court. The reason? The board tried some hanky- panky, and the High court found out about it. A school girl in Bihar showed unusual grit and determination when the eastern Indian state’s school board […]

Mizoram: New Trafficking Hotspot

Mizoram: New Trafficking Hotspot

Mizoram state, in northeast India which shares a border with Burma (Myanmar) appears to be the new hot transit zone for the illegal trafficking of girls and women. Human trafficking and the modern slave trade, unfortunately, appears to be flourishing. The traffickers just find new sources and new routes. People in distress are the easiest […]

Water of Life for thirsty Bihar…

Water of Life for thirsty Bihar…

Bihar, undivided. 52 years ago. It’s 1967. The sun shines brightly overhead. Scorching heat, the clay-baked dry fields are riddled by cracks through which the last drops of water have evaporated. Along a railway siding, one can see people scrabbling in the dust, in a desperate attempt to scoop up the loose grains that may […]

‘Father’ of Bodos Remembered

‘Father’ of Bodos Remembered

The first of May is a special day for the Bodo tribes in Assam and around the world, as it is the death anniversary of the first Bodo visionary Upendra Nath Brahma. The 29th death anniversary of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, who is fondly regarded as father of the Bodos, was observed at Tulungapuri, Dotma, […]

May the tribe increase!

May the tribe increase!

Last week, we witnessed the priestly Ordination of the 32nd Mizo Priest in Aizawl. In a world where aspirants to the Catholic priesthood appear to be diminishing, it is glad news that we have at present a good number of our local Mizo priests in active service of Mother Church. Fr Henry is the fourth […]

Long Thirsty Summer ahead!

Long Thirsty Summer ahead!

Water shortage has become a major headache across India, but so far nobody in power is sitting up and taking notice. Every day, in the inside pages of newspapers, we come across small articles that highlight the plight of various small communities that are struggling for water: Northeast water scarcity ? From the hill area […]

Water,water everywhere not a drop to drink

Water,water everywhere not a drop to drink

Water is essential thing for living being but if we are talk about pure water then there is huge scarcity of pure water in our country; just because water is getting polluted day by day. So I am going to share my problem regarding scarcity of water in my locality. We face lot of problem […]

Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

It will be an action packed year for the Catholic community in the state of Bihar as the Archdiocese of Patna rolls out a series of events and activities to mark its first 100 years. After a scintillating three day Bible ‘mega-fest’ in October last year, that followed the rather simple and low-key inauguration of […]

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