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Meghalaya groups oppose amending Citizenship Act

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Meghalaya groups oppose amending Citizenship Act

SHILLONG:  A new ‘Citizenship (Amendment) Bill based on religion undermines the secular fabric of India, say several groups in the North east. In Shillong, the issue has stirred up several indigenous groups. They have strongly opposed the move of the Centre to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants who belong to six communities […]

Shillong Blues

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Shillong Blues

Sir, Shillong is becoming a traffic nightmare, thanks to ‘enterprising inhabitants. Commercial vehicles from neighboring Assam are flooding the city streets in such a manner that their presence is ubiquitous. There is not a single road or lane in the city, observed residents, where one cannot see these vehicles either entering or being parked. Their […]

Thai princess to visit Shillong

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Thai princess to visit Shillong

SHILLONG:  A Thai delegation from Embassy in Delhi, Consulate General in Mumbai and Ministry of Foreign Affairs led by Chalit Manityakul, Ambassador of Thailand to India made a visit to Don Bosco Museum  on Thursday. They also made a visit to Otto Hopfenmueller Library. They were part of an advanced survey team to prepare for […]

Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

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Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Guwahati: The crowd started trickling into the stadium from 1.30pm. By 5.30pm, when the official function kicked off, the stands were almost chock-a-block. Bands from the Northeast – Salvator (Manipur), Still Waters (Sikkim), Purple Fusion (Nagaland), The Soul Rebels (Arunachal Pradesh), Boomarang (Mizoram) and others got the audience rocking since the afternoon. The evergreen “Bob […]

The Wailers are gonna Wake Up Shillong and Calcutta

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The Wailers are gonna Wake Up Shillong and Calcutta

SHILLONG: For the reggae lovers of Meghalaya and the northeast, it’s the penultimate dream come true. ‘One world’ and one love of music is bound to rock the scene as the ‘buffalo soldiers’ will sing ‘no woman no cry’ even as hundreds of fans will weep tears of unrestrained joy. It’s the late Bob Marley’s […]